School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Diploma in Pharmacy D.Pharm

D. Pharm is a diploma course offered to 10+2 students. It is a two-year course. It provides diverse job opportunities in the government as well as the private sector. Through this course students will gain pharmacy knowledge, learn to use modern tools, cultivate leadership skills, communication skills and professional ethics. They will also learn about the pharmacist’s role in society and understand the impact of professional pharmacy solutions in environmental contexts and the responsibility to carry out sustainable development.

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility

10+2 with min. 45% in PCM/PCB

Selection Procedure

Entrance Test + PI

Industry Internship Programme

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences sends the D. Pharm students for Internship to Hospitals after completion of the 2nd Year of the D. Pharm programme.

Pedagogy

  • Use of ICT enabled tools (Powerpoint Presentation, Smart Classes, You tube videos, Softwares, Webinars).
  • Use of review and research papers in teaching practice.
  • Online study platforms- Bentham Sciences etc.
  • Plethora of Pharmaceutical Journals in Library.

 

Programme Structure

  • Pharmaceutics-I, Theory
  • Pharmaceutics-I, Practical
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I, Theory
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I, Practical
  • Pharmacognosy, Theory
  • Pharmacognosy, Practical
  • Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology, Theory
  • Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology, Theory
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology, Practical
  • Health Education & Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutics-II, Theory
  • Pharmaceutics-II, Practical
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II, Theory
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II, Practical
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology, Theory
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology, Practical
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Theory
  • Drug Store and Business Management,
  • Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy, Theory
  • Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy, Practical

Career Prospects

  • The job avenues are manifold for a pharmacist in the industry, government developments, academics, hospitals, investigation and research institutes.
  • In government organizations, a pharmacist maintains proper records according to various government Acts governing the profession of pharmacy.
  • Employment opportunities are galore in cosmetic industries and pharma industries for quality assurance and maintaining safety standards.
  • They can also register with the state pharmacy council, to set up and run their own pharmacy or chemists and druggists shop.
  • Drug control administration and armed forces also offer a range of opportunities to pharmacists.
  • Students with a master’s degree in pharmacy may also take up teaching as a profession in pharmacy colleges and universities.
  • Opportunities are also available in sales promotion work as medical representatives.
  • They can work as drug inspectors to ensure the quality of the drugs.
  • They can also work in government dispensaries, CRC and PRC.
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