D. Pharma

D.Pharmacy (02 Years Course)
Regulations Governing D.Pharm Course

1. Eligibility
A pass in PUC II year or 10+2 or its equivalent with science subjects recognized by board with PCB or PCM or PCMB combination.

2. Duration of the Course
The duration of the course shall be for two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days.

3. Attendance and Progress
A candidate is required to put in at least 80 % attendance in theory and practical subjects separately. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily to become eligible for appearing the respective examination. Medium of instruction and examination shall be in English

4. Practical Training
After having appeared in Part –II examination for the Diploma in Pharmacy, conducted by the Board, a candidate shall be eligible to undergo practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months.

Course of study:
Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I

Subjects No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Tutorial No. of hours of Practical
Pharmaceutics 75 25 75
Pharmaceutical Chemistry 75 25 75
Pharmacognosy 75 25 75
Human Anatomy & Physiology 75 25 75
Social Pharmacy 75 25 75
Total 375 125 375

Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II
Subjects No. of hours of Theory No. of hours of Tutorial No. of hours of Practical
Pharmacology 75 25 50
Community Pharmacy and Management 75 25 75
Biochemistry and clinical pathology 75 25 50
Pharmacotherapeutics 75 25 25
Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy 75 25 25
Pharmacy Law and Ethics 75 25 -
Total 450 150 225

Academic & Professional Scope:
The student may join the B.Pharm. Programme directly to II year.
Wide scope for professional development. Some of the opportunities are listed below

  • Pharmacist in Govt. Hospital / Private Hospital.
  • Lab Assistants (Demonstrator in Pharmacy College).
  • Community Pharmacist (Retail & Wholesale Drug Store).
  • In Pharmaceutical Production.
  • Medical Representatives.