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 study No. of hours of Practical
Pharmaceutics-I 75 100
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I 75 75
Pharmacognosy 75 75
Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology 50 75
Human Anatomy & Physiology 75 50
Health Education & Community Pharmacy 50 -
Total 400 375

Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II
Subjects No. of hours of study No. of hours of Practical
Pharmaceutics-II 75 100
Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II 100 75
Pharmacology & Toxicology 75 50
Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence 50 -
Drug store & Business Management 75 -
Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy 75 50
Total 450 275

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.