D.Pharma (Diploma in Pharmacy) -

D.Pharma (Diploma in Pharmacy)

Diploma in Pharmacy is a short-range course for aspirants who want to start their career in the field of pharmacy. Instead of doing long term courses in pharmacy domain, D. Pharmacy course is the ideal choice for the student who wants a quick start in their pharmacy career. Pursuing D. Pharm can be a good beginning to understand the fundamentals of pharmacy programme and then pursue advanced courses like B. Pharm & Pharm.D.

Diploma in Pharmacy covers fundamental Pharmacy Education including the application of chemistry in the pharma industry, theoretical & practical concepts of biochemistry, pharmacology and toxicology. The course enables the students to study about different chemical salts, their application and uses in medicine. The programme holds fine significance in the pharmaceutical industry.

D. Pharm. Course Eligibility:

Minimum eligibility qualification is 10+2 level of education in science stream, from a recognized educational board, for admission into the Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm.) course in any college. A minimum aggregate score of 35% (Passing marks) at the 10+2 level is also necessary. The cut-off percentage of marks differs as per the University/College.

Course Duration Course Duration of Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm.) is 2 Years.
Age Eligibility Minimum age limit is 17 years
Minimum Qualification 10+2 (From any recognized Board)
Minimum Aggregate Score Requirement 35%- 45%
Selection Process Merit-Based/ Entrance Exam
Subjects Required 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics or Biology
Advanced Options of Study B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D
Average Salary Offered INR 3.0 lakhs per annum
Employment Roles Hospital Pharmacist, Community Pharmacist, Production Chemist, Production Technician, Medical Representative, Pharmaceutical Wholesaler.
Placement Opportunities 1. Govt. Hospitals: AIIMS, PGI, ESIC, Etc.

2. Private Hospitals: Max, Fortis, Apollo, Etc.

3. Pharmaceutical Industries: Alkem, Cipla, Abbott, Dr.Reddy’s, Mankind, Unichem, Etc.

4. Private Clinics & Nursing Homes

5. Wholesale Drug Distribution

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