Diploma in Pharmacy is a two year course. In India, students can study this education course after successfully completing Standard Twelve in science stream with Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or maths as subjects. The person who has completed D.Pharm can be employed as registered pharmacist in Hospital and Community pharmacies dispensing drugs and pharmaceuticals. It has been made mandatory that at least one person employed in a pharmacy must be a qualified registered pharmacist. After completion of D.Pharm, one should complete the respective pharmacy council registration to become a registered pharmacist. A D.Pharm holder can go for a professional degree (under graduate) course of B.Pharm in India via lateral entry scheme.
B.Pharm holders can work in several fields such as being a pharmacist, patient counseling, doing further studies such as master’s degree, working in a university as a lecturer, or working as a drug information specialist.
Eligibility – D.Pharm
D.Pharm (Diploma of Pharmacy) holders are eligible for admission into B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) after completing the degree D.Pharm with biology or both biology & math subjects.
|Course Level||Full Form||Duration||Eligibility||Examination Type|
|Undergraduate Degree||Diploma in Pharmacy||2 years||The candidate must have passed Class 12 with 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent from a recognized board & Students must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics as compulsory subjects.||Semester Mode|