Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)

D.Pharm

Affiliation

Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai

Approvals

Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi Diploma in pharmacy (D.Pharm) is a 2 yrs program duration after 10+2 (science stream) which includes 2 yrs of academic study followed by practical training in hospitals for 3 months. Diploma in Pharmacy is the minimum qualification required to practice or work as a pharmacist in India.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Affiliation

The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai

Approvals

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi. B.Pharm- is a four year regular course aimed to train the students for focusing on synthetic and herbal drug discovery, formulation development, quality assurance and pharmaceutical analysis, pharmacology and toxicology, pharmaceutical management and marketing. Regular theory and practical sessions followed by internal assessment and semester examinations are being conducted as per Pharmacy council of India regulations. The course includes one month internship/ practical training and industrial visit.

B.Pharm

Eligibility Criteria

As per the rules and regulations of The Tamilnadu Dr M.G.R Medical University, Chennai/ Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai, Government of Tamilnadu, Chennai.

Candidate shall have passed HSC examination with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany & Zoology or Mathematics subjects.40% aggregate marks in the above subjects is mandatory. 35% aggregate marks for SC & ST Candidates. Candidate should have completed 17 years of age on the date of admission or should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

Admission Procedure

D.Pharm

  •  Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10 + 2) or its equivalent with optional subject Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany / Zoology or Mathematics.
  •  Candidates can directly apply to the college for admission.
  •  Sanctioned students : 60

B.Pharm

  •  Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (10 + 2) or its equivalent with optional subject Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany / Zoology or Mathematics.
  •  Candidates can directly apply to the college for admission.
  •  Sanctioned students : 60

Career Opportunities For B.Pharm Greaduates And D.Pharm Holders

B.Pharm

  •  Teaching.
  •  Pharmacist.
  •  Quality Assurance Health Manager.
  •  Medical Transcription.
  •  PAnalytical Chemist of Quality Control Manager.
  •  Sales and Marketing.
  •  Clinical Research.
  •  Career in Regulatory bodies.
  •  Regulatory Manager.
  •  Further studies in Abroad.

D.Pharm

  •  Work at drug stores in Government hospitals, private hospitals, clinics, community health centres or private drug stores.
  •  Start their own private drug store.
  •  In Pharmaceutical companies they may work at divisions/sections like- manufacturing, process control, quality control and marketing.
  •  May go for further studies (B. Pharm)