Programme overview

A Diploma in Pharmacy (D.pharma.) is a diploma course that prepares students for a career in pharmacy. The course covers various aspects of pharmacy, such as pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy, and hospital pharmacy. The D.pharma. includes both theoretical and practical aspects of pharmacy, including laboratory sessions, case studies, and internships that provide students with hands-on experience in pharmacy practise. The course aims to provide students with a strong foundation in the sciences and pharmacy practise, as well as develop their skills in drug preparation, dispensing, and counselling. Upon completion of their D.pharma., students can find employment in various sectors of the healthcare industry, such as retail pharmacies, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies. D.pharma. graduates can also pursue further education and training to become licenced pharmacists or pursue advanced degrees in pharmacy, such as Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programmes.

  • 2 Years

    Duration of Program

  • Diploma

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Resourceful Departmental Library.
Highly Qualified and Experienced Faculty Members.
Various Extra-Curricular/Co-Curricular Activities.
Top Rated Placement.
Field works and Internships

How will you benefit

This programme includes laboratory sessions and internships that provide students with hands-on experience in pharmacy practise. This programme helps them develop practical skills in drug preparation, dispensing, and counselling, which are essential for a
Students can pursue further education and training to become licenced pharmacists or pursue advanced degrees in pharmacy, such as Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) or Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) programmes.
Pharmacists play a vital role in the healthcare system by ensuring the safe and effective use of medications. D.Pharm. graduates can contribute to society by ensuring that patients receive the correct medicines and dosage, monitoring their health, and cou
There is a high demand for qualified pharmacists in the healthcare industry, which is anticipated to grow in the future.

What will you study

The primary purpose of the D.Pharm. is to equip students with knowledge and practical skills for pharmacy-related careers.

The programme aims to train students in drug composition, formulation, dispensing, and counselling, among other areas.

D.Pharm. graduates can work in hospitals, retail pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies, or pursue further education to become licenced pharmacists.

The primary purpose of a Diploma in Pharmacy is to prepare students for the pharmaceutical industry, healthcare contributions, and further education.

  • PO1 - Pharmaceutical Knowledge: Students gain a deep knowledge regarding the human body, its related diseases, analytical skills, drug molecules (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) along with excipients, natural drug resources, the chemistry involved in API, including synthesis of commonly used drugs, the effect of a drug on the human body, toxicity, and impurity profile, ADME studies of drugs (behaviour of a drug in the human body), dosage form studies including novel approaches, designing and developing formulation stability studies, analysis, etc.
  • PO2 - Pharmacy and society: The pharmacist provides complete health care data and practises to the people of society and guides them to be healthy. The student also learns about drug distribution systems, patient counselling, industrial laws, etc. The student gains expertise in the storage and distribution of drugs with all precautions and in-depth knowledge of dose, adverse effects, and other health-related issues to deal with indoor and outdoor patients admitted in hospitals and also in public.
  • PO3 - Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional pharmacist on society and the environment and make an impact on the people of society.
  • PO4 - Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to the professional ethics, responsibilities, and norms of pharmacy practise. The student is also trained in ethical behaviour with physicians, nurses, and other paramedical staff to protect patients health.
  • PO5 - Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual and as a member or leader in a diverse team and act as a multidisciplinary person in every context.
  • PO6 - Communication: Communicate effectively about pharmaceutical activities with the community and with society.

  • PSO1 - Able to apply the knowledge gained during the program from pharmacology, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, Pharmacognosy, APHE, communication skills, pharmaceutical analysis, Biotechnology, biochemistry, cosmetology, and environmental studies
  • PSO2 - Able to apply the knowledge of ethical and management principles required to work in a team as well as to lead a team
  • PSO3 - Able to do multi-disciplinary jobs in the pharmaceutical industries in various branches and would be able to write effective project reports in a multi-disciplinary environment in the context of changing technologies.

  • PEO1 - To produce pharmacy diploma holders able to discharge the responsibilities of a pharmacist with an adequate understanding of supportive areas connected to the health care system
  • PEO2 - To inculcate leadership quality with planning ability and effective oral and written communication skills
  • PEO3 - To encourage ethical principles and professional values to develop pharmacists with a professional identity serving society.
  • PEO4 - To encourage the students for lifelong learning skills and entrepreneurial abilities.
  • PEO5 - Students will be effective communicators with other healthcare professionals for dispensing medicines with professional ethics and social responsibilities
  • PEO6 - Students will be able to become lifelong learners, absorb newer technologies, and play a pivotal role in society.


  • ER20-11T Pharmaceutics
  • ER20-11P Pharmaceutics
  • ER20-12T Pharmaceutical
  • ER20-12P Pharmaceutical
  • ER20-13T Pharmacognosy Theory
  • ER20-13P Pharmacognosy Practical
  • ER20-14T: Human Anatomy and Physiology Theory
  • ER20-14P Human Anatomy and Physiology Practical
  • ER20-15T Social Pharmacy Theory
  • ER20-15P Social Pharmacy Practical


Medical Representative
Quality Control Analyst
Drug Inspector


Eligibility Criteria

General - 50% S.C./S.T./Others - 45%

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