This course is for anyone from the science stream who wishes to pursue their career in the pharmaceutical industry. Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) is a two-year professional programme which equips one with the skills and information related to pharmacy. Since we have designed the course to provide detailed knowledge of the science and techniques essential in pharmacy practice and medicines management. The core subjects of the course curriculum include Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics. Moreover, the course is a perfect blend of theory and practical. Thus, preparing the students completely for exploring the pharmaceutical field and assuaging their thirst for the field
The curriculum and syllabi for the programme are as per the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) the statutory body governing pharmacy profession in India. In this programme students will gain insights into the chemical and physical properties chemical structure and uses of pharmaceutical formulae. The programme encompasses knowledge about the natural medicines which are obtained from plants animals marine and biological sources.
In addition the programme focuses on imparting knowledge about drugs used for different diseases dosage absorption mechanism of action drug action drug interaction adverse reaction. Candidates seeking advance knowledge in the discipline can apply for higher education.
D. Pharm is a practical driven course which is designed to teach the candidates all the basic concepts of pharmaceutical science like:
All those who have qualified 12th board from any recognized board are eligible for enrolling in this undergraduate course. The only thing is that they must have belonged to the science stream having their subjects as PCB/M or PCBM. Thus if you are interested in pharmacy then you can easily take admission in the Diploma in Pharmacy course that GHRU offers
The career scope of a diploma in pharmacy is very bright and promising. A D.Pharm certificate enables the individual to practice as a pharmacist in India. Thus they get many job opportunities in various institutions as well as at various positions. Or else they can also go for higher education and establish a stronger grip on the subject.
If pharmaceutical studies is what you are passionate about then you can go for a bachelor's degree in pharmacy (B. Pharm). The advantage of doing B.Pharm after D.Pharm is that you become eligible to directly get admission in 2nd year of B.Pharm. Thereafter, you can also pursue postgraduate degrees (M. Pharm). Also another interesting prospect for your career is pursuing a degree in Law after D.Pharma. And then a pharmaceutical company can hire you as a Litigation or IPR (Intellectual property) lawyer.
After doing a D.Pharm you can get a job at a drugstore or private or government hospital. Moreover, you can also deliver your services at health clinics, NGOs, community health centres, etc. As there you can interpret the prescriptions correctly thus dispense the right medicines and guide them appropriately. Also many more promising jobs are available at various divisions like Process Control, Manufacturing and Quality Control of a pharmaceutical company. Working as a Medical Representative is a prestigious job as well. Lastly, if you have an entrepreneurial spirit, then you can set up your own business. And that can be opening your own retail pharmacy outlet, starting a wholesale business or a surgical items shop