Diploma of Pharmacy (D.Pharm)


  • Location - GHRU Saikheda
  • Duration -2 year
  • Course Type - Full time
  • Affiliated - UGC

Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)‌ is‌ ‌an‌ ‌undergraduate‌ diploma ‌course‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌interested‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌field‌ ‌of‌ ‌pharmacy.‌ The pharmaceutical industry has been growing immensely and has its application in medical, research, education fields. Therefore, ‌it‌ ‌has a wide scope and is ‌a ‌popular‌ ‌job-oriented‌ course ‌among medical enthusiasts.‌ ‌The‌ ‌course‌ ‌equips‌ ‌an‌ ‌individual‌ ‌with‌ ‌the‌ ‌knowledge‌ ‌and‌ ‌skills‌ ‌needed‌ ‌for‌ ‌researching,‌ ‌testing‌ , ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌dosage‌ ‌of‌ ‌drugs.‌That‌ ‌is‌ ‌to‌ ‌say‌ ‌that‌ ‌this‌ diploma program ‌makes‌ ‌one‌ ‌capable‌ ‌of‌ ‌working‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌healthcare‌ ‌industry‌ ‌and‌ ‌making‌ ar‌ ‌contribution.‌ Just like a B.Pharm degree program, but this course is a little less elaborate and detailed than that one.‌Thus this course ‌consists‌ ‌of‌ ‌4 ‌semesters‌ ‌spread‌ ‌over‌ ‌a‌ ‌period‌ ‌of‌ ‌2 ‌years.‌ ‌And‌ ‌the‌ ‌core‌ ‌subjects‌ ‌covered‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌course‌ ‌curriculum‌ ‌include‌ ‌Human‌ ‌Anatomy‌ ‌&‌ ‌Physiology,‌ ‌Biochemistry‌, ‌and‌ ‌Pharmaceutical‌ ‌Organic‌ ‌Chemistry.‌

Course Structure


Firstly, if candidates have cleared 12th boards from a recognized board then they are eligible to apply for this course. But they should have had English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (P.C.M), and or Biology (P.C.B / P.C.M.B.) as optional subjects were individually. Moreover, the board should have been recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

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Admission Procedure

  • The University will publish admission notification in papers, the University's site, the notice board of the University, and other media before the beginning of each cycle.
  • List of provisional candidates chosen for admission / shortlisted dependent on merit will be shown on the notification board of the University/University's site/or the students will be notified directly of their admission after the last date of made application.The admitted candidate will need to produce a mark sheet of the passing exam within a month of the due date of affirmation.
  • The students can also apply whose results of the required exam are about to declare. They will get provisional seats. These students, nonetheless, should produce the previous year mark sheet/School/College certificate as proof for required qualification criteria before the due date. If a candidate failed to do so, the provisional admission of the student would not be confirmed. The provisional admission will be forfeit.
  • If an applicant admitted under provisional admission (by point (c) above) couldn't acquire the necessary mark to satisfy the requirement and qualification, then the temporary entry stands cancelled.
  • The application made by the student might be dismissed because of any of the accompanying reasons:
    1. The student does not satisfy the qualification conditions.
    2. The required fees aren't paid.
    3. The application form isn't completed or signed by the candidate and their parent, guardian, wherever required.
    4. Necessary documents for admission are not encased.
  • Enrolment /Registration number will be allotted to the student by the University after confirmation and prepayment of several of the actual charges.
  • Admission rules as outlined by the University will be applicable for all admission procedures occasionally.


Career opportunities available for students who have done a course in pharmacy are wide and bright. To build a stronger base in the field or specialize in a particular topic of interest one can go for higher studies. Otherwise, one can also directly take up a job and start working in the industry.

Further Studies:

After a D.Pharm degree one can do B.Pharm, PharmD, M.Pharm, etc. A provision for getting admitted in the 2nd year of B.Pharm is available for people who have done a D.Pharm course. Higher education will help one enhance their skills and knowledge. Thus, better job opportunities will knock on their doors.

Job Opportunities

A number of employment opportunities are possible for people who have a Diploma in Pharmacy. They can work as a drug inspector or pharmacist in the government sector, open a medicine retail shop, work at a pharmacy store, work in a drug manufacturing company or work in the education sector. Also, various companies and organizations may hire them for posts like Consultant Pharmacist, Clinical Pharmacist, and Medicines safety Manager.