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D.Pharm (Diploma in Pharmaceutical technology) course information- Duration, Subjects, Scope

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Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)

D.Pharm is the diploma course of pharmacy. D.Pharm and B.Pharm these two courses are the gateway of the pharmaceutical knowledge world.

Basically, it's a 2 years full-time course with theoretical and practical classes. In this course, you can learn the basic knowledge of every pharmaceutical subject. In this course, you can learn various pharmacy practices as a trainee pharmacist in any hospital. This a great thing for those who want to learn about basic first-aid and medical information.

D.pharm course is divided into 4 semesters in academics.

If you want to continue your studies after completing D.Pharm, you can get lateral admission directly in the third semester of the B.Pharm.

Learn: B.Pharm (Bachelor in Pharmaceutical technology) course information- Duration, Subjects, Scope

Diploma in Pharmaceutical technology- Duration, Subjects, Scope

In D.Pharm you can learn a lot about the hospital and clinical pharmacy, because of the internship in the hospital. The pharmacy registration of D.Pharm is as important as B.Pharm and other higher pharmacy studies.

Important information:

D.PharmDiploma in Pharmaceutical Technology or Diploma in Pharmacy
Duration of time2 years of a full-time course
No. of semesters4 Semesters
Who can apply?After 10+2 with science.
Entrance Exam for CounselingState-level diploma entrance exams (Depends on your state)

Subjects in D.Pharm course:

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry and Clinical Pathology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health Education and Community Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Drug Store and Business Management
  • Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

Scope of D.Pharma Students:

Advantages of D.Pharm over B.Pharm:

  • D.Pharm is a short duration(2 years) course than B.Pharm(4 years).
  • The pharmacy registration(license) as powerful as B.Pharm.
  • D.Pharm course fee(1.5 lakh) is lower than B.Pharm(3-4 lakh)

How to choose the best college for D.Pharm?

You should choose a pharmacy college with proper facilities for your practical as well as theoretical practices. This is a quite difficult but important job for you to choose a good college. But there are some factors to choose the best pharma institution.
These two things are super important for you to choose a good college. These two organizations are national statutory bodies for pharmaceutical as well as technical education.

So best of luck with your career. If you like this article, then share it with your friends, who are interested in chemistry and biology.

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