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Diploma in Pharmacy [D.Pharm]

1) What are the eligibility criteria for the D.Pharm course?

The candidate must have passed plus two/ or equivalent qualifications in science stream with English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or Maths as Subjects.

2) What is the The D.Pharm program provides an entry to the pharmacy career. It is the minimum qualification to register as a pharmacist in India. The student can pursue B.Pharm as a lateral entry if he wishes to pursue his higher studies in pharmacy. The Diploma holders can join in retail, wholesale, community pharmacy, NGOs, and hospital pharmacy. They can also take up entry-level jobs in pharmaceutical companies. Diploma holders with an entrepreneurial spirit can start a pharmacy business.


3) What is the duration of D.Pharm?

            The duration of D. Pharm is two years.


4) What is the salary package a D.Pharm graduate can expect?

             The salary varies according to experiences, interpersonal skills, job profile, employer profile, and job location. They can expect a salary of around Rs. 8000-20,000/- according to these factors.


5)  What courses can you do after D.Pharm?

             Pharmacy Diploma holders interested in pursuing higher studies can join the second year of the B.Pharm course as lateral entry.


6) What is D.Pharm Course?

             The D. Pharm course provides


7) What is the career scope of D. Pharm in India?

             India has the second-largest pharmaceutical industry globally and the best affordable hospitals. Pharmacies are opened in every nook and corner of India. D.Pharm holders have opportunities both in the government and private sector.


8) Do you need a license to practice after D.Pharm?

               Yes, the student needs to obtain a license to work or do business in the pharmacy field. The State Pharmacy Councils do the registration of pharmacists.