DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY (NO. OF SEATS:-60 PER YEAR                 

Recognised by:- AICTE, Ministry of HRD and Government of India & U.P. Government, approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi

Affiliating Board:-  Board of Technical Education, Uttar Pradesh

Eligibility Criteria:- Candidates who have passed 10+2 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics.

Course Structure:- This course is a 2 years programme based on yearly examination system, which includes theory and practicals besides individual training. 

A person who has completed D. Pharma can be employed as a Registered Pharmacist in a community pharmacy (Medical Store/Chemists & Druggists) or a hospital pharmacy. It is the minimum qualification to practice pharmacy therefore, it is mandatory that all dispensing of prescription medicines has to be done under the supervision of a pharmacist only. He/She can also work as a medical representative & also work in an industry.


COURSE OF STUDY

The course of study for Diploma in Pharmacy part-I and Diploma in Pharmacy part- II shall include the subjects as given in the Tables I & II below. The number of hours devoted to each subject for its teaching is given against columns 2 and 3 of the Tables below-

TABLE-I Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I)

                 Subject

Theory

Practical

Hours/year

Hrs./week

Hours/year

Hrs./week

Pharmaceutics-I

75

3

100

4

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I

75

3

75

3

Pharmacognosy

75

3

75

3

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology

50

2

75

3

Human Anatomy & Physiology

75

3

50

2

Health Education & community

pharmacy

50

2

   
 

400

16

375

15

 

TABLE-II Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II)

 Subject

Theory

Practical

Hours/year

Hrs./week

Hours/year

Hrs./week

Pharmaceutics-II

75

3

100

4

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II

100

4

75

3

Pharmacology & Toxicology

75

3

50

2

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence     

50

2

-

 

Drug store and Business

Management

75

3

-

 

Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy

75

3

50

2

 

450

18

275

11

 

EXAMINATIONS

There shall be an examination for Diploma in Pharmacy (part-I) to examine students of the first year course and an examination for Diploma in Pharmacy (part-II) to examine students of the second year course. Each examination may be held twice every year. The first examination in every year shall be the annual examination and the second examination shall be supplementary examination of the Diploma in Pharmacy (part-I) or Diploma in pharmacy (Part-II)as the case may be. The examinations shall be of written and practical (including oral) nature. Carrying maximum marks for each part of subject, as indicated in Table III and IV:R-29(A) (Plan and scheme of examination for Diploma in Pharmacy).

PLAN AND SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR THE DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY

(Based on effective teaching for 180 working days in one academic session)

Table-III Diploma in pharmacy (part-I) Examination 

Subject 

Max. Marks in Theory          

Max. Marks in Practical

Examination

Sessional

Total

Examination

Sessional

Total

Pharmaceutics-I

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical

Chemistry-I

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmacognosy

80

20

100

80

20

100

Biochem. & Clinical

Pathology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Human Anatomy &

Physiology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Health Education &

community Pharmacy

80

20

100

     
     

600

   

500

 

 TABLE-IV Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II)

Subject

Max. Marks in Theory

Max. Marks in Practical

Examination

Sessional

Total

Examination

Sessional

Total

Pharmaceutics-II

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical

Chemistry-II

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmacology &

Toxicology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical

Jurisprudence

80

20

100

     

Drug store  and        

BusinessManagement

80

20

100

     

Hospital & Clinical

Pharmacy

80

20

100

80

20

100

     

600

   

400

Note: Each paper shall consist of six questions out of which five shall be attempted. Half of the total number of papers in each year will be set and assessed by external examiners and the remaining half will be set and assessed by the internal examiners. There shall be one external and one internal examiner for each practical Examination.