CERT & Shree Ram group of Institutions have started two year course in Diploma in Pharmacy duly approved by PCI and BTE It is well known by the short names of D Pharm and D Pharma . Diploma in Pharmacy is a Diploma certificate course consisting of two academic years and practical training session.
Diploma in Pharmacy is the minimum qualification required to practice or work as a pharmacist in India.
Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs. This science uses principles of health sciences, biology and chemical sciences to create and dispense pharmaceutical drugs.
Pharmacists are healthcare professionals who practice in the field of pharmacy. Pharmacists are also known by titles such as- druggists, chemists. Their main tasks include- compounding, checking prescriptions, dispensing drugs, advice dosage and directions to patients and checking and maintaining the drug store inventory (at hospitals, clinics or drug stores).
Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm) The duration of the course shall be for two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.
The candidate should have qualified the 10+2 examination in Science stream of any recognized Board of Higher Education with minimum 50% marks in aggregate of the three subjects namely:
- Physics (essential subject)
- Chemistry (essential subject)
- Biology/ Mathematics/ Biotechnology/ Computer Sciences (any one of these)