Diploma in Pharmacy is an undergraduate Diploma Course in the medical field of Pharmacy which involved in the preparation, dispensing and appropriate use of medication meant for therapeutic purposes. The course provides the minimum qualification to become a Registered Pharmacist in India. There is no Specialization in D.Pharma. and the course only provides the basic concepts of pharmaceutical science.
D.Pharma course is a career oriented programme in the medical field of pharmacy, designed to familiarize candidates with the basic concepts of pharmaceutical science. The purpose of the programme is to perpare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry level positions in retail pharmacies as well as Pharmaceutical companies. The course essentially provides an overview of the theory and various principles and pracities involved in the science of pharmacy.
Certificate holders of D.Pharma may start practicing as pharmacists in india. They may also work at drug stores in government hospitals, clinics, private hospitals, community health centers or private drug stores. Students may also work as medical representatives, medical transcriptionists, technical supervisors, chemists, pharmacists, quality analysts, scientific officers in private firms etc.