Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.)

 

Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) is a 2 year Diploma Course in Pharmacy. 

 

About the Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) Program

The Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) program offers comprehensive training in pharmaceutical sciences, preparing students for roles in the healthcare industry. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, students learn about drug composition, dosage forms, pharmacology, and pharmaceutical chemistry. They gain hands-on skills in compounding medications, dispensing prescriptions, and counseling patients on medication use. With a focus on pharmaceutical regulations and ethics, graduates are equipped to work as pharmacy technicians, pharmaceutical sales representatives, or pursue further education in pharmacy-related fields.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) program have a wide range of career opportunities in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. Some common career paths include:

Pharmacy Technician: Assisting pharmacists in dispensing medications, managing inventory, and providing customer service in retail pharmacies, hospitals, or clinics.

Pharmaceutical Sales Representative: Promoting and selling pharmaceutical products to healthcare professionals, pharmacies, and hospitals, while also providing information on product usage and benefits.

Medical Representative: Working for pharmaceutical companies to promote medical products and devices to healthcare professionals, building relationships, and facilitating product sales.

Pharmaceutical Production Assistant: Assisting in the manufacturing and production processes of pharmaceutical drugs, ensuring adherence to quality standards and regulations.

Healthcare Consultant: Providing expertise on pharmaceutical products, regulations, and industry trends to healthcare organizations, government agencies, or consulting firms.

Pharmacy Store Manager: Overseeing the operations of a pharmacy, including staff management, inventory control, and customer service, ensuring efficient and effective pharmacy operations.

Research Assistant: Supporting research projects in pharmaceutical laboratories or academic institutions, conducting experiments, collecting data, and assisting in analyzing results.

Regulatory Affairs Specialist: Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and standards for pharmaceutical products, preparing and submitting documentation to regulatory authorities for product approvals.

Drug Safety Associate: Monitoring and evaluating the safety profile of pharmaceutical products, managing adverse event reports, and ensuring compliance with pharmacovigilance regulations.

Hospital Pharmacy Technician: Working in hospital pharmacies to prepare and dispense medications, manage medication orders, and provide support to healthcare professionals in patient care.

These career options provide diverse opportunities for Diploma in Pharmacy graduates to contribute to the healthcare industry and make a difference in patient care and public health.

Program Details
Composition Name
Affiliation
Sigma University
Approvals
AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi & UGC, New Delhi
Duration
02 Years
Eligibility for Admission
Candidate shall have passed Higher Secondary Examination (Grade 12) or equivalent stage of education.
Admission Schedule
As per the directives of Admission Committee. Usually from May to October every year.
How to Apply?
Start Date
July 2024
College / Campus
Faculty of Pharmacy (Sigma Institute of Engineering), Sigma University Vadodara.
Shifts (Working hours)
10: 00 am to 05:00 pm
Intake capacity
60

Curriculum

Sem Course Code Course Name Theory (T) Tutorial (T) Practical (P) Hrs Credit Detail Syllabus
I
1DPH01
Human Anatomy and Physiology
3
1
3
7
6
I
1DPH02
Pharmacognosy
3
1
3
7
6
I
1DPH03
Pharmaceutics
3
1
3
7
6
I
1DPH04
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
3
1
3
7
6
I
1DPH05
Social Pharmacy
3
1
3
7
6
15
5
15
35
30

Advantage At Sigma

Research Opportunities
Campus Life and Extracurricular Activities
Alumni Network
Supportive Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary approach for holistic learning
State-of-the-Art Facilities

Admission Procedure

Visit www.sigmauniversity.ac.in or you may visit the Admission Office at Sigma University, Vadodara.

OR

To secure admission for the (D. Pharm.) program at Sigma University, Vadodara through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC) in the state of Gujarat, please follow the given process:

ACPC Registration: Visit the official website of ACPC (https://gujacpc.admissions.nic.in/) and register yourself as a candidate. Fill in the required details accurately and submit the registration form.

Choice Filling: After successful registration, you will be provided with login credentials. Log in to the ACPC portal and fill in your preferred choices of diploma courses and colleges, with Sigma University as your desired institution.

Document Verification: Once the choice-filling period is over, ACPC will announce a schedule for document verification. Visit the designated help centers with the necessary documents, including your educational certificates, ID proof, and category certificate (if applicable).

Merit List and Seat Allotment: ACPC will release a merit list based on your choices and the availability of seats. If you are selected, you will be allotted a seat at Sigma University, or any other preferred institute based on your rank and availability.

Fee Payment and Confirmation: Upon seat allotment, you need to pay the requisite admission fee to confirm your seat at Sigma University. Follow the instructions provided by ACPC for fee payment and complete the process within the specified time frame.

Reporting to the Institute: After fee payment, report to Sigma University as per the schedule provided by ACPC. Carry all the necessary documents, including the admission fee receipt, for verification and completing the admission formalities.

It is important to note that the admission process may vary slightly from year to year. Therefore, it is advisable to regularly check the official ACPC website and Sigma University’s admission portal for updates and specific instructions related to the current admission cycle.

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