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D PHARM (Diploma In Pharmacy)

Duration : 2 Years
Eligibility : After successfully completing higher secondary education in science stream with physics, chemistry and either biology or maths as subjects.

Diploma in Pharmacy -

Diploma in Pharmacy is a short-term 2 year programme for aspirants who want to foray into pharmaceutical commerce and pharmacy jobs. The course is ideal for students who seek short programme in the pharmaceutical field. 


Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent to be eligible for D.Pharm admissions.

A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level.



D.Pharma Admission Process:

  • Admission to Diploma in Pharmacy is done on the basis of entrance exams conducted by universities that offer this course or through state-level diploma entrance tests.
  • Candidates must have passed class 12 exams with science in order to take admission in this programme.
  • Some institutes also offer direct admissions to these courses i.e. without conducting entrance or state level exams.

Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma) Career Options and Job Prospects


 D.Pharma is a diploma programme, there are some good job opportunities that candidates can have after completing this course. Jobs are available at pharmacies of government and private hospitals, private pharmacy stores, pharmaceutical companies, etc. Job opportunities are better if candidates pursue B.Pharma after the D.Pharma programme.