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Pharmacy is the study of preparing, dispensing of medicine, looking at how pharmacist creates these drugs.

Time Place Room Date Range Instructors
10:00am – 5:00pm VSCP Main Campus 101 According to Pharmacy Examination Board, Karnataka 1st and 2nd Year Faculties

Diploma in Pharmacy or D.Pharmacy/D.Pharm is a Diploma certificate course available for those applicants that aspire to an entry-level job in the field of medicine

Vidya Siri’s Diploma in Pharmacy is designed to meet the specific educational needs to connect real-world healthcare needs of current Registered Pharmacists. This can be achieved by

The program aims to produce committed well-qualified Pharmacist with knowledge, skills or attitudes. Throughout the 2 years of study, students will undergo several Pharmacy Core Subjects, which are Pharmaceutics-I, Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I, Pharmacognosy, Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology, Human Anatomy & Physiology, Health Education & community pharmacy, Pharmaceutics-II, Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Drug store and Business Management, Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy

Each academic year has over a period of 180 working days with an additional 500 hours of practical training spread over a 3 months’ time period.

Eligibility for admission

Minimum requirements include

A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics.

Intermediate examination in Science

10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science

Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination

Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Govt. /State Govts./Union Territory Administrations as the case may be from time to time

Exams in the course

There will be 2 main examinations that will be held twice every year. The 1st exam is the exam for Diploma in pharmacy (Part 1) is to examine the 1st year student’s knowledge and the 2nd exam is the exam for Diploma in pharmacy (Part 2) is to examine the knowledge of 2nd year course students.

The Exams are in the nature of Written and Practical (including oral exams).  According to Plan and scheme of Karnataka examination board for diploma in pharmacy.

Practical Training

An approved candidate will be able to do practice training in any of the following institutions: A pharmacy, chemist and Druggist licensed under the Drugs and cosmetics Rules, State/Central Municipal /Government corporations, central Government Health scheme and Employees state Insurance scheme run Hospitals/Dispensaries. The institutions referred in regulation are eligible to take part in practical training (Under the Drugs and cosmetics Rules, 1945 made under the Drugs and cosmetics Act,1940).

The nature of the practical training being: The trainee will have exposure to the dispensing of prescriptions illustrating, storing of drugs and medically prepared substances, Working knowledge of keeping of records needed for different scenarios in the career of pharmacy and Practical experience while in the manipulation of commonly used pharmaceutical apparatus and much more.

The candidate must undergo the practical training for at least five hundred hours spreading over a 3 month time span provided that minimum of two hundred and fifty hours are devoted into prescription dispensing.

Career opportunities

Pharmacist in any government

Pharmacist in private hospital

Medical Coding

Community health centers

Start your own drug store

Join Degree Course B.Pharm/ Pharm D

Medical representatives

Hospital Pharmacist

Technical supervisors

Quality analysts

Production executives

Scientific officers in private firms

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