Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)

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Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)


Duration: 2 Year(s)


Total Seats: 120

Vinayaka Mission's College of Pharmacy (VMCP), Salem

Salem, Tamil Nadu, India


Course TypeDiploma

Course Specialty

General Pharmacy


Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation- Salem


    • The diploma program in Pharmacy (D. Pharm) at VMU covers topics like drug information, dosage and administration, drug development and regulation, the basics of the pharmaceutical profession, pharmacy computations and the chemistry of drug molecules. Apart from these topics, students will also get introduced to drug ID, testing procedures, pharmacological terminology, patient education, lab practices and more.
    • The student acquires a sufficient understanding of the scientific principles and techniques of the pharmaceutical sciences, together with the associated problem-solving skills to become, after the appropriate experience in practice, a competent pharmacist. The course enables the student to adapt to the new developments in pharmacy and medicine which will undoubtedly occur during his or her professional life. It is integrated to provide the students with a coordinated understanding and comprehensive knowledge and expertise in all the aspects of the preparation, distribution, action and use of drugs and medicines. It also imparts to the students, scientific rigour and discipline of mind.
    • Students with a Diploma in Pharmacy can work as a pharmacist, hospital pharmacist, community pharmacist or as applicable in areas like retail pharmacies, hospitals, health care centers, in the food and drugs analysis department, in insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies.
    • 500 hrs of practical training in hospitals spread over a period of 3 months.

Fee (INR):

50000 (Annual)

Stipend (INR):



Hostel Facility




Dr. B. S. Venkateswarlu


    A pass in 10+2/ H.Sc/ CBSE Examinations or its equivalent. Must have the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or (Botany & Zoology) or Mathematics and English individually

Minimum Education

12th Science
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