Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)

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Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)


Duration: 2 Year(s)

Sikkim Professional University (SPU), Gangtok

Gangtok, Sikkim, India


Course TypeDiploma

Course Specialty

General Pharmacy


Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), University Grants Commission (UGC), Indian Nursing Council (INC), Sikkim Nursing Council (SNC)


    Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharma) is an academic programme of two years is designed to impart in-depth knowledge of science and techniques behind the formulation of pharmacy practice and medicine management. SPU’s D. Pharma course fundamentally provides an overview of the principles and practices implicated in the science of pharmacy including main subjects like Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, and Pharmaceutics. 

    The curriculum and syllabi of the D. Pharma course at SPU are designed according to the Pharmacy Council of India the statutory body governing the pharmacy profession in India. The objective of Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharma) is to provide valuable insights into the chemical and physical properties of drugs, the chemical structure of medicines and provide a perfect exposure to real-world situations while learning.

    Besides, the programme focuses on providing knowledge about medicines, its dosage used for different diseases, and its effect and side-effect on the human body. Candidates who want to enhance their skills and get advanced knowledge, they can opt for higher education.

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    Students who have completed 10+2 with minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics along with English, they are eligible for Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharma) admission.

Minimum Education

12th Science
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