Diploma in Pharmacy program is a Diploma certificate course. It is well known by the short names of D Pharm and D Pharma . Diploma in Pharmacy is the minimum qualification required to practice or work as a pharmacist in India.
It is a 2 year long diploma certificate course which requires higher secondary certificate with PCB/PCM qualification with a minimum of 45% candidate belonging to ST/SC/OBC (excluding creamy layer) categories of Madhya Pradesh with minimum 40 % marks.
Diverse job opportunities are available in front of Diploma in Pharmacy certificate holders. Government and private sector job opportunities are available in front of them.
Why D Pharma?
Diploma in Pharmacy certificate holders may start practicing as pharmacists in India. They may work at drug stores in Government hospitals, private hospitals, clinics, community health centres or private drug stores.
Other than working for hospitals or private drug stores, D Pharm certificate holders may even start their own private drug store! To thrive in such a venture, one must have access to decent financial resources and entrepreneurship skills.
Other than working right after completing D Pharm course, one may also go for further studies (B Pharm, Pharm D, M.Pharm. etc). After completing Master’s level course, one may take up the job of a lecturer/tutor/instructor at relevant pharmacy schools or institutes.