DD. Pharm. (Diploma of Pharmacy) cover all the basic concepts of pharmaceutical sciences which are important and considered liable to taught. After successfully completing two years of D. Pharma and after registering with Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) or the state Pharmacy Council, one can set up his/her own pharmacy/chemist, in order to stock and sell medicines and dispense them according to a registered medical practitioner’s prescription. One can also become medical representative after pursuing the course.
The person who has completed D.Pharm can be employed as pharmacist in shops selling medicine (Pharmacy) very easily as it has been made mandatory that at least one person employed in pharmacy must have qualified D.Pharm. After completion of D.Pharm, a student can go for degree (under graduate) course of B.Pharm.
Diplomacy in Pharmacy will include disciplines like –
- Paarmceuticaal Chemicals
- Biochemistry and Clinical pathlogy etc.