Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy)
D.Pharm means two year Diploma in Pharmacy. Students can study this education course after successfully completing Standard Twelve in science stream with Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or maths as subjects. The person who has completed D.Pharm can be employed as registered pharmacist in Hospital and Community pharmacies dispensing drugs and pharmaceuticals.
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharmacy)
B-Pharma or Bachelor of Pharmacy is an academic degree offered at the undergraduate level in India. This qualification is the fundamental requirement for getting the license to work as a pharmacist. If the students are interested to pursue higher studies on pharmacy in India like M.Pharma (Master of Pharmacy), then they will have to pass the B.Pharm examination.
The B.Pharma course typically comprises six subject areas and they are as follows
- Data analysis in pharmacy
- Biological outcome of medicines
- Invention of medicines
- Dosage form design
- Professional and social aspects of pharmacy
- Quality use of medicine
Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharmacy)
- Pharmaceutical Analysis
- Reggulatory Affairs
- Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
- Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy – Post Baccalaureate)
The M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics) and M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Technology) Programs lead to specialization in formulation development, manufacturing technology, and process development areas, which are essential specializations for manufacturing of traditional and novel drug delivery systems. The second-year projects touch upon formulation development, stability studies, and process validation for traditional and novel drug delivery systems.
Some of the areas that have been taken-up by various batches since 2009 include hydrogels, microemulsions, microspheres, nanospheres, nanosuspensions, gastroretentive systems, solid-solid and solid-liquid dispersed systems, and development of modified accipients. Continuous interaction with industries including Nectar life Sciences, Abbott Healthcare, Unichem, Jubilant Clinsys, Arbro Pharma, Dr Reddys Labs and other organizations for academic, conferences and placements is a special feature during the course.