By- Akanksha Yadav
A diploma in Pharmacy often known as D.Pharma is a 2 years long diploma course for students who want to become a pharmacist. Through this programme, students pursue a career in the medical field of pharmaceutical sciences. In D.Pharma, students also get to learn about the marketing of pharmaceutical drugs and patenting of new drugs. Admission to pharmacy colleges/institutes is given based on the student’s entrance examination performance as well as merit.
During D.Pharma, students study subjects like human anatomy, computer applications in pharmacy, biochemistry, physiology etc.
The average fee for a D.Pharma course is anywhere between INR 10,000 to INR 1, 00,000 per annum. D.Pharma is offered by many private and government colleges/institutes in India. The admission fees in private colleges are higher than in government colleges.
After completing a diploma in D.Pharma, individuals can expect a salary of INR 3.5 to INR 6 LPA. It is a high-paying field for graduates. After this degree, students can also go for higher studies in this field.
The duration of D.Pharma:
D.Pharma is a diploma course which is divided into 2 years. During these 2 years, students study various subjects related to the pharmacy field.