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Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I and Part-II):-

"15[Minimum qualification for admission to Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I course -A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics.

(1)     Intermediate examination in Science;

(2)      The first year of the three year degree course in Science,

(3)      10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science;

(4)   Pre–degree examination;

(5)    Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination.

 Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Govt. /State Govts./Union Territory Admns. as the case may be from time to time]

Duration of the course:-

The duration of the course shall be for two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.

 

Course of study:-

The course of study for Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I and Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II shall include the subjects as given in the Tables I & II below. The number of hour devoted to each subject for its teaching in Theory and Practical, shall not be less than that noted against it in columns 2 and 3 of the Tables below.

TABLE-I

Diploma in Pharmacy (Part- I)

Subject

 

 

No. of

hours of

Theory

No. of hours

of Practical

 

Pharmaceutics-I

75

100

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I

75

75

Pharmacognosy

75

75

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology

50

75

Human Anatomy & Physiology

75

50

Health Education & Community Pharmacy

50

-

400  +

375  = 775

 

 

TABLE-II

Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II)

 

 

Subject

 

 

No. of

hours of

Theory

No. of hours

of  Practical

Pharmaceutics-II

75

100

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II

100

75

Pharmacology  & Toxicology

75

50

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

50

-

Drug Store and Business Management

75

-

Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

75

50

           450

+275   =  725

 

Approval of the authority conducting the course of study:-

The course of regular academic study prescribed by Pharmacy Council of India shall be conducted in an institution, approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under sub-section (1) of Section 12 of the Pharmacy Act, 1948.

Examinations:-

There shall be an examination for Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) to examine students of the first year course and an examination for Diploma in Pharmacy  (Part-II) to examine students of the second year course . Each examination may be held twice every year. The first examination in a year shall be the annual examination and the second examination shall be supplementary examination of the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II), as the case may be. The examinations shall be of written and practical (including oral) nature, carrying maximum marks for each part of a subject, as indicated in Table III and IV below: -

2TABLE --III

DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY (PART-I) EXAMINATION

Maximum marks for Theory

Maximum marks for Practicals

Subject

Examination

*Sessional

Total

Examination

*Sessional

Total

Pharmaceutics-I

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical chemistry-I

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmacognosy

80

20

100

80

20

100

Bio- chemistry and Clinical pathology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Human Anatomy and Physiology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Health Education and Community Pharmacy

80

20

100

-

-

-

600

+

500=1100

*Internal assessment

2TABLE-IV

DIPLOMA IN PHARMACY (PART-II) EXAMINATION

Maximum marks for Theory

Maximum marks for Practicals

Subject

Examination

*Sessional

Total

Examination

*Sessional

Total

Pharmaceutics-II

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical chemistry-II

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmacology & Toxicology

80

20

100

80

20

100

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence

80

20

100

-

-

-

Drug Store and Business Management

80

20

100

-

-

-

Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy

80

20

100

80

20

100

600

+

400=1000

*Internal assessment.

Minimum marks for passing the examination: A student:-

shall not be declared to have passed Diploma in Pharmacy examination unless he /she secures at least 50% marks in each of the subject separately in the theory examinations, including sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examinations including sessional marks. The candidates securing 60% marks or above in aggregate in all subjects in a single attempt at the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II) examinations shall be declared to have passed in first class the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II) examinations, as the case may be. Candidates securing 75% marks or above in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed with distinction in the subject or those subjects provided he/she passes in all the subjects in a single attempt.

Eligibility for promotion to Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II):-

All candidates who have appeared for all the subjects and passed the Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I examination are eligible for promotion to the Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II class. However, failure in more than two subject shall debar him/ from promotion to the Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II class.