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Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)
The Institution is approved by the Drug Control Board of Karnataka and recognized by the Government of Karnataka. It is also approved by the Pharmacy Council of India and All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi.

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 Five Hundred hours Practical Training spread over a period of not less than Three months.


Part – I

  1. Pharmaceutics – 1
  2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – 1
  3. Pharmacognosy
  4. Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
  5. Human Anatomy & Physiology
  6. Health Education & Community Pharmacy
Part - II
  1. Pharmaceutics – II
  2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – II
  3. Pharmacology & Toxicology
  4. Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  5. Drug Store and Business Management
  6. Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy
The Oxford Institution of Pharmacy is Recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka, Approved by Drug Control Board of Karnataka, P.C.I & A.I.C.T.E., New Delhi.

Pharmacy curriculum at the Diploma level in India offers a battery of subject expanded over a period of 2 years. Equal emphasis is given to subjects in Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Traditional and Advanced professional subjects and various ancillary subjects like Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing Procedures.

  1. Internal Assessment
     A regular record of both theory and practical classes work and examinations conducted in an institution imparting training for Diploma in pharmacy I & II year courses shall be maintained for each student 20 marks for theory & 20 marks for practical subject shall be allotted as sessionals. There shall be three periodic sessionals during each academic year. The average of the best two performed sessional will form the basis for calculating sessional onwards. The sessional marks in practical shall be allotted on the basis of following criteria.
    •  Actual performance in the practical sessional examination     - 10
    •  Day to day assessment in the practical class work-10

  2. Eligility for promotion to Diploma in Pharmacy II Year
    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 theory examinations including sessional marks and at least 50% marks in each of the practical examination including sessional marks.

    All candidates who have appeared for all the subject and passed the Diploma in Pharmacy I year are eligible for promotion to II year. However, failure in more than two subjects shall debar him/her from promotion to the Diploma in Pharmacy II year classes who have passed in Diploma in Pharmacy with minimum aggrigate of 60% marks.Directly admitted to II B Pharm as per university Regulations.(RGUHS)
Part – III - Training Period
  1. After having appeared in Part - II examination of Diploma in Pharmacy conducted by Board/University or other approved Examination Body or any other course accepted as being equivalent by Pharmacy college of India, a candidate shall be eligible to undergo practical training in one or more of the following institutions namely:
  • Hospitals/Dispensaries run by Central/State Governments/Municipal Corporations/Central Government Health Scheme and Employees State Insurance Scheme.A Pharmacy Chemist and Druggist licensed under the Drugs and Cosmetic Rules, 1945 made under Drugs and Cosmetic Act, 1940 (23 to 1940).

  • Drugs manufacturing unit licensed under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 and rules made there under.
The Practical Training shall not be less than five hundred hours spread over a period of not less than three months, provided that not less than two hundred and fifty hours are devoted to actual dispensing of prescriptions in a Government Hospital, Dispensary, Health Centre recognized by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.