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Diploma in Pharmacy



Course Overview

D. Pharm (Diploma in Pharmacy) is a two-year academic course well designed to render thorough knowledge of medicines, procedure involved in their composition and pharmacy management. The course basically renders a layout of principles pertaining to the science of pharmacy that contains the subjects like Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Pharmaceutics. Apart from this, the programme also throws light on all types of drugs used for various diseases, their dosage, action and reaction mechanism, adverse effects and much more.

Pharmacy Council of India or PCI, the highest authority responsible for the pharmacy profession in India, has laid down the curriculum for D. Pharm. The programme deals with chemical structure, physical and chemical properties and applications of pharmaceutical formulae. It also encloses the details about natural medicines derived from animals marine, plants and biological sources. Only those aspirants who are inquisitive about drug formulation and their uses in the treatment of multiple diseases can opt for this course.

D. Pharm supports the students to absorb multiple ways of effective medication and use their sharp research skills in industrial world. The programme opens up the doors for various career choices in the field of medicine. By the end of the programme, students may find the jobs of Quality Analyst, Production Executive, Pharmacist, Medical Transcriptionist and Scientific Officer in their kitty. These profiles refer to the reputable career that is indeed fulfilling for the aspirants. Those looking forward for advanced studies can go ahead for higher education.

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Designed to Produce Efficient Pharmacists

At GLA University, we emphasize education beyond classrooms with project-based learning to ensure our students imbibe what the industry requires.
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    Highly Equipped Pharma Lab

    for practical study of medical drugs & their compounds

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    14 Research Centres

    to provide students with immense scope for research

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    Hands-on Training

    with compulsory lab assignments

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    Experienced Faculty Advisors

    drawn from top-notch institutions

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    400+ Patents Published

    by faculty and students

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    Top-Notch Placements

    up to Rs. 55.00 LPA


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Diploma in Pharmacy degree is the most revered education across diverse industries and government departments.

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  • Government Hospitals
  • Government Scientist   
  • India Analytical Laboratories
  • Indian Council for Medical Research 
  • India Drug Research Association & Laboratory
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Ministry of Health
  • Pharmacy Council of India 

iconPrivate Sector

  • AbbVie
  • Aurobindo Pharma
  • Cipla
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • GlaxoSmithKline              
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lotus Herbal      
  • Lupin    
  • Merck
  • Pfizer   
  • Piramal
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals & many more

iconFurther Study

  • Master in Pharmacy (M. Pharm) 
  • Preparation for competitive government job exams
  • Research Projects


Over 3000 GLAdiators have bagged offers from top recruiters from the industry
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Why D. Pharm at GLA?

The pharmaceutical industry has grown in leaps and bounds especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. It is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 12% in the next five years. In 2021, the CAGR of pharma industry was 17.7%. The pharmaceutical companies have paced up advanced medicine research after the outbreak of Coronavirus. This scenario has created a sea of opportunities for the budding scientists to land future-proof jobs.

Pharm diploma holders acquire the following positions:
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    Quality Control Officer

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    Production / R&D Chemist

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    Packing and labeling officer

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    Research Associates / Coordinator / Scientist

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    Training Analyst

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    Project / Trials Manager

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    Medical underwriter

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    Production Executive / Manager/ Planner / Officer

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    Sales Officer

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    Drug Analyst / Drug Inspector / Drug Controller

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    Food Inspector

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    Scientist in CSIR / ICMR and RA Assistants / Associate




Applicants must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/ Biology, with at least 50% marks in the compulsory subjects. (Candidate must attain the age of 17 years on 31 Dec of applying year)


  • 1st Year : 1,14,000/- INR
  • 2nd Year : 1,19,000/- INR