There is no option to any form for specialization in the D. Pharma course as it will focus on the basic pharmaceutical science. Many institutes offers this course which has the recognition for the Medical Council of India.
Who are eligible for this Course
The minimum eligibility criteria which is required to pursue a D.Pharma course is a higher secondary degree from a recognized board with subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology. This course is of 2 years duration. There is no need of cut-offs to this course and there is no admission test even. However, the candidate belong to an age group between 17 and 30.
B. Pharma Courses
If students want to begin a career in Pharmacy, then he/she need to apply to a B. Pharma (Bachelors) or a D. Pharma (Diploma) course to right after 10+2 examinations. Students with subjects in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) as well as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) is the combination to apply to this course. This Diploma is of two years the Bachelors Degree of four years duration. Post graduation can be done in field in order to complete the undergraduate level.
Streams / Branches: The course of pharmacy consists of mainly six streams or branches, namely:
Entrance Exams and Eligibility Criteria: Entrance tests to the course B. Pharma is held in the state levels and minimum marks for an applicant is to attain that is able to sit for this examination is 50% with PCM or PCB as Higher Secondary. The students who belong to the SC/ST and OBC quota need to have at minimum of 45% marks in their 10+2 examinations.
Some of the entrance tests for B. Pharma are: