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Program Overview

Diploma in Pharmacy, also known as D.Pharmacy is a two-year diploma level program designed to prepare candidates to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in hospitals, pharmacies, and other pharmaceutical-related fields. D.Pharmacy’s first-year syllabus introduces students to core pharmaceutical subjects whereas the second year gives in-depth knowledge and understanding of specific concepts of chemistry, toxicology, human anatomy physiology, and more. In addition, practical lab work facilitates students to apply learned concepts to practice.

Admission Eligibility Criteria

The minimum education requirements shall be the passing of:
Candidates should have passed any of the following examinations in all the optional subjects and compulsory subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and /or Mathematics including English as one of the Compulsory subjects): a) Intermediate examination in Science; The First Year of the three year degree course in Science; 10+2 Examination (Academic stream) in Science; b) Pre-degree examination; any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above exam. Admission of candidates to the Diploma in Pharmacy Part – I shall be made in order of merit on the basis of the ‘Pre-Pharmacy Test’ conducted in accordance with the scheme of Examinations and syllabus laid down by the University.

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Curriculum

Pharmaceutics I
This subject is designed to impart a fundamental knowledge on the art and science of formulating different dosage forms. It prepares the students for most basics of the applied field of pharmacy.

Upon the completion of the course the student should be able to:

  1. Know the formulation aspects of different dosage forms
  2. Do different pharmaceutical calculation involved in formulation

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I
This course mainly deals with fundamentals of Analytical chemistry and also the study of inorganic pharmaceuticals regarding their monographs and also the course deals with basic knowledge of analysis of various pharmaceuticals.

Pharmacognosy
The subject of Pharmacognosy deals with drugs of natural sources viz. herbal drugs, their cultivation methods, bio-technological methods, production of pharmaceutical herbal products and their evaluation. The students will develop adequate skill to extract, purify, identify, and know the therapeutic value of herbal/crude/natural products.

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology
Biochemistry deals with complete understanding of the molecular level of the chemical process associated with living cells. Clinical chemistry deals with the study of chemical aspects of human life in heal illness and the application of chemical laboratory methods to diagnosis, control of treatment, and prevention of diseases.

Human Anatomy & Physiology
This course is designed to impart a fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the human body. It also helps in understanding both homeostasis mechanisms and balances of various body systems. Since a medicament, which is produced by pharmacist, is used to correct the deviations in human body, it enhances the understanding of how the drugs act on the various body systems in correcting the disease state of the organs.

Health Education & community pharmacy
In the changing scenario of pharmacy practice in India, Community Pharmacists are expected to offer various pharmaceutical care services. In order to meet this demand, students will be learning various skills such as dispensing of drugs, responding to minor ailments by providing suitable safe medication, patient counselling, health screening services for improved patient care in the community setup.

Pharmaceutics-I Practical
Students know the formulation aspects of different dosage forms .Do different pharmaceutical calculation involved in formulation and formulate different types of dosage forms

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I Practical
This course mainly deals with fundamentals of Analytical chemistry and also the study of inorganic pharmaceuticals regarding their monographs and also the course deals with basic knowledge of analysis of various pharmaceuticals.

Pharmacognosy Practical
The subject of Pharmacognosy deals with drugs of natural sources viz. herbal drugs, their cultivation methods, bio-technological methods, production of pharmaceutical herbal products and their evaluation. The students will develop adequate skill to extract, purify, identify, and know the therapeutic value of herbal/crude/natural products.

Biochemistry & Clinical Pathology Practical
Applied biochemistry deals with complete understanding of the molecular level of the chemical process associated with living cells. Clinical chemistry deals with the study of chemical aspects of human life in health and illness and the application of chemical laboratory methods to diagnosis, control of treatment, and prevention of diseases.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Practical
This course is designed to impart a fundamental knowledge on the structure and functions of the human body. It also helps in understanding both homeostasis mechanisms and homeostatic imbalances of various body systems. Since a medicament, which is produced by pharmacist, is used to correct the deviations in human body, it enhances the understanding of how the drugs act on the various body systems in correcting the diseases state of the organs.

Pharmaceutics-II
Subject deals with the formulation and evaluation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.
Upon completion of the subject student shall be able to(Know, do, appreciate)–Understand the principle involved in formulation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms, Prepare various pharmaceutical formulation,
Perform evaluation of pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II
This subject include study of the development of the following classes of drugs including SAR, mechanism of action, synthesis of important compounds, chemical nomenclature, brand names of important marketed products and their side effects.

Pharmacology & Toxicology
This helps the student gain knowledge and scientific information regarding pharmacology of drugs, including the practical aspects of pharmacological screening for various medicinal agents using the appropriate animal model, pharmacology calculations, biological standardisation, and in-vivo drug interactions and toxicity studies are also covered under this subject.

Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
This subject exposes the student to several important legislations related to the profession of pharmacy in India. The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, along with its amendments are the core of this course. Other acts, which are covered, include the Pharmacy Act, dangerous drugs, medicinal and toilet preparation Act etc. Besides this the new drug policy, professional ethics, DPCO, patent and design Act will be discussed.

Drug store and Business Management
After the completion of the syllabus the students are able to know about,

  • Practical steps in solving the problems of the management ofpharmacies and drug stores.
  • Set up their own business in the pharmaceutical sector and create the concepts learned into personal practice focusing on professionalism
  • Know about the Legal requirement to open a drug store
  • Know the concept of accounting
  • Sales promotion
  • Stock management

Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy
In the changing scenario of pharmacy practice in India, for successful practice of Hospital Pharmacy, the students are required to learn various skills like drug distribution, drug dispensing, manufacturing of parenteral preparations, drug information, patient counselling, and therapeutic drug monitoring for improved patient care.
Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to–

  • Know various drug distribution methods.
  • Know the professional practice management kills in hospital pharmacies.
  • Provide unbiased drug information to the doctors.

Pharmaceutics-II Practical
Upon completion of the Practical student shall be able toKnow, do, appreciate)–understand the formulation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms; prepare various pharmaceutical formulation and perform evaluation of pharmaceutical dosage forms.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II Practical

  • Assays of important drugs from the course content.
  • Preparation of medicinally important compounds or intermediates required for synthesis of drugs.
  • Monograph analysis of important drugs.
  • Determination of partition coefficients, dissociation constants and molar refractivity of compounds for QSAR analysis.

Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy Practical

  • Assessment of drug interactions in the given prescriptions
  • Manufacture of parenteral formulations, powders.
  • Drug in formation queries.
  • Inventory control

Fee Details

Program Fee
Amount
1st Year

Examination Fee Details

Examination Fee
Amount
1styear
As per University Norms
2ndyear
As per University Norms

Payment Mode

Pay through Net Banking/ Debit/ Credit Card/ UPI

*Term and conditions

Program Outcomes

  • PO1. Critical ThinkingUtilize and apply the concepts, theories, and applications of biological sciences in clinical settings.
  • PO2. Hands-on PracticeThe course will prepare the students with sound theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of health and pharmaceuticals, medicines, biology, diseases, and related multidisciplinary fields corresponding to academia and industrial requirements.
  • PO3. Independent Learning skillsThis program will provide students with solid fundamental knowledge of the subject, critical thinking skills, and practical experience in cutting-edge research.
  • PO4. Research OrientedThe students will gain hands-on experience in various practical aspects of the field. Well-versed with standard operating procedures and safety regulations for handling and use of chemicals and biosafety issues.
  • PO5. Holistic developmentThe program will enable the grooming and holistic development of students for advanced scientific research and entrepreneurship to meet the growing national and international needs of the scientific community.
  • PO6. Life-Long learning and effective communication skillsRichly enriched professionals in written and verbal communication for the dissemination of knowledge and ideas and inquisitive for lifelong learning.

Specific Outcome

  • PS1. Scientific aptitudeBuilding a strong foundation for knowledge of various domains of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacology and enhancing their scientific aptitude.
  • PS2. Industry ReadyTo equip students with in-depth practical skills in pharmaceuticals to meet societal and industry needs.
  • PS3. ResearchDemonstrate skill in conducting industry and academic research, interpreting, and utilizing the findings in translational research.
  • PS4. Future leaders and IndependentDevelop critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills.
  • PS5. EntrepreneurshipDevelopment of innovative aptitude and enhanced entrepreneurship skills.
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Silent Features

  • Personality EnhancementWork independently and as part of a team and have effective communication skills. Learn effectively to continue professional development.
  • Hands-on Training and practical skillsRegular basis workshops and webinars on Research, pharmaceutical dosages form, pharmacology, drug discovery, and instrumentations will help develop research skills in students.
  • Holistic Growth Designed to assist students in developing expertise and in-depth knowledge in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Industry Ready Specially designed course suitable for job placement in industries and research organizations. The course prepares students to enter the field of pharmaceutical sciences, research, academia, drug research, diagnostics, and the pharma industry.
  • Knowledge Enhancement and Learning The curriculum of this course lays a strong emphasis on in-depth knowledge of theoretical and practical aspects of biotechnology and related disciplines.

Student Speak

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Arjun Kumar

The state-of-the-art laboratories and well-equipped multispecialty hospital helped me to learn a range of skills related to my field and beyond. Till now, SGC has acted as a major motivator for me.

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Prabhjot singh

SGC is not just a college, it is the epitome of learning where students fulfill their dreams, overcome fears and weaknesses to step into the world as smart and confident professionals.

How to apply ?

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Step 1 – Signup

Visit sgcollege.edu.in/ SGCADMIT. Sign up or register with basic details (i.e. name, email id, mobile no., state, gender, and password). Login to the SGCADMIT with an already created username/ password. * Your email id will act as your username for the portal while the password will be set by you upon registration.

Step 2 – Book Your Slot

After successfully creating your candidate SGCADMITprofile, you’ll be taken to registration fee page. Pay your fees by logging into the dashboard and complete your profile.

Step 3 – University Examination (PPMET)

After successfully booking the seat, the candidates have to fill the PPMET application form. The link for registration shall be available/sent on your profile and email.

Step 4 – Counselling

Upon successfully clearing the PPMET exam, you have to apply for counseling through your SGC portal, followed by SOP uploading.

Step 5 – Admission

You become eligible for admission into Saraswati Group of Colleges after the declaration of counseling result and submission of requisite fees.