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D.Pharm Admissions in India 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection, Fees

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: June 22, 2021

Admission to the D.Pharm Course for 2021 shall be on done on both merit or entrance exam. There are many D.Pharm colleges that also conduct their own admissions. Read the full article for more information.

D.Pharm Admissions in India

Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) is a career-oriented diploma course in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The course is designed to familiarise students with the basic concepts of pharmaceuticals. The main aim of the course is to train students for entry-level positions in retail pharmacy as well as pharmaceutical companies with the required skills and academic knowledge.

After completion of D.Pharm, successful graduates can work in hospitals, health departments, treatment clinics, etc. In this article, candidates can find all important information related to D.Pharm admissions in India 2021 including admission process, eligibility, selection process, and career options.

D.Pharm Admission Highlights 2021

Some of the major highlights of D.Pharm admission in India is as follows:

Category

Major Highlights

Level

Diploma

Duration

2 years

Type

Semester Wise

Eligibility

10+2 or equivalent

Admission Process

Merit/ Entrance Base

Course Fee

Rs 4,000/-to 5,50,000/- (Annually) 

Important Dates for D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Since D.Pharm admission to all colleges in India does not follow common admission procedure so it is difficult to provide candidates with clear dates. We have therefore provided the tentative dates for D.Pharm Admission 2021.

Events

Dates

Commencement of Application for Entrance Exams

May 2021

Application for Entrance Exams Closes

July 2021

Entrance Exam Date

August to September 2021

Result Declaration

September to November 2021

NOTE - Candidates are advised to check with the intended institution website for precise information.

Eligibility Criteria for D.Pharm Admission 2021

The common eligibility criteria for D. Pharm admission in India for 2021 are listed below. These metrics can be used by applicants to verify that they meet the criteria or not.

  • In order to take admission, candidates must have passed the 10+2 examination or equivalent with minimum 50% marks from any recognized board of education.

  • Must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects.

  • At the time of admission, candidates should be a minimum of 17 years of age.

Also Read:- What are the Diploma Courses after 10th: Course Details, Scope, and Colleges

How to Apply for D.Pharm Admissions 2021

The application process of D.Pharm admissions in India will vary from course to course. Usually, the application process is available both in online and offline mode. Candidates are required to fill in all the important details while filling the application form. The application process is considered completed after the payment of the application fee.

  • The application for the D.Pharm admissions varies from one college to another.

  • If you are applying for a particular institute, you will have to visit the official website of that college.

  • For online application, you need to visit the official website of the college and find the application link on the home page

  • Before filling the application form, need to register yourself with a college or university.

  • While filling up the application form you need to provide all your personal details, educational qualifications and contact information.

  • After completing the application form, you will have to upload the supporting documents and recent photograph.

  • At last, you need to pay the application fee prescribed by the college or university.

  • For offline application, you may have to download the application form from the official website or you need to collect the application form from the administrative office of the college or university.

The admissions to the Diploma in Pharmacy courses offered across India will be based on a certain set of processes, which need to be completed within a stipulated period of time. Commonly across institutes, two major admission processes are adopted, namely, Entrance-based and Merit-based admissions. Check out the steps and admissions processes under the two different methods of D.Pharm admission processes in India. 

Entrance-Based Admission Processes

  • Under entrance-based admissions, there are two popular types of entrance exams commonly conducted across different states, namely, State-Level and University Level entrance test.

  • Therefore, before applying for admissions, candidates must go through the admission policy of each college they wish to apply for. 

State-Level Entrance-Based Admissions: 

  • Candidates will be asked to apply to the conducting body as appointed by the state. 

  • Once applied, candidates will be asked to participate in the state-level entrance test and await further directions regarding admissions.

  • Under State-Level entrance tests, admissions are usually done via a counselling-based admission process, wherein the candidates will be asked to select the course and the college offering their choice of course.

  • The conducting body will then release merit lists containing the names of all candidates according to their respective scores in the entrance test.

  • Admissions will be offered to the prospective students in the order of merit as per the merit lists. 

University-Level Entrance-Based Admissions:

  • Here, each university or college will organise a university-level entrance test, the scores of which will be applicable for the courses offered by the university itself or its affiliating colleges.

  • Candidates will be asked to participate in the entrance test conducted by the university on the stipulated date and time with the appropriate documents such as an Admit Card and Photo ID.

  • After attempting the entrance test, colleges or universities will release merit lists containing the names of all candidates along with their ranks and scores obtained in the entrance test.

  • Depending on the admission policy adopted by the concerned college, candidates may be asked to participate in the selection processes which may include a Personal Interview-based selection or a counselling-based admission. (Selection Processes Defined Below) 

Merit-Based Admissions Process

  • Here, candidates simply need to apply to the college or university of their choice and follow the admission protocols put in place by the admissions committee of the concerned college.

  • The selection processes under such a method of admission may include a Personal Interview-based selection process or counselling-based selection processes. (Selection Processes Defined Below)

Note: Aspirants must note, the admission processes adopted by the colleges will be specific to the needs and requirements of the college offering the course of your choice. Therefore, it is advisable to go through the admission processes of each college prior to completing the application processes.

Also Read:-B.Pharm vs D.Pharm: Which is Better?

Documents Required for D.Pharm Admission 2021

The list of documents required along with the D.Pharm application form are as follows:

Class 10th Certificate and its mark sheet

Payment Receipt of Application Fee

Class 12th Certificate and its mark sheet

Character certificate

Diploma Certificate (If Applicable)

Caste Certificate (If Applicable)

Migration Certificate

Transfer Certificate

D.Pharm 2021 Counselling Process in India

Commonly opted by Universities with a large number of affiliated and constituent colleges offering the same or similar courses, candidates will be asked to appear for the counselling rounds on the stipulated date and time. During the counselling rounds, the candidates will be asked to select the course and college as per their choice. The university or admissions committee will then offer the candidates seats as per their ranks in the merit lists, their preferred choice of college and course, and the availability of seats in the respective choices.

Note: The admission processes of each college will be unique to the requirements of the concerned college. Therefore, it is important for all aspirants to check the admission processes outlined for each college.

State-Wise D.Pharm Admission Process

If you wish to pursue a D.Pharm programme in any one of the educational institutions in India, then check out the State-wise D.Pharm Admissions processes from the list given below.

UP D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Punjab D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Assam D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Tamil Nadu D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Odisha D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Karnataka D.Pharm Admissions 2021

WB D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Kerala D.Pharm Admissions 2021

Top D.Pharm Colleges in India 2021

Some of the Top D.Pharm Colleges in India are listed below:-

S.No.

College Name

Location

Approximate Annual Fees

1

Maharishi Markandeshwar University

Ambala, Haryana

Rs 43,500/-

2

Maharishi University of Information Technology

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 80,000/-

3

IEC UNIVERSITY

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Rs 75,000/-

4

Rayat Bahra University

Mohali, Punjab

Rs 80,000/-

5

Rai University

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Rs 45,000/-

6

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education

Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu

...

7

Geeta Institute of Pharmacy

Panipat, Haryana

Rs 45,000/-

8

Advanced Institute Of Technology and Management

Palwal, Haryana

Rs 90,000/-

9

Acharya Institute of Technology

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 75,000/-

10

T. John Group of Institutes

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 65,000/-

11

Greater Noida Institute of Technology

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 1,00,000/-

12

Jamia Hamdard

New Delhi, Delhi

Rs 75,000/-

13

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Research

Delhi, Delhi

Rs 12,200/-

14

Government College of Pharmacy

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 60,000/-

15

B.K. Mody Government Pharmacy College

Rajkot, Gujarat

...

Easy Application to D.Pharm Colleges in India 2021

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