D.Pharm Admissions in India 2020- Eligibility, Selection Process, Fees

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: September 18, 2020

Looking for D.Pharm admission in India? Here is the complete information related to D.Pharm admissions such as eligibility, selection process, fees and list of top D.Pharm colleges in India.

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 including admission process, eligibility, selection process, and career options. 

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Eligibility Criteria

Application Process

Documents Required for Admissions

Entrance-Based Admissions

State-Level Entrance Test

University-Level Entrance Test

Merit-Based Admissions

Selection Processes

Personal Interview-Based

Counselling-Based

State-Wise D.Pharm Admission Articles

D.Pharm Course Fees

Career and Future Scope of D.Pharm

Top Colleges for D.Pharm in India

D. Pharm Admission Highlights 2020

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

Category

Major Highlights

Level

Diploma

Duration

Two years

Type

Semester Wise

Eligibility

10+2 or equivalent

Admission Process

Merit/ Entrance Base

Course Fee

Rs 4,000/-to 5,50,000/- (Annually) 

D.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for D.Pharm admissions in India as follows:

  • 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.

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D.Pharm Application Process 2020

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.

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Documents Required for D.Pharm Admission 2020

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

  • Class 10th Certificate and its mark sheet

  • Class 12th Certificate and its mark sheet

  • Diploma Certificate (If Applicable)

  • Migration Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Payment Receipt of Application Fee

  • Character certificate

  • Caste Certificate (If Applicable)

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D.Pharm Admission Process 2020

Like many courses, 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 for D.Pharm

  • 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. 

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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 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. 

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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) 

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Merit-Based Admissions

  • 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.

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D.Pharm 2020 Selection Process in India

There are two major types of selection processes which have been adopted across institutions and are individually chosen by different educational institutions. Check out the steps and processes involved in the D.Pharm 2020 selection processes in India. 

Personal Interview-Based Selection Processes

  • Here, depending on the admission policy of the respective colleges, merit lists will be released by the educational institutions with the names of all its applicants and their respective scores and/or ranks.

  • Based on the merit lists, candidates will be called in the order of merit and asked to sit for a Personal Interview and/or Group Discussion. Few Colleges/institutions may include different selection methods to shortlist prospective students.

  • Considering the overall performance of the candidates in the different selection parameters such as the past academic record/entrance test score and the performance in the personal interview and/or group discussion, etc, the university/college will shortlist the prospective students.

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Counselling-Based Selection Process

  • Commonly opted by Universities with a large number of affiliated and constituent colleges offering 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. Additional steps may be added by the college or steps may even be deducted from the ones that have been mentioned above. Therefore, it is important for all aspirants to check the admission processes outlined for each college.

You can skip the hassle of searching for the right college and course according to your needs and choices by filling the Common Application Form. Our counsellors can guide you through the admission processes and help you choose the right college and course. You can also call on our toll-free number at 1800-572-9877 and avail FREE Counselling services regarding admissions.

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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 2020

Punjab D.Pharm Admissions 2020

Assam D.Pharm Admissions 2020

Tamil Nadu D.Pharm Admissions 2020

Odisha D.Pharm Admissions 2020

Karnataka D.Pharm Admissions 2020

WB D.Pharm Admissions 2020

Kerala D.Pharm Admissions 2020

D.Pharm Admissions in Haryana

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D.Pharm Course Fee 2020

The annual course fee for D.Pharm in both government and private college is mentioned below:

Type

Minimum Fee

Maximum Fee

Government Colleges

Rs 4,000/-

Rs 50,000/-

Private Colleges

Rs 50,000

Rs 5,50,000/-

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D.Pharm Career Options

After completing the course there are some good job opportunities that candidates can seek. Students can work in government hospitals, private hospitals, pharmacy stores, private clinics, pharmaceutical companies, etc. Job opportunities are better if the candidates pursue B.Pharma after the D.Pharma program. Here are some of the job opportunities that students can consider after D.Pharm.

Employment Sectors

  • Government Jobs

  • Hospitals

  • Drug Control Administration

  • Food and Drug Administration

  • Sales and Marketing Department

  • Health Centres

  • Research Agencies

  • Chemist Shops

  • Pharmaceutical Firms

  • Schools

Job Profiles

  • Technical Supervisor

  • Medical Transcriptionist

  • Pharmacist

  • Quality Analyst

  • Scientific Officer

  • Teacher

  • Production Executive

  • Researcher

Salary

Rs 2,80,000/- to Rs 7,50,000/- LPA/-

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Top D.Pharm Colleges in India 2020

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

S.No.

College Name

Type

Location

Fees

1

Maharishi Markandeshwar University

Private

Ambala, Haryana

Rs 43,500/-

2

Maharishi University of Information Technology

Private

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 80,000/-

3

IEC UNIVERSITY

Private

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

Rs 75,000/-

4

Rayat Bahra University

Private

Mohali, Punjab

Rs 80,000/-

5

Rai University

Private

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Rs 45,000/-

6

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education

Private

Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu

...

7

Geeta Institute of Pharmacy

Private

Panipat, Haryana

Rs 45,000/-

8

Advanced Institute Of Technology and Management

Private

Palwal, Haryana

Rs 90,000/-

9

Acharya Institute of Technology

Private

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 75,000/-

10

T. John Group of Institutes

Private

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 65,000/-

11

Greater Noida Institute of Technology

Private

Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Rs 1,00,000/-

12

Jamia Hamdard

Private

New Delhi, Delhi

Rs 75,000/-

13

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Research

Government

Delhi, Delhi

Rs 12,200/-

14

Government College of Pharmacy

Government

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 60,000/-

15

B.K. Mody Government Pharmacy College

Government

Rajkot, Gujarat

...

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