Kerala D.Pharm Admissions 2021: Eligibility, Application Form and Selection Process

Cyril Titus Zachariah
Cyril Titus ZachariahPublished On: January 18, 2021

Interested in pursuing D.Pharm in Kerala? Check out the important details you need to know about before applying for Kerala D.Pharm Admissions 2021. Learn more about the D.Pharm eligibility criteria, application and selection procedures followed in the state.

Kerala D.Pharm Admissions

Among the different paramedical and allied healthcare industries in the nation, the discipline of pharmacy has been one of the fastest-growing and profitable industries. Admission trends suggest that candidates have started to choose Pharmacy courses such as Diploma in Pharmacy or D.Pharm and Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) courses at the undergraduate level.

Kerala is one of the states where there is a large number of applications for pharmacy courses across medical colleges in the state. In this article, we will talk about certain important information regarding Kerala D.Pharm admissions 2021 such as eligibility criteria, application and selection processes and other crucial details.

Kerala D.Pharm Admission Important Dates 2021 (Tentative)

If you are interested in taking admission in one of the 2-year diploma courses in pharmacy courses in Kerala, you must keep a note of the Kerala D.Pharm Admission important dates 2021.

Important Events

Important Dates

Last Date to submit the completed application form

August 2021

Last date for receipt of applications

September 2021

Release of Rank List

TBA

Seat Allotment Dates

TBA

Commencement of Class

TBA 

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Kerala D.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to pursue the 2-year diploma course, all aspirants are required to meet the necessary Kerala D.Pharm eligibility criteria 2021. The admission guidelines, as outlined by the Directorate of Medical Education Kerala;

  • Aspirants need to have cleared the class 12 board examination in the stream of science from a recognised board of education.

  • Candidates should have cleared Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics in either of the following criteria;

    • Intermediate Exams in Science

    • Completed and Cleared one year of a 3-year Science Degree

    • Cleared 10+2 board examination in science

    • Equivalent Pre-degree examination; or any other equivalent degree or certification as specified by the PCI.

Note: Candidates who have cleared the qualifying degrees or certification from any institution outside of Kerala, they must present an equivalency or recognition issued by the Kerala University of Health Sciences.

Course

Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm)

Academic Requirement

10+2

Subject Requirement

Physics, Chemistry & Biology/Mathematics

Age Limit

17 Years of Age as on 31st December

Nationality

Indian Citizen

Kerala D.Pharm Admission Application Process 2021

All aspirants looking forward to taking part in the admission process must first complete the Kerala D.Pharm admission application process 2021. After candidates have ensured that they meet the required criteria, candidates must visit the official website of the respective affiliated colleges. All applications will be completed in online mode, therefore candidates must follow the steps as specified by the candidate. Check out the D.Pharm admission application process you need to follow:

  • On the official website of the respective colleges, candidates must download the application form and take a printout of the same.

  • Fill out all the details requested on the application form including the space provided for entering the DD number for the application fee. The application fee can be checked below in the article.

  • Once all the details have been entered, candidates will be asked to submit the hardcopy of the application form at the choice of college.

  • Candidates must note that the application form along with the DD for the application form fee.

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Kerala D.Pharm Application Form Fee 2021

All applicants who wish to pursue the diploma programme, they will be required to pay the required Kerala D.Pharm application fee. As per the guidelines state by the government, candidates are required to pay the application form fee via a Demand Draft (DD). Here are the steps you need to follow in order to pay the Kerala D.Pharm Application Form Fee.

Application Fee

₹1,000

In favour of

KSSPCMA

Payable at

Chalakuddi, Thrissur 

Documents Required for Kerala D.Pharm Admissions 2021

In order to successfully complete the application process, candidates are required to present a set of documents required for Kerala D.Pharm admissions 2021. These documents should be attested by a Gazetted Officer or the Head of the Institution. Here is the list of documents needed for Kerala D.Pharm admissions 2021.

  • Class 10th and 12th Certificate issued by the competent authority for proof of Date of Birth.

  • Respective Mark Sheet of the respective qualifying examination.

  • Certificate of Caste, if applicable.

  • A Self-addressed envelope with an Indian Postage Stamp(s) of 25x12 cm size.

Note: Candidates must ensure that the application forms are complete and correct and should be received by the institution before the deadline. It is also important to note that no original documents are submitted. 

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Kerala D.Pharm Selection Process 2021

Once the application forms have been received by the respective colleges, candidates will be called in for the Kerala D.Pharm selection process 2021. As per the guidelines, candidates will be selected for admission to the programme based purely on the qualifying marks of the candidates. Here are the steps that will be followed for the 2021 D.Pharm admissions in Kerala:

  • Normalisation: Since it is expected to witness participation from candidates outside the state, a normalisation process will be conducted where the marks obtained by candidates from different boards will be equated to that of the Kerala State Board.

  • The Normalisation Process states that the highest marks obtained by the candidates of other boards will be equated to the highest marks obtained by students of Kerala HSC. Based on the equated marks, individual marks obtained by each candidate will then be used as the basis of providing admissions.

  • Publication of Ranks: On the basis of these processes, a rank list will be released individually by each specific college, where the applicants have applied for admissions to the D.Pharm programmes. The rank list will contain the names of all candidates in descending order after the normalisation process. Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of their ranks in the respective rank list.

  • Final Selection: The final steps of selection includes the presentation of all original documents and certificates at the respective college at the time of admission.

  • Payment of Fees: Candidates will be asked to pay the entire course fees at the time of admission, as outlined by the specific colleges.

  • Along with the rest of the documents, candidates will also be asked to submit Physical Fitness Certificates, Certificate of Conduct, and Transfer or Migration Certificate.

Note: Candidates must ensure that the information that they have provided in the application forms is correct and complete, as false details may lead to immediate cancellation of the admission of the candidates.

Top D.Pharm Colleges in Kerala

Check out the following list of top D.Pharm colleges in Kerala offering the diploma programme to all aspirants.

Government Medical College Kottayam

Crescent College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Kannur

Ezhuthachan College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Thiruvananthapuram

Grace College of Pharmacy Palakkad

National College of Pharmacy Kozhikode

St Joseph’s College of Pharmacy

Nehru College of Pharmacy Thrissur

Government Medical College Kozhikode

Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram

KVM College of Pharmacy Alappuzha

If you are interested in taking admission to any one of the colleges that offer admissions to a D.Pharm course, then you can fill out the Common Application Form, available on our website. Our Counselors will be able to assist you in taking admission to the course and college of your choice.

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