The course of study for D.Pharm shall extend over a period of two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than 180 working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than three months.
Eligibility Criteria for admission to D.Pharm Course
A candidate who passed the Higher Secondary Examination of the Kerala state with Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Mathematics as optional subjects or any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent there to are eligible to apply.
V.H.S.C of Kerala from 1994-1995 session with Group A and B only are considered as equivalent examination for admission to D.Pharm course.
GROUP A- NCERT syllabus in Physics, Chemistry and Maths
GROUP B- NCERT syllabus in Physics, Chemistry and Biology
Human Anatomy & Physiology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Bio- Chemistry & Clinical Pathology, Health Education & Community Pharmacy.
Pharmacology & Toxicology, Drug store & Business Management, Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
Need For Future
The world of today is undergoing rapid social economic, political and technological advancement. In this regard, Pharmacy as a technical and professional field is undergoing globalization. In this scenario profession of pharmacy has been forced to undergo radical process of evolution with great shift in its public mission. Hence it becomes clear that pharmacy education also needs to react and undergo rapid change, renewing the terms of graduate professional in strengthening healthcare system in order to keep pace with emerging trends in pharmacy field.