Diploma of Pharmacy (D. Pharm.) course is an diploma academic certificate program in the field of pharmacy. It is the basic prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist in many countries including India. It is related to providing knowledge about the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use.
D. Pharm. holders can work in several fields such as:
Hospitals: As health care team, Hospital Pharmacist, Drug Store Incharge, 108 Ambulance team, Community health care team etc.
Marketing: Medical Representative, Area Manager, Zonal Manager, Medical Insurance etc.
Government: Hospital Pharmacists in various government hospitals like AIIMS, All Govt. Primary Health Centers, Asha Centers, Army hospitals, Railways Hospitals etc.
Entrepreneurship: Whole sale Drug Store, Medical Store, Medical Equipment Supplier, Loan licensed based Drug Industry, Bulk Drug Industry, Pharmaceutical Industries, Ayurvedic Medicines Industries, Cosmetic Industries etc.
Higher Education: B. Pharm. then M. Pharm., MBA and also opt for Civil Services Examinations.