Diploma in Pharmacy or D. Pharm, is a 2-yr full-time diploma course divided into 4 semesters. The course has been designed to prepare candidates to work under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist in hospitals, community pharmacies, and other pharmaceutical related fields.The course is designed to familiarize candidates with the basic concepts of pharmaceutical science. D.Pharm to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge required for entry-level positions in retail pharmacies as well as pharmaceutical companies.
A Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm) is a 4 year undergraduate degree in the field of pharmacy. This degree is a prerequisite for registration to practice as a pharmacist. The course trains students to understand the properties and impacts of medicines and developing the skills required to counsel patients about their use. B Pharm holders can work in several fields such as being a pharmacist, patient counseling, doing further studies such as master's degree, working in a university as a lecturer, or working as a drug information specialist. After the completion of this degree, the students can practice as a Pharmacist. Pharmacists can work in a range of industries related to the prescription, manufacture & provision of medicines.
M.Pharm Pharmaceutics deals with analysis, testing and researching of drugs for the disease which is caused to the human body. There is huge job scope for this course as there is a huge demand for M.Pharm Graduates. The modernization of the Pharmaceutical industry has made a huge impact on the development of the medical field.
M.Pharm. Pharmacology is a two years Postgraduate Pharmacy Degree Course. The Pharmacology study emphasis on the medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action and interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical functions. If a substance has medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals.
M. Pharm. Pharmaceutical Chemistry course gives necessary orientation and practical training in handling the various internal control and quality assurance techniques associated with Medicines and Cosmetics and their Ingredients, Various Synthetic pathways for Medicinal Agents , Structural Modifications, Therapeutics Alteration etc.
A doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) is a professional doctorate in pharmacy. In some countries, it is a first professional degree and a prerequisite for licensing to practice the profession of pharmacy or to become a clinical pharmacist. In many countries, Pharm.D Graduates are allowed to practice independently and can prescribe drugs directly to patients. A Pharm.D program has significant experiential or clinical education components in introductory and advanced levels for the safe and effective use of drugs.
Established in 1984 and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education and also the Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.
The college offers D.Pharm - 2 years, B. Pharm - 4 years, M.Pharm - 2 years, Pharm D - 6 years, Pharm D (Post Baccalaureate) - 3 years and Research center in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutices. The college possess good infrastructure and dedicated staff including hostel facility. Clinical Pharmacy Department is established in Basaveshwara Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, where Drug Information and Patient Counselling Centre, to educate Pharm D students are well established.
SJM College of Pharmacy was established in 1983 with D.Pharm Course. Today our institution offers D. Pharm, B. Pharm, M. Pharm, Pharm. D and Pharm. D Post Baccalaureate programmes. A total of more than 1,500 students have graduated from this institution and are serving to the society in the field of Drug manufacturing, Research and Development, Formulation and Development, Clinical Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy and Retail Pharmacy in India and abroad.