Diploma of Pharmacy is a well known diploma courses in the sector of pharmacy education. Pharmacy is one of the most popular sectors that offer endless job and career opportunity. Diploma in pharmacy at NIMS is one of the most popular courses. There are two other colleges that are the part of NIMS which are LIBRA College of law and KIIMS. Apart from being a doctor, the completion of this course can provide you various job opportunities in medical field. This course can be done after completing 10+2. This diploma course is two years long course which help students understand various aspects of pharmacy. After the successful completion of this course, students can practice as a pharmacist.

There are many job opportunities for the students who have completed this diploma course in both government as well as private sector in different job profiles. Apart from this, students can also get various career opportunities such as opting to go for higher education such as bachelor in pharmacy and msc in pharmacy to get better career opportunities in their career. In this diploma course, students are taught about pharmaceutical engineering, medicinal chemistry, drug and medicines. Since there is a huge requirement for the pharmacists, there are many job opportunities for the students who have studied these in various industries.

Eligible Criteria

To be eligible for this course, students must have completed 10+2 in science stream from a reputed college with minimum 50% marks and 45% for students who belong to reserved category.

Career Scope

Students who have studied diploma in pharmacy, they can have endless career opportunities in the medical sector. After completing this college, students can either go for higher education such as under graduation course and post graduation course in pharmacy. Other than this, you can also go for various job opportunities available in the industry.

Job Prospects

Since a pharmacist professional is highly required in medical sector, there is endless job opportunities for the students who have completed diploma in pharmacy. There are many government sector that hire students who have done diploma in pharmacy. Other than this, there are many private sectors also that offer great jobs with lucrative salary packages. Some of the job profiles that students can work on are:

  • Pathological Lab
  • Research & Development
  • Health Inspector
  • Pharmacist
  • Hospital Drug Coordinator
  • Drug Therapist
  • Research Officer
  • Drug Inspector
  • Chemical or Drug Technician

Many organisations hire students who have completed diploma in pharmacy. Some of them are:

  • Research bodies and labs
  • Sun Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Shop chains (the likes of Apollo Pharmacy)
  • Biocon
  • Glaxo Smith Kline India
  • Abbott India
  • Chemist Shops
  • Hospitals and Clinics (Government and Private)
  • State wise Drugs and Pharmaceutical Boards

Course Fee

The course fee is INR 45,000 annually.