Diploma in Pharmacy from Sherwood College of Pharmacy is a career oriented, entry level diploma course. Students who plan to pursue a long term career in pharmaceuticals opt for this course as pharmacy continues to be a very promising field of medicine. The program prepares students to work as a licensed pharmacist in hospitals, community pharmacies and other pharmaceutical-related fields. On successful completion of the diploma, the student applies to the council and is awarded the status of a registered / licensed pharmacist.
This course has been divided in three parts. Part I and II deals with the theory and practical components of all the sciences involved in development, production, marketing, sales and distribution of pharmaceutical products. Part III is the most essential training part which involves training in hospital pharmacy / community pharmacy / hospitals.
(As per the Pharmacy Council of India this is an essential part of the course and subject to availability of seats students are provided on-the-job-training / internship in an institute of repute).
During the course of practical training the trainee is given exposure to -
In addition to the academic curriculum, overall personality development of the students is also taken care of by the faculty. Students attend behavioral and communication training, as well as time management training, which is an important component while working in the medical field, resulting in a fine combination of personal touch and medical ethics. These sincere academic teaching and training efforts account for what makes Sherwood College of Pharmacy a favourable choice among the top D. Pharma colleges not only in Lucknow but also in the country.
Intermediate or equivalent examination with PCM/PCB Application as a subject. General and OBC candidates must have secured at least 50% of marks and SC & ST candidates should have obtained a minimum of 45% in aggregate of total marks.
On successful completion of the diploma course one can work in various public and private sector institutions as pharmacist, quality analyst or production executives. Diploma holders can also opt for higher studies through lateral entry in B.Pharma second year.