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PrincipalHead ,
Dept. of Pharmacy:

Ms. Arati Alshi
M.Pharm (Pharmacognosy)

Year of Establishment – 1976
Duration – 2 1/2 years
(Inclusive of 1 Semester Internship)
Intake – 40
Eligibility – H.S.C. or Equivalent Passed with PCB/PCM & English


Over the years, ‘Diploma in Pharmacy’ has gained recognition as one of the best in training student pharmacists for pharmaceutical services and patient care under Hospital and Community Pharmacy. During this course, Pharmacy education is imparted to the students for the promotion of Health Care Services needed by the Community and the Country.

Core Subjects :


Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence, Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy, Drug store & Business Management, Bio-chemistry and Clinical Pathology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Health Education and Community Pharmacy, Personality Development, Computer Training, Skills in Language Communication.

Special Feature :


Training of students as family pharmacists

Training Partners & Employers :


§ Arogyanidhi Hospital
§ Bombay Hospital
§ Hiranandani Hospital
§ Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
§ Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
§ Lilavati Hospital
§ Saifee Hospital
§ Breach Candy Hospital
§ Nanawati Hospital
§ J. J. Hospital
§ Mangal Murti Hospital
§ Parsi General Hospital
§ Elizabeth Hospital
§ Masina Hospital

§ Global Medical Store
§ Khar Medical Store
§ Empire Medical Store
§ Shri Medico
§ Damodar Medical Store
§ Shrikrishna Medical Store
§ Silver Medico
§ Friends Medical Store
§ Dilip Medical Store
§ Real Medical Store
§ Ganesh Medical Store
§ New Royal Chemist
§ Shri Vithal Medical Store
§ Byculla Pharmacy
§ Ekta Medical Store
§ Prabodhan Medical Store

Further Studies :


The diploma holders are eligible for admission to the second year of B. Pharm. Course.

Job Opportunities :


Pharmacists in Hospitals, Registered Pharmacists in Retail Drug Stores, Self Employed as Drug Store Owners, Medical Representatives, Junior Chemists in Pharmaceutical Industry.



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