D. Pharm

Minimum qualification for admission to Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I course

Minimum qualification for admission to Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I course —A pass in any of the following examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics.

(1) Intermediate examination in Science;

(2) The first year of the three year degree course in Science,

(3) 10+2 examination (academic stream) in Science;

(4) Predegree examination;

(5) Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examination.
Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes candidates in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Govt. /State Govts./Union Territory Admns. as the case may be from time to time]

Duration of the course

The duration of the course shall be for two academic years with each academic year spread over a period of not less than one hundred and eighty working days in addition to 500 hours practical training spread over a period of not less than 3 months.

B. Pharm

Candidates who have passed two years P.U.C examination of Karnataka P.U.C Board or any equivalent examination of any other approved Board or university with not less  than 40% marks in any combination comprising P.C.M or P.C.B (minimum eligibility should be based on the aggregate of P.C.M. or P.C.B) or P.C.M..B, PC and computer Sciences, P.C and Electronic
In case of students belonging to SC/ST/ or Category-I , the minimum percentage of marks for admission to B.pharm Course shall be not less than 35% in P.U.C or its equivalent examination (P.C.B. or P.C.M. or P.C.M.B) P.C and Computer Science, P.C and Electronics.
Candidates who have passed D.Pharmacy course with not less than 50% aggregate approved by Pharmacy Council o India shall also be eligible for this course and shall be admitted directly to II B.Pharm course 10% over and above the sanctioned intake and shall have to study Matematics, Computer science & Statistics of I B.Pharm in addition to the II.B.Pharm subjects.
Duration of the Course
The course of study for B.Pharm shall extend over a period four academic years and theree academic years for those admitted to second B.Pharm directly
Medium of Instruction & Examinations
Medium of Instruction and Examination shall be English
Attendance & Progress
A candidate is required to put in at least 80% attendance in theory and practical subjects separately in a recognized institution approved by and affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health  Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate shall complete the prescribed course satisfactorily  to be eligible to appear for the respective examinations
Academic Work
Internal Assessment Marks :
Three Sessional examinations evenly spread during the academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two examinations shall be computed out of a miximum of 30 marks and shall constitute the sessional award in theory.
Students are expected to perform the experiments listed in the respective syllabus. The number of experiments are also listed. Marks shall be awarded out of a maximum of 10 to each of the practical exercise and an average of those shall be computed out of maximum of 10 marks. In addition, three practical sessional examinations evenly spread during each academic year shall be conducted. The average marks of the best two practical examinations shall be computed out of a maximum of  20 marks. A total of 30 marks shall constitute the sessional award in practical.
University Examination
Annual examination shall be conducted for 70 marks in both Theory & Practical
Criteria for pass
Candidates who have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the Theory (including sessional) and practical (including sessionals ) separately in any subject or subjects shall be declared to have passed in the subject and exempted form appearing in that subjects at subsequent examination.
Theory and practical of a particular subject are considered as individual subjects for the purpose of pass criteria
Every candidate shall undergo practical training in pharmaceutical Manufacturing House / Approved Hospital / CSIR research labs for  a period of not less than one hundred and fifty hours to be covered in not less than 45 days after completing III B.Pharm or IV B.Pharm course