Diploma in Pharmacy

CTEVT has introduced a three-years Diploma in Pharmacy program to produce Pharmacy Assistants as middle-level service providers in the pharmaceutical sector

Objectives
The course aims to produce middle-level pharmacy personnel with sound academic knowledge equipped with perfect technical skills who can face real-life situations at the level they are aimed at. The course enables students

  1. To prepare technically competent middle-level pharmaceutical professionals resources who will demonstrate a positive attitude and respect for the profession and socio-cultural values.
  2. To develop middle level pharmaceutical human resources for good pharmacy practice in the hospital as well as in the community settings.
  3. To inculcate leadership quality in pharmacy assistants to manage the rational supply of pharmaceuticals and to promote rational use of drugs within the health care service or at the private pharmacies.
  4. To develop middle level pharmaceutical human resources in order to assist in the production and quality assurance of pharmaceuticals.

Course duration
The Diploma in Pharmacy program is three years (annual system) program.

Admission criteria
To fulfill the entry-level requirement for admission, candidates must have passed the school leaving certificate (SLC) with a second division in aggregate, and should pass the entrance examination conducted by CTEVT.

Entrance A three hours entrance examination will be held for one comprehensive paper (50 marks each for English, Maths, and Science). The questions will be of multiple choices. Candidates must pass the entrance examination and the selection will be based on the merit list in descending order.

Available seats
Forty candidates (affiliated seats to CTEVT) from the merit list of the entrance examination will get the opportunity to get admitted to MIST. Alternate candidates in the merit list will be given the opportunity if any of the main candidates fail to admit.

Practical Exposure
Students spend the majority of their time in practical areas in accordance with the course requirement. Various specialized hospitals pharmacies, urban as well as rural communities, pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies are the areas where students will be exposed to gain practical skills and knowledge under the close supervision of highly qualified and skilled manpower. Besides, students will also be posted in our own well equipped MECHI ANCHAL HOSPITAL on a rotation basis.

Evaluation system
Students must obtain a minimum of 90 % attendance in order to sit for the final examination held by CTEVT. Besides students must obtain pass marks in the internal assessment conducted by the faculty twice every year (40% in theory and 60% in practicum) in order to be qualified for the final examination. Internal assessment carries 20 percent and 40 percent of the total theory and practicum marks respectively in every subject. The final exam will be on the basis of written, practical and viva-voce conducted by CTEVT