Diploma in Pharmacy
- There shall be two examinations, Diploma in Pharmacy, (Part-I), to examine candidates in the First year course and Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II), to examine candidates in the second year course.
- Each examination may be held twice every year. The First examination in a year shall be the Annual examination and second examination shall be supplementary examination of the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II), as the case may be.
- The examination shall be of written and Practical (including oral) nature as indicated in the table in the regulation 10 of the Education Regulation 91 framed by the Pharmacy Council of India.
- A candidate who has appeared in all subjects (theory, practical with sessional/ oral) of year or second year, but failed in some subjects (theory and/or practical with sessional/oral) may be exempted from reappearing in the subject/s in which he has passed by securing 40% marks or above.
- A candidate to be eligible for award of Diploma in Pharmacy shall have to pass
- Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I (First year) and
- Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II (Final year)
- Consisting of the course of study given in chapter II of the EducationRegulation 91, prescribed by Pharmacy Council of India.• Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-III)Consisting of Practical Training and the certificate of having completed satisfactorily the apprenticeship period as provided in Chapter III of the Education Regulation - 91 prescribed by the Pharmacy council of India.
- If a candidate completes satisfactorily the term of First Year and appears in all subjects including theory, practical and Sessional/oral of Diploma in Pharmacy Part-I Examination, but fails in more than two subjects (including theory and/or practical with Sessional/Oral), he shall not be eligible for promotion to Diploma in Pharmacy Part-II.
- A candidate who fails in theory or practical examination of a subject shall re-appear such in theory paper or Practical as the case may be.
- The result of a candidate, who has appeared for final year examination simultaneously first year examination, shall be withheld until he passes in with the first year examination. However, if such candidate fails in the Final year examination, the result would be declared.
- Part-I and Part-II shall be maintained for each candidate and 20 marks for each paper in theory and 20 marks for each paper in practical shall be allotted as Sessional Marks.
- There shall be at least 3 periodic sessional examinations during each academic year.
- In case more than two periodic tests are held the highest aggregate of any two performances shall form the basis for calculating sessional marks.
- If any candidate remains absent for any periodic test he shall be deemed to have secured zero marks in the said test.
- The average score of the two examinations shall be the basis of improved sessional marks in theory.
- The sessional of practical shall be improved by appearing in additional practical examinations. Marks awarded to a candidate for day-to-day assessment in the practical class can not be improved unless he attends a regular course of study again.
- The average sessional marks thus calculated should be made available to all examiners in the practical subject at the commencement of the relevant examination in both the diploma in Pharmacy part I & II examinations.
- The facility of improvement of sessional marks shall be given only for one time.B) Allotment of Sessional Marks for PracticalThe sessional marks would be divided in two parts for assessment by examiners as per the provision made in the Education Regulation 91 as under:The sessional marks in Practical shall be allotted on the following basis:
Actual performance in the sessional examinations = 10 marks.
Day to Day assessment in the Practical class work = 10 marks
Standard of Passing and Award of Class
- A candidate shall not be declared to have passed Diploma in Pharmacy examination, unless he secures at least 40% marks in each of the subjects separately in the theory examinations including sessional marks and also at least 40% marks in each of the practical examinations including sessional marks.
- First Class with Distinction
- The candidate securing 75% of aggregate marks or above in a single attempt at the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part- II) examination, shall be declared to have passed the related examination in First class with Distinction.
- First Class
- The candidate securing 60% of aggregate marks or above but less than 75% marks in a single attempt at the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II) examination, shall be declared to have passed the related examination in First class.
- Second Class
- The candidate securing 50% of aggregate marks or above but less than 60% marks in a single attempt at the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II) examination, shall be declared to have passed the related examination in Second class.
- Pass Class
- The candidate securing less than 50% of aggregate marks but above the minimum passing marks at the Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-I) or Diploma in Pharmacy (Part-II) examination shall be declared to have passed the related examination in Pass class.
- A candidate, who has failed in an examination of the Board and has subsequently, claimed exemption/s in certain subject/s on the basis of passed certain subject/s at previous examination, and whose marks secured in such subject/s have been carried forward, would not be entitled for award of class.