Pharmacy is a branch of health science which deals with the art, practice, or profession of preparing, preserving, compounding, and dispensing drugs/medicinal agents.
In a world where health is of utmost importance and yet is in the face of great perils caused ironically by our own advancement, the science and practice of pharmacy, is the necessary nectar of the Gods of daily life. The role of a pharmacist has always been significant and at times, critically important, and with the changing dynamics of the world, it’s now so more than ever. With the increasing population, workload, stress, and lack of time in spite of proper management, the quality of life is starting to decrease and the availability of doctors is also decreasing. In such a case, a pharmacist is the only individual certified and trained enough to guide about safety and efficacy of the drugs. A pharmacist plays extremely crucial roles in healthcare sector such as
In view of understanding its significance, the study and practice of such a novel profession of pharmacy, Dev Kumari Raja Ram (DKRR) Pharmacy Shikshan Sansthan started; 4-year Bachelor’s Course (B. Pharm.) and 2-year Diploma Course (D. Pharm.) with highly learned faculties who are to guide and teach the students as well as heavily equipped ultramodern laboratories to add a practical on-field perspective to the contemporary knowledge of the books. DKRR has started B. Pharm. course in the academic session 2019-20, with an annual intake of 60 students which was increased to 100 students, in the academic session 2020-21. However, the annual intake of D. Pharm. course remains 60 in the present academic session as well.
All the Pharmacy Courses (B. Pharm. & D. Pharm.) offered at DKRR are approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) & Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi. The B. Pharm. course of the institute is affiliated to Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU), Lucknow (College Code: 1070) and D. Pharm. course is affiliated to Board of Technical Education (BTE) Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow (College Code: 2102).
The diploma course in pharmacy trains an individual in the basics of compounding and dispensing of drugs. This 2-year diploma course is designed to prepare future pharmacists for drug stores, hospitals, community and related pharmaceutical fields.