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Syllabus & Guidelines

Schedule Serial No. 23

Subject: - Allopathic Compounder Diploma.

No. of Admission: 0-50 Admission per year.







Teaching faculty with minimum qualification & experience

Non-teaching state with qualification & experience


Laboratory with Equipment








Diploma in Hospital Clinical Pharmacy for Allopathic Compounder





As per Enclosure






(Two Years Courses)



I. Faculty.

II. Eligibility for Admission.

III. Availability of seats and fee structure.

IV. Selection of Candidates.

V. Registration.

VI. Session.

VII. Training.

VIII. Examination and Assessment.

IX. Infrastructure, Accommodation, Apparatus, Furniture, Hostel, Hospital & other items. X. Detail Syllabus.

Draft Ordinance for the Diploma in Hospital and Clinical Pharmacy (DHCP)

I. Faculty

(i) Teaching:

1. Head of the Department-01.

The head of the department for diploma course shall be of the status of associate professor having at least 5 years teaching experience with Ph.D Pharmaceutical chemistry or M.B.B.S. with M.Sc. Pharmaceutical chemistry.

2. Assistant professor-02

Ph.D Pharmaceutical chemistry/M.D. Pharmacology/M. Pharma.

3. Demostrator-02 MBBS/M.Sc. Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

(ii) Technical and Other Staff: 1. Technicians 02 D.H.C.P./B.Sc. (M.L.T) with 2 year experience in field. 2. Lab Attendant 02 middle pass. 3. Sweeper 01.

4. Peon 01.

II. Eligibility:

10 + 2 with Science Biology with not less than 50% marks (40% in case of reserve category) conducted by the recognized board council/university.

III. Availability of seats and fee structure:

Admission may be upto 30 Candidates each year as per reservation policy of state government for SC/ST/OBC and women candidates. Fee structure as decided by the council Institution.

IV. Selection of Candidates:

Selection of Diploma in Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy shall be done strictly on merit judged on the basic of marks obtained at 10 + 2 level or in the competitive examination as decided by the council. If more than One Diploma courses are run by the Institute than admission by counselling. Age limit minimum 17 years upto 31st Dec. of the year of admission.

V. Registration:

A candidate for Diploma courses shall registered himself/herself in the Madhya Pradesh paramedical council. Registration fee shall be payable by the candidates.

VI. Academic session:

Academic session shall start every year in month of July August.

VII. Training:

1. The period of training for diploma in hospital & clinical pharmacy shall be 2 years from the date of his/her admission.

2. The candidate will under take the training as a full time student in Pharmacology department.

3 Candidate will also require participating in hospital training.

4. For the yearly examination candidates who have attended 70% theory practical and clinical classes in aggregate will be allowed only appear in the examination.

5. Minimum passing marks 50% in aggregate in theory and practical. 6. Syllabus and scheme of examination will be devised by the studies paramedical council from time to time.

Pattern of Examination

Ist year

Theory two paper



Theory 100

Practical 100

Paper + Internal Assessment + Viva

Viva + Experiment + Record

Part I of Syllabus

50 25 25

25 50 25

Part II of Syllabus

50 25 25

25 50 25

IInd year

Theory two paper



Theory 100

Practical 100

Paper + Internal Assessment + Viva

Viva + Experiment + Record

Part I of Syllabus

50 25 25

25 50 25

Part II of Syllabus

50 25 25

25 50 25

Minimum passing marks will be 50% in aggregate in the theory & practical but not less than 40% in theory & practical separately in each examination.

Internal assessment in each paper will cover the performance of the in the sessional examination.

The panel if examiner will concert of two each year. Out of which one will be external examiner

VIII. Infrastructure: Accommodation, Apparatus, Furniture, Hostel, Hospital & other items.

Space and Accommodation: -

Chamber for staff, two libraries, and two classrooms well furnished with proper drinking water & toilet facilities.

Library: -

1. Indian Pharmacopoeias.

2. Remington Pharmacy practice.

3. Martindale's extra pharmacopoeias.

4. Pharmacology by K.D. Tripathi & other related books.

Laboratory with equipment: -

Microscopes, B.P.Instruments. Stethoscope, Freeze, Centrifuge machines. Distill water unit P.H. meter, photoelectric colorimeter, water bath, thermometers, flame photometer, chromatography unit, experimental tables, hot air oven, glass ware & chemical as per requirements. Autoclave, analytical balances, single pan balance, Almirah, weight boxes, dispensing balances, reagent bottles.

Class rooms- 02.

Hostel Accommodation for 50 students 25 each for boys & girls.

Hospital 50 bedded Hospital with arrangement for clinical material & training.

IX. Detail Syllabus: D.H.C.P. Ist year Theory Min 50 marks

Paper I : Human Anatomy & Physiology

1. Definition of various terms used in anatomy and physiology.

2. Structure of cell and function of its components.

3. Elementary knowledge of anatomy and physiology of various system human body.

Introduction to Biochemistry

1. Brief chemistry of Proteins, Carbohydrates, Lipids, Vitamins & Enzymes.

2. Roll of Minerals & Water in life processes.

3. Brief concept of Enzymatic action.

4. Pharmaceutical & Therapeutic importance of Enzymes.

5. Introduction to Pathology of Blood & Urine.

Introduction to Pharmaceutics

1. Different dosage forms, their classification with application, familiarization with new drugs delivery systems.

2. Pharmacopoeias, Pharmaceutical calculation, packaging of pharmaceutical.

3. Detail study of sterilization processes & their application in hospitals in with particular reference to surgical dressing & I.V. fluids.

4. Handling of sterilization equipments.

5. Study of Immunological products. 6. Introduction to various pharmaceutical processes.

Paper II: 1. Pharmaceutical Chemistry: General study of acids, bases and buffers, antioxidants, gastrointestinal agents, tropical agents, antimicrobials, astringents, dental products, inhalants, expectorants, electrolytes, oral electrolytic, power & solutions, radio pharmaceutical, inorganic pharmaceutical, source of impurities in drugs & pharmaceuticals, Introduction to therapeutic effects & Pharmaceutical application of Alkaloids, Terpanoids, Glycoside, Volatile oils, Tannins, and Resins.

2. Hospital Pharmacy: Concepts of Hospital, Health, Nutritions, Family Planning, First aid, Environment & Health, Fundamental Principles of Microbiology, Institutional Pharmacy, Commonly Occurring Communicable & Non communicable diseases, Principles of Disease control & prevention. Disinfection types & procedures for Disinfection for faeces urine linen & instruments.

3. General Pharmacology: Root of drug administration, drug excretion, drug metabolism, Pharmacokinetics & Pharmacodynamics, Drug distribution. Classification drugs according to different system of body.


1. Demonstration of Parts of Human Body with the help of charts & models.

2. Demonstration of Blood Pressure recording & pulse.

3. Preparation of following using different techniques Tablets, Capsules, solutions, Tinctures, Creams, Lotions, Liniments & Ophthalmic preparations.

4. Identification tests for drugs &pharmaceuticals as recommended in I.P.

5. Detection & Identification of Proteins, Amino acids, Carbohydrates & Lipids.

6. Demonstration of commonly used Pharmaceuticals instruments & apparatus.

D.H.C.P. IInd Year Theory Part I

1. The stability & storage conditions & different type of Pharmaceutical formulation of various groups of drugs.

2. Study of Chemistry & Pharmacology of Antiseptics & disinfectant, Antidepressant, Tranquilizers, Antihistamic agents. Local anesthesia & vitamins. Antiheliminthics, Antifungal agents, Antiviral drugs, Drugs acting on digestive systems.

3. Drug interaction and adverse reactions.

4. Forensic Pharmacy ethics.

5. Drug interaction and adverse drug reactions. 4. Forensic Pharmacy ethics. 5. Drug distribution system in hospitals, OPD, Indoors patient, ward stock system, bedside drug distribution.

Part II.

1. Medication administration & parental therapy.

2. Nomenclature & uses of surgical instruments, hospital equipments & health accessories, surgical dressing like cotton, gauze, bandages & adhesive tapes, I.V. sets, syringes etc.

(i) Monitoring of pt in health & illness.

(ii) Pharmacist & Patients communication & compliance.

(iii) Prescription, Institutional pt. care.

(iv) Drug information & literature utilization.

(v) Drugs in clinical toxicity Introduction to general method of treatment of poisoning.

(vi) Drug dependence, Drug abuses and Drug addiction.

(vii) Teratogenic drugs.

(viii) Computer in Pharmacy Practice.

D.H.C.P.- II Year Practical

1. Clinical ward posting under the supervision of doctors and nursing staff

2. Hospital posting- OPD, Sterilization section, injection room, medical record room, central drug and misc, store, dressing room, dental dept. drug distribution system/Emergency dept.

3. Handling and use of data processing on computers

4.Survey of family planning practice, food stuff and drug uses in community