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Part – II Theory

  1. Surgical dressings, absorbents, bandages, plasters and protective.
  2. Size separation by sieving
  3. Mixing and homogenization, liquid mixing and powder mixing, mixing of semi solids
  4. Filtration and its classification, theory of filtration, filter media, filter aid and selection of filters
  5. Vehicle used for preparation of homoeopathic drugs, dispensing of medicine, base material used for ointments, liniments, lotion, plasters, poultices, oils and method of preparation.
  6. Heat processes, evaporation, factors affecting evaporation, study of ‘evaporating still and evaporating pan’
  7. Distillation; simple distillation, fractional distillation, steam distillation, vacuum distillation. Study of vacuum still, preparation of purified water, construction and working of still’s used for the same
  8. Introduction to drying process. Study of tray dryers, fluidized bed dryer, vacuum dryer and freeze dryer
  9. Sterilization, concept of sterilization and its difference from disinfection, thermal resistance of micro organism, detailed study of a) sterilization with moist heat, b) dry heat sterilization, c) sterilization by filtration, d) gaseous sterilization
  10. Tablets definition, different type of compressed tablets and their properties, process involved in the production of tablets, tablets excipients, physical standards including disintegration and dissolution, tablet coating sugar coating , film coating, entering coating, micro capsulation
  11. Capsules manufacturing of empty hard gelatine capsule, soft gelatine capsule, formulation and equipment used for manufacturing of hard gelatine capsule and quality control
  12. Incompatible homoeopathic formulations based on homoeopathic philosophy. Incompatibilities in prescriptions, study of various types of incompatibilitiesphysical, chemical and therapeutic.
  13. Packing and labeling of pharmaceuticals, types of containers, desirable features of containers. Types of glass and plastic materials for containers. rubber as a material for containers- their merits and demerits, introduction to aerosol packaging
  14. Good laboratory practice.


  1. Disease – Natural & Artificial
  2. Primary & secondary action of medicine
  3. Drug Proving (Homoeopathic Pathogenetic Trials)
  4. Susceptibility
  5. Theory of Chronic Diseases
  6. Remedy reaction
  7. Posology
  8. Sources of Homoeopathic Materia Medica
  9. Homoeopathic Materia Medica
  10.  Comparative study of Homoeopathic Materia Medica with
    materia medica of other systems of medicine
  11. Scope and limitations of Homoeopathic Therapeutic


  1. Introduction to Pharmacology, scope of Pharmacology
  2. Routes of administration of drugs, their advantages and disadvantages.
  3. General mechanism of drugs action and the factors which modify drugs action
  4. Definition of Toxicology.
  5. Relationship with Homoeopathic Materia Medica.
  6. Basic principles of Toxicity – acute, sub-acute & chronic.
  7. Local & systemic toxicity
  8. Factors influencing toxicity.
  9. Common house hold poisons.
  10. Classification of poisons.
  11. Factor modifying action of poisons.
  12. Fate of poison in body.
  13. List of drugs to be studied – in relation to Pharmacological action (20 drugs).


  1. Origin and nature of pharmaceutical legislation in India, its scope and objectives. Evolution of the “Concept of Pharmacy” as an integral part of the Health Care System
  2. Principles and significance of Professional Ethics
  3. Pharmacy Act, 1948 – The General study of the Pharmacy Act with special reference to Education Regulations, working of State and Central Councils, constitutions of these councils and functions. Registration procedures under the Act.
  4. The Drug and Cosmetics Act, 1940 – General study of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act and the Rules thereunder. Definitions and salient features related to retail and wholesale distribution of drugs. The powers of Inspectors, the sampling procedures and the procedure and formalities in obtaining licenses under the rule. Facilities to be provided for running a Pharmacy effectively. General study of the Schedules with special reference of schedules C, C1, F, G, J, H, P and X and salient features of labeling and storage condition of drugs.
  5. The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisement) Act, 1954 – General study of the Act Objectives, special reference to be laid on Advertisements. Magic remedies and objectionable and permitted advertisements – disease which cannot be claimed to be cured.
  6. Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 – A brief study of the act with special reference to its objectives, offences and punishment.
  7. Brief introduction to the study of the following acts :
    1. Latest drugs (Price Control) Order in force. 
    2. Poisons Act 1919 (as amended to date) 11
    3. Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955 (as amended to date)

    4. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 (as amended to date)


Part – 1 Commerce
  1. Introduction – Trade, Industry and Commerce Functions and subdivision of Commerce, Introduction to Elements of Economics and Management.
  2. Forms of Business Organisations
  3. Channels of Distribution.
  4. Drug House Management – Selection of site, Space Lay-out and legal requirements. Importance and objectives of Purchasing, selection of suppliers, credit information, tenders contracts and price determination and legal requirements thereto. Codification, handling of drug stores and other hospitals supplies. 
  5. Sales Promotion, Market Research, Salesmanship, qualities of a salesman, Advertising and Window Display.
  6. Recruitment, training, evaluation and compensation of the pharmacist.
  7. Banking and Finance service and functions of bank, Finance Planning and sources of finance
Part – II Accountancy
  1. Introduction to the accounting concepts and conventions, Double entry book keeping, Different kinds of accounts.
  2. Cash Book.
  3. General Ledger and Trial Balance.
  4. Profit and Loss Account and Balance Sheet.
  5. Simple technique of analysing financial statements.
  6. Introduction to Budgeting. {Books Recommended (Latest edition) Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences}.


Hospital Pharmacy:
  1. Hospital Definitions, Function, Classification based on various criteria, organisation, management and health delivery system in India.
  2. Hospital Pharmacy:
    1. Definition
    2. Functions and objectives of Hospital Pharmaceutical services.

    3. Location, Layout, Flow chart of material and men.
    4. Personnel and facilities requirements including equipments based on individual and basic needs.

    5. Requirements and abilities required for Hospital Pharmacists.

  3. Drug Distribution system in Hospitals:
    1. Out – patient services.
    2. In-patient services – (a) types of services (b) detailed discussion of Unit Dose system, Floor ward stock system, Satellite pharmacy services, Central sterile, Bed Side Pharmacy.

  4. Manufacturing
    1. Economical considerations, estimation of demand.
    2. Sterile manufacture – large and small volume, parenteral facilities, requirements, layout production planning, manpower requirements.
    3. Non-sterile manufacture – Liquid orals, externals – bulk concentrates. d) Procurement for stores and testing of raw materials.
  5. Nomenclature and uses of surgical instruments and Hospital Equipments and health accessories.

  6. Surgical dressing like cotton, gauze, bandages and adhesive tapes including their Pharmacopoeial test for quality. Other hospital supply e.g. I.V. sets, B.G. sets, Ryle’s tubes, Catheters, Syringes etc.

  7. Application of computer in maintenance of records, inventory control, medication monitoring, drug information and data storage and retrieval in hospital and retail pharmacy establishments.
Clinical Pharmacy:
  1. Introduction to Clinical Pharmacy Practice – Definition, scope.
  2. Modern dispensing aspects – Pharmacists and Patients counselling and advice for the use of common drugs, medication history.
  3. Common daily terminology used in the Practice of Medicine.
  4. Bio-availability of drugs, including factors affecting it.
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