Course Description

Annasaheb Dange College of DPharmacy, Ashta offers 2 year full time diploma cours in Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy) for 12th pass Science students which aims to develop skills in pharmacy along with functional specializations in order to impart practical knowledge. The span of course is 2 years.The end of every year , there is an examination. After successful course completion one will be able to pursue a successful career in the specified field.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The department encourages the students in synthesizing Novel Drug Molecules & their evaluation, New Method developments, Bioanalytical study etc..Pharmaceutical Chemistry enables the students to synthesize, purify, indentify the medicinal agent. Pharmaceutical Analysis look after the quality assurance aspects of medicines. The latest techniques and processes taught in the labs that contain a wide range of sophisticated equipments.


The subject of Pharmacognosy deals with drugs of natural sources like herbal drug cultivation methods, biotechnological methods, formulation and production of pharmaceutical herbal product and their evaluation. The students develop the skill to extract, purify, indentify and understand the therapeutic value of herbal crude/natural products.This department provides facilities for extraction, isolation, identification and characterization of crude drugs.


Department provides the facilities for the manufacturing and evaluation of various dosage forms. The subject deals with the practical aspects of formulation, preparation and analysis of various pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. A graduate shall be able to formulate. Store, dispense and analyze the prescription and/or manufacture the pharmaceuticals and cosmetics at the commercial level. It also helps the student to acquire knowledge and skill to apply quality assurance principle including legal and ethical aspects involving drugs, thus delivering a quality assured product as per the pharmacopoeia WHO and ISO standards.


The area helps the student to gain the knowledge and scientific information regarding pharmacology of drugs, practical aspects of pharmacological screening for various medicinal agents using the animal model, pharmacology calculations, biological standardization and in vivo drug interactions and toxicity studies.The department provides the facilities for the pathological testing of body fluids, Histopathological studies, toxicity studies on animals and Pharmacological screening.