Most Important Questions of D.Pharma 1st Year

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The specific questions considered most important for D.Pharma (Diploma in Pharmacy) 1st Year can vary depending on the curriculum and course structure of the institution you are attending. However, I can provide you with a list of general topics and questions that are commonly covered in the first year of a D.Pharma program.

Please note that these are general areas of study, and the actual questions may vary:


These are following Important question of Pharmaceutics.

  1. Introduction to Indian Pharmacopoeia and Salient features of Indian Pharmacopoeia.
  2. Discuss the importance of pharmaceutical incompatibilities.
  3. Introduction to BP, USP, NF and Extra Pharmacopoeia. [Short Explanation]
  4. Packaging materials: Types, Selection criteria of Packing Materials, advantages and disadvantages of glass, plastic, metal, rubber as packaging materials. [Most Important Chapter]
  5. Pharmaceutical aids: Organoleptic (Colouring, flavouring,and sweetening) agents
  6. Preservatives: Definition, types with examples and uses.
  7. Size reduction: Hammer mill and Ball mill [One Question]
  8. Seives and standards of seive and what are size separation?
  9. Mixing: Double cone blender, Triple roller mill and Silverson mixer homogenizer [One Question]
  10. Filtration: Define filtration and theory of filtration, membrane filter and sintered glass.
  11. Drying: Working of fluidized bed dryer
  12. Extraction: Definition, Classification in deeply , applications
  13. Tablets – coated and uncoated, various modified tablets with example
  14. Capsules – hard and soft gelatine capsules with example
  15. Quality control and quality assurance: Definition and difference
  16. Novel drug delivery systems: Introduction, Classification with examples, advantages, and challenges [One Questions]


These are following Important question of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

  1. Introduction to Pharmaceutical chemistry: Scope and objectives
  2. Sources and types of errors: Accuracy, precision, significant figures [one or more questions]
  3. Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: Principle and procedures of Limit tests for chlorides, sulphates, iron, heavy metals and arsenic. [One or More but Most Imp. 100%]
  4. Volumetric analysis: Acid-base titration, non-aqueous titration, precipitation titration, complexometric titration, redox titration [One questions 100%]
  5. Gravimetric analysis: Principle and method [Most Imp.]
  6. Medicinal gases: Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, oxygen [One questions Imp.]
  7. Definition of All Chapter Topic With Brand Name Example, Universal Side effect, Use, and *Drug Name Structure.


These are following Important question of Pharmacognosy.

  1. Definition and Scope of Pharmacognosy
  2. Explain the sources and classification of drugs obtained from natural sources.
  3. Classification of drugs [Most Imp.]
    • Alphabetical
    • Taxonomical
    • Morphological
    • Pharmacological
    • Chemical
    • Chemo-taxonomical
  4. Different methods of adulteration of crude drugs or Evaluation of crude drugs [One question Most Imp.]
  5. Brief outline of occurrence, distribution, isolation, identification tests, therapeutic activity and pharmaceutical applications of alkaloids, terpenoids, glycosides, volatile oils, tannins and resins. [Most Imp. 1000000%]
  6. Plant fibres used as surgical dressings: Cotton, silk, wool and regenerated fibres [Most Imp. 10000% One or More]
  7. Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine like: Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy
  8. Basic principles involved in the traditional systems of medicine like: Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homeopathy
  9. Herbs as health food: Brief introduction and therapeutic applications of – Nutraceuticals, Antioxidants, Pro-biotics, Pre-biotics, Dietary fibres, Omega-3-fatty acids


These are following Important question of Social Pharmacy.

  1. Introduction to Social Pharmacy: Definition and Scope
  2. Role of Pharmacist in Public Health.
  3. Concept of Health – WHO Definition, various dimensions, determinants, and health indicators.
  4. Introduction to Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development Goals, FIP Development Goals [Most Imp.]
  5. Importance of breastfeeding.
  6. Demography and Family Planning
  7. Overview of Vaccines and types with Example
  8. Drug of misuse and abuse – NDPS, alcohol and tobacco product.
  9. Basics of Nutrition – Macronutrients and Micronutrients and Nutrition deficiency diseases
  10. Balanced diet, Malnutrition.
  11. Effects of artificial ripening
  12. Introduction of food safety, adulteration of food, Dietary supplements and Drug-Food Interactions
  13. Causative agents, epidemiology and clinical presentations of the following communicable diseases
  14. National Health programs in India, their objective and function.


These are following Important question of Human Anatomy and Physiology.

  1. Scope of Anatomy and Physiology
    • Definition of various terminologies
  2. Structure of Cell: Components and its functions [Most Imp.]
  3. Define Tissues, Epithelial tissue and connective tissue.
  4. Disorders of joints
  5. Define Bones with structure and its function
  6. Composition and functions of blood and Mechanism of Blood Clotting [Most Imp.]
  7. Characteristics and functions of RBCs, WBCs, and platelets
  8. Anatomy and Physiology of heart
  9. Write BP and its regulation.
  10. Write Anatomy and Physiology of respiration and their function.
  11. Physiology of Respiration and its mechanism.
  12. Anatomy and Physiology of the GIT and its function.
  13. Physiology of digestion and absorption.
  14. Anatomy and functions of accessory glands
  15. Anatomy and Physiology of Sympathetic and Para-Sympathetic Nerve system.
  16. Anatomy of respiratory organs and their functions.
  17. Draw the well labeled structure of Eye/Ear.
  18. Anatomy and Physiology of Urinary System.
  19. Physiology of Urine Formation.
  20. Anatomy of male and female reproductive system
  21. Physiology of menstruation
  22. Pregnancy and parturition

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