To start your career in pharmacy, you need to opt for:
D. Pharma: It's a two-year diploma course in pharmacy.
B. Pharma: It's a complete four-year degree course in pharmacy.
Admissions to D. Pharma or B. Pharma are mostly based on the merit obtained in entrance exams conducted by the states or the university. After completion of B. Pharma, one can go for M. Pharma for specialization and after that one may register himself/herself for post doctorate degree or Ph.D.