Department of Pharmaceutics

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The Department of Pharmaceutics is well equipped for both teaching and research activities. It offers a master and doctoral degree program. Master program in Pharmaceutics was started in the year of 2007 with an intake of 10 students and now it has been increased to 18 students. The major focus of the department’s post graduate program is to provide students with a strong focus and training to prepare them for careers in academia, pharmaceutical industry, or research institutions. These degree offerings are intended to meet the high demand for professionals with broad-based training in pharmaceutical sciences.

Year of Establishment: 2007


To become nationally recognized Centre in the area of education and research in Drug Delivery with state of art infrastructure


  • Innovation in education & research practice
  • Lead innovative research through interdisciplinary work.
  • Learning centred and research oriented educational environment.
  • To develop cost effective newer drug delivery systems.
  • To become excellence in the area of drug development


  • To conduct independent and collaborative research in areas related to drug delivery systems.
  • To provide students with requisite scientific & technical skills to match the industrial needs.
  • To establish research links with industries/national institution.
  • Support faculty/student development and training.

Research facilities:

  • All purpose equipments – Solid dosage forms
  • Bath sonicator
  • Brookfield viscometer
  • Disintegration apparatus
  • Dissolution apparatus
  • Flash evaporator
  • Freeze drier
  • High pressure homogenizer
  • High speed homogenizer
  • Malvern particle size analyzer
  • Moisture analyzer
  • Orbital shaker
  • Probe sonicator
  • Rotary tablet punching machine
  • Stability chamber
  • Texture analyzer

Number of PGs / Ph.D students:

M.Pharm Students: 47

Years No of Students
2017 12
2016 14
2015 09
2014 06
2013 06

Ph.D Students: 06 Scholars registered


Total Publications: 25

Years No of Students
2017 05
2016 04
2015 04
2014 08
2013 04

Seminar/Workshop/Conference organized:

  • National Conference on Current Perspectives in Novel Drug Delivery Systems on 16th & 17th June 2017.
  • National Level Workshop on Nanomaterials Characterization Techniques on 12th August 2016.
  • International Conference on Drug Delivery-Innovations in Drug Delivery on 28th February to 1st March 2014.

Area of research:

  • Solid oral dosage forms.
  • Lipid based drug delivery system
  • Nanoparticulate drug delivery systems
  • Transdermal drug delivery
  • Herbal Drug delivery systems

Funds Received:

Funding Agencies Project Title Principal Investigator Cost in Lakhs
ICMR (2011-2014) Development of Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System for Alzheimers Disease Dr.C.Vijaya Raghavan M.Pharm., Ph.D 26
AICTE (2011-2013) Development of Solid Lipid Carrier to Target Brain Cells for Neuroprotective Action of Curcumin Mr.S.M.Habibur Rahman M.Pharm., (Ph.D.) 6.3
AICTE (2012-2013) Modernization of Pharmaceutics lab Dr.C.Vijaya Raghavan M.Pharm., Ph.D 5.0

VIP visits:

  • Dr Jerry Nesamony, Associate professor , University of Toledo visited in June 2016
  • Dr Paul Hang , Professor , National University of Singapore Visited in March 2014
  • Dr Oluwatoyin A. Odeku, Faculty of Pharmacy ,University of Ibadan ,Nigeria. April 2012




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