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Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacognosy
Pharmacology
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Pharmacognosy is a multidisciplinary subject that comprises parts of Botany, Organic chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmacology. Today Pharmacognosy can be defined as “a molecular science that explores naturally occurring structure-activity relationships with a drug potential”.

In two Years of P.G course the student will learn different aspects of Pharmacognosy such as isolation and estimation of various phyto-constituents from the herbs, formulate and standardize various herbal products, use the latest techniques for search of new products, quality control of herbal drugs and basic requirement for establishment of herbal drug industry. The student will also be able to cope
with the emerging biotechnological techniques for obtaining and improving the quality of natural products.

The department of Pharmacognosy is well equipped with state of the art equipments and apparatus required for extraction/ isolation and standardization of chemical constituents from medicinal plants. The department is equipped with modern teaching aids like computers (with internet facility), LCD and OHP and  other important equipments viz.,

  BOD incubator,
  Orbital shaking incubator,
  Vacuum oven,
  Muffle furnace,
  Rotary flash evaporator and
  Soxhlet apparatus of various capacity.


U. G. and P. G. Teaching Staff
Research activities

The on-going research activities of the department are in the areas of
  Isolation of novel natural constituents.
  Formulation and evaluation of herbal drugs.
  Standardization and quality control of herbal products.
  Evaluation of chemical and biological activity profile of medicinal plants.
  Biotechnological approach to improve the quality/ quantity of secondary metabolites in medicinal plants