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Established under H.P. Legislative Assembly Act No. 14 of 2002
and Approved by UGC under section 2(f)

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Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) Approved

The Department offers 4 year B.Pharmacy, 2 years M.Pharmacy (Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutics & Pharmacology), and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Courses Design

The Department imparts education to equip students with modern skills compatible to the needs of industry and academia. The program objective is to provide a well-rounded undergraduate, postgraduate and doctral education in pharmaceutical sciences and to integrate knowledge with hands-on experience to enhance career path development.

The Department is equipped with 12 labs providing hands on training in various areas of pharmacy such as medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical biotechnology, animal & plant cell culture technologies, high throughput biology, and computer aideddrug design. In addition to pharmacy subjects, our curriculum also includes courses on biotech., bioinformatics, and professional development.


The Department is actively involved in research by having the distinction of running externally funded R & D projects worth Rs. 60 lakh from various Govt. of India agencies such as the Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science & Technology, DRDO, ICMR, and industry sponsored project. The department has a strong doctoral research program wherein 10 Ph.D. scholars are registered with faculty members.  

Career Paths

Career paths for B. Pharmacy include entry level opportunities with pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in pro-duction and marketing, career as registered pharmacist, hospital pharmacist, drug regulatory affairs and post-graduate education in pharmaceutical sciences, management, law, intellectual property rights and business. M. Pharmacy and Ph. D. holders have many opportunities in academia, and pharmaceutical industry.