With the inspiration of Late Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and with the untiring zeal and enthusiasm of Late Professor M.L.Schroff (Father of Pharmacy Education in India), this Department was established as early as in 1932. This is the first Institution in the country to start the Degree level Pharmacy Education and can claim to be the pioneering center for Pharmacy Education in the Asian, African and Far-East region of the world. Students graduated from this Department have spread over US, Europe, UK, Malaysia and other countries..
Pharmaceutics is concerned with the design and development of suitable dosage form for a drug and strategies to deliver the drug to the desired site of action in the body. The state of the art design of a stable, safe and effective pharmaceutical drug formulations including .
Pharmaceutical chemistry, an amalgamation of basic chemistry and life sciences, is a multidisciplinary field that deals with the principles and applications natural, synthetic, computational and analytical chemistry in the discovery of chemical therapeutics for the prevention and cure of life threatening diseases. This is one of the major areas of drug discovery that caters the ever-increasing demand of new drug molecules for the effective medical practice against various diseases and disorders. The pharmaceutical chemistry specialization of the department provides instructional and research training to the students in the areas of drug synthesis, characterization, drug testing.
Pharmacology deals with the effect and fate of drugs in the biological system. Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary area which requires expert knowledge of anatomy,.
Pharmacognosy deals with scientific study of crude drugs from plants, animals, microbes and minerals. It includes quality control, standardization, isolation & characterization.