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For Ph.D. the duration is from 3-4 years depending upon the performance of the candidate.

Board of Studies


Board of Studies for Pharmaceutics & Quality Assurance:

1. Dr. Kanchan Kohli, Professor & Head, Jamia Hamdard, School of Pharmaceutical Education & Research, New Delhi

2. Dr. Swarnlata Saraf, Director & Professor in Pharmacy, University Institute of Pharmacy, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Board of Studies for Pharm. Chemistry, Pharm. Biotechnology, Natural Products and Pharm. Analysis:

1. Dr. D. P. Pathak, Director & Professor (Pharm. Chem), Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University (DIPSAR), New Delhi

2. Dr. Kiran Kalia, Director, NIPER Ahmedabad

Board of Studies for Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacy:

1. Dr. Gaurang B. Shah, Professor – Pharmacology, L.M. College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad.

2. Dr. Sadhana Sathaye, Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology. ICT, Mumbai



  • To provide excellent education in Pharmaceutical Sciences at research level. 
  • To cater the need of pharma industries and research organizations at national and international level. 
  • Regular interactions with industry and research organizations with top bosses/ executives. 
  • To carry out innovative research and generate PR for creating intellectual property in pharmaceutical sciences through master and doctoral programmes. 
  • To prepare cadre for academic positions having strength in research, teaching and industrial approaches. 

Value Proposition

  • Phytochemical investigation on indigenous plant isolating marker compounds.
  • Impurity profiles of known drugs synthesized by different routes.
  • Analytical and bioanalytical method development of combination drugs and related substances test for API.
  • Hands-on experience on sophisticated analytical instruments


Pre-Ph.D. Course Structure

Semester I

Research Methodology


Soft skills

Special subject

Advanced Pharmaceutics I

Pharmaceutical Chemistry I

Pharmacology & Toxicology I

Quality Assurance I

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology I

Pharmacognosy I

Semester II

Intellectual Property Rights 

Pharmaceutical Sciences - Practicals

Literature review seminar

Special subject

Advanced Pharmaceutics II

Pharmaceutical Chemistry II

Pharmacology & Toxicology II

Quality Assurance II

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology II

Students will have to do extensive literature review during the Semester. The review should be pertaining to the area in which they propose to undertake research. The literature review should culminate in the publication of atleast one research review article.

Admissions Open 2021

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