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Department of Pharmacy

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Overview-Mission and Vision

Department Mission
To achieve excellence in teaching and research by
  • Making of a dedicated team of faculty
  • Creating state of the art research facility
  • Preparing pharmaceutical professionals who can adapt to rapid changes in science and technology
  • Developing cost effective technology to support pharmaceutical industry
Department Vision
To emerge as a global center of excellence in pharmaceutical education and research

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The Department is continuously undertaking research projects funded by industries and governmental funding agencies like CSIR, UGC, AICTE, DST and MHRD. Ph.D. degrees have been awarded to about 60 candidates till now.

Prof. R. N. Saha (Director, BITS Pilani-Dubai campus) received chair professorship award in the recognition of their significant contributions to teaching/research work.  Recently, Prof R. Mahesh (Professor of Pharmacy and Dean faculty Affairs Division) received best paper award (Pharmacology discipline) in APTI held in Oct. 2011 at Moga, Punjab. Recently, the department of Pharmacy has been sanctioned five UGC funded BSR fellowships for PhD students. Currently there are 17 faculty members and 46 full-time PhD students in the Dept. of Pharmacy.

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The courses offer exhaustive exposure to various practical aspects of the research methodologies, instrumental techniques, emerging areas and industrial operations
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Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. Our staff members typically have a high sense of purpose and derive great meaning from working together to ensure BITS Pilani's academic and research excellence is well supported.

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Student's Corner

This section provides vital information to the students interested in pursuing a degree in Pharmacy at BITS, Pilani. Students graduating from Department of Pharmacy at BITS, Pilani, have always emerged out in flying colors and attained new heights of success.


Higher Degree (HD) M.Pharm. programme with specialization in Pharmacology

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News & Announcement

Ph.D admission in First Semester 2020-21
  • Mr. Kishan S Italiya (Ph.D. Research Scholar) working with Dr Anupama Mittal has received the following awards recently:
  • "AAPS 2019 Best Abstract Award" at AAPS PhramSci360 2019 International conference held at texas, USA on 03-06 November 2019.
  • Best Poster Presentation Award (Innovative Idea & Patents category) in 2nd National Biomedical Research Competition (NBRCom-2019)held at Chandigarh, INDIA on 17th November 2019.
  • Ms. Arisha Mahmood (M.Pharm., III SEM) wins the best individual speaker prize at the annual intercollege debate competition organized by Sentiss Pharma at Niper Mohali on 7th Nov'19 on the topic "Trade wars and new drug regulations in the US and Europe: Opportunity or Pitfall for Indian pharma companies"
  • Mr. Kishan S Italitya (Ph.D. Research Scholar) working with Dr Anupama Mittal has received "International Travel support" from DST for attending AAPS 2019 PharmSci360 to be held at Texas, USA.
  • Mr. K.V.Krishna (Ph.D. Research Scholar) working with Dr Dubey and Prof Saha  has received "CSIR Foreign Travel Grant" for attending 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Interventional Oncology,  held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 02-05 October 2019.
  • Mr. K.V.Krishna (Ph.D. Research Scholar) working with Dr Dubey and Prof Saha has been awarded  "Young Investigator Award" at the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Interventional Oncology, 2019 held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 02-05 October 2019.

SIF for B.Pharm course

SIF for M.Pharm course

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Research Collaborations

  • GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • Dr. Reddy's Lab
  • Lupin Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Novartis India Ltd.
  • IPCA Labs Ltd.
  • Genpact Analysis
  • Orbees Medical.

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