Pharmaceutics Department

About Us

Department of Pharmaceutics is among the four departments within the Institute of Pharmacy at the Oriental College of Pharmacy. This multidisciplinary science examines the development, production and characterization of dosage forms. The department is involved in teaching and training in all areas of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology, with emphasis on the major interrelated areas. The department deals with the theoretical as well as practical knowledge of modules of courses that a student needs to acquire: Pharmaceutical unit operations, Physical pharmacy, Dispensing & Hospital pharmacy, Microbiology & Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology & Industrial pharmacy, Formulation Design & Development, Bio-pharmaceutics & pharmacokinetics as well as Novel drug delivery system. The departmental curriculum consists of a core of courses involving both basic and advanced pharmaceutical sciences.

Major Areas of Research:

·          Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery System

·         Lipid Drug Delivery System

·         Controlled Drug Delivery System

·         Solubilization Technology

·         Mucoadhesive Drug Delivery System

·         Gastro Retentive Drug Delivery System

·         Oral Dispersible Formulation Technology

·         Transdermal Drug Delivery System