Department of Pharmacy

Mission

To advance the precise, safe, and effective use of medicines to improve health through innovation and leadership in pharmacy education, clinical practice and research & to promote the health and well-being of the public, locally and globally.

The Department of Pharmacy offers B.Pharm & D.Pharm programs.These program provides practical skills to budding Pharmacy professionals in synthesis of API, intermediates & analytical techniques for various Pharmaceutical dosage forms. The program also encompasses various Pharmacological Screening, Standardization, Drug Interaction, Product Detailing & Marketing of Pharmaceutical Products.The goal of the Pharmacy program is to render professional skill, knowledge, abilities to serve in pharmaceutical industries and to provide appropriate medication service to the patient. The curriculum philosophy aims to provide ability to design & evaluate various dosage forms & also provides Regulatory & Ethics to be followed in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Processes. The academic program for B Pharm provides in-depth adequate knowledge & scientific research updates including basic principles & advances in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical chemistry, Pharmacology & Phytomedicines.

Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs.

The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore, are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. The pharmacists have vast job opportunity in various fields like pharmaceutical company /industry, hospital and community clinics, drug regulatory agencies, different health related institutes etc

“We are here to care for life and humanity” by holding this slogan in their heart, the students of AGI Pharmacy Department ,during their classroom study and practicals they always try to find the alternatives in order to provide cheap and effective medicine for all.

Message From Head of Department

With noble thought of let all be happy, let all be healthy, let all be safe, let the sorrows not come in life, I welcome you all to the Department of Pharmacy at AGI, be a part of our journey towards nation building.Health care is currently an exciting and rapidly changing times, at this juncture, there is a need for continued improvement in health care and this is achieved through research, discovering new medicines, understanding diseases, and creating new models of health care. Our Department of Pharmacy is providing service to maintain relevance and provide the best in the class training environment for students with all basic & practical skills. The department has been established with a vision to impart professional education in pharmaceutical sciences and emerge as a leading center for research on drugs and pharmaceuticals.

The department provides a promising academic environment that enables the graduation of outstanding pharmacists who are capable of designing, analysing, creating and formulating drugs that helps to heal diseases.

The department is equipped with specialized laboratories for a wide range of modern teaching experiments as per the PCI and AICTE SOP’s. Our faculty members are responsive educators having research and academic background that enables the effective delivery of our programs.

Our Department regularly arranges student visits to Pharmacy and allied industries and herbal gardens. Students are placed for training into reputed Pharmacy concerns to acquire technical skills in a real-life scenario. This further also enhances their chances of employability. My team of academic and non-teaching staff members takes every care so that our department produces competent Pharmacy professionals.

Learning Outcome

● Graduates and diploma holders communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large.
● Graduates and diploma holders possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences & pharmaceutical sciences.
● Graduates and diploma holders will be able to become a lifelong learner to absorb newer technologies and thus offer leadership roles in the society.
● Graduates and diploma holders will be well equipped to serve the community by creating awareness about healthcare issues.
● Graduates and diploma holders will learn, select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
● Graduates and diploma holders will demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.
● Graduates and diploma holders will Integrate the knowledge base of pharmaceuticals for better design of drugs and dosage regimen.
● Graduates and diploma holders will be able to discharge the responsibilities of pharmacists with an adequate understanding of supportive areas as needed in this multidisciplinary area of health care system.

Laboratories

● Human Anatomy ,Physiology & Pathophysiology Laboratory
● Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory
● Pharmaceutics Laboratory
● Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
● Communication Skills Laboratory
● Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry Laboratory
● Biochemistry Laboratory
● Computer Applications in Pharmacy Laboratory
● Pharmacognosy Laboratory
● Pharmacology Laboratory
● Hospital Training
● Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Laboratory