Courses for Third year - Fifth Semester B Pharmacy Students


This course is designed to impart basic knowledge on important legislations related to the profession of pharmacy in India.


Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to understand:

1. The Pharmaceutical legislations and their implications in the development and marketing of pharmaceuticals.

2. Various Indian pharmaceutical Acts and Laws

3. The regulatory authorities and agencies governing the manufacture and sale of pharmaceuticals

4. The code of ethics during the pharmaceutical practice

Scope: The main purpose of subject is to impart the students the knowledge of how the secondary metabolites are produced in the crude drugs, how to isolate and identify and produce them industrially. Also this subject involves the study of producing the plants and phytochemicals through plant tissue culture, drug interactions and basic principles of traditional system of medicine


Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able

1. to know the modern extraction techniques, characterization and identification of the herbal drugs and phytoconstituents

2. to understand the preparation and development of herbal formulation.

3. to understand the herbal drug interactions

4. to carryout isolation and identification of phytoconstituents

Scope: This subject is intended to impart the fundamental knowledge on various aspects (classification, mechanism of action, therapeutic effects, clinical uses, side effects and contraindications) of drugs acting on different systems of body and in addition,emphasis on the basic concepts of bioassay.


Upon completion of this course the student should be able to

1. Understand the mechanism of drug action and its relevance in the treatment of different diseases

2. Demonstrate isolation of different organs/tissues from the laboratory animals by simulated experiments

3. Demonstrate the various receptor actions using isolated tissue preparation

4. Appreciate correlation of pharmacology with related medical sciences

Scope: Course enables the student to understand and appreciate the influence of pharmaceutical additives and various pharmaceutical dosage forms on the performance of the drug product.


Upon completion of the course the student shall be able to

1. Know the various pharmaceutical dosage forms and their manufacturing techniques.

2. Know various considerations in development of pharmaceutical dosage forms

3. Formulate solid, liquid and semisolid dosage forms and evaluate them for their quality


This subject is designed to impart fundamental knowledge on the structure, chemistry and therapeutic value of drugs. The subject emphasizes on structure activity relationships of drugs, importance of physicochemical properties and metabolism of drugs. The syllabus also emphasizes on chemical synthesis of important drugs under each class.


Upon completion of the course the student shall be able to

1. Understand the chemistry of drugs with respect to their pharmacological activity

2. Understand the drug metabolic pathways, adverse effect and therapeutic value of drugs

3. Know the Structural Activity Relationship of different class of drugs

4. Study the chemical synthesis of selected drugs