Department of PHARMACOLOGY



Our department serves as a dynamic bridge between preclinical and clinical subjects, forming a vital component of medical education. With a strong focus on rational therapeutic practices, research, and the responsible use of drugs, we are committed to nurturing well-rounded healthcare professionals.

  • Bridging Knowledge: We facilitate the connection between preclinical and clinical subjects, providing an essential foundation for medical practice.
  • Pharmacology Education: The Department of Pharmacology is dedicated to providing high-quality education to medical students, and healthcare professionals about the principles and mechanisms of drug action
  • Integral to Clinical Practice: As a backbone of clinical practice, we equip students with the knowledge necessary for rational and informed medical decisions.
  • Promoting Rational Approach: We encourage students to adopt a rational and ethical approach to drug prescription and patient care.
  • Fostering Research Culture: We actively promote research among both undergraduate students and faculty members.
  • Staying Current: Adapting to rapidly changing trends in pharmacotherapeutics to ensure up-to-date education.
  • Global Advocacy: Promoting rational prescribing practices on a global scale to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Critical Perspective: Instilling a critical approach towards drug promotion and marketing practices.
  • Community Wellness: Advocating for safe, scientific, and responsible drug usage within the community.


  • Departmental Library: Equipped with a collection of more than 100 books and seating arrangements, facilitating comprehensive learning.
  • Experimental Laboratory: Outfitted with essential research equipment to train postgraduates in preclinical research.
  • Clinical Pharmacology Laboratory: Designed for hands-on training of undergraduates in clinical settings.
  • Skill Laboratory: Equipped with manikins to train undergraduates in various injection techniques.
  • Computer Assisted Learning (CAL): Offering simulation-based learning tools for practical studies.
  • Departmental Museum: Enriched with historical charts, samples of diverse dosage forms, and crude samples of medicinal herbs.

Departmental Activities

  • Curriculum Implementation: Delivering comprehensive pharmacology education during MBBS Phase II.
  • Prescribing Ethics Workshops: Conducting workshops to develop ethical and rational prescribing skills among students.
  • Research Promotion: Encouraging and supporting research initiatives among both undergraduates and faculty.
  • Drug Interaction Workshops: We conduct workshops and seminars to educate healthcare professionals about potential drug interactions and adverse drug reactions.
  • Continuous Learning: Staying updated with evolving pharmacotherapeutics trends to provide cutting-edge education.
  • Global Outreach: Advocating for rational prescribing practices worldwide to elevate patient care standards.
  • Drug Promotion Awareness: Developing a discerning perspective on pharmaceutical promotion practices.
  • Community Engagement: Promoting informed and safe drug use within the community. Creating awareness about hazards of self-medication.
  • Student Support: Identifying and guiding slow and advanced learners to enhance learning outcomes.

Other Initiatives

  • Pharmacovigilance Initiative: The Department actively participates in the functioning of the ‘Pharmacovigilance Committee.’ This committee focuses on preventing, analyzing, and monitoring Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) within the hospital. Our ADR monitoring center, established under the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) and Ministry of Health, plays a crucial role in reporting ADRs.
  • Educational Workshops: Conducting workshops on safe drug usage and responsible prescription practices.
  • Public Awareness Campaigns: Organizing campaigns to educate the public about safe and effective medication practices including self-medication.

The Department of Pharmacology is committed to providing a comprehensive understanding of drugs, fostering rational practices, and advancing research for the betterment of healthcare.

Value Added courses

  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Introduction to herbal garden
  • Article writing