The Faculty of Pharmacy has been ranked FIRST in the State of Uttar Pradesh and 25th in the Country among Pharmacy Institutions by NIRF, MHRD, Govt of India
The Faculty of Pharmacy was established in the year 2004, with Diploma and Bachelor courses in Pharmacy. Now the Faculty consists of the following departments:
In these departments, the thrust areas of research are Drug discovery and development of formulation from natural and synthetic sources. The faculty is fully devoted to high class research with standardization of Unani and Ayurvedic (single and polyherbal) drugs, isolation of herbal molecules, development and validation of analytical methods for medicinal plants and formulations. Design and synthesis of broad-spectrum novel therapeutic agents and analysis of synthetic molecules are research areas in Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Department of Pharmacology is grooming with quality research, especially in evaluation of natural phytoconstituent/synthetic compounds/formulation for acute (LD50) determination and subacute toxicity, for their specific pharmacological in-vivo studies like Cardiovascular System, Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), anti-hepatotoxicity, anti-ulcer, anti-diabetic, immunomodulatory, neurotoxicity, behaviour activity and cerebral ischemia in experimental animals. Some research scholars are also working in the field of nanobased drug delivery systems.
The Faculty of Pharmacy has a mission of achieving excellence in the field of Pharmacy education and research and is to bring it at par with international standards.
NEW: First time opening of Pharm. D. course in Lucknow 2015-2016. Reopening of D. Pharm. course in 2015-2016.