The Department of Pharmaceutics is one of the key departments of the institute. It is equipped with state of the art facilities to undertake research in drug development and delivery of conventional dosage forms and novel drug delivery systems. This department's research laboratory is approved by the Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai for the award of PhD in pharmaceutics. From this department 106 post graduate students have passed out, including a Gold Medallist, since 1993 and presently 3 students are on roll.

  • More than 50 international publications in peer reviewed journals.
  • Grants received from AICTE, New Delhi, MHRD, New Delhi, etc. for nearly 8.5 lakhs in the last three years by our department from a total of 42.85 lakhs since inception.
  • Maintaining 100% in M.Pharm result since inception
  • Recognized as Research Center from 2004 for the award of Ph.D. degree by the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
  • Established an 'Entrepreneurship and Management Development Centre' with the grant of Rs. 4 lakhs from AICTE, New Delhi
Conducted Sponsored Seminars and Workshops by our department
  • Workshop for Community Pharmacists – attended by 140 delegates
  • Workshop on Entrepreneurship and Pharma Management – attended by 95 delegates
  • National Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights – attended by 109 delegates
  • National Seminar on Nanobiogovernance – attended by 120 delegates
  • Short Term Training Programme on Recent Trends in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology – participated by 30 delegates
  • National Symposium 'PRISM – 2008' – attended by 276 delegates from 7 Universities and 25 colleges
  • Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp for Students – attended by 70 delegates
  • Seminar on Entrepreneurship – attended by 115 delegates

Nanotechnology Laboratory

Nanotechnology Laboratory
  • Lyophilizer
  • Franz Diffusion Cell – 8 station
  • Brookfield Viscometer
  • Trinocular Microscope equipped with Dewinter software
  • Rotary Flash Drier
  • Ultrasonicator
  • Cooling Centrifuge
  • Ultra low Freezer
  • Environment Stability Chamber

Tablet & Capsule Manufacturing Section

Tablet & Capsule Manufacturing Section
  • Double Cone Blender Mixer
  • Single Tablet Compression Machine
  • Rotary Tablet Compression Machine – 10 station with 5 set of different punches
  • Tray Drier
  • Tablet coating and polishing machine
  • Kalweka – Oscillator Granulator
  • Capsule filling machine – 2 nos.
  • Extruder Spheronizer

Oral Liquid Manufacturing Section

Oral Liquid Manufacturing Section
  • Liquid Mixer / Stirrer – multidirectional
  • Kalweka liquid / semisolid mixer
  • Filter Press
  • Colloid Mill
  • Semiautomatic Bottle Filling Machine
  • Semiautomatic Bottle Sealing Machine


34 years of
ISO 9001: 2008 certified
Pharmacy Institution in Tamil Nadu
D.Pharmacy Board examinations
by Indian Society for Technical
Education (ISTE)
Ph.D CENTRE Recognized
Ph.D CENTRE under The Tamilnadu
Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
National Journals - 322
International Journals - 134