Year of Establishment: 2000
Venue: University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Bachelor of Pharmacy
Duration of Course: 4 years (8 semesters)
Intake Capacity: 60 + 3 (TFW)
“Add On” Course: Elementary Knowledge on Drugs and Pharmaceuticals
Duration of Course: 35 working hours
Master of Pharmacy
Duration of Course: 2 years (4 semesters)
Intake Capacity: 40 (10 seats each in four specializations)
The Department is also the nodal centre for Ph.D. course work in Pharmacy.
Admission Procedure: The admission into B.Pharm and M.Pharm courses is made through Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).
Approval Status: The B.Pharm and M.Pharm courses of UDPS are approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
About the Department
Utkal University under its patronage instituted the Pharmacy course in the year 2000 with an objective to nurture and promote quality and excellence in Pharmaceutical Education & Research. Pharmacy course caters the need of trained man power in healthcare and allied sectors thereby serving the community and common people. Pharmacy course abridge collaboration with Basic & Allied Sciences, Medical Sciences (Allopathic, Ayurvedic, Homeopathy), Information Technology and Bioinformatics to meet the global challenges.
The Pharmacy course imparted is instrumental in creating and training future generation pharmacists, who would be able to contribute to the growth of Global (1000 billion USD) and Indian (25 BILLION USD) Pharmaceutical Industries according to the Department of Pharmaceuticals of the Indian Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers.
To be a pioneer institution in Pharmaceutical Education with focus on innovative teaching and research in creating trained manpower with expertise in the field of Pharmaceutical, Health care and Allied sectors
To optimize health of all members of the society through promotion of safe, effective and rational medicine use, patient counseling and monitoring of disease and its management.
To promote the highest professional and ethical standards of Pharmacy, focus the image of Pharmacists as competent healthcare professionals and sensitize the community on vital professional issues.
To cater the needs of trained manpower in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Allied sectors through Pharmaceutical Education and Research.
The Pharmacy course corroborates the studies of sociological aspects of drug use, abuse, and rural healthcare by running programs in drug surveillance, community pharmacy and pharmaceutical management. The course brings synergy among academics, R&D, Technology, and industries by collaboration between Indian institutions with industries to meet the global challenges.
Pharmacy professionals are dedicated to their profession and service as evident from ‘Pharmacist Oath’.
UDPS has developed adequate infrastructure to run the Pharmacy course smoothly. Experienced faculty members are working in the Department with specialization in various areas of Pharmacy. Adequate number of books, journals & periodicals are available in the Department Library. Administrative units, store, classroom, cubicles for tutorials, Reprographic & Internet facilities are also available in the Department.
Adequate numbers of Laboratories are available in the Department well equipped with Equipment/Instruments, Chemicals, glass wares & Lab wares. Following laboratories are available in the Department:
|Sl. No.||Name of the Equipment|
|3.||High Performance Liquid Chromatography|
|4.||Rotary Vacuum Evaporator|
|5.||Phase-Contrast Trinocular Microscope|
|7.||Tablet Punch station|
|8.||Tablet Dissolution Test apparatus (6 basket)|
|9.||Pole climbing apparatus|