Welcome to Pharmacy Department

Year of Establishment : 2000,Venue: University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences ,Duration : 2 years (4 Semesters) ,Number of Seats: 60,Eligibility: B. Pharm ,Selection Procedure: As per university norm,Course fee: Rs.30,000.00 / Semester,Course structure: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy( Herbal drug Technology), Phramacy Practice (Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy), Pharmaceutical Biotechnology


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 will be instrument 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.
UDPS offers M. Pharm. course in four different specializations viz. Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry & Pharmacognosy with 10 seats in each specialization (Total seat-40). The M. Pharm. course is approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The admission into the M. Pharm. course is made through Odisha Joint Entrance Examination (OJEE).

• Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists working within various disciplines of Pharmacy will be recognized as the medicine experts as well as expert in health promotion and disease prevention.
• Pharmacists will interact with other professionals and shall serve as source of information and will advise on prescribing medicine and management of disease.
• Pharmacists will develop their pharmaceutical expertise and facilities in order to deliver high –tech and individually-tailored medicines in the primary care setting.
• Pharmacists will actively involve in the national health programs like promotion of essential medicines, primary health care, HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria, prohibition of tobacco use and family planning.
• Pharmacists will participate in medication management and outcome monitoring, including the ability to alter doses and change medicines with agreed therapeutic protocols.

• To optimize health of all members of society through the promotion of safe, effective, and rational medicine use, patient counseling and monitoring of disease and its management (through pharmaceutical care).
• 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 sciences.
    Strategic Goals
    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’.
    Pharmacist Oath
    • I swear by the Code of Ethics of Pharmacy Council of India in relation to the community and shall act as an integral part of the health care team.
    • I shall uphold the law and standards governing my profession.
    • I shall strive to perfect and enlarge my knowledge to contribute to the advancement of pharmacy and public health.
    • I shall follow the system, which I consider best for pharmaceutical care and counseling of patients. I shall endeavor to discover and manufacture drugs of quality to alleviate sufferings of humanity.
    • I shall hold in confidence the knowledge gained about the patients in connection with professional practice and never divulge unless compelled to do so by law.
    • I shall associate with organizations having their objective for betterment of the profession of Pharmacy and make contribution to carry out the work of those organizations.
    • While I continue to keep this Oath in violated, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and the practice of pharmacy respected by all, at all time!
    • Should I trespass and violate this oath, may the reverse be my lot!

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Sl.No. Programmes Number of seats
1 BPharm(B.Pharma) 60
2 MPharm(M.Pharma) 40
3 PhD or DPhil(Pharmaceutical Science)

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4 Pre-Ph.D in Pharmacy(UDPS)
5 M.Pharma
6 B.Pharma
Objectives & Outcomes
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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:

  • Pharmaceutics Laboratory
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Pharmacology Laboratory
  • Pharmacognosy Laboratory
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Computer Laboratory

Major Equipment

Sl. No. Name of the Equipment
1. UV-Visible Spectrophotometer
2. Infra-Red Spectrophotometer
3. High Performance Liquid Chromatography
4. Rotary Vacuum Evaporator
5. Phase-Contrast Trinocular Microscope
6. Laminar Airflow
7. Tablet Punch station
8. Tablet Dissolution Test apparatus (6 basket)
9. Pole climbing apparatus
10. Analgesiometer
11. Orbital Shaker
12. Cooling Centrifuge

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