Department of Pharmacognosy

Pharmacognosy is the study of medicinal drugs derived from plants or other natural sources. It is study of the physical, chemical, biochemical and biological properties of drugs, drug substances or potential drugs or drug substances of natural origin as well as the search for new drugs from natural sources.” It is therefore also called the study of crude drugs.

The department of Pharmacognosy covers the following courses/area of specializations stretched over 5 years/10 semesters of Pharm. D program.

  1. Pharmacognosy – I (Basic)
  2. Pharmacognosy – II (Advanced)