Pharmaceutical Chemistry

  • About Course
  • Vission & Mission
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Outcomes
  • Faculty
  • Laboratories
  • Achievements
  • Events
  • Research
  • Syllabus

About Course

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology has been setup with the sole aim to be “Center of Excellence” by providing quality education & skills to young professionals and contributing to the field of pharmacy education. The curriculum of pharmacy makes an enriching learning experience as it perfectly combines technology and health care system. The profession of pharmacy has transformed into the hub for the “Global Health Care” and has evolved as multidisciplinary, multifaceted curriculum. Its involvement is deep and plays an important role in all events from discovery of new drug molecule to its evaluation, development, approval for human consumption, manufacture and every other important aspect.

Highlights of program at MIET

It is one of the best Pharmacy Colleges of UPTU which is PCI approved and has state of the art laboratories. The equipments and instruments held in the labs. are the best and has FTIR, HPLC, Rheometer, Picodrop, UV Spectrophotometer, Freeze Dryer (Lyophilizer), Digital Plethysmometer, Lagendrof, 16 station rotary Tablet Machine and Students Physiograph to carry out research. The faculty members are highly dedicated and are chosen from different premier institutes of India. It is one of the prestigious departments of UPTU and accredited by NBA. Since its inception M.I.E.T has made conscious efforts to inculcate research aptitude in its students at all levels to keep them abreast of the requirements of the industry. The efforts are visible in the sizable number of publications. The last five years has witnessed around 325 papers and 4 patents by faculty and students at both national and international level the department has generated.

Vission & Mission

Vision

To be an outstanding department in the country that impart high quality education and a strong research programme to provide globally competitive Pharmacy professionals.

Mission

To educate undergraduates and graduates in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences to fulfill the requirements of skilled human resources with focus on sustainable quality education and training of students coming from all socioeconomic levels to convert them into socially responsible and globally competent professionals to bridge the gap between physician and patient and to improve Industry Institution Interaction.

Program Educational Objectives

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To produce graduates and postgraduates who pursue career as practicing pharmacists in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences. To offer students knowledge and skills for employment in the private and public sector as professional pharmacists with specific qualifications.
  2. To provide an integrated academic and practical background in pharmacy in order to adapt to rapid scientific and technological advancements.
  3. To provide the students with the necessary means rendering them capable to perform research of high quality.
  4. To introduce the students with the modern pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and public services.
  5. To educate the students so that they undertake an active role in the protection and safety of the natural and social environment from the use of bioactive products.
  6. To apply the practical experience in order to reinforce their theoretical knowledge involving their role as advisors to contemporary social problems such as addiction and use of narcotics, poisoning, etc.
  7. To develop assessment and evaluation skills in the drug industry and market.
  8. To develop the ability to reason methodically and abstractly, in order to foresee trends in pharmacotherapy, drug innovation, production, drug use and misuse.
  9. To introduce students in the modern pharmaceutical environments, pharmaceutical business, hospitals and government offices.
  10. To inculcate an ability to use the techniques and skills in all the fields.

Program Outcomes (POs)

  1. an ability to apply technological concepts with biology and engineering techniques to develop skillful processes.
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. an ability to synthesize and analyze various drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  4. an ability to design, procure and evaluate various kinds of drugs, drug delivery systems and consumer products.
  5. an ability to identify, formulate and solve drug and dosage form related problems.
  6. an ability to apply administrative control in various pharmaceutical setups.
  7. an ability to communicate effectively.
  8. an ability to apply current pharmaceutical concepts in research of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  9. an ability to apply the current pharmaceutical concepts, skills and techniques necessary for quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  10. an ability to provide valuable drug information as a member of health care team.
  11. an ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary teams and have an understanding of team leadership.

Program Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. To produce graduates and postgraduates who pursue career as practicing pharmacists in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences. To offer students knowledge and skills for employment in the private and public sector as professional pharmacists with specific qualifications.
  2. To provide an integrated academic and practical background in pharmacy in order to adapt to rapid scientific and technological advancements.
  3. To provide the students with the necessary means rendering them capable to perform research of high quality.
  4. To introduce the students with the modern pharmaceutical industry, hospitals and public services.
  5. To educate the students so that they undertake an active role in the protection and safety of the natural and social environment from the use of bioactive products.
  6. To apply the practical experience in order to reinforce their theoretical knowledge involving their role as advisors to contemporary social problems such as addiction and use of narcotics, poisoning, etc.
  7. To develop assessment and evaluation skills in the drug industry and market.
  8. To develop the ability to reason methodically and abstractly, in order to foresee trends in pharmacotherapy, drug innovation, production, drug use and misuse.
  9. To introduce students in the modern pharmaceutical environments, pharmaceutical business, hospitals and government offices.
  10. To inculcate an ability to use the techniques and skills in all the fields.

Program Outcomes (POs)

  1. an ability to apply technological concepts with biology and engineering techniques to develop skillful processes.
  2. an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data.
  3. an ability to synthesize and analyze various drugs and pharmaceutical products.
  4. an ability to design, procure and evaluate various kinds of drugs, drug delivery systems and consumer products.
  5. an ability to identify, formulate and solve drug and dosage form related problems.
  6. an ability to apply administrative control in various pharmaceutical setups.
  7. an ability to communicate effectively.
  8. an ability to apply current pharmaceutical concepts in research of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  9. an ability to apply the current pharmaceutical concepts, skills and techniques necessary for quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  10. an ability to provide valuable drug information as a member of health care team.
  11. an ability to work as a member of multidisciplinary teams and have an understanding of team leadership.

Faculty

faculty
Dr. S. K. Gupta
Designation : Professor & Head
Graduation : UIPS, Chandigarh
Post graduation : UIPS, Chandigarh
Doctorate : Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
Teaching experience : 24 yrs
Industrial experience : 10 yrs
Research experience : 03 yrs
Email id : satish.gupta@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Synthetic Analogues and Evaluation of their Biological Activity, Chemistry of Natural Drug Products

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faculty
Dr. Vipin Kumar Garg
Graduation : CCS University, Meerut
Post graduation : RGUHS, Bangalore
Doctorate : Banasthali Vidyapith, Jaipur
Teaching experience : 14 yrs
Industrial experience : 01 yrs
Research experience : 01 yrs
Email id : vipin.garg@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Phytopharmacology & pharmacological screening of various compounds

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faculty
Dr. Anoop Kumar
Graduation : Gulbarga University, Karnataka
Post graduation : DU, New Delhi
Doctorate : Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
Teaching experience : 12 yrs
Industrial experience : 02 yrs
Research experience : 05 yrs
Email id : anoop.kumar@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Development of new formulations of drug with impaired oral bioavailability issues

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faculty
Dr. Vrish Dhwaj Ashwlayan
Graduation : CCS University, Meerut
Post graduation : Punjabi University, Patiala
Doctorate : GBTU, Lucknow
Teaching experience : 13 yrs
Industrial experience : 03 yrs
Research experience : 02 yrs
Email id : vrish.ashwlayan@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Pharmacological screening of CNS active drugs & Ethno and Phyto pharmacology

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faculty
Dr. Nitin Sharma
Graduation : CCS University, Meerut
Post graduation : Vinayaka Mission, Tamil Nadu
Doctorate : JNTU, Hyderabad
Teaching experience : 10 yrs
Industrial experience : 01 yrs
Research experience : 01 yrs
Email id : nitin.sharma@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Natural polysaccharides based drug

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faculty
Dr. Anurag
Graduation : UPTU, Lucknow
Post graduation : UPTU, Lucknow
Doctorate : JNU, Jaipur
Teaching experience : 10 yrs
Industrial experience : Nil
Research experience : 01 yrs
Email id : anurag.chaudhary@miet.ac.in
Area of interest :Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of anticancer agents

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Laboratories

Pharm. Chemistry(M.Pharm. )

Course Objectives

To learn and master fundamental organic chemistry laboratory techniques, to perform synthetic reactions, workups, and purifications, to learn how to operate instrumentation and analyze spectral data, learn and use a molecular modeling program, and to write original lab reports in a professional manner. The students should be introduced to the main analytical tools through demonstration.

Course Outcome

Students get hands on experience in the synthesis of medicinal/ organic compounds involving different mechanisms.

Unique features

Magnetic Stirrer, Rotary Vacuum Flask Evaporator , Double Distillation Unit ,UV – Cabinet, Hot Air Oven

Pharm. Chemistry (M.Pharm. Research Lab)

Course Objectives

The students should learn how to formulate a research problem and design a suitable methodology to find its solution. The student should learn how to collect the literature required for the research work. The student should learn to perform synthetic reactions, schemes, and purifications, to learn how to operate instrumentation and analyze spectral data and to write and compile the original thesis report.

Course Outcome

Students get well acquainted with the monitoring of reaction progress using TLC, UV, HPLC & FTIR

Unique features

Vacuum Pump, Multi Parameter Digital Force Gauze, Distillation Unit, Tablet Tester

Pharmaceutics Lab(M.Pharm. )

Course Objectives

The student should learn how to conduct preformulation studies in a stepwise manner for APIs. They will also learn to design formulations for special populations like pediatrics and geriatrics. They will be able to perform stability testing for dosage form, selection of suitable packaging material and also study drug excipient interactions through various analytical techniques.

Course Outcome

Students apply scientific principles in a range of formulation techniques.

Unique features

Hot Air Oven, Electronic Balance, Table Punching Machine, Mechanical Stirrer, Magnetic Stirrer

Pharmaceutics (M.Pharm. Research Lab)

Course Objectives

The students should learn how to formulate a research problem and design a suitable methodology to find its solution. The student should learn how to collect the literature required for the research work. They should learn to formulate various dosage forms, novel drug delivery systems and evaluate various parameters related to the specific dosage forms.

Course Outcome

Development of novel drug delivery systems and their evaluation using sophisticated instruments like Brookfield viscometer, Picodrop etc.

Unique features

Rheometer, Lyophilizer, Dissolution Test, Picodrop, Deep Freezer

Pharmacology(M.Pharm. )

Course Objectives

The students should learn the effect of various drugs on animal models and understand the calculation of LD50 and ED50 through experimental models. They should also be able to handle various statistical softwares. They will also learn how to estimate various biochemical parameters.

Course Outcome

Students understand the general concept of experimental pharmacology and the drug receptor interaction with the help of various experimental models on animals.

Unique features

Student Physiograph, Digital Plethysmometer, Bioanalyser, Actophotometer, Convulsiometer, Swimming test apparatus, Digital Plus maze apparatus, Digital Tele thermometer.

Pharmacology (M.Pharm. Research lab)

Course Objectives

The students should learn how to formulate a research problem and design a suitable methodology to find its solution. The student should learn how to collect the literature required for the research work. They should be able to select suitable experimental models on animals for various pharmacological activities and their statistical analysis and to write and compile the original thesis report.

Course Outcome

Students are able to select experimental models for various pathophysiological conditions as well as to analyze and interpret data.

Unique features

Swimming Test Apparatus, Lagendorff's Apparatus, Chemical Analyzer

Central Instrumentation Lab

Course Objectives

The objective of this lab is to learn how to operate sophisticated instrument like HPLC, FTIR, UV-Visible spectrophotometer, Rheometer, Picodrop and analyze spectral data, learn and use a molecular modeling program.

Course Outcome

Handling of sophisticated instruments used for quantitative and qualitative analysis of compounds/ mixture of compounds

Unique features

UV - Visible Spectrophotometer, (Shimadzu) FTIR, Spectrophotometer (Shimadzu,) HPLC (Waters)

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-I

Course Objectives

The main objective of the course is to understand and consummate the basic fundamental principles by performing experiments related to various unit operations like fluid flow, filtration, centrifugation, crystallisation, air-conditioning, industrial hazards and safety precautions, materials used in plant construction, evaporation, drying, distillation etc.

Course Outcome

To give students with different background to conduct basic practicals in chemistry & biochemistry as it relates to drug discovery

Unique features

Flame photometer (Digital), Hot Air Oven, Water Bath, Centrifuge, Digital Balance

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-II

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to understand the principles involved in limit tests, salt analysis and some inorganic preparations and also to learn & master fundamental organic chemistry laboratory techniques, to perform synthetic reactions, workups, and purifications, to learn how to operate instrumentation and analyze spectral data, learn and use a molecular modeling program, and to write original lab reports in a professional manner.

Course Outcome

Students get knowledge about physical, chemical and storage of organic and inorganic pharmaceuticals.

Unique features

Water Bath, Hot Air Oven, Centrifuge, Digital Balance, Nessler Cylinders

Pharmaceutical Chemistry-III

Course Objectives

The practical application of medicinal chemistry is the first step of process of Pharmaceutical formulation. The medicinal chemistry practical relates to the uses of chemistry in modern society in the development, production and analysis of bioactive compounds.

Course Outcome

Students get hands on experience in the synthesis of medicinal/ organic/ natural compounds involving different mechanisms

Unique features

Magnetic Stirrer, Rotary Vacuum Flask Evaporator , Double Distillation Unit , UV – Cabinet, Hot Air Oven

Pharmacology

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to understand the pharmacology of drugs with special reference to their mechanism, pharmacological actions, drug interactions, adverse effects and uses. Also to study commonly used laboratory animals and instruments and to explain the use of computer simulated softwares for pharmacology practicals to minimize the use of living animals.

Course Outcome

Students get knowledge about animal attitude & handling and understand the drug response curve of various drug on various tissue preparation.

Unique features

Digital Actophotometer, Analgesiometer, Digital Tele Thermometer, Muscles Stimulator

Pharmacognosy

Course Objectives

To learn and master fundamentals of Pharmacognosy that will examine the Herbal and fabricated preparations. Also to discuss the processes of standardization of natural products.

Course Outcome

To obtain knowledge about classification and nomenclature of medicinal plants, as well as several active substances, their chemical and biological properties.

Unique features

Muffle furnace, Moisture Balance, Microtome, Hot Air Oven, Microscope (compound)

Pharmaceutical Microbiology

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is to bestow students with the knowledge and microbiological skills by practicing and understanding the experiments.

Course Outcome

To acquire knowledge about the concept of sterilization, preparation of media, culturing of microorganisms and microbioassay.

Unique features

Laminar Air flow, B.O.D. Incubato,r U.V. cabinet, Tissue culture station

Pharmaceutics Lab-I

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is to provide a general preparation of dosage forms methodology and working knowledge of basic pharmaceuticals steps. To understand the pharmaceutical principles and calculations of measuring the various volumetric formulations, to study the quantity sufficient and quantity taken methodology to learn how to prepare and use various prepared dosage forms.

Course Outcome

Preparation and labeling of various pharmaceutical dosage forms and extraction procedures

Unique features

Dissolution test apparatus Single, Mechanical stirrer, Disintegration test apparatus, Magnetic Stirrer

Pharmaceutics Lab-II

Course Objectives

The main objective of the course is to understand and consummate the basic fundamental principles by performing experiments related to various unit operations like fluid flow, filtration, centrifugation, crystallisation, air-conditioning, industrial hazards and safety precautions, materials used in plant construction, evaporation, drying, distillation etc.

Course Outcome

Understanding of simple unit operation processes involved in preformulation studies. More specifically, this subject provides practical information of fluid flow and factors which may affect rate of filtration, centrifugation and humidification.

Unique features

Orifice meter, Venturimeter, Ball mill, Anderson pipette, viscometer etc

Pharmaceutics Lab-III

Course Objectives

The main objective of the course is to understand and consummate the basic fundamental principles by performing experiments related to surface tension measurement, viscosity determination and flow properties of various kinds of powders.

Course Outcome

Fundamental principles of physics influencing the behaviour of various delivery systems like interfacial tension, micromeritic properties etc.

Unique features

Densitometer, Optical Microscope, Hardness Tester (Monsanto, Pfizer)

Industrial Pharmacy Lab

Course Objectives

The main objective of the course is to understand and consummate the basic fundamental principles by performing experiments related to solutions, suspensions, emulsions, creams, dentrifices etc.

Course Outcome

ppropriate practical techniques for the analysis and quantification of pharmaceutical products/ evaluation of container- closures and stability testing.

Unique features

Humidity Chamber, Friability test apparatus, Tray dryer, Dissolution Test Apparatus (6 Stage)

Machine Room

Course Objectives

The main objective of the course is to understand and consummate the basic fundamental principles by performing experiments related to capsule filling, microencapsulation, granulation, formulation, compression and evaluation of solid dosage forms like tablets and capsules.

Course Outcome

Students will be equipped with skills in processing of chemical/ biological drugs into dosage forms like tablets, capsules, ointments, injectables and liquids etc.

Unique features

Tablet punching machine, Sieve shaker, Bottle Filling Machine, Double cone blender, Bottle washing machine

Computer Lab

Course Objectives

The principle goal of the course is to learn the practical computer basic skills, applications, installation and troubleshooting. Students learn to use advanced techniques of MS-PowerPoint 2010 and to publish presentations to the Web.

Course Outcome

Handling of various softwares and apply the knowledge of computers in Pharmaceutical Technology.

Unique features

PIV Computers, Laser Jet Printers, Online U.P.S. (10 K.V.A.), Scanner, with internet facilities

Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS DURING SESSION 2015-16

One of our faculty members, Mr. Nitin Sharma was awarded Ph. D.

Presently 05 faculty members are pursuing for their Ph.D. degree from various reputed universities.

Number of papers has been published in National and International journals at M. Pharm. level during the session 2015-16.

Industrial Visit:

Students of B. Pharm. final year visited Daffodil Laboratories at Meerut on 27th November 2015.

Campus Placement:

  1. 08 B. Pharm. students are placed in various National and International companies of repute.
  2. 02 M. Pharm. students are placed in teaching in different reputed Institutes.
  3. 02 M. Pharm students are placed in different Industries of high repute.

Higher Studies:

04 B. Pharm. students are pursuing M. Pharm. from various reputed Institutes.

Guest Lectures:

  1. Dr. Ajaya Prakash, Director (QA), Win Medicare Pharma Pvt. Ltd. , Modipuram delivered a guest lecture on “Good Documentation Practices” on 09/09/2015.
  2. Dr. Neeraj Kumar, Research Associate, Department of Nuclear Medicine INMAS (DRDO), New Delhi delivered a guest lecture on “Use of Pharmacoscintigraphy techniques in drug development” on 28/09/2015.
  3. Dr. Aseem Bhatnagar, Scientist F & Joint Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine INMAS (DRDO), New Delhi delivered a guest lecture on “DRDO contribution for nuclear medicine and disaster management” on 28/09/2015.
  4. Dr. Sarvesh Kumar Paliwal, Prof. & Head, Department of Pharmacy, Banasthali University, Banasthali, Rajasthan delivered a guest lecture on “Pharmacophore Based Virtual Screening: A Powerful Tool for Drug Discovery” on 13/10/2015.
  5. Mr. C. P. Singh, Sr. Manager (QC), Ipca Laboratories, Dehradun delivered a guest lecture on “Essential rules of Pharmacopoeia” on 27/10/2015.
  6. Dr. Swapnil Sharma, Asstt. Prof., Department of Pharmacy, Banasthali University, Banasthali, Rajasthan delivered a guest lecture on “ Microbiological Assays of Antibiotics” on 15/03/2016.

GPAT

02 students of B. Pharm. final year qualified GPAT 2016.

Rank in University

  1. Mr. Ashish Kumar student of B. Pharm. IV year 2014-15 secured 9th position in UPTU.
  2. Ms. Deepika Sharma student of B. Pharm. IV year 2014-15 secured 10th position in UPTU.

Alumni Meet

The department organized Alumni meet on 19th March 2016.

ACHIEVEMENTS DURING SESSION 2014-15

  1. Presently 06 faculty members are pursuing for their Ph.D. degree from various reputed universities.
  2. Number of papers has been published in National and International journals at M. Pharm. level during the session 2014-15.

Industrial Visit:

Students of B. Pharm. final year visited IPCA Laboratories at Selaqui, Dehradun on 5th December 2014.

Campus Placement:

  1. 17 B. Pharm. students are placed in various National and International companies of repute.
  2. 04 M. Pharm. students are placed in teaching in different reputed Institutes.
  3. 06 M. Pharm students are placed in different Industries of high repute.

Higher Studies:

10 students are pursuing M. Pharm. from various reputed Institutes.

Events

Seminar, Workshops & Conferences

  1. AICTE sponsored National seminar on “Biomedical Communication In Cyber Age” held on 28th -30th December, 2009.( Brochure)
  2. 3 Days Workshop on “Advances In Computer Aided Drug Discovery and Design Methods” held on 4th -6th August 2008.
  3. One Day National seminar on “Pharm D: A New Definition of Pharmacist” held on 7th September, 2008.

Guest Lectures

  1. Dr. Rajni Garg, Research Professor, Computational Science Research Centre, San Diego State University, USA delivered a lecture on “Applications of Chemi- Bioinformatics Approaches in Drug Design” on 1st Aug, 2013.
  2. Dr. Saryu Goel, Associate Director & Project Team Leader at Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Rockville, MD 20850, USA has delivered an interactive lecture on “International Guidelines & Clinical Drug Metabolism Studies” on 16th July, 2013.
  3. Dr G. Govil, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, delivered a lecture on “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) in Biology: Molecules, cells, plants and animals” on 14th February, 2013.
  4. Prof. O. P. Arora, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra delivered a lecture on “Recent trends in synthetic Chemistry” on 04th April, 2011.
  5. Dr. C. D. Upasni, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pune University, Pune delivered a lecture on “Recent advancement in drug screening” on 01st April, 2011.
  6. Dr. P. D. Chaudhary, Professor & Director, Modern Institute of Pharmacy, NIGDI, Pune delivered a lecture on “New Drug Delivery Systems” on 24th November, 2009.

Other activities organized by the department

  1. Farewell: 11th Batch of B. Pharm. [May 04, 2014]
  2. Pharmacist Day Celebration [Nov. 25, 2013]
  3. Poster Competition during Techspardha-2013 [Oct. 25-26, 2013]
  4. Teacher’s day celebration by B. Pharm. First Year Students [Sep. 05, 2013]
  5. Oral & Poster Presentation, extempore and Pharma Quiz during Techspardha-2010 [Nov. 14-15, 2010]
  6. Teachers day celebration by M. Pharm. Students [Sep. 05, 2010]
  7. Cricket match was organized [Nov. 08, 2009]

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