The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology was established in 1972
at BIT Mesra and is a robust scientific community with highly qualified and
competent faculties, postgraduate students, research fellows and visiting
scientists. The Department is well equipped with state of the art
infrastructural facilities for teaching and research.
The Department encourages and supports studies involving a range of
research strategies which are supported by various national and international
funding agencies like UGC, AICTE, DRDO, CSIR, ICAR, ICMR, DST, BMBF (Germany),
UGC-UKIERI etc. The Department also has collaboration with Institute of
Biochemistry, University of Luebeck, Germany; Laboratoire Architecture et
Fonction des Macromelécules Biologiques, Départment de Viologie Structurale et
Drug Design, Marseille Cedex 09 France; De Montfort University, Leicester, UK
and Department of Crystallography and Biophysics, University of Madras, Chennai,
India for research in the area of antiviral agents.
Young Faculties are also supported for post doctoral research abroad. A
few Faculties have also been on the panel of invited speakers at international
conferences, held in USA, Singapore, Germany, Austria and UK.
Vision of Department
To become a centre of excellence in teaching and research for creating
technical manpower to meet the technological needs in the area of healthcare
system contributing towards socio-economic development of the country.
Mission of Department
- To develop state of the art education and research at undergraduate,
post graduate and doctoral levels in different areas of pharmaceutical sciences
- To provide excellent infrastructural facilities to strengthen research
and development activities.
- To extend proper academic guidance and career counselling to students
in order to bridge the gap between academia and industry as per needs of the
- To develop effective pedagogical and research potential among the
- To create pharmaceutical knowledge pool with innovative, ethical and
leadership qualities to serve the cause of the society
- To promote collaboration with academia, industries and research
organizations at national and international levels in the areas of mutual
Programs Offered at a glance
The Department conducts four-year undergraduate programme (B. Pharm.) in
Pharmaceutical Sciences. The courses are recognized by the UGC, Pharmacy Council
of India and AICTE.
The Department two-year postgraduate programme (M. Pharm.) with
specialization in Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology,
Pharmacognosy, Quality Assurance & Regulatory Affairs and Clinical Research.
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Technology offers doctoral
programmes in all disciplines. The Department has modern and sophisticated
laboratory and workshop facilities for this purpose.
Dr. B. N. Sinha
Professor & Head
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Birla Institute of Technology
Mesra, Ranchi - 835 215 Jharkhand