MPharmacy - Pharmaceutical Chemistry

MPharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) is a postgraduate degree that delves on designing new drug molecules based on various drug design approaches. Students learn to implement and understand advanced and basic concepts of the chemistry of drug molecules with respect to their design, synthesis as well as their physicochemical characterisation.

The program focuses on theoretical concepts pertaining to medicinal, organic and plant chemistry. It also comprises wet lab practices and practical exposure. Students learn to handle various sophisticated instrumentations such as HPLC, FT-IR, UV, GC. The university has 104+ state-of-the-art specialist laboratories that allow students to work in an environment that is conducive to innovation and research.

The experienced and illustrious faculty at Shoolini guides and motivates students to achieve their dreams and reach the zenith of their potential. Students find placements in top companies.

MPharmacy at Shoolini is AICTE and PCI approved, ranked 36th among Pharmacy Colleges in India (NIRF Ranking). 

Research Opportunities

Natural Products/ Synthetic-based Drug Discovery: Phytochemical evaluation and Standardizations of medicinal plants, Ayurvedic or other formulations; Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery Research.

MPharmacy - Pharmaceutical Chemistry Career Opportunities

  • Formulation Development (F&D) Scientist
  • Academia & Higher Studies
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance Executives
  • Entrepreneurship
  • DRA Authorities
  • Production Officer (Pharma/Cosmetics/Nutraceuticals Industry) 

Semester-I 1 Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques 4
2 Advanced Organic Chemistry -I 4
3 Advanced Medicinal Chemistry 4
4 Chemistry of Natural Products 4
5 Pharmaceutical Chemistry Practical I 6
6 Seminar/Assignment 4
  Total 26
Semester-II 1 Advanced Spectral Analysis 4
2 Advanced Organic Chemistry -II 4
3 Computer Aided Drug Design 4
4 Pharmaceutical  Process Chemistry 4
5 Pharmaceutical Chemistry  Practical II 6
6 Seminar/Assignment 4
  Total 26
Semester-III 1 Research Methodology and Biostatistics 4
2 Journal club 1
3 Discussion/ Presentation (Proposal presentation) 2
4 Research Work 14
  Total 21
Semester-IV 1 Journal club 1
2 Research work 16
3 Discussion/ Final Presentation 3
  Total 20
Total Credits(26+26+21+40+40) 93
  1 Co-Curricular Activities 1
Total 1

Deepak Kapoor
Deepak KapoorProfessor
Rohit Goyal
Rohit GoyalProfessor
Deepak Kumar
Deepak KumarAssociate Professor
Poonam Negi
Poonam NegiAssociate Professor
Navneet Kumar Upadhyay
Navneet Kumar UpadhyayAssociate Professor
Swati Pundir
Swati PundirAssistant Professor
Lalit Sharma
Lalit SharmaAssistant Professor
Aditi Sharma
Aditi SharmaAssistant Professor
Arun Parashar
Arun ParasharAssistant Professor
Abhishek Kumar Sharma
Abhishek Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Raveen Chauhan
Raveen ChauhanAssistant Professor
Chetna Kumari
Chetna KumariAssistant Professor
Sunil Kumar
Sunil KumarAssistant Professor
Monika Prakash Singh
Monika Prakash SinghAssistant Professor
Dhriti Verma
Dhriti VermaAssistant Professor
Nishtha Singh
Nishtha SinghAssistant Professor
Hemlata Kaurav
Hemlata KauravAssistant Professor
Deepak Kumar
Deepak KumarAssistant Professor
Shikha Mahant
Shikha MahantAssistant Professor
Himanshu Gandhi
Himanshu GandhiAssistant Professor
Tamana Bhardwaj
Tamana BhardwajAssistant Professor
Anjali Kaushal
Anjali KaushalAssistant Professor
Prashanta Kumar Deb
Prashanta Kumar DebAssistant Professor
ShivanshiAssistant Professor
SimrandeepAssistant Professor
Samridhi Sharma
Samridhi SharmaAssistant Professor
Shubhangi Sood
Shubhangi SoodAssistant Professor
Sonia Rani
Sonia RaniAssistant Professor
Gaurav Sharma
Gaurav SharmaProfessor
Gaurav Gupta
Gaurav GuptaAssociate Professor
Kamna Sharma (M Pharmacy, PhD)

Kamna Sharma (M Pharmacy, PhD)

Marketing Manager at Haoyaun Chemexpress, Shanghai, China My learning experience at Shoolini University has been unmatched. I have grown intellectually and personally — traits that helped me further my professional goals. The faculty and department leave no stone unturned to shape a student's future. I have tremendous respect and love for my teachers. Thanks to their untiring efforts, I have been able to carve out a successful career for myself.

Uttam Joon (M Pharmacy)

Uttam Joon (M Pharmacy)

Shoolini University has contributed immensely to shaping my personality. I have developed leadership and team management skills, taking them to an all-new level. The infrastructure on the campus is one of the finest and stands out in the entire country. The best thing here is the cross-culture interaction between students from various parts of the world. The learned and globally acclaimed professors have made the university what it is today.

Sunil Kumar (M Pharmacy, PhD)

Sunil Kumar (M Pharmacy, PhD)

GM Plant (Medical Devices) at Sancara MD Pvt Ltd, Dera Bassi If you want a flourishing career and want to stand apart from the crowd, Shoolini University is the answer! The state-of-the-art facilities, renowned faculty, and hands-on experience gave me a chance to empower myself in every aspect. Moreover, the campus has positive vibes and students from any part of the world can adapt quickly to this place. Overall, it was a great experience, and I carry a lifetime of happy memories.

Kalpna Palsra (B Pharmacy, M Pharmacy)

Kalpna Palsra (B Pharmacy, M Pharmacy)

Drug Safety Associate, Clario Pharmacovigilance firm in Mysore, Karnataka My Shoolini master's degree provided an ideal blend of academia and practical knowledge. The six years I spent at Shoolini University (B Pharm + M Pharm) have been a wonderful learning experience with prolific exposure to the outside world. All faculty members have helped me tremendously. Thanks to their efforts, I am among the best professionals globally. In addition, the facilities at the Pharmacy department are excellent and match international standards. I am fortunate to be a part of Shoolini University.

Rahul Sharma (B Pharmacy + M Pharmacy)

Rahul Sharma (B Pharmacy + M Pharmacy)

Drug Safety Associate, Parexel International, Pharmacovigilance firm in Chandigarh I am glad that I made the right choice of joining Shoolini University. With the perfect blend of academia and industry knowledge and supportive professors, the program transformed me into an international management professional, helping me excel in the challenging global workplace. My experience on the campus has been par excellence. I found the course curriculum very challenging but rewarding. My teachers inspired me to push my boundaries and fly high. They provided the challenge, but not without the support to succeed. I use the knowledge and skills I learned at Shoolini every day of my life.

Aditi Bhandhari (M Pharma)

Aditi Bhandhari (M Pharma)

Thank you Shoolini and the entire placement team for giving me the opportunity to start my career at Abbott Healthcare Private Limited. I completed my Bachelor's and Master's in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Shoolini. All the professors motivated me to learn new things, which are priceless for my future endeavours. Thank you for all your guidance!

Frequently Asked Questions

The faculty members are trained and educated at the world's best universities, such as the University of Innsbruck, Austria; University of Constance, Germany; Chang Won National University, South Korea; NIPER.

What are the future opportunities after completing MPharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) from Shoolini University?

Pharmacy offers career opportunities like Pharmaceutical Patent Analyst, Research Officer, Quality Assurance Analyst etc. Rewarding placement and career positions in leading Pharma companies and research organisations follow when you complete the degree. The public and private sectors have a high demand for Pharma graduates.

Students are required to complete an industrial training program by the end of the sixth semester. They also go on month-long internships to industrial units/factories and hospitals for valuable industrial experience. Further, they participate in industry visits as well.

Yes, practical training is an essential part of the MPharmacy curriculum. Students also get ample opportunities to participate in National and International conferences, boosting their skill set.

Shoolini enjoys strong industry-academia partnerships. We network with the industry to ensure that top Indian companies and MNCs come to the campus for placements. Together, the Placement Cell and teachers train students to be industry ready. During placements, several pharmaceutical companies, including Abbott, Zydus Cedilla, Cipla, and Mankind hire Shoolini students. Most of our brilliant students find rewarding placements in leading pharmaceutical firms, biotechnology firms, medical sectors, private sectors, and public sectors.

The university has a reliable alumni network. The Shoolini Alumni Association provides a platform to unite alumni across the globe.

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Course Details

  • Eligibility: B Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India with minimum 55% marks

  • Admission Criteria: Admission through faculty interaction

  • Duration: 2 years

  • Semester Fee

    Himachal Pradesh Domicile : 77000
    Others : 77000