Shoolini University offers MPharmacy Pharmacognosy to enable in-depth and research-oriented study of medicines derived from natural resources. Located in the Himalayas, our students have easy access to a large volume of natural resources.
Graduates of the course study the cultivation of medicinal plants and analytical techniques. They are able to work on phytochemistry, biogenesis and plant biotechnology.
Highly recognised for its high-impact research, Shoolini University students regularly file patents. Students also receive JRF grants worth approximately Rs 35,000 per month.
Pharmacognosy is the study of medicines derived from natural sources, and the interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical function. Substances having medicinal properties are considered pharmaceuticals.
- School of Pharmacy ranked 36 among all colleges of India (NIRF)
- Focused research on utilisation of Himalayan flora for drug discovery
- Alliances with national and international institutes/universities for student exchange and training
- Hi-tech laboratories equipped with UPLC, HPTLC, GCMS, HPLC, etc.
|Sr. No.||COURSE NAME||CREDITS|
|Semester-I||1||Modern Pharmaceutical Analytical Techniques||4|
|2||Advanced Pharmacognosy - I||4|
|4||Industrial Pharmacognostical Technology||4|
|5||Pharmacognosy Practical - I||6|
|Semester-II||1||Medicinal Plant Biotechnology||4|
|2||Advanced Pharmacognosy – II||4|
|3||Indian Systems of Medicine||4|
|Semester-III||1||Research Methodology and Biostatistics||4|
|3||Discussion/ Presentation (Proposal presentation)||2|
|3||Discussion/ Final Presentation||3|
|1||Co-Curricular Activities||2 to 7|
Frequently Asked Questions
Who teaches MPharmacy Pharmacognosy at Shoolini University?
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 Pharmacognosy from Shoolini University?
Pharmacy is a growing career field worldwide. Several career options such as Regulatory Manager, Drug Inspector, Lab Technician, and Health Care Unit Manager are available for students who successfully pursue this degree. Public and private sector companies hire MPharmacy Pharmacognosy graduates.
How do you expose students to industry experience?
Students are required to complete an industrial training program before their final semester. They gain industry experience during internships in Pharma industries and hospitals. They visit R&D labs, pharma manufacturing units for exposure to real-life scenarios.
Is practical training a part of an MPharmacy Pharmacognosy?
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.
What are the placement opportunities available for students who have completed MPharmacy Pharmacognosy at Shoolini University?
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.
Do you have a strong alumni network in MPharmacy Pharmacognosy?
The university has a reliable alumni network. The Shoolini Alumni Association provides a platform to unite alumni across the globe.
- 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
Non-Himachal Pradesh Domicile : ₹77000
* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000