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. 

Career Opportunities

  • Pharmacist  
  • Quality Control Manager  
  • Clinical Research Associate  
  • Pharmacy Consultant 
  • Academia & Higher Studies  
  • Entrepreneurship



13th Private University of India


Faculty from Oxford, Berkeley, UPenn, Columbia, IITs, IIMs etc.


Alumni at Stanford, Columbia, INSEAD, Napoli, Gachon

Course Instructors
Ashish KhoslaProfessor
Shyam Singh ChandelProfessor
M. S. ThakurProfessor
Bhaskar GoelProfessor
Ram Prakash DwivediProfessor
Abhilash PathaniaAssistant Professor
Amar Raj Singh SuriAssociate Professor
Robin ThakurAssociate Professor
Pankaj VaidyaProfessor
Raj Kumar SainiAssociate Professor
Neeraj GandotraAssociate Professor
Raj KumarAssociate Professor
Sashank ThapaAssistant Professor
Sorabh AggarwalAssistant Professor
Sushil KumarAssistant Professor
Veena KashyapAssistant Professor
Gaurav GuptaAssociate Professor
Ashwani SharmaAssistant Professor
Namita GandotraAssistant Professor
Hemant SharmaAssistant Professor
Diksha SharmaAssistant Professor
Nitisha SharmaAssistant Professor
Sunil kumarAssistant Professor
SoniaAssistant Professor
Arunava PoddarAssistant Professor
Arvind Singh BishtAssistant Professor
Kushal KanwarAssistant Professor
Bhawna BhatiaAssistant Professor
Bharti ThakurAssistant Professor
Prachi AgrawalAssistant Professor
Virender RihaniProfessor
Navsal KumarAssistant Professor
Nitin Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Rahul ChandelAssistant Professor
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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 Fees: 77000

* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000

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