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Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Shoolini University aims to impart quality education and enable students to pursue research in areas relevant to the region and country. Located inthe picturesque pines of Shimla Hills, the campus provides a serene environment for learning. NIRF ranking by Ministry of HRD, Government of India, 2019 ranked the school of pharmacy 39th among all Pharmacy colleges of India. The NIRF ranking has consistently placed us among the top 40 Pharma institutions for four years now. We are the only pharmacy school in Himachal Pradesh to acquire NIRF ranking.

Our vision is to generate world-class pharmacy professionals who are competent enough to efficiently fulfill the needs of pharmacy education, research, and industry.We also encourage them to stay committed to serve the society with their professional expertise while being an indispensable part of the healthcare team.


The mission of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Shoolini University

  • To impart quality education utilizing innovative teaching methods and develop graduates with high standard technical, communication and leadership skills.
  • To stimulate the quest for excellence in research and scholarship, inculcate a commitment to life-long learning, community service and social responsibility in students.
  • To focus research efforts on the utilization of Himalayan flora for drug discovery for diseases of national relevance.

Curriculum for Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Research is an integral part of the curriculum involving the students in application and problem-oriented major/ minor projectsof UG, PG and Ph.D. students.
  • Innovative teaching and practical pedagogy including online eUniv
  • Modernized laboratories equipped with UPLC, HPTLC, GCMS, HPLC, etc. are available to train our students and to meet the aspirations of the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Specialized SPRINT program for Campus placementswith a competitive salary package in reputed organizations etc.
  • Encouragement and support for national or international participation of students & faculty in conferences and workshops.
  • Alliances with national & international institutes/universities for student exchange and training
  • Participation in extracurricular activities like music, sports, social activities.

Pharmaceutical Sciences Courses

Course Name Duration Eligibility
B Pharmacy 4 years 10+2 (PCB/PCM)
B Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) 3 years Diploma in Pharmacy with 50% marks from an institution approved by the Pharmay Council of India
B Pharmacy (Practice) 2 years Diploma in pharmacy with 50% marks from an institution approved by the Pharmay Council of India, and registered as pharmacist with Pharmacy Council and with minimum of four years' of pharmacy practice in a community or hospital.
M Pharmacy Pharmaceutics 2 years B Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmay Council of India
M Pharmacy Pharmacology 2 years B Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmay Council of India
M Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Chemistry 2 years B Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmay Council of India
PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences 3 years Master's degree in Pharmacy with at least 55% marks


Why Enroll for Pharmaceutical Sciences Courses at Shoolini?

  • AICTE and PCI approved
  • Ranked 39th among Pharmacy Colleges in India (NIRF Ranking)
  • Experienced & qualified faculty
  • Extensive research opportunities

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Faculty Members

Faculty members make up the primary fabric of the school. All faculty members are qualified and come from renowned organizations.Collective skills and experience of the faculty members help us to impart education relevant to the practices of pharmacy, basic concepts, and application of the scienceas well as industrial perspectives. Focus on research at the School of Pharmacy is aligned with the theme of the university to explore the potential of Himalayan Biodiversity, medicinal plants, and therapeutic potential.

Faculty members keep their knowledge updated as per the demands of industry, regulations, and newer advancements.They participate in various programs, FDPs, workshops and conferences worldwide.Mentorship is provided to students for better guidance, to build interaction and enable them to participate in extracurricular, social and cultural activities.

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Student Testimonials

If I have to describe my experience in one phrase then "It's been a rollercoaster ride". But throughout the whole journey, all faculty, my classmates and staff of the University helped me.

Lavesh Sharma

Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to Shoolini University. It is because of this University that I got the chance to get placed with manufacturing giants JCB.

Anish Chauhan

Getting placed with Tata Hitachi was like a dream come true for me. I had been planning to get into this company since the day I joined MBA.

Rishabh Kumar

I have been placed with ICICI Bank. I have always wanted to work in the Financial Sector. I feel delighted as I have been placed with one of the top private sector bank.

Kavita Thakur

Research in School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences has formulated research groups with a focus on thematic areas.This helps everyone in the department to be involved in high-impact research of global relevance. The school has published around 120 research & review papers and filed around 20 patents. The faculty is involved in consultancy research projects with several research organizations and the pharmaceutical industry.


  • Natural Products/ synthetic based Drug Discovery: Phytochemical evaluation and Standardizations of medicinal plants, ayurvedic or other formulations; Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery Research.
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology: In vivo models for the brain, cardiac, respiratory, gastric problems, Diabetes, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Cancer, Malaria, microbial infections; &Toxicology
  • Drug Delivery Group: Formulation Development and evaluation of herbal drugs, nano-based formulations; Topical and transdermal drug delivery systems, Pharmacokinetic & stability studies, Implantable & targeted drug delivery systems.

Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Shoolini University is supported by grants from national and international sources such as:

  • Department of Science and Technology (DST)
  • Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO)
  • National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS)
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
  • Himachal Pradesh State Council


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