Department of Pharmacology


To train students in rational drug prescribing in accordance to patients’ need for treatment, prevention and diagnosis of common diseases with an emphasis, also on pharmacovigilance and drug prescription in children, elderly and pregnancy.


  • Equip the students with sufficient knowledge for rational drug prescription
  • Train and enable the students to detect, evaluate, prevent and treat adverse drug reactions
  • Enable the students to appreciate the essential and orphan drug concepts and their significance in the community
  • To highlight the importance of pharmacoeconomics among the students
  • To create awareness about ill effects of drugs in pregnancy, children and elderly among them
  • To give them an idea about prescription of drugs for the control of fertility
  • To enable the students to obtain proficiency in pharmacotherapeutics
  • To equip the student with skills and knowledge for choosing future career options like teaching, medical research and pharmaceutical industry