Nowadays greater emphasis is being laid by Universities across the globe towards introduction of a greater number of technical and job-oriented courses. Bachelors degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences is one such professional programme, offered by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, that is aimed at developing trained personnel in the concerned field who could cater to the needs of an ever expanding pharmaceutical industry, healthcare sector, academic institutions, drug testing laboratories and drug regulatory departments of the national level in general and those of the J&K state in particular. Majority of the pass-outs of this department are already doing well in these sectors.
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is focusing more on modernization, extension and sophistication. In today’s era of interdisciplinary approaches to modern academics,this department is collaborating in its research activities with some of the premier institutions of the state and that of the country. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has 100% placement of all its pass-outs in government, semi-government and private sectors. Department offers academic programmes that have been revised and refurbished with latest syllabi and updated as per the professional requirements at national and international level.
One of the biggest strengths of our department is our well-qualified, highly energetic and trained team of faculty members who have obtained their masters and doctorate degrees from some of the most prestigious national pharmacy institutions/Universities of the country. Most of them are either gold medalists or distinction holders in their respective disciplines. All the faculty members of the department have been awarded doctorate in their own areas of specialization. They have published research papers in peer reviewed national and international journals. Moreover in order to improve teaching methodology and research, teachers of this department are deputed to workshops, seminars, conferences, orientation courses, summer schools etc every year.
With these words I on behalf of the entire faculty of this department welcome all aspiring candidates to this department and the course and ensure that they will fully enjoy and cherish their stay during their study period in this department. Hope they will take up this course as a challenge and not just as an alternative to other professional courses. I expect them to work hard so as to be competent enough to face the challenges posed by the emerging trends in this field of vital importance and come out with flying colours.
Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhat
Head Of Department