M.Pharm - Pharmacognosy

Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) is the standard Postgraduate Program in Pharmacy, Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in India is offered as a Postgraduate course after the completion of B. Pharm degree. The M.Pharm is a two-year course. After completing M. Pharmacy, one can seek employment in government, private or multinational organizations. There are many opportunities in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and allied industries. Some can be clinical analysts, quality supervisors or Scientists, researchers, work for government departments and educational institutions.


Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility : Pass in B.Pharm degree from any university recognised as equivalent by RGUHS / PCI and AICTE with the minimum of 55% aggregate.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

This programme is designed to,
    To know the methods of extraction, isolation, characterization of phytoconstituents by spectral data and standardization of extracts and herbal formulations as per WHO guidelines.
    To understand the various techniques of plant tissue culture and commercial scale cultivation & processing of medicinal and aromatic plants to obtain the high quality herbs.
    To grasp the knowledge of Intellectual property rights and regulatory affairs applicable to herbal natural products.
Program Outcomes (POs)

After completion of the programme the graduate will,
    Identify, isolate phytoconstituents, evaluate pharmacological activities and standardize herbal formulations, herbal cosmetics, neutraceuticals and marine drugs.
    Select the appropriate Biotechnological techniques for plant tissue culture for the yield enhancement of secondary metabolites and conservation of endangered medicinal plants.
    Develop the herbal industry and applyIntellectual property rights for herbal products.