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About us

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University is a pioneer teaching Department not only in the state of Maharashtra but also has academic recognition in the country as a whole. Started way back in 1956, it has catered to the needs Pharmacy education in big way and has generated personnel which have emerged as key functionaries in the domain of “ Academics” as well as “ Profession” as a whole. It is recognized by PCI and AICTE. It conducts Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral Research Programme in Pharmacy under the Faculty of Medicine. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is proud to be the only University Department accredited by NBA, AICTE, New Delhi.
 

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Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.
Mahatma Jyotiba Fuley Shaikshanik Parisar, Amravati Road, Nagpur.
E-mail: udpsnagpur@yahoo.co.in
Phone No. (O) 0712/2500324              Fax No. 0712/2500355
Accredited by National Board of Accreditation, AICTE, New Delhi.

 

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Courses Available

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.)
  • Intake Capacity – 30
  • Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharm.)

Specialisations –

  1. Pharmaceutics – 10 Seats
  2. Pharmaceutical Chemistry – 05 Seats
  3. Pharmacology – 06 Seats
  4. Pharmacognosy – 05 Seats
    Intake Capacity – 26
  • Doctoral Research Programme (Ph. D.)

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Admissions Eligibility
B. Pharm.

In order to secure admission through centralized Admission Process to first year of four year Degree course in Pharmacy, the candidate should fulfill the eligibility criteria as notified in Application form and Information brochure of MHT-CET published by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State, Mumbai from time to time. The details of the admission procedure can be obtained from the Director of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai or from the regional offices.

M. Pharm.

In order to secure admission through centralized Admission Process to first year of two-year postgraduate Degree course in Pharmacy (M. Pharm.), the candidate should fulfill the eligibility criteria as notified in Application form and Information brochure published by Directorate of Technical Education, Maharashtra State, Mumbai from time to time. The details of the admission procedure can be obtained from the Director of Technical Education (DTE), Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai or from the regional offices.

Ph. D.
 

The candidates who are eligible as per direction-10 of 2011 of Nagpur university can apply to University for registration on or before 15 July/15 Jan of every year

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Faculty Profile

 

Sr. No.

Name

Designation

Qualification

Specialization

Date of Joining

Contact

1

Dr. S. N. Umathe

Professor & Head

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmacology

20/06/1979

+91-9373102858, umathesn@hotmail.com

1

Dr. N. J. Gaikwad

Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D., LL. B., D.B.M., B.J.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

19/09/1977

+91-9822718201, udpsnagpur@yahoo.com

5

Dr. (Mrs.) J. G. Avari

Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutics

02/09/1985

+91-9960113105, jasmine.g.avari@gmail.com

6

Dr. A. T. Patil

Asso. Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutics
Pharmacognosy

01/07/1977

+91-9422808227

7

Dr. M. R. Tajne

Asso. Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

02/11/1979

+91-9422101381, mrtajne@rediffmail.com

2

Dr. R. B. Kakde

Asso. Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

30/06/2003

+91-9822711060, drkakde@yahoo.com

 

Dr. P. B. Khedekar

Asso. Professor

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

03/01/2009

+91-9822472093

8

Dr. P. R. Itankar

Asst. Professor (Sr. Gr.)

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmacognosy

18/06/2003

+91-9766191818, pri.200672@gmail.com

9

Dr. D. M. Kokare

Asst. Professor (Sr. Gr.)

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmacology

24/06/2003

+91-9850318502, kokaredada@yahoo.com

10

Dr. P. S. Salve

Asst. Professor

MS (Pharm.), Ph. D.

Pharmaceutics

25/06/2003

+91-9970425572

11

Dr. N. A. Raut

Asst. Professor (Sr. Gr.)

M. Pharm., Ph. D.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry

24/06/2003

+91-9422803768, rnishi@sify.com

 

Dr. S. N. Umathe Dr. N. J. Gaikwad Dr. (Mrs.) J. G. Avari Dr. A. T. Patil
       
Dr. M. R. Tajne Dr. R. B. Kakde Dr. P. B. Khedekar Dr. P. R. Itankar
       
 
Dr. D. M. Kokare Dr. P. S. Salve Dr. N. A. Raut  

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Research

Research Projects  

Sr. No.

Research Project

Funds received (Rs.)

Funding Agency

Principle Investigator

1

Studies on Zeta Potential of erythrocytes in women with sexually transmitted diseases and development of new combination formulation for their treatment

16,37,600/-

AICTE, New Delhi

Dr. (Mrs.) J. G. Avari

2

Role of cocaine- and amphetamine-regulated transcript peptide (CART) in tissue regeneration following spinal cord injury in mice

44,00,000/-

DBT, New Delhi

Dr. D. M. Kokare

Dr. N. A. Raut

3

Importance of CART peptide in learning and memory traces, reward and reinforcement and hypophysial regulation in rodents

32,50,000/-

DST, New Delhi

Dr. D. M. Kokare

4

Development of Reference Standards of Phytoconstituents for herbal Standards

15,00,000/-

AICTE, New Delhi

Dr. N.J. Gaikwad

5

Development and Cultivation of Medicinal Plants

50,000/-

National medicinal Plant Board, Govt. of India, New Delhi

Dept. of Pharm. Sci.

6

GnRH in the brain of the Indian Major Carp Cirrhinus mrigala and the Catfish Clarias batrachus In Situ Hybridization Study

17,44,000/-

I.C.A.R., New Delhi

Dr. N. K. Subhedar

7

Beta-Endorphin in the brain of Major Carp Cirrhinus mrigala

17,07,000/-

D.S.T., New Delhi

Dr. N. K. Subhedar

8

Studies on the mechanism of diabetes induced GI disfunctions in experimental animals and development of therapeutic strategies to eliminate its probable influence on the bio-availability of concurrently used drugs.

12,00,000/-

UGC, New Delhi

Dr. S. N. Umathe

9

Influence of Environmentally Induced Oxidative Stress on the Bioavailability of some Drugs

16,00,000/-

AICTE,New Delhi

Dr. S. N. Umathe

10

Development of Antidiabetic Drug From Natural Sources

14,00,000/-

AICTE,New Delhi

Dr. N.J. Gaikwad

Drug testing laboratory: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has Drug Testing Laboratory well equipped with the sophisticated analytical instruments. The Drug Testing Laboratory of this Department is duly approved by Food and Drug Administration of Maharashtra State and is engaged in analysis of the various food and drug samples from the local industries and market at the minimal charges.
 

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Contact Us
Dr. S. N. Umathe
Professor & Head
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.
Mahatma Jyotiba Fuley Shaikshanik Parisar, Amravati Road, Nagpur. 440 033

Phone No. (O) +91-712-2500324 Fax No. +91-712-2500355
E-mail: umathesn@hotmail.com

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