Department of Pharmaceutics

This is program was introduced in 2004. The program provides various opportunities to the students to participate in R & D projects and to develop the research skills. The department is equipped with the state of art laboratories, ultra modern facilities and competitive staff which have been condsidered as most sophisticated infrastructure in the state. The department also recognized as a research centre by Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai for research students seeking Ph.D., Degree. The focused research areas of the department are i) Preformulation studies, ii) Development of different pharmaceutical dosage forms including novel and nanotechnology based drug delivery systems, iii) Evaluation of developed dosage forms with respect of various in vitro and in vivo parameters and iv) Studying the biopharmaceutical and pharmacokinetic aspects of the drug as well as its dosage forms.


Development and evaluation of;-

   Sustained Release Dosage Forms


   Multi-particulate Drug Delivery Systems

   Immediate release dosage forms

   Ocular Drug Delivery Systems

   Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems (including iontophoresis and sonophoresis)


   Semisolid dosage forms

   Nanopharmaceuticals (nanoparticles, liposomes, solid lipid nanoparticles, dendrimers, etc.,)