Pharmaceutics

Pharmaceutics is concerned with the strategies by which biologically active compounds are presented to the body so as to elicit an optimal response. Included are the design, formulation, preparation and testing of drug-delivery systems. There are two major areas of emphasis found in the current research in the Department of Pharmaceutics at Mahathi College of Pharmacy.

In course work, emphasis is placed on fundamentals underlying these subject areas.The Undergraduate programme (B.Pharm) trains the students in pharmaceutical technology, Pharmaceutical dosage forms, and advances in Drug delivery system.

Qualified, dedicated faculty members of this department are always keen to show their talents by way of technical lectures, innovations in teaching and tutorials for making skilled, better and effective practical knowledgeble Pharmaceutical Technologists in order to build up good citizens in future.

The Department of Pharmaceutics at Mahathi College of Pharmacy offers students the opportunity to pursue a program of study that is directed toward meeting the individual career objectives in the area of Pharmaceutical Expertise. Students are provided with one of the most dynamic programs in the area of Pharmaceutical product discovery and development.

The department of pharmaceutics is expertise in research areas such as ocular drug delivery systems, targeted drug delivery system, mucoadhesive drug delivery system and use of natural polymers as pharmaceutical excipients. The department has made of significant contribution to the research field in terms of research publication and collaborative project works.

List of Instruments

  • Homogenizer
  • Digital balance (10 mg sensitivity)
  • Microscopes
  • Stage and eye piece micrometers
  • Brookfields™ viscometer
  • Ball mill
  • Sieve shaker with sieve set
  • Double cone blender
  • Propeller type mechanical agitator
  • Autoclave
  • Steam distillation still
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Standard sieves, sieve no. 8, 10, 12,22,24, 44, 66, 80
  • Tablet punching machine
  • Capsule filling machine
  • Ampoule washing machine
  • Ampoule filling and sealing machine
  • Tablet disintegration test apparatus IP
  • Tablet dissolution test apparatus IP
  • Monsantos hardness tester
  • Pfizer type hardness tester
  • Friability test apparatus
  • Clarity test apparatus
  • Ointment filling machine
  • Collapsible Tube Crimping Machine
  • Tablet coating pan
  • Magnetic stirrer, 500ml and 1 liter capacity, with variable speed control.
  • Digital pH meter
  • All purpose equipment with all accessories
  • Aseptic Cabinet
  • BOD Incubator
  • Bottle washing Machine
  • Bottle Sealing Machine
  • Bulk Density Apparatus
  • Conical Percolator (glass/ copper/ stainless steel)
  • Capsule Counter
  • Energy meter
  • Hot Plate
  • Humidity Control Oven
  • Liquid Filling Machine
  • Mechanical stirrer with speed regulator
  • Precision Melting point Apparatus
  • Tray Drier
  • Distillation Unit


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