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Pharmacy is all about the study of medicine, looking at how the drugs are created, the blend of chemicals, their chemistry and interactions which is required for a qualified pharmacist to know.Students who are interested in medicine but do not want to become a doctor can choose Pharmacy as an excellent alternative. A pharmacist can easily help in taking pressure off the emergency services and contribute to saving lives in different ways. Moreover, unlike a doctor, a pharmacist has the advantage of regular hours. In this way, as aspirant can contribute to helping people medically and also have a more structured lifestyle than medicine or nursing can offer. JIS University being the hub of best pharmacy colleges in Kolkata provides high-quality education to the aspirants who dream to become successful in their life.

The School of Pharmaceutical Technology of JIS University started functioning in 2016 with Bachelor in Pharmacy, with prior approval from Pharmacy Council of India. Consequently, affiliation from AICTE was obtained for Pharmacy program. Currently we offer D. Pharm., B. Pharm., M. Pharm. (Pharmaceutics & Pharmacology), Bachelor of medical laboratory technology (BMLT), Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Ph.D. in Pharmacy; and certificate courses in Pharmacovigilance, Yoga and Naturopathy. The department is equipped with latest analytical instruments like Heidolph rotary evaporator, Multi station dissolution apparatus, Shimadzu UV spectrophotometer, Bruker FTIR, Agilent HPLC, Eppendorf deep freezer amongst a very few. They have immense research focus on recent drug delivery system, herbal drug development, process development techniques and drug analysis using spectrophotometric approach.

JIS University hosts some of the best B. Pharma colleges in Kolkata and D. Pharma colleges in Kolkata that provide world-class education with the help of highly qualified faculties. We inculcate the students with technical skills as well as subject-related information to ensure that they can easily find a job. We provide the students with the best infrastructure, well-equipped labs, sports ground and everything they need to step towards a beautiful career. In this modern world, we help the pharmacist to grow and find a suitable job for themselves. A well organised student mentoring system is constantly working for overall development of each student.

We have the best private pharmacy colleges in Kolkata that provide excellent opportunities to gain latest education and get placement in the top companies all over India and abroad. Students passing out from the JIS University can easily find suitable jobs as they are equipped with industry oriented skills that make them highly employable. After the completion of course, the students are helped by a dedicated University’s placement cell to get jobs in the top companies in India and abroad.


Name Designation Department
Dr. Tapan Kumar Chatterjee Professor Pharmacology
Dr. Himangshu Sekhar Maji Professor Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Dr. Pintu Kumar De Associate Professor Pharmaceutics
Dr. Tapan Kumar Shaw Associate Professor Pharmaceutics
Dr. Asim Halder Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Dr. Moumita Ray Asst. Professor Pharmacology
Dr. Kausik Kapat Asst. Professor Pharmacognosy
Dr. Ritu Khanra Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Mr. Tathagata Roy Asst. Professor Pharmacology
Ms. Preeta Bose Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Mr. Kali Kinkar De Asst. Professor  
Mr. Rajat Kumar Bardhan Asst. Professor  
Mr. Manish Das Asst. Professor Pharmacognosy
Mr. Tanmoy Kumar Saha Asst. Professor  
Ms. Sushmita Dey Asst. Professor  
Mr. Divya Jyoti Saha Asst. Professor  
Mr. Subham Paul Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Ms. Arpita Chakraborty Asst. Professor  
Mr. Soham Kumar Mitra Asst. Professor  
Mrs. Devlina Pal Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Mr. Victor Roychowdhury Asst. Professor Pharmacology
Mr. Sakshar Saha Asst. Professor Pharmacology
Mr. Susanta Paul Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Mrs. Rituparna Bagchi Gupta Asst. Professor Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Miss. Debasmita Chatterjee Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Miss. Ankita Acharya Asst. Professor Pharmaceutics
Mr. Abhidipta Ganguly Lecturer  


Excellence in pharmaceutical education and development of the able leaders in pharmacy profession


  • To be one of the most preferred destination for aspirants in the fields of pharmacy education, research and entrepreneurship.
  • To blend traditional methods with modern technology enabled practices in academic deliverable and meaningful research on medicine use and patient safety.
  • To inculcate the moral values like honesty, integrity, team work and self-respect along with the technical knowledge which will create a complete human being.
  • To develop a responsible citizen who will be an integral member of the health care provider of the society.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • Mentoring and training pharmacy students with strong fundamental concepts and high technical competence in pharmaceutical technology.
  • To provide the facilities for the development of trained human resource fit for various fields of pharmaceutical industry, community and hospital pharmacy, education and research.
  • To foster an environment for generating potential knowledge pools with inter personal and collaborative skills to identify and analyse the problems and execute the solution.
  • To provide health education program for contribution towards the health care system and to promote the public health.
  • Developing and conducting research to improve the safety and efficacy of the medication use system.

Program Outcome

  • Pharmacy Knowledge: The Pharmacy graduate possesses knowledge of the core information associated with the profession of Pharmacy including biomedical sciences; Pharmaceutical sciences; behavioral, social, administrative Pharmacy sciences and manufacturing practices.
  • Thinking Abilities: The Pharmacy graduate Utilize the principles of scientific inquiry, clear and critical analytical thinking while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. He/ She shall Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.
  • Planning Abilities: The Pharmacy graduate shall demonstrates effective planning abilities, time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines at the work place.
  • Leadership skills: The Pharmacy graduate shall understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning at work place. The Pharmacy graduate shall develop and possess qualities that enable him to lead a team.
  • Professional Identity: The Pharmacy graduate shall understand, analyze and very well communicate the values of their professional roles in society through legal, moral, ethical attitude and consistent behaviour with the standards of Pharmacy profession considering historical, social, economic and political issues.
  • The Pharmacist and society: The Pharmacy graduate shall apply contextual knowledge to assess social, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional Pharmacy practice.
  • Environment and sustainability: The Pharmacy graduate shall understand the impact of the Pharmacy profession in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge as per the need, for sustainable development.
  • Ethics: The Pharmacy graduate shall honor personal values and apply ethical principles in professional work. Demonstrate such behavior that recognizes our cultural and personal variability in values and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the ethical decisions.
  • Communication: The Pharmacy graduate shall communicate effectively with the Pharmacy community as well as with society and being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • Modern Tool usage: The Pharmacy graduate shall learn, select, and apply appropriate technological advanced methods and procedures, resources, and modern Pharmacy-related IT tools with an understanding of the limitations.
  • Life-long learning: The Pharmacy graduate shall recognize the need for life-long learning in the broadest term of technological change. The Pharmacy graduate shall do self-assessment and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs to satisfy these needs on an on-going basis.

Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 Examination with Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects and Mathematics or Biology as 3rd subject. Obtained a minimum of 60%* marks

Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm)

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 Examination with Physics, Chemistry as compulsory subjects and Biology or Mathematics as 3rd subject.

M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: B.Pharm graduates with 60% marks are eligible to apply.

M.Pharm in Pharmacology

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: B.Pharm graduates with 60% marks are eligible to apply.

PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology

Duration: 3-4 Years

Eligibility: M.Pharm.

Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 Examination in the Science stream with a minimum aggregate score of 50%* (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology,Biotechnology and Mathematics as the main subjects of study at the 10+2 level.

B.Sc in Physiotherapy

Duration: 4 Years

Eligibility: The applicant must have completed the Higher Secondary Examination (10 + 2) or equivalent qualified examination from any other recognized Board with Science.

PGDBM in Pharmacovigilance

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility: B.Sc. (All Streams of Life Science), D. Pharm, B.Pharm, M. Pharm, B. Pharm (Ayur), MBBS/MD / MDS / BHMS/ BVSc / BPT etc.


The Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, JIS University situated in calm, peaceful and pollution free environment best suited to academic pursuit. All basic amenities like drinking water, electricity, power back-up, and internet facilities have been provided to the students. The academic floors (presently 3 rd , 4th and 5th Floor) of Pharmacy department has the fully developed Infrastructure representing spacious lecture halls, tutorial rooms, administrative office, seminar hall, library, computer lab and other pharmaceutical laboratories.
Museum: Museum of the Pharmacy department is facilitated with all kinds of educative Anatomical Models, Specimens, and Photographs etc. It also provides information about herbal drugs by housing Herbarium, Specimens, Photographs, and Samples etc.
The language and computer laboratories are well equipped with sufficient number of computers with the latest configuration.
Library: The Pharmacy department has an excellent Library and Information Centre, one of the central support services of the institution, which acts as a primary source for information seekers. The library has been carefully designed to maximize natural lighting to the users and provide a comfortable seating and reading environment. The library is well equipped with modem facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROMs online database, books, National & International journals. Our departmental library harbors 15 International and national journals. Over 2000 Volumes of book bearing more than 250 titles belongs to various core subjects of Pharmaceutical sciences.
Canteen: JIS University is having a tidy and hygienic canteen which is important for student's health. The canteen is having a spacious sitting place and decorated walls. It is a right place for refreshments and to relax the budding intellectuals. Hostel Facilities: Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls are provided for the students.
Laboratory: The Department of Pharmaceutical Technology has well equipped laboratories of following subject categories
Pharmaceutics Laboratories
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratories
Pharmacology Laboratories
Pharmacognosy Laboratories
Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory
Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Biotechnology Laboratory
Industry-Academia Outreach: JIS University has a strong Training and Placement cell to
organize Industrial Training, Industrial Tours and Industrial Visits in addition to proper
placement for the aspiring students at appropriate level of study. The department of
Pharmaceutical Technology is also providing training facility for the students pursuing B.

Training conducted by eminent Professionals
Soft Skill Enhancement Module
Industry Standard Knowledge imparted in classroom sessions
Dedicated days for Industrial visit to give an outline idea on different operational activities of
Dedicated days for Industrial training as per curriculum to give hands on practical training in
different specialized area of an Industry
Special Module focused to develop interview skills.
Achievements and Activities: The department of Pharmaceutical Technology regularly
invites renowned guest speakers from industry and academia to boost the students regarding
recent development in the core areas of research and development.

Pharmacy is the branch of science that links the health science with the chemical science, and it is well concerned with the discovery, development, production, and distribution of drugs. Pharmacists are the medication experts on the health care team, offering information and advice to help patients successfully manage their medication therapy with minimum side effects. Pharmacists have the knowl¬edge, skills and expertise to be trusted with a patient's health. Pharmacists are among the most accessible health care professionals.

  • Drug Inspectors, Analyst (Government Services)
  • Academicians (Teaching Profession)
  • Research & Development (Basic and Applied; in Pharmaceutical Industry)
  • Production, QA-QC, Regulatory Affairs (Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Industry)
  • Sales and Marketing (in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and allied sectors)
  • Knowledge Process Outsourcing (Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology R&D segment)
  • Clinical Research Organizations
  • Clinical Pharmacists (Industry/Hospital/Community)
  • Entrepreneurs (Wholesale and retail Pharmacy; Drug manufacturing Industry)
  • Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Data Analyst (Latest emerging area)
  • Members of the regulatory organizations like FDA, WHO, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission
  • Drug Therapist
  • Drug Technician

The JIS University is planning to start PhD program in pharmacy like other departments, accordingly laboratories are modernized to make it ready for conducting research and projects. The department is planning to apply for different projects to the funding agencies so that vibrant research activities can be developed in the department. The department has already 8 publications in different journals of repute to the credit of its faculty members.

  • JIS University introducing new Certificate Course on Pharmacovigilance in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research Download Brochure
  • School of Pharmacy is Recognised by the PCI (Pharmacy Council of India)


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