Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Duration: 2 Year(s)

Al shifa College of Pharmacy, Malappuram

Malappuram, Kerala, India


Course TypeMaster

Course Specialty

Pharmaceutical Chemistry


Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)


    • The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry is primarily involved in providing strong foundation in fundamentals of different branches of chemistry viz. Organic chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Biochemistry, Medicinal chemistry and Natural product chemistry.
    • The objective of the department is to provide profound theoretical knowledge to the students and to shape them into professionals with technical competence by intensive training. Our mission is to instill confidence in our students by adopting an interactive teaching methodology, through which they are made to understand the basics of chemistry and to create a conductive environment which would make them skilled chemists. Faculty of this department are well experienced and highly qualified with a dedication to teaching. The entire faculty have the exposure and opportunity to carry out research. The department has nearly 20 original research articles published in reputed journals.
    • Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department has all basic and advanced features like well ventilated spacious laboratories with water and gas connections, fume free environment, glass wares including custom designed vessels etc. The department has FTIR and UV spectrophotometers, Digital melting point apparatus, microwave reactor, reaction dry bath, hot air oven, vacuum oven, digital mixers and stirrers, high end filtration equipments and other instruments to carry out research.
    • The department has identified core areas of research mainly in medicinal chemistry in the fields of cancer, diabetes, inflammation and chemotherapy of microbial diseases. The prime motto of our research is to identify a lead molecule either of synthetic or natural origin and to optimize the lead to achieve desirable pharmacodynamic andpharmacokinetic properties. The methods to identify the lead applied in our department includes design, synthesis, SAR, characterization and screening of novel organic molecules using traditional as well as cutting edge technologies like high throughput screening and molecular modeling. Lead optimization is carried out using computational methods.
    • Our strategy for achieving global standards is to develop a "Drug design and synthesis research laboratory" with excellent facilities in par with industrial standards and to possess accreditation of government research organizations, harmaceutical industries and international standard organizations.

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Prof.(Dr.) T.N.K Suriyaprakash


    A candidate who has passed the B.Pharm degree examination of Kerala University of Health Sciences or an examination equivalent thereto of any other university recognized by Kerala University of Health Sciences with not less than a total of 55% marks for the B.Pharm degree examination shall be eligible for admission to M.Pharm degree course. The candidate should have undergone a B.Pharm degree course in an institution approved by AICTE and the PCI.

Minimum Education

BPharm (Bachelor Of Pharmacy)

Admission Process:

    When the application is accepted by the college, the candidates should remit the Prescribed fees to the college and the admission will be confirmed after verification of the originals of the following documents.

    • SSLC Book and mark sheet or 10th Standard mark list and certificate
    • 10+2/equivalent certificate and mark sheet
    • UG certificate and mark sheets (if applicable)
    • Diploma certificate (if applicable)
    • Transfer certificate
    • Conduct certificate
    • Community certificate (if applicable)
    • Medical fitness certificate from a Registered Medical Practitioner
    • Entrance rank certificate and entrance marks card (if applicable)
    • Migration certificate (if applicable)
    • NRI status certificate
      • Six numbers of passport size colour photographs with white back ground
      • CD of the soft copy of Photograph affixed in application form.
      • Copy of fee receipt paid for the admission.
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