Pharmaceutical Chemistry

About Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialization

Pharmaceutical Chemistry is the heart of pharmacy course which aims to provide the necessary theoretical concepts and practical exposure in design, synthesis and characterization of novel chemical entities (NCE’s). A major in pharmaceutical chemistry will give hands on experience in synthetic route design and its implementation.


From lab facilities to placements, there are reasons to study Pharmaceutical Chemistry at SVCP:

  • More than a decade of educating experience
  • The autonomous status of the institution facilitated refining of the curriculum to meet the current industry needs with the joint exercise of industry and academia experts
  • Highly qualified and experienced research faculty
  • Successful track record of research grants (AICTE, DST, CSIR, UGC etc.)more than one Crore rupees
  • Good number of patents, publications and book chapter contributions
  • Collaborations with international institutes/universities – NIH-Bethesda (USA) Louisiana State University (USA) Uni-Bonn (Germany) Uni-Wuerzbuerg (Germany) etc.

Career Opportunities:

  • Doctoral programmes
  • Synthetic chemists in basic and applied research in both research and contract research organisations
  • Medicinal chemists in drug design and discovery labs
  • Natural Product Chemist
  • Process Chemist
  • Associates in regulatory affairs
  • Medical Writers
  • Academics

Quick Facts:

  • Year of Estd.: 2007-08
  • Graduated: 70
  • Grants : >1 Crore
  • Publications: > 100
  • Patents – Granted : 01
  • Patents – Published : 02
  • Book Chapters: 05
  • Text Books: 01