About Pharmacology Specialization:

Pharmacology is one of the principal disciplines of the pharmacy which aims to provide the necessary theoretical and practical training to enable students to understand drug action on biological system. A major in pharmacology will give a thorough knowledge of the discovery, development and testing of drugs, and its importance to the future of medical research and practice.


From lab facilities to placements, there are reasons to study pharmacology 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 more than one Crore rupees
  • High impact and peer reviewed publications – more than 100 in National and International journals
  • Hands on Training in sophisticated research lab facilities
  • Strong collaboration with research organisations and pharmaceutical industry
  • High success rate for students seeking a placement

Career Opportunities:

  • Doctoral programmes
  • Pharmacologists/Toxicologists
  • Research Associates in Preclinical CROs
  • Clinical Research Associates/ Coordinators
  • Pharmacovigilance/ Drug Safety Associate
  • Biomedical Scientists
  • Medical Writers
  • Academics

Quick Facts:

  • Year of Estd.: 2007-08
  • Graduated: 138
  • Grants : >1 Crore
  • Publications: > 100