Undergraduate Pharmaceutics Department The undergraduate pharmaceutics department has four laboratories namely

  • Pharmaceutics I, (Physical pharmacy, Modern Dispensing Practices)
  • Pharmaceutics II.( Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutics)
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
  • Parenteral Section.

Postgraduate Pharmaceutics Department:

  • Pilot Plant
  • Research Lab

All the laboratories measure about 111.52 sq meter having good ventilation and lighting facilities along with continuous water supply. The laboratories are designed efficiently for proper storage of chemicals and glassware. These laboratories are well equipped with the latest instruments, which are listed below.


Pharmaceutics – I, Pharmaceutics II and Pharmaceutics III. Laboratory:

Pharmaceutics Lab I Pharmaceutics Lab I Microbiology
Double distillation unit. Capsule filling machine Micropipettes
Manual Capsule Polishing Unit Tablet disintegration test apparatus Portable Autoclave
Microscopes Tablet counter Colony Counters
Conductometer. Ampoule washing machine Vertical Autoclave
Silverson’s homogenizer High accuracy weighing balance . Cyclomixer
Tablet dissolution test apparatus. 8 stations Digital Tablet hardness tester. Autoclaves
Ostwald viscometers Conical percolator Refrigerator
Sieve shaker Clarity test apparatus Anaerobic Jar
Ultra centrifuge Ointment Sealing Machine Incubator
Magnetic Stirrer Ball Mill Hot air oven
Bulk Density Apparatus Orbital incubator shaker
Polarimeter Vortex machine
Freeze Dryer Fluid Bed dryer

The Aseptic room is equipped with a full-fledged laminar airflow unit, coved floors, with class 100 environment, to give students  exposure to real time environment in aseptic manufacturing. Facilities like lint free overall, positive pressure environment, manometers, separate change rooms are available which comply the norms prescribed.


Postgraduate Pharmaceutics Department:

This department has a well equipped pilot plant for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students. The various equipments are:

Research Lab Pilot Plant
Probe Sanicator Bath Sanicator Octagonal blender. Silverson’s homogeniser
Helium pycnometer Brookfield Viscometer Sparkler filter press Double cone blender.
DSC (Mettler) HPLC system with UV detector (Agilent) High speed Homogenizer Planetary mixer
Environmental Test Chamber Partical Size Analyser- Zetasizer Nano ZS90 (Make- Malvern) Sugar syrup vessel Vessel (Jacketed)
Tablet Disintegration test apparatus Spectrophotometer–Double beam Tablet Punching Machine(Single St.) Multi Mill
Eight-station Dissolution Test Apparatus Lyophillizer Deep Freezer Bottle washing machine
Stereozoom microscope Cryo bath Jacketed vessel Coating Pans
Spray Dryer Ultrasonicator six(Bath Type) Tray dryer Propeller mixer
IR Moisture Balance Water treatment plant Penetrometer Tablet Compression machine
Colloid mill Sparkler filter press Fluidized bed dryer


Departmental Activities:

The Various Research Activities Undertaken By Department Are:

  • Colloidal drug delivery systems such as SLN, Nanosponge, liposomes, microemulsions, Mucoadhesive drug delivery system : Development and evaluation of thiolated polymers, Nasal drug delivery.
  • Topical and transdermal drug delivery system development and methods of enhancing bioavailability.
  • Bitterness masking using Ion exchange resins and other approaches.
  • Seminar on application of QBD in formulation development was conducted.
  • Polyherbal formulations and their standardization.
  • Project Under Research Promotion Scheme ( AICTE) : Principal investigator Dr A R Madgulkar and Dr M R Bhalekar
  • BCUD Savitribai Phule Pune University sponsored projects: 03
  • Training on “microfluidization, high pressure homogenizer, UV analysis, texture analysis and animal handling were conducted for post graduate students.
  • Testing and Hiring services:
  • Particle size analyzer (Malvern ZS90)
  • Differential Scanning Calorimenter (Mettler)
  • Texture Analyzer (Brookfield)
  • Dissolution test apparatus
  • Brookfield viscometer
  • IR Moisture balance
  • HEPA filters and laminar air flow unit
  • HPLC (Agilent)
  • Helium pycnometer