Department of Pharmacognosy

About Department


Pharmacognosy is one of the branch of pharmacy as well as a medical science which is originated from ancient science. Pharmacognosy is broadly covers the scientific and systematic study of structural, physical, chemical and biological characteristics of crude drugs. It also deals with their history, method of cultivation, collection and preparation of crude drugs for the market which is obtained from natural, animal and mineral sources.

Students gain the skill to identify as well as discriminate the types of crude drugs with their adulteration. Students also able to learn extraction and purification of phytoconstituents obtained from different sources. This department also provides the adequate facilities for the extraction of phytoconstituents from crude drugs.

Salient Features of Department


The Department has spacious working place. Each laboratory of department is well equipped instruments and facilitated with chemicals, glassware's, equipments and lab-wares.

  • Histological study of crude drugs with provision of additional facilities.
  • Facilities for extraction of crude drugs.
  • Facilities for evaluation of crude drugs.

Infrastructure & Laboratories


Lab Details: Pharmaceutics Laboratories

Sr. No Name Details
01 Lab Area 102.81 Sq.M
02 List of major equipment’s
  • Microscope
  • Projection Microscope
  • Charts ( Different types )
  • Models ( Different types )
  • Permanent Slides
  • Slide and cover Slips
03 Practical’s conducted in laboratory All experiments related to Pharmacognosy