PRACTICE SCHOOL - B. Pharma 7th Semester Notes


Scope: Introduction to pharmacy practice will help in understanding of practical aspects of the field. This will also help to accomplish future endeavours as well as employability.

Objectives: Upon completion of the course, the student shall be able to:

   Understand the advanced instruments used and their applications in drug analysis.

   Understand the concepts and applications of alternative medicine.

   Learn to execute and utilize softwares of pharmaceutical importance.

   Understand the calibration of various analytical instruments.

   Know analysis of drugs using various analytical instruments.

Course content:

Every candidate shall undergo practice school for a period of 150 hours evenly distributed throughout the semester. The student shall opt any one of the domains. Every student shall submit a printed report (in triplicate) on the practice school he/she attended (not more than 25 pages).

Domains (anyone to be opted):


    Formulation development

    Quality control and quality assurance

    Drug design and process chemistry

    Pharmaceutical software

    Artificial intelligence

    3D printing



    Alternative medicine


HPLC simulator

Molecular Docking
Report Submission
Container Closure Integrity Testing 
Packaging materials in pharmaceutical industry
Practice school presentation
Recent trends in packaging
Compendium of CPCSEA
Experiments on CNS
Screening of Anti-Parkinsons Agent

Recommended Books (Latest Editions)

   Pharmacognosy by Trease and Evans.

   Mukherjee, P.W.  Quality Control of Herbal Drugs: An Approach to Evaluation of Botanicals. Business Horizons Publishers, New Delhi, India, 2002.

   Current Concepts in Drug Design by T. Durai and Ananda Kumar.

  Patrick Graham, L., An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, Oxford University Press.

   Smith HJ, Williams H, eds, “Introduction to the principles of Drug Design” Wright Boston.

   Prescott and Dunn. Industrial Microbiology, 4th edition, CBS Publishers & Distributors, Delhi.

   B.R. Glick and J.J. Pasternak: Molecular Biotechnology: Principles and Applications of Recombinant DNA: ASM Press Washington D.C.

   Harry’s Cosmetology, Wilkinson, Moore, Seventh Edition, George Godwin.

   Poucher’s Perfumes, Cosmetic & Soaps by Poucher W.A., Butler, H., Springer India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.

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