Pharmacognosy & Environmental Medicines – Programme Structure/Mode of Studies


The programme is designed to give an understanding of the basic principles and in depth studies of various aspects of Pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical separation processes, drug evaluation and quality control as well as Phytochemistry as they relate to the course. All students are expected to participate in field trips and occasional excursions. Students may require supplementing the fund for these tours – field trips and excursions.

The Masters students should pursue the degree through coursework and project report/dissertation. Students must attend Faculty Seminar and deliver at least one seminar in the course of their study.  The course details are shown below. The areas available for specialization includes: Phytochemistry: Biomedicinal chemistry: Ethnobotany; phytopharmacology, Drug evaluation and Quality control.