Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry started functioning on April 24, 2003 under the Faculty of Pharmacy, which was a long felt academic necessity in the South Asian sub-continent and Bangladesh, in particular. One year M. Pharm. (Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry) Degree is offered to students who obtain the five year B. Pharm. Professional Degree from the University of Dhaka. M. Phil and Ph.D. Degrees are also offered to graduates from relevant disciplines. We have 17 faculty members who have earned their Ph.D. Degrees from renowned institutions of UK and Japan and who are currently engaged in independent as well as collaborative research in Analytical Pharmacy, Drug Design & Development, Natural Product Chemistry and Synthetic Chemistry. Our research activities are facilitated with department owned UV/VIS Spectrophotometers, FTIR Spectrometer, Gas Chromatograph, HPLC Instrument, Rotary Evaporator, Polarimeter etc. These are placed in three research laboratories namely Phytochemistry, Molecular Biology & Herbal Drug Research and Analytical Pharmacy. We provide service on analytical research during national priorities in the drugs and pharmaceuticals and food sectors to ascertain quality and purity. The Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh and The Directorate General of Drugs Administration of Bangladesh are also receiving our co-operation at required stages.