RAJIV ACADEMY FOR PHARMACY
N.H. #24, MATHURA DELHI ROAD, P.O. CHHATIKARA
Rajiv Academy for Pharmacy at Mathura, a premier Pharmacy Institute in Uttar Pradesh, was established in the year 1999 with the main objective of imparting quality pharmaceutical education. The Institute is approved by apex professional bodies like Pharmacy Council of India (P C I), New Delhi, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and is affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow. Since its inception the Institute is imparting quality education to undergraduates. It is a matter of honour that in the year, 2004 the Institute was recognized as postgraduate study centre for running M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics) by U.P. Technical University, Lucknow and is also approved as research centre by the University. Today, within a short span of six years of its inception the Institute is providing total pharmaceutical education comprising B.Pharm, M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry) and Ph.D. All the courses are approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
All the milestones of achievement were possible under the dynamic leadership of the founder Director of the Academy Dr. Devender Pathak (M.Pharm, Ph.D.). He holds various portfolios : President APTI U.P. State branch; member of Academic Council and member of Board of studies of U.P.T.U Lucknow. The leadership is further strengthened by the well qualified and experienced staff members who strive for academic excellence resulting in number of students achieving merit positions in the University list. A large section of students have qualified the GATE examination for post graduate course.
Bachelor Of Pharmacy
M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics)
M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Department of Pharmaceutics
The Institute has three undergraduate Pharmaceutics Laboratories namely Pharmaceutics Laboratory (Industrial Pharmacy Lab), Pharmaceutics Laboratory II and Pharmaceutics Laboratory III (Physical Pharmacy Lab) and Pharmaceutics Lab for M.Pharm. The Labs are well equipped with equipments, glasswares and chemicals to carry out the necessary experimentation work as prescribed in the syllabus of B.Pharm.
The machine room has a well built aura of machines generally encountered in Pharmaceutical Industry like 16 station Rotary Punching Machine, Pan Coater, Hand Operated Single Punch Machine, Dissolution Rate Test Apparatus (I.P Standard), Disintegration Rate Test Apparatus (U.S.P. standard), Silverson emulsifier, ROPP Cap Bottle Sealing Machine, Ampoule filling and sealing machine, Bottle filling machine, Mechanical and Gyratory Sieve Shaker, Filter Press, Reynolds Apparatus, Venturimeter and Orifice meter, Vacuum filter Unit, Friability Test Apparatus, Capsule filling machine, Mechanical Stirrer, Double and Cuboidal Cone Blender, Micropulverizer, Root crusher, Ointment filling machine, Ointment Crimping machine.
This room provides a window for young and aspiring pharmacist to be well versed with the current Pharmaceutical Scenario.
Pharmaceutical Microbiology Laboratory:
This laboratory is built with an insight into the Biotechnology Industry with instruments like B.O.D. Incubator, Aseptic Room with Laminar Air Flow Cabinet and U.V. Cabinet, Deep Freezer, Digital Oven, Incubators, Double Door Ovens, Bacterial Colony Counter, Autoclaves.
Once out of the laboratory, a student will be well versed with the microbiological part of the course.
The instrument room consist of Double Beam UV Spectrophotometer (Systronics 2101), Karl – Fischer Instrument, Abbe’s Refractometer, Nephelo Turbidimeter, Polarimeter, pH meter, Conductivity meter, Potentiometer , I.R. Moisture Balance and Electronic Single Pan Balance.
These instruments are effectively used by undergraduate students for analysis of drugs and their formulations.
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry:
- • Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory
- • Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory
- • Medicinal Chemistry Laboratory
- • Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory for M.Pharm
Department of Pharmacognosy:
It is equipped with instruments like Soxhlet Apparatus and Clavengers Apparatus for extraction and isolation of crude drugs, Microtome for cutting fine section of the drugs, Bio-Visual aids like – Permanent Slides, Compound and Dissecting Microscope, Medicinal plant charts, Visualizing wooden cabinets of crude drugs etc.
The Institute possesses a large museum consisting of more than 100 crude drugs, herbarium sheets, botanical specimens & charts of the drugs & plants, coloured slides of medicinal plants, patent medicines & containers of common usage in medicines.
The Medicinal Garden
The college comprises of a beautifully landscaped medicinal garden consisting of more than 125 plants of medicinal importance like Vinca rosea, Ocimum sanctum, Rouwolfia serpentina, Foeniculum vulgare, Coriandrum sativum, Saraca indica, Datura innoxia,Mentha spicata, Gossypium harbaceum, Olea europoea, Ricinus communis, Elettaria cardamomum, Curcuma longa, Azadirachta indica, Tribulus terrestris, Asparagus racemosus etc.
Department of Pharmacology:
The Pharmacology lab consists of equipments to identify the activity of various drug samples. These include Digital Actophotometer, Eddy’s Hot plate, Histamine Chamber, Plethysmograph, Cook’s Pole Climbing Apparatus, Convulsiometer, Pyrogen Telethermometer and Single and Double organ Bath with Kymograph to study the effect of drugs on animals. Moreover the college has started experiment conduction on simulated softwares.
A student becomes well versed with handling and experimentation on animals both in laboratory (manually) and on computers (simulated softwares ) once out of the laboratory.
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Laboratory
This laboratory consists of bones, human skeleton model, various charts and models of brain, ear, human digestive system etc, which once visually encountered will help a student to grasp the basics of the pharmaceutical profession.
The Institute encompasses a spacious computer lab with P-IV computers connected to 40 nodes. The lab is provided with 256 kbps dedicated lease line internet facility round the clock.