Admissions open for D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm.D and Pharm.D (PB) in Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Dehradun

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in the year 1997 under auspices of Shri Guru Ram Rai Education Mission funded by Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib, a 340 years old, philanthropic and religious organization having numerous institutions in northern India. The campus is spread over 12.5 acres of land with well-furnished building and modern infrastructure. Promoted under the visionary leadership of Shri Mahant Devendra Dass Ji Maharaj (Chairman, Governing Council, SGRRU), the department stands tall among the masses. Director and Principal, Dr. Preeti Kothiyal, has made the department flourish with each passing day with her sharp acumen, dynamism and leadership qualities and has been instrumental in steering her team of excellent teachers and researchers to great heights.



What set us apart

  • Outstanding educational opportunities for the future leaders of India.
  • Positive environment that supports and fosters scholarly pursuits among faculty.
  • Provide a better environment for research, consultancy and patenting research work
  • Increase use of technology tools by students
  • Help students better visualize the process of drug development
  • Improve students understanding and retention of materials
  • Develop better problem solving skills
  • Improve effective verbal and written communication



  • Drug Information Centre
  • ADR Monitoring Centre
  • Herbal Garden
  • Automated Library
  • Smart Class Room
  • Seminar Room
  • e-Tutoring
  • Webinars
  • Language Labs



  • Gymnasium
  • Cafeteria
  • Medical Room
  • Psychosocial Counselor


MOU/ Collaborations

  • IPER (Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research), Pune
  • Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun


Facility @ Library

  • Digital Library Service
  • e-Journals
  • Print version Journals and Magazines
  • Magic Software for Specially Abled
  • Reprographic Facility
  • E-Lounge


Programs at a Glance




No. of Seats

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)

06 Years

10+2 examination with  (PCB/M) or any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India


Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) {Post Baccalaureate (PB)}

03 Years


(AICTE & PCI recognized)



- Pharmacy Practice

- Pharmaceutics

- Pharmacology

- Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

- Pharmacognosy

02 Years


(AICTE & PCI recognized)








04 Years

10+2 or Equivalent examination with  (PCB/M/ Bio-Technology/ Computer Sciences)


B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

03 Years


(AICTE & PCI recognized)

As Fundamental

D. Pharmacy 02 years

10+2 (PCB/ PCM with min. 45% marks or equivalent)



Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Shri Guru Ram Rai University,
Patel Nagar, Dehradun- 248001 (Uttarakhand)
Phone: (0135) 2721763, 2726209, 2726435, 2726457; Fax: (0135) 2721762
Admission Helpline: +917248889111.

Mobile: Director & Principal, Dr. Preeti Kothiyal (+917579031357),
Dr. Ganesh Bhatt (+919897435971),
Dr. Yogendr Bahuguna (+919761249115)

E- mail:


Application Procedure & Rules:
The registration procedure involves some simple steps:
1. Collect the application form from the Institute office at the payment of Rs. 1000/-.
2. Alternatively one can download online application form.
3. Fill the application form and along with the required documents send it to the address mentioned above with a demand draft of Rs. 1050/- in favour of “SGRRITS” payable at Dehradun.


Remarkable Accomplishments In Last Two Years

A Talk on “Overview of Indian Drug Regulatory System” on 31st March 2017
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a Talk on "Overview of Indian Drug Regulatory System" by Dr. S. Eswara Reddy, Joint Drug Controller (India), CDSCO, MOHFW, Government of India, New Delhi. The talk was intended to enlighten the budding Pharmacists about the current updates in Indian drug regulatory system, with the focus on Introduction to Drugs and Cosmetics Act and Rules, The Indian pharmaceutical sector, Export & Import business of medicine and India's Contribution to Global Health Care Market. Students got an excellent platform to directly interact with the renowned professional of Indian Regulatory scenario.

Dr. S. Eswara Reddy, Joint Drug Controller (India), CDSCO, MOHFW, Government of India, New Delhi

Pharmacy Practice Module I “Advanced Learning on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy” on 17-18 February 2017
Two day learning module on Pharmacy practice was structured with the objective of providing an insight into work of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy and the role of Clinical Pharmacist in pharmaceutical care. The highlight were to inculcate knowledge to Clinical Pharmacist and Pharm.D students regarding identifying and critically assessing the relevant factors for the management of patients with cardiovascular disease, optimizing cardiovascular drug therapy, providing appropriate advice to patient and other healthcare professionals regarding disease prevention, risk reduction, and disease management including drug therapy.

Mrs. Archna Mudgal, Registrar-cum-Secretary, Pharmacy Council of India, was the Chief guest of the event. Top most cardiologist of Dehradun, Dr. Amit Verma, Professor & Head, Department of Medicine, Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Dr. Tanuj Bhatia, DM Cardiologist, Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Dr. K.B. Joshi, Senior Cardiologist, Doon Hospital enlightened students with their expertise & experience. A distinguished array of speakers, Dr. Amar Nath Upadhyay, Department of Pediatrics, Shri Mahant Indiresh Hospital, Dr. Puneet Dhamija, DM Clinical Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Dr. Sandeep Arora, Director, Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University. Dr. Puneet Bansal, Associate Professor, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University presented their views on the theme and shared their experiences and impart knowledge to budding Clinical Pharmacists.

Mrs. Archna Mudgal, Registrar-cum-Secretary, Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi

Workshop on “Biostatistics for Clinical Investigators” on 3rd December 2016
One day Workshop on “Biostatistics for Clinical Investigators” was conducted on December 3, 2016 by Dr. Raman Nautiyal, Scientist, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE). Thrust was laid on the principles of Biostatistics in clinical studies, designs for conducting clinical experiment and emphasized to ethically gain results from studies by minimizing the involvement of animals and human volunteers.

Dr. Raman Nautiyal, Scientist, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE)

One Day Seminar on “Scope and Potential after Pharmacy” on 27th November 2016
Divison of pharmaceutical Sciences in collaboration with IPER, Pune (Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research) organized one day certificate programme on “Scope and Potential after Pharmacy” wherein keynote speaker Dr. Mahesh Burande discussed various job and business opportunities in pharmacy profession. He focused his talk on Indian pharmacy market, India healthcare infrastructure, Top pharmaceutical companies in India, importance of brand and process of developing the brand in pharmaceutical industries.

Dr. Mahesh Burande, Director, Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Pune

Guest Lecture OnGreen Chemistry - Innovation and Sustainability’ on 5th November 2016
A guest lecture on “Green Chemistry - Innovation and Sustainability” was organized by the department. Dr. Chinnappan Baskar, Associate Professor, THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology (THDC-IHET) Tehri, an expert on green chemistry explained the concept and enlightened the students on the principles to follow in preparing the green reactions. He emphasized the development of environmentally improved routes, synthetic methods and processes for drugs, the design of new greener, safer chemicals and materials.

Dr. Chinnappan Baskar, Associate Professor, THDC Institute of Hydropower Engineering and Technology (THDC-IHET) Tehri


ADR Monitoring Centre (AMC) Under NPvPI, Govt. of India

- A step ahead in consolidating our position as leaders in pharmacy education.

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences has obtained the status of Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring Centre (Pharmacovigilance Centre). This status has been conferred to the Clinical Pharmacy Dept. by Indian Pharmacopoeia commission vide Letter No. NCC-PVPI/IPC-New AMCs January 2014, under Union Government’s National Pharmacovigilance Programme. The centre is attached to Shri Mahant Indresh Hospital, Dehradun where the data on the adverse effects of drugs is collected, assessed and sent to National Co-ordinator Centre of Pharmacovigilence at Ghaziabad though VIGIFLOW software. The same is further sent to UMC Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Sweden. Under the aegis of Pharmacovigilance programme, numerous workshops and seminars would be conducted which would enrich the pharmacy undergraduates & post graduates and open new vistas.

Uttarakhand's Ist Colloquium on "Pharmacist Practitioners and Pharmacovigilance - The Road Ahead" on 5th February 2016
Pharmacovigilance is important aspects of the Practicing Pharmacist’s domain. Pharmacists are the key link between the Medical Practitioner and the Patient. The stronger the link, the better will be the therapeutic outcomes. Uttarakhand is a state where Pharmacists are contributing immensely to the Health Care System especially in the remote Hilly areas. Equipping them with the latest in Pharmacovigilance, would definitely add to their knowledge base and prepare them to face all drug related challenges and contribute effectively in excellent HealthCare Services. With this in background, a One Day National Seminar in association with Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) Mumbai was organized for the first time in Uttarakhand which was a huge success. Shri A.K. Pradhan Deputy Drugs Controller, India was the Chief Guest to grace the event. A distinguished array of Speakers; Dr. Rao V.S.V. Vadlamudi (Guest of Honour ), President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Shri S.L. Nasa, President, The Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA), Dr. Mukul Mathur, Dean, Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, Dr. V. Kalaiselvan, Principal Scientific Officer, Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission, Officer-incharge Pharmacovigilance Programme of India (PvPI) at IPC, National Coordination Centre (NCC). Shri Pankaj Bector, Secretary, The Indian Hospital Pharmacist's Association (IHPA), presented their views on the focal theme and shared ideas with Practicing Pharmacist and budding Pharmacists of Uttarakhand.

Dr. Rao V.S.V.Vadlamudi, President, IPA                           Dr. V. Kalaiselvan, Principal scientific officer, IPC, Ghaziabad

Application Procedure:
The application form can be downloaded from our website,, filled completely and submitted, accompanied by a Demand Draft of Rs 1050/- drawn in favour of “SGRRITS” payable at Dehradun