PHARMACY DEPARTMENT

PHARMACY DEPARTMENT

 

Pharmacy is the para-medical branch that fulfils one of the most basic needs of mankind, that is, alleviating suffering due to ill health by supplying safe, effective and authentic medicines and guiding the people to adopt healthy life style, in order to maintain good health. A Pharmacist is responsible for dispensing, storage and manufacturing of drugs.

Apart from this, it also offers clinical services like counselling the patients about the correct use, dosages, side effects and adverse reaction of the drugs and assist them in the treatment of poisoning. He also makes them aware about deadly diseases like AIDS, Cancer, Hepatitis and helps in their prevention and early detection. It is the pharmacist, who first of all becomes aware of an epidemic of infectious disease in a community. Thus, pharmacy is a centre of community health and contributes a great deal to preventive and social medicine. It acts as a drug information centre providing a link between the physician and patient. The importance of Pharmacy is evident from the fact that even a skilled physician is dependent on pharmacist for the supply of pure and effective medicines to cure the patient.

Pharmacy Deptt. in Mehr Chand Polytechnic College was founded in 1987 and is housed in a separate three storied building. With the support of dedicated, qualified, experienced and committed staff, it is doing sincere efforts towards building the healthy career of diploma holders in the field of pharmacy. The Deptt. is well equipped with various laboratories. Presently, the intake is 60 students and duration of course is two years. Examinations are conducted by the PSBTE, Chandigarh. This course is approved by AICTE & PCI.

IRG Courses Under Student Learning Center.
* Pharmaceutical Marketing

VISION

 

To create best Pharmacy professionals for imparting high quality patient care, improving the health and well-being of the community locally, nationally and globally.

MISSION

 

To provide best Pharmacy education and training to the students for a better career and to be good citizens of a national and international society.

LABORATORIES 

 

The pharmacy department has four fully equipped and spacious laboratories, one machine room and one museum as per norms of PCI.
The laboratories have all equipments and facilities for conducting various experiments as given in E.R. 91 of PCI for diploma educational programme.
It also has a botanical garden, in which a large number of medicinal plants have been grown.

STAFF

HOD 01
Sr. Lecturer 01
Lecturer 04
Lab Assistant 02
Peon 02

Name Of Faculty Designation Qualificaion. Email-Id
  Dr.Sanjay Bansal   HOD   M.Pharm /PhD/ PGDM  sbansal217@gmail.com
  Ms.Meena   Bansal   Senior Lecturer   M.Pharm  mbansal217@yahoo.co.in
  Mr.Sundip Kumar   Lecturer   M.Pharm  sundepkumar23@gmail.com
  Mr.Pankaj Gupta   Lecturer   M.Pharm  panbinkrish@gmail.com
 Mr. Karaninder Singh   Lecturer   M.Pharm  karan.badwal@yahoo.com
 Ms. Savita Kumari   Lecturer   M.Pharm  savita_kumari19@yahoo.com

FACILITIES

pharmacy_lab1The deptt. has fully equipped and spacious laboratories, one machine room and one museum as per norms of PCI.

The Laboratories have equipments and facilities for conducting the various experiments as given in E.R.91 of PCI for diploma Educational programme.

It also has a botanical garden in which a large number of medicinal plants have been grown.

CARRER AND JOB OPPURTUNITIES

 

Job Opportunities
The students passing Diploma in Pharmacy have the following job opportunities.
– As dispensing pharmacist in hospitals / dispensaries of various govt. deptts. Including defence.
– As dispensing pharmacist in various autonomous bodies.
– As professional sales representative in various pharmaceutical firms/companies.
– Self employment i.e. as Chemists and druggists or re-packing of the drugs.

Career Advancements
The students passing the diploma in Pharmacy can further improve their qualification as shown below:
– Direct Admission to 2nd year B.Pharm. and then M.Pharm and Ph.D.

Academic Year Placement Higher Education Self Employed
2019 37 1 05
2018 18 13 03
2017 18 09 03
2016 17 23 06
2015 24 18 04

Pharmacy Department Result

Year D. Pharma I (%) D. Pharma II (%)
 2014-2015 87.3  95.9
 2015-2016 81.5  85.5
 2016-2017 88.1  94.11
2017-2018  93.2   92.9
2018-2019  91.0   98.2
2019-2020 —- 96.2

 

CONTACT US

Dr. Sanjay Bansal
( Head Pharmacy Deptt )

Adress

Pharmacy Department
Mehr Chand Polytechnic College,
Jalandhar

E-mail

sbansal217@gmail.com

phone

+91 (181) 2250184 , +91 8968688044