The trust has developed world class infrastructure at Sharda School of Pharmacy, Pethapur so that all the students can feel free to take an active part in day to day routine academic activities at the college.
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY:
Well equipped laboratories of pharmacology department train the students in practical studies of anatomy physiology and health education, pharmacology and chemotherapy, bioassays of various drugs, etc.
Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory
This Laboratory provide tool for the training the students in studies of anatomy, physiology and health education. Facilities of models and charts for human systems are installed and haematological experiments are performed in this laboratory.
Pharmacology & Toxicology Laboratory
Pharmacology laboratory is very well equipped and specially designed to carry out various in vitro experiments on isolated organs, tissues and cells. Bioassays and evaluation of drugs by various animal models like analgesics, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, antiasthmatic, antipsychotic and anticancer are carried out in this laboratory. Software based experiments are also taught as per CPCSEA guidelines.
Our Institute has animal house facility registered by CPCSEA (IAEC), Government of India. The animal house will facilitate the availability of healthy and homogeneous animals for routine teaching to undergraduate studies as well as for research / outsourced testing. Animal house is established with humidity, temperature control and air handling unit. Separate housing for rat, mice, guinea pig and rabbit is created within the animal house. Usage of animal for experimental and research purpose are regularly monitored & approved by IAEC of our institute.
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICS
Pharmaceutics is the discipline of pharmacy that deals with the process of turning a new chemical entity (NCE) into a medication to be used safely and effectively by patients. It is also called the science of dosage form design. The Department promotes the teaching and research of subjects in CCPR and thereby contributes to the health of citizens. The Department has total 5 laboratories including machine room and pharmaceutical microbiology & biotechnology lab.
The Machine room is well furnished with sophisticated instruments as per AICTE & PCI norms like Tablet Punching Machine, Capsule Filling Machine, Ampoule Washing, Ampoule Filling & Sealing Machine, and more. These instruments impart practical training for preparation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms like NDDS, Tablets, Capsule, Ointments, Parenteral, Liquid orals and Packaging Science.
Pharmaceutics Laboratory I:
Pharmaceutics Laboratory I is especially meant for carrying out routine practicals of Pharmaceutics Unit Operation & Pharmaceutical Engineering subject. It is well-furnished & is equipped with various flow meters and manometers useful for providing training for measurement of fluid flow including Orifice meter, Venturi meter, Rota meter, U tube manometer, Ejector pump, Vacuum pump & various glasswares. It is also equipped with drawing instruments for teaching a subject of pharmaceutical engineering drawing.
Pharmaceutics Laboratory II:
Pharmaceutics Laboratory II is used for the routine practicals of subjects Physical pharmacy, Physical Pharmaceutics & Dispensing Pharmacy. It is well furnished & gratify to the practical requirements of the subjects. It is equipped with all the necessary instruments like Dissolution rate apparatus, Disintegration test apparatus, Bulk density apparatus, Melting Point Apparatus, Potentiometer, Conductivity meter, pH meter, Electric water bath, Mechanical stirrers, Magnetic Stirrers, Homogenizers, Hot plates, Heating Mantles, Distillation Assembly, Hot Air Oven.
Pharmaceutics Laboratory III:
This laboratory is used for subjects like Pharmaceutical Technology & Dosage Form Design & is equipped with various modern instruments to cater the extensional aspects & the recent advances of the core subjects of pharmacy. Among many instruments, it has USP Dissolution Test Apparatus (Fully Automatic 6 Bowl) Shimadzu UV Double Beam Spectrophotometer, Tablet Punching Machine Humidity Controlled Oven and many more.
Pharmaceutical Microbiology & Biotechnology Laboratory:
This laboratory is designed for class A aseptic area for Parenteral manufacturing as well as microbiological manipulations, this will help the students to familiarizes with current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs), design development and maintenance of aseptic area, growth, cultivation, isolation and identification of microbes. It also familiarizes the students with procedures for sterility testing and microbiological assays. It stores all the required instruments like Laminar Air Flow Bench, Autoclave, Hot Air Oven, Incubator, Antibiotic Zone Reader, Colony Counter, Fermenter etc….
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTRY
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry has 2 Laboratories one dedicated to Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and the other dedicated to Biochemistry & Medicinal Chemistry. The department provides extensive scope for practical training in pharmaceutical medicinal chemistry, synthesis, practical training is also offered in organic chemistry, biochemistry and inorganic chemistry with well designed experiments,
The Laboratories are well equipped with sophisticated equipments like Melting point apparatus, Heating Mantles, Hot plate, Hot air oven etc. Also preparation room with full of chemicals is provided in laboratory. Preparation room also contains glass wares used for practicals. Fuming cup board has also been provided in the laboratory for complicated and vigorous reactions like Halogination, Reduction etc.
The laboratory contains approximately 150 chemicals for practical training of Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry. Each laboratory has individual student reagent rack which contains all reagents like Fehling’s Reagent, Benedict’s reagent, Schiff’s reagent, and Millon’s reagent etc., used for qualitative analysis practicals in Organic, Inorganic, and biochemistry.
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACEUTICAL ANALYSIS:
Pharmaceutical Analysis Laboratory:
Pharmaceutical Analysis is one of the most important specialized branches of Pharmaceutical Sciences which is involved with the Quality Control of Pharmaceutical Products. Elaborate pharmacopoeial methods are used for the analysis and quality control of drugs and pharmaceuticals. This laboratory helps students familiarize with the modern methods of analysis, Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and in-process quality control, etc.
Central Instrumentation Room:
Equipped with the latest state-of-art analytical instruments, this laboratory assists the students to acquire hands-on training on these instruments, to undertake practical training in pharmaceutical and analytical chemistry and assist research work. The Room has been well equipped with Sophisticated Instruments and other necessary facilities required for the Quality Control of Drugs and Formulations like Fluorescence photometer, Double Beam UV-VIS Spectrophotometer (SHIMADZU), Flame Photometer, Karl Fischer Titrator, pH Meter, Analytical Balance, Polarimeter, Potentiometer, Conductivity Meter, Refractometer and others.
DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOGNOSY
Pharmacognosy is the study of drugs in their crude condition. It is one of the branches of Pharmacology, which in its broad sense consists of the study of remedial agents or Materia Medica. Study of Pharmacognosy would include the knowledge of drugs with reference to botany and chemistry, if of vegetable origin or of their zoology and chemistry if derived from the animal kingdom.
The infrastructure of the Department includes state of the art laboratory with all the facilities for isolation, characterization and estimation of phyto-constitutents. It is meant to familiarize students about various plant families with charts and photographs of crude drugs for morphological studies, enriched with specimen of various medicinal plants and quantitative microscopy. The Department is also well equipped. The Laboratory provides esteemed guidelines to the students regarding natural sources of drugs and Phytochemical screening through various instruments like Binocular microscope, Projecting microscope, TLC spreader, Muffle furnace, Clevenger’s apparatus and Soxhlet’s apparatus for isolation of various active constituents. We assist regional people for the identification of medicinal plants by providing important morphological features of original medicinal plants located in herbarium museum.
Medicinal garden within the campus is there to cater the need of Pharmacognosy department. The medicinal plants are tagged with their biological nomenclature and categories used in Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy. In Pharmacognosy museum, we have 200 medicinal crude plants available with its nomenclature. In future, the department will also going to start M. Pharm in the subject, hence we are planning to expand the garden in terms of introducing new medicinal plants and also make broad in terms of equipments.
Library seems to be a backbone of the academic institutions. Sharda School of Pharmacy, Pethapur has constructed a well spacious & air – conditioned library for the use of their students. The total carpet area of the library is 157 Sq. Mtr. The library also has a reading room which can seat 56 students at any given time. The library also has four multimedia computers with seamless internet connectivity. At present the library has a total of 392 titles & 2961 volumes of books. College library also has regular subscription of 15 National & 6 International Journals. As per the directions of AICTE, the college has also subscribed for DELNET & BENTHAM SCIENCE for e – journals which have a total of more than 100 e – journals. The college library also has 55 e – books & 5 CD – ROM covering various aspects of pharmacy. The college also has a book bank system especially for the 1st semester students wherein the student can get books of all the subjects of 1st semester for the whole semester by paying a nominal amount.
In today’s competitive world, bookish knowledge is not sufficient & the students needs to constantly update themselves with the recent advances in the field of pharmacy. Keeping the same fact in mind, Sharda School of Pharmacy houses a well structured air conditioned computer lab of 100 Sq. Mtr for their students. The computer lab has Forty Six computers with latest configuration. All the computers are connected with LAN and they have seamless internet connectivity so that the students can get the recent advances in the field. However the internet usage is strictly controlled & is limited to academic purpose only.
The college building has total 4 classrooms each dedicated for 1 semester.The classrooms are well constructed, spacious, well lit, & has all the teaching amenities.The classrooms also have OHP projector & Multimedia Projector like modern equipments for interactive learning.
PURIFIED DRINKING WATER
SEPARATE BOYS & GIRLS COMMON ROOM
TRANSPORT (BUS) FACILITY TO & FROM GANDHINAGAR AND AHMEDABAD
CRICKET, VOLLEYBALL PLAY GROUND
INDOOR SPORTS FACILITIES LIKE CHESS, CARROM, BADMINTON, TABLE TENNIS
SEPARATE PARKING FACILITY FOR STAFFS & STUDENTS
ALL WEATHER APPROACH ROAD
REGULAR THALASEMIA TESTING & BLOOD DONATION CAMP
FIRST AID TREATMENT