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College of Pharmacy, Navi Mumbai

Infrastructure : Campus


Class rooms:

The college classrooms are spacious, well ventilated and illuminated making the teaching-learning process a pleasant experience. Each classroom is equipped with modern audio-visual teaching aids to facilitate the delivery of lectures and also conduct of student seminars.

Laboratories

There are more than 15 laboratories, each dedicated to a particular specialization in pharmacy. We have recently constructed a new research wing for post graduate and doctorate students.  The laboratories are equipped with modern equipments, adequate apparatus, chemicals, reagents. Safety is given top priority with each laboratory provided with egress, fire fighting equipment & first-aid box. In the PG section, laboratories have been developed keeping research orientation in mind with research grade chemicals and advanced research equipments & instruments in place.

Special Research Facilities:

Central analytical research lab:
There are two analytical instrument rooms in the college, one each for the UG & PG sections. The instrument rooms have the following analytical instruments:
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) systems -[Agilent 1200 and JASCO]
  •  Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer (FTIR)-[SHIMADZU 8400S]
  •  Gas chromatography system (GC)- [SHIMADZU]
  •  High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography system (HPTLC)-[Camag, Japan]
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter(DSC)- [SIECKO, SII Nanotechnology]
  •  UV-Visible spectrophotometers [SHIMADZU-1601 and JASCO V-630]
  •  Karl Fischer titrator.
  •  Spectroflourimeter.
Apart from the above mentioned equipments, other commonly used instruments like pH meter, colorimeters, conductometers, electronic balances etc. are also available. 
Machine room:
This facility serves as a pilot plant for the students to study and understand the manufacturing of pharmaceutical formulations like tablets, capsules, pellets, liquid orals & the quality control of the same. Accordingly, this room houses -
  • Size reduction mills, Double cone blender, Dry granulator, Wet granulator
  • A  10-station rotary tablet press
  • Tablet coating machine      
  • Capsule filling machine  
  • Extruder and Spheronizer
  • High pressure homogenizer
  •  Ultrasonic processor
  • Spray dryer
  •  Equipments required for IPQC of oral solid dosage forms like friability tester, hardness tester, disintegration test apparatus, dissolution test apparatus etc.
  • Controlled humidity chambers for stability testing of pharmaceuticals as per ICH guidelines.
  • Efforts are on to collaborate with the pharmaceutical industry to undertake formulation development and stability studies projects.
Animal house and pre-clinical testing facility:
The animal house developed by the college is as per the CPCSEA and is approved for conduct of animal studies. The humane and ethical side of the organization is evidenced in the fact that each animal study protocol passes through a stringent approval process and the number of animals used is always kept at a minimum.
Aseptic room:
The aseptic room has been recently renovated to meet the latest GMP requirements. In this room, the formulation of parenterals is undertaken. This room houses a laminar airflow cabinet, UV lights & other requirements for manufacturing of parenterals on a labscale.

Administrative office:

The college administrative office is totally computerized with trained, experienced & dedicated staff handling the administrative affairs of the college. The following administrative staff may be contacted for queries and clarifications:
Fees and admissions - Mr. G. L. Patankar / Mr. B. J. Mulik
Railway concessions - Mr. V. N. Patil.
Leaving certificates, enrollment & eligibility - Mr. Shivaji Vazire. 
Examination- Mr. S. S. Mahadik

Computer center:

Adequate computer facility has been provided and as per the curriculum of Mumbai University the UG students are trained to handle various softwares and programs.

Miscellaneous:

Pharmacy Museum:
The college has an aesthetic and informative pharmacy museum as a teaching aid. The museum is divided in two sections - one pertaining to history of pharmacy and biographies of great researchers in the field of medicine and pharmaceuticals is permanent, while the other section, devoted to current trends in pharmaceutical sciences is revised periodically.
Auditorium:
The college auditorium is a central facility where seminars, guest lectures, alumni meets and other events are organized. The auditorium is fully air conditioned with comfortable seating arrangement for 150 people. The auditorium is equipped with audio-visual aids and has state-of-the-art acoustics.
Cafeteria:
The college cafeteria is spacious, clean and serves hygienic food.
Common Rooms:
The College provides separate common rooms for boys and girls for their relaxation and informal discussions. The common rooms are furnished with locker facility and basic civic amenities.
Cafeteria :-
The college cafeteria provides a welcome break for students and teachers alike from the routine academic schedule.
The college has provided a well-maintained and hygienic cafeteria which offers a choice of snacks, beverages and basic food requirements to the students and staff members at reasonable rates. It has adequate seating capacity and provides refreshment and food facilities from morning to evening on all working days.
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