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GNDU-Guidelines for application and admission for M.Pharm-B.Pharm 2011-2012

Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab) GNDU-Guidelines for application and admission for M.Pharm-B.Pharm 2011-2012 Course Details : B. Pharmacy Total Seats-30 Eligibility Secondary School Examination of Punjab School Education Board (10+2) system with a minimum of 50% marks in Chemistry, Physics and Biology in aggregate or any other examination with of 50% marks in Chemistry, Physics and Biology in aggregate recognized as equivalent to it. Course Details : M. Pharmacy Total Seats-30 Eligibility B.Pharmacy degree examination of Guru Nanak Dev University or any other recognized University/Institution with 60% marks (55% in case of SC/ST). 80% seats are reserved for candidates who have qualified GPAT and passed B. Pharmacy examination of Guru Nanak Dev University. However, if eligible candidate(s) are not available under above category, the vacant seats shall be open to the candidates who have qualified GPAT and B.Pharm. examination from other universities. Mode of Admission The admission will be made, in the order of preference for specialization, on the basis of score in the GPAT and in case of non-availability of GPAT qualified candidates the admission will be based on merit in the Entrance Test to be conducted by the Department. GPAT qualified candidates must indicate their GPAT score in admission form under the column "Any other Qualification". Syllabus for test Important Note: The Entrance Test will be based on multiple choice questions and carry 100 marks and no negative marking. Natural Products: Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry Chemistry, tests, isolation, characterization and estimation of phytopharmaceuticals belonging to the group of Alkaloids, Glycosides, Terpenoids, Steroids, Bioflavanoids, Purines, Guggul lipids. Pharmacognosy of crude drugs that contain the above constituents. Standardization of raw materials and herbal products. WHO guidelines. Quantitative microscopy including modern techniques used for evaluation. Biotechnological principles and techniques for plant development, Tissue culture. Pharmacology: General pharmacological principles including Toxicology. Drug interactions. Pharmacology of drugs acting on Central nervous system, Cardiovascular system, Autonomic nervous system, Gastro intestinal system and Respiratory system. Pharmacology of Autocoids, Hormones, Hormone antagonists, chemotherapeutic agents including anticancer drugs. Bioassays, Immuno Pharmacology. Drugs acting on the blood & blood forming organs. Drugs acting on the renal system. Medicinal Chemistry: Structure, nomenclature, classification, synthesis, SAR and metabolism of the following category of drugs, which are official in Indian Pharmacopoeia and British Pharmacopoeia. Introduction to drug design. Stereochemistry of drug molecules. Hypnotics and Sedatives, Analgesics, NSAIDS, Neuroleptics, Antidepressants, Anxiolytics, Anticonvulsants, Antihistaminics, Local Anaesthetics, Cardio Vascular drugs Antianginal agents Vasodilators, Adrenergic & Cholinergic drugs, Cardiotonic agents, Diuretics, Antijypertensive drugs, Hypoglycemic agents, Antilipedmic agents, Coagulants, Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet agents. Chemotherapeutic agents Antibiotics, Antibacterials, Sulphadrugs. Antiproliozoal drugs, Antiviral, Antitubercular, Antimalarial, Anticancer, Antiamoebic drugs. Diagnostic agents. Preparation and storage and uses of official Radiopharmaceuticals, Vitamins and Hormones. Eicosonoids and their application. Pharmaceutics : Development, manufacturing standards Q.C. limits, labeling, as per the pharmacopoeal requirements. Storage of different dosage forms. New drug delivery systems. Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics and their importance in formulation. Formulation and preparation of cosmetics .Pharmaceutical calculations. Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence: Drugs and cosmetics Act and rules with respect to manufacture, sales and storage. Pharmacy Act. Pharmaceutical ethics. Pharmaceutical Analysis: Principles, instrumentation and applications of the following: Absorption spectroscopy (UV, visible & IR). Fluorimetry, Flame photometry, Potentiometry. Conductometry and Plarography. Pharmacopoeial assays. Principles of NMR, ESR, Mass spectroscopy. X-ray diffraction analysis and different chromatographic methods. Biochemistry. Biochemical role of hormones, Vitamins, Enzymes, Nucleic acids, Bioenergetics. General principles of immunology. Metabolism of carbohydrate, lipids, proteins. Methods to determine, kidney & liver function and lipid profiles. Microbiology : Principles and methods of microbiological assays mentioned in the Pharmacopoeia. Methods of preparation of official sera and vaccines. Serological and diagnostics tests. Applications of microorganisms in Bio Conversions and in the Pharmaceutical industry. Clinical Pharmacy : Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, dosage regimen in pregnancy and lactation, pediatrics and geriatrics, renal and hepatic impairment. Drug Drug interactions and drug food interactions, adverse Drug reactions. teratogenicity, prescription writing, clinical trails(Overview), patient counseling. Dates a) Submission of Application : 07.06.2011 to 30.06.2011 b) Entrance Test : 06.07.2011 (2.00 - 4.00 p.m.) c) Admission/Counselling : 14.07.2011 Venue: Department of Pharmaceutical Science, GNDU, Amritsar. Contact No. Coordinator/Head: 0183-2258802-09, 2450601-14 Ext. 3459 Fee (Approximate) Rs. 88,040/-(1st.Sem.) Rs.70,800/-(2nd Sem.)


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