The Department of Pharmacology at JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty was established in the year 1988. The department offers training in pharmacology and toxicology to both undergraduate and post graduate students, who may subsequently go on to exciting research, regulatory and administrative careers in academic, industrial and healthcare provision settings. In this direction, the department goal is to prepare exceptional students for productive and successful careers in pharmaceutical industry, academia, research and public sectors. The department has centralized animal house approved by CPCSEA (Registration no: 118/PO/ReBi/S/1999/CPCSEA) for conducting experiments on Mice, Rats, Guinea Pigs, and Rabbits
Pharmacology is one of the core subjects of biomedical sciences contributing remarkably to other fields of biomedical sciences. Department offers curricula in four tracks at: undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD and PG diploma in regulatory toxicology. Adequate facilities are available in the department including animal quarantine to accomplish the objectives of the courses offered.
The department is actively working to meet the needs of pharmaceutical industries and Research & Development Organizations. Department has collaboration with various CSIR research institutions/industry for student’s Projects.
Faculties feel proud on their role in imparting subject knowledge and high-quality research training besides inculcating human values to the students.