GITAM Institute of Pharmacy

Visakhapatnam Campus


Vizag Campus


The Institute imparts quality education in the field of Pharmaceutical sciences to generate competent, committed, disciplined human resource with high ethical values to meet the National and Global challenges in the field of Pharmaceutical care and industry.

Contact numbers: Phone: 0891- 2840550, 2840551


The Institute follows the cardinal principles of the Pharmacy Council of India/UGC/AICTE in offering quality education. The role model pharmacy curriculum, designed in close academic collaboration with the global pharmaceutical manufacturing units, and the health care sectors, is fortified by integrating the core components of pharmacy practice and the dynamic needs of the present day pharmaceutical industry. A modern pilot plant, sophisticated Drug Testing Laboratory, Drug Information Center, provides hands on skills in allied areas to pharmacy and healthcare. The Institute is offering a 4 year B.Pharmacy programme from the academic session 2006, 2 year M.Pharmacy programme in the specializations of Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry from 2010 and Ph.D. programme from 2011.


Faculty Expertise

Name of the FacultyAreas of expertiseConsultancy Available
Prof. L. Srinivas Formulation and evaluation of novel drug delivery systems. Formulation and evaluation of liposomal buccal drug delivery systems of some biomolecules for improving their biopharmaceutical properties
  Nano particle Drug Delivery Systems Development of Liposome formulations for some NSAIDS, Antifungal & Anticancer molecules.
Studies on Natural gums as pharmaceutical excipients.
Dr. G. V. Radha Design of Novel Drug Delivery Systems Development and Evaluation of Liposome & Proniosome formulations Development of Transdermal formulations by using new polymers.
Mr. Suvendu Kumar Sahoo Formulation Development Design and evaluation of oral fixed dose formulations with improved functionality
Mr. Rabinarayan Parhi Design, Development of Topical and Transdermal formulations (i) Design of experiments using Response Surface Methodology (Design Expert software)
(ii) Development of Topical and Transdermal formulations such as Gels (Hydrogel, Thermal gel, Lecithin organogel, PLO, Transdermal Film)
(iii) Evaluation of above formulations (e.g. Diffusion study through artificial membrane, Permeation study across various skin sample using 6-station diffusion cell)
Dr. Annamma Devi GS NDDS, Solubility, Dissolution and Bioavailability Enhancement Studies Formulation and Development of Gastro Retentive Drug Delivery Systems and Colon Targeted Drug Delivery System
Dr. R.Santosh Kumar Optimization of Formulations through Statistical Designs Optimization of Fast Dissolving Drug Delivery Systems using Statistical Designs.
K. Guna Ranjan Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Microbial limit test, Sterility testing, Bacterial endotoxin test, Microbial assays


Faculty Expertise

Name of the FacultyAreas of expertiseConsultancy Available
Prof. S. Ganapaty Isolation, characterization and screening of bioactive molecules from natural sources and bring new drug entities (Tropical & Marine). Extended consultancy services to Herbal drug industries.
Dr. S. Raja Resource Faculty for NGO'S and other Self Help Groups by counselling and giving information on medicinal plants cultivation, collection, processing to get additional revenue.
Dr. Sumanta Mondal Educating tribal populations and bring them awareness about Medicinal plants and their uses.
Dr. Mrs. K.Sunitha Isolation, characterization of therapeutic molecules from biological sources and identifying them by spectroscopic techniques.
Invitro and invivo Experimental screening for various biological activities.
Standardization and Evaluation of Ayurvedic Formulations
Mr.Naresh Panigrahi Drug design and synthesis of different heterocyclic ring systems. Synthesis, purification and characterization of therapeutic molecules
Mrs.  C. Asha Deepthi


Faculty Expertise

Name of the FacultyAreas of expertiseConsultancy Available
Dr. MM. Annapurna Analytical method development and validation by using HPLC & UV Spectrophotometer Development and validation of HPLC methods for assay, stability studies and impurity profiles of drugs and pharmaceutical intermediates
Mrs. G.Sowjanya Estimation & Analysis of single and multi component pharmaceutical formulations


Faculty Expertise

Name of the FacultyAreas of expertiseConsultancy Available
Dr.CH. N. Kavitha Pharmacological screening of Herbal and Synthetic Drugs Pharmacological and Biological screening of Herbal and Synthetic Drugs (Anti stress activity, Anti tumor activity,  Cardiprotective activity, Rheumatoid arthritis, Anti cataract activity,  Cerebral/cardiac ischemia reperfusion injury, Antidiabetic activity and Anti Cancer activity)
Ms. G. Suhasin
Dr. O. Prabhakar


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