Approved by Pharmacy council of India (PCI), New Delhi

Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi

Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.


Pharmacology deals with the effect and fate of drugs in the biological system. Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary area which requires expert knowledge of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathophysiology and clinical sciences. Pharmacology provides the platform for establishing the therapeutic potential for new agents and formulations. Pharmacology is essential for the metamorphosis of compounds into drugs. The pharmacology specialization of the department provides instructional and research training to the students in the areas of drug evaluation and discovery.

The Department of Pharmacology has full furnished facilities for research and established in 2009. Research in cancer, metabolic disorders, inflammatory diseases, chemoprevention, wound healing and tissue repair, neuro-pharmacology, diabetes and psycho-pharmacology is being carried out in the department. Faculty, research scholars and postgraduate students are actively involved in research projects.


  • Finest infrastructure with sophisticated and well-equipped laboratories.
  • Facilities to perform in vitro and in vivo experiments
  • Full-fledged Bio chemical analysis (Semi-Auto Analyzer).
  • Technical skills in instrument involving Electrophoresis (Separation of Macromolecules like DNA, RNA and proteins)

Research Activities

Pharmacology department has MOU with Tamil Agri University , Coimbatore for Conducting Bioavailability / Anti diabetic activity of Various Cookies.

Core area of research

Animal handling

Tissue based experiments

Cytoprotective Studies

The following research activities are carried out in our department for BPharm/M Pharm/ Pharm D project students In vivo / In vitro Pharmacology studies using various animal models.

  • Acute, sub-acute and chronic toxicity studies.
  • Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-pyretic activity.
  • Anti-arthritic activity
  • Anti-ulcer studies
  • Hepatoprotective activity
  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-epileptic activity
  • Wound Healing activity
  • Skin irritation test
  • Bio-availability studies

Animal House

  • KCP has CPCSEA & IAEC recognized central animal house facility. Drugs and Pharmaceuticals needs to be tested on animals prior to human administration.
  • Well equipped animal experimentation laboratories are available here.
  • They comprises of wash area, animal feed store, animal cages etc.....

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