About The Department


Pharmacy is a versatile, dynamic, growing, and increasingly diverse profession, one which creates an excitement because there are so many opportunities. It is an age-old profession which has transformed into a hub for “Global Healthcare” and evolved as a multidisciplinary and multifaceted field in recent times. With the phenomenal rate of advances in the pharmaceutical industry, the health sector has thrown open a sea of opportunities for pharmacy professionals.

Pharmacists are health care professionals whose professional responsibilities include seeking to ensure that people derive maximum therapeutic benefit from their treatments with medicines. This requires them to keep abreast of developments and advances in knowledge & technology related to manufacture & use of medicines, professional standard requirements, laws governing pharmacy, etc

Mission, Vision & Values




Educational philosophy of H.D.H. Hariprasad Swamiji whose love, warmth and blessings personified Yogidham Gurukul, a 21st Century educational commune that is guided by the timeless educational philosophy of His Divine Holiness.
He says,

  • “Youth are neither careless nor useless. They are actually cared-less & used-less. They need caring and proper guidance.”
  • “His practical spirituality encompasses all facets of life, giving them new meaning and effective direction. Spirituality that can be applied to practical life is the true and immediate requirement in today’s world.
  • “True knowledge, freedom and awareness are very significant in human life.”

He says,
these virtues can be achieved with sincerity, regularity, discipline and duty. Bliss is innate in nature. One has to re-discover it from within. Thus, spirituality and education must always go hand-in-hand.
Mission Statement Targeted….

  • A humble effort to redefine love and spirituality in the hearts of youth with the Master’s Touch.
  • Endeavoring to meet the growing and diverse educational needs of the community.
  • Providing innovative learning opportunities.
  • Inculcating values, culture, morality and spirituality.
  • Enabling productive careers for one and all.
  • Developing a Centre of excellence.



Shaping a better future for mankind by developing effective and socially responsible individuals and organizations.

Atmiya Institute of Pharmacy emphasizes on all round development of its students. It aims at not only producing good professionals, but also good and worthy citizens of a great country aiding in its overall progress and development.

It endeavors to treat every student as an individual, to recognize their potential and to ensure that they receive the best preparation and training for achieving their career ambitions and life goals.



The attainment of knowledge is of the highest value; it is the light, the guide in learning the ways of life which lead from falsity to truth, from ignorance to wisdom, from mortality to immortality. Since the dawn of culture and civilization in India education, whether it is primary or higher, has always been the source for gradually cultivating wisdom. Current socio-economic forces of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization have created a global society where the ancient values have been thrown into the winds. However, the general degradation of values has led only to personal discontent and heap of social-economic problems. Hence people across the globe are looking towards the system of education to infuse human values among the students so that the world remains as a place of peace, security and prosperity

Graduate Attributes

  • Pharmacy Knowledge
  • Thinking abilities
  • Planning abilities
  • Leadership skills
  • Professional Identity
  • The pharmacist and society
  • Environment & sustainability
  • Ethics
  • Communication
  • Modern tool usage
  • Life-Long Learning

Program Specific Outcomes


On completion of the B. Pharm. program, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic pharmaceutical sciences and the ability to acquire, manage and use current information for problem solving.
  • Describe the synthesis, formulation, analysis and pharmacological aspects of drugs and pharmaceuticals.
  • Identify the rules and regulations involved in the drug discovery and development, manufacture, distribution and sale of medicines.
  • Observe record, analyze, criticize, organize, improvise and manage documents, data and information related to pharmaceutical products and practices.
  • Develop problem-based learning approach and analytical thinking in his/her academic and professional life.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement professional activities.
  • Act efficiently as a leader in the diverse areas of the profession.
  • Write, interpret and communicate effectively and scientifically.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills gained through education to gain recognition in professional circle and society.
  • Partnering with other health care communities to provide innovative solutions.
  • Create awareness in society about the effective and safe use of medicines.
  • Demonstrate eco-friendly products and processes to maintain public health.
  • Imbibe ethical practices and moral values in personal and professional endeavors.
  • Tackle future challenges through lifelong learning.

Scope Of The Program


A career in the pharmaceutical sciences is full of opportunities. Mentioned below are some of the options a pharmacy professional can venture into:

R & D:The pharmacy industry is one such industry that thrives on research and development. For this option, B. Pharm and M. Pharms are highly in demand for research of new drugs, process development, formulation, development, clinical trials and Toxicological Studies.

Analysis and Testing:Analysis and testing go hand in hand with this industry specially in order to maintain a proper Quality control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA). For the same highly skilled staff is required by companies to handle sensitive analytical dealings and sophisticated equipment.

Production and Manufacturing:the options of working in production and manufacturing are huge. One can start his/ her own venture or work for someone. Professionals for production and manufacturing are not only required by biotechnological products, surgical dressings, medical devices, equipment, ayurvedic/ homeopathic / unani medicines, veterinary medicine, etc are also the requirement for the production of cosmetics, soaps, toiletries and dental products.

Marketing:The Pharmaceuticals sales and marketing is considered to be a highly technical arena and hence one of the best when it comes to perks.

Hospitals:Although it might be a trend of the US or Canada, but it is one that seem to be setting in India as well. The pharmacists in the hospitals are the best informed individuals for prescribing a drug. Mostly in western countries, the diagnosis is made by the Doctors but the pharmacists decide the medicines and their dosage. Therefore, Pharmacy graduates have important role and can earn attractive remuneration and can occupy strategic positions.

Regulatory Bodies:There are bodies that control and regulate medicines. FDA is the regulatory body that deals with governing and implementing the rules and regulations for the Drug and Pharmaceutical industry. The post of Drug Inspector, Asst. Drug Controller, Deputy Drug Controller, Drug Controller of state and finally D.C. I. (Drug Controller of India) is an option one can aspire for.

Mr. Falgun Dhabaliya

Associate Professor & HOD
M. Pharm. Ph D (Pursuing).
Exp.:11 years 07 months


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Dr. Samixa R. Patel

Associate Professor
M pharm, PhD
Exp.:10 Years 01 Month


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Dr. Anjali Jaydeep Patel

Associate Professor
M pharm, PhD
Exp.:10 Years 01 Month


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Dr. Kevin C. Garala

Associate Professor
M pharm, PhD
Exp.:10 Years 03 Month


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Dr. Parag Anilkumar Rabara

Associate Professor
M pharm, PhD
Exp.:10 Years 10 Month


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Joshi Rachana Hareshbhai

Associate Professor
M. Pharm.(Pharmacognosy), Ph D.
Exp.:02 Years 10 Months


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Dr. Hemraj M Tank

Principal & Professor
M. Pharm Ph D.
Exp.:10 Years 10 Months

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Dr. Riddhi Patel

Assistant Professor
Exp.:11 Years 05 Months

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Ms. Bhakti Ladva

Assistant Professor
Exp.:07 Years 1 Months

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Mr. Vijay Chauhan

Assistant Professor
Exp.:01 Years 4 Months

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Ms. Hetal Vaishnav

Assistant Professor

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Mr. Yogi Pandya

Assistant Professor
Exp.:01 Years

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Mr. Dhansukh Viradiya

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Mr. Jasmin Garala

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Mr. Bhavin Vadher

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Mr. Udaykumar Thesia

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Ms. Khushali Vora

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Mr. Nemin Bataviya

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Research & Publications

Sr. No. Authors Name Title of Article National / International Name of Journal / Conference/ Publication Vol. No. Issue No. Page No. Month & Year of Publication ISSN No. Citation
1 Riddhi Patel 2D-QSAR study on some novel 6-acetyl-3-[3-chloro-2-(substituted)-4-oxoazetidin-1-yl]-2,5-diphenyl-2,3-dihydrpyridine-4-carbonitrile analogues as an antifungal activity International Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 5 1 673-681 9-Feb-18 2349-7750  
2 Mital N. Manvar Antibacterial activity of leaves and flowers of Ipomoea aquatica forsk. (Convolulaceae) International Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical research 8 2 94-98 April – June 2018 2231-5683  
3 Dr. Kevin Garala Application of Quality by design and risk based approach to investigate the effect of excipients and processing conditions on isoniazid crystals agglomeration National Conference- QbD: Academic and industrial prospective       13th to 18th Aug 2018    
4 Rachana Joshi Quality by design approach for the optimization of variables to improve physicochemical properties of CCA National Conference- QbD: Academic and industrial prospective       13th to 18th Aug 2018    
5 Tripathi Nagja, Sanjeev Acharya, Dr. Vimal Kumar Anti-Diabetic Activity of a Polyherbal Formulation
in Streptozotocin Induced Type 2 Diabetic Rats
International Journal of Natural Remedies 16 4 148-152 Jan-17 2320-3358  
6 Anuj Modi, Dr. Vimal Kumar Phytochemical Analysis, antioxidant activity and hepatoprotective effects ofZizyphus xylopyrus(Retz.) wild leaves extracts against carbon tetrachloride induced hepatotoxicity inin vitroandin vivomodels. International International Journal of Geen Pharmacy 11 1 42-56 Jan-17 1998-4103  
7 Biswajit Basu, Mori Ankita S, Partha Pratim Mahata, Suparna Ghosh, Ritu Gaur, Boundugulapati Murali Krishna Development and characterization of terbutaline sulphate microsponge and its colonic delivery by compression coated tablets International World Research Journal of Pharma Technology 3 3 1 to 75 22-Apr-17 2454-5546  
8 Parag Rabara, Nurudin Jivani Synthesis and Evaluation of noel 1-(2-(5-Aryl-1,3,4-Thiadiazol-2-Ylamino)Acetyl)Pyrrolidine-2-Carbonitrile derivatives for their DPP-4 Inhibiting Activity International Inventi Rapid: Med Chem 2018 1 4-Jan 6-Oct-17 0976-3821  
9 Samixa R Patel Development and Validation of RP-HPLC Method for Analysis of Olmesartan,amlodipine and Hydrochlorothiazide in Biological Fluid International INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ONRESEARCH,ENTREPRENEURSHIP, & PEDAGOGY: 871-885 5th – 6th Jan 2016 978-93-5254-061-7  
10 Riddhi Madhu 2D-Qsar Study On Some Novel 6-Acetyl-3-[3-Chloro-2-(Substituted)-4- Oxoazetidin-1-Yl]-2, 5-Diphenyl-2, 3-Dihydropyridazine-4-Carbonitrile Analogues As An Antifungal Activity International International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences 6 1 01-07 JAN-MAR 2016 2230-7605  
11 Biswajit Basu, Anil Kathiriya. Formulation and Evaluation of Floating In Situ Gel Forming System for Sustained Delivery of Tolterodine Tartrate. International Proceedings of R K University’s First International Conference on Research & Entrepreneurship 1 1 774-797 5th – 6th Jan 2016 978-93-5254-061-7  
13 Biswajit Basu, Birju Bagthalia. Formulation and Development of Bilayer Tablets of Cimetidine and Praziquantel for Targeted Delivery. International World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5 3 1406-1444 Feb-16 2278-4357  
14 Dipen K. Sureja*, Kirtan P. Sanghvi, Ashish P. Shah and Kantilal R. Vadalia An efficient synthesis and characterization of some novel pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidin-4(5H)-one derivatives International American Journal PharmTech Research 6 2 677-686 Apr-16 2249-3387  
15 Dipen K. Sureja
, Sandip P. Dholakia
and Kantilal R. Vadalia
Aqua mediated sodium acetate catalyzed one-pot synthesis of pyrimidine derivatives as anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent International Der Pharma Chemica 8 9 105-111 May-16 0975-413X  
16 Dipen K. Sureja, Sandip P. Dholakia
and Kantilal R. Vadalia
Conventional and microwave assisted synthesis of novel pyrimidine derivatives as antimicrobial and antitubercular agent International Der Pharmacia Lettre 8 9 181-186 May-16 0975-5071  
17 Parag Rabara, Nurudin Jivani, Shashikant Pattan, Kevin Garala Synthesis and evaluatio of some novel substituted 1,3,4-oxadiazole and pyrazole derivatives for antifungal activity International Inventi Rapid: Med Chem 0 3 1 to 4 7th June 2016 0976-3821  
18 Samixa R Patel Development and validation of zero absorbance method for simultaneous estimation of aliskiren and amlodipine in combined dosage form International Asian J. Pharm. Ana. 6 3 138-142 28-Jul-16 2231–5667  
19 Riddhi Madhu 2D-QSAR Study on Some Novel 2-Phenyl Disubstituted. Quinazolin-4(3H)-One Analogues and their Antifungal Activity International Inventi Rapid: Med Chem 0 4 01-06 Aug.-2016 0976-3821  
20 Bansari Joshi, Grishma Dalal, Jalpa Bavlia, Biswajit Basu, Kevin Garala, K R Vadalia Design and Release Kinetic Studies of
Nimesulide Bioadhesive Topical Gel.
International Inventi Rapid:
Pharm Tech
2016 7 1to7 2016 0976-3783  
21 Bansari Joshi, Grishma Dalal, Jalpa Bavlia, Biswajit Basu, Kevin Garala, K R Vadalia Design and Characterization of Fast Dissolving Tablets of Glipizide by using Factorial Design International Inventi Rapid:
Pharm Tech
2016 4 1to6 2016 0976-3783