Department of Pharmacology was established in 1964 under the able headship of Late Prof. P. N. Saxena for teaching M.B.B.S. course. M.D. (Pharmacology) was started in 1971. Presently department is having 4 admissions per year for M.D. (Pharmacology) course. Teaching for B.D.S. started in the year 1997. Department also conducted Diploma in Pharmacy from 1993 to 2006 under the "Center for Professional Courses". Department is having well-equipped labs. for U.G./ P.G. teaching & research. Department has well-furnished seminar room with audio visual facility & its library for Post graduate students. In addition, the department is imparting teaching through Problem and Computer Based Learning in Pharmacology.
Thrust Areas: Teaching of the various aspects of Pharmacology including Therapeutics and Toxicology; Experimental Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Alternatives to Animal Experimentation & Clinical Pharmacology.
Research Areas: Clinical Pharmacology, Immunopharmacology, Pharmacovigilance, Environmental Pharmacology, Indigenous Drug Research, Trace elements study, Neuropharmacology, Psychopharmacology, Chemotherapy.