VARANASI COLLEGE OF PHARMACY destined to serve as a Center for Academic Excellence is imparting Pharmacy Education at global standards. The Institute is approved by All India Council for Education (AICTE) , recognised by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), affiliated to Gautam buddh technical university, lucknow,U.P.

Department of Pharmacology
Pharmacology involves the discovery of new drugs, the investigation of how drugs work and the use of drugs to probe mechanisms of disease, also involves the elucidation and manipulation of macromolecular structures, the analysis of regulatory mechanisms in cell biology and development, and the translation of this information into clinical research. Thus, the science of pharmacology spans the most fundamental aspects of basic research, through transgenic animal models, to clinical investigation.

Pharmacology department @ VCP :

  • The role of pharmacology department is to provide research skills and to train the students of high quality graduates in pharmaceutical sciences discipline.
  • The faculty of pharmacology department is well renowned for their clinical pharmacology research skills.
  • The department of pharmacology is proud of its excellence in maintaining its research lab and the central government approved animal house of international standard.
  • The research projects in the Department are highly interdisciplinary covering the complete range from basic to clinical science.
  • The ongoing research projects of our department are
  • Anti diabetic studies.
  • Anti analgesic studies
  • Anti inflammatory studies.
  • Hepatoprotective studies.
  • Studies related to Central Nervous System.
  • Pharmacokinetic studies.
  • Psychopharmacological studies.
  • Activities of various drugs on Isolated tissue preparations, etc.

The Pharmacology lab offers the student the chance to carry out in-vivo experimentation on rat, guinea pig, rabbit etc., in-vitro studies on different models of diseases and evaluation of drugs action etc. The students are also trained extensively for preclinical studies on animals and theoretical exposure of clinical studies on human beings keeping in mind Good Clinical Practices (GCP). The lab is equipped with 20 sets of organ bath, Sherrington rotating drum and other equipments for isolated tissue experiments

Animal house facility is established with the state- of- art technology in a single storied building with a design of two-way corridor system to minimize the cross contamination. Our animal house is registered with CPCSEA, The different species of small laboratory animals like mice, rats, guinea pigs and rabbits are maintained to provide the quality animals for various research purposes in experimentation and research. The animals would be maintained under controlled environmental conditions (temperature (22-25° C), relative humidity (5 %), with 100 % of fresh air exchange in animal rooms) with uninterrupted power supply.
Placement  AND Training CELL
Employability training:
Training programmers are conducted throughout the year for students in an effort towards preparing the prospective
students for the campus selection program

  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Personality Development
  • Time management
  • Team management
  • Interview skills


A Spring-Board for Success
In The Given highly competetive and rocky job market scenario, highest importance is given to train the students in the areas of problem solving, critical thinking, communication skills and team work skills along with life skills.
Students are oriented for Placement Activity from the 2nd year itself. Training programs are initiated for the 3rd year students in Aptitude Test which is Technical Domain, Group Discussions, debates, just a minute session, Communication Skills, English Accent, Dress Code, Manners and Etiquettes etc. Mock interviews and guest lectures are conducted so that students can face the interviews confidently.    
Career planning & guidance
To formulate plans for the future of the students, career guidance, all the information about placement avenues, is given from time to time and guidance is provided by professional counselor on all those matters regularly. Special coaching is given for GPAT aspirants.