The department has one lecture hall with a sitting capacity of 250 students. There are four demonstration rooms, 6O sq. each, with a sitting capacity of 90 students. Teaching is conducted by means of black board, overhead projector, and LCD projector.
Students get a hands on training during practical exercises with the help of computer aided simulation of animal experiments. They study the effects of various groups of drugs. They are also taught Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics in the form of clinical problems and prescription writing. Students learn pharmacology through didactic lectures, tutorials, practical demonstration simulation experiments and role plays. They are regularly assessed by conducting class tests both in theory and practicals. Students interact with the faculty for clarifications.
Post graduate teaching
Post-graduate teaching is through seminars, journal clubs, case-discussion, animal experiments and clinical case discussions. They are also encouraged to participate in undergraduate teaching. They are motivated to participate in various workshops, CMEs and to present papers in conferences.
The faculty are qualified postgraduates with rich experience in teaching and research. They are encouraged to carry out research projects every year. There is a continuous training for the faculty on medical education technology to keep them abreast of the newer technology in teaching. Every faculty also mentors a small group of undergraduate students.
The department has a separate library, measuring 30sq.m with the sitting capacity of 20 members. It has a collection of 130 books, of recent editions. It also has national and international journals.
The departmental museum is a part of central museum having an area of 125sq.m. The drug samples are classified and arranged system wise. There are around 150 drug samples including crude drugs and 60 catalogues which are available for student reference. It is also provided with 42 charts, 12 photographs and also separate section depicting the history of medicine.
The department experimental laboratory, which covers 320 square meters, can accommodate 90 students at a time. There are 15 computers installed The clinical pharmacology and pharmacy laboratory is a 256 square meter facility equipped with advanced equipment’s like Rotarod apparatus, analgesiometer, isolated organ bath, act photometer, electroconvulsiometer,Hebb’s William maze, Spectrophotometer etc.
The Post Graduate Research Centre lab sprawls over 72 square meters and is equipped with a Student Organ Bath, bench kymograph, hot air oven and an incubator, spectrophotometer, Hebb's William's maze, Shuttle box, Open field apparatus, Physiograph, Eddy's hot plate,open fieldapparatus,incubator,centrifuge,etc.