|Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences|
The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UVAS is an effort to materialize the vision of provision of quality Pharmacy education in Pakistan. The education system at IPS is not only sensitive to the local needs of Pakistan but lives up to the international standards so that the students passing out from IPS contribute to the modern developments in the profession through research, practice and education.
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences is a new addition to the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. To meet the human resource need of the country in the areas of Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Microbiology and Molecular Biology a comprehensive course is designed for award of M.Phil degree in Pharmaceutics. This course covers all the topics recommended by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan and Higher Education Commission in addition to many new courses which will be offered from time to time. The faculty of Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences includes personnel with diverse practical experience including industrial pharmacy, pharmacy practice and regulatory affairs. Pharmaceutical industry, hospital and retail pharmacies constitute the major portion of the application of pharmaceutical sciences in the country and the personnel developed in the diverse area of pharmaceutics shall cover the national needs related to all these areas.
The Bioequivalence Study Center of IPS holds a great opportunity for the scientists working on the bioequivalence and kinetic studies. With immense efforts from the team and leadership of IPS BeSt is in process for registration with Ministry of Health.
The main research interests of the Institute include Biopharmaceutics and Bioequivalence studies, Pharmacy practice and application of molecular biology and biotechnology in Pharmacy thereby equipping the postgraduates with skills to analyze the health care needs of the country developing their research skills to benefit the common man as well as the pharmaceutical and public sectors of Pakistan.
intstitute of Pharmaceutical Sciences also deals with the academic affairs of the students in the following degree programs: