The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences under Sushruta School of Medical and Paramedical Sciences started its journey from August 2010 with the introduction of four years (eight semesters) Bachelor Degree course in Pharmacy (B. Pharm). The primary objective of the Department is to develop programs relevant to current global standards and challenges of pharmaceutical education and research in order to provide trained technical manpower in the field of Pharmacy primarily for the Southern Part of North East India.
The Department started functioning with full-fledged B. Pharm course from the academic session 2011-12. In due course of time, the Department will also introduce Post Graduate and Ph.D courses. The mission of the Department is to produce high quality Pharmacy professionals to meet the demand of accelerating pharmaceutical industry in Assam in particular and India in general in the field of drug manufacturing, development, regulation, quality control, analysis, distribution, marketing etc. The Department envisages in becoming the nodal center for the development of Pharmaceutical sciences in the Southern part of North Eastern Region of India by initiating the research and development activities to tap the enormous potential of this region which are yet in unexplored state.