The Department is primarily engaged in the teaching of crude drugs under the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree (B. Pharm.). The department has initiated research on extraction, isolation and purification and biological evaluation of phyto-chemical.
In the area of research, department is involved in isolation of phyto-constituents, its purification, and evaluation of biological activities by animal models. In the department of Pharmacognosy, herbal and poly herbal formulation were formulated and evaluated for their antidiabetic, antioxidant, antifungal, hepatoprotective etc type of activities.