The topics will be taught with special reference to their Pharmaceutical Applications. The quantitative and qualitative analysis of drugs and drug products utilizing the instrumental techniques and titrimetric techniques.

Spectroscopic Methods

Theory, Instrumentation and Pharmaceutical Applications of the following Spectroscopic Methods:

  1. Atomic Absorption and Emission Spectroscopy
  2. Molecular Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  3. Flame Photometry
  4. R. Spectroscopy
  5. Mass Spectroscopy
  6. NMR Spectroscopy
  7. V./Visible Spectroscopy

Chromatographic Methods

Column Chromatography, Thin Layer Chromatography, Gas Liquid Chromatography, HPLC, LCMS, GCMS, Capillary Electrophoresis


Practical of the subject shall be designed from time to time on the basis of the above mentioned theoretical topics and availability of the requirements, e.g. determination of the purity and composition of the unknown drugs by using at least each of the above techniques. (A minimum of 10 practicals will be conducted).