Velammal Medical College - Pharmacology

The Department of Pharmacology enriches the students with the knowledge of drugs and their usage. Pharmacology is one of the basic subjects in the medical curriculum. It deals with various aspects of drugs: their sources, dosage forms, effects, adverse effects, indications and contraindications. It also deals with animal experiments, development of new drugs and ethical conduct of clinical trials.

Dr.Rajkishore Mahato

Professor, Pharmacology


To be the leading department in research and training of UG and PG medical students in the fields of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics.

To be a centre of excellence in training and research.


To prepare exceptional students for productive and successful careers as clinicians, in society, in academia, in research and in pharmaceutical industry.

To provide quality education in pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics that effectively integrates critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills.

To inculcate in medical students the habit of practicing rational use of drugs and the culture of observing and reporting adverse drug reactions.

Our Facilities

Departmental museum

Well equipped Laboratory for UG students

Research Laboratory

Two demonstration rooms with 75 seating capacity each

Departmental Library/Seminar Hall

Central Animal House

Our Services

Pharmacovigilance : We are actively participating in the Pharmacovigilance Programme of India(PvPI) by regularly sending reports of adverse drug reactions that we come across in our hospital.

Our Doctors Details

Our department have a very good expert team of doctors.