The Pharmaceutical Chemistry department of the PIPER emphasizes training in the basic and applied chemistry and analysis subjects. Students learn to apply fundamental concepts in these areas to many specialized areas of research in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. Our research is focused into two strategic themes- Drug Discovery and analytical method development and validation for drugs. The Department has a significant output of research is made available as publications in peer reviewed and high impact factor journals. The department is equipped with computer aided drug design lab to facilitate in-Silco designing of drug candidates.