Department of Pharmacology

Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Bilaspur, CG

About Department :
Introduction :
The Department of Pharmacology came into existence in 2001. The courses provided by the department at present are under graduate courses. There are 5 international and 7 national publications from this department. Work on herbal remedies has been started and the set up for herbal unit is on the process. Pharmacovigilance centre has been set up and various studies related with it is being carried out like Pharmacovigilance in Herbal Drug and Pharmacovigilance in ART.

Department of Pharmacology is actively involved in training 2nd Prof. MBBS, BSc Nursing students in both theoretical as well as practical aspects of pharmacology. The theoretical aspects are supplemented by technological innovations in teaching pharmacology. Practical aspects of pharmacology are covered in traditional extemporaneous pharmacy and prescription writing for common diseases. This is included keeping in view of rational drug use and the implication of pharmacoeconomics.

Besides teaching, students are also trained for detecting, analyzing and reporting Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) as a part of curriculum. The Department is committed to provide best quality and clinically oriented information to MBBS students to make them into rational prescribers.

Infrastructure & Facilities :

Clinical Pharmacy Lab : A well-equipped clinical pharmacy lab with well-trained pharmacist is running by the department. The modern way of teaching to the medical graduates makes it relevant in the present scenario.

Research Lab : A well-equipped Research Lab for carrying out the research in the field of Neuro-pharmacology, Psycho-pharmacology, Cardio-vascular pharmacology and Respiratory pharmacology is recently being established. Instrument available in the Research Lab are:

Name of The Instruments :

Brodi’s operation tables
Chemical Balance - Digital
Cook’s Pole Climbing Apparatus
Digital pH Meter
Edy’s Hot Plate
Electro Convulusiometer
Flame Photometer
Histamine Chamber
Hot Air Oven
Rotarod apparatus

Clinical Pharmacology Lab : A modern Clinical Pharmacology Lab with modern instruments is available to carry out research of drugs in Humans.
Name of Equipment
Ambu Bag and Mask
B.P. Apparatus

Museum : The Department has a well-designed Museum with beautiful glass shelves to display drugs & herbal medicine. A separate section depicting the history of medicine through various charts and photographs of great scientist of all times is present in the gallery of the department.
List of Items
Drug samples: 285
Herbal medicines: 18
Charts: 76
Photographs: 86
History of Medicine charts: 8

Library : A well-stocked library with 143 books of different field. The department is free wifi zone which helps the faculty members and students to get instant access to internet for educational purpose.

Research : The Department is having a thurst for the clinical research. The Department had organized a one day CME programme on Good Clinical Practice (Ethics in Clinical Research) on 4 August, 2018.

ADR Monitoring Centre (AMC) : The tireless effort of Professor (Dr.) Presenjit Raut to establish ADR monitoring centre under Pharmacovigilance Programme of India made the Department of Pharmacology, CIMS Bilaspur in 2019 to start Adverse Drug Reaction monitoring program which of course is second in the state and is also one of the milestone for the Institute. The centre is also receiving the ADR reports from the different hospitals of the states.

Future plans include the setting up of the Drug & Poison Information Centre and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring unit in the hospital under the Department of Pharmacology.

HOD & Faculty Details of Department of Pharmacology

Name Designation Qualification Contact No Email Id
Dr. Presenjit Raut Professor and Head MBBS,
MD (Pharmacology)

Detailed Status of Teaching & Non Teaching Staff.

S. No Particular Link
1  List of Teaching Staff Download PDF File
2  List Non Teaching Staff Download PDF File

About CIMS Bilaspur

Chhattisgarh Institute of Medical Sciences (CIMS), Bilaspur

About Hospital

Hospital is 550 beded and run by unit systems. It is a dietary Hospital. Clinical side rooms (CSR) are available in the ward. All basic and advanced investigations are done in the hospital. It has a central laboratory with three components (Biochemistry, Pathology & Microbiology).

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Admission Procedure

MBBS Programme Admission Procedure Information. : State Quota a candidate must qualify in Medical Entrance Examination Conducted by NTA - National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test - NEET (UG). Thereafter, candidates are called for Online Counseling by DME Chhattisgarh.

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Central Library

CIMS Institute Library is one of the best libraries in CG State & having sufficient number of text books in all subject books reference books, national & foreign journals in each subject & Internet Access Wi-Fi. It has more than 9000 book & Indian & foreign journals available as on date.

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