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Director - School of Pharmacy

Prof. Jagannath Sahoo

Director School of Pharmacy
Prof. Jagannath Sahoo

Opting Pharmacy profession as a career path is highly devotional to serve the society for providing better health since from the inception 2005. 

DIT University - School of Pharmacy is committed for producing competent highly efficient professionals to the nationally and globe. By providing excellent education & hands on practical training while pursuing the course. Our alumni proved their competency in various pharmaceutical fields & currently they are discharging their duties with high standards with excellent professionalism in various high reputed pharmaceutical sectors. Faculty of Pharmacy is having a vibrant, highly experience faculty who are committed to nurture budding pharmacists to competent professionals by utilizing sophisticated infrastructure and state of art laboratories.

DIT University - School of Pharmacy is well positioned to provide quality professional education along with in-depth pharmaceutical knowledge through innovative teaching and learning practice along with novelistic approaches in pharmaceutical research to budding pharmacists.


Vision - We believe that a teacher is person who touches a life forever, creating and moulding a person in a positive way. Our school has made significant inroads in the sphere of pharmaceutical education, research and development which has been achieved by outstanding student participation supported by highly qualified and motivated faculty, and a world-class infrastructure available at the school.

Prof. Sahoo has completed his M. Pharm from Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani and Ph.D (Pharmacy) from Biju Patnaik University of Technology, Odisha and always accelerating students Teaching Learning process with passion. Before Joining DIT University, he worked as Principal. KIET School of Pharmacy, Ghaziabad, Director in Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering & Technology, (Pharmacy) Bareilly, (U.P) & Worked as Vice-Principal (Admin.), Professor and H.O.D. Pharmaceutical Technology in Royal College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Berhampur. He has an overall teaching & research experience of 28 years. He has guided 65 projects for B. Pharm, M. Pharm. and Ph.D,. He has Published around 53 research papers in various journals of National and International repute. He has Filled 15 Patent and Published three books. His research areas of concern are Controlled Release Drug Delivery System, Enhancement of Solubility of Poorly Soluble Drugs, Stability Studies and Formulation Developments.

He holds life membership in various professional bodies like ISTE, APTI, ISTP and 1st President of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Odisha State Branch, member of Editorial Board of Reputed Journals, reviewer of many National and International Journals. Visited various Universities and Institutions in various capacities. He has acted as Convener, Chairman or Member of Organizing Committee of International/ National/ State level / Indian Pharmaceutical Congress/ APTI Conferences. He has acted as mentor in Inspire Programme (Sponsored by DST) and various faculty development Programme.