*One boy's hostel and one girl's hostel available 72K per year. *outside the college PGs also available. Compare to hostel PGs are costly. *Canteen food cost is almost similar to outside the college. *Classrooms, labs etc. All are excellent. Wifi, parking facility also available
The concept of the library is undergoing a metamorphosis. Beyond books and journals, the library today has to be the repository of information which should be available to the stake holders at anytime, anywhere. JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore is working towards this concept. Among the features of the present library are
The Library with the objective of “Providing the right information for the right user at the right time” is committed to excellence in service and is a learning centre for the students and staff.
The college has well equipped laboratories in basic sciences and pharmacy so that students can understand effectively, what they have learnt in the classrooms. Experiments are designed so that the basic concepts are well understood by the students. Advanced experiments in the laboratories, help the students to get an insight into the new frontiers of pharmacy and allied sciences.
The computer laboratory of the college is well equipped with the latest computers (cyrix-II and pentiums). It has ten computers with CD ROM drives and inkjet printers. The laboratory is exclusively used by the I B.Pharm and I Pharm.D students for their computer learning. The ratio of computers to students is 1:2. The staff and PG students also use the facilities for their academic work. Some in-house programmes are also being developed for the benefit of students and staff.
Equipment and instruments
The college machine room has various machines used in the pharmaceutical industries at different stages of production, quality control and packing. Tabletting machines, coating and polishing pans, bottle filling machines, and Q.C.instruments like friability tester, DT and Dissolution test apparatus, deep freezer (upto 200C), are the important ones, apart from other modern and sophisticated machines and instruments to update the facilities.
Important equipments and instruments added include colorimeters, single pan balance, pH meters, refractometer, conductivity meter, BOD incubator, tabletting machine tray drier, laminar flow unit, photo fluorimeter, digital flame photometer, nephelometer, digital potentiometer, colony counter, convulsiometer, analgesiometer, histometer, Karl Fischer titration assembly CL-59, U.V-Visible spectrophotometer, HPLC (schimadzu) with U.V.-Florescence detector. Recently added instruments are HPLC 2010, Gas chromatograph 2014.
General equipments purchased for the office use include Nelcoplain paper copier, network electronic typewriter, gestener electronic stencil cutter, modi xerox, water coolers and refrigerators. A computer room with PCs is setup since May 1993, for office purpose.
The institution has well equipped research lab with equipments and Instruments like HPLC 2010, Gas chromatograph 2014, Shimadzu HPLC, Shimadzu UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Electrolab six basket dissolution apparatus with Autosampler, Brooke field’s Viscometer, Research centrifuge, Electrolab Tap Density Tester, Shimadzu high sensitivity digital balance, Gel electrophoresis, Rotary tablet press, Colloid mill, Fluidised Bed Drier, Planetary Mixer, computers etc.
Eminent persons in the field of Pharmacy drawn from industry, Drugs Control department, teaching profession and hospitals, visit the college and address the students and staff on important topics in the profession. Guest lectures arranged by scholarly and experienced persons help the students and staff to update their knowledge.
Department of Clinical Pharmacy as a part of M.Pharm (Pharmacy Practice) PG teaching and training site was started at JSS Medical College Hospital in April 1999.
Clinical pharmacy services now offered in JSS hospital, which include ward round participation, treatment chart review and patient counseling. Establishment of a drug information and consultancy service for all prescribers, development of parenteral drug administration guidelines, the introduction of an adverse drug reaction reporting system, development of antibiotic guidelines, preparation & distribution of educational publications and newsletters of drug and prescribing information are some of the significant achievement to date.
Pharmacy practice postgraduate students & Pharm.D. students participate in all activities including ward rounds, treatment chart review, drug information and patient counselling.
Research and publications
Need oriented projects of national importance are carried out by M.Pharm and Ph.D. students. Some of the areas include essential drugs, traditional medicine, pharmacokinetics, industrial pharmacy etc.
Staff and students are encouraged to present their research findings in seminars/conferences and publish the same in national and international journals. Several publications of the college have received the best article awards.
Industrial tour & industrial training
Industrial tour is organised for Final B.Pharm students, to visit various pharmaceutical industries in and around Karnataka, to get an orientation to the pharmaceutical industries. Industrial training is arranged for desirous students. About 20 Pharmaceutical industries in the State & outside are involved in the training of our students.