MESSAGE OF HOS

The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established at The University of Faisalabad, Health Sciences Wing in 2005. The School offers degree programs in Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm-D), M.Phil in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics and PhD in Pharmaceutics. All our programs are accredited Pharmacy Council of Pakistan and recognized by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

Our main aim is to equip the students with contemporary knowledge and education through meticulous class work, practical work in laboratories and apprenticeship training. Industrial tours are part of degree programs that help the students comprehend technical manufacturing stages in the production and quality control of pharmaceutical and allied products. We work in close collaboration with public and private sectors.

Multiple job opportunities are available for the graduates in public and private sectors in the fields of teaching, drugs inspection / analysis, drugs manufacturing and marketing.

I encourage you to join our school as a student and learn all the modern tools and skill sets required to become a successful pharmacist. Be a part of our endeavor in forming a more safe, modern and comfortable future for our coming generations by acquiring the knowledge of pharmacy.

Dr. Asra Iftikhar
PhD (Pharmacology)

Vision

To graduate ethical and professional pharmacists committed to serve the community with an advanced pharmacy knowledge, creativity and pioneering research.

Mission

TUF School of Pharmacy in committed to prepare a health caring and community oriented pharmacist who is competent to deal with health and drug related problems of general public in cost effective manner. Guiding principles are personal integrity, respect for humanity and professionalism.

Objectives

Alacrity and competence, the two wheels on which the carriage of modern civilization runs, require rapid recovery and Novel Drug Delivery System to save the host from adverse drug reactions as well as economic repercussions.

TUF School of Pharmacy Ability-Based Outcomes (ABOs) are provision of patient-centered care, population-based caution and promotion of health and wellness in order to apply medical and therapeutic knowledge to pharmacy practice.

About Us

The School offers a range of programs to meet the growing demand for highly skilled pharmacy professionals from undergraduate Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D), to research higher degrees and postgraduate programs in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics.

The Faculty of Pharmacy is committed to life-long learning through continuous professional development providing exceptional professional improvement programs, workshops and training for pharmacists.

The research conducted by students and faculty focuses on drugs and medications. This research reflects the breadth and depth of the questions and issues relevant to modern drug therapy including the role of pharmacists in the health care system, the mechanism of action of novel compounds, drug discovery and delivery, and countless others.

As one of the country’s leading pharmacy education and research precincts, TUF School of Pharmacy offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities such as interactive dispensing and counseling spaces, cutting-edge teaching laboratories, a Pharmacy dedicated branch of the TUF Library and innovative private and group study spaces.

Current research conducted at the Faculty includes formulation and characterization of drug loaded microspheres and formulation development of hydrogels, nanogels, co-crystals, topical gels and development of a cost-effective nanomaterial- based diagnostic tool used to identify different infectious diseases and examination of anti- diabetic activity of different formulations in diabetic patients and leveraging health care databases to examine the effects of drugs on patient’s health and how resources are used, allowing policy-makers to make better decisions about the delivery of health care.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Pharmacy is an emergent field in health care system. It is a multidisciplinary profession and many opportunities are available for the legally qualified and professionally competent personnel. It is mandatory requirement to run the system under the supervision of qualified and registered pharmacists. The following fields have been offered:

  • Hospital Pharmacy Services: Pharmacists are offered services for dispensing and compounding of the medicines, drug procurement, distribution and therapeutic monitoring. They advise rational use of drugs The University of Faisalabad 28 and patient managed care with proper training in the relevant fields. They are also working in Army Hospitals in Pakistan and pharmacy cores outside the country.
  • Industrial Pharmacy: In the manufacturing units, the Pharmacists have to work in procurement of raw material, quality control, production and quality assertion departments for the development of safe and efficacious pharmaceutical products with cost effective approach.
  • University Teaching: This is now- a-days a highly specialized job and needs expertise. The teaching methodology consists of theory, conducting practical and research work during the course of studies.
  • Pharmaceutical Marketing: With a strong knowledge of administration and management skills, the pharmacists have risen to the high profile executives at the country level. They are also working and holding top positions even outside the country. This is a highly paying field which adds to the sales promotion of pharmaceutical products for the generation of foreign exchange. Three courses on Marketing, Management and Quality Management in Pharmaceutics in this program of studies would help to develop a good background to achieve this end.
  • Regulatory Services:The pharmacists are also working in Provincial as well as in Federal Regulatory Departments to maintain stringent control of the quality, pricing, import and export of drugs and raw materials which are used in the pharmaceutical industries.
  • Community Services: Pharmacists are also rendering their services in community pharmacies for handling Extemporaneous and Non Extemporaneous pharmaceutical products. They are relieving the burden on physicians and surgeons. The patients counseling and guidance is also looked after by them. They are also contributing in EPI and emergency services i.e. poison control, etc.
  • Research and Development: It is a very vital field and needs high expertise for the development of drug delivery systems. It is meant for rapid recovery technique, safety of the host and with lesser economic burden on patients. Our physical facilities and faculty are fulfilling the requirements to train such professionals.
  • Drug Information Centers:The rational use of the drugs is need of the time and the pharmacist in this regard can play very vital role by establishing these centers. People sitting in any area of this Global village may share and have an opinion from the experts. This is surely a new venue for E-commerce as well as service to humanity.
  • Drug Testing Laboratories: These are the services rendered by the Pharmacists in Provincial and Federal Drug Testing Labs by analyzing the Drug Samples taken from medical stores, pharmacies and Pharmaceutical industries.
  • Drug Courts: High profile professionals are essential to constitute the Provincial or Federal Drug Courts as technical members for evaluations of cases and recommendations of penalties according to Drug act.
  • Clinical Services: In various Healthcare settings, the Clinical Pharmacists evaluate the efficacious drugs and make sure their rationale use. In this way they minimize /eliminate the medication errors to save the general public from health hazards.

Courses

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School of Pharmacy organized a seminar on “Job Hunting Strategies and Interview Preparation”

Due to escalating cases of dengue fever in Punjab and throughout Pakistan, Dengue Awareness Semi

Orientation and welcome program was conducted for the fresh entrants Fall 2019 in TUF Health Sci

His Excellency Mr Iwan Suyudhie Amri, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia visited TUF on Sep

TUFIANS celebrated the 17th Founder’s Day of the University in a festive manner on October 2,

In continuation of TUF Faculty Development Program, one day workshop on “Communication and Pre


Conferences

The University of Faisalabad brings together its students, educators, researchers and scholars, as well as innovators and entrepreneurs on one forum by conducting numerous conferences throughout the year to promote emerging fields of medical, arts, science and technology midst the institute. At TUF, we ensure inflow of academic excellence along with building national and international stature of the institute by establishing best practices in education, research, infrastructure development, innovation & commercialization and community development. Hence we focus in developing internal capacity and reinforcing our sublime objectives through focused foreign visits, student and faculty exchanges & international consultative seminars and workshops etc.

scholarships/Financial Assistance

Scholarship and Financial Aid

The University of Faisalabad is a well-recognized institution for higher learning in Pakistan. It is the strategy of TUF to invest in the personal, academic and professional growth of students. This investment requires a financial partnership between the university and students. TUF firmly believes that no one should be deprived of getting education merely on the grounds of inability to fulfill the financial requirement. The following various scholarship/financial assistance schemes are available to facilitate on merit and needy/deserving students.

Merit Based Scholarships

Significant number of students earn this category of scholarship every year based on their results. The results are evaluated by the University and the award is announced according to the merit.

Alumni Scholarships

Alumni/ae of TUF is awarded scholarship of 50% waiver in tuition fee for further education at TUF. This is a true depiction as how keen is TUF in attracting its alumni/ae, while upholding and promoting the up straight vision of the university.

Kinship Scholarship

The first, second and third kin of alumni/ae and existing participants (brother, sister, husband, wife, son and daughter) are awarded 10%, 15% and 20% waiver on tuition fee respectively. This award is simply introduced to reduce the financial burden on the parents/guardians.

Outstanding Sportsmen / Women Scholarship

Outstanding sportsmen/women having national color are awarded 100% tuition fee waiver. The award is introduced to invoke and promote the spirit of sport in the youth of Pakistan.

Special Person (Disabled) Scholarship

All certified special students are given 10% waiver in tuition fee. This award has a special importance in promoting the disabled to continue with their academics and pave a way of their success.

Fatima, Zainab and Rafique Scholarships

Fatima, Zainab and Rafique scholarships are awarded to the students who demonstrate academic excellence by achieving marks above 90%, between 87.5% to 89.99% and between 85% to 87.49% respectively at the end of the semester in each degree program.

Scholarship for SOS Village

100% waiver in entire degree fee for all the students from SOS Village is awarded.

Rules Governing Scholarships & Financial Awards

  • a. Fatima, Zainab & Rafiq scholarships are awarded to as many as 10% of the size of the class.
  • b. Scholarship is paid to supplement tuition fee only. All other charges (where applicable) are to be paid by the student.
  • c. A student is eligible for one scholarship only. In case a student is eligible for two or more scholarships, the one with highest amount is awarded and the rest is withdrawn.
  • d. It is mandatory for every scholarship holder to finish his/ her enrolled program in the prescribed minimum duration of the program. No extension of award is provided beyond the standard duration of the course/degree.
  • e. Award of scholarship is withdrawn if:
    • i. Attendance falls below 75%.
    • ii. Student gets “F” grade in any subject.
    • iii. Student is involved in any disciplinary case i.e., involvement in political, unethical and anti state activities etc.
    • iv. The GPA/CGPA falls below the prescribed limit as mentioned in each clause
  • f. However, restrictions at e (I and IV) are removed as soon as the student improves in the forthcoming semester.
  • g. The policy is subject to revision as and when required by the competent authority

Talented students who are financially incapable of meeting cost of education at TUF can avail the financial assistance/ scholarships from the followings:

  • 1. Workers Welfare Fund
  • 2. Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (PEEF) Scholarships
  • 3. Benevolent Fund
  • 4. Fauji Foundation
  • 5. Madinah Foundation

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Student Societies

Student Societies are considered as one of the cardinal features of learning, The University of Faisalabad promotes the participation in variety of physical, intellectual, athletic and recreational activities, and provides students with opportunities to engage in the activities of their choice at various skill levels, providing virtual real-life environments that directly contribute to the development of student leadership amid increased collaboration between the individual club.

  • Religious Society
  • Literary Society
  • Cultural Society
  • Community Services Society
  • Dramatic Society
  • Musical Society
  • Art Society
  • Publication Society
  • Sports Society
  • Blood Donors Society
  • Model United Nation Society
  • Photography Society
  • Adventure Society
  • Student Welfare Society
  • Character Building Society
  • Rehabilitation Society

Hostels


Amna Hall, Khadija Hall, Ayesha Hall, Fatima Hall, Zainab Hall, Ruqaiya Hall, and TUFIANS are hostels having furnished rooms to accommodate more than 1200 students. These halls provide a number of facilities including TV lounges, common rooms, study rooms, Wi-Fi, prayer rooms and kitchens. All students residing in the hostel are expected to conform to rules and regulations framed from time to time.


Cafeteria


Food catering service having a wide range of quality snacks and meals at modest prices is available throughout the day.


Bank


Branches of Habib Metropolitan Bank are opened for facilitating the students and employees of the university in making financial transactions. ATM machines are also installed in the University.


Transport


The university has out-sourced transport to facilitate students in their pick and drop from and to the University.