The Department of Pharmacognosy keep abreast rapid developments in the knowledge and utilization of medicinal plants.

Department of Pharmacognosy provides information about the principles and procedures used in the identification, authentication and extraction, isolation of active constituents by chromatographic techniques, purification and development of herbal formulations and assay methods for the isolated constituents. Maharishi Arvind Institute of Pharmacy has well developed herbal garden.

Major Equipments: Microscope (Compound), Binocular Microscope, Digital Balance, Hot air oven, Vacuum rotator evaporator, Muffle Furnace, Laminar Airflow Bench, Column Chromatography, Colorimeter, Microtome.