About the profession :
Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of for human and animal consumption. The word derives from the Greek meaning “Drug” or “Medicine”
The scope of Pharmacy practice includes traditional roles and how advanced into industrial compounding formulations, stabiles, strong, legalizes & distribution and safe & effective dispensing of medications and it also includes modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety & eificacy, providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. in the coming decades, Pharmacists are expected to become integral part of health care system, rather than simply dispensing medication, pharmacists are increasingly expected to be compensated for their patient care skills.
The Course :
Master Of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) is offered as Post graduate course after completion of B.Pharm degree. M.Pharm course is normally 2 years duration (or) 4 semesters. The course focuses on specialization in the field of pharmacy. M.Pharm is offered in 3 branches.
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical analysis
Phamalcology : it is the study of drugs,ancl medicines, what they do for the body and importantly want the body does to the drugs.
Pharmaceutics: Pharmaceuticals is related to the study of substance used in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and for restoring, correcting or modifying organic functions.
Pharmaceutics is the science of drug delivery.it is much more than a single area of science. it enco-mpasses a spectrum of diverse scientific disciplines.The domain of research extends from fundamental Studies of the Physico Chemical Properties of drugs and related molecules to dosage forms and delivery systems, including investigations of the mechanisms of various physiological processes which impact on the delivery of therapeutic effectiveness. The Complexity size of drug molecules and problems in their delivery have grown,providing new expanded challenges of Pharmaceutical scientists.
Pharmaceutical analysis:
Pharmaceutical analysis provides information on the identification purity, content and stability of starting materials, excepients and active pharmaceutical ingredients, formulations, Q.C., Q.A., B.A., B.E.& R&D Studies.
Pharmaceutical analysis is an ideal choice for those Pharmaceutical are willing to pursue their careers in drug development, R & D and Drug regulatory affairs.
Eligibility :
Bachelor degree holders in Pharmacy (4 years) after lO + 2 Candidates should be qualified in GPAT (or) PGCET (or) any other equivalent entrance exam conducted by state govt and or B.Pharm with 50% marks in aggregate.
Personal Qualities:
in order to be a successful pharmacist, One must have a liking for life sciences and medicines. An ability to put hard work, strong logical thinking, a sense of responsibility, patient counseling skills and some of the qualities needed for pharmacist strong analytical abilities and strong academic foundations are needed in the field of research,. Pharmacists need to have business skills together with good product knowledge.
Scope of Master of Pharmacy :
Masters in pharmacy has in different fields. By recent field report M.Pharm in pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmaceutical analysis are most valuable, well established and important. Pharmaceutics is unique subject which deals with discovery, formulations and stability studies etc., so scope is clear. A person with pharmacology can enter in preclinical and clinical areas. Pharmaceutical analysis is another important line where one can go for quality assurance, quality control etc; drug regulatory areas and has bright scope.
Why to Choose St.Mary’s:
Purposeful education, Career oriented course. lucid theoretical dncl practical eldbordtions,committed faculty‘8£ students, holistic Inputs. matching the students of crème-de-la-crème are someof the hallmarks of SMGG.
Over three decades of academic excellence in educational field.
As an aii Ilndia instutition, the students of St.Mary’s Group of institutions represent more than 10 different lntlian States in various disciplines.
The aiumni of SIMS through outthe iength and breadth of the lndid and abroad, in the coridors  and portals oi premier instutitions and ‘companies. are bringing constant iaurels for institute.
The Institution :
St. Mary’s Group of Institutions Guntur was established in 2007 as a private, self-financing institution in a rural setting in Andhra Pradesh. The institution was established with the noble idea of imparting technical education and skills to the rural students.
Faculty List:


S. No Faculty Name Designation Photograph
1 Dr P Venkateswara Rao Principal
2 Mr B Nagendra babu Assoc. Professor
3 Ms K Naga Rani Assoc. Professor
4 Mr P Raman Kumar Assoc. Professor
5 Mr M Shyamvardhan Assoc. Professor
6 Mr P Vinod Asst. Professor
7 Mrs Y Bounty Asst. Professor
8 Ms M Ratnam Asst. Professor
9 Ms K Tejaswi Asst. Professor
10 Ms M Soumya Devi Asst. Professor
11 Ms A Kavitha Asst. Professor
12 Mr V Chaitanya Asst. Professor
13 Ms K Roja Asst. Professor
14 Mrs P Sindhu Asst. Professor
15 Ms G Anusha Asst. Professor
16 Mr P Ravi Sanker Asst. Professor
17 Mr P Mallikarjuna Rao Asst. Professor
18 Mr S Bikshalu Asst. Professor
19 Mr S Mallikarjun Asst. Professor
20 Mrs G Jessica Asst. Professor
21 Mr T Anand Asst. Professor
22 Mr T Ramachari Asst. Professor
23 B Aneesh Babu Asst. Professor