Saturday, June 22, 2013

About YSPM's Yashoda Technical Campus, College of Pharmacy, Satara

YSPM's Yashoda Technical Campus, College of Pharmacy, Wadhe Phata, Satara

Yashoda Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Satara (YSPM) education trust was established in 2009, under the efficient and vibrant leadership of Founder President, Hon. Prof. Dasharath Sagare. YTC, Satara has been founded mainly by teachers who feel and believe that value-based quality education is the key to success. The educational programmes offered cover a wide spectrum of professional opportunities in various fields of Engineering and Technology. During the last two years YTC, Satara has developed into an Institute of international standards and repute. YTC, Satara is constantly engaged in inspiring and motivating thousands of students to develop A Winner's Attitude by making them 'Physically strong, mentally alert, intellectually sharp and spiritually elevated'.

About College of Pharmacy:
College of Pharmacy (Porch)
Faculty of pharmacy has a spacious building with built up area of 4500 sq.m and have adequate number of classrooms, tutorial rooms and laboratories for smooth running of D. Pharm, B. Pharm. and M. pharm. courses. The laboratories include Pharmaceutics lab, Pharmaceutical Chemistry lab, Pharmacognosy lab, Anatomy Physiology & Health Education lab, Biotechnology and Microbiology lab, Pharmacology lab, Pharmaceutical Analysis lab, PG Research lab etc. The laboratories are modernized and well equipped to cater the practical training requirements of pharmacy courses. The laboratories house many sophisticated instruments like UV visible spectrophotometer, HPLC system, Rheometer, Brookfield Viscometer, Six Stage Dissolution Apparatus, Stability Chamber, K. F. Apparatus, Refrigerated centriguge, Microcentrifuge etc. The classrooms are well-ventilated and spacious equipped with appropriate teaching aids. Special coaching sessions are conducted in the tutorial rooms. The medicinal plant garden has various species of medicinal plants. The museum displays various allopathic and ayurvedic dosage forms and formulations in pharmacy field along with information about career opportunities after pharmacy course, novel drug delivery system, medical devices, modern analytical techniques etc. The college also consists of a seminar hall for conduction of workshops, seminars, guest lectures and various cultural activities. The computer lab has internet facility with bandwidth of 12 Mbps.

Class Room
Tutorial Room

Pharmaceutics Lab
Pharmaceutical Chemistry Lab

APHE & Pharmacology Lab

Pharmacognosy Lab
Computer Lab
Medicinal Plant Garden
Pharmacy Museum
Pharmacy Museum II
Seminar Hall

Along with boys and girls hostel, YTC provides bus as well as canteen facility. College also has a Central Library and e-Library. The Central Library consists of adequate books and volumes along with various national and international journals. In order to strengthen the vocabulary, individual coaching is provided to the students in the Language Lab. Taking into consideration the interest of the students towards sports, college also fulfills the indoor and outdoor sports necessities including a 'Gym'.

Central Library
Language Library
College Bus
Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel

Training & Placement:
Training & Placement cell is playing a vital role in imparting the knowledge and interaction of students with various well known personalities from academia and industries through guest lectures, seminars and workshops. The cell has organized various guest lectures, seminars and workshops for the students in this academic year.

Mr. S. M. Patil, Manager, Eisai Clinical Research, Singapore, highlighting
on the topic "Job Opportunities in Clinical Research" (6th Oct. 2012)

A talk on " Pharma Superpower 2020" by Dr. M. D. Burande,
Principal, Siddhant College of Pharmacy, Pune (15th Oct. 2012)

Academic Achievements:
Faculty of Pharmacy has an excellent academic record in University/ M.S. B. T. E. examinations. Two students of B. Pharm secured position in University rank. 

Miss. Komal Nalawade stood 1st in college (2011-12, D. Pharm. Sem. I)

Miss. Sanjana Sawakhande stood 2nd in Shivaji University, Kolhapur (2011-12, B. Pharm. Sem. I)
Mr. Prasad Dhane stood 6th in Shivaji University, Kolhapur (2012-13, B. Pharm. Sem I)
Co-curricular & Extracurricular Activities

College arranges number of workshops and seminars for the awareness and academic growth of the students along with their overall development during the academic session. Industrial visits as a part of industry-institute interaction play a vital role in giving exposure to the students enrolled for professional and industry oriented programs in institution. Keeping in view this aspect, campus organizes industrial visit for the students every year.  The college organizes annual event like “Yashoda Pharmafest”-A state level poster presentation competition- where students of different pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra State participate (For details refer section 'Yashoda Pharmafest 2013' on sidebar). This event encourages students to realize their potential and share their knowledge with the students of other colleges. They also help students to explore different facets of pharmaceutical technology. 

A visit to SDS Nutraceuticals, Tasawade, Karad
A workshop on "Foundation Course in Biotechnology"
by Dr. C. G. Kulkarni of Govt. College of Pharmacy, Karad.
College offers ample opportunity to nurture all kinds of talent in student. There are exceptional recreation facilities for sports including gymnasium, court for volleyball, kho-kho, cricket, football etc. The cultural activities for students are coordinated by  cultural activity committee. The annual cultural festival “Yashotsav” is organized in the month of January, every year (Refer 'YASHOTSAV 2013' section on sidebar). It sets a unique platform for the students to reveal their hidden talent. Students of all classes of D. Pharm., B. Pharm. and M. Pharm. course compete in various events like dance, drama, fine arts, music and many more. Social activities like health awareness camps, blood donation camps, aadhar card enrollment camp, patient counseling etc. are also carried out with great enthusiasm. In order to eliminate the stress and gain the peace of mind, “Art of Living” course is also conducted for the students.

Aadhar enrollment camp at the college
Medicines Awareness Camp at Deur, Tal- Koregaon, Dist- Satara

Medicines Awareness Camp at Deur, Tal- Koregaon, Dist- Satara

Students at "Art of Living" session
Courses & Eligibility
Sr. No.
D. Pharm.
12th Science passed
B. Pharm.
12th Science passed with 45% marks in PCM/PCB ( 40 % marks for reserved category students) & a valid MT-CET score
Direct second year B. Pharm.
D. Pharm. with 45% marks in D. Pharm. ( 40 % marks for reserved category students)
M. Pharm.
B. Pharm. with 50% marks & a valid GPAT score or non zero MAH-MPH-CET score



Yashoda Technical Campus, College of Pharmacy, Satara, is the nearest pharmacy college in the city, located at a distance of 5.7 Km from the Satara Bus Station. It takes only 8 min to reach the college by a two or four wheeler.

Boys & Girls Hostel
The boys hostel is located 2.7 Km away from the college, near Hotel Pranjali along the NH-4. The girls hostel is located in the Yashodanagar, near Bombay Restaurant (5.2 Km from the college)