Director CoE, BNPL

Sayeed Ahmad

M. Pharm., Ph.D

Director, Centre of Excellence in Unani Medicine

(Pharmacognosy & Pharmacology)

Head : Department of Food Technology, SIST Placement Officer, SPER

Professor of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Incharge : Bioactive Natural Product Laboratory
School of Pharmaceutical Education & Research

(Rank 1 Pharmacy Institute of India, NIRF 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021)


Message from the Vice Chancellor

Prof (Dr.) M. Afshar Alam

Vice Chancellor

Jamia Hamdard

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE (CoE) IN UNANI MEDICINE (Pharmacognosy and Pharmacology), Bioactive Natural Product Laboratory (BNPL) carries forward the vision of founder Chancellor Janab Hakeem Abdul Hameed of infusing state of the art research in the field of traditional medicine esp. Unani Medicine by utilizing modern concepts of Drug Development from pharmaceutical sciences.

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About Us


Established in 1989, Jamia Hamdard (JH) “The Institute of Eminence” Declared by Govt of India,is an institution for higher education, located in New Delhi, India. It is a partially Government-funded Deemed to be University primarily known for its Pharmacy, Medicine and Engineering programs.

About Sper

School of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (SPER) is one of the oldest and most reputed Pharmacy Institute of India and Ranked #1 amongst the Pharmacy Schools of country (NIRF 2019, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India). Currently, the school offers post graduate and PhD programs in all major branches of pharmaceutical sciences

About CoE / BNPL

Department of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry is one of the premier departments of the School and is supported with the FIST of DST and the SAP-II grants of UGC, Govt. of India. The CoE in Unani Medicine, Bioactive Natural Products Laboratory (BNPL) is a well-equipped state of the art laboratory, promoting research