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Prof. A. Sajeli Begum

Professor and Head
Department of Pharmacy
Contact Details 
Phone: 040-66303578
About the Faculty
Academic Qualification
  • Ph.D. (Medicinal Chemistry) from Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. (2005)
  • M. Pharmacy (Pharm. Chem.) from I.I.T. (BHU), Varanasi (2001) 
  • B. Pharmacy from The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai (1999)
  Professional Experience



Name of the Institute/University


Since June 2021

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana State

Associate Professor

Jan 2015 – May 2021

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana State

Assistant Professor

 May 2010 – Jan 2015

BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Hyderabad, Telangana State

Assistant Professor

Nov –2005 to May 2010

IIT-Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi


Aug-2005 to Nov-2005

Institute of Foreign Trade & Management, U.P. Technical University, Moradabad, U.P.

Academic and Administrative Experience:
  • Acting as Head of the Department of Pharmacy since Aug 2019     
  • Acted as “Doctoral Research Committee” Convener during 2011 – 2015     
  • Acted as Nucleus member of “Sponsored Research and Consultancy Division” 2010-2019     
  • Acted as Convener of “Departmental Committee for Academics” 2018-2019     
  • Acted as “Purchase committee member” of BITS 2018-2020     
  • Acted as “Discipline Committee member” of BITS 2018-2019     
  • Senate Member of BITS-Pilani University since 2015     
  • Member of Institute Hygiene Committee     
  • Guided M. Pharm dissertations and B. Pharm theses
  • Guided several lab and study oriented projects for First and Higher degree students
Awards and Fellowships

  • ·         International Travel Award funded by Nectar Therapeutics Private Ltd., 2019
  •          Awardee of INSA Visiting Fellowship 2008.
  • ·         Awardee of DAAD- Short Term Fellowship 2004, Germany (University of Tuebingen).
  • ·         Awardee of Best oral presentation award in Indian Pharmaceutical Congress-2003, Chennai. (P' cog & Phytochem.)
  • ·         Recipient of CSIR – Senior Research Fellowship for doing Ph. D.
  • ·         Recipient UGC Fellowship for doing M. Pharmacy

Membership in Professional bodies

  • Fellow of Indian Chemical Society, Kolkata, India – Fellowship No. F/7349
  • Life member of Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA) – (IPGA/LM/1312)
  • Life member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India -  (UP/LM – 077)
  • Member of Society for Ethnopharmacology – (SFE/18/I-1279)
  • Member of Indian Phytopathological Society 
  • Member of International Cytokine and Interferon Society - ID1299024




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