The Department emphasizes excellence in teaching and research. Teaching system at BITS is innovative, non-conventional and highly application-oriented with evaluation components being open/closed book tests, quiz, assignments, seminars, projects and end of the semester comprehensive examination. This kind of continuous evaluation provides an immediate feedback to the teachers regarding the student’s performance and their progress. It also provides students an opportunity to assess themselves. The academic flexibility offers the student an opportunity to choose elective courses as per the needs of their future career objectives. The students are permitted to do open-ended laboratory-oriented projects and study-oriented projects even at First degree level. Special emphasis is given in the use of computers and operation of sophisticated laboratory equipment. Some core subjects like mathematics, physics, chemistry, engineering graphics and workshop practice, electrical sciences, computer programming, economics, management. Social sciences and languages are also common with other engineering and science degree programmes to provide a broad based education. At M.Pharm. level special courses like quality assurance and regulatory affairs, pharmacokinetics and clinical pharmacy, molecular biology and immunology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, etc., are offered.