Curriculum | Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Practical | B. Pharmacy

Course: B. Pharmacy 2nd  Semester/ 1st Year
Name of Subject: Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry I – Practical
Subject Code:  BP 208 P
S No. Topic Learning objectives Teaching guidelines Methodology Time


1 Systematic qualitative analysis of unknown organic compounds like


1.     Preliminary test: Color, odour, aliphatic/aromatic compounds, saturation and unsaturation, etc.

2.     Detection  of  elements  like  Nitrogen,  Sulphur  and  Halogen  by Lassaigne’s test

3.     Solubility test

4.     Functional group test like Phenols, Amides/ Urea, Carbohydrates, Amines, Carboxylic acids, Aldehydes and Ketones, Alcohols, Esters, Aromatic and Halogenated Hydrocarbons, Nitro compounds and Anilides.

5.     Melting point/Boiling point of organic compounds

6.     Identification of the unknown compound from the literature using melting point/ boiling point.

7.     Preparation of the derivatives and confirmation of the unknown compound by melting point/ boiling point.

8.             Minimum 5 unknown organic compounds to be analysed systematically.

At the end of the practical the student should be able to explain correct use of various equipments & Safety measures in Pharmaceutical Chemistry laboratory.



2.Calibration of thermometer in technically correct way.


identify the unknown organic sample




In the end of the practical the student should be able to explain significance of qualitative Analysis of organic compounds & synthesis of derivatives.

Identification Test For Organic Compounds-

Sodium extract preparation

Physical properties

Solubility And Functional Group Tests

Solubility and Functional Group Tests

Brillstein Test for Halides

Lucas Test for Alcohols

Chromic Acid Test for Alcohols

Bromination Test for Alkenes

Potassium Permanganate Test for Alkenes









Practical Demonstration of working of various instruments in the laboratory.

4 hrs/week
2 Preparation of suitable solid derivatives from organic compounds Explain how to synthesize different organic compounds along with reaction Mechanism. Synthesis by single and multiple step reactions. Instructive 4 hrs/week
3 Construction of molecular models Explain the structure of various compounds. Concept of stereomodels Demonstartion of isomerism with the help of stereomodels


4hrs /week