Dr KB Koteshwara


Date of Joining : 28.05.2007

Department of Pharmaceutics


    KB Koteshwara is an approved guide for PG and PhD students.


    • Plans new research projects and applies the same to various funding agencies like DST, AICTE etc.
    • Is in charge of PG lab.


Subject Semester / Year
Pharmaceutics (Theory) First Year PharmD
Pharmaceutics (Practical) First Year PharmD
Pharmaceutical Formulations (Theory) Third Year PharmD
Pharmaceutical Formulations (Practical) Third Year PharmD
Novel Drug Delivery Systems (Theory) BPharm Sem-VII
Advanced Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics MPharm Pharmaceutics & MPharm Industrial Pharmacy Sem-II
Pharmaceutics Practical I MPharm Industrial Pharmacy Sem-I
Pharmaceutics Practical II MPharm Industrial Pharmacy Sem-II


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Industrial Chemistry Kuvempu University 2007
DCA (Diploma in Computer applications) Computer Science Manipal Institute of Computer Education of Academy of General Education, Manipal 1992
MPharm (Master of Pharmacy) Science, Pharmaceutics Mangalore University 1992
BSc (Bachelor of science) Mysore University 1983


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCOPS, Manipal Professor September 2012
MCOPS, Manipal Associate Professor May 2007 - September 2012
National College of Pharmacy, Shimoga, Karnataka Senior Lecturer Teaching, Research, Administration February 2002 - May 2007
Farooqia College of Pharmacy, Mysore, Karnataka Assistant Professor, Principal Teaching, Research, Administration October 1993 - February 2002
National College of Pharmacy, Shimoga, Karnataka Lecturer Teaching, Research, Administration January 1993 - October 1993
JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore, Karnataka Lecturer January 1988 - May 1990


Area of Interest

Teaching, Research, Administration

Area of Expertise

Pharmaceutical Sciences, Usage of Computers, Software for Pharmaceutical Sciences

Area of Research

Formulation and Development, Nanoparticulate drug delivery

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Membership
  • Life Member of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, 2004.
  • Life Member of Association Community Pharmacists of India, 2008.

Reviewer/member of editorial board for the journals

  • “Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical education and research”  published by APTI, India.
  • “Indian drugs” published by IPA
  • “Current Drug Delivery” published by Bentham Science Publishers.
  • “Current Drug Therapy” published by Bentham Science Publishers.
  • “Infectious Disorders – Drug targets” published by Bentham Science Publishers.
  • “Recent Patents on Drug Delivery and” published by Bentham Science Publishers.
  • Editorial board “Research Reviews-Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacuetical Sciences” published by Bentham Science Publishers.

Preparation of Nanoforulation of Triphala Extract and Evaluation of it’s in vitro antioxidant and Cytotoxic Potential

S. Shreedhara Sowmya S Dhirendra B. Sanghai Kranti P. Musmade

Int. J. Pharm. PhytoPharm. Res., 3(4), 300-305

Preparation and characterization of nanosuspension of Tamoxifen citrate for intra venous administration in drug resistance breast cancer cells

Mahe Talat Pooja Upadhyay Prabha Omray O N Srivastava

Adv. Sci. Lett. 2014, 20, 1483-1489

Formulation, Characterization and In Vivo Evaluation of Self-Nanoemulsifying Drug Delivery System for Oral Delivery of Valsartan

Chopra M Nayak UY Gurram AK Reddy MS

Current Nanosci. 2014; 10(2): 263-270

Formulation and characterization of nanosuspensions of BCS class II and IV drugs by combinative method

Zenab Attari Sunethra Kalvakuntla M Sreenivasa Reddy Mangesh Deshpand C Mallikarjuna Rao

J Exp. Nanosci. 2016, 11(4), 276-288

Preparation and characterization of Nanosuspension of Aprepitant by H96 Process

Sunetra Kalvakuntla Mangesh Deshpande Zenab Attari

Adv. Pharm. Bull. 2016, 6(1), 83-90.

Enteric coated capsules of eprosartan mesylate withpH-modifier for augmenting the dissolution

Damodaram Atmakuri Zenab Attari Girish Pai

Int. J. Res. Pharm. Sci. 2016, 7(1), 34-38.

Validation of sensitive and robust reversed phase-HPLC method for determination of temozolomide

Zenab Attari Lalit Kumar C Mallikarjuna Rao

Lat. Am. J. Pharm. 2016, 35(1): 967-971.

Studies on Enhancing Bioavailability of Eprosartan Mesylate by Micro pH Environment Method

Atmakuri Damodaram

PG project (2014)

Mucoadhesive Gel Formulation Studies for Sumartriptan Succinate

Ashutosh Kumar Yadav

PG project (2015)

Formulation and In-Vitro Evaluation of an Immediate Release Dosage Form of an Anti-Hyperglycemic Agent

Fernandes Athina Severina

PG project (2015)

Formulation and Evaluation of Esomeprazole Magnesium Delayed Release Capsules

Satyasai Nadipally

PG project (2015)

Process Performance Qualification of Antibiotic Tablets

Suaris Leslien Lawrance

PG project (2015)

Development of Continuous Process for Iron Formulations

Ramesh Babu K

PG project (2016)

Studies On Hydrogel Loaded Microsponge Entrapped Anti-Inflammatory Drug

Guntaka Srilakshmi

PG project (2016)

Formulation And Optimization of an Immediate Release Tablets of An Anti-Cnvulsant Drug

Prashansha Mullick

PG project (2016)