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Dr. Anand Kumar Srivastava
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology IIT BHU
Area of Interest: 

Designation: Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics


B.Sc (1974):                  Allahabad University, Allahabad
B. Pharm. (1979):         Department of Pharmaceutics, IT-BHU , Varanasi
M. Pharm. (1981):         Department of Pharmaceutics, IT-BHU , Varanasi

Professional Experience:
Industrial : 1 Year+
Teaching : 35 Years
Research: 33 Years

Course Taught:

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Physical Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Jurisprudence
  • Dosage Formulation design
  • Quality assurance
  • Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Management
  • Dispensing and Hospital Pharmacy 


  • Biopharmaceutics
  • Advanced Biopharmaceutics
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmacokinetics

Ph D:

  • Advanced Pharmaceutics
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Development of oral drug delivery systems
  • Development of nanoparticulate drug delivery systems
  • Development of newer dosage form viz. Buccal, Transdermal etc.

Chapter(s) In Book:
Shubhini A. Saraf, A.K. Srivastava, Gyanendra Singh, (2012) Niosome based delivery of an Antitubercular drug Development and Characterization, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN-13: 978-3-659-15777-6, ISBN-10: 3659157775,EAN: 9783659157776

Papers Published (National & International):

List of Publication

  • Antony Deva Punitha, Anand Kumar Srivastava. A Review on CNS Targeting. Ind° America Journal of Pharmaceutical Research., 3,4179-4191(2013.)
  • Sanjay Kumar Singh, Pararneswara Rao Vuddanda,Sanjay Singh and Anand Kumar Srivastava. BioMed Research International.,June 2013.
  • Prashant Shukla, Anand Kumar Srivastava. Different fabrication processes and polyrner blend for sustained release matrix tablet of high water soluble drug (Metoprolol Succinate) : And in-vitro evaluation. Pharma. tech., Vol.2012, Issue 2.
  • Beuty Behera. Sai S. Sagiri, Kunal Pal, Anand Srivarstava. Modulating the physical properties of sunflower oil and sorbitan monopalmitate based Organogels. J. Apll. Polymer, 1-10 (2012)
  • T.P. Chaturvedi, R. Srivastava, A.K. Srivastava, V. Gupta and P.K. Verma. Evaluation of metronidazole nanofibres in patients with chronic periodentitis – a Clinical study. JPHI, 108-112, (2012).
  • T.P. Chaturvedi, R. Srivastava, A.K. Srivastava, V. Gupta and P.K. Verma. Evaluation of Doxycycline nanofibres in patients with chronic periodentitis – a Clinical study.(In Pess)
  • Kiran Yadav, Deepak Yadav and A.K. Srivastava. Evaluation of hydrophilic, hydrophobic and waxy matrix excipients for sustained release tablets of Venlaflaxine hydrochloride.Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy. (2012).
  • Aditi Das, Saurabh Wadhwa and A.K. Srivastava. Cross linked guar gum hydrogel discs for colon specific delivery of ibuprofen: Formulation and in-vitro evaluation. Drug Delivery, 13, 139-142 (2006).
  • A.K. Srivastava, D.N. Ridhukar and S.Wadhwa. Floating microspheres of cimetidine: Formulation, characterization and in vitro evaluation. Acta Pharm. 55, 277-285, (2005).
  • K. Venkatesh Kumar, A.K. Srivastava, A.s. Rai, A. Dharamsi and A. Vijaykumar. Formulation and Evaluation of nalidixic acid-PEG 6000 – Surfactant Systems. Indian J. Pharm. Sci. 67(3), 315-318 (2008).
  • A.K. Srivastava, Saurabh Wadhwa, D. Ridhukar, and B. Mishra. Oral sustained delivery of atenolol from floating matrix tablets- Formulation and in vitro evaluation. Drug Dev. Ind. Pharm. 31, 377-384, (2005).
  • Venkateskumar k., Srivastava, A. K., Rai, A. S., Dharamsi, a. And Vijaykumar, A. Formulation and evaluation of nalidixic acid-dextrin-surfactant system. Indian Drugs, 41(12), 726-729, (2004).
  •  M. Khosa, S. Singh, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Preparation and Evaluation of flurbiprofen loaded ethylcellulose microspheres. Biol. Memoirs, 28(1), 1-7, (2002).
  • Ajit, S. Narang and A.K. Srivastava. Evaluation of solid dispersions of clofazimine. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 28(2), 1001-1003, (2002).
  • R. Arora, A.K. Srivastava, M. Rani and B. Mishra. Investigation on osmotic matrix tablets as controlled delivery systems of Ketorolac Tromethamine. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 44, 87-96, (2002).
  • S. Agrawal, M. Rani, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Studies on glyclazide-β-cyclodextrin-HPMC complexes and its tablets. Pharm. Pharmacol. Letters, 11, 79-82 (2001).
  • K. Venkatesh Kumar, V. Satyanarayana, A.K. Srivastava, and B. Mishra. Effects of surfactants on the dissolution rate of sparingly soluble drug nalidixic acid in solid dispersions. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 42, 77-81, (2001).
  • A.K. Srivastava, B. Mishra. Cross linked chitosan microspheres of pentazocine for intranasal administration. Acta Pharmaceutica Turcica, 42, 11-15, (2001).
  • C. Sankar, M. Rani, A.K. Srivastava and B. Mishra. Chitosan based pentazocine microspheres for intranasal systemic delivery: Development and Biopharmaceutical Evaluation. Pharmazine, 56, 223-226, (2001).
  • A. Faruk, s. Singh and A. K. Srivastava. Enhanced transport of salbutamol Sulfate through rat skin via iontophoresis. Acta Pharmaceutica, XLII (4), 147-152, (2000).
  • N. Chidambaram and A.K. Srivastava. Buccal Drug delivery system, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, 21(9), 1009-1036 (1995).
  • G. Jayanthi, S.B. jayaswal and A.K. srivastava. Formulation and evaluation of Terfenadine Microbaloons for oral controlled release. Pharmazine, 50, 769-770 (1995).
  • Vishal Kumar Gupta, S.B. Jayaswal, A.K. Srivastava, and M. Vijay Kumar. Controlled Release Microspheres of Diclofenac Sodium prepared by spherical crystallization technique. Pharmazine 49, 692-693, (1994).
  • S.Singh, A.K. Srivastava, S.B. Jayaswal. Effect of formulation factors on the release  characteristics of Metranidazole tablets. The Eastern Pharmacist., XXXII (374), 121-124, (1989).
  • Srivastava A.K. et al. Formulation of Sustained release Chlorpheniramine Maleate Tablets. In vitro study and In vitro – in vivo correlation. Indian J. Pharm. Sci. 44(1), Suppl. 24 (1982).
  • A.K. Srivastava and S.B. Jayaswal, Choice of Excipients in the Formulation of Dexamethasone microdose Tablets, Indian Drugs, 19(12), 499-501 (1982). 

Research Guidance: 

Ph.D.           : Completed: 3, Ongoing: 1
PG               : Completed: 76, Ongoing: 4

Honors, Recognition & Awards:
  • IDMA - G.P. Nair Gold Medal (1979)
  • BHU Gold Medal (1979)
  • Aruna & Malaviya Gold Medal (1979)
  • BHU Gold Medal (1981)
  • Best paper presentation award (1st Prize) in International Pharmaceutical Conference, Bangkok (2014)

 Membership in Professional bodies:

  • Life Member
    • Indian Pharmaceutical Association
    • Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India

Seminar/Symposia Organized:

  • Treasurer, 59th IPC 2007, Varanasi.

Countries Visited:

  • Thailand (2014)
  • UAE (2015)
  • Honorary Treasure, 59th IPC (Indian Pharmaceutical Congress)-2007, Varanasi
  • Honorary Secretory IPA (local Chapter)1988-1995, Varanasi
  • Prof. In-charge, Pharmaceutical Society of the Department of Pharmaceutics, IT (BHU)
  • Secretory Teachers Association in BHU (1999-2000)
  • Admin Warden in Limbdi Hostel IIT (BHU) (1999-2002)
  • Member Executive Council, University Club, BHU
  • Deputy Chief Proctor  BHU (2010-2013)
  • Chairman Cultural wing IT Gymkhana
  • Coordinator, Gandhi Technology Alumni  Centre (IIT Guest House) (2015-2017)
  • Admin Warden GRTA IIT (BHU)
  • Member in Academic Council of Central University South Bihar, Gaya (2016 onward)