Mr. Ojaskumar D. Agrawal

  • Mr. Ojaskumar D. Agrawal 

    Designation: Assistant Professor

  • Educational Qualifications
    Ph.D (Pursuing)
    M. Pharm (Pharm Chem)
    B. Pharm
    D. Pharm

    Academic Affiliations
    Currently working as Assistant Professor
    Worked as Lecturer at SVKM’s College of Diploma in Pharmacy, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai 400056 

    Professional Affiliations
    1. Life Member of ‘Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI)’, Bangalore, India (MA/LM- 1438).
    2. Life Member of ‘Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA)’, Mumbai, India (MAH/BOM/LM/1342).
    3. Life Member of ‘Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA)’, New Delhi, India (LM-4253).
    4. Registered Pharmacist under the ‘Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council (MSPC)’, Pharmacy Act 1948. Reg. No. 63320 on Aug 19, 2002.
    5. Life Member of ‘Chromatographic Society of India (CSI)’, Mumbai, India. (Membership ID Number 060783)
    6. Reviewer for a Journal ‘International Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis’, Innovative Publication, New Delhi, India.
    7. Reviewer for a Journal ‘AOAC International’.
    8. Reviewer for a Journal ‘Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International’.
    9. Reviewer for a Journal ‘International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review’.

  • Teaching
    Pharmaceutical Analysis
    Modern Analytical Techniques
    Research Methodology
    Quality Assurance System
    Environmental Science
    Pharmaceutical Inorganic Chemistry
  • Research
    Area Of Research
    Analytical method development and validation
    Herbal Drug and its Analysis
    Forced degradation studies, Impurity profiling
  • Publications
    1. Mrunal Surve, Aniruddh Belubbi, Mushtaque Shaikh, Ojaskumar Agrawal. Application of Prodrug to Improve Skin Permeability: A Review. Research & Reviews: A Journal of Drug Formulation, Development and Production. 2021; 8(1): 1–11.
    2. Ojaskumar D. Agrawal and Yogesh A. Kulkarni, Phytotherapy in the Management of Diabetes and Hypertension, Volume 3, Editor: Mohamed Eddouks, Chapter 4 - Management of Diabetes Mellitus by Natural Products: Glucagon-like Peptide 1 Perspective, 2020, Vol. 3, 95-126. (Bentham Science Publishers) DOI: 10.2174/9789811459139120030006 DOI: 10.2174/97898114591391200301
    3. Ojaskumar D. Agrawal, Yogesh A. Kulkarni ‘Mini-Review of Analytical Methods used in Quantification of Ellagic Acid’ Reviews in Analytical Chemistry (De Gruyter) 2020; 39: 31–44, Impact Factor: 2.174 (Clarivate Analytics). DOI: 10.1515/revac-2020-0113
    4. Ayre AP, Chaudhari PS, Shaikh J, Jagdale S and Agrawal O: ‘Dried matrix spoting - an innovative sample preparation tool in Bioanalysis’ International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Research 2018; 9(9): 3597-07, Impact factor: 1.230. (Indexed in Thomson Reuters, Web of Science, EBSCO, Google Scholar). DOI: 10.13040/IJPSR.0975-8232.9 (9).3597-07
    5. Ojas Agrawal, Tanaya Bansod ‘Simultaneous Estimation of Cilnidipine and Metoprolol Succinate by UV-Spectrophotometric and RP-HPLC Method in Bulk and Solid Dosage form’ Inventi Impact: Pharm Analysis & Quality Assurance, 2016 (4):196-204. (Indexed in Google Scholar).
    6. Agrawal OD, Telang NB. Development and Validation of UV Spectrophotometric Method for Estimation of Benfotiamine in Bulk and Dosage Form, Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis. 2016 Sep 13;6(3):133-7. (Indexed in Google Scholar). DOI: 10.5958/2231-5675.2016.00020.X
    7. Ojas Agrawal, Tanaya Bansod ‘Analysis of Extracellular Fluid Using Microdialysis Technique’
    Inventi Rapid: Biomedical Analysis 2014 (4): 1-7. (Indexed in Google Scholar).
    8. Ojas Agrawal, Tanaya Bansod, Nikhil Telang ‘Greening’ Analytical Chemistry: A Basic Understanding’ Inventi Rapid: Pharm Analysis & Quality Assurance, 2014(4): 1-8. (Indexed in Google Scholar).
    9. Ojas Agrawal, Nikhil Telang ‘Simulated Moving Bed Chromatography: An Overview’ Inventi Impact: Pharm Analysis & Quality Assurance, 2014(1):1-7. (Indexed in Google Scholar).
    10. Ojas Kumar Agrawal, Doshi Gaurav et al ‘Antibiotics from Marine Organisms’ International Deccan Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2011, July- Sept.2 (3): 11-32.
    11. Ojas Kumar Agrawal, Gaurav M. Doshi et al ‘Antibacterial Activity of Cassia auriculata leaves’
    International Deccan Journal of Natural Products 2011, July – Sept. 2 (3): 14-20.
    12. Agrawal O, Brahme R, Faria M, Shidhaye S. ‘Nanotechnology in cancer: A clinical review’  in Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science. 2011; 1 (03):25-9. H Index: 16, SJR: 0.214 (Indexed in SCOPUS, EBSCO, Google Scholar; Approved by UGC).
    13. Agrawal OD, Shirkhedkar AA, Surana SJ. ‘Simultaneous determination of Levofloxacin hemihydrate and Ambroxol hydrochloride in tablets by thin-layer chromatography combined with densitometry’ in Journal of Analytical Chemistry (Springer) 2010 Apr 1; 65(4):418-22. H Index: 23, SJR: 0.222, Impact Factor: 0.971 (Clarivate Analytics). DOI: 10.1134/S1061934810040131
    14. Agrawal OD, Shirkhedkar AA, Surana SJ. ‘Two UV-Spectrophotometric Methods for Simultaneous Determination of Levofloxacin and Ambroxol in Tablets’ in Asian Journal of Chemistry. 2008 Apr 1; 20(3):1957. H Index: 25, SJR: 0.207. (Indexed in SCOPUS, EBSCO host, Google Scholar).

  • Projects

    Title of Grants Fetched:

    Academic Year

    Funding Agency

    Amount Sanctioned

    Exploring Effects of Selected
    Medicinal Plant Extracts for Measurement of Antidiabetic activity


    University of Mumbai Research Project No: 511, Ref. No: APD/ICD/2019-

    20/762 Dated: 17th March 2020


    Rs. 60,000/-


    Bioactivity Guided Fractionation of Some Selected Medicinal Plant Extracts for Antidiabetic Activity


    University of Mumbai

    Research Project No: 674, Ref. No: APD/237/429 of 2017 Dated: 16th Jan 2017


    Rs. 30,000/-

    Analytical Method Development and Validation of Benfotiamine in Pure and Pharmaceutical Dosage form by Using RP-HPLC


    University of Mumbai

    Research Project No: 363, Ref. No: APD/237/77 of 2013 Dated: 29th Nov 2013


    Rs. 10,000/-

    Development of Analytical Methods by Spectroscopy and Chromatography


    University of Mumbai

    Research Project No: 318, Ref. No: APD/237/166 of 2010 Dated: 20th Nov 2010


    Rs. 18,000/-

  • Awards & Honours
    1. Invited as a ‘Resource Person (Judge)’ to evaluate Online Essay Competition on the theme of COVID-19 organized by NSS College of Pharmacy, Mumbai Central, Mumbai during December 2020.
    2. Invited as a ‘Chief Guest for the Degree Distribution Ceremony’ at NSS College of Pharmacy, Mumbai Central, Mumbai on 09.08.2019.
    3. Secured ‘Merit No. 01 in Ph.D. entrance exam at SPP SPTM SVKM’s NMIMS University’, Mumbai (2017).
    4. Coordinated a seminar on ‘Chiral Chromatography: A Challenge to Analytical Chemist’ at VES College of Pharmacy, Mumbai India on 27.03.2010.
    5. Recipient of ‘Stipend from AICTE’ during Master Degree in Pharmacy (2005-2007).
    6. Recipient of ‘S. J. Jindal Trust Merit Scholarship’ during Bachelor of Pharmacy (2004 - 2005)
    7. Elected and served as ‘University Representative’ during Final Year B. Pharm. (2004 - 2005)
    8. Recipient of ‘EBC Scholarship’ during Diploma in Pharmacy. (2001-2002)