Dr. Md. K. Zaman

Dr. Md. K. Zaman
Dr. Md. K. Zaman
Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Science



  1. Bachelor’s Degree: B. Pharm, 1998 (Dibrugarh University)
  2. Master’s Degree: M. Pharm, 2002 (Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi)
  3. Ph.D.: 2010 (Dibrugarh University)
  4. Other: D. Pharm 1992

Professional Experience:

  • 3 Years work experience as Pharmacist in Govt. Hospitals
  • 13 Years of Teaching and Research experience

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
  • Standardization and Quality Control of Herbal drug

Research Projects: 01( UGC minor research project) - Completed

Ph.D Scholars:

Sl. No.




(On-going /Completed)


Vinod Kr. Verma

Development of Anti-diabetic and Hepatoprotective Formulation of some Plants indigenous to North-East India

Completed (Degree Awarded)


Julfikar Ali Junejo

Screening of Antidiabetic efficacy and Phytochemical Investigation on some Ethnomedicinal Plants of Assam

Thesis submitted


Ravi Bhusan Singh

Synthesis and Pharmacological evaluation of some novel 1,3,4-oxadiazole derivatives of Nipecotic acid as potential Anticonvulsant and Anti-depressant agents



V. Lalremruata

Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigation of traditionally used plant Cissus discolour Blume



Ritchieraj Sarma

Search for novel bioactive molecules from Thelypteris opulent (Kaulf) Fosberg, a common toxic plant of Assam with reference to its insecticidal and antimicrobial activities



Johirul Islam

Fabrication and assessment of controlled release mosquito repellent patch

Abstract submitted


Ejiofor Innocentmary Ifedibaluchukwii

Phytochemical and Pharmacological Investigation of Vernonia amygdalina- A Traditional Medicinal Plant of Nigeria




Awards and achievement:


  1. Qualified GATE 2000 (97.6 percentile) and received GATE Fellowship during 2000 - 2002.
  2. Selected for DBT Overseas Associateship (2017-2018).

Administrative Assignments:

  1. Performed duty as Zonal Officer, Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  2. Performed duty as Assstant Zonal Officer, Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  3. Performed duty as Officer Incharge for conducting PG Examinations under Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  4. Performed duty as OSD, Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.
  5. Performed duty as Observer for CEE/MEE conducted by Dibrugarh University.

Extension Service:

  1. Served as Warden, PNGB Boy’s Hostel, Dibrugarh University
  2. Working as Mentor of Mr. Ejiofor Innocentmary Ifedibaluchukwii, a Nigerian Scholar


Research Publications:

  1. Kamaruz Zaman, D. Chetia, M. Ali; Isolation of two new cheilanthane-type tricarbocyclic sesterterpenoids from the leaves of Caesalpinia crista Linn.-A traditionally used anti-malarial plant of Assam, India; Asian Journal of Chemistry; 29(3) (2017): 485-488; ISSN: 0970-7077.
  2. Johirul Islam, K. Zaman, S. Duarah, P. S. Raju, P. Chattapadhya; Mosquito repellants: An insight into the chronological perspectives and novel discoveries ; Acta Tropica; 167 (2017) 216 – 230; ISSN: 0001-706X; IF=2.38.
  3. Johirul Islam, K. Zaman, S. Chakraborty, N. S. Bora, M. P. Pathak, S. Mandal, J. A. Junejo, P Chattapadhya; Exploration of Ethylanthranilate loaded monolithic matrix-type prophylactic polymeric patch; Journal of Food and Drug Analysis; 1-8(2016); ISSN: 1021-9498; IF= 1.98
  4. D. Laloo, B. Gogoi, W. Lyngdoh, K. Zaman, H. K. Sharma; Antioxidant, analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities of bark of Oroxylum indicum Vent. An endemic medicinal plant of north-east India; Asian Journal of Chemistry; 28(10) 2016: 2272-2276.; ISSN: 0970-7077.
  5. Rimi Paul, B S Bhau, K Zaman and H K Sharma; RAPD analysis of DNA isolated from turmeric rhizomes collected from north-east India; Advancement in Genetic Engineering; 5(1): 2016; ISSN: 2169 – 0111.
  6. Rimi Paul, Bornali Gogoi, K Zaman and H K Sharma; Comparison of curcumin content of some Termeric samples collected from different places of North-east India; European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences; 3(5) 2016: 440-445; ISSN: 2349 – 8870.
  7. P. Mandal, S. Das, J.A Junejo, S. Borah, K. Zaman; Evaluation of anti-diabetic potential of the hydro-alcoholic extract of the stem bark of Plumeria rubra a traditionally used medicinal source in north-east India; International Journal of Green Pharmacy; 10(4): 2016; 252-260; ISSN: 0973-8252.
  8. J. A. Junejo, G. Gogoi, K. Zaman, J. Islam, G. Hazarika; Phytochemical profiling and Toxicological studies of Oxalis debilis Kunth Leaves; International Journal of Green Pharmacy; 10(3): 2016: 165-171; ISSN: 0973-8252.
  9. J. A. Junejo, A. Ghoshal, P. Mondal, L. Nainwal, K. Zaman,  K. D. Singh, T. Chakraborty; In-vivo toxicity evaluation and phytochemical, physicochemical analysis of Diplazium esculentum (retz.) sw. leaves a traditionally used north-eastern Indian vegetable; Advances in Bioresearch; 6(5): 2015, 175-181; ISSN: 2277-1573.
  10. Ravi Bhushan Singh, Nirupam Das, and Md. Kamaruz Zaman; Facile Synthesis, Characterization, and In Vitro Antimicrobial Screening of a New Series of 2,4,6-Trisubstituted-s-triazine Based Compounds; International Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/571836; ISSN: 2090-2077.
  11. Julfikar ali Junejo, Prodyut Mondal, Vinod Kumar Verma, Mithun Rudrapal and Md. Kamaruz Zaman*; Anti-Diabetic Assessment of the Hydro-Alcoholic Leaf Extracts of the Plant Tetrastigma angustifolia (Roxb.)a traditionally used North-Eastern Indian vegetable, Biomedical & Pharmacology Journal, 7(2): 635-644 (2014).ISSN: 0974-6242
  12. Julfikar Ali Junejo, Kamaruz Zaman*, Mithun Rudrapal, Prodyut Mondal, Khumantham Deepak Singh, Vinod Kumar Verma; Preliminary phytochemical and physicochemical evaluation of Carallia brachiata (Lour.)  leaves, Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science; 4(12): 123-127, 2014; ISSN: 2231-3354
  13. M. Majumder, H. K. Sharma, K. Zaman, W. Lyngdoh; Evaluation of physico-chemical properties and antibacterial activity of the essential oil obtained from the fruits of Zanthoxyllum acanthopodium dc. collected from meghalaya, india, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 6(5): 543-546, 2014. ISSN:0975-1491; Impact=0.55
  14. Kalyani Pathak and K Zaman; Biological screening procedures for Indian herbal anti-diabetic drugs, International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical & Clinical Research, 4(2): 71-75, 2014; ISSN: 2248-9142, SJIF2012= 2.561
  15. Kalyani Pathak, K Zaman; An Overview on Medicinally important Plant- Annona reticulate Linn., International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemical Research; 5(4): 299-301 (2013-14); ISSN: 0975-4873, IF= 1.341
  16. Kamaruz Zaman and Dipak Chetia; Pharmacognostic investigation and evaluation of antimalarial activity on the leaves of Caesalpinia crista (L,)Roxb. An antimalarial medicinal plant of Assam, Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research, 2(1): 1-12, 2013; ISSN: 2319-4820
  17. Vinod K Verma, K K Sarwa, A Kumar, Md. K. Zaman; Comperision of hepatoprotective activity of Swertia chirytia and Andrographis paniculata plant of North-east India against CCl4 induced hepatoxic rats. Journal of Pharmacy Research, Vol. 7(7): 647-653, 2013; ISSN: 0974-6943, CIF=2.89
  18. K. Pathak & K. Zaman; Comperative pharmacological evaluation on the leaf and stem bark of Annona reticulate L. for antidiabetic activity, International Journal of Traditional and Herbal Medicine. Vol. 1(3): 65-69, 2013; ISSN: 2345-3249.
  19. Saket Bihari Sharan, Prodyut Mondal, Md. Kamaruz Zaman, Julfikar Ali Junajo and Vinod Kumar Verma; In vivo Anti-Diabetic Activity of the Methanolic and Aqueous Bark Extracts of the Plant Emblica officinalis Gaertn, Academic Journal of Plant Sciences, 6 (2): 64-68, 2013; ISSN:1995-8986
  20. Vinod Kumar Verma, Khomendra Kumar Sarwa and Md. Kamaruz Zaman*; Antihyperglycemic activity of Swertia chirayita and Andrographis paniculata plant extracts in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 5(3): 305–311, 2013; ISSN: 0975-1491; Impact=0.55
  21. Sonjit Das, Prodyut Mondal and Md. Kamaruz Zaman*; Curcuma caesia Roxb. And its Medicinal Uses: A Review, International Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Chemistry, 3(2): 370–375, 2013; ISSN:2231-2781
  22. Prodyut Mondal, Saket Bihari Sharan, Md. Kamaruz Zaman*, Niroj Bhuyan, Sonjit Das; Pharmacognostical studies and Phytochemical evaluation of the stem bark of Embelica officinalis Gaertn.   Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2013; 3(1): 58-66; ISSN: 2249-1023
  23. Bornali Gogoi & K. Zaman; Phytochemical constituents of some medicinal plant species used in recipe during ‘Bohag Bihu’ in Assam, Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 2(2): 30–40, 2013; ISSN: 2278- 4136.
  24. Kalyani Pathak & Kamaruz Zaman; Antiviral activity of some Indian Medicinal Herbs, Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice; 6(2): 13 – 15, 2013; ISSN: 0974-8326.
  25. Amit Gupta and Md. K. Zaman; Comperative studies of in vitro antioxidant activity of leaves of Lawsonia innermis Linn. Grown in Rajathan and Assam, Current Trends in Pharmaceutical Research, Vol.1 Number 2, 2012; ISSN: 2319-4820.
  26. Ashutosh Kumar, Mohd Asif Khan, Amit Saxena, Ravi Bhusan Singh, Kamruz Zaman, Asif Husain; Hepatoprotective activity of methanolic extract of stem bark of Alstonia scholaris (L.) R.Br. American Journal of Pharmtech Research, 2(2): 545–555, 2012; eISSN: 2249-3387.
  27. Kamaruz Zaman, Kalyani Pathak, Pharmacognostical and phytochemical studies on leaf and stem bark of Annona reticulate Linn. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 1(5): 1–8, 2012; eISSN: 2278-4136.
  28. Anowar Hussain, Md. Kamaruz Zaman, Anand Ramteke; Preliminary phytochemical screening and proximate analysis of the trunk bark of Alstonia scholaris (L.), Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 1(5): 14–18, 2012; eISSN: 2278-4136.

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. M. Mazumder, Md. K. Zaman and H. K. Sharma (Editors): Volatile Oil: Isolation and Characterization for the Plant Zanthoxylum acanthopodium D C. And Hedychium spicatum Buch. Ham.ex-Smith.; LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing; 2013; ISBN: 978-3-659-49954-8.
  2. H. K. Sharma and K. Zaman (Editors): The Marvel Plant of Meghalaya: Zanthoxylum acanthopodium D C.; LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing; 2016; ISBN: 978-3-659-88413-9.

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