India's Best Pharmacy Colleges

Like every other profession, pharmacy, too, is heavily regulated in our country. While the AICTE is mandated to provide approval to institutions for academic programmes, the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) is a statutory body constituted to regulate the profession and practice of pharmacy in the country. The approved pharmacy qualifications for registration as a Pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act 1948 comprise the following courses:

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  • Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) - 2 years
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) - 4 years
  • Pharm.D & Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate) - 6 years

There are a number of public as well as private pharma institutes in the country. Here, Careers360 presents a list of top public and private pharma colleges in India.

 

Top Public Pharma Institutes*:

Rank

Public Institutes

Research Output (150)

Impact (150)

Student & Faculty Quality (100)

Learning (100)

Total 
(500)

1

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Mohali

150.00

95.88

90.91

95.55

432.34

2

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

79.22

77.99

77.27

43.32

277.80

3

University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh

55.85

95.84

40.91

58.13

250.73

4

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

71.40

78.04

38.64

61.22

249.30

5

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai

56.88

55.22

34.09

100.00

246.19

6

Department of Pharmaceutics, IIT BHU, Varanasi

37.28

73.13

31.82

26.46

168.69

7

Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara

26.14

74.73

29.55

35.21

165.63

8

National institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Hyderabad

7.48

75.51

54.55

4.37

141.91

9

Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, New Delhi

21.12

60.86

13.64

44.90

140.52

10

Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam

25.71

54.24

20.45

39.77

140.17

11

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur

16.96

44.80

25.00

14.97

101.73

12

University College of Pharmaceutial Science, Kakatiya University, Warangal

12.55

55.15

20.45

13.08

101.23

13

School of Pharmacy, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

8.90

59.27

20.45

12.56

101.18

14

Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh

14.58

48.46

20.45

9.42

92.91

15

Dr Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar

6.82

34.56

18.18

30.05

89.61

16

Government College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru

2.36

45.21

31.82

4.91

84.30

17

Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak

6.03

30.57

29.55

4.80

70.95

18

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Raebareli

2.89

32.69

6.82

11.66

54.06

19

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata

2.98

39.97

4.55

2.27

49.77

20

National institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ahmedabad

2.68

17.07

20.45

3.14

43.34

 

 

Top  Private Pharma Institutes*:

 

Rank

Private Institutes

Research Output (150)

Impact (150)

Student & Faculty Quality (100)

Learning (100)

Total (500)

1

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal

58.20

69.76

98.00

26.22

252.18

2

JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty

25.97

65.06

81.82

11.73

184.58

3

Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai

29.27

71.01

50.00

29.83

180.11

4

Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune

25.78

63.58

70.45

16.33

176.14

5

Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai

2.45

96.43

72.73

0.57

172.18

6

Nirma University, Ahmedabad

27.43

71.29

47.73

21.22

167.67

7

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra

26.57

51.70

56.82

20.41

155.50

8

JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysuru

22.45

39.25

79.55

11.86

153.11

9

Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore

12.09

59.51

70.45

6.41

148.46

10

Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi

10.94

50.69

68.18

7.60

137.41

11

PSG College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore

11.06

54.17

63.64

8.29

137.16

12

RC Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shirpur

11.33

44.15

79.55

0.17

135.20

13

SRM University, Chennai

4.53

31.97

79.55

3.31

119.36

14

SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bilaspur

8.12

50.45

56.82

2.58

117.97

15

Sinhgad College of Pharmacy, Pune

10.90

45.27

54.55

5.34

116.06

16

KLE University College of Pharmacy, Belgaum

8.19

41.02

61.36

3.51

114.08

17

Chitkara University, Patiala

12.75

40.73

50.00

6.54

110.02

18

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

8.30

44.68

31.82

23.81

108.61

19

Soniya Education Trust's College of Pharmacy, Dharwad

7.00

54.68

43.18

0.89

105.75

20

Seemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jharpokharia

7.87

44.25

43.18

6.80

102.10

 

 

*The list is based on Careers360 ranking released in May 2016.

 

 

 Refer below for the career option in the filed of Pharmacy:

 

CAREER OPTIONS

Course
Duration
Eligibility
Job Profiles
D.Pharm
2 years
PUC/+2
Retail Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy,  Community Pharmacy and Industry
B.Pharm
4 years
PUC/+2
Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Entrepreneurship
Pharm D
6 years
PUC/+2
Hospital/ Clinical/ Community Pharmacists, Clinical Research Organisations, Clinical  trial Management, Medical Writing,   Entrepreneurship
M.Pharm
2 years
B.Pharm
Drugs control department, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Regulatory department, Intellectual Property Rights, Quality Assurance, Clinical Research,  Community/ Hospital Pharmacist,  Entrepreneurship
Pharm D Post Baccalaureate
3 years
B.Pharm
Hospital/ Clinical/ Community Pharmacists, Clinical Research Organisations, Clinical  trial Management, Medical Writing, Entrepreneurship
PhD
Depends on the university norms and project
undertaken
M.Pharm
Senior positions in Industry, Advanced Research, Scientist, in the areas like  Pharmaceutical Pharmacology, Chemistry Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Marketing and Administration, Regulatory Affairs, Intellectual Property Rights
First Published On : 20 Jul 2013 04:29 PM IST
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