ABOUT INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY
The Institute of Pharmacy established in the year 2003 is a leading institute in the western region of the country imparting quality pharmacy education at Under Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral levels.
Institute of Pharmacy – Nirma University has been ranked 16th top Pharmacy Institute among Pharmacy Institutions of the country by Ministry of Human Resource Development, (MHRD), Government of India in its National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in April 2017.
The institute received more than three crore rupees grant from external funding agencies like RSSDI, DST, DBT, ICMR, SAC-ISRO, AYUSH, GSBTM and GUJCOST for research and development. DST- FIST grant worth 55 lacs rupees for infrastructure development was awarded to the institute.
Currently more than 30 students are pursuing full time Ph.D. who are awarded with various fellowships from DST, CSIR, ICMR, Young woman scientist and Nirma University. The institute also has collaboration with research institutions and industries like- Plovdiv University, Bulgaria, B. V. Patel, PERD Centre, Ahmedabad, Cadila Pharmaceutical Research Centre, Ahmedabad, Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Ahmedabad, Piramal Pharmaceutical Development Services (P) Ltd., Ahmedabad, Ayurlab Herbal Pvt Ltd. Vadodara, Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad, Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Ahmedabad, Beiersdorf, Germany and Brillare Science, Ahmedabad.
The Institute houses state-of-art instruments like Supercritical Fluid Extraction & Chromatogram(SFC, SFE), HPTLC, ELISA, PCR, Electrophoresis, FT-IR, Gas Chromatography, Fluorescence Spectrometer, Raman Spectrometer, UV-Spectrophotometer, HPLC with PDA detector, MPLC, Texture Analyser, Automated dissolution apparatus, Extruder-Spheronizer, Multiple Diffusion Assembly, High Pressure Homogenizer, Particle size analyser Software for docking, Sybyl X, iWorx., Gold Suit etc.
The Institute also has conventional two-storey animal house facility registered by CPCSEA (IAEC), Government of India with incineration facility. The medicinal plant garden “Nirma Herbal Wealth” covers a total area of 2000 sq. meters with more than 175 genera and more than 500 plants. The institute has Class 10000 facility in Pharmaceutical Microbiology laboratory.
The Institute offers B. Pharm, M. Pharm in five specializations and Full time and part time Ph.D. Programme in Pharmaceutical Sciences.