ABOUT INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY
Institute of Pharmacy was established in the year 2003 under Nirma University with the aim of developing able professionals in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. In a short span of time, it has become one of the leading institutions in the country, offering pharmaceutical education at the undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral level.
Institute has been ranked 20th in India Ranking 2021 by Ministry of Human Resource Development, (MHRD), Government of India in its National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). The institute received 1strank by GSIRF 2020 with Five Star Rating. The Institute offers B. Pharm, M. Pharm, Full time and External Ph.D. The Institute has adopted Outcome Based Education (OBE) to further advance the development of professional knowledge, inculcate employability skills in addition to development of character and social responsibility. To achieve the same objective, vision and mission of the institute was also defined in line with University’s vision and mission. The Institute has also framed its programme educational objectives and programme outcomes. The Institute has more than 5.0 crore rupees grant from government agencies and has collaboration with various research centres and industries. The Institute houses state-of the-art instruments, like supercritical fluid extractor and chromatogram, HPTLC, HPLC, MPLC, GC, Fluorescence Spectrometer, Raman Spectrometer, UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer, FTIR, DSC, ELISA, PCR, Electrophoresis, Texture Analyser, Automated Dissolution Apparatus, Extruder-Spheronizer, Multiple diffusion Assembly, High Pressure Homogenizer, Particle Size Analyser, Microwave synthesizer, Stereotaxic apparatus with Microdialysis, etc. The Institute also has the software, like iWorx, Gold Suit, eCTD, Design Expert, etc.
The Institute has a two-storied animal house facility registered with the Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), Government of India. Besides, there is also a medicinal plant garden “Nirma Herbal Wealth”, having an area of 3356.5 sqm with around 150 genera and 500 plants. Institute is equipped with Cell Culture Laboratory and Aseptic Laboratory (Class 1000) facilities for advanced research. It also has machine room with manufacturing and testing equipments.