About the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Welcome to the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Girijananda Chowdhury University (GCU), where innovation meets excellence in pharmaceutical education. Formerly known as the Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (GIPS), our institution has undergone a transformative journey to emerge as a dynamic and comprehensive School dedicated to shaping the future of pharmaceutical professionals in the region as well as throughout the country.

The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi. The school offers two years, Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm.); four years degree, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm.); two years B. Pharm (Practice) for in service Pharmacists; two years post graduate Master of Pharmacy in four core discipline viz. Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmacognosy and Ph.D. program. The B. Pharm. Programme is accredited and re-accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) for three consecutive terms (2016-19; 2019-22 and 2022-25).The school has been placed in the Rank-band 100-125 in the year 2023 by NIRF, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. The vision and mission of the school clearly reflects the commitment of the institute towards promoting quality pharmacy education to cater the needsof the region, nation and the global community at large.

At the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, we take pride in our commitment to providing a cutting-edge and industry-relevant curriculum. Our programs are designed to equip students with a deep understanding of pharmaceutical sciences, blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical experience. With a focus on research and innovation, our students are empowered to explore the frontiers of pharmaceutical advancements, preparing them to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving industry. The school is constantly seeking to upgrade the quality of its education and actively engaged in research to remain on the cutting edge. Through continuous up gradation, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences endeavours to become Centre for Excellence, where innovative knowledge pertaining to the pharmaceutical field is generatedon a regular basis. The institute follows the credit based semester system for imparting education as prevalent in other pharmacy institutes across the country. The academic programs are governed by rules and regulation of AICTE, PCI and GCU.

School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has state-of-art laboratories, sophisticated instruments, well stocked library, Cellculture laboratory, CPCSEA approved animal house etc. required for effective teaching-learning practices. Moreover, the school received several research projects from various funding agencies such as AICTE, DRDO, DST and most prestigious DST FIST.  

Our distinguished faculty, comprised of seasoned educators and industry experts, play a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape of the School. Their expertise and mentorship ensure that students receive a world-class education, grounded in both theory and real-world applications. The School fosters a culture of collaboration, encouraging students to engage in research projects, internships, and industry partnerships that enhance their learning experience.

As part of Girijananda Chowdhury University, the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences is situated within a vibrant academic community that provides a conducive environment for holistic development. The University’s state-of-the-art facilities, coupled with our focus on experiential learning, create a unique educational experience that prepares students for successful careers in the pharmaceutical sector.

Join us on a journey of discovery and innovation at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Whether you aspire to be a researcher, industry professional, or entrepreneur, our programs are tailored to nurture your talents and ambitions. Embrace the future of pharmaceutical education with us and be a part of a community that is dedicated to advancing the frontiers of pharmaceutical sciences. Welcome to a transformative learning experience at the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Girijananda Chowdhury University.