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Top 10 Promising Pharmacy Colleges in India 2017
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Top 10 Promising Pharmacy Colleges in India 2017

The pharmacy profession entered in India almost simultaneously with the western countries, but the growth remained comparatively slow. During the past decade, however, the pharmacy education in the country expanded significantly in terms of the number of institutions offering these programs at various levels. Now, a large number of institutions in India are providing various kinds of educational programs in pharmacy such as D. Pharm, B. Pharm, M. Pharm, MS (Pharm), Pharm D and PhD.

Despite the increase in number of institutions that provide pharmacy education, India is suffering from serious backdrops and flaws in its training grounds. Experts in this field claim that our have not given enough emphasis on strengthening the components of Community Pharmacy, Hospital and Clinical pharmacy, while designing curriculum at diploma and degree levels of teaching. Indeed, there is an enormous gap between education and practice of pharmacy in India. Some of the academic institutions providing pharmacy education do not have any practice environment and follow the outdated curriculum, which is of no use in this modern era. Further, the educational environment, faculty strength and facilities are not same in all of the institutions. 

To aid enthusiasts, students and aspiring candidates alike, who are looking for a good platform to acquire the skills to enter and survive in the pharmacy industry, we have come up with 'Top 10 Promising Pharmacy Colleges in India 2017' that can rid them of their woes. This issue of The Higher Education Review Magazine focuses on foremost educational Institutes across the country that are providing quality education in Pharmacy under the banner 'Top 10 Promising Pharmacy Colleges in India 2017'. The institutes have been selected on the basis of how well they prepare the students for the industry, educational collaborations, placements, research and the quality of performance they deliver, all of which implies their performance to bring in quality to the education system.

Institution Name

Location

Description

HIMT College of Pharmacy Greater Noida, UP The college provides an environment in which enthusiastic and committed people will have access of high quality learning guiding them to make a fulfilling career
JSS College of Pharmacy Mysore, Karnataka The institute expands the boundaries of knowledge to develop and advances the talents of students to have an applicable knowledge
JSS College of Pharmacy Ooty, Tamil Nadu A college provides job oriented professional courses in Pharmacy to be a world leader in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice
Lovely Professional University, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Phagwara, Punjab The institute works on formulating new strategies and ideas and identifies the skill gaps to find all time solutions to real life problems
NSHM Knowledge Campus Kolkata, West Bengal The institute delivers innovative services in the educational field to bring out the industry-ready professionals and entrepreneurs who can take best care of the community
Padmashree Dr DY Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Research Pune, Maharashtra The institute imparts high-quality technical education and training that enables students to acquire in-depth knowledge and expertise in the field of pharmaceutical sciences
Siddhant College of Pharmacy Sudumbre, Maharashtra The college with a well designed teaching strategy encourages active involvement to develop curious and creative minds
Swamy Vivekanandha College of Pharmacy Tiruchengode, Tamil Nadu The institute is well known for its quick absorption of the changes in the field of pharmacy education to make an appreciable contribution of healing hands to the community
Vikas Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Rajahmundry, Andra Pradesh An outstanding institute of excellence providing knowledge and skills in a variety of settings including Community, Hospital pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Industry