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Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology

Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology was established in the year 2005 under the aegis of Guru Nanak Education Trust. The institute is situated at Panihati, Sodpur, Kolkata-700114.

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The institute obtained statutory affiliation from West Bengal University of Technology (currently known as Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology), AICTE and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). This is the first Autonomous pharmacy institute in Eastern Indai accredited by NAAC & NBA. The institute has consecutively ranked in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for last four years. In NIRF 2020 we were placed at all India Rank 67 amongst Pharmacy colleges.

The institute runs five post graduate courses in Pharmacy, respectively in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (started from 2011), Pharmacology (started from 2012), Pharmaceutics (started from 2013), Pharmaceutical quality assurance (started from 2020) and Regulatory affairs (started from 2020)  with due affiliations from MAKAUT, AICTE and PCI.

The institute has obtained additional accreditations from NAAC In March, 2016 valid till March,2021 with a CGPA of 2.7 in a scale of 4 with Grade B.

The UG-pharmacy program of the institute is accredited by National Board of Accreditation from July,2016. The accreditation has been renewed for another period of three years till June, 2022.

We have consecutively ranked in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for last four years.

In NIRF 2020 we were placed at all India Rank 67 amongst Pharmacy colleges.

  • In NIRF 2019 we were placed at all India rank 64 amongst Pharmacy colleges.
  • In NIRF 2018 we were placed in rank band – 76-100.
  • In NIRF 2017 we were placed in rank band – 51-75.

Our students excel in the End semester examinations conducted by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology. They are felicitated in the annual convocation organized by the university.

The faculty and students of the institute take active part in research activities and publish their research findings in journals of international repute and present papers at international/national conferences.

The institute has a number of Memorandum of Understanding with national and international universities  and industries of international repute.