About Pharma Sciences


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Institute University Institute of Pharmaceutical Science

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Pharmacy, like any career, should be entered into with the best possible preparation; and that is what we aim to provide. In an increasingly competitive market for quality employment our four and three courses offer an unparalleled opportunity to experience a clinically focused, science-driven course, designed to equip you to be a future leader and healthcare professional. The students can work in a Pharmaceutical company or can practice as a Pharmacist.

University Institute of Pharma Science (UIPS) at Chandigarh University is a place where healthcare and science converge. Approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and offering interdisciplinary areas of specializations we are training future pharmacists and undertaking world-changing research. UIPS is a modern institute that provides contemporary and research based education in sciences and applied sciences.

The pharmaceutical sciences combine a broad range of scientific disciplines that are critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies. Pharmaceutical sciences can be broadly classified into the main categories, with many specialized fields within each category like Drug Discovery and Design, Drug Delivery, Drug Action, Clinical Sciences, Drug Analysis, Cost Effectiveness of Medicines (Pharmacoeconomics), Regulatory Affairs etc.

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Pharma Sciences as a Career

There is a large variety of entry level jobs and career opportunities available in hotels and resorts, management and non-management jobs alike.

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University Institute of Pharma Sciences

Our programs offer rigorous grounding in a broad range of disciplines critical to success as a pharmaceutical scientist in academia or in industry.

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Leadership Programs

Chandigarh University the leading university in Punjab and North India, is endowed with a faculty panel prominent for its business experience and academic credentials.

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Pharma Sciences at Chandigarh University

University Institute of Pharma Sciences, one of the best Institute of Pharma Sciences in Punjab (North India), is a place where healthcare and science converge. UIPS is a modern institute that provides contemporary and research based education in sciences and applied sciences. The best University Institute of Pharma Sciences, Chandigarh University, Punjab aims to provide competent professionals who can serve the needs of the modern domain of research in drug discovery, clinical trials, marketing, administration, etc. Our expertise is in educating professionals through an experience-based, collaborative, and diverse curriculum that prepares our students for leadership. International tie-ups with several prestigious universities based in USA, UK, Switzerland etc. gives a global exposure to our students.

The Faculty has multi-faceted expertise with competencies in a variety of domains including clinical and scientific domains. The institute also ventured into modern use of biotechnology in production of useful proteins in bacteria, curing genetic diseases and to develop resistance against diseases caused by virus, bacteria and insects in plants.

Scope of Pharmacy

Advantages of Pharmacy Course at CU

  • Real time hands-on practical training leading to high skills.
  • Skill enrichment for a proper research orientation.
  • Pedagogy by seasoned doctorate teachers for developing right scientific temperament.
  • Industry exposure by industrial visits and IPR training.
  • Conducive environment for inducing temperament for innovation.
  • Approved by Pharmacy Council of India
  • 75% faculty is doctorate.
  • Enriching qualities of entrepreneurship in a health professional.

Career Opportunities in the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Over the years, pharmaceutical scientists have been instrumental in discovering and developing innovative drugs that save thousands of people's lives and improve the quality of life for many others. Pharmaceutical scientists can pursue a variety of jobs. They are employed by pharmaceutical companies, they work as pharmacists, doctors, and as researchers and professors at universities, as regulatory scientists for agencies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and as researchers at national laboratories such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Institute info

Level of Study Under-Graduate & Post-Graduate

Institute University Institute of Pharmaceutical Science

Start August






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