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CU ranked 51st amongst India's Best Pharmacy Institutions by NIRF

Chandigarh University NAAC A Plus Grade

Pharmacy NIRF Rankings

North India's best higher educational institution for Pharmacy, Chandigarh University has made its entrance among the Top 60 Best Pharmacy Institutes in the India. In the recent rankings released by the NIRF. Chandigarh University has been ranked #51 for its Teaching, Learning & Resources; Outreach & Inclusivity and Graduation Outcome.

With an overall score of 43.33, the University Institute of Pharma Science (UIPS) at CU received the highest ratings in the parameters Teaching, Learning & Resources (69.64), Graduation Outcome (53.89) and Outreach & Inclusivity (75.79).

Pharmacy at Chandigarh University

The University Institute of Pharma Science (UIPS) at NAAC A+ Chandigarh University is approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). One of the top-rated Pharmacy Institutes in North India, UIPS promotes clinically focused & science-driven Pharmacy courses, designed according to the requirements of the industry.

The Pharmacy Division of Chandigarh University imparts contemporary & research-based education in sciences & applied sciences through an experience-based, collaborative, and diverse curriculum.

The curriculum also includes mentorship from distinguished academicians and industry leaders, workshops, industry visits, and much more. Moreover, the varsity’s international tie-ups with top universities and healthcare service providers amplify your professional scope and give you real-time exposure.

Pharmacy Courses at Chandigarh University

- Undergraduate Courses (and Eligibility):

  • Pharm D: For admission to Bachelors of Pharm D, you need to have a 10+2 examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate with English, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects. Moreover, you must have studied one of the given subjects:- Biology / Mathematics along with the compulsory subjects.

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma):  For admission to Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma), you need to have a 10+2 examination with at least 60% marks in aggregate with English, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects, along with one of the following subjects:- Biology /Mathematics.

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy - Lateral Entry: For admission to Bachelor of Pharmacy - Lateral Entry, you need to have a Diploma in Pharmacy with 50% marks in aggregate from an institute affiliated to any university or any state Board of Technical Education provided that you have a PCI/AICTE approved diploma or have studied from PCI/AICTE approved institute.

- Postgraduate Courses (and Eligibility):

  • Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics): For admission to Master of Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics), you need to have a Bachelor of Pharmacy with 55% marks from any institute duly recognized by PCI. You must be registered in your respective State Pharmacy Council.

  • M. Pharmacy (Pharmacology): For admission to M. Pharmacy (Pharmacology), you need to have a Bachelor of Pharmacy with 55% marks from any institute duly recognized by PCI. You must be registered in the State Pharmacy Council of your respective State. 

  • M.Pharm Industrial Pharmacy: For admission to M.Pharm Industrial Pharmacy, you must have graduated in B. Pharmacy from a PCI and AICTE recognized institution with at least 55% marks in the aggregate of practical and theory papers. Weightage will be given to GPAT qualified candidates. The entrant’s registration in the Pharmacy Council of India with respect to their respective state must be sought within one month of their admission to the program.


Pharmaceutical scientists, over the years, have played an instrumental role in developing and discovering innovative drugs that save lives of millions of people while also improving the quality of life for many others.

After graduation, you can pursue a variety of jobs across different fields. The Pharmaceutical Scientists have the option to be recruited by pharmaceutical companies. Also, they may choose to work as pharmacists, doctors, and as researchers and professors at universities, as regulatory scientists for agencies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Furthermore, they can also begin their career at national or international laboratories such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as researchers.

Some of the job roles after graduating in Pharmacy are as follows:

  • Pharmacist

  • Medical coder

  • Regional training manager

  • Distribution manager

  • Professor, among others

  • Chemical/Drug Technician

  • Bio-Technology Industries

  • Drug Therapist

  • Drug Inspector

  • Hospital Drug Coordinator

  • Health Inspector

  • Pharmacist

  • Pathological Lab

  • Research & Development

  • Making Prescription to Patients

  • Scientist

  • Research Officer

Top Recruiters for Pharmacy at CU:

  • Roots Analysis

  • Sagacious Research

  • OMICS international

  • Pharmaffilities Analytics & Synthetics Ltd

  • Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd

  • IDS Infotech Ltd

  • Amazon India

  • Health Biotech

  • GSK Smith kline

  • Chola MS

  • Cipla

  • Fresenius Kabi

  • WNS Global Services

  • GMH Organics

  • Apothecaries

  • Clinical Research

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