AboutNehru College Of Pharmacy

Nehru college of Pharmacy is one of the best pharmacy college in the state of Kerala accredited by NBA for B. Pharmacy and is equipped to facilitate research work. The energetic involvement of eminent professors, Pharmaceutical industry experts supported by research-oriented lab, full fledged computerised library etc., makes it a cut above the rest.

Nehru College of Pharmacy (ISO 9001: 2015) is under the umbrella of Nehru Group of Institutions which is one among the prestigious institution in south India situated in Gods own country on the banks of river Nila (Bharathapuzha) and at the foot hills of the vilwadri hill shrine, Thiruvilwamala in a 40 acre vibrant lush green educational complex. It is centrally located in Pampady, Thiruvilwamala, Thrissur Dt, Kerala. The serene, pollution free surroundings, scented by the light breeze, make the climate salubrious and conducive atmosphere for effective learning.

Nehru College of Pharmacy was established in the year 2003 with B.Pharmacy degree courses by late Chairman Sri. P. K. Das and milestone of its development M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacognosy), Pharm. D and D.pharm courses were commenced from 2010, 2013 and 2015 respectively. Since we have our well established own hospital infrastructures (750 bed super specialty hospital) of P K Das Institute of Medical Sciences, Vaniyamkulam, Ottapalam, students are having the opportunity of better service utilization.

Program Outcomes

Pharmacy Knowledge

Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences; pharmaceutical sciences, behavioural, social and administrative pharmacy sciences and manufacturing practices.

Planning Abilities

Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implement plans and organize work to meet deadlines.

Problem analysis

Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.

Modern tool usage

Learn, select and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.

Leadership skills

Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfilment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.

Professional Identity

Understand, analyze and communicate the value of their professional roles in society (e.g. health care professionals, promoters of health, educators, managers, employers, employees).

Pharmaceutical Ethics

Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behaviour that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.


Communicate effectively with the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation and give and receive clear instructions.

The Pharmacist and society

Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety and legal issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional pharmacy practice.

Environment and sustainability

Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts and demonstrate the knowledge of and need for sustainable development.

Life-long learning

Recognize the need for and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self-assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.

Programe Educational Objectives

  1. Shall have the technical skills and knowledge in pharmaceutical sciences that makes them competent to fulfil the needs of pharmaceutical industries, regulatory bodies and health care services.
  2. Shall have an ethical mindset and an empathetic approach while serving society and use their competence in written and oral communication needed to deliver scientific information.
  3. Shall have an ability to carry out research, deliberate in scientific discussions and ability to provide solution to health and medication related problems.

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