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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 with the aim to achieve excellence in academics and research. The institute is situated at Panihati, Sodpur, Kolkata-700114.

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 India accredited by NAAC & NBA. The institute has consecutively ranked in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for last six years. In NIRF 2022 GNIPST achieved all India Rank 84 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 December,2025 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.

The Institute aim at all round development of their students whether it is academics or research. Students are encouraged to participate in Industrial internship and industrial visits every year. For the sake of excellence in research GNIPST has established Prof Acharya Prafulla Chandra Advanced research laboratory with the aid of high throughput instruments pertaining to Inter Disciplinary Research. Students are encouraged to publish research and review articles in reputed indexed journals. They take initiatives in presenting papers in various national and international conference.

GNIPST have active Training and placement cell who are always involved in rigorous training and placement activities. Students are placed in reputed Pharmaceutical, foodindustries, pathological laboratories and biopharmaceutical companies with fair pay scale. Students are sent to industrial training every year to improve their skill making them Job ready. Industrial tour is also conducted annually by the Training and Placement cell. Students have visited many parts of Sikkim, Himachal Prades, Visakhapatnam which are the hub of pharmaceutical industries.

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

In a nutshell GNIPST is a hub for all round development of the students making them a responsible individual of the society.