NCP Shimoga

National College of Pharmacy

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National College of Pharmacy is situated at Balaraj Urs Road, Shimoga-577201, Karanataka, India in Shimoga.

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Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • 4 Years
  • B.Pharma
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
  • 6 Years
  • Doctor of Pharmacy-Pharm.D.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

National College of Pharmacy - NCP Shimoga - NCP

Since ancient times Pharmacy is known as a branch associated with healthcare services. The word Pharmacy has been derived from the Greek word "pharmakon", which means drug. Today, the discipline of Pharmacy has made enormous progress and has matured as a distinctly independent branch as pharmaceutical sciences. The profession of pharmacy has transformed into a hub for the ''Global Healthcare'' and evolved as a multidisciplinary, multifaceted curriculum. The drugs & pharma industry is a multi-billion dollar business. In the rapidly changing global scenario and the implementation of GATT & TRIPS in India, within a couple of years, the pharmaceutical industries and professionals will play a vital role in shaping up our national economy. This new decade is thus, bound to have an ever growing demand of pharmacy professionals not only in India, but also worldwide. National College of Pharmacy was established in 1967 and one among the four oldest colleges of Karnataka.  The College is committed to quality education and dissemination of knowledge in pharmaceutical sciences for better health and service to the humanity.  The college mission is to be a vibrant and model institution in the field of pharmacy and is ranked among the top pharmacy colleges in the state. The college is approved by the apex bodies   All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi   Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi   Government of Karnataka   Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health of Sciences (RGUHS), Bangalore.          During the Freedom struggle, Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of our Nation stressed the need for quality rural education and development of women education and urged the leaders and youth to help in promoting it. Senior Freedom fighters and public of Shimoga were first to respond to the call of Mahatma. In 1946 they set up the National education society at Shimoga which is the important place of Malnad Area of Western Ghat Region in the Country which is endowed with rich and enchanting grace of Nature.  The  Society  with  the  zeal dedication of senior leaders of the district like Mr. S.V.Krishna Murthy Rao, former deputy speaker of Loksabha, Mr.H.S.Rudrappa, Former Minister of Karnataka. Mr.P.Murudappa, Mr.R.K.Jayatheerthachar and Mr.S.Narasimha Murthy senior Advocates, Mr.S.R.Nagappa Shrestty, Ex-MLA and a great social worker and others strived hard to build the institution as founders to achieve the aspirations of Mahatma. The society started independently Managed High School in the district during 1946 and constructed its own building with public assistance. With a view to give thrust towards girl’s education NES opened the first Girl’s High School in the district in 1954 and gradually opened educational institutions in rural areas of the district to cater the needs of rural people.  Many illustrious leaders, statesman, personalities have visited the National education Society and have blessed by appreciating the dedicated service of the society. Among them are Honorable Dr.Rajendra Prasad, former President of India, Philosopher educationist Dr.S.Radha Krishnan, former president of India, Shri Lal Bahadhur Shastry, Former Prime Minister of India, Sri Jayachamaraj wodeyar, former Maharaja of Mysore, Sri Vinoba Bhave a great leader of Sarvodaya movement, Acharya Tulsi leader of Anavarath Movement are few among them.  Despite number of problems during and after freedom struggle the enthusiasm and commitment of National Education Society never detered towards working for the cause of education. The society started number of professional Colleges in the district. Now it is running 40 educational institutions providing education to more than 15,000 students with 1000 staff force. Starting from giving importance to Primary, Secondary and Pre-University education by opening number of Schools and Junior Colleges, the National Education Society is offering courses with high quality education in Engineering, Law, Commerce, Pharmacy, Applied Science and Home Science through its well established colleges. Thousands of Aluminies of these institutions have made their name and fame earned by obtaining national and international recognitions in their respective fields. It is a matter of great satisfaction to the society in its efforts to do best for imparting good education to students. Good number of students are coming out from its institutions with flying colours obtaining distinction every year. The Society is managed by an Executive Committee. The directors have taken the development of the Society as a life mission and are continuing the efforts to fulfill the aspirations of its founders. It has provided all the necessary facilities with adequate infrastructure to students and staff to promote both curricular and co-curricular activities. The National Education Society observed its Golden Jubilee during 1998, and dedicated a statue to Mr.S.R.Nagappa Shrestty, a man who devoted his life to the development of the society.  

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7 Type Courses Available

  • 2 UG Courses
  • 4 PG Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses

National College of Pharmacy Placements

Headed by a senior faculty personnel and with an aim of fetching lucrative placements for all students, a dedicated placement cell has been set up. Efforts of several HR experts have gone in deciding the strategies for the working of this cell so as to deliver the best to the students. National College of Pharmacy strongly believes that it is their prime responsibility to make sure that all the students get placed in a good organization. All students are bound to reap the benefits of a strong liaison maintained by National College of Pharmacy with different organizations. There is constant interaction between the students and the placement in-charge throughout the programme. The placement cell conducts various talk sessions with experienced career advisors to keep the students abreast of the various avenues available for them. Special grooming sessions are conducted wherein communication skills, presentation skills, physical grooming and corporate dressing issues of students are addressed apart from seminars, guest lectures & career conferences. The cell conducts a lot of in-house mock interviews that helps in identifying the students weak areas. Mock interviews give a clear cut direction to the faculty as to which aspects of a student requires special attention. Placement cell is committed to utilize its diversified & strong industry links for the placement of students in prestigious organizations. 


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