The ranking declared by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource & Development, Govt. of India, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur has been ranked 25th among all pharmacy institutions in India and 5th in Maharashtra state. It is the only pharmacy college from the western region of Maharashtra to secure the place in National Ranking.
Govt. of India has launched NIRF under MHRD in September 2015 for streamlining the ranking process of universities & institutions. This framework outlines the methodology to rank institutions across the country which is based on teaching, learning & resources, research & professional practices, graduation outcomes, outreach & inclusive and perception. The first ranking (for 2016) was declared on 4th April 2016 in which Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur has secured 25th rank at the national level and 5th rank at state level among all pharmacy institutions in India.
"This is a big achievement for us considering the fact that there are over 1,000 Pharmacy colleges across the country and around 50 in the state. We have managed to grab the 25th spot in the national-level rankings and the fifth spot in the state-level ranking. There were only nine colleges selected for the rankings from the state and we are the only ones to get the ranking from Kolhapur and the surrounding region."
- Dr.H.N.More,Principal,Bharati Vidyapeeth's College of Pharmacy
Source - Prasad Patil, City Journalist, College Dekho