About Us

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is the first national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences with a proclaimed objective of becoming a centre of excellence for advanced studies and research in pharmaceutical sciences. The Government of India has declared NIPER as an 'Institute of National Importance'. It is an autonomous body set up under the aegis of Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. The Institute is conceived to provide leadership in pharmaceutical sciences and related areas not only within the country, but also to the countries in South East Asia, South Asia and Africa. NIPER is a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.

The Institute is located about 250 Km north of Delhi at S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali), Punjab on a total area of 130 acres.

"To become a globally recognized brand in the areas of education and research in pharmaceutical sciences for the benefit of people of India and other countries and the growth of the pharmaceutical industry."


bullet Imparting quality education in the areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences..
bullet Promotion of innovative and translation research.
bullet National/ international collaborative research and linkages.
bullet Study of national/ international pharmaceutical policy issues. 
bullet Collaboration with pharma industries to meet the global challenges.
bullet Creation of specialized centres to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical industries and other research and teaching institutes.
bullet Conducting programmes on drug surveillance including study of sociological aspects of drug 'use and abuse'.
bullet Community pharmacy and pharmaceutical management.
bullet Continuing education programme.
bullet Toning up the level of pharmaceutical education and research by training the future teachers, research scientists and managers for the industry and profession.
bullet Continuing education programmes
bullet Creation of National Centres to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical industries and other research and teaching institutes
bullet Collaboration with Indian industries to meet the global challenges
bullet National/International collaborative research
bullet Curriculum and media development
bullet Study of sociological aspects of drug 'use and abuse', and rural pharmacy, etc
bullet Conducting programmes on drug surveillance, community pharmacy and pharmaceutical management
Thrust Areas of Research
The following thrust areas have been identified for research at the Institute:
bullet Tuberculosis
bullet Malaria
bullet Diabetes
bullet Leishmaniasis
bullet Immunomodulation


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