Bombay College of Pharmacy is one of the most leading and recognized pharmacy institutions in India. The institution was established in 1957 by the Indian Pharmaceutical Association Maharashtra State Branch (IPA-MSB) with financial assistance from the Government of Maharashtra and other pharmaceutical corporations. It offers bachelors, masters, doctorate and diploma courses to the students. BCP has generated more than 1500 Pharmacists and 300 M.Pharma and 170 Ph.D., graduates. The traveling expense is moderate as the college is just 2.5km away from both Santacruz and Kurla railway stations. The college ranked 24th in NIRF 2020.
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Highlights
|Established in | Type||1957 | Private|
|Affiliated to||University of Mumbai|
|Approved by||AICTE/ PCI|
|Exams||GPAT/MHT-CET/Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET)|
|Campus size||4 Acres|
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Courses
The institution offers both UG and PG courses in Pharmacy with B.Pharma, M.Pharma & Ph.D. Following are the course details along with a number of seats available and duration of the courses:
|B.Pharm||Pharmacy||Eligibility: 10+2 with Science stream and MHTCET entrance exam
Duration: 4 years
|B.Pharm Lateral||Pharmacy||Eligibility: D.Pharm
Duration: 3 years
|M.Pharm||Pharmaceutical Analysis||Eligibility: B.Pharm. and GPAT merit marks
Duration: 2 years
|Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry|
|Pharmacology & Toxicology|
|Ph.D.||Technical||Eligibility: M.Pharm and GPAT merit marks
Duration: 2 to 4 years
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Admission
BCP has an annual intake of more than 150 students. The students need to qualify and fulfill the following eligibility criteria in order to get admission into the college according to the courses they are applying for.
How to Apply?
- Appear for MHT-CET to get merit rank and apply for admissions.
- M.Pharm and Ph.D. selection procedure is based upon merit marks secured in the Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT).
- The qualifying candidates would need to appear for the counseling process further.
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Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Placement
The placement cell of the college is very active and functional. Several corporations are linked to the students because of the sincere and determined efforts of the college. Pharmaceutical Industries that visited BCP for recruiting for UG and PG students: Ambernath Organics, GlaxoSmithKline, Wockhardt, Cipla, Panacea Biotec Ltd, TCS, etc.
Tabulated below is the placement statistics for the college for the previous 3 academic years:
|Academic year||Students placed||Average annual salary INR|
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Scholarship
Various scholarships are provided to the meritorious students on the behalf of the Government of Maharashtra and DTE, Maharashtra. Apart from the state government scholarships, a number of other free ships and scholarships are offered at the institute level:
- Dr. HK Bhabha Scholarship
- Madhoola Sindhoo Scholarship
- Pandal Merit Scholarship
- Dr. Karzikazdar Scholarship
- Late Sumitra V Padval Scholarship
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Facilities
Being a Pharmacy college, facilities like laboratories, research, and library are very important aspects to be provided to the students. The list below gives information about some of the facilities:
- Library: A total of 500 students are registered in the library where 150 students use the library on average. A spacious library with various kinds of books is available. It is 2400 square feet with more than 9000 books and volumes.
- Auditorium: The auditorium is available for various faculty speeches for events.
- Laboratories: A good number of laboratories are available to students for research. They are a minimum of 75 square meters and comply with laid out standards.
- The Sports Complex is available to students for athletics purposes.
- Hospital/medical facilities are available.
Bombay College of Pharmacy Mumbai Faculty
In all the departments, the professors and teachers are good and highly qualified. Most of them are Ph.D. in medicine which adds up more to their educational context. All the faculty members are kind enough to clear all the concepts and help the students regarding any difficulty.
In the last 3 years, the faculty has taken part in many projects and consultations. They have guided in publishing 2 intellectual property rights patents and undertaken 55 Sponsored projects. 79 consultancy projects have also been done by the faculty which provides a lot of training and learning opportunities for the students.
The college has 36 faculty members in the following categories:
- Professor: 6
- Assistant Professor: 4
- Associate Professor: 26
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