Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy which claims to be one of the best pharmacy colleges in Bengaluru was established in 1985. The college offers several degrees in pharmacy such as B.Pharm, Pharm (D) courses at UG level, and M.Pharm, Pharm (D) -PB at PG level. It also offers Diploma course in the D.Pharm course and Ph.D. program at the doctoral level. 

The admission to the given courses is done based on both entrance exams and merit. The application mode is online. Some of the top recruiters who visit the college are Cipla, Biocon, Kemwell, Bio Plus, Himalaya, SPI Pharma, etc.

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Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1985 | Private
Approved By Pharmacy Council of India, AICTE
Accredited By NAAC with ‘A’ grade
Recognized By Govt. of Karnataka
Affiliated To Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)
Courses Offered D. Pharm, B. Pharm, M. Pharm, Pharm D, Pharm D – PB, and Ph.D.
Application Mode Online and Offline
Admission Criteria Merit-based and Entrance Test
Top Recruiters Cipla, Biocon, SPI Pharma, Kemwell, BioPlus, Himalaya
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Food Court, Gym, Finishing School, Sports, High-tech Labs
Official Website https://pharmacy.krupanidhi.edu.in/

Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Courses

KCP offers pharmacy courses right from diploma to doctoral level. The details regarding each course are mentioned below.

Courses Details
D. Pharm (Diploma in Pharmacy) Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with PCM or PCB or Vocational course with PCM or PCB
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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B. Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and any one of Mathematics or Computer Science or Biotechnology or Biology with a minimum of 40% aggregate (35% for reserved students)
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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B. Pharm Lateral Entry (Bachelor of Pharmacy) Duration: 3 years Eligibility: Must have completed a Diploma in Pharmacy from a PCI recognized board. Selection Criteria: Merit-based
M. Pharm (Master of Pharmacy) Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical analysis, Quality assurance, and Pharmacognosy
Eligibility: Must have completed a B. Pharm degree from a recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate.
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Duration: 6 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 12th standard or PUC or an equivalent examination from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Pharm.D Lateral Entry (Doctor of Pharmacy) Duration: 3 years (Admission to the fourth year)
Eligibility: Must have completed B. PHARM degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Pharm.D – PB (Doctor of Pharmacy – Post Baccalaureate) Duration: 3 years (includes 1-year internship/ residency)
Eligibility: Must have completed B. PHARM degree or an equivalent degree from a recognized board
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) Duration: 4-5 years
Specializations: Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Pharmacology
Eligibility: Must have passed M. PHARM degree from a recognized board with first-class and not less than 50% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Admission

KCP offers the admission process in two modes viz. online and offline. Students should meet all the eligibility criteria of their desired course and all the information about the courses are given the table above.

How to apply? (Online)

  • The students must fill the application form available on the website https://edu.easebuzz.in/sign-up/KRUPANIDHI/applyonline/
  • The students must fill out their basic and educational details.
  • The students must upload all the required documents.
  • After filling the form, the students must pay the application fees of INR 500 (diploma) or INR 1000 (all the other courses except diploma)
  • After the application fee payment is done, the student must save the reference number which is generated for future processes.

How to apply? (Offline)

  • The student must download the application forms from the college website https://pharmacy.krupanidhi.edu.in/assets/pdf/app_form.pdf
  • The student must fill the application form thoroughly and attach the required documents along with the demand draft made to the respective department.
  • The student can either courier the entire application package or submit in person at the admissions office.
  • After the application fee payment is done, the student must save the reference number which is generated for future processes.

After the application forms are filled either by the online or offline mode and received by the admissions office, the selected students are informed through phone or email. After the selection, the students are required to pay their tuition fees before the due date either online or offline in the admissions office.

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Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Placement

KCP has a placement team that organizes career guidance and counseling sessions, off-campus and on-campus drives, industrial training, workshops, and resume-writing guidance for the students. The following table shows the placement information in the year 2018-2019 according to NIRF data.

Course No. of students who graduated No. of students that are placed Avg. salary of the placed students
UG (4-year) 43 24 INR 250000
PG (2-year) 5 5 INR 360000
PG (6-year) 19 19 INR 360000

Some of the top recruiters at the college are Cipla, Biocon, SPI Pharma, Kemwell, BioPlus, Himalaya, Kemwell, etc.

Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Scholarship

The students can apply for scholarships on the college website https://pharmacy.krupanidhi.edu.in/scholarship. The students can either receive a merit scholarship or a sports scholarship. Based on the credibility of the students, the college offers them scholarships.

Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Facilities

KCP is one of the colleges residing in the massive 11 acres of land of the Krupanidhi Group of Institutions located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Krupanidhi institutes provide free Wi-Fi access inside its campus to all the students. The library and hostel facility is common for all the institutes on the campus. KCP provides the following facilities to its students.

  • Laboratories: KCP has high-tech laboratories setup with modern infrastructure; the college has eighteen of such labs. All the laboratory personnel or staff are well trained and experts in their field. The list of the laboratories can be accessed under the Laboratories tab of this webpage https://pharmacy.krupanidhi.edu.in/campus
  • Hostel: The campus has hostels for girls and boys each. The institute provides clean and well-furnished rooms with different occupancy requirements of the students and free Wi-Fi access. There is a continuous process of expanding the hostel to incorporate more students.
  • Center for Pharmaceutical Professional Advancement (CPPA): KCP offers this program intending to enhance the student’s academic skills, honing soft skills, and making them employable by the top recruiters. The program strives to bridge the gap between an education course and employment. The program focuses on improving the analytical and comprehension skills of the students.
  • Extracurricular activities: The institute has varied sports facilities for volleyball, basketball, badminton, football, and cricket. There is a separate basketball court for the students. Due to the active participation of students and faculty, there are many sports clubs for different activities. The college also has societies and clubs such as the NSS, IT club, music club, and the cultural club. There is also a Women Development cell.

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Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy Faculty

According to the NIRF data, there are a total of 45 faculty members (Teaching staff), the distribution of faculty as per their designation is given in the table below:

Designation No. of staff members
Dean/ Principal/ Vice-Chancellor/ Director 01
Associate Professor 03
Assistant Professor 28
Professor 13

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Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy FAQs

Ques. Does the college intake foreign students?

Ans. Yes, the university provides admissions to foreign students. The entire admission procedure and document checklist is provided here https://pharmacy.krupanidhi.edu.in/foreign-national

Ques. Is the college handicap accessible?

Ans. The institute does have some handicap designed washrooms, but the college does not have ramps for wheelchair access.

Ques. Which are the best pharmacy colleges in Bangalore?

Ans. KCP is one of the best colleges in Karnataka. Although there are many at par colleges in Karnataka such as PES College of Pharmacy, M.S. Ramaiah, Government college of Pharmacy, etc. Also, check the top pharmacy college in Bangalore.

Ques. Which documents are required at the time of the admission process?

Ans. Following documents are required at the time of admission-
  • Relevant attested original and photocopies of mark sheets and passing certificates.
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Creamy Layer certificate. (if applicable)
  • Application fee payment receipt and reference number.

Ques. What entrance exams must be given for the courses at KCP?

Ans. A valid KCET score is required for admission in courses like B.Pharm and Pharm. (D) at KCP.