Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Private Est. 2000Guwahati, Assam
About College

Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (GIPS) was established by Shrimanta Shankar Academy (SSA) in 2007, with the prime objective to provide best pharmaceutical education and to promote research and development activities in North Eastern region of India. The institute has the vision to produce world-class, competent pharmacists who will make a long-lasting impact in the field of pharmaceutical and health sciences. The institute has been ranked 72nd for the year 2020 by NIRF, MHRD, Govt. of India and its B. Pharm program is accredited by NBA. In addition, the institute (a unit of SSA) is recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India, as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO).The Institution is affiliated to Assam Science and Technology University (ASTU), Guwahati, Assam, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and recognized by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi.


GIPS Ranked 72nd in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF- 2019) 

GIPS-Guwahati secured 72nd rank among Pharmacy Institutes in India in NATIONAL INSTITUTIONAL RANKING FRAMEWORK (NIRF-2019), MHRD Govt. of India. The National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) was approved by the MHRD (Ministry of Human Resource Development) and launched by honourable Minister of Human Resource Development in the year 2015. 

Accredited by National Board of accreditation (NBA) 

Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Guwahati established in 2007 and began its operations as the first non-government pharmacy institute in the state of Assam. The B. Pharmacy program offered by the institute is provisionally accredited by National board of Accreditation (NBA) for academic year 2016-17 to 2018-19 and Reaccredited for the academic year 2019-20 to 2021-2022. It becomes the first pharmacy institute in the Northeast region achieve this feat.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) MoU with Academic Institutes 

• SRES’ Sanjivani College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Shinganapur, Kopargaon, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

 • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), NH- 37 Bypass, Near Game Village, Lalmati, Guwahati

. • Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (RIPER), KR Palli Cross, Near SK University, Anantapur Dt, Andhra Pradesh. 

• Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CLPT) (Autonomous), Chalapathi Nagar, Lam, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. 

• M/s ICT Academy, Perungudi, Chennai, Tamilnadu

 • Dr. D. Y, Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pimri, Pune.

 • Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing Sciences, Zemabawk, Aizawl , Mizoram. 

• Northern University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. • Southeast University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

ADDRESS:- GIPS-GUWAHATI Azara, Hathkhowapara, NH-37 Guwahati-781017, Assam, India 

Phone: 0361-2843405  E-mail: [email protected]


ADMISSION ENQUIRY +91-7099345456 (M)  

Admission Process

Seat Distribution for Pharmacy Colleges 

Seat distribution for Pharmacy courses in Assam is approved by  PCI (Pharmacy Council of India) ( and AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) ( )

To download the Prospectus for admission of Pharmacy in Assam : Click Here

Admission to D. Pharm/ B. Pharm 

Candidates seeking admission to First year Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharm), First year Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharm) have to collect admission form and prospectus from the institute or the office of the Secretary, Shrimanta Shankar Academy, Panbazar, Guwahati. Duly filled application form is to be submitted to the institution before the prescribed last date. The selection for admission is purely on merit basis depending upon 10+2 Science marks in PCM/ PCB and performance in the written test or interview. The merit list of the selected candidates for admission will bedisplayed in the institute notice board as well as in the institute website. 

Seat distribution for Pharmacy courses in Assam is approved by  PCI (Pharmacy Council of India) ( and AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) ( ), New Delhi. 

Admission to B. Pharm (Lateral Entry) 

Candidates, who have passed D. Pharm programme with not less than 50% marks in aggregate from institute approved by Pharmacy Council of India, shall be eligible to this course. The candidates shall be admitted directly to 3rd semester (2nd year) B. Pharm course

Admission to M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

 Candidates, who have passed B. Pharm programme from any PCI and AICTE recognized institute with not less than 50% marks in aggregate are eligible for admission. GPAT qualified candidates will be given preference in admission and are eligible to receive scholarship from the MHRD, Govt. of India.


D. Pharm

2 years


For Diploma in Pharmacy, the student should have passed 10+2 or Intermediate exam with Science as a subject

  • First-year of Three year Degree course in Science
  • Pre-degree examination
  • Any other qualification approved by the PCI.

The medium of instruction shall be in English. The examination is conducted by the Board of Examination Authority of the state. It is a basic level Certificate program where Diploma Certification is awarded.

B. Pharm

4 years

UGCandidate shall have passed 10+2 examination conducted by the respective state/central government authorities recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (P.C.M) and or Biology (P.C.B / P.C.M.B.) as optional subjects individually. Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.
B. Pharm lateral entry UGThe minimum qualification for admission into second year of the B. Pharm course (Lateral Entry) is a pass in D. Pharm. course from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act

M. Pharm

2 years

  1. The candidate should have passed B. Pharm degree examination  PCI recognized University with 50% (45% in case of SC/ST/ OBC candidates) aggregate marks.
  2. Selected candidate for admission to post graduate pharmacy program in any PCI approved institutions should have obtained registration with the State Pharmacy Council or should obtain the same within one month from the date of his/her admission
  3. It is mandatory to submit a migration certificate obtained from the respective University where the candidate had passed his/her qualifying degree (B. Pharm)
  • The candidate gets a chance to select the specializations like Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmacognosy, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Clinical Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Technology, a  and Biopharmaceutics, Drug Regulatory Affairs, Bulk Drugs, Medicinal Natural Products, Pharmaceutical Administration, Medicinal Chemistry, Drug Discovery and Development, Pharmaceutical Marketing Management, Phytopharmaceuticals, and Natural products, Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry as per the availability in the applying college.



  1. A candidate who has obtained a Masters's degree from a University recognized as equivalent securing not less than 50% of the aggregate marks prescribed for the examination, and passed the entrance examination for the Ph.D. degree course, shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D Degree Course.
  2. A candidate with an M. Phil Degree of this University or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto in the concerned or cognate subject shall also be eligible for admission to the Ph. D Degree course, after passing the entrance examination as prescribed.

Note: The Admission Process is written as per the ordinance of the official Counselling Agency.

Fee Structure

Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, Guwahati

Course Fees for the academic session 2021-22 (Click here)

D. Pharm

YearDate of paymentAdmission Fees (Rs)Tuition fees (per semester) (Rs)Library and IT service Fees (Rs)Development fees (Annual) (Rs)Student activity & welfare fund (Annual) (Rs)Caution money (Refundable) (Rs)Elec. charge Annual (Rs)Total (Rs)
FirstAt the time of admission10,00048,0002,000Nil5,00010,0005,00080,000
30th Jan, 2022Nil53,0002,00010,000NilNilNil65,000 
Second30th Aug, 2022Nil53,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00065,000
30th Jan, 2023Nil53,0002,00010,000NilNilNil65,000 

B. Pharm

SemesterDate of paymentAdmission Fees (Rs)Tuition fees (per semester) (Rs)Library and IT service Fees (Rs)Development fees (Annual) (Rs)Student activity & welfare fund (Annual) (Rs)Caution money (Refundable) (Rs)Elec. charge Annual (Rs)Total (Rs)
First Semester (I Year)At the time of admission10,00054,0002,000Nil5,00010,0005,00086,000
Second Semester (I Year)30th Jan, 2022Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000
Third Semester (II Year)30th Aug, 2022Nil60,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00072,000
Fourth Semester (II Year)30th Jan, 2023Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000
Fifth Semester (III Year)30th Aug, 2023Nil60,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00072,000
Sixth Semester (III Year)30th Jan, 2024Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000
Seventh Semester (IV Year)30th Aug, 2024Nil60,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00072,000
Eighth Semester (IV Year)30th Jan, 2025Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000

B. Pharm (Lateral entry)

SemesterDate of paymentAdmission Fees (Rs)Tuition fees (per semester) (Rs)Library and IT service Fees (Rs)Development fees (Annual) (Rs)Student activity & welfare fund (Annual) (Rs)Caution money (Refundable) (Rs)Elec. charge Annual (Rs)Total (Rs)
Third Semester (II Year)At the time of admission10,00055,0002,000Nil5,00010,0005,00087,000
Fourth Semester (II Year)30th Jan, 2022Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000
Fifth Semester (III Year)30th Aug, 2022Nil60,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00072,000
Sixth Semester (III Year)30th Jan, 2023Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000
Seventh Semester (IV Year)30th Aug, 2023Nil60,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00072,000
Eighth Semester (IV Year)30th Jan, 2024Nil60,0002,00010,000NilNilNil72,000

M. Pharm (All Subjects)

SemesterDate of paymentAdmission Fees (Rs)Tuition fees (per semester) (Rs)Library and IT service Fees (Rs)Development fees (Annual) (Rs)Student activity & welfare fund (Annual) (Rs)Caution money (Refundable) (Rs)Elec. charge Annual (Rs)Total (Rs)
First Semester (I Year)At the time of admission10,00063,0002,000Nil5,00010,0005,00095,000
Second Semester (I Year)30th Jan, 2022Nil63,0002,00010,000NilNilNil75,000
Third Semester (II Year)30th Aug, 2022Nil63,0002,000Nil5,000Nil5,00075,000
Fourth Semester (II Year)30th Jan, 2023Nil63,0002,00010,000NilNilNil75,000

B. Pharm (Practice)

YearDate of paymentAdmission Fees (Rs)Tuition fees (per semester) (Rs)Library and IT service Fees (Rs)Development fees (Annual) (Rs)Student activity & welfare fund (Annual) (Rs)Caution money (Refundable) (Rs)Elec. charge Annual (Rs)Total (Rs)
FirstAt the time of admission5,00025,0001,000Nil2,00010,0002,00045,000
30th Jan, 2022Nil20,000Nil10,000NilNilNil30,000 
Second30th Aug, 2022Nil20,0001,000Nil2,000Nil2,00025,000
30th Jan, 2023Nil20,000Nil10,000NilNilNil30,000 

Note: The Fee Structure is as per the Notification of the official Counselling Agency, Please visit the official website in subject to any changes.

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