Center for Higher Learning
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is a 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. Objectives: Toning up the level of pharmaceutical education and research by training the future teachers, research scientists and managers for the industry and profession. Continuing education programmes. Creation of National Centres to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical industries and other research and teaching institutes. Collaboration with Indian industries to meet the global challenges. National/International collaborative research. Curriculum and media development. Study of sociological aspects of drug 'use and abuse', and rural pharmacy, etc Conducting programmes on drug surveillance, community pharmacy and pharmaceutical management.