JSS College of Pharmacy (JSSCP), Ooty has been awarded with ACPE certification by the Accreditation Council of Pharmacy Education in US for best quality pharmacy education, mainly for Pharm D course.
JSSCP has reached a milestone becoming the first college in India and second in the world to achieve this recognition outside the USA.
This top-level recognition was first received by the King Saud University College of Pharmacy in Saudi Arabia in 2013. This accreditation is given for quality education for professional degree programmes in Pharmacy. JSS College is recognised for its Pharm D course said Dr D Dhanapal, principal of the college.
With this certification, JSSCP joins an elite group of pharmacy education institutions representing the highest international standards of instruction in pharmacy education. The college was established in 1980 with a view to provide job oriented professional courses in pharmacy.
JSS College of Pharmacy is affiliated to JSS University, Mysore, whose vice chancellor is Dr B Suresh, president of the Pharmacy Council of India. The College and the University are accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' Grade.
"The college is working towards becoming a centre of excellence in pharmaceutical education and research and will be world leader in the field of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice with a vision of strengthening the healthcare of the country", commented Dr Dhanapal, principal of the college.