Type of College

Constituent University College

Accreditation & Recognition





Manipal University, Manipal

About Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal is one of the constituent units of Manipal University, Manipal. It was established in 1963 by offering Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) course but later in 1965, it became a degree college by offering Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm).

As it was ranked one among the top private pharmacy institutions, the college runs courses as per the norms and conditions of Manipal University, Manipal and accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi.

It is recognized and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi.

The college is one of the best colleges to pursue the education in the field of pharmacy with special features and also well experienced and highly qualified faculty members.

The college has received research grants from CSIR, DST, ICMR, UGC, AICTE, DBT, DAE and pharmaceutical industries.

At present, the college offers undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, & doctorate course in pharmacy stream with various specializations. It also offers add-on certificate courses as well.

Admissions for general category are done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination for the specific course but some undergraduate courses, admissions done on the basis of academic rank in the All India Manipal Entrance Test (MET).

For Foreign/NRI Category:

Candidates applying under this category can write to foradmission@manipal.edu or call +91 820 - 2571000 / 2922400. For online application and details visit the official website i.e. www.manipal.edu/intlug


  • Excellence in Pharmaceutical Education and Research


  • Marching with the Times
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with an applied range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college  has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college  has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • Air-conditioned lecture halls fitted with good audiovisual aids give the right ambiance for the teacher and the taught
  • A highly qualified faculty with 72 full-time members is engaged in teaching. The faculty-student ratio is an enviable 1:12, which is better than the stipulated requirement. More than 85% of the teachers hold doctorate degrees and the rest are currently working towards acquiring Ph.D.
  • The college has research labs for pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmaceutical marketing and administration, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical quality assurance and pharmaceutical biotechnology
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed for the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has easy access to every kind of public transport. The campus has its own bus stop
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the boys & girls coming from far-off places
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility is available on the campus for the routine checkup for students as well as staff
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology

Special Features:

  • Well-qualified and experienced faculty
  • Multi-disciplinary campus
  • International collaborations
  • 100% Placements
  • Industry tie-ups
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Pharmacy Full Time 4 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Lateral Entry) Full Time 3 Years Diploma in Pharmacy
Master of Pharmacy Full Time 2 Years B.Pharm
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Diploma in Pharmacy Full Time 2 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Pharmacy Full Time 5 Years + 1 Year Internship 10+2 or Qualifying Course
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
Doctor of Pharmacy - Post Baccalaureate (Pharm.D) Full Time 2 Years Plus 1-Year Internship B.Pharm
Certificate Course on Research Orientation      


This Institute offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. https://manipal.edu/mcops-manipal.html

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • A/C Campus
  • Training





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