Type of College

Constituent University College

Accreditation & Recognition

AICTE, UGC, NBA, PCI, NAAC with "A" Grade




Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune

About Poona College of Pharmacy

In 1981, Poona College of Pharmacy was established by late Dr. Patangrao Kadam (founder of Bharati Vidyapeeth). Till 1981, there was no pharmacy college in this region. So, realizing the need for training the aspirants in Pharmaceutical Sciences this college was established and providing excellent education in the field of pharmacy.

The first principal Dr. Shivajirao Kadam, a very dynamic man with a great academic excellence and served as its principal for 25 years. As of right now, it is one of the best pharmacy colleges in the country for its academic excellence.

Earlier, it was affiliated with Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune (formerly known as University of Pune). Now it is one of the constituent units of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pune.

It is recognized and approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi.

It was accredited by both accreditation i.e. National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" grade.

It is a grant-in-aid and ISO 9001-2008 certified institute, conducting graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in Pharmaceutical Sciences stream with various specializations.
In addition to these, the college has been receiving grants from all the major funding agencies like AICTE, UGC, DST, DBT, DRDO etc.

All Admissions are done by the Bharati Vidyapeeth University. To know more about the admissions click here!


  • To be recognized as a premier pharmacy institution of academic excellence


  • To produce competent pharmacists catering to the needs of Industry, Academia, Research and Society
  • To create a centre of excellence for education and research in the field of pharmaceutical sciences
  • To contribute our humble share to ensure the well being and to reduce the suffering of mankind
  • 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, 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
  • The college houses spaciously laid out, highly equipped and properly maintained laboratories for different branches of Pharmacy viz. Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy and Natural Products, Quality Assurance, Microbiology, Computer Education, Industrial Pharmacy, Tissue Culture, Computer Aided Drug Design and Polymer Research
  • 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
  • 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
  • The institute consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment

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
Master of Pharmacy Full Time 2 Years B.Pharm
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Pharmacy Full Time 5 Years + 1 Year Internship 10+2 or Qualifying Course
Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
Doctor of Pharmacy - Post Baccalaureate (Pharm.D) Full Time 2 Years Plus 1-Year Internship B.Pharm


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.

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





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