Pharmacists are an integral part of the healthcare workforce. They have a wide range of career options, including pharmaceutical manufacturing, research, clinical and retail areas.
BLDE Association's SSM College of Pharmacy and Research Centre is a trusted name in pharmacy education. It was founded in 1982 and since then it has earned great respect and reputation across the state of Karnataka for imparting quality pharmaceutical education.
The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, and recognized and approved by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi, and All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi. The college is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with A++ grade. The 1st Pharmacy College in the country to have earned this recognition.
The College offers PG Courses in six departments, namely, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance. Integrated PG, B Pharm and DPharm are the other courses offered. Values Added Courses offered include Certificate Course in Clinical Research, Certificate Course in Chemical and Biochemical Analysis.
The college has excellent infrastructure consisting of classrooms with modern information and communication technology facilities and laboratories comprising state-of-the-art equipment. The college has given top priority to research activities. Over the last five years, it has published over 350 research papers.
To provide and ensure quality pharmaceutical education, practice and research on par with global standards and to meet the healthcare needs of the backward region of North Karnataka.
Empowering graduates in application based knowledge with a high degree professional integrity and ethics.
Integrity: We foster, encourage and expect honesty and the highest ethical standards in all that we do.
Respect: We embrace a culture of professionalism with respect for the dignity of all persons, honouring the unique contributions provided by a diversity of perspectives and cultures.
Teamwork: We seek to create interdisciplinary, synergistic and collegial relationships characterised by collaboration, inclusiveness and flexibility.
Creativity: We encourage and support innovation, imagination, ingenuity, resourcefulness and vision.
Excellence: We strive to achieve, through continuous improvement and adherence to institutional policies and best practices, the highest quality and standards in all our endeavours.