About BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani is a Deemed-to-be University, recognized as an Institute of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India, in 2020. It is currently offering on-campus programmes to more than 18,500 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Dubai. BITS has been ranked 188 in QS Asia University Rankings 2023, the only private institute from India in Asia Top 200. Further, BITS Pilani has been ranked among the top 300 in QS World University Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 and within the top 8 in India. The university is committed to innovation, excellence, and merit-based admissions. It prioritizes research, with faculty securing over ₹398 crore funding over the past five years. Entrepreneurial success is also a hallmark of BITS Pilani, with 14 BITSian unicorns, 1 decacorn, and over 7500 founders and co-founders of various enterprises

About the Department of Pharmacy

The Department of Pharmacy at Hyderabad Campus established in 2008 is actively involved in various cutting edge research areas, with a committed team of 16 faculty members and more than 90 research scholars. Several patents, faculty-led startups, sponsored research grants and publications in prestigious journals with high-impact factors demonstrate our faculty members’ dedication and research potential. Additionally, the department has a state-of-the-art infrastructure for teaching (B. Pharm., M. Pharm. and PhD programmes) and carrying out advanced pharmaceutical research. BITS Pilani (combined Pilani and Hyderabad) has been ranked 3rd by MoE National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2023 and is being in top six positions since year 2017 in NIRF Pharmacy subject category. It stands in the 101-150 band by QS World Subject Rankings-2023 for Pharmacy and Pharmacology.

The Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC) is an endeavor of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, which aims to improve the research ecosystem of India's higher education institutions by facilitating joint research projects involving faculty and student mobility between highly ranked Indian institutions and internationally ranked foreign institutions. The SPARC Scheme is anticipated to have a significant impact on several areas, including the provision of the best international expertise to address pressing national issues, the introduction of Indian academicians to the most successful international collaborators overseas, the facilitation of extended faculty stays in India, the chance for Indian students to work in top-notch laboratories, the development of strong bilateral research relationships, and the enhancement of Indian institutions' standing internationally.

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