Government College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad

Quick Facts

Genders Accepted
  • Estd. Year: 1996
  • Total Faculty: 13
  • Total Students Enrollment: 447

About College

The city of Aurangabad, in Maharashtra, is home to a Government College of Pharmacy. It was founded in the year 1996. Shri Govindbhaiji Shroff, an eminent educationist and political personality was behind the efforts to develop this institution. The Government College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad (GCPA) is affiliated to the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, also located in Aurangabad. This affiliation ensures that the college remains recognized by the UGC (University Grants Commission). The tech courses in the institute are recognized by the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). In addition, the GCPA has also been accredited by the NBA (National Board of Accreditation). 

The PCI (Pharmacy Council of India) too has recognized the programmes here, as is the norm for pharma- based programmes in the country. Pharmacy related courses are available at this college right from the UG till doctoral levels. The B. Pharm and the M. Pharm programmes are offered at the undergrad and post grad levels respectively. The former is a four- year programme, while the latter lasts for two years. The latter can be availed under two specializations. These are in the areas of Pharmaceutics and in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. In addition, there is a diploma in pharmacy. This is meant for working professionals, seeking a skill upgrade, but not able to devote full working hours to any academic programme. 

Admissions to the various programmes at the master’s level is via the GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test). This is a test conducted by the AICTE. For the UG level, it is the DTE (Directorate of Technical Education) that finalizes the list. Doctoral programmes may also be undertaken here. Research is another key aspect, here at the Government College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad. To facilitate this research, the library here is one of the best stocked within the region. Besides the physical books on display, it also provides digital access to en number of international academic journals for research and academic purposes.

The campus has much to offer. There is a sports field where cricket and football may be played. Facilities are also there for indoor sports. The gymnasium may also be used by all. A large auditorium is there to facilitate major events, at both intra and inter college level. The campus is Wi- Fi enabled. Science laboratories have the latest of equipment. A health centre is also there to cater to medical emergencies. Hygienic food is prepared at the college cafeteria. PG facilities for both boys as well as girls, banking facilities with ATMs, access to public transport and convenience stores may all be availed from immediately outside the college’s campus. 


Pharmacy (B.Pharma)

Median Package 1.50 Lakhs

Pharmacy (M.Pharma)

Median Package 2.50 Lakhs

Pharmacy (Pharm.D)

Median Package 2.50 Lakhs
Source: NIRF


  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Cafeteria Cafeteria
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • IT Infrastructure IT Infrastructure
  • Laboratories Laboratories
  • Alumni Alumni Associations

Questions related to Government College of Pharmacy, Aurangabad

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when will the pharm d form come out please tell me online or pffline

NAVNEET PANDEY 20th Dec, 2019

Hello deepak

For admission in pharma D in government college of pharmacy aurangabad you have to clear an online admission test known as Maharashtra common entrance test which will held in January ,the students will be selected through MH-CET merit list.

I hope it helps

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Government College of Pharmacy, Opp. Govt. Polytechnic, Osmanpura, Aurangabad, Maharashtra - 431005, India
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