P. Wadhwani College of Pharmacy: Where Opportunities Galore in Pharmacy Education & Research
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The mission of the institute is to emerge as one of the best national level pharmacy educational and research institute by providing platform to students for their quality education and development of multidimensional personality while developing a sense of ethical and social responsibilities, professionalism and commitment among all the members of management, staff and students.

Post-independence, the pharmacy profession and education have undergone a sea change as a provider of healthcare services in India. Pharmacy profession has evolved from its conventional and traditional drug focused basis to an advanced patient focused basis over the years. This advancement in the role of pharmacist calls for them to be the part of the broader health care team working for providing better health care for the patients, thus contributing in achieving the global millennium development goals.

An institute that is providing pharmacy education while keeping the competence with the changing roles of a professional pharmacist is P. Wadhwani College of Pharmacy, Yavatmal (PWCOP). The college started offering Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm.) education in 1993 and Degree course in Pharmacy (B.Pharm) program in 1997 followed by post-graduate course (M.Pharm.) in 2006 in the subject Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Quality Assurance, & Pharmacology.

The college is recognized as a Centre for Ph.D. program by Sant Gadge baba (SGB) Amravati University and is presently known as one of the premier institutions affiliated to Amravati University. The college is also recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) New Delhi, Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), and Directorate of Technical Education Mumbai.

Where Education Meets Excellence

PWCOP has a sprawling green campus & a glorious building with spacious, modernized, and high-tech classrooms and laboratories. The laboratory infrastructure is well equipped with sophisticated instruments, and the library with more than 12000 books, 50 national & international journals. PWCOP attracts students from far and wide. The state-of-the-art infrastructure, research facilities and professional environment for students perfecting as a multi-skilled and resilient pharmacist to take up the global challenges in the Pharmacy profession through discipline and strategic teaching programmes.

The institution adheres to all quality measures in education to its students. No wonder then that many of the students of PWCOP easily get terms of imparting GPAT scholarships for pursuing higher education. Those who embark on higher education abroad, after their graduation from PWCOP, get selected in prestigious international universities of  UK, USA and Australia, to name a few. Industries like Ranbaxy, Dr. Reddy’s, Sun Pharma and so on have a number of students from PWCOP working in various capacities.

The college has received significant financial assistance from CSIR, DST, ICMR, UGC, AICTE, and other funding agencies to carry out various research projects, organize national seminars, and modernize the laboratories. Workshops, quality improvement programs and seminars are timely organized to hone the skills of PG students and faculty with such financial support. The college publishes its own open access international journal ‘International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Technology’ for Pharmaceutical Scientists. The journal publishes research papers, reviews, commentaries and letters to the editor as well as special issues.

The Frontrunners of the Institution

PWCOP is established under Yavatmal Zilla Vikas Samiti in the year 1985 initiated by a collaborative effort from Shri. Mukul Wasnik, Ex. Minister HRD, Shri. Shivajirao Moghe, Ex. Minister for Transport and Self Employment, M. S. and Shri. Jagdish G. Wadhwani Chairman of Yavatmal Zilla Vikas Samiti Yavatmal.

The able leadership of an adept personality, Shri. Jagdish G. Wadhwani, Chairman, and the dynamic vision of Dr. Anil V. Chandewar, Principal, along with the other members of society, P. Wadhwani College of Pharmacy has touched the heights of success & development. The influential leaders of the institution are working diligently to offer best opportunities in pharmacy education and research for the betterment of society.

Rewarding Career Opportunities

The college provides platform for students to attain quality education and develop a multidimensional personality. An ‘Industry – Institute Partnership Cell’ has been established recently to ensure healthy and fruitful interaction with pharmaceutical industries. PWCOP has a placement cell that helps its graduates to get rewarding jobs in industries. The institute collaborates with Industries, Academic and Healthcare institutions for the promotion of research, exchange of information, to enhance placement opportunities for students and to provide opportunities and lifelong support to its alumni in recognition of their special relationship to the college. The institute has collaborations with Cognizant Mumbai, NM Pharma Amravati, Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Mumbai, and Gentek Lifesciences, Wardha.

PWCOP is conducting various  DST sponsored Entrepreneurship Development Programs in association with MITCON to promote various central government schemes like Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Yojana, Start Up India  and the concept of Make in India. The institute aims at developing sense of ethical and social responsibilities, professionalism and commitment among all members of management, staff and students.

 “Words of Trust”

The entire fraternity of this college is very much supportive. The college has good ambience & infrastructure with well developed research facility with sophisticated instrumentation. The faculty members also take personal care for each and every student. We also celebrate many festivals, cultural days, conduct seminars, sports competition and other extracurricular activities.

__Ms. Nilima Kinekar, M. Pharm.(Pharmacology) Student

I am proud to be a part of PWCOP family as it imparts its students a sound full technical education along with a blend of recreation. The teachers are very talented helpful, friendly and give their best for their students. Also the laboratory, library and campus of our college are full of facilities. My college provides its students a golden pathway for the complete and overall development of a budding pharma-enthusiast.

__Ms. Aarti Nahar, B. Pharm. IInd Year Student

I am really lucky to get admission in PWCOP. I am really very glad & delighted as I have found extraordinary education, grand infrastructure & satisfactory facilities. The principal, faculty & all the staff members of my college are very kind & co-operative.

__Mr. Mohit Singi, B. Pharm. Final Year Student

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