The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and
Research (NIPER, Kolkata) has been created as a centre of excellence for higher
education, research and development in pharmaceutical sciences.
The Institute offers in M.S.(Pharm.) in Medicinal Chemistry,
Natural Products and Pharmacoinformatics. The Institute admits students for the
M.S(Pharm.) through a common entrance test conducted by NIPER, Mohali. In future
the number of M.S. programs would be increased and Ph.D programs would also be
started in various disciplines of pharmaceutical sciences every year.