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Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (L8)
  • Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
  • 795
  • Estd: 2002
  • Type: Private Un Aided-Autonomous
  • Affiliated From: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur, Ananthapuramu
  • Approved By: UGC, AICTE, PCI , APSCHE
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  • Accredited By: NAAC-B, NBA
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Overview

Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (RIPER) is synonymous with high quality of Pharmacy education. The institute was established by a group of pharmacy teachers in the year 2002 under Raghavendra Educational and Rural Development Society (RERDS) with Reg. No.198 /2001.

RIPER started in the year 2002 with Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) followed by Diploma of Pharmacy (D.Pharm) and has attained enormous growth by offering Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in various specializations such as Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy Practice, Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). It is our pride to inform that we are conducting Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Programme (Six years integrated course) and Pharm.D (Post Baccalaureate) by giving exposure to the students at various National Hospitals.

RIPER is one of the largest premier pharmacy institute in the country, approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi and affiliated by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA), Andhra Pradesh, India.

RIPER is conferred with Autonomous Status according to the 2 (f) and 12 (B)  as per University Grants Commission (UGC) for a period of six years w.e.f. 2016-2017 to 2021-2022. The college is accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi for under graduate course (UG) and National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with “B” grade.

RIPER was ranked 20th (2016) & 63th (2019) in India according to National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), released by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, New Delhi.

The infrastructure available makes the college a conducive academic learning that provides students with quality education in a clean, comfortable environment. The college is functioning as self – financed institution in its own lush green and noise free campus, located on the highway to Chennai from Ananthapuramu, just adjacent to Sri Krishnadevaraya University (SKU), Anantapur.

The institute location i.e Anantapuramu (Anantapur) is proximal to many historical places for tourism like, Puttaparthi Prashanthi Nilayam, Lepakshi, Nandhi Hills, Belum Caves, Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy Matt, Yaganti, Kadiri, etc..

Courses & Fees
Course Info Duration Intake Total Fees Aprox
Pharmaceutical Sciences

Full Time

4 Years 100 1.4 Lakh
Course Info Duration Intake Total Fees Aprox
Pharmacy Practice

Full Time

3 Years 10 2.04 Lakh
Course Info Duration Intake Total Fees Aprox
Pharmacy Practice

Full Time

6 Years 30 4.08 Lakh
Course Info Duration Intake Total Fees Aprox
Pharmaceutics

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Pharmaceutical Analysis

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Pharmacology

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Industrial Pharmacy

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Pharmacy Practice

Full Time

2 Years 15 2.20 Lakh
Admissions

Diploma in Pharmacy (D. Pharmacy) - Admission Criteria

The admissions are done by the Regional Joint Director, State Board of Technical Education and Training (SBTET), Hyderabad based on the merit at the intermediate level. Candidate shall have passed Intermediate (Bi.P.C. or M.P.C.) or 12 years Higher Secondary Education Board Exam of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE).

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B. Pharmacy) - Admission Criteria

First Year B. Pharmacy: Candidate shall have passed 10+2 examination conducted by the respective State/Central government authorities recognized as equivalent to 10+2 examination by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (P.C.M) and or Biology (P.C.B / P.C.M.B.) as optional subjects individually. Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.

B. Pharmacy Lateral Entry (to Third Semester): A pass in D. Pharmacy programme from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.

Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharmacy) - Admission Criteria

B. Pharmacy degree examination of an Indian University established by law in India from an institution approved by  Pharmacy  Council  of  India  and  has  scored  not  less  than  55%  of  the  maximum  marks  (aggregate  of  four years of B. Pharmacy).

Provided that:

a) There shall be  reservation  of  seats  for  the  students  belonging  to  the  Scheduled  Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government/State Government/Union Territory Administration, as the case may be, from time to time.

b) For SC/ST candidates  the  prescribed  percentage  of  marks  will  be  50%  of  the  maximum marks (aggregate of four years of B. Pharmacy).

c) Every student, selected  for  admission  to  postgraduate  pharmacy  course  in  any  of  the  pharmacy  institution  in  the  country  should  have  obtained  Registration  with  the  State Pharmacy  Council  or  should  obtain  the  same  within  one  month  from  the  date  of  his admission, failing which the admission of the candidate shall be cancelled.

d) The admission is based on GPAT/ PGECET/ PIO/ FN/ Management categories and is subjected reservation policy of the government from time to time.

Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) - Admission Criteria

  1. 10+2 examination with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the two subjects: Mathematics or Biology.
  2. A pass in D. Pharmacy programme from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.
  3. Any other qualification approved by the Pharmacy Council of India as equivalent to any of the above examinations.
  4. Provided that a student should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the course.
  5. Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Classes in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government/State Government/Union Territory Administration as the case may be from time to time.

Doctor of Pharmacy (Post Baccalaureate) – Pharm.D (PB) - Admission Criteria

  1. A pass in B. Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India under section 12 of the Pharmacy Act.
  2. Provided that there shall be reservation of seats for the students belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and other Backward Classes in accordance with the instructions issued by the Central Government/State Government/Union Territory Administration as the case may be from time to time.

Ranking & Awards

  1. First  Pharmacy Institute to be established by Pharmacy Professionals in Andhra Pradesh.
  2. The first institution to be permanently affiliated by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Anantapur (JNTUA), Ananthapuramu, Andhra Pradesh.
  3. RIPER is the very first pharmacy institute to establish Post graduate programme in Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance (PA & QA) and Pharm. D Programme affiliated to JNTUAnantapur.
  4. The first pharmacy Institute conferred fresh autonomous status in the country by University Grants Commission ( from the year 2016-17 to 2021-2022).
  5. The institute was recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2 (f) & 12 (B) of the UGC Act 1956.
  6. Very first Institution to be accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA)  for UG Programme under Tier II.
  7. RIPER bagged 20th rank (2016) and 63th rank (2019) in the country as per the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.
  8. RIPER recognized as research institution under Scientific Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by Department of Scientific & Industrial Reserach (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
  9. First institution to be recognized as Research Centre under JNTUA to carry out full time PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  10. Highest number of ratified Ph.D supervisors / ratified faculty members Under JNTUA.
  11. The very first pharmacy institute to empaneled for Knowledge partnership with National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) in Healthcare Technology (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India).
  12. The Institute bagged AWARD FOR INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL from faculty Branding Awards 2014 in Education Expo TV (Eet Crs).
  13. The Head of Institute – Principal, bagged BEST DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL from Faculty Branding Awards 2014 in Education Expo TV (Eet Crs).
  14. Received the Best Private Pharmaceutical Institute in Andhra Pradesh – Education Excellence Award 2013 – One Planet Research (Indo – Italian Research Center).
  15. RIPER, established Drug Testing Laboratory approved by Drug controller authority of INDIA.
  16. RIPER, established DST FIST Laboratory supported by Department of Science & Technology, Government of INDIA.
  17. First institute to establish GPAT cell  to offer extensive coaching for GPAT and other Competitive examinations.
  18. Recorded highest GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude test) qualified students in the region since 2009.
  19. Frequent Guest lectures / Workshops / Seminars from Eminent Resource persons from Industry / academia.
  20. More than 90 percent  placement for PG students since 2010.
  21. Documented more than 70 percent of UG students for higher studies.
  22. All the faculties are registered with the state pharmacy council as pharmacists.
  23. All faculties have professional life members of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA).
  24. RIPER, Headquarters for ISPOR (AP Chapter) & Student Chapter, IPA-Ananthapuramu local branch and RSC Deccan – RIPER Branch.
  25. For the clearance of ethical issues in research related to animal and human subjects, CPCSEA approved Institutional Animal Ethical Committee (IAEC) and RDT hospital supported Institution Review Board (IRB), have been established.
  26. RIPER, for carrying out student’s project, Placements, industrial visits, hospital visits, clinical pharmacy learning (internship and training) and practices have made collaborations and MoU’s with reputed Universities, industries and healthcare settings.
    • Toledo University, USA
    • National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai (WHO approved Research center in India).
    • Yenapoya University, Mangalore, Karnataka
    • Waksman Selman Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd, Ananthapuramu.
    • Rexer Pharma Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad
    • AIMEX Pharma, Hyderabad.
    • M/s Pellets Pharma Ltd, Medak
    • Trimurthy formulations Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad
    • RA Chem Pharma Ltd, Hyderabad
    • Rural Development Trust (RDT) Hospital, Bathalipalli.
    • Fortis Healthcare Limited, Mulund, Mumbai
    • Celebron Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Madapur, Hyderabad for National Skill Certification and Monetary reward scheme under “Pradhan Mantry Kaushal Vikas Yojna“

Research Activities

  1. Functioning as a private non-profit organization, recognized as SIRO by DSIR in the year 2018.
  2. In the Year 2010, it was started as Centre for Pharmaceutical Research (CPR) as annex to Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (RIPER), but From 2016, it is renamed as RERDS – Centre for Pharmaceutical Research (CPR) and functioning as independent organization with its own decentralized facility, faculty, vision and objectives vide RERDS society resolution.
  3. Published more than 500 Research and review articles in national and international journals.
  4. Received worth more than 2.0 crores funds from various government funding agencies like AICTE, UGC, DBT. 
  5. The major research activities includes dosage form design, drug testing, pharmacological testing drugs screening, isolation and characterization of active ingredients in herbal drugs.

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Placements

More than 80% of PG students were placed through Placement Cell.

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