Why Not MCOPS?
Choosing a college to pursue one’s education is as much important as choosing the course. For anyone opting for pharmacy education in India, MCOPS should be the first choice. This fifty-three-year-old institution has become the byword for quality education in pharmaceutical sciences from the diploma to postgraduate and doctoral programmes. Here is why MCOPS scores over its peers in pharmaceutical education in India.
Ranked third among the thousand and odd pharmaceutical institutions of India, MCOPS boasts robust infrastructure and a seventy strong faculty. The teachers are well qualified with most of them having doctorate degree. A large number of students from MCOPS secure GPAT scholarship and also perform well in other competitive examinations. Students are so well trained and educated that they readily fit into industry or pharmacy practice.
Clinical training at a teaching hospital is essential for training Pharm D and Pharm D Post Baccalaureate programmes. MCOPS has access to the clinical facilities of Kasturba Medical College Hospital.
Postgraduate teaching is facilitated through the conduct of workshops, seminars, symposiums and special guest lectures. Research facilities at MCOPS are of the highest order as the institution gets research grants from DST, DBT, CSIR, UGC and other funding institutions. The college accounts for a large number of scientific publications annually in high-impact journals.
Located in the serene student friendly atmosphere of Manipal, a hub of talents and skills, the institution has carved a niche for itself in education and research. MCOPS inculcates the basic skills, knowledge and personality in its students to make then employable and that is the reason why MCOPS graduates are pharmacy professionals with a difference. MCOPS also has tie-ups with a number of industries that offer training and short-term projects to our students. Many stalwarts from industry have been appointed as adjunct faculty in the institution. They visit MCOPS and teach our students and discuss with them the current issues and trends.
Our alumni spread across the world and occupying enviable positions in academia and industry are our brand ambassadors.