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Department of Pharmacy Practice

  1. About the Department
  2. Faculty
  3. Facilities in Department
  4. Staff
  5. Contact Information

About the Department

Brief introduction about the department

Beginning from the academic session 2002-2003, NIPER started a new course leading to the award of M. Pharm. in Pharmacy Practice. The three core areas identified for this department are Clinical, Hospital and Community Pharmacy. In a short span of time, the department has made significant progress and has been able to evolve on the first two areas by developing a strong interface with major hospitals in the region.

In 2011, the department was entrusted to offer another course leading to M. Pharm. in Clinical Research. This course intends to promote research and service, demonstrating its skill and excellence in professional clinical research training. Currently the emphasis is placed on the principles of managing clinical trials, bioavailability and bioequivalence studies, efficient medical writing, Clinical data management, and regulatory affairs as well as to demonstrate the practices in evidence based medicine.

One of the missions of the department is to provide quality-teaching programs that will prepare the students for entry into all areas of professional pharmacy practice and clinical research.

The department intends to promote research and service, demonstrating excellence in professional practice and outreach. Currently, the emphasis is placed on principles of pharmacotherapy and practice management for the purpose of advancing quality cost-effective pharmaceutical care. The Department of Pharmacy Practice is committed to :

  • Development of long-term functional practice skills in its students, and others in the profession
  • Development and practice of systematic approach to identification and finding solutions of drug-related problems
  • Implementation of Good Pharmacy Practice Points for Clinical pharmacists and for clinical pharmacy educator
  • Research leadership in desired areas of excellence and developing areas especially pertaining to the rural health
  • Development of interdisciplinary research programs within the Institute and others schools of Pharmaceutical sciences in the country
  • Leadership in national, state and local professional associations and a strong role in developing future practice standards and models
  • Provision of the highest level of pharmaceutical services to the citizens of country


Prof. Pramil Tiwari

Designation : Professor & Head, (Department of Pharmacy Practice) Email: ptiwari@niper.ac.in Biosketch :

Dr. Dipika Bansal


(Clinical Pharmacology)

Designation : Assistant Professor Email: dipikabansal@niper.ac.in Biosketch :

Research and Development

Research Areas :

  • Pain medicine
  • Back Pain
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Pediatric epilepsy

Facilities in Department

List of Major Instruments along with Photographs

Body composition analyzer

List of Software

  • Comprehensive Meta analysis (CMA)


List of Courses offered and details :

  • Pharmacy Practice : Total 50 credits
  • Clinical Research : Total 50 credits

Seminar/Projects/Conference held so far


Mrs. Meena

Designation : Stenographer-D Email: pp@niper.ac.in meena.jamwal@yahoo.com

Contact Information

Department of Pharmacy Practice


  91-172-229 2130

  91-172-221 4692