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Top Ranked Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra 2023

There are 24 top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra. Among them, 76 percent of top Pharmacy colleges are privately owned, 18 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by the public/government, and 6 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by public-private organisations.

Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra: Highlights

The table below mentions key highlights of the best Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra:

Parameters

Statistics

Number of Colleges

24

Fees

Annual Fee INR 2-3 lakh: 5%

Annual Fee INR > 5 lakh: 50%

Specialisations

  • Pharmacology
  • Quality Assurance

Admission Process

Entrance Exam

Merit Based

Pharmacy is a Science that links Medical Sciences with Chemistry. This field of Health Science plays an enormous role in the testing, discovery, production, research, and use of medicines and drugs. Students must have completed higher secondary education i.e. 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology subjects.

Apart from merit-based admission, the Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra conduct entrance exams for admission to Pharmacy courses like MHT CET, NEET, GPAT, BVP CET, and PERA CET.

Best Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Pharmacy courses in Maharashtra are:

Diploma in Pharmacy (DPharm): Candidates should have completed higher secondary education with science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics.

Bachelor in Pharmacy (BPharm): Candidates must have completed their higher education from the national- or state-level education board. They must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology, and English subjects. They must complete 17 years of age on December 31 of the year of admission.

Master of Pharmacy (MPharm): Candidates who have completed BPharm degree with minimum qualifying marks as required from a pharmacy college as approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI).

For Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD): For a six-year course, candidates must have completed higher education from any state/national education board. They must have studied Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with Mathematics or Biology as additional subjects. They must have completed 17 years of age in the year of admission. Or, candidates holding a diploma in pharmacy are also eligible for Pharm. D course provided they fulfill all other conditions as well.

Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra with NIRF Ranking

The NIRF pharmacy ranking 2022 is based on these six parameters - teaching, learning, and resources (TLR), research and professional practice (RP), graduation outcomes (GO), outreach, and inclusivity (OI), and peer perception.

The table below lists the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra:

College Name

NIRF 2020

NIRF 2021

NIRF 2022

Institute of Chemical Technology

4

5

7

SVKM`s Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies

13

14

11

Poona College of Pharmacy

22

17

21

Bombay College of Pharmacy

24

25

32

SVKM`s Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy

30

28

38

Dr. D.Y.Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research

41

39

41

The Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

33

NA

42

R. C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research

53

50

46

Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar College of Pharmacy

48

46

53

Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy

40

53

65

List of Top Private, Public/Government, and Public-Private Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Among 24 top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra, 76 percent of top Pharmacy colleges are privately owned, 18 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by the public/government, and 6 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by public-private organisations.

Tabulated below is the list of the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra along with their total tuition fee.

List of Private Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Here is a list of private Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Poona College of Pharmacy

INR 10.50 lakh

Dr. D.Y.Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research

INR 5.70 lakh

Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy

INR 5.20 lakh

Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy

INR 5.80 lakh

List of Public/Government Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Here is a list of public/government Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Institute of Chemical Technology

INR 3.48 lakh

Bombay College of Pharmacy

INR 4.25 lakh

List of Public-Private Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Here is a list of public-private Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra along with their total tuition fee:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

SVKM`s Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy

INR 7.92 lakh

See the infographic below for a detailed overview of the ownership type of top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra:

City-wise Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Among the Top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra, Pune has the maximum number of top Pharmacy colleges. Refer to the infographic below for a detailed overview of the city-wise distribution of Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra:

ROI of Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

ROI, often known as Return on Investment, is a metric used to assess the worth of a college's tuition. A student pays a fee to enrol in a course and anticipates employment as payment. ROI compares the cost of education to the typical placement package a college offers.

See the table below with the Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra with the total tuition fee and the annual average package:

College Name

Total Tuition Fee

Annual Average Package

Poona College of Pharmacy

INR 10.50 lakh

INR 2.50 LPA

Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy

INR 5.20 lakh

INR 2.10 LPA

Institute of Chemical Technology

INR 3.48 lakh

INR 5 LPA

Bombay College of Pharmacy

INR 4.25 lakh

INR 3.70 LPA

SVKM`s Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy

INR 7.92 lakh

INR 4 LPA

Note: Above statistics are based on the latest available data.

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Top Recruiters for Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Below is the list of a few top companies in India that recruit graduates from Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra along with their placement ratings:

College Name

Placement Rating

Top Recruiters

Pune College of Pharmacy

3.8

Biocon, Biologics, TCS, Cognizant, Innodata, IQVIA, Alembic, Healthosphere, GENE

Bombay College of Pharmacy

3.5

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, IQVIA, Mediclin Clinical Research, Medplus, Social Kinnect, IPRO, Cognizant, Larsen and Toubro Infotech, Cipla Limited

How affordable is studying in Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra?

Refer to the infographic below to get a detailed overview of the break-up of Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra based on fees:

Based on the above pie chart, it can be estimated that pursuing a Pharmacy in the top Colleges of Maharashtra is expensive as approximately 50 percent of the colleges have total tuition fees of more than INR 5 lakh. Some of these colleges are:

The fee structure of around 45 percent of top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra range from INR 3-5 lakh. Some of them are:

There is only one college of top Pharmacy college in Maharashtra with a total course fee structure between INR 2-3 lakh. The college is:

Top Specialisations offered in Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra

Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra offer diversified specialisations. Refer to the infographic below for a detailed overview of specialisations offered by top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra:

Which are the most popular entrance exams accepted by Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra?

Refer to the infographic below for a detailed overview of Top Pharmacy entrance exams accepted by colleges in Maharashtra:

Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra: Cutoff

Here is the list of the cut-off score of the Top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra:

Cutoff

Institute of Chemical Technology Cutoff

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University Cutoff

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7
NIRF ' 22
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
4.4

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.6
(61)
Fees: 3.48 Lakh
Salary : 5.00 Lakh
21
NIRF ' 22
Poona College of Pharmacy, Bharati Vidyapeeth
3.9

Placements

3.8

Infrastructure

4.1

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.5
(10)
Fees: 10.50 Lakh
Salary : 2.50 Lakh
32
NIRF ' 22
Bombay College of Pharmacy
3.5

Placements

3.5

Infrastructure

2.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

3.5
(2)
Fees: 4.25 Lakh
Salary : 3.70 Lakh
38
NIRF ' 22
SVKM's Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
4.2

Placements

3.2

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.8

Value for Money

4.0
(5)
Fees: 7.92 Lakh
Salary : 4.00 Lakh
41
NIRF ' 22
DR. D. Y. Patil Institute of  Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research
4.3

Placements

4.1

Infrastructure

4.6

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.4

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

3.9
(8)
Fees: 5.70 Lakh
42
NIRF ' 22
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University
3.6

Placements

3.2

Infrastructure

3.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

3.8

Crowd & Campus Life

3.7

Value for Money

3.7
(61)
Salary : 3.00 Lakh
46
NIRF ' 22
R. C. Patel Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research
4.4

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.8

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.2

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.4
(5)
Fees: 4.24 Lakh
Salary : 3.20 Lakh
53
NIRF ' 22
Smt. Kishoritai Bhoyar College of Pharmacy
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.4

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.5
(8)
Fees: 4.37 Lakh
Salary : 3.95 Lakh
65
NIRF ' 22
Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy
4.4

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.3

Value for Money

4.4
(7)
Fees: 5.20 Lakh
Salary : 2.10 Lakh
74
NIRF ' 22
Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy
4.6

Placements

5.0

Infrastructure

5.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

5.0

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

4.0
(1)
Fees: 5.80 Lakh
Salary : 2.11 Lakh
76
NIRF ' 22
AISSMS College of Pharmacy
4.5

Placements

4.2

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.8

Crowd & Campus Life

4.4

Value for Money

4.3
(22)
Fees: 6.00 Lakh
Salary : 2.80 Lakh
88
NIRF ' 22
Principal K.M. Kundnani College of Pharmacy
4.6

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.7

Value for Money

4.7
(3)
Fees: 2.08 Lakh
Salary : 3.15 Lakh
90
NIRF ' 22
Marathwada Mitramandal's College of Pharmacy
4.2

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.5

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

4.0

Value for Money

4.0
(4)
Fees: 4.60 Lakh
Salary : 1.80 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy
4.4

Placements

4.4

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.6

Crowd & Campus Life

4.6

Value for Money

4.2
(14)
Fees: 3.60 Lakh
Salary : 2.15 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Dadasaheb Balpande College of Pharmacy
5.0

Placements

5.0

Infrastructure

5.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

5.0

Crowd & Campus Life

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
(2)
Fees: 4.44 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Gurunanak College of Pharmacy
4.5

Placements

4.3

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.8

Crowd & Campus Life

4.8

Value for Money

4.5
(4)
Fees: 6.20 Lakh
Salary : 1.92 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Rajarshi Shahu College of Pharmacy and Research
4.2

Placements

5.0

Infrastructure

4.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

5.0

Crowd & Campus Life

3.0

Value for Money

4.0
(1)
Fees: 3.68 Lakh
Salary : 1.50 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Maratha Vidya Prasarak Samaj’s College of Pharmacy
3.3

Placements

2.3

Infrastructure

2.7

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.3

Crowd & Campus Life

3.3

Value for Money

4.0
(3)
101-125
NIRF ' 22
P. E. Society`s Modern College of Pharmacy
5.0

Placements

5.0

Infrastructure

5.0

Faculty & Course Curriculum

5.0

Crowd & Campus Life

5.0

Value for Money

5.0
(2)
Fees: 4.60 Lakh
Salary : 2.32 Lakh
101-125
NIRF ' 22
101-125
NIRF ' 22
Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Pharmacy
4.3

Placements

4.0

Infrastructure

4.4

Faculty & Course Curriculum

4.7

Crowd & Campus Life

4.5

Value for Money

4.1
(76)
Fees: 6.92 Lakh
Salary : 3.00 Lakh

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FAQs

 

Q: How many top Pharmacy colleges are in Maharashtra?

A: There are 24 top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra. Among them, 76 percent of top Pharmacy colleges are privately owned, 18 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by the public/government, and 6 percent of Pharmacy colleges are owned by public-private organisations.

Q: Which are the top private Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra?

A: The top Private Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra along with total tuition fees are Poona College of Pharmacy is INR 10.50 lakh, Dr D.Y.Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research is INR 5.70 lakh, Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy is INR 5.20 lakh, and Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy is INR 5.80 lakh.

Q: Which are the top specialisations offered by the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra?

A: In Maharashtra, a Pharmacy degree is offered in various specialisations. The top specialisations offered by the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra are Pharmacology and Quality Assurance.

Q: Which cities have most of the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra?

A: In Maharashtra, Pune has approximately 7 top Pharmacy colleges, followed by Mumbai with 6 top Pharmacy colleges, Nagpur has 4 top Pharmacy colleges, Nashik with 2 top Pharmacy colleges, and Ahmednagar with 1 top Pharmacy college each.

Q: Which top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra have the lowest fee structure?

A: Among the top government Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra, approximately 15 percent of the colleges have a tuition fee between INR 2-3 lakh. The top Pharmacy college along with its fee structure is Principal K.M. Kundnani College of Pharmacy is INR 2.08 lakh.

Q: Which are the most popular entrance exams accepted by the top Pharmacy Colleges in Maharashtra?

A: The top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra accept scores obtained by students in numerous national-level examinations. About 19 best Pharmacy colleges accept MHT CET scores and NEET scores, 3 best Pharmacy colleges accept GPAT scores, and some top Pharmacy colleges also accept BVP CET and PERA CET scores.

Q: Which top Pharmacy colleges pay the highest package in Maharashtra?

A: The top five Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra which offer high annual average packages are Poona College of Pharmacy offers INR 2.50 LPA, Y. B. Chavan College of Pharmacy offers INR 2.10 LPA, Institute of Chemical Technology offers INR 5 LPA, Bombay College of Pharmacy offers INR 3.70 LPA, and SVKM`s Dr. Bhanuben Nanavati College of Pharmacy offers INR 4 LPA.

Q: What are the job profiles offered after completing Pharmacy in Maharashtra?

A: The job profiles offered to candidates after completing Pharmacy in Maharashtra are Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Food and cosmetic products development scientist, Clinical Trial Research Associate, Medical Representative, and many more.

Q: Which are the top public/government Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra?

A: There are approximately 18 percent of the top Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra owned by the public/government. The top public/government Pharmacy colleges in Maharashtra along with their total tuition fees are Institute of Chemical Technology is INR 3.48 lakh and Bombay College of Pharmacy is INR 4.25 lakh.

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