Mahathma Gandhi University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Puthuppally regional institute launching new official website..!! Test run..


Mahatma Gandhi University, one of the four affiliating Universities in Kerala, is the premier educational institution that strives to fulfill the higher educational needs of the people of Central Kerala, set over 100-acre Priyadarsini Hills Campus at Athirampuzha, 13 kms of Kottayam. The University was established by Kerala State Legislature by Notification No.3431/Leg.C1/85/Law; Date: 17th April, 1985 and has jurisdiction over the revenue districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam Idukki and parts of Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha. The University that conducts a range of programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate, M. Phil and doctoral levels through its 18 University Departments. It imparts education in the interdisciplinary as well as conventional disciplines of science, social science and humanities besides in the professional disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Legal Studies, Management, Tourism, Disability Studies, Journalism, Pedagogy, Pharmacy and Nursing.

Mahatma Gandhi University’s academic growth during the past has been phenomenal in terms of the number of new academic initiatives launched, curricular revisions undertaken, research grants received, research collaborations entered into, extension activities organized, research papers published, national and international seminars hosted, student support programmes conducted, quality enhancement measures initiated, infra structural support generated, resource mobilization, and distinctions and achievements acquired.


The Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences striving hard to become a ‘centre of excellence’ by imparting/ providing quality Pharmacy education has been engaging in active research in frontier areas of Pharmaceutical Sciences. We have already implemented various projects by receiving research grants from AICTE (MODROBS) and KSCSTE. We intend to have research programme leading to Ph. D in future to cater the needs of recent trends of research in pharmacy.


Since long there was good demand for a technical educational institution of excellent standards within the state itself, and Mahatma Gandhi University undertook this mission long back and hence job oriented professional courses were started well back in 1993. Our institution is a fruit matured out of this highly motivated mission. The Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been upgraded to the P G level with two year M. Pharm course since 2010


The department placement cell assists the students in finding suitable placements after completion of the course. The department is also having a welfare association (PTA), Alumni association and a social forum, blood donor’s forum, to take care of student’s welfare. The social forum has plans with objectives to give students a social orientation and to instill a sense of social commitment in them. We also have a fully fledged library with internet connectivity