Bombay College of Pharmacy (BCP) is a pioneering institution in Pharmaceutical education
in India. BCP was founded in 1957 by the Indian Pharmaceutical Association - Maharashtra
State Branch (IPA-MSB) with financial assistance from the Government of Maharashtra
and several pharmaceutical corporations. Since its inception as a college offering
a Diploma in Pharmacy, the college has grown in stature and at present offers Bachelors,
Masters, and Doctoral programs of study in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
"To be a leader in Pharmacy Education, Training and Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences."
Mission of the Bombay College of Pharmacy is to educate and train students in the
knowledge of Pharmaceutical Sciences and to contribute to improvement of health
of the society through educational and research programmes.
BCP is located close to the University of Mumbai, Kalina Campus. It is about 5 and
12 km from the domestic and international airports respectively. It is about 2.5
km from both Kurla and Santacruz railway stations and is easily reached by public
transport from the central, western and Navi Mumbai suburbs.
BCP has produced more than 1500 Pharmacists and 300 M. Pharm and 170 PhD graduates.
Many of the BCP alumni now hold prominent positions in industry and academia both
in India and abroad. Several faculty members have received teaching and research
awards from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), University Grants
Commission (UGC), the Council of Scientific and Industrial research (CSIR), Department
of Science and Technology (DST), Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the
corporate sector. BCP has well equipped laboratories, the Dr. M. K. Rangnekar drug
testing and training laboratory, state of the art equipment, instruments, internet
facilities and an excellent library. BCP encourages and undertakes collaborative
projects with industries and academia. More than 300 industry sponsored projects
have been completed. In fact, recently (2014) BCP has been recognized as Best Industry
Linked Institute in Pharmacy field by AICTE-IIC cell.