About the profession :
Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and it is charged with ensuring the safe and effective use of for human and animal consumption. The word derives from the Greek meaning “Drug" or "Medicine"

The scope of Pharmacy practice includes traditional roles and how advanced into industrial compounding formulations, stabiles, strong, legalizes & distribution and safe & effective dispensing of medications and it also includes modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety & eificacy, providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes. in the coming decades, Pharmacists are expected to become integral part of health care system, rather than simply dispensing medication, pharmacists are increasingly expected to be compensated for their patient care skills.

The Course :
Master Of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) is offered as Post graduate course after completion of B.Pharm degree. M.Pharm course is normally 2 years duration (or) 4 semesters. The course focuses on specialization in the field of pharmacy. M.Pharm is offered in 3 branches.

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmaceutical analysis

Phamalcology : it is the study of drugs,ancl medicines, what they do for the body and importantly want the body does to the drugs.

Pharmaceutics: Pharmaceuticals is related to the study of substance used in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease and for restoring, correcting or modifying organic functions.

Pharmaceutics is the science of drug delivery.it is much more than a single area of science. it enco-mpasses a spectrum of diverse scientific disciplines.The domain of research extends from fundamental Studies of the Physico Chemical Properties of drugs and related molecules to dosage forms and delivery systems, including investigations of the mechanisms of various physiological processes which impact on the delivery of therapeutic effectiveness. The Complexity size of drug molecules and problems in their delivery have grown,providing new expanded challenges of Pharmaceutical scientists.

Pharmaceutical analysis:
Pharmaceutical analysis provides information on the identification purity, content and stability of starting materials, excepients and active pharmaceutical ingredients, formulations, Q.C., Q.A., B.A., B.E.& R&D Studies.

Pharmaceutical analysis is an ideal choice for those Pharmaceutical are willing to pursue their careers in drug development, R & D and Drug regulatory affairs.

Eligibility :
Bachelor degree holders in Pharmacy (4 years) after lO + 2 Candidates should be qualified in GPAT (or) PGCET (or) any other equivalent entrance exam conducted by state govt and or B.Pharm with 50% marks in aggregate.

Personal Qualities:
in order to be a successful pharmacist, One must have a liking for life sciences and medicines. An ability to put hard work, strong logical thinking, a sense of responsibility, patient counseling skills and some of the qualities needed for pharmacist strong analytical abilities and strong academic foundations are needed in the field of research,. Pharmacists need to have business skills together with good product knowledge.

Scope of Master of Pharmacy :
Masters in pharmacy has in different fields. By recent field report M.Pharm in pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmaceutical analysis are most valuable, well established and important. Pharmaceutics is unique subject which deals with discovery, formulations and stability studies etc., so scope is clear. A person with pharmacology can enter in preclinical and clinical areas. Pharmaceutical analysis is another important line where one can go for quality assurance, quality control etc; drug regulatory areas and has bright scope.

Why to Choose SIMS:
Purposeful education, Career oriented course. lucid theoretical dncl practical eldbordtions,committed faculty‘8£ students, hoiistic Inputs. matching the students of crème-de-la-crème are someof the hallmarks of SlMS.

Over three decades of academic excellence in educational field. 

As an aii Ilndia instutition, the students of SlMS Group of instutition represent more than 10 different lntlian States in various disciplines.

The aiumni of SIMS through outthe iength and breadth of the lndid and abroad, in the coridors  and portals oi premier instutitions and ‘companies. are bringing constant iaurels for institute.

The Institution :
SIMS College of Pharmacy is an institution of formidable, reputation under Southern institute of Medical Sciences(SlMS), a benchmark for many educational institutions in and around Guntur. in its over three decades of functioning, SlMS instituted many learning programmes as well as teaching institutions that cover almost every'facet of Life Sciences, health, technology, Physiotherapy. Education, Nursing, Medical Lab Technology and Pharmacy etc.

"A strong theoritical and practical foundation is the basis of good industrial and corporate experience." This is the underlying theme of SIMS College of Pharmacy.

The institution‘ shall foster continuous learning and reflection, achievement orientation, creative interdependence and respect for diversity with a holistic concern for ethics, environment, industry and society.

SlMS College of Pharmacy has well defined vision, mission, objectives and goals. The vision of SIMS is to be an institutional destination for ‘Thought Leaders‘ and ‘Change Masters‘, 'Acadamic Leaders‘ and ’Continuous innovation‘. The four core areas of activity at SlMS, both at individual and organizational levels are thus, value education action centric practice, value added consulting. The right mixture of academic and industry experience to eduacation is an unequivocal asset of SlMS College of Pharmacy.
Name Qualification Designation
Prof. Sitty Manohar Babu M.Pharm, Ph.D Principal-Cum-Professor
Dr.Suryakanta Swain M.Pharm, Ph.D., FIC., PCPV Professor cum Vice-Principal
Dr.B.Thangabalan M.Pharm, Ph.D Assistant Professor
Mr.K.Vadivel M.Pharm, (Ph.D) Assistant Professor
Dr. P. Prem Kumar M.Pharm., PhD. Associate Professor-cum-HoD