Y.B.Chavan College of Pharmacy established by late Dr Rafiq Zakaria in 1989 is a premier institute situated on the lush green sprawling Dr Rafiq Zakaria Campus, Aurangabad. The College started its PG Programs in 2006 due to the vision and tireless efforts of our Ex-Chairperson late Dr Mrs. Fatma Zakaria. As a priority we provide inclusive education to ensure educational equity to students from all sections of the society. Ever since its inception the college has produced more than two thousand graduates who are successful globally competent professionals, entrepreneurs and individuals with high regards for social commitments and human values.We realize that “Change is the only Constant” and thus endeavour to keep pace with the changing times, we have an evolving educational system and have adopted the outcome-based education (OBE) in teaching and learning practices.
College provides for optimum infrastructure, qualified, competent and dedicated manpower. The curricula offered includes credit-based courses and projects in the areas of community engagement and service, environmental education, and value-based towards the attainment of a holistic education. Faculties are encouraged to design their course module and pedagogical approaches and make use of technological tools for teaching learning activities.
Fostering Industry Institute Interactions through functional MoU’s with the Industry and engaging the services of Industry veteranshave resulted in successful training and placements of our students. In line with the NEP 2020, skilling courses are offered to students through online/ blended mode, the college houses an NPTEL local chapter.
Research projects leading to M.Pharm and PhD are underway in significant areas of synthetic medicinal chemistry, formulation development, reverse engineering, nano-formulation, basic and clinical pharmacology, translational medicine and Phyto-pharmaceuticals, further we plan to engage in more multidisciplinary research endeavors with appropriate integration of Indian knowledge systems to find solutions to society's most pressing issues and challenges.
Course enrichment programs, community participation through NSS units, eco-friendly activities and mentoring culture are adopted to support students and augment abilities required for global competition.
Students’ performance is gauged by high pass percent and academic achievement in university merit list and national level examination such as GPAT where our students have consistently excelled.
In its quest for excellence the College consistently unfolds and expands its vision to meet benchmarks and performance expectations. College is accredited with A Grade by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.23, has achieved NIRF 2022 65th All India Rank, IIC 3.5 Star Certified by Ministry of Education (MoE) in 2022, ISO 21001:2018 and ISO 14001:2015certified, college is recognized under section 2(f) & 12 (B) of the UGC Act-1956, it thus has achieved increased trustworthiness through integration and alignment of internal processes and effective management of resources.
We take endless efforts in broadening the educational outlook, through participative management; inputs are taken from all stake holders to design strategies that ultimately enhance the best quality outcomes for our students.