National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Hyderabad is an "Institute of National Importance" with proclaimed objectives of becoming Centre of Excellence for advanced research in pharmaceutical sciences. Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad a premier CSIR Research Laboratory, is the Mentor Institute for NIPER, Hyderabad. The main objective of the institute is to offer 2 years M.S. (Pharm.), M.B.A (Pharm.), M.Tech. (Pharm.) courses and Ph.D programmes.
NIPER-Hyderabad has excellent Lab facilities and the facilities extended by IICT (Mentor Institute) to update the knowledge and expose the students to various advanced techniques essential for Drug Discovery Research. NIPER-Hyderabad regularly conducts several National / International Seminars / Workshops with a regular time interval. NIPER also invites experts from various industries and academia to deliver talks on several topics of importance.
One of the objectives of NIPER-Hyderabad is development of Human Resources for the ever growing Indian Pharmaceutical Industry. NIPER-Hyderabad is on the forefront in placement activities with almost 80% students getting placed in various pharma companies every year. NIPER-Hyderabad is being developed as a National Centre to cater to the needs of pharmaceutical academia and the industry.