University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, formerly known as Rayat&Bahra Institute of Pharmacy (Estd. 2006) came into existence in 2014. The school is conveniently reachable from ‘The City Beautiful-Chandigarh’ and is home to professional courses namely, B. Pharm, M. Pharm (Pharmaceutics & Pharmacology) and Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Sciences). The school is committed to educating the next generation leaders in pharmacy, pharmaceutical research, and health care, ensuring safe, rational and cost-effective use of medicines.
The School’s vision is to impart professional education in Pharmaceutical Sciences and emerge as a leading center for research on drugs and pharmaceuticals. Present day society is in urgent need and expectations from pharmaceutical care and to fulfill this mission, RBU pharmacists are instructed in a way to become excellent pharmacists.
There is a need to continually improve health care and this is achieved through research, discovering new medicines, understanding diseases, and creating new models of health care. Finally, health professionals have their foundations in service to society.
Our school provides services to maintain relevance and the best training environment for students. The School regularly arranges student visits to pharmacy and allied industries and herbal gardens. Students are placed for training into reputed pharmacy concerns so that they can learn the technical skills in a real-life scenario and reduce the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for a pharmacist to keep pace with expectations of the pharmaceutical industry.
The School has a state of art classroom and lab infrastructure required for running Pharmacy courses. Highly qualified and dedicated teachers take care of the academic needs of students as well as mentor them for growth within the pharmacy profession. Students regularly attend industrial visits, industrial training, and seminars/workshops. The school has a well-maintained library housing printed books, journals, multimedia teaching kits, online e-library and e-journal facilities. Our alumni are well placed in national and multinational pharmaceutical industries with good remuneration.
In addition, the school provides need-based, merit-based scholarships and PG scholarships for GPAT qualified students, which is awarded by AICTE/Min. of HRD, Govt of India.
USPS maintains a holistic system of education in pharmaceutical sciences facilitating a conducive educational climate promoting extra-curricular skills for students, emphasizing positive work culture and teamwork.