Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy

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Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy
Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy Block.jpg
Established 1983
Type Private
Principal Dr. Shobha Rani Hiremath
Location Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
Website www.alameenpharmacy.edu
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Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy is a pharmacy college in India.[1][2] It is located in Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, one of several colleges offering pharmacy programs,[3] and is approved by Pharmacy Council of India.[4][5]

The college is affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore,[6] and is headed by its principal, Prof. B.G.Shivananda,[7] one of the members of the Academic Council of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.[8] Dr.Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is the founder of Al-Ameen Educational Society, Bangalore and Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy is the one and only Pharmacy college started and running by the Al-Ameen Educational Society.[9]

History[edit]

An extruder spheronizer in the college laboratory

Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy Established under the aegis of the Al-Ameen Educational Society in 1983.[10] Al-Ameen Educational Society is one of the biggest minority education society in India established in the year 1966.[11] Dr.Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is the founder of the Society.[12][13] It was started to meet the needs of education in the city and of minority Muslim community.[14]

The college campus is located at Hosur Road, opposite Lalbagh Main Gate, Bangalore having two parts covering an area of nearly 6.35 acres. In the first part, there are six colleges: Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Al-Ameen Arts, Science and Commerce Degree College, Al-Ameen Institute of Management Studies, Al-Ameen Institute of Information Sciences, Al-Ameen College of Law and Al-Ameen College of Education. The second part has a primary and higher Secondary school plus a Pre-University College.

The total enrollment of both campuses is more than 5,000 students.[15] The Pharmacy Council of India decided to introduce a six-year duration program starting in 2007. Their Education Regulation Committee has been entrusted with the role of preparing its curriculum and the program guidelines. It was headed by Principal Sivanand, Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore.[16] Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy is associated with the Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India,[17][18] Pharmacognosy Network Worldwide,[19][20][21][22] and the Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research.[23][24]

Facilities[edit]

Academic[edit]

A library room in the college

Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy offering several programs of study in the field of pharmacy. They are, Pharm - D 6 years program,[25] Pharm - D 3 years program, Doctor in Philosophy (Ph.d), Master in Pharmacy (M.Pharma),[26][27] Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharma) and Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharma).[28][29]

Achievements[edit]

The Karnataka branch of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association organised the 49th National Pharmacy Week. The program's theme, "Safety first with medicines: Ask your pharmacist" was held 21 November 2010 at the Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore. The event was inaugurated by C. Gopalakrishna Murthy, president of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mumbai.[30] Sanjai Pai and Mueen Ahmed from Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy, Bangalore, has delivered lectures in the technical sessions of national workshop on challenging techniques in phytochemical, analytical and pharmacological evaluation of herbal medicine. The program was organised by The Luqman College of Pharmacy and started on 7 January 2008.[31]

References[edit]

  1. ^ News, The Hindu, Education Plus, 10 April 2006.
  2. ^ Website of Infinitecourses
  3. ^ News, The Hindu, Education Plus, 10 April 2006
  4. ^ Website of Pharmacy Council of India
  5. ^ News, Deccan Herald, 7 December 2012.
  6. ^ Website of RGUHS
  7. ^ Website of al-Ameen Collefe of Pharmacy - Faculty
  8. ^ News, The Hindu, 19 February 2011.
  9. ^ News, Indian Express, 6 September 2012]
  10. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Profile
  11. ^ Website of Al-Ameen Institutions - History
  12. ^ [http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-educationplus/article3905278.ece?css=print News, The Hindu, 17 September 2012.
  13. ^ News, The Hindu, 6 September 2012.
  14. ^ Website of Al-Ameen Institutions - History
  15. ^ Website of Al-Ameen Institutions: History
  16. ^ News, The Hindu, 7 November 2006.
  17. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Association
  18. ^ Website of Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India
  19. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Association
  20. ^ Website of Pharmacognosy Network Worldwide, Pharmacognosy Magazine (Phcog Mag)
  21. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Association
  22. ^ Website of Pharmacognosy Network Worldwide
  23. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Association
  24. ^ Website of Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research.
  25. ^ News The Hindu 7 November 2006
  26. ^ News The Hindu Education Plus 12 February 2008
  27. ^ News The Hindu Education Plus 28 April 2008
  28. ^ News The Hindu Education Plus 9 January 2006
  29. ^ Website of Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy - Courses
  30. ^ News, The Hindu, 22 November 2010.
  31. ^ News The Hindu, 9 January 2008.

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