Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy (ABMRCP)

One of the Top Pharmacy College in Bangalore | One of the Best Pharmacy College in Bangalore

(Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, approved by AICTE and accredited with NBA)

Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy (ABMRCP) is involved in the training and research of drug discovery and development. It fosters growth in the Pharmacy field through various research publications and patents while training students to become experts in the subject, making it one of the top pharmacy colleges in Bangalore.

Faculties and researchers from departments such as pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical analysis interlink and integrate their research efforts and contribute to the scientific community. Our research faculty also trains the recently recruited employees of pharmaceutical industries such as Strides Arcolab, GSK Pharmaceuticals etc.

At ABMRCP, the start-ups and Centers of Excellence are integrated as a Research Park & IPR Cell, which in turn encourages further study, discovery, and coordination in patenting and protecting the inventions. The institute's efforts towards the advancement of pharmaceutical sciences have been thoroughly supported by agencies such as SERB, ICMR, AICTE, DBT, MoES, RGUHS, VGST, etc. Our collaboration with external incubating agencies such as USP, IIHR, universities, and pharmaceutical companies facilitates the exchange of knowledge and skills.

Beyond academics, the college also engages students in sports, cultural, NSS, extracurricular and other activities to help the overall development of students. Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy provides great opportunities to study and pursue pharmaceutical sciences making it one of the best pharmacy colleges in Bangalore.

Integrated drug discovery centers focus on the in silico design, chemical synthesis, in vitro, in vivo study of small molecules for the treatment of cancer, diabetes, and hypertension. Computational simulations are done using Accelrys Drug Discovery Studio 3.5 and Autodock software, and chemical synthesis by green chemistry approach. The funded research projects explore the potential utility of these synthesized novel compounds target proteins such as EGFR, HER2, HSP90, BRAF, COX2, DDR and DDR2 receptors etc. Many novel heterocyclic compounds are developed in preclinical studies and some of them are reported in research articles while some are patented as well.

Cell biology and proteomics center provides pharmacological evidence through cell based assays, protein binding and enzyme inhibition studies. In-vivo screening center focuses on cardiovascular, neuropharmacology, metabolic disorders, inflammatory and oncology research using gold standard screening models. The funded and consultancy projects explore the potential application of bioactive, synthetic compounds and herbal extracts for its pharmacokinetic profile and pharmacodynamics properties.

Formulation and development center is involved in the development of conventional formulations, Lyophilised solid dosage forms for Immunotherapy, Acarbose Pellets for treatment of Diabetes. F&D researchers also developed nano based drug delivery system like PLGA based Gefitinib nanoparticles for Lung cancer treatment; Ethosome-Hydrogel Hybrid Technology (EHT) for topical drug delivery application; solid lipid nanoparticles for breast cancer; etc. Herbal formulations are also developed such as Herbal creams of Reishi extract; Tea tree oil for hirsutism; Polyherbal anti-acne gel; In situ gel polymer composite for local and sustained delivery of drugs.

Isolation and characterization of phytoconstituents and their evaluation are the research interests in Dept. of Pharmacognosy. Pharmaceutical drug analysts at the dept. of Pharmaceutical Analysis works on providing a QC and QA support to the drugs and formulations that are discovered across the departments of the institute. Instruments such as HPLC, FTIR, Zetasizer, Flash Chromatography, HPTLC, UV-Visible spectrophotometer, etc. are amongst the analytical instruments that are available for testing drug and formulations.


Committed to the cause of value-based education in all disciplines of Pharmacy, Acharya & BM Reddy College of Pharmacy envisions itself as a fountainhead of innovative human enterprise, with inspiration initiatives for academic excellence.


"To ensure, planned development of Pharmacy Education consistent with the Policies of the State and Nation. We are committed to provide need based, Quality Pharmaceutical Technical and Professional Human Resources to the Industry, Business and Community".

Intelligent Infrastructure

The Acharya infrastructure is designed to suit the needs of each department, from well planned and strategically placed study spaces to congregational areas for students to gather and discuss. Acharya has truly thought through every inch of the campus to add purpose to the Acharyan Experience. Labs, research centres, centres of Excellence all cater to the development of students on subject matters where as auditoriums, amphitheatres, etc. helps in the nurturing creative growth of the students.

Unique Learning

The students immensely gain by the best practices put-forth such as:

  • Mid-term appraisal by students for initiating mid-course corrective measures for immediate benefit
  • Brainstorming sessions with senior faculty to decide policies and review current practices
  • Annual Knowledge Conclaves to expose students to practicing Architects through panel discussions, video conferencing, etc.
  • Counseling by professional seniors for preparation for career, choice of industry, preparation for facing interview
  • Collaboration with industry for research to initiate students into research culture and thus provide them opportunities for developing problem-solving skills
  • An internet based integrated e-campus for anytime anywhere info.
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