Manipal University’s pharmacy college finds a place in QS university rankings

Manipal: Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), ranked No.1 in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Human Resource Ministry in 2016, has made it to the QS World University Rankings of 2017. 

Dr H. Vinod Bhat, Vice-Chancellor, Manipal University, said it was a “remarkable achievement”. “We’ve always been proud of our pharmacy college,” said Dr Bhat. “We are extremely happy that pharmacy and pharmacology stream of Manipal University has featured in the QS World University Ranking by subject 2017. It is a very high entry at 251-300 range. I am sure we’ll see more subjects offered by this university like dentistry, medicine and engineering will also feature in the world rankings in months to come.”

 The rankings are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.  

“Coming after the No.1 rank in India by NIRF, the QS Ranking is a shot in the arm for MCOPS to do better. As a premier institution under Manipal University, MCOPS has been in the forefront of education and research,” said Dr Mallikarjuna Rao, Principal of MCOPS.

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