Kumaun University, Nainital
Kumaun University, Nainital was established on 1973. It is consists of three campuses at Almora, Nainital and Bhimtal. It has 35 affiliated government colleges; and almost equal number of affiliated self-financed private institutions. The Pharmacy College is situated in Bhimtal. It offers the courses in Bachelor pharmacy and Master of pharmacy. The courses approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). The University is affiliated with UGC & UTU.
The total area covered by the university is over 160 acres. It has three campuses in different places. In order to cater the Technical, Professional and vocational education, another campus of the University is being developed at Bhimtal. The campus of the university is surrounded by the Himalayas. It is located far away from the pollution and Metropolitan city. The infrastructure of the campus is well furnished and equipped with modern facilities.
The University is surrounded by the Himalayas that are the reason that there is a Himalaya museum. It was established in 1987 under the auspices of the department of History, Kumaun University, Nainital. The museum has the various traditional things and statues of the freedom fighters. The University has other facilities regarding accommodation for the boys and girls. There are three girls’ hostel and two boy’s hostel. The central library is the backbone of the college; it included various books related to the subjects and general knowledge.
The Kumaun University, Nainital has three campuses in which different degree courses are provided. The three campuses located in three different places in Nainital. The Pharmacy courses in Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Pharmacy are provided in the Bhimtal campus of Nainital. It also offered MBA & B.Sc Biotech. There are courses offered by the University in Bhimtal campus in Pharmacy field are:
- Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- Ph.D in Pharmacy
In previous years the University is not so good regarding the placement cell. But, from this year it is going to conduct the placement process in campus. The University is trying best efforts for the students to place in the best companies. This year it is expected that the large number of companies could reach the campus for placement. However, the university provides the students with guest lectures and seminars.