The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER) was established in 2007 by departments of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. Currently NIPER offers three degrees, M. Pharm. in Pharmacy Practice, M.S. (Pharma) in Biotechnology and Pharma co-informatics. It is an autonomous institution.
At present the NIPER, Hajipur, Vaishali is located at the Export Promotion Industrial Park (EPIP), Zandaha Road, Hajipur, Vaishali. A full-fledged campus is envisaged to set up on 100 acres of land to be allotted by Bihar Government. The institution with the help of Bihar govt. provides the state-of-art facilities for developing manpower with higher skills R&D service to the pharmaceutical sciences.
The institution offers various facilities regarding practical knowledge for the students. It has Library as Information Center, Animal House with various species, spacious Laboratories, Computer Center, PCR & RT-PCR, DNA Sequencers, Automatic Cell Counter, Cold Room, X-ray Diffraction (machine), Liquid Nitrogen System, etc. It has other facilities like separate hostel facility for girls and boys, 24/7 medical facility, vehicle for students, Wi-Fi enabled campus, air-conditioned classrooms and labs, central computer facility, etc.
The Institute has admitted students for three postgraduate programs for the academic year i.e. M.S. (Pharm.) Pharmaco-informatics, M.S. (Pharm.) Pharmacy Practice and M.S. (Pharm.) Biotechnology. In future after the setting up a permanent campus of NIPER, Hajipur several new post-graduate courses and doctoral courses would be started. The institute offers a 2 year MS (Pharma) degree course. The programmes offered in the Master of Pharmacy in the following departments:
- M.S. (Pharm. In Pharmaco-informatics)
- M.Pharm (Pharmacy practice)
- M.S. (Pharm. In Biotechnology)
The institution has established a well-coordinated training & placement cell. It works for the student’s placement procedure. The cell arranges the on-campus recruitment by the various top most organizations. Many companies visited every year in the institute for the selection process. Most of the students get placed in different organizations with good salary packages.