Goa College of Pharmacy, Panaji


Goa College of Pharmacy was actually established in the year 1842 with the name of Escola Medica De Goa, during the Portuguese rule. Later in the year 1963, after Goa’s liberation, the institution was given a new name as Goa College of Pharmacy and it was shifted to its present campus. Initially, the college was offering degree course alone in pharmacy under the Bombay University and later in the year 1970, it began to offer postgraduate degree courses in pharmacy under the same university. Later, the college came under the jurisdiction of Goa University, the AICTE and the PCI has also approved the college.

Courses offered with number of seats:

Goa College of Pharmacy is offering the following courses under the faculty of pharmacy and also the number of seats available in the college for each course is given below:

Diploma in Pharmacy – 60 seats

Bachelor of Pharmacy – 60 seats

Master of Pharmacy (Quality Assurance) – 13 seats

Master of Pharmacy (Pharmacology) – 5 seats

Admission Process:

For the diploma course offered by the college, admission is done by the Directorate of Technical Education under the guidance of the central admission committee in Goa. Admission is made to the degree course based on marks secured by the students in the Goa Common Entrance Test. For the postgraduate degree courses in pharmacy, admission is done on merit basis.

Eligibility Criteria:

For getting admission to the diploma course offered by the college, candidates must have completed their higher secondary in science stream with English, biology/mathematics, chemistry and physics and for degree course, they must have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in the aforesaid subjects. For PG courses, candidates must have completed their bachelor’s degree in pharmacy with a minimum of 55% of marks from Goa University.


The college has several facilities like separate administrative block, library, well-equipped labs, common room for ladies, common room for staff, conference hall, seminar hall, examination hall, spacious classrooms, etc…

Contact Information:

Goa College of Pharmacy,

18th June Road,


Goa – 403 001

Phone: 0832-2421961, 2226882/83

Website: http://www.goagovt.nic.in/gcp/



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9 Responses to “Goa College of Pharmacy, Panaji”

  1. 9
    Edna Noronha:

    I need to sought clarity regarding the admission to Goa College of Pharmacy First year academic year 2014-15. Whether the student have to answer both NEET and JEE or Either one?

  2. 8


    We have Two Sudanese Students willing to join your college for B. Pharm. Kindly inform by return the requirements and seat availability.

    Your URGENT response by return is highly appreciated.

    With kind regards
    John Castelino

  3. 7

    Hello! sir. Actually I wanted to ask whether passing out from goa university is an eligibility criteria for admission for m. pharm in the college?
    I am pursuing my B. Pharm course and I am in my final year in the university Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan university. So am I not eligible for admission to this university?

  4. 6

    hi sir

    i have done my d pharmacy from s n medical agra & i want take admision in goa collage of pharmacy for b pharma course by lateral entry in second year so wate is posidure

  5. 5
    Binoj Abraham:

    Hi, I am BInoj Abraham, Retail manager, SuperCare group of Pharmacies based In Dubai. We are the fastest growing Retail Chain in Uae having quality oriented pharmacies and Nutrition centers. We are continously expanding and I would like to explore the possibility of conducting a campus interview in your esteemed institution.Please advise me on how to proceed ahead and connect me to the right person.

    Many Thanks

    Binoj Abraham

  6. 4

    I HAVE PASSED HSSC (PCB)N OBTAINED 62 PERCENT N ALSO COMPLETED Bsc in zoology.i wanted to study D.pharm.can u tell me how to go about,the cost ,duration, n if there is any entrance exam,n will i b able to set up a pharmacy business.also how many days are the classes n timings

  7. 3

    dear sir, i am from ap i got 8189 rank in gpat i want to join in ur college it is possible with my gpat rank to get admission into ur college or any seperate entrance is there for ur college plzzzzzzzzzzz kindly inform me

  8. 2

    A person from other states would like to join in M.Pharm Course.
    Kindly send details.


  9. 1
    Tarak chandra das:

    I want to know a foreign student how he/she join/apply your institute in master’s of pharmacy course. please give brief in details, so that I can easily entered about this process