The students of the Institute of Pharmacy are actively involved in various curricular, co-curricular, extracurricular and research activities.
Doctoral students have received various fellowships like Prime Minister’s Fellowship, Women Scientist fellowship, SRF, JRF and INSPIRE fellowship from various government funding agencies, like ICMR, GSBTM, SERB-DST, DBT, CSIR, etc. Many research scholars have presented their research posters at various International Conferences held in the UK, USA, Austria, Thailand, etc. Few of the graduate, postgraduate and doctoral students did their research training/summer internship at foreign universities like the University of South Australia, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University and the University of North Carolina.
Most postgraduate students have been awarded the best MPharm Thesis Award by Rajnibhai V. Patel Trust – sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology and Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
The students are also outperforming in various national and state level quiz competitions, debate, cultural fests, essay writing competitions, drama and singing events, sports, etc. and securing prizes many times. Prizes were fetched in Swimming Competition at Khel-Mahakumbh, Gujarat.
Vishal K Chavda, PhD Research Scholar, Department of Pharmacology, Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University has received FENS (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) Grant Award and FENS Voucher Programmer Grant award in FENS 2020 Virtual Forum held on from 11th July-15th July, 2020. He has presented a online research poster and oral talk on his PhD Research entitled, “Neurotrophic and cerebroprotective effects of sexagliptin and voglibose: “In-silico to in-vivo animalinvestigational approach” at FENS virtual forum. FENS 2020 was jointly organized with British Neuroscience Association (BNA) at Glasgow, UK.
Awarded Harvard Internship Programme (HIP) from Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Khorana Scholarship from the DBT, IUSSTF for summer internship for 12 weeks at University of North Carolina, USA
Best MPharm Thesis Award for National level “PharmInnova award 2013-2014”
Jigish N Dalal (Sunij Foundation) award by IDMA from Hon. Health Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Nitin Patel for academic excellence.
M L Khurana award for securing highest marks in BPharm from all over India in 2012
The Most Innovative MPharm Thesis Award in the R V Patel Innovative MPharm Thesis Competition 2012-13 in the STUDENT CATEGORY in the area of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, jointly organized by Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Limited and MSME sponsored by Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi.
Mr. Omkar Sherikar under the guidance of Prof. Priti J. Mehta presented a research paper at the international conference, Analytical research Forum 2012, held on July 2-4, 2012 at Durham University, United Kingdom. The Conference was organized by ‘Royal Society of Chemistry’, United Kingdom. He received full International Travel Support including visa fees and registration fees from Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India for the same.
First rank at all India level in GPAT Examination – A national level entrance test for admissions in MPharm programme.
M L Khurana award for securing highest marks in BPharm from all over India in 2009.
Drama club students of the Institute of Pharmacy won 6 trophies in Inter Institute One Act Play Competition held on 4th February 2020 Theme – “CLIMATE CONNECTION”
Title of Play- “Vanjhiyan – A Mother of Thousands”
1) Best Drama- 1st prize (Institute of Pharmacy) –
Name of Participants of One Act Play- Jay Shah, Kunj Thakkar, Shrey Modi, Nency Patel, Jenny Kundadiya, Kevan Patel, Abhi Patel, Vaidehi Patel, Archi Shah.
2) Best Production Team -Jainil Sheth, Jaydeep Hapaliya, Kathan Desai
3) Best Director – Kunj Thakkar (B.Pharm sem VIII)
4) Best Actor – Jay Shah (B. Pharm sem VIII)
5) Best Actress – Jenny Kundadiya (B.Pharm sem VI)
6) Best Supporting Actress – Vaidehi Patel (B.Pharm Sem VIII)
First prize in extempore event at state level competition at Deesa.
Second Prize for elocution competition in “Spandan 2016” held at Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University
Awarded best videography prize in HLCC MUN organised by HLCC & United Nation Info Center for India & Bhutan
Five gold medals and one silver medal in swimming competition at Inter club aquatic meet 2015 of various clubs (Gymkhana, Rajpath , Karnavati, Rifle, Sports club) organized at Ellis bridge gymkhana, Ahmedabad