Goa College of Pharmacy, with its roots from Portuguese times as a Pharmacy department in a medical college ESCOLA MEDICA de GOA, renamed as Goa College of Pharmacy in 1963 with a dedicated campus, under the aegis of Government of Goa is on a journey to educate and nurture the finest quality pharmacist. Ever since its inception, GCP has focused on augmenting human resource by producing world-class Pharmacists. Alumni of our illustrious institute have distinguished themselves as industrialists, entrepreneurs, innovators, educationists, heads of prestigious organizations, practicing pharmacists. GCP, Goa which has become a brand name, is one of the top 25 pharmacy colleges in India as per the recent NIRF ranking conducted by MHRD.
Since its inception in 1963, GCP is promoting excellence in pharmacy education through highly qualified faculty members and excellent infrastructure. In GCP, focus is not only in making all out efforts to build-in curriculum the capacity to innovate and ability to solve problems creatively but also enabling every student to develop soft skills such as communication, analytical ability, critical thinking and collaboration, which are in the current context far more important than academic knowledge.
The concerted efforts of all the stakeholders have made GCP, an institution par excellence has placed one among top 25 Pharmacy colleges in the country. Our students are acceptable to any pharmaceutical industry/ research centers, hospital and community pharmacies because of their commitment, dedication and professional attitude.
GCP’s journey to excellence is because of well qualified & experienced faculty and committed staff who are eager to provide effective education to students. A cozy and well maintained campus in beautiful city of Panaji, provides good academic ambience.
The Institution regularly augments its academic/para-academics facilities. In addition to gaining academic knowledge and skills, opportunities are many for the students to groom and develop further.
I, on behalf of GCP family, welcome the new batch of students who have joined this prestigious school of learning.

Dr. Gopal Krishna Rao