Professional Bodies

​ Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association was founded by Late Prof. M. L. Schroff in December 1948 with an aim to advance and promote the cause of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Profession of Pharmacy. IPCA, a federation of five National Pharmaceutical Associations (IPA from 1948, IHPA from 1963, APTI from 1966, IPGA from 1973 and AIDCOC from 1995) is the apex body of more than 25000 pharmacy professional members representing Pharmaceutical Industry, Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Research & Development, Regulatory, Academia and Hospital & Community Pharmacy.

The Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) is the oldest premier association of pharmaceutical professionals in India, with a member base of over 13,000, spread across the length and breadth of the nation. IPA operates in India through 20 state branches and more than 46 local branches. The members represent various facets of pharmaceutical profession viz., industry, regulatory, community and hospital pharmacy practices and education. Read more

Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India

It is an organization of academics in India who teach in the area of pharmacy. It was established in 1966 by Prof. M. L. Schroff, Prof G.P. Srivastava. Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India publishes popular scientific journal called "Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Education and Research". Readmore