National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) is the first national level institute in pharmaceutical sciences with a proclaimed objective of becoming a centre of excellence for advanced studies and research in pharmaceutical sciences. The Government of India has declared NIPER as an 'Institute of National Importance'. It is an autonomous body set up under the aegis of Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India. The Institute is conceived to provide leadership in pharmaceutical sciences and related areas not only within the country, but also to the countries in South East Asia, South Asia and Africa. NIPER is a member of Association of Indian Universities and Association of Commonwealth Universities.
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Guwahati , the gateway to the North East India & capital of Assam is situated in the southern bank of the river Brahmaputra.
Guwahati is a major educational hub of North East India & boasts of several excellent centers of learning like the Indian Institue of Technology (IIT), Indian Institue of Information Technology (IIIT), Gauhati University, Cotton College, Gauhati Medical College, Regional Dental College, Regional College of Nursing, Institute of Pharmacy, Govt. Ayurvedic College, College of Veterninary Sciences, Engineering Colleges, Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) etc. Guwahati is well connected with the rest of the country by air, rail and road.