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.
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.
Summer : Maximum - 38℃ , Minimum - 20℃
Winter : Maximum - 30℃ , Minimum - 10℃
Assamese, Bengali, English, Hindi.
Guwahati is serviced by the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Borjhar, about 20 km West of the center of the city. Air connectivity is available with all major domestic airlines flying to Guwahati. The city is serviced with direct flights to Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and other major cities in India by different airlines.
Guwahati is 8 km away from the airport that may take 15 minutes drive.
Guwahati falls under the Northeast Frontier Railway zone of the Indian Railways. Guwahati Railway Station (popularly known as Paltan Bazar Railway Station) which is the major station of Guwahati that is 31 km from NIPER Guwahati. Kamakhya Railway Station is also another suburban station of Guwahati which is about 25 km from NIPERG. Guwahati is well connected by express trains to major cities like New Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Jaipur, Trivandrum, Ranchi, Patna, Kollam, Puri, Jammu etc.
Guwahati is very well connected with adjoining regions via bus services. Three nodal points Adabari, Paltan Bazar and ISBT Guwahati (25 KM from NIPERG), provide bus services to towns and cities in Assam and adjoining states. Some of these services are run by the Government Agency ASTC, whereas a vast majority of them are run by private travelers.