Gayatri College of Pharmacy, one of the leading educational Institution in India, was set up in the year 1986 with an aim to produce technically trained personnel in the field of Pharmaceutical Technology & to promote the Technical Education in general. The institution was established by the founder Secretary, Sri Sibnarayan Satpathy & gradually Promoted by the founder Director, Mr. Ashok kumar Satpathy. Presently the society is running with D. Pharm (Diploma in Pharmacy), B.Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) & M. Pharm (Master in Pharmacy) course.
Teachers are the major assets of any institution. The institution has appointed highly qualified and dedicated faculties of outstanding merit, excellent teaching skills as well as abilities. A balanced mix of academicians, researchers and professionals from different pharmaceutical and general sectors contributes to the institute's academic excellence. They are encouraged to update their knowledge and skills by allowing them to pursue refresher courses, research work and higher studies. Part time and visiting faculties are invited to contribute enrich the core courses and electives offered to the students.
The institution has 13 numbers of sophisticated and modern laboratories, well equipped with gas, water and electricity. The interior design has been focused with modern architecture and fitting like acid resistant ceramic floor tiles on the working table. Central gas connections with anti-inflammable equipments with branded chemicals to ensure high quality results are the attractions in the laboratory.
The Computer Lab. Is fully air-condition with internet facility.
A book worm's paradise, the GCP Library offers students an excellent selection of books and magazine on Pharmaceutical and other subjects. It comprises of international and national journals. The reference section has a rich collection of latest reference books and other publications. A collection of CDs, Cassettes, manuals, slides and soft wares are also available for the students and teachers . To provide current information he library has a collection of annual report, project reports, and dissertation of students. For advanced communications and research it provides internet facility to each faculty and student through DELNET. Construction of one fully air-conditioned Central Library cum auditorium is under process.
The institution has four well furnished and spacious classrooms of different sitting capacity with large blackboard. To enhance the presentation of lectures, seminars and other academic activities the institution has a good audio-visual setup with slide projectors and LCD.
Apart from this the Diploma students have the basic opportunities through self-employment scheme.
The institution provides its own transport facility. Three Buses run regularly to serve the students. The Buses start their running regularly except holidays from Sambalpur City to the institution and vice versa.
The College comprises two well furnished Boys' Hostel and one Girls' Hostel within the City. As students are joining from the different parts of India, the institution maintains an interstate cordial relationship among the inmates under constant supervision and strict principles. The hostel mess is managed by a student representative committee.
The institution has a canteen within the college premises to cater the basic needs of the staffs and students of the college. Good hygienic Meals and Tiffin are provided with concessional rate.
The students at their leisure get the opportunities to explore their hidden talents in the field of game and sports. The institution has one central garden with varieties of flower and lawn grass. The college is having a medicinal garden with varieties of medicinal plants to carry out a deep study of crude and herbal drugs.
The College has geared itself to negotiate the challenges and competition in a world of changing scenario. Needless to say the College has produced 1000 technically trained personal in the field of Pharmaceutical Science. They are all absorbed in Central Govt./State Govt./Public Sector/Pvt. undertakings etc. Most of the students are opting self employment like running with Medical Shop. The College has produced highest result in Orissa since last five years. It is indeed a credit to the professional skills of the faculty and overall advisory role of the management. It would be improper if we fail to extend our inner gratitudes to some of the PCI members as well as AICTE executives without the advice & constant supervision the College could not have been flourished..