Vivekanand Education Society’s College of Pharmacy was established in the year 2007 under the guidance of Shri. B. L. Boolani, trustee-in-charge of Vivekanand Education Society. The Institute was established with a mission to work closely with industry and work on solving problems for Industry. The Institute is headed by Principal, Prof. (Mrs.) Supriya Shidhaye, since July 2009 and works with the vision to create competent pharmacy professionals to positively impact healthcare of the Society.
At present the Institute conducts B. Pharm. Course with 100 intake and M. Pharm. Courses in three disciplines i. e. Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry with intake of 15 each. The Institute also conducts Ph.D. Programs in the branches of Pharmaceutics (Intake 12) and Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Intake 6) and all programs are affiliated to University of Mumbai. The Institute is approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) & Government of Maharashtra. The institute is listed under section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956.
VESCOP has received NBA Accreditation for the B. Pharm. till 2022 as per Outcome Based Education - OBE System, Washington accord. National Centre of Quality Management awarded the Institute with top ranks in two consecutive years, 2018 and 2019 in the contest of “Best Educational Quality Enhancement Team”. The Institute has been awarded as Best Industry Linked Pharmacy Institute PAN India in 2018 in AICTE-CII survey consistently receiving most premier platinum rating for past cycles of survey. The Institute has been ranked 63rd and 67th among Pharmacy institutes across the nation at NIRF 2020 and 2019 respectively.