The Erode College of Pharmacy & Research Institute, Erode was founded by the Erode Educational Trust in the year 1992. The College is affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. It is recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The courses are approved by the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.


The campus of the college is spread over 5 acres of land at Veppampalayam in Erode, Tamilnadu. The campus is well-connected by road & rail transportation. The college is situated about 8 Km away from the Erode city towards Perundurai.


The college has a central library which has huge collections of books, periodicals, reports, national and international journals, audiovisual aids, CDs, etc. Other facilities offered by the college are museum, laboratory, lecture hall, auditorium, drug information centre, animal house, medicinal garden, sports, etc. The College also has a computer lab with the connection of internet & wi-fi facility. There are separate hostels for boys & girls with all the required facilities. The classrooms are well-equipped with the all modern technology such as LCD projector & audio-visual aids.


The Erode College of Pharmacy & Research Institute, Erode runs Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm), Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm), Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm), Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) & Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).

Pharmacy Courses:

  • D.Pharm (2 years)
  • B.Pharm (4 years)
  • M.Pharm(2 years)
    • Pharmaceutics
    • Pharmaceutical analysis
    • Pharmacology
    • Pharmacy practice
  • Pharm.D (6 years)


The college placement cell is committed to offer all possible support to its graduate students in their efforts to find jobs. The benefit of this support is reflected in the preparation of students, those are able to protect profitable and esteemed positions in current years. The placement cell conducts pre-placement talks, personal interview, seminar, conferences, etc