About College

Inception of Arvind Gavali College of Pharmacy, Satara in 2007, under the most potential leadership and great visionary Honourable Chairman, Shri. Arvind Gavali, foresighted the need for a good Pharmacy institution in Satara to cater the quality pharmacy education to needy students in the district.

The most spacious college building, well equipped laboratories, resourceful library and all the amenities took shape under the dynamic guidance of Secretory Mr. Nishant Gavali and Principal Dr. V.Y. Lokhande As quoted by some eminent personalities in the Pharma-profession the pharmacy college building is in the reckoning as one of the best planned pharmacy college buildings in Asia. With persistent guidance from Honourable Mr. Nishant Gavali, Secretary, Samarth Educational Trust, college has developed into one of the best pharmacy institutes in the western zone. Principal, Dr. V.Y. Lokhande and the faculty members, have shaped the college into a student centric environment which conducive for studies.

Arvind Gavali College of Pharmacy, Satara today, is well known with an excellent academic, extracurricular activities and research front. The college has consciously promoted the Pharmacy profession and has developed strong MOUs with Industry and other professional societies. Our college caters Degree in pharmacy (2007), Post-graduate (M. Pharm- Pharmaceutics) (2011) and additional Diploma in pharmacy (2019). The additional two PG (Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacology) programmes awaited for Academic Year (2022-23) with an objective to provide high quality professional education at affordable cost to ordinary elements of the society. The UG and PG courses are affiliated by PCI, AICTE, DTE, Shivaji University, and D. Pharm by MSBTE.

The infrastructure facilities are ably utilized by the students, faculty members and researchers at AGCOP, primarily to focus and foster industry-academia interactions by encouraging research activities through their guidance and supervision and providing an exciting and stimulating environment in various key areas of drug research and drug development research findings are published in a reputed national and international journal.

Our training and placement cell promotes and helps our students to get placement in Industry, Academics, and Research Institutes and also offers guidance for pursuing advanced education.

Our strength is largely drawn from its registered alumni who have been well placed and have progressed after graduation.

Since, the study of the pharmaceutical sciences in the 21st Century may change to a great extent including the concept, nature of the curriculum, professional outlook and obligation, our continuous efforts to meet the global standard of pharma education, new initiatives step up in building a new organizational culture based on a shared vision and mission. We warmly nurture future generations with great collaborative assistance of Institute, our teachers and other associated staff members.