A constituent unit of Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MCOPS), Manipal since the year 1965 that has been catering to the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students. MCOPS got its full-fledged, independent department exclusively for pharmacology on 1st of November 2001. Currently, it is offering bachelorette, masters, doctorate, and post- doctoral programmes. Well known for its research outcomes, this department housed scholars with various national and international scholarship and awards. Many research projects received funding from AICTE, ICMR, DBT and DST. Number of international collaborations with top tier universities like Harvard, Griffith and Wyoming have increased the pride of this department. State of the art instruments, cell culture facilities and preclinical animal house accessibility adds to its glory. Career related internships and job placements are always available with high rate of student placement in top pharma companies. The department is actively conducting various guest lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences.