HIPS – Islamabad

Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (HIPS) is the first institute in Islamabad which offered Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) program in 2000 and then Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) in 2004. More than 600 pharmacy students have completed their graduation and are serving at various national and international organizations including pharmaceutical industry, community pharmacies, hospital pharmacy, pharmaceutical marketing and in development sector . Hamdard institute of pharmaceutical sciences is also first in launching M.Phil program in Pharmacy Practice in 2014.

Hamdard institute of pharmaceutical sciences provides a strong foundation in the basic, pharmaceutical, and clinical sciences which fully prepares our graduates to understand new scientific and biomedical knowledge. This helps them in optimizing pharmaceutical care to the benefit of the patient and society. Efforts are also made to develop character, integrity and self-reliance in our graduating pharmacist so that they become good professional members of the society.



Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (HIPS) is committed in pursuit of excellence in pharmacy profession by delivering highly professional education to the pharmacy students to develop pharmacists to work in partnership with other health care professionals to provide accessible, compassionate and integrative care to enhance patient outcomes and can respond to the present as well as future needs of health and well being of the society and pharmaceutical industry.


Our aim is to ensure that our pharmacy graduates possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to promote safe, rational and cost-effective use of pharmaceuticals to achieve better health outcomes and to ensure the quality pharmaceutical manufacturing practices.


In the light of Mission and Vision statement of Hamdard institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the department has set the following objectives:

  • To offer state-of-the-art education and research by training the future pharmacists as academicians, research scientists and managers for the pharmaceutical industry and health care profession.
  • To educate pharmacists as flexible, innovative leaders in the pharmaceutical care and medication therapy of patients.
  • To focus on the current and future needs of the pharmaceutical industries and the ill humanity of Pakistan and the rest of the world.
  • Instill in students a commitment to the lifelong learning necessary for pharmacists to remain experts in the safe and effective use and distribution of medications to patients.
  • Identify the challenges confronting the field of pharmacy today and in the future; determine effective means of responding to these challenges and changes.

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