The Pharmacy education and profession in India upto graduate level is regulated by the PCI, a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by the Parliament.
The Pharmacy Act 1948 was enacted on 4.3.48 with the following preamble- "An Act to regulate the profession of pharmacy. Whereas it is expedient to make better provision for the regulation of the profession and practice of pharmacy and for that purpose to constitute Pharmacy Councils".
Onkar College of Pharmacy was established in 2005 which is duly approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) New Delhi and Govt. of Punjab. It is Affiliated with Punjab State Board of Technical Education & Industrial Training Chandigarh. It is located on Sunam-Patiala Highway.
The Mission of the Institute is to provide quality education of global standards on a strong foundation of indian and traditions to students based on current advances in science, technology, commerce and societal demands with emphasis on commitment to social progress, peace, harmony and national intergration.
To become the foremost Pharmacy college in India, through superior delivery of Pharmacy education and to foster Pharmaceutical research program through creation of a scientific research community pursuing advanced research and utilizing leading-edge technology, for the greater benefit of mankind.