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Riphah Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Welcome to Riphah Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (RIPS) at Riphah International University Sahiwal Campus, a leading institution that has been at the forefront of pharmaceutical education since its establishment in 2004. RIPS takes immense pride in its accreditation by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan in 2009, a testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality education in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Over the years, RIPS has successfully graduated twenty-one (21) batches of Pharm. D students, who have gone on to achieve remarkable placements both nationally and internationally, showcasing the excellence of our program.

Notably, RIPS holds a prestigious place on the World Health Organization’s list of accredited institutes, underscoring our dedication to meeting global standards of pharmaceutical education. As pioneers in the private sector, we were the first to introduce the innovative 5-year “Doctor of Pharmacy” program, setting a benchmark for pharmaceutical education in the region. In today’s dynamic healthcare landscape, the importance of Pharmaceutical Sciences cannot be overstated. As we continue to shape the future of pharmaceutical education, Riphah Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences stands as a beacon of excellence, ensuring that our students contribute significantly to the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors, both nationally and globally.

Undergraduate Programs

Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy)

This is an undergraduate 5 years degree program for those who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of health and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

To produce highly skilled Pharmacy professionals, with the knowledge of drug discovery and development at par & to postulate the standard health care services to the State and the Nation

Our Vision

Prof. Dr. Arif-ullah Khan

Prof. Dr. Arif-ullah Khan did an M.Phil & Ph.D. in the subject of Pharmacology. He has wide experience in teaching and research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He has published 150 research articles with a cumulative impact factor of around 375 and 4000 citations. He is an approved Ph.D. supervisor and is currently supervising M.Phil/Ph.D. students in the area of Pharmacological research. Dr. Khan has achieved several National and International prestigious awards for his valuable scientific contributions.

He is recognized by the Pakistan Council of Science and Technology as a productive scientist, as in a few years regularly achieved, the research productivity award. Recently, he was awarded the Salimuzzaman Siddiqui Prize in Applied Science Technology by the Third World Academy of Sciences, Italy in collaboration with the Pakistan Academy of Science. 


Prof. Dr. Sidra Hasnain

Pharm-D, PhD Molecular Biology
Associate Professor,
Head of Department
Dr. Sidra Hasnain, Pharm-D, PhD in Molecular Biology, is an Associate Professor and Head of Department with 10 years of teaching experience. She has 17 publications with a total impact factor of 20.031 and holds one patent. Dr. Hasnain’s research expertise lies in cancer genetics and cancer biology. She has served as a trainer for Health Security Partners in the UK and Washington D.C., USA, receiving an honorarium of £675.

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