The Regional Pharmacy Institute (RPI) was established at Agartala during 1979 with the financial assistance of NEC (North Eastern Council) to cater Diploma course in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) throughout the North Eastern States with an intake of 60 (Sixty) capacity. Subsequently the Institute had upgraded into Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm) course in addition to D.Pharm course with the renaming of RPI as Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology (RIPSAT) during November, 1997 with an intake capacity of 30 (Thirty) capacity. The participating states are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Recently The Pharmacy Council of India has approved the intake capacity of B.Pharm Course from 30 to 60 seats. B.Pharm (Practice) course is also introduced recently to upgrade the knowledge of working Pharmacist in different health sectors of Tripura. The Government of Tripura has Introduced 20 seats from academic session 2020-21 in B.Pharm course under endowment quota in which candidates of any state with eligibility conditions as per Pharmacy Council of India can apply for admission.
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (RIPSAT). At RIPSAT, our mission is to educate and train students in the basic and advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical sciences and to contribute to improvement of health of the society through quality educational programme. At RIPSAT we set very high standards for education in order to arm our students with all the arsenal required to be successful leaders in their area of interest. We also encourage a lot of cultural and sports events at our institute. We provide students with a conducive environment which nurtures and inspires the students to be achievers in life.
-Dr. Suvakanta Dash, M.Pharm, Ph.D, DSc (Principal)