The Nitte Gulabi Shetty Memorial Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in 1983 with a view to provide hong kong job oriented professional courses in Pharmacy.

The College is affiliated to the Nitte University and recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI), New Delhi. The Institute is also recognized as a centre for doctoral study and research.

The NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers graduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Pharmacy.Pharmacy as a career

Pharmacy is a noble profession and plays a vital role in community health along with medical, dental, nursing and other paramedical professions. The pharmacy professional is well versed in the manufacturing and testing of drugs, research and development, patient counseling and community service.
In terms of volume, Indian pharmaceutical industry is 3rd largest and in terms of value ranks 14th in the world. The exports of pharmaceutical drugs registered 29% growth in 2008-09.

India has registered phenomenal growth in bulk drug export, formations, pre-clinical and clinical trials etc. Soon, the Indian pharmaceutical industry will emerge as the major player in the world.
Career openings for a pharmacist range from community pharmacist (both retail and wholesale dispensing of drugs), hospital pharmacist, production and quality control, scientists in the pharmaceutical industry, personnel in drug administrative service, teaching and research, clinical research and marketing.

Pharmacy students will be studying Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Microbiology and bio Technology, Human anatomy, Biochemistry etc. which give them a broad base. In post graduation they can focus on any of the areas of their choice.