By Our Staff Reporter
Dehradun, 10 Jun: Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), Uttaranchal University, organised a National Virtual Workshop on Preparation Strategies for GPAT and NIPER, here, today.
Prof (Dr) M Kishore Babu, Principal at Krishna Teja Pharmacy College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, was the guest speaker at the event. His area of interest is Development of Novel Drug Delivery Systems, Nanotechnology, etc., and around 120 students have qualified for GPAT under his guidance over five years.
The workshop began with an inaugural speech by organising secretary Dr Tarun Parashar, followed by the Chief Guest and University Vice-Chancellor Prof (Dr) Devendra Pathak. He appreciated the work of the UIPS team for conducting the workshop and emphasized the importance of GPAT for a better future for students. Prof (Dr) Vikash Jakhmola, Dean – UIPS, and Convener of the event, welcomed all guests, the participants and faculty members on the virtual platform in his welcome note.
Prof (Dr) M Kishore Babu explained the strategies for cracking the GPAT and NIPER exams with proper time management tips. He also explained the importance and benefits of the GPAT exam for students and provided the list of important reference books. He emphasised the use of mnemonics to memorise the content in a very easy way.
Prof Dr AK Gnanachandran also advised participants to stay optimistic and provided important tips. Participants were from Bihar, UP, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Jammu & Kashmir, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Maharashtra numbering about four hundred. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Dr Tarun Parashar, Associate Professor, UIPS.