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Dr. Bhupen Kalita, M.Pharm, Ph.D.

Professor and Principal

Dr. Bhupen Kalita who officiates as the Principal & Professor of NEF College of Pharmacy, Guwahati, has a record of accomplishment as an educator for the last 16 years. He completed his B. Pharm degree in 2004 from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangaluru, Karnataka. During 2005-2006 he worked for Glenmark Pharmaceutical Ltd., and worked as Lecturer at Sri Subrahmanya Swami College of Pharmacy, Bangaluru. He qualified and received GATE fellowship and also qualified the Karnataka State PG Entrance Test for higher studies in 2006. In the year 2008, he completed his M. Pharm degree in Pharmaceutics specialization from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangaluru, Karnataka. He then joined as Assistant Professor at Varanasi College of Pharmacy, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh for four years. He worked as Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics for about 10 years at Girijananda Chowdhury Institute of Pharmaceutical Science (GIPS), Guwahati. Dr. Kalita was awarded the Ph.D. degree in 2017 from Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh Assam.

During his journey in the teaching profession, he published his research & review works in more than 30 national as well as international journals and two review based book chapters. His research work was also published in the proceedings of ICPPS conference held in 2016, Zurich, Switzerland. In August 2017, he delivered an oral session at the EAMC Congress in Stockholm, Sweden. He also presented his research works in more than 20 different National seminar/conferences and international conferences held in India.Also, Dr. Kalita has two patent registrations in his credit. As a reviewer and editorial board member, he is associated with many scientific journals.

Dr. Bhupen Kalita participated in more than 15 QIP, FDP, STTP, workshopsas learner. He was also invited as resource person in manyworkshop, seminars and conferences. He received AICTE ATAL ACADEMY grant in the year 2020. He qualified as mentor for National Initiative for Technical Teachers Training, in 2021. Dr. Kalita guided 30 PG and more than 60 UG projects& dissertation. Dr. Kalita is a life member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) and Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP). He contributed as general secretary of IPA Guwahati Local Branch from 2018 to 2023. In February, 2021, Dr. Kalita was appointed as nominee of CPCSEA by the Dept. of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Govt. of India. He has been also involved in different regulatory functions of PCI, NTA & AICTE. Dr. Kalita was conferred with the Outstanding Researcher in Pharmaceuticsaward in 2023 by the Centre for Health and Medical Sciences, Venus Int. Foundation, Chennai.


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