Himalayan Pharmacy Institute is the pioneer institution conducting Pharmacy courses in the State of Sikkim.HPI had a humble beginning way back in 1990 in Fiveways, Deorali with the two year Diploma in Pharmacy course. Owing to the popularity of the diploma course, in 1997 the four year degree course, B. Pharm was started. It was in the year 2000 that the institute was shifted to it’s present location in Majitar. From the new spread-out campus the first batch of B. Pharm graduated in 2001. Thereafter, the Institute reached new heights in 2005, when it started M.Pharm in Pharmaceutics followed by master degree programmes in Pharmacognosy (2007), Pharmacology (2008) and PA &QA (2012).
Institute has spacious class rooms, digital library, 9 nos. of Laboratories for under graduate classes and 8 nos of sophisticated laboratories for post graduate classes besides a Machine room and Instrument rooms with high class Instruments.
There are separate Hostel for Boys and Girls student.
Students are regularly sent for industrial training and periodic placement. Interviews arranged by the college in consultation with the corporate as well as Government authorities also help the students to get opportunities for better placement.