The search for a right person to be the first
Vice-Chancellor of the KLE University ended with Prof. (Dr.)
Chandrakant Kokate who had rich experience of being the
Vice-Chancellor of two State Universities viz. Kakatiya
University, Warangal, and
Nagarjuna University, Guntur, both located in AP. He was
President of Pharmacy Council of India for two terms and has
also served on various national level committees of NAAC, UGC,
and MHRD, of Govt. of India. He has a vision of taking KLE
University to greater heights and under his guidance KLE
University has undertaken a developmental plan of the University
with a long term perspective known as ‘VISION 2020’ which while
encompassing our inherent values, will address the needs of
changing times to enable us to become the torch bearers of in
the field of comprehensive quality education.
B.Pharm-1967, Nagpur University
M.Pharm-1969, University of Saugar, (Gold Medal)
Ph.D-1972, (Pharm. Sci.)
Post Doctoral Research at Bundesanstalt Fuer Fett Forschung,
Visiting Scientist in
Germany (1986) on invitation by DAAD.
Chairman, All Indian Board of Pharmacy, AICTE
Member, National Fee Committee and
Committees of AICTE.
President, Indian Society
Vice-Chancellor, Kakatiya University, Warangal, A. P.
President, Pharmacy Council of India.
President, 50th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress along
with Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical
National President, Indian Pharmaceutical Association
Vice-Chancellor (FAC), Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P.
Member, Drugs Technical Advisory Board, Ministry of Health and
Family welfare, Govt. of India
FIRST PHARMACIST IN THE COUNTRY O BECOME:
Vice-Chancellor of an Indian University
Vice-Chancellor of the Medical (Health) University
Chairman of the Regional Committee of AICTE-(SRC)
Chairman of the Recruitment Board of RAC for DRDO Laboratories,
Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India
Chairman of NAAC/UGC Peer Team
Honorary Colonel Commandant, NCC, Ministry of Defense, Govt of
NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AWARDS..
Guided 17 students for Ph.D Programme and 40 students for PG in
Authored Six Books in Pharmacognosy /Pharmacy.
Published about 115 research papers in National and
Chaired 50 Scientific sessions at International Conferences &
Visited over Thirty Countries for Academic collaborations and