Executive Diploma in Drug Discovery and Development

Executive Diploma in Drug Discovery and Development [Six months programme  approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Govt of India]

Drug discovery and development needs multidisciplinary skills to excel and the IGMPI taps this need by introducing its new distance cum e-learning Executive Diploma Course in Drug Discovery and Development.

While interest in the field comes as an integral part of the aspiring candidate’s nature, rest of the skills and knowledge can be built upon by effectively designed courses. The multidisciplinary team at IGMPI has targeted to add to the pool of efficient public health professionals they ought to achieve it through this distance cum e-learning Executive Diploma Course in Drug Discovery and Development.

Module1: Fundamentals of Drug Action

Module 2: Introduction to Drug Discovery and Design

Module 3: Role of Pharmacology in Drug Discovery

Module 4: Methods of Drug Discovery and Target Validation

Module 5: Natural Products as Leads for New Drugs

Module 6: Pharmacological Screening Models for Therapeutic Areas

Module 7: Modern Bioanalytical techniques

Module 8: Biostatistics in Drug Discovery and Development

Module 9: Combinatorial Chemistry

Module 10: Quantitative – Structure Activity relationship (QSAR)

Module 11: Computer Aided Drug Design (CADD)

Module 12: Industry-Based Case Study

Eligibility

Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.

Programme Duration

The course will be completed over a period of six months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programmes Fees

A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 22,000 /- (700 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 300/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.

Examination & Certification

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive diploma in Drug Discovery and Development .

For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

IGMPI offers placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting assessing them to polish their interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.

Future career prospects of Training in Durg Discovery and Development

Professionals in this industry have a global standing and responsibility as well. The work done here serves to global audience and is not just country specific. Thus, the field beholds immense respect for its takers which comes with equal amounts of pressure to ensure proper code and ethics of the field are followed. IGMPI offers comprehensive training in drug discovery and development which is essential; for ensuring a benefitting future in the industry. Pass outs from this course are eligible to find work in:

  • 1 Pharmaceutical companies,
  • 2 Biomedical companies,
  • 3 Technology/consulting companies in the healthcare arena or even government sector

The course also prepares for positions and roles like Medicinal chemist, Computational chemist, Nano Technician or In Silico Drug Designer.

For further enquiries or Prospectus, write to or call us on:

programmes@igmpiindia.org/+91 8130924488, +91 8587838177, 0120-4375280