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Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology


Nanotechnology based medicine has experienced substantial growth in the last half decade.With the use of nanotechnology, advances have been made towards improved localized delivery of drugs to tumor sites, improved efficacy and reduced side effects.Many pharmaceutical companies have already begun utilizing nanotechnology to improve drug delivery and targeting.The yearly volume of nano related patents has also increased. Pharmaceutical companies lack in-house expertise in nanotechnology, so there is a huge demand for trained experts in this field. It is, thus, important to develop a more scientific approach for strategic implementation of nanotechnology tools in the pharmaceutical industry.

IGMPI’s programme offers innovative learning and the programme modules are regularly updated. The Nanotechnology programme introduces the students to the analytical, quantitative and experimental methods used in nanotechnology. The main goals of this programme are to:

  • Impart a fundamental knowledge of the various methods used for the preparation of Nano particles
  • Provide understanding of the interaction of nanomaterials with biological systems
  • Educate regarding the medical applications of nanoparticles
  • Understand the concept and mechanism of drug targeting and
  • Interpret the experience and knowledge gained into practical approach

The programme is meant for Graduates and Post Graduates, employed plus yet to be employed candidates keen on taking Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology as their career choice.

After completion of this programme, the candidates will get a thorough overview of the current state of nanotechnology as well as the implications of these technologies for safety, regulation and innovation.The regulatory and ethical issues in using nanotechnology and their impacts are also discussed. Awareness about Nanoscale structures, their preparation, properties and applications will also be developed.

Programmme Structure :

Module 1 : Introduction to Pharmaceutics(in reference to Nanotechnology)

Module 2 : Microscopy to Nanoscopy

Module 3 : Elements of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Module 4 : Polymers used in the Fabrication and Characterization of Nanomaterials (Liposomes, Dendrimers, Nanoparticles, Nanoemulsions etc.)

Module 5 : Biology of Cell-Cell Interaction

Module 6 : Fundamentals of Sustained/Controlled/Targeted Drug Delivery

Module 7 : Nanomedicine & Nanosurgery

Module 8 : Nanodevices (Smart Sensors, Smart Delivery System, Magnetic Nanodevices, Nano-biosensors, Nano Switches etc.)

Module 9 : Nanobiotechnology in Chronic and Infectious Disease

Module 10 : Cancer Nanotechnology

Module 11 : New Advances in Nanotechnology(Artificial Intelligence & Robotics)

Module 12 : Global Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Market

Module 13 : Nanotechnology Regulatory Affairs

Module 14 : Industry based Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Working professional of any of the following industry types, Drug manufacturing, medical device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical industry regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology or any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the programme.

As this programme is truly professional, Managerial and industry oriented, employed individuals working in any sector (production, processing, quality, control, Process engineering, technology transfer, Pilot trial, R&D etc.) in any healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can seek benefits of the programme.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma programme is one year while a maximum of two consecutive years is allowed to complete the programme.

Registration

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

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme. This programme is approved by Quality Council of India (QCI), Government of India.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology by Faculty of Nanotechnology, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.

The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical giants like Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Shasun Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Natco Pharma, Fresenius Kabi(formerly Dabur Pharma), Venus Remedies Ltd., Lupin Ltd., Cipla Ltd., Sun Pharma Advance Research Company, Sanofi, Pfizer, Novo Nordisk, Eisai Pharma, Life Care Innovations Pvt. Ltd., Imgenex India, Biogen etc.

Future career prospects of in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

One can avail employment opportunities in various companies and organizations by a professional training Diploma in nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is an expanding and emerging industry, thus a large number of job opportunities will open up in the near future. There are many exciting career opportunities for nanotechnology experts in the areas of research and development in government, healthcare industry, universities, laboratories and private research institutes. They can also work as advisors in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development industry and/or as consultant in pharmaceutical, medical, agriculture, food and beverage, environment industries, etc. The job profile may include working on drug delivery process or development of new therapeutic drug. It may also include the manufacturing of devices based on nano technology or working on a nanoparticle-based system. Apart from this, business development, product development, sales and marketing are other areas where there are job opportunities in the field of nanotechnology.


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