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Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control

The course targets graduate, post graduate and already experienced candidates with keen interest in the Quality Assurance and Quality Control divisions of an industry. The postgraduate diploma course is aimed to make the participant learn the:

- Need of QA & QC
- Where and when to apply
- Current norms and regulations (for both compliance and non-compliance)
- Testing tools and techniques
- Overcoming QA problems and fixing methods

All the above as well as practical knowledge about the subject has been included as case studies, practice modules, lectures, classrooms and discussions etc. The sole aim remains to make ready candidates with ample and appropriate knowledge about varied quality issues, concerns, industry needs, techniques, legislative norms and precise knowledge for identifying and overcoming quality related problems arising at work place. With this knowledge the participant can confidently aim to apply for and be a part of healthcare production units, quality check divisions of manufacturing plants and even quality auditing boards and regulatory authorities.

Course Modules :

Module 1: Quality, Quality Assurance and Quality Control in pharmaceutical industry (International perspective of USA, WHO, ICH & Europe / Australia & New Zealand / Gulf Countries (GCC) / Canada / Africa / India etc)

Module 2: Qualification and Validation

Module 3: Quality Assurance and Quality Control- Possible Problems and Fixes

Module 4: Types of Quality Testing (models, types, procedures etc.)

Module 5: Quality Testing Tools and Techniques

Module 6: Quality Certifications, Govt. Regulations, ICH Guidelines and ISO 9000

Module 7: Total Quality Management and GMP, Quality Risk Management, Assessing Quality Concerns at Different Work Units or Areas

Module 8: Setting up Quality Control Checks, Inspections and Audits

Module 9: Documentation, Good Documentation Practices, SOPs, Protocols, etc.

Module 10: Addressing Internal and External Quality Issues – Complying with Govt. regulations

Module 11: Computer System Validation

Module 12: Laboratory demonstration of QAQC practicals and Instrument Handling

Module 13: Case Studies

Experimental Training

- Analytical methods Validation
- Protocol preparation for various operations and processes
- Records preparation- MFR, BFR, labeling and packaging records
- SOP writing for operating all equipments from regulatory perspective
- Documentation for product recalls, product complaints, returned goods, change control and CAPA
- Validation and calibration of analytical instruments used in manufacturing
- Process Validation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.
- Quality control tests for Solid, Semisolids, liquids, ophthalmic, modified release and Sterile preparations
- Stability study protocol for API, Final product
- Stability studies (Accelerated and photostability) as per ICH Guidelines
- Documentation for product recalls, product complaints, returned goods, change control and CAPA
- Documentation for inspections and audits
The diploma course is aimed to make the participant learn the need of QA & QC, where and when to apply, current norms and regulations (for both compliance and non-compliance), testing tools and techniques & overcoming QA problems, fixing methods, documentation, qualification and validation, GLP, and risk based approaches. All the above as well as practical knowledge about the subject has been included as case studies, practice modules, lectures and discussions etc. The post graduate diploma in quality assurance and quality control offers the combined knowledge of theoretical and practical knowledge in all areas that affects the drug quality. It also provides the working knowledge of various analytical instrumental techniques, method development, documentation, protocol and SOP writing etc.


Graduation in Pharma/Medical/Biomedical/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Science and Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.

Programme Duration

Programme duration is 12 months.


The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty.. 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.


All the efforts will be made in the form of 3 months internship to provide industrial exposure to the students through internship with pharmaceutical company so that they can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience.

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.

All the participants are obliged to appear for annual exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control by Faculty of Good Manufacturing Practice, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material 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

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, 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 Pharmaceutical QA & QC Training

QA & QC are quiet essential parts of pharmaceutical, biotech and all other verticals of the healthcare industry. the two find application in other industry types as well but since healthcare is the most dynamic industry and the one concerned with health and well-being of the population, QA&QC are highly treated and most regarded divisions to settle in thus the career prospects and opportunities are never ending.

With this important role in the industry, sense of responsibility is expected from the joining employee and of course a thorough and complete knowledge of the work area. Our course works to prepare candidates for the same. This has been tailor made to suit needs of employed as well as yet to be employed candidates targeting to take over the quality assurance and quality control divisions of the industry.

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For further enquiries, write to or call us on: 18001031071 (India Toll Free), +91 8130924488 (International Students)

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