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Master's in clinical research is still not a very popular course among students. The primary reason for low demand is the low level of awareness about the discipline and the job prospects. But thos...
Master's in clinical research is still not a very popular course among students. The primary reason for low demand is the low level of awareness about the discipline and the job prospects. But those who are studying or working in the pharmaceuticals industry are surely well versed with how good it is as a career.
Indian pharmaceuticals industry is a huge one. The industry requires well-trained and specialized clinical research professionals, whereas the number of students passing out each year in the discipline is far less than the demand. It is important that the word about thus lucrative career is spread and more and more students come forward to take up such courses at graduate and post- graduate levels.
An MSc in clinical research in India is a career booster for those who are already in the industry. Full time MSc CR programs are available in top Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore & Kolkata. For those who cannot pursue full time programs can opt for post-graduate distance learning in clinical research. A master's be it a regular one or distance learning, will always be helpful in accelerating the career growth.
Pay packages for clinical research graduates are quite high. After a post graduation, one can expect a beginning salary of close to 5 lakhs p.a. As per prior experience, the salary offer can go even higher.
There are a number of colleges spread over the country that offer PG programs in clinical research. Here is a list of colleges/institutes offering master's in CR in Delhi and other cities.
|Anovus Institute of Clinical Research||Chandigarh||MSc||2 years|
|Asian Institute of Health Sciences (AIOHS)||Thane||MSc||2 years|
|Institute of Clinical Research (India)-ICRI||Delhi||MSc||2 years|
|Lotus Clinical Research Academy Pvt. Ltd. (LCRA)||Bangalore||M. Pharma in CR||2 years|
|Oasis Institute of Health Sciences & Research Centre||Pune||MSc||2 years|
The above-mentioned colleges provide specifically a MSc in clinical research. However, there are a lot more, well-known colleges who do not offer a degree program as such, but are well accepted in the industry for their professional diplomas in clinical research. Here is a detailed list of them all with a list of diploma programs offered.
|S. No||Institutes||Location||Programs Offered|
|1||Focus Institute of Pharma Skills||Bangalore||PGD - CR & Regulatory Affairs|
|2||Oasis Institute of Health Sciences & Research Centre (OIHSRC)||Pune||PG in CR|
|3||Reliance Institute of Life Sciences||Navi Mumbai||Advanced Diploma in CR|
|4||Sharda Group of Institutes||Greater Noida||PGD - CR|
|5||John Group of Institutions||Bangalore||PGD - CR & Clinical Data Management|
|6||Anovus Institute of Clinical Research||Chandigarh||Advanced Dilploma in CR & Advanced PGD in CRM|
||Bangalore||PGD - CR & Regulatory Affairs|
|8||Institute of Clinical Research (India) - ICRI||Delhi||PG Certificate in Clinical Research for Nurses
PGD in Clinical Data Management
PGD in CR
PGD in CR - Business Development
PGD in CR - Quality Assurance and Audit
PGD in Clinical Trial Management (For Doctors only)
PGD In Pharmacovigilance
PGD in Advanced CR
|9||Cliniminds||Delhi||Advanced PGD in CR &
Bioequivalence & Bioavailability Studies
Advanced PGD in CR & Pharmacovigilance
Advanced PGD in CR& Regulatory Affairs in Pharma
PGD in Clinical Trials Quality Assurance, Auditing & Inspections
|10||Clinovision||Delhi||PGD & Advanced PGD in CR|
|11||The Veritas Career Solutions||Punjab||PGD in CR & Management
PGD in CR & Clinical Data Management
PGD in CR & Pharmacovigilance
|12||Sikkim Manipal University||Distance Learning PGD Programs|