PGDM in Pharmaceutical Management

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It is an AICTE approved PGDM in Pharmaceutical Management programme and offers a complete insight into the Pharmaceutical sector and moulds students to suit the requirements of the industry.

Course duration - 2 years.

Eligibility : Candidates who have passed B.Pharm, B.Sc. (Biology, Chemistry, Bio-chemistry and Bio-Technology), B.E. (Bio-medical and Bio-Technology) are eligible to apply.

No. of Seats : 30

Pedagogy :

One of the competencies of IES is its teaching methodology which comprises of various innovative tools and methods which help students realize their potential.

Our course comprises :

  • Case studies of global and Indian companies which provide an opportunity to analyze real life corporate problems.

  • Projects which provide an opportunity to students to work in groups and develop their team skills along with studying the subject.

  • Guest lectures in which experts from the industry share their valuable knowledge and experience.

  • Industrial visits which expose students to witness the actual functioning of corporate organizations.

  • Role plays which help students simulate real life situations.


PGDM-Pharmaceutical Management program consists of 6 terms, of which 3 are in the first year and 3 in the second year. On completion of the first year (3 terms), student has to undertake Summer Internship Project for 08 to 12 weeks. All the courses in three terms in the first year are compulsory. At the end of the third term, students are required to give their specialization choice for the same. During second year in the fourth and the fifth term Pharma Specialization and Healthcare Specialization are offered. The sixth term consists of Management Project work.

In addition to classroom teaching PGDM- Pharmaceutical Management program offers a variety of “Self Learning Courses”. Self Learning Courses do not involve the traditional classroom teaching but a mix of globally accepted certification courses, industry interaction modules and more importantly experiential learning. The student is free to choose one or more of self learning courses up to 8 credits in the first year. Self Learning Courses are explained in a separate syllabus.

The structure of the PGDM- Pharmaceutical Management program term wise is detailed in Section 2. Few other details about program design are mentioned below:


At the beginning of the PGDM- Pharmaceutical Management program and prior to commencement a two-week foundation module is conducted. The objective is to integrate and bring at par the students coming from diverse disciplines and background. The Foundation Module covers:

a.    Basics of Accounting

b.   Basics of Mathematics and Statistics

Evaluation Criteria :

We follow the system of Continuous Evaluation of student performance during the Term. This includes class tests, surprise tests, assignments, projects, presentations, etc.


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