Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research

Sharda University
In Greater Noida and Agra

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Description

basically denotes any investigation carried out on normal healthy and/or diseased human beings to generate information which can be used for treatment, diagnosis, prevention and relief of symptoms in disease. In the present context, we refer to Clinical Research as investigations that determine the safety and effectiveness of drugs, devices, diagnostic products, vaccines and treatment regimens.

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Starts Location
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Agra
BMAS Engineering College, NH-2, 19th K.M. Stone, Agra-Delhi Highway, Keetham, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Greater Noida
Sharda University, Plot No. 32-34, Knowledge Park III, 201306, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme


Clinical Research

Clinical research
basically denotes any investigation carried out on normal healthy and/or diseased human beings to generate information which can be used for treatment, diagnosis, prevention and relief of symptoms in disease. In the present context, we refer to Clinical Research as investigations that determine the safety and effectiveness of drugs, devices, diagnostic products, vaccines and treatment regimens intended for human beings.
Clinical Research profession is an unmet need in India. The country is poised to be one of the favorable destinations for clinical research in coming years due to its large research and development potentials. There is an acute shortage of trained manpower in this field. From the projections made for pharmaceutical industry, it is indicated that its present number of clinical research professionals is grossly inadequate and at least 30,000 to 50,000 skilled professionals will be required by 2010. McKinsey has estimated and Confederation of Indian Industry has also concurred that India's clinical research sector would grow to Rupees 5000 crores by 2010, a tenfold increase from the present meager business of Rupees 450 crores only. Therefore clinical research has emerged as a leading knowledge based industry of the new millennium.

About the Institute

Keeping in mind the significance and the need for the producing skilled manpower in the field of clinical research, Sharda University established the Institute of Clinical Research to fulfill its mission of producing knowledgeable and efficient professionals in various fields of medical sciences, clinical research being one of these.

Why to choose Sharda University

Sharda University is one of the few private universities which brings a change that is futuristic with practice based learning and continuous evaluation.
It is the only institute awarding
UGC recognized degrees
from a private University unlike others offering such course.
It has probably the best infrastructure compared to all other institutions offering courses in clinical research and being the
only institute having a medical college and a teaching hospital on campus
to enable students to have exposure to patient care and hospital environment from day one.
The teaching is done primarily by its own staff. Special lectures are taken by renowned visiting professors belonging to scientific and pharmaceutical organizations.
The 1st course of
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research (PGDCR)
has been successfully completed. The students underwent their internship successfully in various Pharmaceutical Industries and Research Organizations including ICMR, Panacea Bio-tech, Ranbaxy and Sharda Hospital. More than half of the students have succeeded in getting placements in different organizations like Panacea Bio-tech, Wipro, Sharda University, etc.
The institute is being run under the direction of an internationally known professional having more than 150 research publications to his credit and who has been visiting professor to several institutions both within and outside India. He is Fellow of many national and international scientific bodies and won several awards. The Director is ably supported by a dedicated faculty, both from within and outside the University.
The Institute has an Academic Advisory Board comprising of eminent scientists and professionals from research and pharmaceutical organizations.

Courses offered:

Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research(PGDCR)

M. Sc. Clinical Research

Short term courses in Clinical Research

Selection process: (for first two courses)

The selection is based on merit, screening and personal interview

Evaluation system: (for first two courses)

The evaluation system will be based on continuous assessment and end of course examination comprising of 40% and 60% of the total marks respectively.


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