M.Tech or Master of Technology in Pharmaceutical Engineering is a Postgraduate level degree course in the field of technology and this specialization is related to the field of pharmaceutical management. The course emphasizes the application of scientific knowledge and technologies in pharmacy, the pharmaceutical industry, and pharmacology. Candidates learn about methods, instrumentations in manufacturing, various techniques, preparations, dispensing, compounding, storing of drugs, and many more through this course.
Candidates also get to learn about all the stages of pharmaceutical drug development cycle, development of drugs, clinical trails, registration and all the post-marketing activities.
Candidates having patience, strong logical thinking, patient counseling skills, etc are suitable for this course.
Candidates who have completed graduation and are holding B.E., B.Tech or any other equivalent course in the same or related field from a registered technical institute are eligible for this course.
Admissions in M.Tech are never easy, especially in reputed institutes. Candidates need to full up and then submitted their applications enclosed with all other required documents, that too before the last date of submission.
Admissions are offered on the basis of the performance of candidates in entrance exams, which can be of national level, state level, and institute level. Some institutes also conduct interview sessions for further screening of the candidates.
There are no institutes offering direct admissions in this course.
The duration is 2 years of this course. These 2 years are equivalent to 4 semesters, each having 6 months duration.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, candidates are eligible to get good jobs but still if any of them wants to continue his or her studies, Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical engineering is an excellent option. It is suitable for candidates having research aptitude.
The course has included topics like formulation technology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, modern and advanced methods of instrumental analysis, advanced pharmaceutical chemistry, Drug regulation, and other related topics.
Details of research methodologies are also included in the course. Biopolymers, herbal drug technology, medicinal chemistry and drug discovery are some import part of the course.
Pollution control in chemical and pharma industries, quality assurance and validation are again some important aspects which candidates learn through this course.
The last part of the course is a project and thesis submission.
The main designations suitable for these candidates are the regional manager in a pharma company, Technology analyst, technology transfer officer, pharmaceutical dossier manager, pharmaceutical patent analyst, etc.
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