Pharmaceutical Management- IIHMR Bangalore - Institute of Health Management Research, Bangalore (IIHMR)

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Pharmaceutical Management- IIHMR Bangalore

By pursuing PGDM in Pharmaceutical Management, any professional will get the opportunity to extend their knowledge of pharmaceutical science and the effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. Moreover, this course also enables them to advance their business management skills, along with the understanding of the fundamentals of pharmaceuticals.

The main aim of PGDM in Pharmaceutical Management is to prepare students for managerial positions in the pharmaceutical industry, hence, it involves courses that hone skills related to planning, consultancy, problem-solving, and management techniques. Moreover, during this course, students are trained in pharmaceutical management, technology management, and advanced business concepts of this industry.

PGDM with a specialization in Pharmaceutical Management is a two-year full-time AICTE approved program designed by Industry experts to prepare students to work in Hospitals, Healthcare organizations, and Pharmaceutical Industry. In the first year, students would study the basics of healthcare and management. In the second year, students would get specialized in Pharmaceutical management/ stream and learn the management aspects concerned with the Pharmaceutical Industry.

PGDM with specialization in pharmaceutical Management will be a specialized course meant for imparting administrative and management skills; to work, manage and lead in the Pharmaceutical Industry. The course also covers two months of intensive summer training and 3 months of Dissertation and Internship. which can help students practically understand and gather knowledge on adequate Pharmaceutical Management and administrative practices to make job-ready.

Students after completion of this course can look at lucrative career options and campus placements in Clinical Operations, Non-Clinical Operations, Pharmaceutical Management, HR, Administration, Quality, Sales, Business Development, Health Finance, Patient care, Customer Service, Telemedicine, Medical Tourism, etc.

IIHMR Bangalore is an autonomous Institution approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, GoI; we keep upgrading our curriculum as and when required as per the expectation of the Industry. Hence, the curriculum followed by IIHMR Bangalore is very much Industry-relevant and need of the hour for people who are willing to shape their career in the Pharmaceutical sector.

Note: The curriculum may be subjected to undergo changes as per the suggestions of AAC (Academic Advisory Council).

Following are the key benefits of pursuing a PGDM in Pharmaceutical Management from IIHMR Bangalore:
1. A Plethora of Job Options

As this industry is extremely large, every sector requires various forms of expertise, skills, and specific knowledge. Hence, any professional has various job options and paths to choose from by pursuing a career in this field.

2. Get A Daily Dose of Challenges & Rewards

The pharmaceutical industry is highly focused on designing and developing new products that can improve the lives of people, at a low cost. Hence, regardless of the chosen roles, professionals will directly contribute to saving multiple lives, which is extremely rewarding.

3. Great Pay and Benefits

It goes without saying that the pay you receive highly depends on the department you choose, your role, experience, skillset, education, location, and other aspects, however, the average pay across the industry is good. Moreover, as you climb the ladder, you are bound to get higher pay and benefits.

4. Ground-breaking Research

With an aim to constantly evolve and improve healthcare, the pharmaceutical industry is perpetually working on breakthroughs in the science, medicine, and therapy fields

Conventional Career Options

  • Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Production/ Operations Manager
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance Manager
  • Medical Department Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • R&D Manager
  • Formulation Development Manager
  • Distribution & Supply Chain Manager
  • Exports & International Marketing Manager
  • Regulatory affairs Manager

Non-conventional Career Options

  • Medical Transcription
  • Data Manager
  • Market research organizations like – IMS, AWAACS etc
  • Pharma domain specialist in consulting firms like Accenture, Deloitte, Frost & Sullivan, McKinsey etc.
  • Pharma IT companies, Digital marketing
  • CROs -as medical underwriter, Data Validation Associate, clinical research associate etc.
  • Medical writing/Medical Sciences Liaison/ Medical Advisor
  • Academics

Newer Career Opportunities

  • Medical and Scientific Services and Communication Agencies
  • Scientific publications
  • Medical tourism, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO)
  • Pharmaceutical Journalism offers rewarding career for Pharmacists with writing and editing skills. Investigative Journalism
  • Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
  • Digital marketing companies
  • IT Sector- Medical billing, Medical Coding, and Insurance claim
  • Pharmacovigilance & Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting Expert/ Manager

Eligibility Criteria

1. Graduates from any educational background can apply for PGDM (MBA Equivalent) program Candidates should have a min of 50% marks in their Graduation.

2. Students appearing for the final year exam can also apply for provisional admission (Can submit the provisional degree certificate/marks sheet/other documents before the commencement of the program)

3. Candidates must have a valid Management Aptitude Test score (CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA, GMAT, KMAT)

4. Candidates with professional experience and defence personnel are also encouraged to seek admissions for career change/development.

Admission Process

Step 1: Check the Eligibility Criteria.
Step 2: Apply online or Download the application below:

Step 3: Submit filled application form through online/email/post.
Step 4: Shortlisted applicants will be called for Group discussion (GD) & Personal Interview (PI)
Step 5: Final selection will be based on the GD/PI performance and evaluation scorecard.
Step 6: Submission of fee and completion of admission process

  • For admission enquiry, applicants can call at Toll-Free: 1800-572-2728 or Landline: 08061133800. Applicants can also contact Ms. Joyce Jaison at +91 9663866011, admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in
  • Apply online using the online form. If you are unable to upload any documents, you can send it separately by e-mail to admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in
  • After you submit the form if you are unable to make the fee payment of 1000 INR; please contact Mrs Joice Jaison, IIHMR-Bangalore at 9663866011 by WhatsApp or Call.
  • If the online payment gateway is not convenient, please find below the Bank Account Details of the Institute for making an online transfer for 1000 INR.

Account Name: INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HEALTH MANAGEMENT RESEARCH, BANGALORE
Account Number: 05491450000024
Bank: HDFC Bank Ltd.
IFSC Code: HDFC0000549

  • After making the payment, you can send the online transfer reference number by WhatsApp to 9663866011 (call Mrs Joice Jaison, IIHMR-Bangalore) and also by email to admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for GD / PI (Group Discussion / Personal Interview) .
  • MANUAL APPLICATION FORM
  • If you are unable to apply online or if the online application portal is not convenient for you; you may please send an email to admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in or WhatsApp to 9663866011 and seek a manual application form.
  • We will send you the manual application form. You can take a print out, fill it by hand, scan and send it back to us by e-mail to admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in. You can submit the original hard copy of the form when you come to campus directly. You can transfer the application fee of 1000 INR to Institute bank account and send the reference number for your application to be considered for the further application process.
  • Send the duly filled application form along with documents to admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for GD / PI (Group Discussion / Personal Interview) .

Kindly follow the AICTE procedure to get admitted through CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA, GMAT, KMAT, etc. You can visit our Institute Campus or contact our Academic office – Mr Satish Singh, Senior Academic Officer, IIHMR-Bangalore. You can call Toll-Free: 1800-572-2728 or Landline: 08061133800 e-mail: admissions@iihmrbangalore.edu.in

Due Date for PaymentAmount(Rs.)
Within 14 Days of admission130,000
Within 25 Days of admission120,000
Before December 10, 2022120,000
Before March 15th, 2023170,000
Before July 15th, 2023200,000
Total7,40,000
  • Any student, who has secured more than or equal to 75% aggregate marks, would be eligible for the scholarship of 50% tuition fee waiver in the 1st year.
  • SC/ST/OBC and Economically weaker section (EWS), who has secured more than or equal to 50% aggregate marks, would be eligible for the scholarship of 50% tuition fee waiver in the 1st year
  • 50% concession on the total fee for the serving army officials joining the PGDM program.
  • North East students, 20% fee waiver

(Note: The scholarship would be offered as fee waiver in the 3rd installment fee payable for the PGDM program.)

Scholarships are on first come first serve merit basis subject to fulfilling the above criteria.

Calculation for Scholarship Benefits

For Scholarship Calculation Percentage (%) of Total Marks Obtained are taken into consideration (CGPA is not Considered).

Formula for Scholarship Calculation

Total marks obtained in all semesters in UG / Maximum marks X 100

(a) Any student, who has more than 60% aggregate marks in MBBS, would get a scholarship of 50% tuition fee of 1st year of PGDM.

(b) Any student, who has more than 50% and less than 60% aggregate marks in MBBS, would get a scholarship of 20% tuition fee of 1st year of PGDM.

(Note: The Scholarship would be provided as a fee waiver in the Third/ Fourth Installment fee payable for the PGDM Course.)

Scholarships are on first come first serve merit basis subject to fulfilling the above criteria.

Calculation for Scholarship Benefits

For Scholarship Calculation Percentage (%) of Total Marks Obtained are taken into consideration (CGPA is not Considered).

Formula for Scholarship Calculation

Total marks obtained in all semesters in UG / Maximum marks X 100

(a) Any student, who has more than 65% aggregate marks in AYUSH/BDS/Allied Health Science, would get a scholarship of 50% tuition fee of 1st year of PGDM

(b) Any student, who has more than 60% and less than 65% aggregate marks in AYUSH/BDS/Allied Health Science, would get a scholarship of 20% tuition fee of 1st year of PGDM

(Note: The Scholarship would be provided as a fee waiver in the Third/ Fourth Installment fee payable for the PGDM Course.)

Scholarships are on first come first serve merit basis subject to fulfilling the above criteria.

Calculation for Scholarship Benefits

For Scholarship Calculation Percentage (%) of Total Marks Obtained are taken into consideration (CGPA is not Considered).

Formula for Scholarship Calculation

Total marks obtained in all semesters in UG / Maximum marks X 100

The course is approved by AICTE and accredited by NBA, NABET, and AIU. Hence, all major banks will be willing to provide educational loan for this course. The Institute will support and facilitate the student with the bank loan-related documents required from the Institute. Students can obtain bank loan documents from our Accounts Department after paying the first Installment fee.

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The Institute has well-furnished Hostel Facility separately for Boys & Girls.

Below facilities are available in hostel:

  • Twin Sharing and Single Non-AC Room
  • Bed and mattress
  • Common study table with chairs
  • One almirah for each student
  • Attach bathroom with basic amenities
  • Three times meals (south & north Indian menu)
  • 24*7 Medical Support
  • Separate covid care isolation rooms.
  • Wi-Fi 24*7
  • 24 Hours Electricity with power back up
  • CCTV Camera
  • Security 24*7
  • TV in each room with cable facilities
  • Common Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping service
  • RO Drinking water
  • Transport facility
  • Recreation Facility (Carrom, Chess, etc.)

Kindly refer to Hostel Rules & Regulation Form

Fees for Boys & Girls Hostel

Sl NoParticularsDurationFee (in Rs)Paying Term
11st Year Hostel Fee for Twin SharingAcademic Year 2022-23 June 15, 2022, to April 15, 202390,000/100% advance on the booking
2Security Deposit for Hostel (Refundable)5000/Only for 1st Year Rs. 5000/- Security money will be deposited along with hostel booking & will refund at the time of Convocation

Terms and conditions for Hostel

  • Seats are available on first cum first serve basis.
  • The above-mentioned Hostel charges cover the Furnished accommodation, Food charges, Electricity charges, Power back up, Security, Housekeeping, Wi-Fi, Washing Machine, Drinking RO water.
  • The Above Hostel charges are only for the above mentioned period, if a student wants to stay for more periods, he/she may deposit an extra amount according to the period (Subject to availability)
  • No Refund will be entertained.

Point of Contact:

Candidates willing to avail of the hostel are requested to fill out the attached application form by hand, scan and send it to somanna.t@ihmrbangalore.edu.in

You can get in touch with the following person in case of any assistance regarding hostel accommodation during a visit to IIHMR Bangalore South Campus.

Mr. Somanna: 9632262148, Mr. Satish Singh -9845501797, Mr. Jitendra Singh: 6366025566.

You can also get in touch with 080-61133800 (Landline- 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM), Toll-Free 18005722728 for any assistance if required.

For Admission Enquiries please contact:
Mrs Joyce Jaison on 9663866011 or 080 6113 3800 (Land Line).

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