- Preformulation I: Physical form (crystal & amorphous),
- Preformulation I: polymorphism, particle size, shape
- Preformulation I: solubility profile (pKa, pH)
- Preformulation I: Partition coefficient, flow properties
Medium of instructions English
Mode of learning Self study
Mode of Delivery Video and Text Based
number of course credit 4
This course teaches the basics of Industrial Pharmacy in a practical approach. It is done with easy and to-the-point explanation along with graphical, pictorial, and animated presentations. The objective of this course is to ensure the candidates who complete it can practice and identify dosage form, the manufacturing techniques, know the development of dosage form, formulate liquid, solid, and semisolid dosage forms, to inculcate the theoretical knowledge in the practical and professional need of the industry.
Under this course, the topics covered are the introduction, formulation, evaluation, and packaging materials science of tablets, performulation, liquid orals, capsules, parenteral, and ophthalmic products, the syllabus is approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) and also adopted by the pharmacy universities and institutions throughout India. The pharmacy faculties looking to upskill themselves and Pharma professionals to perform better at their jobs can take up this course, even students from non pharmacy background can do this course.
To be certified in this course the candidates must take up the end of the term proctored exam.
- 12 to 13 weeks course
- Carries 4 credits
- Online Classes
- Learn from top faculty
- Discussion based learning
- E-knowledge platform
Course and certificate fees
For the candidates looking to enrol for this course the fee details are given below:
The course Industrial Pharmacy-I is for free of cost.
Fee details for Industrial Pharmacy-I
certificate providing authority
Who it is for
The course is for the following candidates:
- M Pharm/ B. Pharm/ Ph D Pharmacy students
- Pharma Industry Personnel /Pharmacy faculty members
- Students studying Pharm. Chemistry/ B Sc/ biotechnology/M Sc Chemistry
- And students from other backgrounds who are looking to work in the Pharma industry or to conduct research.
Certification Qualifying Details
The candidates will have to score 30% in the internal assessment and 70% in the Proctored exam as per the website.
What you will learn
After completing the course on Industrial Pharmacy-I, candidates will learn the below concepts:
- Understand Dosage forms and their manufacturing techniques
- Understand all the related and practical aspects of dosage form development
- Formulate and evaluate solid, liquid, and semisolid dosage forms
- To correlate the theoretical knowledge with professional and practical need of Pharmaceutical industry
Filling the form
Learners who wish to enrol for this course should follow the step given below:
Step 1: Visit the website link - https://onlinecourses.swayam2.ac.in/cec20_lb05/preview.
Step 2: The candidates should for Swayam and login to the website using these details
Step 3: The candidates will have to wait till the registration process begins.
- Preformulation II: Hydrolysis, oxidation, reduction
- Preformulation II: Racemisation,
- Preformulation II: Dissolution, permeability & BCS classification
- Preformulation II: Polymerization
- Tablets: Introduction, classification of tablets. Formulation/preparing of tablets, granulation methods
- Tablets: Compression and processing problems. Equipment and tablet tooling, Tablet defects
- Tablets: Tablet coating: Types, coating materials, formulation of coating composition, methods of coating, equipments employed and defects in coating
- Tablets: QC of tablets: apparatus, methods, graphical presentations, official and unofficial tests
- Liquid orals: Formulation and manufacturing of solution, syrups and elixirs, Filling and packaging
- Liquid orals: Emulsions: I
- Liquid orals: Emulsion II
- Liquid orals: Suspensions: Formulation, evaluation
- Parenterals I: Introduction, Preformulation of parenteral
- Parenterals I: Formulation of Parenterals
- Parenterals I: Types of Parenteral preparation
- Parenterals I: Layout and Production facilities
- Parenterals II: Pyrogens and pyrogenicity
- Parenterals II: Quality control of parenteral
- Capsules: Introduction, Advantages, Disadvantages, Capsule Production, hard Gelatin capsules
- Capsules: Methods of filling capsules, Soft Gelatin Capsules
- Capsules: Formulation Consideration, Production of soft gelatin capsules, Non-gelatin soft capsules
- Capsules: Evaluation of commercial capsules
Pellets and Ophthalmic Preparations
- Pellets: Introduction, formulation, pelletization process, equipment needed
- Ophthalmic Preparations: Introduction, absorption through eye, formulation considerations
- Ophthalmic Preparations: formulation of eye drops, lotion, ointments
- Ophthalmic Preparations: Methods of preparation; labelling, containers Evaluation
- Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Definitions, Advantages, Limitation, Uses
- Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Components of aerosols
- Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Components and systems of aerosols
- Pharmaceutical Aerosols: inhalers and Evaluation of Aerosols
- Cosmetics: Introduction, absorption through skin, types of cosmetic preparations, Formulation of toothpaste
- Cosmetics: Formulation of lipsticks, shampoos, hair dyes
- Cosmetics: Formulation of cold cream and vanishing cream, sunscreens
Packaging Materials Science
- Packaging Materials Science: Materials used for packaging of pharmaceutical products,
- Packaging Materials Science: Factors influencing choice of containers Legal and official requirements, Stability aspects,
- Packaging Materials Science: Quality control tests of packaging materials
How it helps
The candidates will learn from top faculties in HNB Garhwal University and will gain knowledge in the field of industrial pharmacy. The Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has approved the course syllabus and it is adopted throughout the country in all the pharmacy universities and institutions. Candidates looking to learn the basics of industrial pharmacy will be benefited through this course.
The course is designed using easy language and to-the-point explanation, uses audio video knowledge, and presentation using pictorials, animation and graphical data that’s according to the Pharma industry standards. The topics covered under this course are an introduction, evaluation, formulation, and packaging materials science of liquid orals, tablets, parenteral, per formulation, capsules, and ophthalmic products.
Students pursuing pharmacy courses such as B. Pharm, M. Pham, or Ph D will be rewarded 4 credits after completing this course. Students from different backgrounds looking to work in the Pharma Industry will also benefit through this course as it improves their employability, and non pharmacy background professionals working in the Pharma industry can do this course to enrich their knowledge.
Yes, the courses are of good quality and are administered by nine National Coordinators.
The candidates can interact with the faculty through the discussion forum.
Yes, Swayam is an initiation by the Government of India with the motto to bridge the gaps of the digital divide in the country.
Yes, this course is free but the proctored exam includes an exam fee.
The information regarding this is available on the course website. Anyone looking to gain knowledge in the area of industrial pharmacy can enrol.
Yes, the course will give the candidates the practical knowledge required for the industries.
Yes, there is an end term exam that the candidates must take to qualify for the exam.
The course is taught using online videos, presentations, Audio-video knowledge, and discussion forum.
The quizzes and the discussions carried out through the discussion forum forms the part of internal assessment.