“The Pharma Industry is slated to become a $50 billion sector by 2025” says Dr. Bala Prabhakar
Looking at the rapid changes in the Pharma sector which is also a key outsourcing hub in globalization, Dr. Bala Prabhakar (Dean, SPPSPTM) says, “The Pharma Industry is already in ‘Top 3 in Volumes’ & ‘Top 10 in Value’ in the world and is slated to become a $50 billion sector by 2025 expanding in four areas viz. Contract Research, Bulk Drug exports, Formulation Exports & Domestic Formulations. Also, healthcare services like hospitals, health insurance, organized retail are witnessing explosive growth and we are proud to cater to the need of industry by creating skilled Healthcare Professionals.”
The well-crafted B. Pharm. & D. Pharm. curriculum is in line with the global standards and expectations that would enable students to seamlessly fit in the ever-growing Pharma industry, both in India and abroad. The teaching methodology, superb infrastructure, excellence-driven faculty at the School will give the students an unparalleled opportunity to achieve success in the world of Pharmacy.
SVKM’s NMIMS School of Pharmacy & Technology Management Offers an Opportunity to Rise and Excel in Pharmacy
With the legacy of 40 years, NMIMS Deemed to be University has grown to be not only one of the top-10 B-schools in India but also emerged as a multi-disciplinary University having campuses at Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Indore, Shirpur, Dhule, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chandigarh. It has seventeen constituent schools that include Management, Family Business, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce, Economics, Law, Science, Liberal Arts, Design, Performing Arts, Mathematical Science, Agricultural Science, Hospitality Management, Branding & Advertising and Distance Learning. Also, NMIMS has nine Centres of Excellence as well at the University.
To produce self-motivated, self-reliant and socially sensitive young pharmacists catering to the needs of Industry, Academia and Research, a strong vision is needed. These individuals also need to have appropriate soft skills and deeper insights for achieving better results along with the desired quality and speed. In fact, currently, to ensure smooth functioning of the society, there is a strong demand for quality Pharma professionals with sound technical knowledge and thorough understanding of their role in society. Hence, a unique approach is desirable to hone the overall personality of individuals to make them ready for the Pharmacy world which is possible with the 4 Year B. Pharm. & 2 Year D. Pharm. programs from NMIMS.
The programs come under the purview of SVKM’s NMIMS Shobhaben Pratapbhai Patel School of Pharmacy & Technology Management (SPPSPTM) which has made significant inroads in the sphere of pharmaceutical education, research and development. The School is ‘Ranked 13th in the country amongst all Pharmacy Schools as per National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 India by Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
The 4 Year B. Pharm. Program, offered at Mumbai & Shirpur campus, is spread over 8 Semesters and will offer a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy. The course is predominantly based on practice and interaction with a strong focus on the healthcare system. The program is tailor-made to train the students to play an important role in community pharmacy and assist the Pharma industry at various levels. This will enable students to practice pharmacy profession in a strong, skillful and determined manner.
- Latest curriculum for providing value addition
- Electives in tune with specializations at the undergraduate level
- Industrial training for 4 weeks
- Opportunity to use postgraduate & research infrastructure at undergraduate level
- Placement focuses on Pharma industries, hospitals, retail drug chains, etc.
The 2 Year D. Pharm. Program, offered at Mumbai & Shirpur campus trains the students in an advanced manner to play an important role in hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy and to assist the pharma industry at various levels. The course has been designed as per the regulations of the ‘Pharmacy Council of India’.
- Strong focus on hands-on training
- Encourages industry-institute interactions by means of guest lectures, industrial visits and training
- Value added course such as Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Professional Communication, Computer Application and Soft Skill
- Social awareness programs conducted under the forum Kshamta
Source: PR Newswire