Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India

  • Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India
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Post Graduate Diploma in  PHARMACEUTICAL Packaging

Packaging is pervasive and essential and plays a significant role in the quality of Pharmaceutical products by providing protection from environmental, chemical, and physical challenges.This protection can be as simple as preventing breakage of the product to providing barriers to moisture, oxygen and other environmental conditions.

Pharmaceutical packaging (or drug packaging) is the packages and the packaging processes for pharmaceutical preparations. It involves all of the operations from production through distribution channels to the end consumer.Pharmaceutical Packaging is a very specialized area. Packaging of pharmaceutical products requires specific knowledge in areas such as packaging material, packaging machinery, legislation, risk and safety. This course will provide professionals with a good basic grounding of what is required for the packaging of pharmaceutical and health care products.

Module 1:Introduction to Packaging Science and Technology

Module 2: Packaging Trends: A Global Scenario

Module 3: Variation in Packaging

Module 4: Pharmaceutical Packaging Material

Module 5: Packaging Closures and Sealing Systems

Module 6: Logistics Packaging for Pharmaceutical Marketing

Module 7: Testing and Quality Control

Module 8: Shelf life evaluation of Pharmaceutical Packaging

Module 9: Laws for Pharmaceutical Packaging and related issues

Module 10: Industry based Case studies


All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ Pharma / PhD are eligible to enrol for the course. As this course is truly professional and industry oriented, employed individuals working in any sector (production, processing, quality, trial, R&D etc.) in the healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can also seek benefits of the course.

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.


The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty.. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fees

A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 20,000 /- (600 USD for oversees students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Examination & Certification 

All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Packaging. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills. In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy, Biocon etc.

Future career prospects of Pharmaceutical Packaging

In today's world of global markets and stiff competition in every product along with increasing consumer demand, it becomes imperative for companies to explore ways to improve their productivity in terms of maintaining safety,  using sustainable packaging materials, implementing flexible and standardised technology, and adopting proven management principles.Packaging Industry offers multi-disciplinary careers and requires specialised knowledge of the materials, processing, design, quality, and environmental trends.This course is the perfect choice for professionals who want to get up-to-date easily on the most important aspects of pharmaceutical packaging.After completion of this course, professionals can work as packaging engineer, pharmaceutical packaging consultant, packaging technician, packaging technologist, packaging analyst.

How to apply

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