Academics Programs

As one of it's mandate PERD Centre is involved in development of skilled personnel in various field of pharmacy and allied sciences. PERD has various training modules for human resource development which includes, National and International seminars symposium, hands on training workshops, summer training programs, dissertation program, tailor made hands on training program on instruments like HPLC/LCMS/PCR/spectrophotometer/ fluorimenter/HPTLC and many more. Each of these programs are specially designed to provide the best training to the participants in the practical as well as theoretical aspects. Special efforts are put in to make the trainees aware of fundamentals and troubleshooting.

Time duration and the fee to recover the expenses of the *Summer training, *Dissertation and Tailor made instrumental training program are decided on case to case basis after personal meeting with the participants. Hands on training workshops on various subjects are announced regularly on our website with program schedule, fee structures and the duration.

*For dissertation and summer training programs please apply 3 months in advance. Applications can be submitted throughout the year but actual training will be subject to the number of vacancies available with each faculty. Allotment to individual scientists will therefore depend on their consent and spaces available with them.

For further details, please write to the Director PERD Centre at

Ph.D. doctoral candidature requires below listed criteria for the selection in Ph.D. program.

  • Candidates are requested to submit the application with detailed resume including percentage of marks/grades obtained in various boards and degree examinations.
  • Candidates must have passed with FIRST class in M.Sc./M. Pharm. (candidate who has less than 60% in M.Sc./M. Pharm. need not to apply).
  • The application will be scrutinized by the committee and the shortlisted eligible candidates will be called for an interview.
  • Candidates with M.Sc./M.Pharm. Dissertation will be asked to present their work in front of all the faculties (20 minutes Power point presentation). For candidates without Dissertation, a personal interview with all the faculties will be conducted.
  • Selected candidates will be provided with a provisional admission for one year. The institute will provide a scholarship of INR 10,000 per month during this period.
  • The Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to various funding agencies (CSIR/UGC/ICMR etc.) and procure a scholarship within the first year.
  • The candidates should prepare his/her research project within 3 to 6 months after joining the centre.
  • The centre is affiliated with Nirma University Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar, Sardar Patel University Vallabh vidhyanagar Anand Gujarat etc.
  • The registration period for both M. Pharm. and M. Sc. students is minimum three years.

The entire Ph.D. program usually takes three to five years for the completion.