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I am studying B. Pharmacy third year in Kakinada. After B. Pharm, I want to study M.B.A related to my field. Please tell me about the institutes offering the courses. Do universities offer the same in distance mode also?

Priya

The following are institutes offering MBA related to your field in regular mode:

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Punjab offers MBA (Pharma). The eligibility criterion is B.Pharm or B.Tech Chemical Engineering or equivalent or M.Sc in Life Science or Chemical Science. The admission is based on performance at entrance test, group discussion and personal interview. For details, log on to >www.niper.nic.in

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai offers MBA in Pharmaceuticals Management. The eligibility criteria are graduation in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biotech, Medicine (MBBS) and allied subjects with minimum 50 per cent marks. Candidates with two years work experience will be preferred. The admission is based on Pharma Management Admission Test, Communication Test, Presentation and Personal Interview. For details, log on to >www.nmims.edu Another option for you is the Master’s Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management offered by Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Pvt. Ltd.

This is a part-time programme offered at Pune. The master’s diploma is awarded after the student completes any of the three diploma programmes from those offered by the institute. Some of them include, Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance Management, Diploma in Pharmaceutical Marketing Management, Diploma in Pharmaceutical Packaging Management, Diploma in Drug Regulatory Affairs and Diploma in Pharmaceutical Import and Export Management.

The eligibility criterion is bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Science. Candidates with experience in pharmaceutical sector can also apply. For details, log on to >www.pharmadiplomas.com

Institutes offering the course in distance mode are:

Indian Institute of Commerce and Trade, Lucknow offers Master’s Diploma in Business Administration in Pharma Marketing in distance mode. The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. For details, log on to >www.iictindia.com

Indian Institute of Pharmaceutical Marketing, Lucknow offers Masters Diploma in Business Administration (Pharma Business Management), Masters Diploma in Pharmaceutical Marketing Management and Masters Diploma in Business Administration (Pharma Marketing). Contact classes are conducted at Lucknow campus. The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. The admissions are open through out the year. For details, log on to >www.iipmindia.com

The Institute of Charted Financial Analysts, Tripura offers Master of Pharma Business Management under its flexible learning programmes. The admissions are open through out the year. For details, log on to >www.iutripura.edu.in

I am doing my B.Sc with Microbiology, Chemistry and Computer Applications. I am interested in psychology. Which institutes offer P-G courses in these fields?

Chetan Dandala

The following are some options for you:

Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Hardwar offers M.Sc and MA in Clinical Psychology.

The eligibility criterion is bachelor’s degree with 50 per cent marks. The admission is based on written exam and interview. For details, log on to >www.dsvv.org

University of Delhi, Delhi offers MA in Psychology in regular mode. Psychology graduates with minimum 50 per cent marks or graduates in other disciplines with minimum 55 per cent marks are eligible for the course. For details, log on to >www.du.ac.in

University of Pune, Pune offers MA in Psychology with three specialisations Clinical, industrial and educational psychology.

The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. Candidates with BA with Psychology as Major are preferred. The admission is based on marks obtained in the qualifying examination. For details, log on to >www.unipune.ernet.in

If you are interested in pursuing the course in distance mode: Annamalai University, Directorate of Distance Education offers M.Sc Applied Psychology. The eligibility criterion is graduation in any discipline. Log on to http://annamalaiuniversity.ac.in

T. MURALIDHARAN

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