Pharmaceutical Technology Engineering deals with the field of medicines, their preparation, dosages and effects etc. the course also focuses on the construction and requirements of the industrial units which develop and produce medicines. It utilizes the concepts of both biology and biochemistry to develop and manufacture pharmaceutical drugs and to work with the chemists and pharmacists to research on it to formulate the product to use as a cure to an illness. As the course is directly related to the well being of human beings, this field has great importance in society and been gaining popularity in recent years. 

Pharmaceutical Engineering

This field of engineering is the subsidiary of the broader field of chemical engineering focuses mainly on chemical applications in the areas of medicine and pharmaceuticals. Apart from preparing such items, the study on the construction of industrial plants for the production of medicines also comes under this course. Students are introduced to various chemical systems and applications to aid the development of various techniques and technologies for enhancing the field.

Some of the top colleges in India offering Pharmaceutical Engineering courses are Anna University, Anna University BIT, Mangalayantan University etc. Candidates who are having a strong inclination towards the sciences and an interest in medical researches are advised to take this course.

How to Join

One who wants to join Pharmaceutical Engineering should pass the qualifying examination with an aggregate score of 60-75% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. After completing the same, the student has to appear for the Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE - Main) to get admission into one of the top college or universities in India.

Most of the engineering colleges in India offer admission to students based on the JEE Main examination. It is a national level entrance examination done by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India.

All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is the national level apex authority responsible for the regulation and control of all engineering colleges and courses available in India. AICTE is the statutory authority responsible for proper planning and coordination on the development of the technical education system in India.

Career Prospects of Pharmaceutical Engineers

More and more companies are integrating Research and Development divisions with their pharma businesses are increasing the job opportunities in this field much fold. Pharmaceutical engineers can find jobs in manufacturing units as drug inspectors, analysts, pharmacology experts, production and quality managers in various research institutes and government departments and with the said pharmaceutical companies as well. One can also find career opportunities in food and drinks manufacturing and even in cosmetic manufacturing units for quality control and R & D.

Governmental organisations like the Central Drug and Research Institute, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology IICT, Hyderabad, Central Drug Standards Control Organization CDSCO are also hiring a fair number of Pharmaceutical Engineers each year.

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KRUPANIDHI COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
KRUPANIDHI COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
BANGALORE URBAN
  • Krupanidhi College of Pharmacy (KCP) located at Chikkabelandur, Carmelaram PostVarthur Hobli, Bangalore-560035 Bangalore Bangalore Urban Karnataka is one of the popular colleges in India. The College has been rated by 4 people on iCBSE. This College is counted among the top-rated Colleges in Karnataka with an excellent academic track record. If you're looking for more details regarding admission procedure, examinations schedule, syllabus, placements, courses offered, application forms and result
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HINDUSTHAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
HINDUSTHAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
COIMBATORE
  • Hindusthan Institute of Technology (HIT) was started in the year of 2007 by the great industrialist and philanthropist, Thiru.T.S.R.Khannaiyann. The primary objective of the Hindusthan Institute of Technology is to educate and prepare men and women for leadership in industry, government, and educational institutions; to advance the knowledge base of the engineering professions; and to influence the future directions of engineering education and practice. The College has well-furnished classroo
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VINAYAKA MISSION'S KIRUPANANDA VARIYAR ENGINEERING COLLEGE
VINAYAKA MISSION'S KIRUPANANDA VARIYAR ENGINEERING COLLEGE
SALEM
  • Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College is an initiated educational background, aimed to provide quality education to aspiring technocrats in various fields of Engineering & Technology. Started way back in 1987 with 3 branches approved by AICTE, New Delhi. Initially affiliated to the University of Madras, Periyar University and later on to Anna University. Our Institute came under the ambit of Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (Deemed to be University) in 2004. The Vina
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MAHENDRA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
MAHENDRA ENGINEERING COLLEGE
NAMAKKAL
  • Mahendra Engineering College was started in 1995 by Shri.M.G.Bharathkumar, a renowned educationist and a philanthropist with noble intent of educating the underprivileged in the Salem and Namakkal districts. The college is an Autonomous Institution and an ISO 9001:2008 certified institution. The College is offering 14 Undergraduate and 9 Postgraduate courses in Engineering. Here the students are offered unparalleled state of infrastructure, extremely committed and dedicated faculty that employs
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PAAVAI ENGINEERING COLLEGE
PAAVAI ENGINEERING COLLEGE
NAMAKKAL
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JSS ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
JSS ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
MYSORE
  • JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research, formerly Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara University or JSS University, is an institute of higher education deemed to be university located in Mysore, Karnataka, India.[1] It was established in 2008 and is part of JSS Mahavidyapeetha, which runs a variety of educational institutions.[2] JSS Academy of Higher Education & Research is focused on medical and health-related studies, and comprises of JSS Medical College, JSS Dental College and Hospital and J
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JAIPUR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
JAIPUR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
JAIPUR
  • Jaipur College of Pharmacy” (JCP) was established in the year 2003 and managed by “Modern Society for Education and Research”, is solely devoted to the growth and development of Pharmacy Education in the State of Rajasthan. Members of the Society include eminent educationists, educational administrators, and highly qualified professionals from the field of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology, Pharmacy & other allied subjects. The management has a great ambition to provide best of the
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B V RAJU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
B V RAJU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
MEDAK
  • B V Raju Institute of Technology (BVRIT) was established by the eminent philanthropist (Late) Padmabhushan Dr. B.V. Raju under the aegis of Sri Vishnu Educational Society (SVES) in the year 1997. BVRIT was granted UGC - Autonomous Status from the year 2014. The Institute is also duly approved by the AICTE and the Government of Telangana State and is affiliated to JNTU, HYDERABAD. BVRIT is accredited by both NBA and NAAC, New Delhi.
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