Courses and Workshops

A) Weekend Courses:

  • The JCL courses have the right blend of practical exposure, theoretical knowledge and emphasis on management and soft skills in order to make an aspirant ready to take on any role in the clinical research industry.
  • 1. Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research and Data Management.
  • Type: Weekend course
  • Time: 10.30 am to 5.30 pm
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Covers: All essential aspects of conducting Clinical Trials and Clinical data management. Overview of Pharmacovigilance and Medical Writing. High emphasis on PRACTICAL TRAINING
  • Internship opportunity: Offered to selected students who excel in the exams.
    USPs of this course
  • Unique combination of courses gives overall knowledge of all aspects in Clinical research.
  • Complete understanding of operations, clinical data management and introduction to Pharmaco vigilance and medical writing making career transition to these areas possible.
  • This course has been designed to make every candidate Job ready
  • Workshops on communication techniques, interview skills included in this course
    Other Facilities
  • Notes are provided after every lecture
  • CDM software training conducted for 2 months on actual software
  • Placement assistance provided to all students
    After Completing this course, following career opportunities open up:
  • Site Operations (Hospitals, Site Management Organizations conducting clinical research)
  • Sponsor Operations (Contract Research Organizations and Pharmaceutical Companies conducting research)
  • Pharmacovigilance and Drug safety reporting
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Regulatory affairs
  • 2. Fundamentals in Clinical Research
  • This course is designed for Doctors pursuing Post Graduation or a Working Professionals interested in exploring the field of Clinical Research to gain knowledge.
    Duration : 2 weeks Conducted on weekdays for 2 weeks, 4 days per week
    A total contact programme for 30 hrs (Internship not provided)
  • Affordable fees
  • Short duration
  • Flexible Timings
  • Guidance from experienced faculty

B) Workshops:

  • The following knowledge backpacked workshops are offered to enhance existing skills. The duration for these workshops range between 2 days to 4 weeks.
  • 1. Workshop on Pharmacovigilance
  • All aspects of safety reporting
  • Introduction to therapeutic areas
  • Overview of software application.
  • 2. Workshop on Good Laboratory Practices
  • History of GLP Guidelines
  • GLP requirements
  • GLP Inspection & Enforcement
  • Bioanalytical Method Validation for Drug
  • 3. Regulatory affairs in pharmaceutical domain
  • Important aspects of Drug Regulatory Process.
  • Comprehensive overview of the field of Drug Regulatory Affairs
  • Regulatory Case Study
  • 4. Ethics committee preparedness
  • In view of the recent changes in the regulatory compliance the course will give complete guideline for effective EC functioning
  • Course delivered by some of the most experienced EC members in the industry today
  • 5. Biostatistics and its application in clinical research
  • Designed for health care researchers and covers basic principles of Biostatistics
  • Design of medical research studies, standard statistical tests and data analyses, and data management.
  • Overview of advanced topics, including multiple linear and logistic regression, survival analysis, and longitudinal data
  • 6. Running a successful clinical research site
  • Effectively running of an SMO or site operations
  • Focus on Data quality, adhering to timelines and patient safety.
  • Course designed for independent PIs and others who want to start their own site operations.
  • 7. Legal aspects in Clinical research
  • Aspects of regulations in conducting and practicing clinical research.
  • Includes country specific requirements including overview of insurance in clinical research
  • Guidance on Clinical Trial agreements and budgets
  • Drug Discovery in an in-vitro lab setting
  • Practically oriennted course teaching basics of lab operations in an in-vitro setting for drug discovery
  • Covers the quantitative techniques used in drug discovery
  • 8. Drug Discovery in an in-vitro lab setting
  • Practically oriennted course teaching basics of lab operations in an in-vitro setting for drug discovery
  • Covers the quantitative techniques used in drug discovery


  • JCL conducts its courses in state of the art air conditioned facilities within the hospital campus, right where the action is i.e. where research operations are ongoing.


  • JCL Pune Campus
    c/o JCDC Pvt. Ltd.
    Jehangir Hospital Premises
    32, Sassoon Road,
    Pune 411001


  • Eligibility for admission for weekend courses.
  • Life science graduates and post graduates (Pharmacy, Microbiology, Zoology, Biotechnology, Nursing, Industrial Microbiology, Genetics… etc)
  • Doctors ( MBBS,BAMS,BHMS,BUMS, BDS, Physiotherapy)
  • The above degrees from recognized Indian universities or equivalent foreign universities.
  • Distance learning degrees are not considered.
  • **Rights of admission are reserved
  • **JCL is not affiliated to any university. Courses offered by JCL are autonomous & not approved by AICTE

Admission Process:

  • Every year two weekend batches are conducted for each course – In the month of January and July.
  • Admissions for January batch open from the first Sunday of November
  • Admissions for July batch open from the first Sunday of May
  • Admission Form fee Rs.500/-
  • Documents required for admission process.
  • Attested copy of highest degree certificate.
  • If the degree certificate is yet to be received, photo copy of passing certificate and final year mark sheet may be submitted
  • 2 passport size colored photographs
  • 2 passport size colored photographs
  • For medical and pharma professionals registration certificate copy.
  • For under graduates (appearing for the final year degree examination)*latest mark sheet
  • **conditions apply

How we Operate:

  • Students seeking admission for the weekend courses at JCL, would need to submit their filled form alongwith required documents. Thereafter, the interested candidates will have to appear for the personal interview
  • Course Methodology
  • Classes are conducted on weekends. (Saturday or Sunday)
  • Attendance has to be regular.
  • Students will receive notes on syllabus mentioned as per schedule (every week)
  • Special guest lectures and seminars will be conducted by experienced executives working in the field of Clinical Trials.
  • After completing every topic, feedback form will be provided. Students are expected to express their concerns, comments etc, without any hesitation.
  • Written examination and personal interview (Oral examination) will be conducted at the end of core course as well as advanced course.
  • After core course results meritorious students will be offered an internship for the period of three months. Generally, atleast 5 students are offered an internship. Number of interns may exceed 5 depending on the availability of positions.
  • Through practice-based curricula, well-rounded theoretical fundamentals and practical-oriented projects, our students will gain vital communication skills, teamwork and hands on experience. The students will also benefit from our rapidly growing relation with local industries.
  • JCL has a placement cell in place, which will support its students in settling in a good career.

Teaching Style:

  • Our faculty make it a point to cite a lot of examples derived from practical problems faced by them on a day-to-day basis drawn from our years of experience in the field. Moreover, the teaching style is interactive which encourages participation of students. This enables students to get a better understanding of how to overcome these issues so that they are better prepared when dealing with real world issues when on the job.
  • There are many student centred class activities and workshops organized in the duration of the course which gives students a more thorough understanding of the subject as opposed to a purely lecture based teaching method.

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