Khandesh College Education Society's
Institute of Management & Research, Jalgaon
Affiliated to KBC North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon
NAAC Accredited 'A' Grade (3.17) CGPA | NBA Accredited MBA Program

MBA Pharmaceutical Management

About Programmes

MBA in Pharmaceutical management is full time two years Post Graduate course which focus on preparing the students to enter the pharmaceutical industry. After perusing this course students can join the industry in various sectors such as; Core pharmaceutical industry, Medical Devices, Market Research, Consultancy, IT Healthcare, Diagnostics, Medical Communication, Nutraceuticals, Corporate Hospitals and other allied healthcare sectors. The profile of job they enter into covers Sales, Marketing, Business Analysis, Project Management, Client Servicing and Business Development, International Marketing, Operations, supply chain, regulatory affairs, clinical research etc. Some of top multinational recruiters are Sun Pharma, Pfizer, Cipla, GSK, Jhonson and Jhonson, TCS, Cognizant, Sciformics, Lupin, Centor, Zydus, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Torrent, Alkem, Microlab etc This programme is well recognised and highly accepted by the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Eligibility Criteria

Passed minimum Three-year Duration Bachelor’s Degree awarded by any of the Universities recognised by University Grants Commission or Association of Indian Universities in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate or equivalent (at least 45% in case of candidates of backward class categories, Economically Weaker Section and Persons with Disability belonging to Maharashtra State only) or its equivalent.

Admissions to MBA in Pharmaceutical management are conducted on the basis of obtained non zero positive score in one of the following examinations; highly competitive entrance exam CET conducted by the Competent Authority (MAH-MBA/MMS-CET), Common Admission Test conducted by Indian Institute of Management (CAT) or Common Management Aptitude Test Conducted by National Testing Agency (CMAT)


Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

PEO PEO Statements
PEO- 1 To understand the concept and technique of modern management and their application in making the managerial role of the student efficient and effective.
PEO- 2 To learn the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical tools which are applicable to pharmaceutical industry.
PEO- 3 To develop skills of diagnosing, analyzing, and solving operational problems in the delivery of pharmaceutical services.
PEO- 4 To expand the outlook and vision of students about the larger background and context of pharmaceutical management.
PEO- 5 To understand and appreciate methodologies with focus on strategic responsibility for overall business development skills for pharmaceutical industry

Programme Outcomes

On successfully completing the program, the student will be able to:

  •     A. Pharmacy Knowledge Possess knowledge and comprehension of the core and basic knowledge associated with the profession of pharmacy, including biomedical sciences; pharmaceutical sciences; behavioural, social, and administrative pharmacy sciences; and manufacturing practices.
  •     B. Planning Abilities Demonstrate effective planning abilities including time management, resource management, delegation skills and organizational skills. Develop and implementplans and organize work to meet deadlines.
  •     C. Problem analysis Demonstrate the knowledge of pharma management to solve complex corporate problems using optimum resources.Utilize the principles of scientific enquiry, thinking analytically, clearly and critically, while solving problems and making decisions during daily practice. Find, analyze, evaluate and apply information systematically and shall make defensible decisions.
  •     D. Modern tool usage Learn, select, and apply appropriate methods and procedures, resources, and modern pharmacy-related computing tools with an understanding of the limitations.
  •     E. Leadership skills Understand and consider the human reaction to change, motivation issues, leadership and team-building when planning changes required for fulfillment of practice, professional and societal responsibilities. Assume participatory roles as responsible citizens or leadership roles when appropriate to facilitate improvement in health and wellbeing.
  •     F. Pharmaceutical Ethics Honour personal values and apply ethical principles in professional and social contexts. Demonstrate behavior that recognizes cultural and personal variability in values, communication and lifestyles. Use ethical frameworks; apply ethical principles while making decisions and take responsibility for the outcomes associated with the decisions.
  •     G. Communication As a manager, communicate effectively with all stakeholders, the pharmacy community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports, make effective presentations and documentation, and give and receive clear instructions.
  •     H. Environment and sustainability Understand the impact of the professional pharmacy solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  •     I. Life-long learning Apply appropriate business strategies for effective planning, implementation and evaluation of policies in pharma sector.Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. Self assess and use feedback effectively from others to identify learning needs and to satisfy these needs on an ongoing basis.