Certificate Program in Clinical Research (CPCR)


As per FICCI, the global clinical trial market account for more than US$ 64 billion. Till date more than 156000 clinical trials have been registered on clinical trials.gov where US accounts for ~ 41% of the global clinical trials. Currently the clinical research is focusing its transition towards emerging markets: Latin America, Brazil, India, China, Russia etc which accounts ~36% global patient enrollment. Increasing costs, declining productivity and rising drug development timelines, combined with the strategic advantages offered by these emerging markets. This ultimately has resulted in need of trained manpower in clinical research to execute clinical trial operations activities.


  • To impart clear and deep understanding on various essential elements of Clinical Research and ICH-GCP.
  • To provide theoretical knowledge on various essential CR topics: Drug Discovery, Regulatory, GCP, Ethics etc.
  • To train you on different aspects and activities involved during a clinical trial: Informed Consent, SAE Reporting etc.
  • Roles and Responsibilities of CR personnel along with its application required to execute at various levels in clinical trials.

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  • Introduction to Clinical Research and Pharmaceutical Medicine
  • Ethics in Clinical Research
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Clinical Research Personnel
  • Guidelines & Regulation Associated with Clinical Research
  • Essential Clinical Trial document
  • Importance of Informed Consent Documentation
  • Importance Safety Reporting
  • Recent Trends in Clinical Research
  • Careers in Clinical research
  • Clinical Research Glossary & Common Abbreviation


  • Pharmacy Students (Pursuing or completed): B.Pharm, M.Pharm
  • Life-Sciences Students (Pursuing or completed): B.Sc, M.Sc
  • Medicine Students (Pursuing or completed): BDS, MDS, MBBS. M.D., M.S, MCh
  • Alternative Medicine (Pursuing or completed): Ayurveda, Unani, Yoga, Siddhi, Homeopathy, Traditional Medicine etc.
  • Nursing (Pursuing or completed): B.Sc., M.Sc.
  • Industry Personnel
  • Clinical Research Personnel: CRC, CRA, CTA, Clinical Trial Investigators
  • PhD

Online Enrollment Procedure

Step 1

Click button Enroll Online and then Click Checkout button

Step 2

Complete and submit the Registration Form, followed by Checkout button

Step 3

Choose convenient Mode of Payment and Make the Payment

Step 4

Get Instant Access* to Login Details along with Study Material & Assignment.

*Instant access is applicable only to participant who have selected online mode of learning. For offline (distance) mode of learning, the study material and assignment will be dispatched to their corresponding address on the last date of registration of that batch.

Offline Enrollment Procedure

Step 1

Download the Offline Enrollment Form present on respective pages of courses

Step 2

Send the completed enrollment form along with the fee (details mentioned on enrollment form) on our official address

Step 3

Dispatch of course material along with assignment on your corresponding address.

Course FAQs

What is Clinical Research?

“Clinical research is a branch of medical science that determines the safety & effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use” or “We can say that clinical research is an important part of the drug/device discovery and development to ensure that the drug/device to be marketed is safe and effective on human usage”.

What is the career growth in Clinical Research industry after completing CPCR Training?

The career growth in CR industry is as follows:

Physicians: Principal Investigator, Co-investigator, Medical Advisor, Drug Developers, Regulatory Affairs Manager and Clinical Research Physician etc. 

Others:Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)/ Clinical Research Associate (CRA) >> Sr. CRA >> Project Manager >> Team Leader >> Operations Manager >> Director

Why should I pursue this course?

CPCR will offer you the following inherent advantages to excel your career growth by:

  • Providing an in-depth knowledge in clinical research and GCP (Good Clinical Practices)
  • Increasing the visibility of your CV among potential recruiters
  • Increase the acceptance in companies’ for jobs against non CPCR candidates.
  • An opportunity to explore career in clinical research domain as CRC/ CRA

Where I can apply after completing CPCR course?

After successfully completing CPCR course one can join industry as Clinical Trial Coordinator (CTA/ CRC) with Hospital Sites or as a Clinical Trial Associate (CTA/ CRA) with sponsor companies (Pharmaceuticals/ Biotech), Contract Research Organizations (CROs),Site management Organizations (SMOs), Research Institutions etc.

For more details on courses, fees, enrollment, Result, Assignments, Certificates, Placements visit our General FAQs section.

Course Code : SC-101-02
Level : Beginner
Mode of Learning : Online/ Distance
Registration Status : Open
Examination : Assignment Based
Fee : Rs. 9500
Current Batch : May'16 (Till 31st)
Duration : 24 weeks

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