Wednesday, 22 January 2014

A National Conference on Alternatives to Animal Experimental in Drug Discovery

SIR MADANLAL INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY (SMIP) offers  M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics & Pharmacology), B. Pharmacy and D. Pharmacy. SMIP aims at enhancing the prestige that the SIR MADANLAL GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS (SMGI), Etawah has earned over the years of its establishment. It will enable the students to develop strong foundation in bio-sciences and related subjects simultaneously improving their applicability in the various stages in medicine discovery and production. A perfectly conducive learning atmosphere has a unique integration of the ingredients suiting the requirements of contemporary pharmacy education scenario. The faculty members are a careful assortment of knowledge, experience and expertise who have demonstrated their capabilities in their past academic endeavors.

Conference Date: 17 Feb 2014

Venue: SMIP Etawah

Sponsored by:

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi

Committee for the Purpose of Control and Supervision of Experiments on Animals (CPCSEA), New Delhi

Registration fee:
Delegates from Academia Rs. 600/.
Students and Research Scholars Rs. 500/.
Delegates from Industry Rs. 1000/.
Spot Registration Rs. 1000/.

For more details contact:

Dr. US Sharma
Phone: 05688257444

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Recruitment for Technical Supervisor Grade-II / Scientist Grade-II (Animal House) in NIPER

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) is an autonomous Institute of National Importance set up by the Government of India, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers by an Act of Parliament, to impart higher education and undertake advanced research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Technology and Management. The Institute intends to fill the following posts:

Post: Technical Supervisor Grade-II / Scientist Grade-II (Animal House)
No.of post: 01 (reserved for OTHER BACKWARD CLASS (OBC) category)
PAY BAND (PB) + GRADE PAY (GP): PB-2 (Rs.9300-34800) + GP Rs.4600/-
Max.Age Limit: 40 Year

Pay structure:
Pay Band-2 (Rs.9300-34800/-) plus Grade Pay of Rs.4600/- and other allowances at par with Central Government pay and allowances.

Eligibility conditions:
Educational Qualification & Experience:
M.Sc. with three years’ research / teaching experience.
M.Pharm. with two years’ research / teaching experience
Note: Qualification and experience required for the said post should be in the relevant Field/Area/Deptt./Centre/Facility for which the post has been advertised.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing B.V.Sc./M.V.Sc. /M.Sc. with not less than 55% marks with five years experience in animal house operations and animal breeding.
Ph.D with two years experience in animal house operations and animal breeding.
Maximum age limit: 40 years

1. The process of selection may include presentation / seminar / written test / interview or as to be decided by the competent authority.
2. Envelope containing the application form must be superscribed with ‘Application for the post of ________ (under direct recruitment / deputation / short term contract basis) (whichever is applied should be clearly mentioned)’.
3. In case a candidate wishes to apply through more than one mode i.e. direct recruitment or deputation basis or short term contract basis, he / she shall have to apply separately & fill prescribed application form separately and send the same in separate envelops along with the requisite fee, wherever required.
4. In case a candidate wishes to apply for more than one post, he / she shall have to apply separately & fill separate application forms and send in separate envelops along with separate requisite fee.
5. The applicants serving in Government / Semi-Government / Public Sector Undertakings/ Autonomous organizations must send their application (in the prescribed format) along with relevant documents ‘Through proper channel’, failing which the same will not be considered.
6. In case of application for recruitment on deputation basis, the parent institutions are required to enclose photocopies of the ACRs/APARs of the individuals for the last five years, duly attested by an officer not below the rank of Under Secretary to the Government of India while forwarding the application. Applicant can send their advance copy but the same will only be considered on receipt of the same through proper channel in the prescribed format along with the required documents and certificates.
7. Incomplete application or without relevant supporting enclosures (self attested copies of degree / certificates / marks sheets / experience certificate, reprint of important publications etc.) will be out-rightly rejected.
8. Application forms are available at the Institute’s website<>. The candidate(s), who full fill the eligibility criteria, may submit the application(s) on the prescribed application form along with attested copies of testimonials/degrees/certificates etc. in support of the averments made in the qualification, experience and other columns in the application form along with latest passport size photograph and prescribed fee, as mentioned below, in the shape of Demand Draft favouring Director, NIPER payable at Mohali / Chandigarh:
i. For post under direct recruitment: Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST)
ii. For post under deputation basis: Nil
iii. For post under short-term contract basis: Nil
9. Under direct recruitment, in case application is received without/less prescribed fee or demand draft is found not in favour of Director, NIPER or not payable at Mohali/Chandigarh, the application shall be rejected and no further correspondence in this regard shall be made/entertained.
10. Reservation policy will be as per Government of India rules. The candidates are required to attach valid caste certificate as per guidelines prescribed by the Government of India from time to time. The candidates belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer) category are required to submit latest caste certificate as per GoI guidelines.
11. Candidates shall have to produce original testimonials at the time of interview, failing which the interview will not be allowed. The original certificates / degrees etc. of the candidate(s) are subject to verification before joining, in case of selection.
13. The names, addresses, occupations, contact numbers and email ids of three referees MUST be given in the application form. They should be your Reporting Officer(s) and/or Employer in the previous and present employment(s) and should be familiar with your nature of duties.
The last date for receipt of application forms is 18-02-2014.
14. In case of application for recruitment on DEPUTATION BASIS, while forwarding the applications, certificate to the effect that the Officer is clear from vigilance angle and there is no disciplinary case pending or contemplated against him/her is required to be furnished.
15. The Institute will not be responsible for non-receipt of application(s) within the stipulated date due to any postal delay / loss of application / document sent in transit. Late receipt of applications may not be considered. However, competent authority reserves the right to condone the delay.
16. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria may submit their application on the prescribed application form along with attested copies of testimonials. The completed application forms should be sent to:
The Registrar,
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER),
Sector 67, SAS Nagar (Mohali)-160062

17. Applications received after expiry of the last date or otherwise found incomplete (and without ACRs/No-objection Certificate/Vigilance Clearance Certificate in case of applications for recruitment on deputation basis), will not be entertained.
18. Applications received through email SHALL not be considered at all.
19. The applications would be received only during normal working hours of the institute i.e. 9.00 A.M. to 5.30 P.M. Monday to Friday.
20. Candidates of only Indian nationality can apply for these posts.

Adv. No.1/2014

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International Conference on Drug Delivery- ICODD 2014 at PSG College of Pharmacy on 28th Feb - 1st March, 2014

PSG College of Pharmacy (PSGCP) was established in the year 2001 and is one more jewel in the crown of the PSG group, who are well known for their commitment to high standard education. The college of Pharmacy, which has now completed 11 years of existence and commitment to excellence in Pharmacy Education, is located adjacent to the PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at Peelamedu in Coimbatore city, which is blessed with a temperate climate and excellent living conditions. The college is affiliated to the prestigious “The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University” Chennai and also approved by the AICTE and PCI, New Delhi.

International Conference on Drug Delivery ICODD 2014 is an international event focusing on the current innovations in drug delivery technology.
The conference will provide a platform for all pharmaceutical scientists across all universities, research institutions and pharmaceutical industries to discuss and learn about international breakthrough developments in drug delivery.
The first two conferences held in the year 2010 and 2011 were successful, in which delegates from all over the world presented their research findings. The third conference promises to be a much larger event with more interactive scientific sessions.
The two day conference will provide an opportunity to network with innovators from the pharmaceutical research communities around the globe.

Topics for oral / poster presentation
* Nano Drug Delivery
* Targeted Drug Delivery
* Muco adhesive Drug Delivery
* Controlled Release Drug Delivery
* Nasal Drug Delivery
* Ocular Drug Delivery
* Transdermal Drug Delivery
* Oral /Parenteral Drug Delivery
* Bioavailability and Bioequivalent Studies

Publication of conference proceedings
Papers presented in the conference are proposed to be published in "International Journal of Pharma Research" after peer review.

For further details:
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Call for abstracts
Please send your abstracts either by soft copy to (or) by hard copy to "The Convenor, ICODD 2014, PSG College of Pharmacy. Coimbatore -641004."

Guidelines for abstract preparation:
Type of presentation: oral/poster
* Title of the paper
* Authors names (Donoto proscnting author by *)
* Author's affiliation with e-mail ID
* Abstract: Maximum of 250 words in Times Now Roman (12 font size)
The posters should be of the size 1x1 meter and the time allotted for oral presentation is 12 minutes (including 2 minutes of discussion).

Venue: PSG IMSR AUDITORIUM, Coimbatore

Important Dates
Last date for Abstract submission: 10th February, 2014
Notification for acceptance: 11th February, 2014
Last date for registration: 14th February. 2014

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Join in Novartis as Manager Production | B.Pharm, M.Pharm can apply

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented and performance driven people. All of which makes them one of the most rewarding employers in their field.

Post: Manager Production

Job Description:
A health care company with global reach. A product pipeline filled to the brim. A team committed to scientific advancement.
Think what's possible.

Novartis and its associated companies are always looking for talented employees globally. We are engaged in advance preparation for potential position openings.
Submit your CV/resume now to join our talent pool for the position described below. Please note that you are not applying for a current vacancy, but are submitting your CV/resume for consideration for future, possible opportunities. We look forward to receiving your information.

• Ensuring all production activities are performed in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices.
• Ensuring safety and quality in manufacturing operation.
• Organizing appropriate training programs for all concerned associates.

Main Responsibilities:
• Ensuring all production activities as per production planning and achieving the actual target.
• Ensuring compliance of internal and external audit observation
• Review of Master and Batch Manufacturing Record.
• Responsible for achieving production targets to meet marketing requirements
• Ensure that the production adheres strictly to set GMP standards, procedures and system in all respects of manufacturing.
• Control capital, revenue and personnel costs and initiate projects / recruitments.
• Train/ Develop people to ensure good work environment.
• Ensure that the company adheres to required norms of Local authorities.
• Implement Novartis HSE polices at the site
• Maintain confidentiality and ensure safe custody and efficient handling of company as per latest quality standards and Novartis Corporate Guidelines

Additional Information:
Experience: 10-12 Years
Education: B.Pharm, M.Pharm
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research

Division: Sandoz
Job Type: Full Time
Employment Type: Regular
Functional Area: Production

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End Date: 21th Feb, 2014



Vacancies for Pharmacists (335 Openings) in National Health Mission - Department of Health & Family Welfare

A Healthy Community  in a Society determines overall progress of the State. Department of Health & Family Welfare  is committed to provide preventive, promotive and curative quality health Services at an affordable price to the people of the state. For this, a wide network of Health Institution consisting of hospitals, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres and  Subsidiary Health Centres/ Dispensaries to cater to the health needs of the rural and urban population through well trained medical and paramedical staff have been established in the State.

Post: Pharmacists [UH- 77; RBSK - 258]

No. of Post: 335
Gen- 167,
BC- 33,
BC-ESM- 7,
ESM- 24,
FF- 3,
PHC- 10,
SC- 68,
SC- ESM- 13,
SC-Sports- 3,
Sports- 7

Proposed Eligibility Qualification / Experience / Age / Salary: B.Pharmacy/Diploma in Pharmacy from recognized institute
Age: 18-38 years
Consolidated Salary: Rs. 10,000/- p.m.

Age Limit: As Mentioned above on 1st Jan. 2014. (01.01.2014). Age relaxation as per the rules of Punjab Government.

Relaxation in upper age for SC/BC, candidates is 5 years and for Physically Handicapped is 10 years and for candidates of Ex- Servicemen category, the age relaxation will be as follows:-

“For recruitment to any vacancy in the State Civil Services whether reserved or not under these rule an Ex- Servicemen shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of the Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such vacancy in the concerned Service rules, by more than 3 years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit."

Examination Fees
Application fees will be paid in the Saving Account No 16012191009077 of any Oriental Bank of Commerce as under:-
General & other categories- Rs.550
SC/ST & BC of Punjab:-  Rs. 275

Methods of Recruitment
Written test of 100 Marks shall be held and based upon the marks obtained in the test, merit list shall be prepared for all categories. Selection shall be made purely on the basis of written test only.

Syllabus of Written Test
As per eligibility qualification i.e. Diploma in Pharmacy

Terms and conditions:
• All posts will be on contractual basis initially for 1 year to be renewed on the basis of work, conduct and performance every year.
• Educational qualifications must be from a recognized University/ Board as per details mentioned against each post
• Only those candidates who have passed Punjabi subject in Matriculation standard are eligible to apply.
• The SC/ BC Category certificate should be in accordance with the instructions of the Department of Welfare Punjab and the certificate for the Ex-Serviceman, Freedom fighters and Sports persons categories should be in accordance with instructions of the Concerned Department as per the followings details:-

Ex- Servicemen
Lineal Descendant certificate duly issued by the concerned Distt. Sainik Welfare Officer.
Freedom Fighters
The requisite certificate issued by the Deputy Commissioner of the concerned distt. as per the instructions of the Punjab Govt.
Sports persons
The certificate regarding gradation issued by the Director, Sports Department, Punjab.

Candidates applying under the above-mentioned 3 categories should have these certificates before last date of filing the applications.

• No TA, DA will be paid for the journeys performed for the written test/ counselling.
• The candidates applying for more than one post shall have to apply separately, along with necessary fee.
• The date, time and venue of the written test shall be communicated to all candidates through website:- and
• For any assistance, please contact Mrs. Deep Shikha, Manager


1. Before applying, candidate should carefully read eligibility conditions and other important instructions.

Step 1
2. Depositing Fee:-Before applying, candidate should have to deposit requisite fee in the given account through any branch of the Oriental Bank of Commerce by using specified Bank Challan Form, which is available at University’s website i.e. After depositing requisite fee in the Bank Account of the University, a Unique Transaction ID will be issued by the concerned bank, which is required to be entered in the application form. Fee shall not be accepted in any other mode i.e. Cash, Cheque, Demand Draft etc.
3. A unique password and registration no. will be sent to you through email and SMS while downloading the fee challan. Please keep secret this password which will secure your application and mandatory for further process.
4. Merely deposition of fee will not entitle the candidate for claim of Recruitment Test. Fee once deposited will not be refunded/adjusted in any case.
5. Candidate has to fill separate application form for separate post along with fee challan.
6. Fee for various post has been specified in fee challan and as mentioned below:

General & other categories- Rs.550
SC/ST & BC of Punjab- Rs. 275

7. Last date of depositing of fee is 10.02.2014 (5.00 pm)
8. Last date of Submission of online application form is 12.02.2014 (5.00 pm)
9. Please fill fee through proper challan in A/c no. 16012191009077 of any Oriental Bank of Commerce across the country.

Step 2 
10. Filling application form: You can fill online application form after 24 hrs of depositing of requisite fee. Candidate must fill application form otherwise he/she will not get the roll no.
11. After depositing the fee, the candidate must fill online application form which is available on the University’s website web site Candidate can fill online form by supplying registration no. and password which was sent on his/her mobile/email while downloading the fee challan.
12. Date should be filled in the format of dd/mm/yyyy i.e. date/month/year.
13. Please select category(ies) very carefully, no category change will be allowed after submission of application form. Each category has allotted a unique code. The Categories are as under :-

Category       Code Category Name
11                 General
12                 SC(MAJBI & BALMIKI)
13                 SC(RAMDASIA & OTHERS)
14                 Schedule Tribe
15                 Ex-Servicemen Dependent
16                 Ex-Servicemen Self
17                 Freedom Fighter Grandchildren
18                 Freedom Fighter Son/Daughter
19                 Backward Class
20                 Sportsman
21                 Handicapped(Orthopedically)
22                 Handicapped(Hearing Impairment)
23                 Handicapped(Blindness or Low Vision)

Last date of submission of online application is 12.02.2014 (5:00pm)

Step 3 
14. Upload Photograph: To upload your photograph you have to login by entering your Registration No and Password. The size of photograph should not be more than 30KB. Candidate may use third party software i.e. to resize their photograph before uploading.

Step 4 
15. Lock you Application: To get printout of your online application form you have to lock your application. Once you lock your application you will not be able to edit your application data, so be ensured that you have entered correct data, particularly check your Categories, DOB, Sex, Post, Qualification etc.
16. All unlock application forms are locked automatically after the cut off date and once application form is locked it can’t be unlocked.
17. Candidates are advised to always Log out of their application form when leaving the computer.
18. Please don’t send hardcopy of any printout to the University or NRHM Office.

Step 5 
19. Download Roll No: Roll No of candidates will be uploaded after fee verification. Candidates are advised to download their roll no by login their account within specified date and time.

Note: Please fill your valid mobile no. and email address to receive information regarding your application form time to time in the form of SMS and Email. You will also receive your Registration no. and Password on your given mobile no and Email address.

Important: No change shall be made after locking your application.

Important Dates
Start of Online system Date:-20-01-2014
Last date of depositing of fee Date:-10-02-2014 5:00pm
Last date of submission of online application form. Date:-12-02-2014 5:00pm

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Walk in for Senior Research Fellow {Chemistry} in CCRAS

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) is an autonomous body under the Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy (AYUSH), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India. The Council is an apex body in India for formulation, development and promotion of research in Ayurvedic system of medicine. The Council carries out its activities and functions through its network of 31 Institutions located all over India.

Walk-In-lnterview for the following position under IMR project of CCRAS. New Delhi will be held on 30-01-2014 at 11:00 a.m. in the office of Research Officer (S-4) In-Charge, National Research Institute for Ayurveda - Siddha Human Resource Development, Aamkho, Gwalior-474009 (M.P.). Selection procedure will comprise of a written test followed by interview of candidates who qualify in written test, on the same day.

Post: Senior Research Fellow {Chemistry} 01 Post

Name of the Project and Duration: Development of a poly- herbal formulation for augmenting milk production in healthy dairy cows.
Duration of Project: 03 Years

Qualifications, Experience and Age Limit: Essential- Post graduate Degree in Chemistry with two years of research experience in relevant field. Age limit: Maximum 35 years

For 1st and 2nd year Rs. 18000 p.m. + HRA
For 3rd year Rs. 20.000 p.m.- HRA

General Conditions:
1. Eligibility of candidates in respect of age will be determined as on 1-1-2014. Relaxable in the case of SC/ST/OBC as per Government rules.
2. The engagement will be purely temporary on contract basis and initially tor a period of one year w hich is extendable up to three years subject to satisfactory performance of the fellow. No claim tor continuation or regular appointment will be entertained.
3. Applicants should bring their Bio-data in the prescribed format available on Council's website, along with original certificates, experience certificate, etc, with a set of photocopies and two recent passport size photographs.
4. No TA/DA will be paid for the attending written test /interview.

AAMKHO, GWALIOR- 474009 (M.P.)