Scientific Research Development

Research and Development which is usually known as R&D comprises of creative activities which are undertaken by corporate organizations and government bodies in order to develop new services and products.

Career Options

  • - Pharmacist - Teacher/Instructor - Research professional - Marketing professional (Pharmaceutical Industry) - Administrative posts (Pharmaceutical Industry) - Quality Control Officer (Pharmaceutical Industry - Drug Inspector

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification require is 10+2 with Science stream

Personal Skills

  • - Attention to detail but also able to see the larger picture. - Prepared to do repetitive tasks. - Able to work independently
  • with little supervision. Make your own decisions. Self motivated. - Problem solving skills. Ability to keep persevering when things are going wrong. - Creativity - Great enthusiasm for their subject - Presentation skills - Team working - Computing Skills - Time Management/organising skills - People skills - Report writing/documentation of experiments - Laboratory experience and good technical skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - Pharm D (6 years long): This course is 6 years long. - Academic program lasts for a period of 5 years. - 1 year is dedicated towards internship. - Pharm D (Post-Baccalaureate): This course is 3 years long. - Academic program lasts for a period of 5 years. - 1 year is dedicated towards internship.

Top Colleges

  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences Address- Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110029 Phone: 011 2658 8500 Website:
  • Institute of Clinical Research India Address: Building No F89/4/1, Okhla Industrial Area, Phase 1, Sunlight Colony, New Delhi, Delhi 110020 Phone: 097170 94061 Website:

Working Conditions

Working in a research and development department is a hygienic process. They usually keep the work area away from all the dust, fumes and disagreeable odors. They work with infectitious cultures and toxic chemicals. This job also involves a bit of physical effort.

Top Companies

  • IBEF Address: 20th Floor, Jawahar Vyapar Bhawan, Tolstoy Marg New Delhi 110001 Phone: +91 11 43845500 Website:
  • GE Global Research Address: Plot No.122, Export Promotion Industrial Park, Phase 2, Hoodi Village, Whitefield Road, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066 Phone: +91 80 40881128 Website:

Successful Persons

P Chennupati

P. Chennupati is a research scholar who is an experienced professional in the field of Pharmceutical Professional experience in drug discovery. He holds an experience of 8 years in Quality control, analytical research, quality assurance etc.

Jayanta Sarkar

Jayanta Sarkar is the deputy general manager at Apollo pharmacy. He is woking along with Apollo since May 2015 on the launch of private label dietary supplements and food supplements etc.

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