Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research | HCI


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Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, Biostatistics & SAS

(Program accredited by Accreditation Council for Clinical Research Education, USA)

This is a comprehensive educational program, designed for the Pharma /Medical/Life Sciences professional aspiring to work in the field of clinical research or allied professions like central labs, CROs, Sponsor Company. The program provides complete overview and practical environment in the field of clinical research. The program would help candidates to upgrade their knowledge about ICH GCP Guidelines, regulatory issues, study design, research methodology, and statistical analysis and interpretation in clinical trials and other major aspects of clinical trials management. Course has been divided into four modules. In First module, we cover the basic aspects of Clinical research design, planning and management. The second module would include Biostatistics which help the learner to understand the subject thoroughly. Program would help in developing career in the field of clinical research. Cliniminds has been at the forefront of providing clinical research training and consulting solutions to the life sciences industry for the last several years. We have already trained over 6,500 professionals and successfully placed them in the industry. Cliniminds boasts of various programs, running for the last 13years and over100+ batches have passed and have been placed in the pharmaceutical companies, CROs, KPOs and other clinical research organizations. Our students have been placed with the leading companies.

Program Structure

  • Clinical Research Introduction
  • Principles of Pharmacology & Drug Discovery & Development
  • Roles & Responsibilities of Key Stakeholders
  • Preparations & Planning for Clinical Trials
  • Essential Documentation in Clinical Research & Regulatory Submissions
  • Clinical Trials Project Planning & Management
  • Study Start Up Process
  • Clinical Monitoring Essentials
  • Compliance, Auditing & Quality Control in Clinical Research
  • Clinical Data Management, Biostatistics, Analysis & Reporting
  • Introduction to Research and Statistics/Descriptive Statistics/Probability
  • Distributions
  • Sampling Distributions/Statistical Inference
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Choosing Statistical Tests/ T‐Test, Chi‐Square Test, ANOVA, etc.
  • Analysis of Categorical Data and Non Parametric Tests
  • Introduction to Statistical Software’s
  • Getting Started with SAS
  • Components of SAS
  • Reading various types of Raw data
  • Working with SAS Datasets
  • Combining datasets
  • Working with SAS Arrays
  • Proc SQL
  • SAS Macro Language
  • Basic Statistical Procedures

Course Details

Study Methodology

Hands on training, online access to study materials, Printed study Materials and Workshops.


MD, MS, MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, BUMS, BPT, B.Pharms, B.Tech in Biomedical engineering, B.Sc in Biomedical, B.Sc in Instrumentation, M.Sc in Biomedical engineering, Graduate / Post Degree in Life Sciences, Mathematics, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory, Nursing, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology and all professionals working with Pharmaceutical companies, CROs and Hospitals.

Course Duration

3 Months Full time Class Room + 03 Months Optional Industry Internship, 6 Months Weekend (Saturday/Sunday).

Course Fees

INR 99,000/- Plus GST as applicable


Classroom/online exams & Project work


Certificate would be awarded upon successful completion of the program certified by the Pharmaceutical Society of India and accredited by Accreditation Council for Clinical Research Education, USA.

Job Outcomes

Clinical Research Co-coordinator, Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Trail Assistant, In-house CRA, Team Lead, Project Manager, Senior/Project Planning Manager, AGM/DGM, Process associate, Biostatistician, SAS program associate.

Advantages of the Program
  • Industry Accredited / Certified
  • Short Duration
  • Application of Clinical Research & Pharmacovigilance in real businesslike environment.
  • Completely Job Oriented – Hands-on Training
  • Internship Certificate Provision
  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Clinical Research Education, USA (ACCRE) & Certified by Pharmaceutical Society of India
  • 100% placement – Excellent Placement Record
  • Training by the team of industry


Training would be imparted by the full time Cliniminds faculty and Visiting experts from the industry.

Course Schedule

> January 20, 2020

> March 23, 2020

> May 25, 2020

> July 20, 2020

> September 21, 2020

> November 23, 2020