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Professional Diploma in Pharmacovigilance and
Pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacovigilance Training Institute | Online Pharmacovigilance Training Courses & Programs

Online Pharmacovigilance Training | Online Pharmacovigilance Course | Pharmacovigilance Training Institute


Pharmacovigilance is a scientific discipline which is mainly concerned with identifying, validating, quantifying, evaluating and minimizing the adverse effects of therapeutic drugs, devices or biologicals, thereby increasing their safety.


The clinical research regulatory agencies worldwide including US FDA, Indian DCGI and EMEA etc., are strengthening the safety laws for adoption of a systematic pharmacovigilance framework. The adverse event data generated by clinical trials world wide is enormous and has led to the outsourcing of the pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemilogy services of the pharma-biotech R&D. This fact compounded by the increasing number of local clinical trials has led to a spurt in the pharmacovigilance job market in India.


The Professional Diploma in pharmacovigilance and pharmacoepidemiology will provide a foundation in pharmacovigilance principles and operations. The curriculum is fully reviewed by industry professional and is relevant to aspirants who want to join the pharmacovigilance sector from both within and outside the pharmaceutical industry.


Each student will be assigned a mentor who will be a senior pharmacovigilance professional. Apart from providing practical knowledge of the subject it also helps students interface with the industry right from the day they join the course and design their career path.


Course Structure

    TOTAL CREDITS: 18

    program curriculum


Course duration

Self Paced 4 - 6 months (Maximum duration 18 months)

A student enrolled for the Professional Diploma in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology course is expected to study online for a minimum of fifteen hours per week.

Course Assessment

Course assessment involves online multiple choice questions for each lecture, followed by assignments for each study module.


Overall academic performance in the program is measured on a 4 point Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) scale. More information about this is available here: Evaluation System

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum eligibility criteria for the course would be either of the following:

  • MBBS/BHMS/BAMS/BPT/MPT/BDS/BMLT/Bachelor in Naturopathy & Veterinary Science /MD/MS.

  • Graduate/Postgraduate degree in Pharmacy/ Pharmaceutical Sciences.

  • Graduate/Postgraduate degree in Life Sciences (Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology).

  • Graduate/Postgraduate degree in Chemistry/Biostatistics/ Bioinformatics.

  • Graduate or equivalent degree in Nursing/Allied Health.

  • Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses may also apply.


Fee Structure

Course fee for all JLI courses is very reasonable. Please use our Course Fee Calculator below to know the course fee applicable to you.



If you are not sure about the fee applicable to you for Professional Diploma in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology, please send an email to admissions@jli.edu.in or chat with our online counsellor.

For more details about the admission procedure please click here.


Academic Support

Throughout the course, the students can interact with the faculty and other students via the “Online Campus Tutoring Centre” to discuss any coursework related issues.


Each student enrolled for the Professional Diploma in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology course is assigned a mentor throughout the course who will be a senior professional from the Industry. Students are in close contact with the "Student Success Team" during the course and thereafter as alumni. To know more about the "Student Success Team", click here.




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