Industrial Pharmacy-I Free Online Vedio Lecture (MOOC) on SWAYAM, MHRD, Govt. of India

Industrial Pharmacy-I Free Online Vedio Lecture (MOOC) on SWAYAM, MHRD, Govt. of India

Free Online Course (MOOC) “Industrial Pharmacy-I” on SWAYAM, MHRD, Govt. of India

About the Course

  • This is the very first online course in Pharmacy Subject on SWAYAM, MHRD portal of Govt. of India.
  • The course is one of the paper of Fifth semester of B. Pharmacy syllabi approved by Pharmacy council of India (PCI) and is adopted uniformly by all the pharmacy institutions and Universities throughout the country.
  • All other learners who want to learn the basics of industrial pharmacy can get the vital benefit out of this course.


The course has been designed with the aim that after completing this course you should be able

1. To understand Dosage forms and their manufacturing techniques
2. To understand all the related and practical aspect of dosage form development.
3. To formulate and evaluate solid, liquid and semisolid dosage forms
4. To correlate the theoretical knowledge with professional and practical need of Pharmaceutical industry.

Target Learners:

  • The course is beneficial for teachers, students and the industry personals.
  • The pharmacy faculty members if enroll and complete this course will earn the benefit equivalent to one refresher course as per the recent UGC guidelines.
  • Students will get the 4 credits. And the industry personals who are not from pharmacy background may enrich their knowledge with this course.


Week 1 Preformulation I

  • Preformulation I: Physical form (crystal & amorphous),
  • Preformulation I: polymorphism, particle size, shape
  • Preformulation I:, solubility profile (pKa, pH)
  • Preformulation I: partition coefficient, flow properties),

Week 2 Preformulation II

  • Preformulation II: Hydrolysis, oxidation, reduction
  • Preformulation II: Racemisation,
  • Preformulation II: Dissolution, permeability & BCS classification
  • Preformulation II: Polymerization

Week 3 Tablets

  • Tablets: Introduction, classification of tablets. Formulation/preparing of tablets, granulation methods.
  • Tablets: Compression and processing problems. Equipment and tablet tooling, Tablet defects.
  • Tablets: Tablet coating: Types, coating materials, formulation of coating composition, methods of coating, equipments employed and defects in coating
  • Tablets: QC of tablets: apparatus, methods, graphical presentations, official and unofficial tests.

Week 4 Liquid Orals:

  • Liquid orals: Formulation and manufacturing of solution, syrups and elixirs, Filling and packaging
  • Liquid orals: Emulsions: I
  • Liquid orals: Emulsion II
  • Liquid orals: Suspensions: Formulation, evaluation

Week 5 Parenterals I

  • Parenterals I: Introduction, Preformulation of parenterals
  • Parenterals I: Formulation of Parenterals

Week 6 Parenterals I

  • Parenterals I: Types of Parenteral preparation
  • Parenterals I: Lay out and Production facilities

Week 7 Parenterals II

  • Parenterals II: Pyrogens and pyrogenisity
  • Parenterals II: Quality control of parenterals

Week 8 Capsules:

  • Capsules: Introduction, Advantages, Disadvantages, Capsule Production, hard Gelatin capsules
  • Capsules: Methods of filling capsules, Soft Gelatin Capsules
  • Capsules: Formulation Consideration, Production of soft gelatin capsules, Non-gelatin soft capsules
  • Capsules: Evaluation of commercial capsules

Week 9 Pellets and Ophthalmic Preparations:

  • Pellets: Introduction, formulation, pelletization process, equipment needed
  • Ophthalmic Preparations: Introduction, absorption through eye, formulation considerations
  • Ophthalmic Preparations: formulation of eye drops, lotion, ointments
  • Ophthalmic Preparations: Methods of preparation; labeling, containers Evaluation

Week 10 Pharmaceutical Aerosols:

  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Definitions, Advantages, Limitation, Uses
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Components of aerosols
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols: Components and systems of aerosols
  • Pharmaceutical Aerosols: inhalers and Evaluation of Aerosols

Week 11 Cosmetics:

  • Cosmetics: Introduction, absorption through skin, types of cosmetic preparations, Formulation of tooth pastes
  • Cosmetics: Formulation of lipsticks, shampoos, hair dyes
  • Cosmetics: Formulation of cold cream and vanishing cream, sunscreens

Week 12 Packaging Materials Science:

  • Packaging Materials Science: Materials used for packaging of pharmaceutical products,
  • Packaging Materials Science: Factors influencing choice of containers Legal and official requirements, Stability aspects,
  • Packaging Materials Science: Quality control tests of packaging materials

Other Relevan Information:

  • The Courses has been launched on the platform and now open for enrollment
  • Credits will be transferred to the students, if the BOS of institute recommend it for credit transfer.
  • The Govt of India has already approved the credit transfer through Massive Open Online Courses of SWAYAM portal.
  • It will be PLUS POINT for the college or institute in terms of NAAC, NIRF grades if MOOCs are adopted for teaching and learning.
  • About 300 Universities have already adopted the credit transfer policy for students. (i.e. students will pass this paper from online course and the credit earned through passing the course will be transferred to student’s (marks sheet) institute/ university from host University of SWAYAM online course).
  • Teachers and students who enroll in the course will get the benefit of quality notes of Industrial Pharmacy I (B Pharm V sem paper) with audio video lectures.
  • Anyone can enroll without any condition. The course is open for students, teachers, researchers and any other person of any nationality FOR FREE.

Prepared By:  Dr. Ajay Semalty | H.N.B Garhwal University (A Central University) Srinagar Garhwal, along with his team members Dr. Mona Semalty & Mr. Lokesh Adhikari.

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Subject: Multidisciplinary (Pharmacy/ Chemistry)

Course link: Click Here

Course Start date: July 22, 2019

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