PSG College of Pharmacy established in the year 2001, is one of the several Institutions nurtured by PSG & Sons’ Charities engaged in nation building through education for the past 87 years. The college offers B.Pharm, M.Pharm, Pharm. D programs with an intake of over 150 students per year. The College is a DSIR recognised Centre for Ph.D programs and is actively involved in many research programs funded by DST, DBT, AICTE, DRDO and ICMR with a project funding around Rs. 2 crores.

We have been arranging placements for our students through the placement cell under the guidance of Dr. M. Ramanathan with Mr. S. Subramanian as co-ordinator. Our students are placed in marketing, production, QA & QC, packaging, regulations and R & D in pharmaceutical and industries. In order to further increase the percentage of student placements and also in diverse fields, the Principal suggested to strengthen the cell under Institute Industry Initiative program.

The feedback from reveals HR and technical personnel from Industry that the students need to focus on certain key areas to secure employment in industry. Further, the students also expressed their opinion that they would like to know the possible career opportunities for them.

The goal was set to prepare a list of Industry experts spreading across various disciplines, such as pharmaceutical, clinical trial organisations, Intellectual property management, data mining, medical coding, medical writing, medical transcription, clinical pharmacy, pharmacy practice, marketing and business development, biotechnology, nutraceuticals, food and beverage and others.

Dr. M. Ramanathan, Principal, suggested to conduct monthly interaction with industrial experts for the entire year wherein we have decided to invite 12 to 14 industry experts for interactive session with the students. The goal was set to bring awareness to the undergraduate, post-graduate and Pharm D students about the requirements to enter into that particular industry and also to know the expectation of the industry from the students.

It is proposed to conduct interactive session with students and industry experts on 3rd Saturday of every month so that regular classes of the students will not get affected.

Further it was proposed to arrange for a short training program or impart some additional knowledge on a particular topic to enable the students ready to face the job market with confidence.

Contact details

Dr. M. Ramanathan, Principal principalpsgcp@gmail.com

Dr. A. Nagarajan
Mr. S. Subramanian
Dr. K. Y. Kavitha
Mr. Raghavan

Interactive Sessions held

S.No. Date Name of the speaker Topic
1. 30.01.2015 Dr. Anshuman Tripathi, CEO
Yuchra Consulting and Business
Solutions, JP Nagar, Bangalore

Career opportunities for Pharmacy Graduates

2. 27.02.015

Dr. T. Jothimani M.A., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor, Department of
Psychology, PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore-641 014.

Psychometric Assessment
Enhancing Prospects

3. 24.04.2015

Mr Shangar Subiah,
Head – Business Development,
IBN SINA Pharmacy, Muscat, Omen.

Career opportunities in Gulf Countries
4. 26.06.015

Professor and Head,
Department of Medicinal & Aromatic
Crops, TNAU, Coimbatore-641003

Research Opportunities and market potential of in Medicinal plants
5. 16.10.2015

Dr. Jothimani
Assistant Professor

Psychometric analysis
6. 20.11.2015

Syed Asif
Product Specialist
Pfizer India Limited

Scope in Pharmaceutical  Industry

Contact details

Dr. M. Ramanathan, Principal principalpsgcp@gmail.com

Dr. A. Nagarajan
Mr. S. Subramanian
Dr. T. Tamilselvan

Interactive Sessions held

S.No. Date Name of the speaker Topic
1. 27.01.2014 Dr. Saravanan
Xertz Solutions, Chennai
Career Opportunities and
Training for
2. 15.02.2014 Mr. Appaswamy
Valve Division)
TTK Healthcare Limited, Chennai
Career Opportunities in
Healthcare Sector for
3. 15.03.2014 Mrs. Vinita Radhakrishnan
Manager-Intellectual Property
CONNEXIOS Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd
Career Opportunities in
Intellectual Property
Management for
Pharmacy Graduates
4. 18.04.2014 Mr. Shankar, AGM
Delvin Formulations
New No. 25, 12th Cross Street
Shastri Nagar, Adyar, Chennai-600020
Career Opportunities in
pharmaceutical industry
for Pharmacy Graduates
5. 21.06.2014 Mr. K. Thangaraj, M.Com, PGDBA (Ph.D)
General Manager
Genius Nature Herbs P. Ltd.
Pachapalyam, Coimbatore
Industry Expectations
from Pharmacy
6. 22.08.2014 Mr. John Jeyaseelan
Microbiological Laboratory
12-A, Cowley Brown Road (East)
R.S. Puram, Coimbatore
Pharma Career Prospects
and Guidance for Facing
7. 17.10.2014 Mr. J. Venkatesh, M.Pharm
Manager-Quality Assurance
Auro Lab
No.1, Veerapanjan Road
Sivagangai Road
Gandhi Nagar, Madurai-625 020
Career Prospects in
Pharmaceutical Industry
8. 20.11.2014 Manager, ELCOM-GRE Toppers -
Head Office
No 1132-36,3rd Floor,
Natraj Medicare Building, Opp Central
Mettupalayam Road, Coimbatore-641002
Higher Studies Abroad-
An Overview
9. 29.12.2014

Mr. S. Jagadeesan
District Library Officer
District Central Library,
87/9A Paavali road, Virudhunagar
Tamil Nadu 626 001

Preparing for
Examinations: Choice of
Subjects and Opportunities