HLL CRDC is a recognized research facility under Cochin University of Science and Technology. We are currently engaged in training people for equipping them in pursuing research or specialized technical jobs. A finishing course program is initiated for this purpose.

1. PhD Registration

Candidates who wish to do registration for Ph.D under Faculty of Science with Cochin University are welcome to register at our centre. The details of PhD registration can be viewed at www.cusat.ac.in

2. Finishing Course Programme

HLL CRDC offers finishing courses in three verticals namely; a) Diagnostics, b) Implant & Devices and c) Pharma. The duration of the programme is one month each in different verticals.

The finishing course is aimed to equip a fresh graduate /post graduate with the right kind of skills required for industry/academia. This course will help to develop the knowledge and necessary skills to explore and move through the creativity and innovation process involved in research and to understand the process by which ideas reaches to a commercial platform. This will be a supporting training programme for the candidate seeking employment or for pursuing research. The programme focuses on application, hands on training and soft skills development which will be run by experts in relevant areas.

During the finishing course classes will be provided on different topics, hands on training on equipments, training on conducting literature survey, paper presentation and industrial visit to HLL manufacturing facilities. The different topics include;

  • Biomaterials, their synthesis, characterisation & applications
  • Pre-clinical and clinical evaluation of healthcare products
  • Basics of animal experimentation and histopathology
  • Diagnostics and development of diagnostic kits
  • Natural products- chromatographic techniques & medicinal plant research
  • Nanomaterials synthesis, characterisation & application
  • Synthetic pathways for developing small molecules
  • Pharmaceutical drug development
  • Novel drug delivery systems
  • Good manufacturing practice (GMP) & Good laboratory practice (GLP)
  • Intellectual Property Rights


  • Diagnostics- M.Sc (Life sciences)
  • Implants & Devices-M.Sc (Chemistry/ Polymer science)
  • Pharma- B.Pharm/M.Pharm


  • 1 month (4 weeks)

No. of seats:

  • 10 for (Diagnostics)
  • 20 for (Implant & Devices)
  • 10 for (Pharma)

Course fee:

  • Rs.15, 000 / person

Fee concession

  • 50 %Fee concession available for SC/ST candidates up to 10%seats
  • 50% Fee concession for one BPL candidate

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