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The Program Breakup  and Duration



The program contents would be covered in one-year duration as three parts. 


PART –I: Theory Classes (4 Months)


Conducted at the AU-KBC Research Centre, MIT Campus of Anna University, Chromepet, Chennai-44. 5 days a week (Mon - Fri), in two sessions   from 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM, leading to about 500 hours of contact. The theory training also covers visits to Clinical Pharmacology units, basic exposure in Clinical Data Management, Computer and IT Labs, Communication skills, etc.

 In terms of academic value, the theory program contents would be equivalent to about 25 credits of a normal university academic program. 


PART –II: Onsite Training (2 Months)


Conducted at the AHERF Premises of Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai-28. On-site training, 5 days a week (Mon - Fri), in two sessions from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM, leading to about 350 hours of contact. The onsite training also covers visits to Hospitals conducting clinical trials, interaction with Institutional Ethics Committee etc. 


PART –III: Internship as Trainee CRC (6 Months)


6 days a week (Mon - Sat), the candidates would work as CRC (Trainees) with their work allotted on duty basis. During this period, they can be posted to any of the following locations of the Apollo Hospitals: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Madurai and Mysore. This period will count as Industry Experience.