Certified Professional in GMP for Herbal Medicines

There is an increasing demand for herbal medicines in developing as well as developed countries. This certification targets the importance of quality control and standardization of herbal products which is of utmost concern for global acceptability. The source and quality of raw materials, storage, post-harvest handling and manufacturing process play a pivotal role in guaranteeing the quality and stability of such preparations. This certification focuses on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and to implement sensitive and practical analytical methods for standardization and quality control.

This certification is designed for experienced, persons working in Pharmaceutical Industries in the area of Production, Quality Control and Assurance, Marketing, Selling, Advertising, Distribution (Retail, Wholesale), Projects, Purchase, Stores, Packing, Administration, Import-Export, R and D, F.D.A., Regulatory, Hospital etc. and those wishing to make career in Pharma Stores, Packaging, Purchase, Import-Export and Marketing, managers, executives and entrepreneurs. Participants will be exposed to global developments in the field of plant-derived drugs; quality, safety and efficacy concern of the international community; and ways and methods to improve their manufacturing processes and techniques to assess quality of their products using modem techniques of analysis.

The case study based approach in certification programme is designed for working professionals in full time employment who want to update their knowledge and gain required skills and attitude in the area in order to become a certified professional in the domain. This certification is also beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is an advanced certification having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.

Introduction to GMP and Herbal medicines

GMP for herbal medicines

Programmme Structure :

Module 1: Introduction to Herbal Medicines

Module 2: Indian System of Medicines

Module 3: Medicinal Botany

Module 4: Modern Analytical Techniques

Module 5: Herbal Formulations

Module 6: Quality Control of Herbal Medicines

Module 7: WHO and ICH Guidelines for Herbal Medicines

Module 8: Good Manufacturing Practices for Herbal Medicines

Module 9: Case Studies


Any Graduate/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the Programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successful completion the participants will be awarded the professional certification of Certified GMP for Herbal Medicines by Institute of Good Manufacturing Practices India (IGMPI). For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode), elaborate Programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading food and agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare like Baidyanath Pharmaceuticals, The Himalaya Wellness, Charak Pharmaceuticals, Vicco Laboratories, Wilson Drugs, Sandu Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Zoic Pharmaceuticals, Pax Healthcare, Nutricore Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., Zenacts Pharma, Patanjali, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd., Alkem Laboratories Ltd., Abbott Laboratories (India), IPCA Laboratories Ltd., Lupin Limited, MicroLabs Ltd., Mankind Pharma Ltd. etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future career prospects of Certified Professional in GMP for Herbal Medicines

There is a wide scope in the profession of herbal medicines in India or in other countries. Fast-growing market of herbal medicines and other herbal healthcare products, in both developing and developed countries of the world, policy-makers, health professionals and the public are increasingly expressing concerns about the safety, efficacy, quality, availability, preservation, and further development problems of these herbal products. The personal care industry makes up vast of India's market as 80 per cent of the population depends on traditional herbal medicines for primary Healthcare. India is full of opportunities and is a potential gold mine for many companies which offer opportunities as a Scientist, Formulator, Quality Manager, Quality Scientist, Talent Strategist, Technical Support etc.

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How to apply

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