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B.Sc. (Clinical Research)

Why take this course?

The lucrative Clinical Research industry is witnessing high demand for qualified professionals. The industry has more than 2,50,000 positions vacant globally. A Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Research of 3 years duration (6 semesters) at Jain (Deemed-to-be University) comes with advanced teaching and learning methodology which facilitates students to gain the adequate amount of knowledge which will make them industry ready. The fastest growing billion dollar industry is offering good career opportunities with attractive salary packages in USA, Singapore, Europe and in India.

What will I experience?

  • Specialized knowledge about the industry
  • One will have hands on experience in different aspects of the clinical research and comprehensive healthcare practices
  • Exposure to hospital setup under the practical training during the program

What opportunities might it lead to?

The Clinical Trials market which is worth over USD 26 billion worldwide has created huge job opportunities. By joining this course one will be able to join the careers of tomorrow that comes with immense growth opportunities like:

  • Site Coordinator
  • Clinical Operation
  • Clinical Research Operation (CRO)
  • Pharmacovigilance (PV)
  • Clinical Data Management (CDM)
  • Drug Developers
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Clinical Data Management
  • Clinical Trial Analyst
  • Medical Writers and many more

Degree Awarded

Bachelor of Science

Course Commencement

June 2020


Pass in (10+2) or equivalent with Biology as a compulsory subject.

Study Campus

  • School of Sciences
  • #34, 1st Cross
  • J C Road
  • Bangalore - 560027
  • P +91 80434 30100

Admissions Office

  • JGI Knowledge Campus
  • # 44/4, District Fund Road
  • Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
  • Bangalore - 5600 69
  • P+ 91 80 46650125

Curriculum Structure & Teaching

Semester 1
  • Language - I
  • English - I
  • Medical Therapeutics-I
  • Basic Concepts of Health, Hospital and Drug Administration
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research
  • Introduction to Healthcare

Semester 2
  • Language - II
  • English - II
  • Medical Therapeutics - II
  • Bioethics and Biosafety
  • Pharmacology - I
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) - I Mind Management and Human Values

Semester 3
  • Preclinical Studies
  • Accounting in Healthcare*
  • Basics of Biostatistics*
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) - II: Career Skills Management/ Business application - MS Excel
  • Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) I-Communicative English
  • Generic Electives (GE) I: Entrepreneurship Development/ Business Communication

* Bridge course in Accounts will be given to the students
* Bridge course in Maths and Statistics will be given to the students

Semester 4
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Pharmacology - II
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Trials Operations
  • Research Methodology in Hospitals
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) III - Molecular Diagnostics/ Medical Communication
  • Generic Electives (GE) II - Organizational Behavior/ Psychology

Semester 5
  • Global Regulations of Clinical Trial
  • DSE I - Fundamentals of Pharmacovigilance and safety reporting/ Medical Writing
  • Pharmacovigilance/Medical Writing LAB
  • DSEII - Clinical Data Management/SAS
  • Clinical Data Management / Statistical Analysis System LAB
  • Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course (AECC) II - Environmental Studies
  • Generic Electives (GE) III - Project Management/ Principles of Management

Semester 6
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) IV: Medical Records Management/ Intellectual Property Rights
  • Discipline specific elective (DSE) III - (Internship/ Project)
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Quality in Healthcare and Total Quality Management
  • Ethics in Clinical Research
  • Generic Electives (GE) IV - Marketing Management/ Medical Law

Teaching and Assessment

A variety of engaging teaching methods like workshops, lectures, projects and seminars, are conducted from time to time at Jain (Deemed-to-be University). Our highly knowledgeable professors always make themselves available to students outside of the classroom, even beyond office hours and help the students to bring out the best in them. The faculty make it a point of connecting with their students to create a fulfilling academic experience. This allows to build a closer student-professor relationship.

How are you assessed?

On this course you will encounter a balance of formal examinations and varied methods of coursework assessment including:

  • - Internal tests
  • - Assignments
  • - Seminar presentation
  • - Class tests
  • - Preparatory theory and Practical examination
  • - End term theory and Practical examination