Job offers flood in GTU Centralized Pharma placement fair

Number of firms

Total 70 companies with more than 1000 job offers have given confirmation to take part in this placement fair. Due to strategic planning of GTU, students will get a job offer within 1 week of completion of the exam. The online video grooming technique has been introduced by GTU for the first time in partnership with BISAG, Prof.(Dr) Navin Sheth, Vice Chancellor of GTU said.

Top companies

In this academic year, top companies coming for campus placement will several big names from Gujarat and India. Nearly 1,750 B. Pharm, 460 M.Pharm and 320 D.Pharm students are expected to PASS OUT in the month of May-June 2018. Out of which 800 B. Pharm, 300 D. Pharm and 400 M. Pharm students (from 16 different Specializations) are expected to participate in this Centralized Placement Event planned by GTU. These students are ready to join industry on an immediate basis, as their exams will finish just before the placement fair dates.

Dean’s statement

Dr C.N. Patel, Dean of Pharmacy Section & BoG member of GTU said that till today, Centre for Pharmaceutical studies and drug delivery technology (CPSD) GTU has set out 6 successful common placement opportunities in years 2014 – 2017 and has targeted for one more such placement opportunity in this year. Each year the Centralized Pharmacy placement fair experiences increase in a number of job offers as well as a number of participating students. We are happy that now both the numbers have been reached at around 1000. To train the students for the placement fair, GTU had recorded various sessions of pre-placement workshops by eminent subject experts on various subjects.

So that Student can effectively face the interview and crack it easily. Students are required to go through these video sessions as per their convenience before they actually appear for the interview. Students may refer the videos uploaded on YouTube channel. Lessons will cover Career Option including job Openings available to Pharma Regulatory Affairs as Career Option , Pharmacist, , IPR as Career Option, IPR & Business Development in Pharma Industry, Pharmaceutical Production: Scope & Opportunities, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Marketing as Career Option, Role of Pharmacologists & Clinical Pharmacists in Industry, Soft Skills Development.


To face interview for at least 10 companies, GTU will make an arrangement so that each student will get the opportunity. GTU has divided all 70 companies into 5 broad groups. Students have to Select 02 (Two) preferences from each group, for which they would like to appear in the interview from respective Group (A, B, C, D, E) companies, so in total students can select maximum 10 (Ten) companies. Select options very carefully based on your Job Area Interest, Company and Job Location, Amit Patel, coordinator of the placement fair told.

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