Small and Medium Pharmaceutical Industry Centre (SMPIC)


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Department of pharmaceuticals, Government of India announced the setting up of a dedicated centre for small and medium pharmaceutical industry (SMPI) at pharmaceutical advisory forum (PAF) on 23rd April 2008. Small and medium pharmaceutical industry centre (SMPIC) came into existence on 23rd February, 2009. This centre aims at creating commercial synergy between industry and academia, and furthering the spirit of cooperation.


  • To develop training programs to match the requirements of the small and medium enterprise (SME) in pharma sector.

  • To train science and pharmacy graduates in the state-of-the-art instrumentation facilities and regulatory requirements.

  • To offer the expertise available with the faculty members of the Institute in solving specific problems of SME companies.

  • To develop and assist SME pharma units to meet global challenges, besides Schedule M, Good Laboratory Practices and other regulatory requirements.

  • To provide and coordinate other services of NIPER faculties.



Training combined with hands-on experience, is a useful combination that helps the participants to understand the latest analytical techniques and apply them in their daily operations. The courses are designed to aid in understanding the operation, daily working, analysis, calibration, troubleshooting and software handling. A certificate is provided after evaluation of the performance of the participant. So far 911 participants from industry and academia have utilized these trainings to enhance their skills. Following modules on hands-on practical training courses are offered by SMPIC.





High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

5 days

Rs 3000/- for students; Rs 5000/- for others

Gas Chromatography (GC) and Fourier Transformer-Infra Red Spectroscopy (FTIR)

5 days

Rs 3000/- for students; Rs 5000/- for others

Practical Training on Plant Operations, Machinery and in-process Testing in collaboration with Technology Development Centre (TDC)

10 days

Rs 5000/- for students; Rs 7000/- for others

*Students have to submit proof of identity


  Who can attend?

  • QC/QA personnel from pharmaceutical industry.

  • Graduate, post-graduate, research students of pharmacy, science, technology and engineering.

  • Technical  personnel from drug regulatory authorities.

 Training Calendar

The hands-on trainings are conducted through-out the year. Training Calendar 2023 and Application Form



Seminars are periodically organized by SMPIC on issues relevant to SME pharmaceutical companies. 46 seminar/webinars have already been organised by SMPIC on topics like GMP/GLP, documentation, formulations, enviorment etc. 1962 participants from industry and academia have attended these seminars. The seminars include interactive sessions thus addressing scientific queries in effective manner. SMPIC provides an impartial setting that fosters sharing of information between industry, government, academia and individuals, thus providing valuable linkages across a wide spectrum of interest in the pharmaceutical industry. The topics for the upcoming events are announced one month in advance. 



88 pharma SMEs have become  members of SMPIC.  New members from Pharmaceutical industry are registered by submitting the dually filled membership form to SMPIC. The life time registration fee is Rs1000. The fee can be submitted in the form of DD (in favour of Director, NIPER)  along with the membership form. A hard copy of drug manufacturing licence  and SME registration number  is also required to be provided.

List of Registered Members of SMPIC

SMPIC Membership Form




Pharma units Registered with SMPIC can avail 50% concession on analytical testing facilities available at NIPER SAS Nagar

List of Equipments at CIL (NIPER, S.A.S. Nagar)

Analysis Charges  

Sample Submission Procedure  

Sample Request Form 



National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)

Small and Medium Pharmaceutical Industry Centre (SMPIC),

Block G, Sector-67, S.A.S Nagar, Punjab-160062.

Tel: +91-172-2292032

email: smpic[at]



Glimpse of Seminars/Webinars

Glimpse of Trainings @SMPIC   

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