B.V. PATEL PERD CENTRE invites applications

For a temporary position of Junior Research Fellow (JRF) under the sponsored research project by Science and Engineering Research Board (Start-Up Research Grant-Young Scientists) on contract basis at Department of Medicinal Chemistry,, B. V. Patel PERD Centre, Ahmedabad, as per following details:
Project Title

Design and Synthesis of Novel 7-Aazindole Derivatives as Potent Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Kinase Inhibitor: A Search for Lung Cancer Drug (File No. YSS/2015/001019)

Educational Qualifications

M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) or M.Pharm. (Medicinal/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry) with at least 55% marks. CSIR-NET including LS/GATE/JAM/GPAT qualified candidates will be preferred.


Fellowship + HRA (As per DST norms).

Number of vacancies


The engagement will be initially for a period of one year which may be extended up to three years maximum depending on the duration of the sponsored project/satisfactory performance or conduct of the appointee. The appointment will be purely on temporary basis.

How to Apply:
Applications giving full particulars (Resume or CV) in the following format may kindly be submitted: (1) Name of the applicant, (2) Date of Birth, (3) Educational Qualification (furnish details commencing from SSC), (4) Experience details if any, (5) Address for communication, (6) Mobile No./Email address, (7) Recent passport size photograph. Duly signed application with above information along with photo-copies of relevant certificates/testimonials should be sent in hard copy to: Director, B. V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education & Research Development (PERD) Centre, S.G. Highway, Thaltej, Ahmedabad-380054 or in soft copy to; .Position will remain open till it gets filled 

Short-listed Candidates will be intimated through e-mail and no separate call letter will be issued. The original certificates should be produced at the time of interview. No TA/DA will be admissible for appearing the interview
B. V. Patel PERD Centre
S.G. Highway, Thaltej, 
Phone: +91 79 27439375/27416409

Recruitment at B.V. PATEL PERD CENTRE for

Date : 30/03/2017

    • *Post : Scientific Assistant in Department of Analytical Chemistry
    • Qualification: M.Pharm./M.S.(Pharm)/Fresh Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry /Pharmaceutical Analysis / Quality Assurance with good academic record
    • Age Limit: 40 years
    • Desirable : 2-3 years experience of method development and handling  analytical instruments like HPLC, LC/MS/, spectrophotometer, flash chromatography etc.
    • Salary: Based on experience and Qualification
    • Last Date: Position will remain open till it gets filled


    Candidates possessing the requisite qualifications may submit their applications along with their Bio-data to The Director, B.V. Patel Pharmaceutical Education and Research Development (PERD) Centre, S.G. Highway, near Sola bridge, Thaltej, Ahmedabad-380054, Gujarat (please write on the envelope ‘application for the post of ‘scientific assistant’), application can also be sent electronically as PDF to, subject line of the mail should contain ‘application for the post of scientific assistant’.Please also arrange to send reference letter from two referees directly to Director, PERD Centre with full confidentiality on above mentioned address. Initial appointment will be on one year contract basis with consolidated salary. Contract renewal/regularization will be based on institute’s interest and candidates performance after one year.


    *Please note mere having essential qualification does not entitle you to get an interview call. No TA.DA will be paid to any candidate for attending interview. Competent authorities can relax the essential qualification for meritorious candidate. Institute reserve right for all the decisions regarding the post. No queries will be entertained in this regard.


    Recruitment at B.V. PATEL PERD CENTRE for

    We are looking for dynamic, innovative and result oriented individual to be part of our Research Institute.


    Position :  Marketing Executive                     Qualification: Pharmacy Graduate with MBA

    Location: Ahmedabad





  • Candidates must have excellent communication & interpersonal skills with proven track records.
  • Preference will be given to applicants having some knowledge in pharmacy.


Applicants may send their resume and recent photo by post/courier or e-mail at the following address:


The Director,
B.V. Patel PERD Centre, Nr. Sola Bridge, S.G. Highway,
Thaltej, Ahmedabad: 380054.


B.V. PATEL PERD CENTRE offers short term training/dissertation

Cell and Molecular Biology

Department offers dissertation/short term training in Molecular biology, Cell biology, Immunology and Bioinformatics.
Techniques: Cloning, PCR, Protein expression, Protein characterisation, Protein purification, Mammalian Cell culture, ELISA, Epitope identification and mapping, Cell based reporter assays, Cell-based assays, Cell death analysis, Biochemical assays, Enzyme assays for free radical biology.

Training Period: 1 -12 months depending upon the project

Medicinal Chemistry

Department offers dissertation/short term training in,

Literature search and importance of it in setting up a reaction; Precautions and preventive measures to be taken while handling hazardous chemicals; Significance of the symbols written on the chemicals; Different solvents used and method of drying solvents followed by distillation; Use of Rotaevaporator for distillation; Demonstration of vacuum distillation; Setting up of reaction for synthesis of small heterocyclic molecules and their intermediates; Preparation of handmade glass TLC plates; Monitoring of the reaction by TLC; Work up of the reaction; Purification by different methods; Re-crystallization, Column chromatography; Determination of melting point.

Training period: About 5-6 weeks

Dissertation depends upon the student's CV and the discretion of the faculty. It may usually synthesis of some series of molecules without infringing the existing research or project work.


Department offers dissertation/short term training in:

Nanoformulations- This will cover formulation development (Viz., SEEDS/SMEDDS, Microspheres, Solid Lipid Nanoparticle, Nanostructred Lipid Carriers etc) using High pressure homogenizer, High speed homogenizer, Probe sonicator and its evaluation for particle size, Zeta potential using Laser diffraction (DLS) technique and in-vitro and ex-vivo release study

Topical/transdermal formulations- This will include formulation development using Mathis lab coater and drug release and permeation evaluation, in-vitro and ex-vivo, using Franz diffusion assembly. Soilds-Oral tablet/capsule/pellets formulation development and its complete evaluation (viz., IP/QC parameters, DT, Dissolution characterization)

Semisolids: Fabrication of creams, ointments, hydrogels and their complete evaluation (viscosity, soild content, pH, stability etc)

Particle engineering: Drug solubility improvement, polymorphism, physico-mechanical properties of drugs and polymers using spray drying, ultrasonication, co-crystallization techniques.

Various software training can also be chosen as a part of training program. This includes QbD approach, Design Expert, IVIVC software (using Kinetica software), calculation of dissolution studies and model fitting, statistics, ANOVA etc

The candidate can select part of any module from the above

Time duration: Depends upon module selected

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Department offers dissertation/short term training in Techniques: Animal handling; Animal model development; Efficacy Studies for herbal/synthetic and biotech drugs; Toxicological Studies; Animal Phamacokinetic studies

Training Period: 3-6 months

Phytochemistry and Pharmacognosy

Department offers dissertation/short term training in two areas of Plant Sciences -

Phytochemistry: Physicochemical standardization, TLC fingerprinting, marker compound estimation Techniques - HPTLC, HPLC

Biotechnology: Tissue culture, Genetic engineering, Molecular biology, Molecular markers and DNA barcoding.

Techniques - Micropropagation, Shoot/Root/Callus/Suspension/Hairy root culture, PCR, Gel electrophoesis, AFLP, RAPD

Training Period: 1 -12 months depending upon project

Fees: Depending upon the duration and type of project for each department

For Further Enquiries please write to:

B. V. Patel PERD Centre
S.G. Highway, Thaltej,
Phone: +91 79 27439375/27416409



Applications are invited for Ph.D. admission at PERD Centre in:

  • Analytical Chemistry,
  • Biotechnology (Plant and Animal),
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology,
  • Clinical Research,
  • Medicinal Chemistry,
  • Life Sciences,
  • Cell biology
  • All branches of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Qualification :

First Class in M. Sc / M. Pharm. (option for applying for SRF available).

Fellowship :

Limited fellowships of Rs. 10,000/- per month available for students.


NET qualified students will be given preference.

Candidates possessing the requisite qualifications may submit their applications along with their Bio-data by post to the following address:

B. V. Patel PERD Centre
S.G. Highway, Thaltej, Ahmedabad-380054