Admissions open for

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
    Part time, 6 months course for working professionals, classes every Sunday.
    Admission batches starts from January and July every year. 
  • Advance Diploma in Clinical Research
    1 yr semester pattern recognized by Govt. Of Maharashtra/examination conducted
    and Diploma awarded by MSBTE.
    Admission, batches starts in July every year.
  • Customized Programs in Clinical Research
    Assignment Based Evaluation, No Written Exam required.

    Practical Training at Getwell Hospital & Research Institute, Dhantoli, Nagpur 440012.

    From the Director's desk.....

    With India rising, shining & going global, there is no better time to be an Indian than this. We are looking at a resurgent India, an economic power house striding firmly towards its rightful place in the world. It's not only a nation with billion people but a nation with billion minds to be unleashed.

    To add to this thrust, India today has the largest population of youths in the world and youths should gear themselves to encash the next boom in India after BPO which is KPO boom (KPO-Knowledge Process Outsourcing). Acquiring knowledge in specialized field like Clinical Research is going to fetch much more dividends than a routine run of the mill course. It will prove to be perfect "value add on" to your basic qualification.

    According to McKinsey report, the global clinical trial outsourcing to India in pharmaceutical industry is estimated to reach around Rs.5000 crores by year 2010 and there will be requirement of approximately 50,000 clinical research professionals, there are only few hundreds today. The compound annual growth rate of Indian clinical trials is as high as 30-50% which is quite impressive by any standards! Academy for Ethical Clinical Research Training (AECRT) is dedicated to promoting ethical and high quality clinical research education at affordable cost for both medical & non medical qualification. AECRT has approval for 'Advanced Diploma in Clinical Research" course by Maharashtra State Board of Technical Education, (approval page 2).

    So get onboard to be among first to encash KPO boom in India. Welcome to an exciting fulfilling and rewarding career in Clinical Research.

    Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar
    Director AECRT

    Dr. Rajesh Swarnakar is a Founder Director of GetWell Health & Research Institute & Consultant in Respiratory, Critical care and Sleep Medicine. He is National Board Certified Pulmonologist having cleared his DNB exam from Prestigious, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He has worked as Principal Investigator in many Clinical Research trials for many Multinationals Pharmaceutical Companies. Dr. Swarnakar is also Associate professor of Chest Medicine at NKP Salve Institute of Medical Sciences & Lata Mangeshkar Hospital, Nagpur & has more than 10 year of teaching experience with him. Dr. Swarnakar is a member of Prestigious European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society.

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