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Proclaim Your Passion

Passion Selection

About the Advanced Credit Program

Chandigarh University’s Passion to Profession through Advanced Credit Program offers a unique pathway for bright and inquisitive young minds to develop their career by enjoying their passion. This specialized certification program is offered to UG and PG students seeking admission to Chandigarh University. Besides pursuing their passion, the students will earn University credits while developing the primordial knowledge and skills for the program to which they are interested in taking admission. This program comprises three distinct levels, each tailored to provide students with a progressive and comprehensive learning experience.

Significance of Earning Academic Credits

Obtaining credits in specific courses implies that a student has exhibited proficiency in those subjects. Consequently, they might be exempted from retaking those courses or have the opportunity to progress to more advanced levels directly. This minimizes the required number of courses, enabling them to concentrate on other subjects or explore additional courses. Advanced earned credits streamline a student's academic path, potentially reducing the duration needed to finish their degree or program. It lessens the student's time and energy commitments, allowing them to allocate those resources to other subjects and dedicate more time to prepare for job placements.


  • ACADEMIC CREDITS:   Earn credits for your professional studies
  • FREE CERTIFICATION:   Get free nationally recognized Certificate
  • PASSION EXPOSURE:   Share your passions and skills with the world
  • GLOBAL VALUES & PROGRAM CONCEPTS:   Imbibe global values and learn program concepts
  • UNIVERSITY CLUBS & GROUPS:   Confirmed membership in university clubs and societies

Pre requisite


Day-wise Schedule

S. No.






Introduction and Live Interaction

1 Hour 30 Mins



Flipped Classroom

1 Hour 30 Mins



Live Interaction, Query Session

1 Hour 30 Mins



Assignment Allotment, Assignment Preparation and Submission

3 hours





Live Hands-on Practice/ Case Study

1 Hour 30 Mins


Self Study

6 Hours

Total Engagement Hours

15 Hours

In case any query please mail on acp@cumail.in

  • Level 2

Universal Human Values and Ethics

Passion Selection

Introduction to the Course

The Level 2 of Passion to Profession through Advanced Credit Program is focussed on inculcating global values in the aspirants.

The course will improve aspirant’s morale. The aspirants will be able to bring in right conduct in their behaviour. The said values and ethics training program will aim at improving the professionalism and the effectiveness of individuals.

The aspirant will be engaged in series of lessons based on value inculcation which will earn them a values certificate.


Developing universally recognized spiritual, compassionate and dynamic minds with positive and ethical thought process through global values instillation & certification.

Pre requisite


Course Outcome

On successful completion of course:
  • The aspirants will be able to communicate effectively and confidently with the society.
  • The aspirants will become able to take up pressure situations and participate in work with dedication.
  • The aspirants will become able to represent themselves as spiritual, compassionate and dynamic minds with positive and ethical thought process.

Course Content

  • Live interaction on passion.
  • Lecture series on ethical values (Self Learning Materials).
  • Others as per flow.

Course Schedule


Topic to be Covered (1.5 Hour per Day)

Day 1

Live interaction on course

Day 2

Lecture Series start….

Day 3

Lecture Series cont.…

Day 4

Lecture Series cont.…

Day 5

Lecture Series end.…

Day 6

Live interactions, Doubt Sessions and Feedback

Day 7

MCQ-based Quiz

In case any query please mail on acp@cumail.in

  • Level 3

Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Introduction to the Course

Chandigarh University is offering an Advanced Credit Program on ‘Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Sciences’ that will prepare you to adapt to curriculum and study the contents under various courses at the university level. It will also extend an opportunity understand and help in decision making in context to pursuance of career in various domains associated with this nobel profession of pharmaceutical sciences like academics, research and development, entrepreneurship etc. This program will provide you with some fundamental concepts and knowledge needed to progress in the pharmacy profession via a short-term learning experience.

  • Sessions are taken by certified and experienced professionals.
  • Sessions are based on a self-paced learning approach. So, candidates can practice later on from provided resources.
  • Workshop will be helpful to understand course curriculum, history and importance of Pharmacy profession, parts of prescription, route of administration and types of dosage forms along with career prospects in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Course Details & Syllabus


Course Code:








Course Type*



Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Sciences








Course Objectives

i) Prime objective of this workshop is to provide overall knowledge about pharmacy profession which is playing a vital role in the modern health care system of our country

ii) Moreover, candidates will be enabled to choose the right career according to their learning ability and desirable skill set.



`Course Outcome

I) Attain expertise in general definitions and terminology used in Pharmaceutical Sciences.

ii) Demonstrate the academic and communication skills required for University education, the scope of pharmacy along with business opportunities in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Course Contents

Historical background and development of the profession of pharmacy - History of the profession of Pharmacy in India in relation to pharmacy education, industry, and organization, Pharmacy as a career, Pharmacopoeias: Introduction to IP, BP, USP and Extra Pharmacopoeia.

General Pharmacology

Definition, historical landmarks and scope of pharmacology, nature and source of drugs, essential

drugs concept and routes of drug administration.


Natural phytopharmaceuticals

Definition, history, scope and development of Pharmacognosy, Sources of Drugs – Plants, Animals and Marine. Role of natural drugs in modern era. Role of Pharmacognosy in allopathy and traditional systems of medicine namely, Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, Homeopathy and Chinese systems of medicine.

Course Schedule


Topic to be Covered (1.5 Hour per Day)

Day 1

Introduction to courses in pharmacy

Day 2

History of Pharmacy

Day 3

Classification of dosage forms based on the route of administration

Day 4

Dosage forms – Different types

Day 5

Natural sources of pharmaceuticals

Day 6

Career opportunities in the field of pharmacy


Reference Books:
  • C. Ansel et al., Pharmaceutical Dosage Form and Drug Delivery System, Lippincott Williams and Walkins, New Delhi.
  • Carter S.J., Cooper and Gunn’s-Dispensing for Pharmaceutical Students, CBS publishers, New Delhi.
  • E. Aulton, Pharmaceutics, The Science& Dosage Form Design, Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh.
  • Indian Pharmacopoeia 2015.
  • British pharmacopoeia 2018.
  • Theory and Practice of Industrial Pharmacy,Lea & Febiger Publisher, The University of Michigan.
  • Alfonso R. Gennaro Remington.The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, Lippincott Williams, New Delhi. 8.
  • Carter S.J., Cooper and Gunn’s. Tutorial Pharmacy, CBS Publications, New Delhi.
  • A. Rawlins, Bentley’s Text Book of Pharmaceutics, Elsevier Health Sciences, USA.
  • Rang H. P., Dale M. M., Ritter J. M., Flower R. J., Rang and Dale’s Pharmacology, Churchil Livingstone Elsevier.1998.
  • Katzung B. G., Masters S. B., Trevor A. J., Basic and clinical pharmacology, Tata Mc Graw-Hill, 1997.
  • Modern Pharmaceutics by Gilbert S. Banker & C.T. Rhodes, 3rd Edition,2001.
  • Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy, 20th edition Pharmaceutical Science (RPS), 201.
  • Textbook of pharmacognosy by CK Kokate, AP Purohit and SB Gokhale. Nirali Publication, Delhi, 2015

Program Co-ordinator




Dr. Kundan Singh Bora



What Students say about the Program

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An incredible experience of learning beyond boundaries.

Engaging in Chandigarh University's Advanced Credit Program (ACP) was a great learning experience for me. Opting for my passion, Cricket, in this program not only earned me academic credits but also provided a unique platform to sharpen my skills. The faculty was exceptional, offering valuable guidance and insights that went beyond the classroom. ACP empowered me to enhance my passion-based skills. The blend of insightful learning and the support of dedicated faculty made my ACP experience truly enriching, setting the stage for both academic success and personal growth.

Seamless learning experience with personal growth.

Completing the Advanced Credit Program at Chandigarh University had a profound impact on my academic journey. The three-level program provided a seamless learning journey, allowing me to probe into my chosen subjects at my own pace. This program not only reduced the demands of my academic schedule but also equipped me with valuable skills. The best part – it's free! The nationally recognized certification adds an extra edge to my profile. Thanks to Chandigarh University, I not only excelled academically but also had the freedom to explore my passions and develop practical skills.
It was truly a transformative experience!

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Embarking on Chandigarh University's Advanced Credit Program was a transformative experience enriched by exceptional faculty guidance. Completing this program became a defining milestone in my academic journey. This program allowed me to navigate my courses seamlessly, while the invaluable support and expertise of the faculty were instrumental in my success. The program's free accessibility and nationally recognized certification provided a remarkable boost to my academic profile. Chandigarh University's commitment to quality education and supportive faculty has not only lightened my academic load but also significantly contributed to my growth and confidence as a student.

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