Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Class 10 Syllabus

Life Sciences Sector is a key futuristic sector globally comprising of Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Devices. The Indian life-sciences sector as world 3rd largest global player and with large Indian and MNC companies along with several medium and small companies together comprising of approximately 8000 active companies has seen a growth at 8 percent CAGR over the last 5 years and continue to have double digit growth projections for next five years.

Sector is currently employing 10 Lacs workforce and despite of COVID-19 pandemic impact, is expected to create 6.3 Lacs new opportunities till 2026 in an optimal growth scenario.

Unit Name Marks
1 Fundamental of Scientific Sales and Marketing 8
2 Standard operating procedures and fundamental elements of quality 5
3 Handling glassware in laboratory 7
4 Chemical storage and handling in laboratory 5
5 Fundamental science for medicine manufacturing 8
6 Fundamental of Innovation and Research to resolve real life problems 7
  Total 40

Unit 1: Fundamental of Scientific Sales and Marketing

1. Introduction to Sales and Marketing

  • Understanding the concepts of sales and marketing
  • Differentiating between sales and marketing
  • Exploring the importance of sales and marketing in business
  • Overview of the scientific approach in sales and marketing

2. Market Research and consumer Behavior

  • Understanding the role of market research in sales and marketing
  • Conducting surveys and interviews
  • Factors influencing consumer behavior
  • Understanding consumer needs and want

3. Marketing Mix, Advertising and Promotion

  • Introduction to the marketing mix (4Ps: Product, Price, Place, Promotion)
  • Introduction to advertising and promotion
  • Types of advertising media and Creating effective advertisements

Unit 2: Standard operating procedures and fundamental elements of quality

1. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and its importance

  • Discuss standard operating procedures in life sciences sector
  • Discuss SOP development process and framework
  • Explain with the help of example how SOPs help finding of what, why, how, when and who of a process
  • Discuss the types of SOP and maintenance with time

2. Identify fundamental elements of Quality Assurance

  • Discuss the role of Quality assurance in life sciences sector
  • Elaborate on QMS (quality management system)
  • Explain the use of quality manual in pharmaceutical industry
  • Discuss organizational structure and responsibility

Unit 3: Handling glassware in laboratory

1. Glassware in life sciences industry / science labs

  • Discuss the types of glassware used in pharma, biotech industry/ science lab
  • Discuss class A and class B glassware
  • Explain the process of glassware and their advantages in life sciences industry

2. Handling of glassware

  • Explain the need of proper handling of glassware
  • Discuss SOP for glassware handling
  • Discuss labeling and proper storage of glassware
  • Discuss GDP for glassware devices
  • Discuss glassware handling while heating and cooling
  • Explain the glassware cleaning SOPs

Unit 4: Chemical storage and handling in laboratory

1. Chemical storage techniques

  • Elaborate on different types of chemicals used in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry
  • Discuss labeling and storage of chemicals
  • Elaborate on handling hazardous chemicals with safety and precautions

2. Chemical handling

  • Discuss chemical handling according to SOP
  • Explain documentation practices for reagents and stocks used
  • Handling of chemicals with proper safety as per the respective SDS
  • Describe destruction procedure of laboratory reagents and acids

Unit 5: Fundamental science for medicine manufacturing

1. Introduction to Medicine Manufacturing and Chemistry of Medicines

  • Overview of the pharmaceutical industry and medicine manufacturing processes
  • Basic principles of organic chemistry related to medicine manufacturing

2. Manufacturing Processes and Regulatory Requirements

  • Overview of different manufacturing processes
  • Introduction to regulatory authorities and their roles in medicine manufacturing
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in production

3. Pharmaceutical Industry Trends and Future Developments

  • Current trends and advancements in medicine manufacturing
  • Emerging technologies and their impact on the pharmaceutical industry

Unit 6: Fundamental of Innovation and Research to resolve real life problems

1. Introduction to Innovation and Research

  • Understanding the concepts of innovation and research
  • Exploring the importance of innovation and research in problem-solving
  • Identifying real-life problems and challenges

2. Research Design and Methodology

  • Introduction to research design and methodology
  • Different types of research (qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods)

3. Innovation Process

  • Understanding the innovation process and its stages
  • Idea generation techniques (brainstorming, mind mapping, etc.)
  • Evaluating and selecting ideas for implementation

4. Intellectual Property and Patenting

  • Introduction to intellectual property rights
  • Understanding patents and their significance in innovation