GLP Certification is a set of principles intended to assure the quality and integrity of non-clinical laboratory studies that are intended to support research or marketing permits for products regulated by government agencies. Whilst most commonly associated with drug development in the pharmaceutical industry, it also applies to ingredients and formulations used in the cosmetics and chemical industries and covers products that might be applied to the skin, eyes or hair, or ingested.

GLP Certification governs the organisational processes and conditions under which non-clinical safety studies are conducted and makes sure they are:

  • Planned
  • Performed
  • Monitored
  • Reported
  • Archived

This ensures the uniformity, consistency, reliability, reproducibility, quality and integrity of studies and gives confidence in the assessment of the safety of a product or ingredient.

Certified Study Resources

  • Introduction to Good Laboratory Practice
  • All about GLP Certification documentation
  • GLP compliance & preparation for certification; ISO / IEC 17025: 2005 & Laboratory accreditation
  • About GLP audits and Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Computer-based record keeping in laboratory
  • General Good Testing Conduct, Inspection of a testing facility
  • GLP as given by OECD, FDA etc (International perspective)
  • Management, Personnel, Buildings & Equipment
  • GLP for Quality Assurance, Method Validation
  • Case studies

Assessment & Certification

All the participants are expected to appear for online assessment. After successfully qualifying the examination, the participants will be certified as Good Laboratory Practices Professional by IGMPI. For all the above mentioned elaborate study resources, assessment test papers and case studies would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well. The certification will be awarded after the required levels of knowledge, skills, professionalism and attitude are assessed through the IGMPI assessment process.


In case the participant is not able to pass the certification exam in first attempt/exam notification, he/she will have to re-register for the next scheduled examination by submitting re-registration form along with the re-registration fee of Rs. 1500/-(50 USD). However, the participants will be given sufficient flexibility in scheduling their “First” certification exam.

Corporate Relations

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, IPCA Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, Allergy Therapeutics, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Ranbaxy , Biocon etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our Professionals and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Food industries on regular basis.

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