Medical Representative (M.R) is a good career option after xii or graduation.What skills you need is only a good spoken English,confidence and a positive attitude.If you are a science graduate then it good otherwise don’t worry. There are few companies who take simple graduate too.Medical representative are actually sales job where you have to promote your company’s products to doctors and request them for prescription.You also have to meet retailers/pharmacist for the availability of your drugs and inform them about wholesale dealers of your area who keep your company’s medicine.you have to be smart enough to convince the doctor to prescribe your medicine
To become a pharma sales professional you have to upload your resume on company’s website.You can look at times ascent which is published in Time of India on wednesday.A lot of MNC requires B.pharma/MBA too.But you don’t have to study hard to go in to this field.You should love travelling,ready to relocate,a valid driving license and your own bike
There are a lot of pharma companies like cipla,ranbaxy,emcure,alkem,ipca,mankind etc which gives good package to the freshers.A lot of MNCs like pfizer,Boehringer Ingelheim,novartis,Mylan,BMS are preferred choice of the employees
If you do good sales for the company you can become ASM(area sales manager) where you will handle a team of four to five medical reps. Career ladder is MR ASM RSM ZSM NSM GM SALES DIRECTOR MANAGRING DIRECTOR.