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N. Dip. / B. Tech.: Clinical Technology  

 

1.             Admission Requirements

 

Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification

 

Selection

Prerequisite subjects

Recommended subjects

Candidates must successfully complete the selection process

Physical Science, Biology/Physiology and Mathematics at Grade-12 level with at least 50% on SG or 40% on HG

None

 

2.      Duration of Course

 

N. Dip.: three years full-time / B. Tech.: four years full-time

 

2.             Subjects

 

There are seven options available in the third and fourth years: Cardiology, Nephrology, Neurophysiology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Reproductive Biology, and Perfusion. A candidate must choose one of the above-mentioned speciality areas.

 

First year

Second year

Third year

Fourth year

Anatomy I

Anatomy and Physiology II

Compulsary subjects per speciality:

Speciality subject followed in third year AND

Physiology I

Computer Applications I

Clinical Technology Practice III

Principles of Management I

Chemistry I

Biomedical Apparatus and Procedures I

Research Methodology:  Natural Sciences

Physics I

Organ and System Pathophysiology I

Biomedical Apparatus III

 

Calculations and Statistics I

Pharmacology II

Clinical Practice III

Psychodynamics I

 

 

 

Upon successful completion of the first three years of study students are awarded the National Diploma. They then qualify to enrol for a fourth year of study to obtain the B. Tech. degree.