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Allied Health Science Courses in Bangalore: Find Admissions 2020 Rankings, Fees, Placements

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Allied Health or Paramedical Professionals are non-physician-non-nursing healthcare providers whose main task is to deliver health and allied services to the patients. It's both a direct and support role that includes a broad range of practices and services.

Allied Health Science is divided into bachelor?s and master?s programmes. There are 22 undergraduate programmes and 10 postgraduate specialisations to choose from. All these courses are offered in both government and private medical colleges as well as independent colleges.

 

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U.G COURSES

Bachelor of Science in Medical Lab Technology (BMLT)

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology is a 3.5 years undergraduate programme. This includes three years of classroom studies and six months of internship. The programme deals with identifying and diagnosing diseases with the help of clinical laboratory tests by collecting a wide variety of samples from the body. 

Admissions are based on the marks scored in pre-university/+12 or equivalent in science. The students must have studied and passed physics, chemistry, biology as subjects and English as one of the languages. 

Students with vocational higher secondary education with physics, chemistry, biology, and English conducted by Kerala Government are also eligible for admission to allied health sciences colleges in Bangalore.

Lateral admission to this programme is open to students with a diploma from a recognised government board.
 

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom)

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Sc. in Optometry in some universities) is a four-year programme including three years of academics and one year of internship designed to help students learn the basics of vision care. They are trained to prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses. 

Admissions are based on the marks scored in pre-university/+12 or equivalent in science. The students must have studied and passed physics, chemistry, biology as subjects and English as one of the languages. 

Bachelor of Medical Record Sciences (B.M.R.S.)

Bachelor of Medical Record Sciences is a 3.5-year undergraduate programme that deals with keeping and maintaining medical records at hospitals and clinics. 

Admissions are based on the marks scored in pre-university/+12 or equivalent in science. The students must have studied and passed physics, chemistry, biology as subjects and English as one of the languages. 

Students with vocational higher secondary education with physics, chemistry, biology, and English conducted by Kerala Government are also eligible for admission to allied health sciences colleges in Bangalore.

 

Bachelor in Hospital Administration (BHA)

Bachelor in Hospital Administration is a 3-year undergraduate programme that is aimed at preparing healthcare professionals that can take care of the hospital?s administration like patient care, invoicing, admissions and discharge, interacting between patients and doctors, dealing with authorities, and more.

Admissions are based on the marks scored in pre-university/+12 or equivalent in science. The students must have studied and passed physics, chemistry, biology as subjects and English as one of the languages. 

Students with vocational higher secondary education with physics, chemistry, biology, and English conducted by Kerala Government are also eligible for admission to allied health sciences colleges in Bangalore.

Lateral admission to this programme is open to students with an appropriate diploma from a recognised government board.

 

Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatre Technology

Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatre Technology is a 3.5-year undergraduate programme that deals with the management of operation theatre. The programme includes three-years of classroom coaching and six months of internship. The professional learns to disinfect and sterilise surgical instruments, make operation bed, prepare medications, anaesthetic gases, and important medications. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Cardiac Care Technology

Bachelor of Science in Cardiac Care Technology is a 3-year full-time undergraduate programme that deals with measuring and functioning of the heart as well as assisting the doctor during invasive cardiovascular testing. 
 

Bachelor of Science in Perfusion Technology

Bachelor of Science in Perfusion Technology is a 3-year programme that deals with the study of the body and equipment used to check the body. The specialists also operate heart-lung machines and other equipment. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience Technology

Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience Technology is a 3-year undergraduate programme that deals with performing diagnostic testing procedures like EEG, EP, PSG, NCS, and ENG with or without the presence of a physician. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Renal Dialysis Technology

Bachelor of Science in Renal Dialysis Technology is a 3-year programme that is designed to help students learn to administer haemodialysis treatments to patients with renal failure. This is a support role in hospitals or private dialysis treatment centres.

 

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Technology

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care Technology is a 3-year undergraduate programme that deals with the use of technology to diagnose, treat, and manage patients with cardiopulmonary and related disorders. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Anaesthesia Technology

Bachelor of Technology in Anaesthesia Technology is a 3-year undergraduate programme that deals with learning about anaesthesia equipment and agents to ensure patients get the right dose of anaesthesia.

 

Bachelor of Science in Imaging Technology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging is a 3-year programme designed to provide students with knowledge in diagnostic imaging such as X-rays.

 

Bachelor of Science in Radiotherapy Technology

Bachelor of Science in Radiotherapy Technology is a 3-year programme that deals with using ionising radiations to treat cancer and other diseases. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Prosthetics & Orthotics

Bachelor of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics also called a Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics in some universities is a 3-year programme aimed at helping patients with neuromuscular and skeletal deficiencies. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology

Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Medicine Technology is a 3-year programme designed to help students get an understanding of nuclear medicine and allied areas such as instrumentation, imaging, radiopharmacy, radiation protection, and research methodology. 

 

Bachelor of  Science in Emergency and Trauma Care Technology

Bachelor of Science in Emergency and Trauma Care Technology is a 3-year programme that deals with the knowledge of working of equipment and machines used for serious emergency and trauma cases in hospitals.  

 

Bachelor of Science in Critical Care Technology

Bachelor of Science in Critical Care Technology is a 3-year programme designed to help specialists to take care of equipment and devices that are used during critical care or intensive care. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Medical Sociology

Bachelor of Science in Medical Sociology is a 3-year programme designed to meet the growing demand for counsellors and health education experts. They are also involved in preventing disaster as well as maintaining information.

 

Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant

Bachelor of Science in Physical Assistant is a 3-year programme that deals with providing therapeutic, diagnostic, and preventive healthcare services for all medical specialities. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Electroneurophysiology

Bachelor of Science in Electroneurophysiology is a 3-year programme that is a blend of neuroscience, cellular engineering, and signal processing. The specialist is trained to perform and interpret electrophysiology procedures. 

 

Bachelor of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Medicine

The 3-year Bachelor of Science in Reproductive and Sexual Medicine programme deals with the study of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), sexual as well as reproductive health.

 


P.G COURSES

 

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology

The 2-year Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology is a specialisation that deals with performing laboratory tests to diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases. The programme teaches diagnosing diseases at a much deeper level.

 

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology in Clinical Biochemistry

Master of Medical Lab Technology in Clinical Biochemistry is a 2-year specialisation concerned with biochemistry and diagnostics. The specialists lead the lab where these tests are performed. 

 

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology in Haematology and Blood Transfusion

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology in Haematology and Blood Transfusion is a 2-year postgraduate programme that deals with specialised practise of Haematology and Blood Transfusion. 

 

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology in Microbiology and Immunology

Master of Science in Medical Lab Technology in Microbiology and Immunology is a 2-year specialised programme in Microbiology and Immunology. The specialists will study how the body protects itself from microbes that cause infections and diseases.

 

Master of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Master of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is a 2-year postgraduate programme that deals with speech and language pathology, audiology, and related subjects. 

 

Master of Hospital Administration

Master of Hospital Administration is a 2-year postgraduate course that deals with managing hospitals or medical facilities. The specialists are trained to take a leadership position and manage the daily affairs of the hospital in a humane and caring manner.

 

Master of Science in Perfusion Technology

Master of Science in Perfusion Technology is a 2-year postgraduate degree aimed at helping the students get in-depth knowledge about cardiology.

 

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

Master of Science in Clinical Psychology is a 2-year programme that helps to provide advanced insights into the emotional, biological, and intellectual aspects of the human psyche. 

 

Master of Science in Clinical Research

Master of Science in Clinical Research is a 2-year postgraduate programme that arms professionals with quantitative and analytical skills in biostatistics, epidemiology, clinical trial design, and medical information. 

 

Master of Science in Echocardiography

Master of Science in Echocardiography is a 2-year postgraduate programme that deals with diagnosing the heart. The specialist is given theoretical and practical training in diagnosing diseases and disorders of the heart.

 

Eligibility Criteria
Stream Eligibility

B.Sc.

10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English
M.Sc. Pass in B.Sc. Allied Health Science

 

Placement And Career

Allied Health Science is an important part of the rapidly growing hospital field. With the number of hospitals and specialties growing, the need for specialists is growing too. Specialists with a degree in allied health science will make enough money.

Top Recruiters

Government hospitals, private hospitals, old-age homes, clinics, diagnostic centres, pharmaceutical firms, research firms, ENT clinics, speech and hearing clinics, private establishments, and more.

Job Analysis

Operation Theater Technician:

Operation Theater technician prepares the OT for operation, check and maintain the equipment and prepare the patient for surgery. They also assist the surgeon and anesthetist by arranging the equipment and managing supplies as per the requirement for surgery.

 

Renal Dialysis Technician

 

They play the main role in the healthcare field by providing care to patients who are afflicted with acute or chronic renal disease. They are allied health professionals who care and work closely with patients while they undergo dialysis treatment.

 

Medical Laboratory Technician

 

They provide information for patient's diagnosis and treatment after performing laboratory tests in toxicology, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology laboratories. They also receive type, test, and record blood bank inventories.

 

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Anaesthetic Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Cardiac Care Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Imaging Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Medical Laboratory Technology
UG
Diploma in Ophthalmology Technology
Diploma
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Renal Dialysis
UG
Diploma Course in Special Education (Hearing Impaired) [D.S.E. (Hearing Impaired)]
Diploma
Bachelor in Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology (BSLPA)
UG
Bachelor of Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
UG
Doctor of Philosphy (Ph.D) Speech and Hearing
PhD
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Anesthesia Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Respiratory Care Technology
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Audiology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Neuroscience Technology
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Speech and Hearing
PhD
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Operation Theater Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Medical Lab Technology (MLT)
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Laboratory Technology in Clinical Bio-Chemistry
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Medical Laboratory Technology Microbiology and Immunology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Laboratory Technology Haematology and Blood Transfusion
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Optometry
UG
Certification in Rehabilitation Therapy (C.R.T.)
Certification Course
Prosthetics & Orthotics (I.S.P.O. C.A.T. II)
PG
Bachelor in Prosthetics & Orthotics (B.P.O.)
UG
Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics (MPO)
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Echocardiography
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Perfusion Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Psychosocial Rehabilitation
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Food Processing and Technology (Honors)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Cardiac Care Technology (Honors)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Dialysis Therapy Technology (Honors)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology (Honors)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Operation Theater Technology (Honors)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Optometry (Honors)
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Molecular and Cellular Biology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Food Science and Technology
PG
Master of Health Administration
PG
Bachelor of Public Health (BPH)
UG
Master of Public Health (MPH)
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Medical Imaging Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Anaesthesia & OT Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Cardiovascular Technology
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Anatomy
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Physiology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Pharmacology
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Radiography
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Radiotherapy Technology
UG
Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology
Diploma
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Anaesthesia Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Optometry Technology
Bachelor of Public Health (Hons)
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Pharmacology
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Physiology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Ophthalmology
Master of Science (M.Sc) Nutrition and Dietetics
PG
Master of Public Health Epidemiology
PG
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health Economics and Outcomes Research
PG
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health Care quality and Safety
PG
Master of Clinical Research
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Respiratory Therapy
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Optometry (Clinical Optometry)
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Imaging Technology
PG
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Allied Health Sciences
PhD
Diploma in Vision Care Technician
Diploma
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Anesthesia and Operation Theater Technology
UG
Masters in Clinical Research
PG
Bachelor of Science in Perfusion Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) Operation Theatre Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Perfusion Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Renal Dialysis Technology
UG
Certificate Course in Neuropathology Technology
Certification Course
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Clinical Neurophysiology Technology
UG
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Biochemistry
PG
Master of Sciences (M.Sc) Biostatistics
PG
Bachelor of Science(B.Sc) Radio Imaging Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Optometry and Visual Science
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Dialysis Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Ophthalmic Technology and Optometry
UG
Bachelor of Emergency Medicine Technology
UG
Integrated B.Sc - M.Sc Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
UG
M.Sc Integrated Course in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
PG
M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology - Clinical Microbiology and Immunology
UG
M.Sc in Medical Laboratory Technology - Clinical Hematology and Blood Transfusion
UG
Master of Optometry
M.Sc in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Yoga
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc)Medical Laboratory Technology - Clinical Biochemistry
PG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Anesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Neuro Science
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Physician Assistant
UG
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Clinical Psychology
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Laboratory Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Anesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Respiratory Therapy
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Cardiac Care Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Neuro-Science Technology
PG
Bachelors of Science (B.Sc) Operation Theatre Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Operation Theatre Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Radio Therapy Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Renal Dialysis Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Respiratory Care Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Optometry Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Medical Lab Technology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Clinical Biochemistry
UG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Microbiology and Immunology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Haematology and Blood Transfusion
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc.) Epidemiology
PG
Master of Science (M.Sc) Immunology
PG
Master of Public Health (MPH) Economics and Outcomes Research
PG

FAQs

Allied health and para-health courses enable one to pursue various support roles such as nursing, diagnostics, lab technicians, and related areas. Graduates of these courses are not directly involved in the treatment like doctors and surgeons.

Allied health professionals collaborate directly with doctors and surgeons. Examples include nurses and surgery assistants. Para-health professionals provide pre and post-hospital procedures that complement the treatment offered by doctors. Examples include physiotherapists and emergency and trauma care specialists.

Yes. There are a lot of para-health professionals who work outside hospitals. Professionals such as radiologists who are mainly responsible for supporting doctors with diagnostics is an example.

Yes. With appropriate licenses and permits as applicable by the rule of the land, one can start a private business such as a diagnostic centre or a pharmacy store upon completion of these courses.

Just like mainstream medicine, one can specialise in various sub-streams in the fields of allied and para healthcare. Examples are nurses who specialise in medical-surgical procedures, postnatal care, etc.
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