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List of Top Paramedical Courses After Class 10 - Fee, Admission Process, Eligibility, Top Colleges

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: July 12, 2022 06:01 pm IST

There are a number of paramedical courses in India that are offered after completing Class 10 examinations. Candidates interested in the same can read the full piece and finalise the best course for them. 

Paramedical Courses After 10th Class

With the increasing demand for Paramedics and gradual development in the higher education of India, candidates are now opting for different paramedical courses. The great thing about these courses is that candidates do not have to wait to complete 12 years of school education to pursue a course as many of these courses are offered after completing Class 10 as well. 

So, if you are also looking for a paramedical course to pursue after completing 10th class examinations, this article is for you. 

Types of Paramedical Courses After 10th

There are two types of Paramedical courses that are offered by colleges after completing Class 10:

  • Certificate Courses: The duration of these courses is usually less than 12 months. It can vary anywhere from 3 months to one year. 

  • Diploma Courses: The duration of these courses is usually over one year to up to 2 years.

Top Paramedical Courses to Pursue After Class 10

Listed below are the courses that you can go for after completing your Class 10 education. Some of these courses are offered at both graduation level and after 10th.




Course Type



Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant 

1 Year - 2 Years

Diploma Programme

INR 1,500 - INR 1.5 Lakh


Nursing Care Assistant (Certificate) 

6 Months - 12 Months

Certificate Course



Diploma in Ayurvedic Nursing

12 Months or More

Diploma Course

INR 50,000


Certificate in Home Based Health Care

6 Months - 2 Years

Certificate Course

Over INR 2,000


Diploma in Rural Health Care

1 Year

Diploma Programme

Up to INR 2 Lakh


Certificate in General Duty Assistant

4 Months

Certificate Course

INR 2,000 to INR 5,000


Home Health Aide (HHA)

4 Months

Certificate Course

INR 2,000 to INR 5,000


Diploma in Medical Record Technology

2 Years

Diploma Programme

Up to INR 2 Lakh


Diploma in ECG Technology

2 Years

Diploma Programme

INR 10,000


Diploma in Dialysis Techniques

2 Years

Diploma Programme

INR 15,000 to INR 55,000


Diploma in X-Ray Technology

2 Years

Diploma Programme

INR 2 Lakh - INR 3 Lakh


MRI Technician (Certificate)

3 Months - 12 Months

Certificate Course


Career Opportunities After Certificate/ Diploma Paramedical Courses

Many students believe that there are no career opportunities after completing a paramedical course after the 10th which is not true. Of course, the opportunities widen if the course is done at a graduate or postgraduate level, but that does not mean that one is not eligible for different job profiles in employment areas in the healthcare sector. Here are some of the top profiles and areas that one can explore after completing the above-mentioned courses. 

Employment Areas

  • Government Hospitals

  • Community Health Centers (CHCs)

  • Private Hospitals

  • Nursing Homes

  • Medical Writing

  • NGOs

  • Medical Colleges

  • Private Clinics

  • Doctor's Offices

  • Healthcare Systems Clinics

  • Assistant Technician

  • Dialysis Technician

  • Laboratory Technician

Job Profiles

  • Health Information Technician

  • Billing and Coding Technician

  • Medical Receptionist

  • Medical Office Manager

  • Medical Coder

  • Emergency Nurses

  • Infection Control Nurse

  • Community Health Nurse

Salary Package

  • Can vary from INR 1 LPA - INR 2.5 LPA or more.

  • The salary package increases with experience.

Top Paramedical Colleges in India

Here is a list of top colleges in India offering Paramedical courses. You can apply to these colleges without stepping out of your house by simply filling out the Common Application Form. You will be assigned experts to guide you in the admission process. 


Fee Range

GITAM University, Visakhapatnam (Deemed to be University)

INR 2,200 Per Annum - INR 4.25 LPA

Jagannath University (JU ), Jaipur

INR 43,000 Per Annum - INR 1 LPA

Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed to be University) - [MMDU] Mullana, Ambala

INR 48,000 Per Annum - INR 88,000 Per Annum

Parul University, Gujarat

INR 30,000 Per Annum - INR 1 LPA

Shoolini University (SU), Solan

Up to INR 83,000 Per Annum

Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Vizianagaram

INR 50,000 Per Annum - INR 2.5 LPA

IIHMR University (IIHMR), Jaipur


Amity University, Jaipur

INR 50,000 Per Annum to INR 2.5 LPA

Jagannath Institute of Management Sciences - (JIMS) Sector-3 Rohini, Delhi

INR 22,500 Per Annum, INR 1.5 LPA

Hope the above-mentioned information will help you finalise the best course and college to pursue a paramedical course. 

Good Luck!


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