Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 2,60,000 / Year

23 courses | 5 colleges

About Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT)

With the commercialization of the medical sector, the demand for Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) courses have increased. Every hospital wants individuals who are skilled in operating and maintaining medical instruments. Students are taught a generic course in the first year of the programme. In further years, the course progresses on the basis of the specialization selected by the students in the second year. With the fast emerging technology and medical sectors, Indian medical organisations need skilled paramedics at hospitals as well as for research.

Specialisations:

  • Laboratory
  • Radiography
  • Optometry
  • Operation Theatre
  • Perfusion
  • Community Medicine & Emergency Medical Services
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Radiotherapy
  • Neurology
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Cardiology
  • Endoscopy

Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 (Chemistry, Biology & Physics)
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 45%

 

BPMT Admission Process:

Some colleges select students for BPMT courses on the basis of merit in class 12 board exams, however, few of them conduct direct admissions without merit list.

Admissions in many of the prestigious colleges are also done on the basis of state level entrance exams such as CET. Scores secured by candidates in such entrance exams are used to prepare the merit list for admissions. Popular entrance exams for BPMT are listed below:

  • MHTCET
  • GCET
  • Kerala CEE
  • AP EAMCET

Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) Syllabus

Anatomy

Pathology

Pharmacology

Forensic Medicine

Physiology

General Medical & Surgical

Health & Sanitation

Nursing

Biochemistry

Micro-Biology

Community organization

Paramedics in Medical & Surgical Emergencies (PMS)

Hospital Management

 

 

Career Options and Job Prospects

With so many different specialisations available under the BPMT course, there are numerous job opportunities available in this field. Various hospitals in India hire BPMT graduates to handle medical equipment. Another good career option after pursuing this course is starting a private pathology lab to diagnose diseases for people. Jobs are also available in government hospitals and departments. Candidates can also take up careers in teaching, research and development. Following are some popular job profiles that can be pursued after BPMT:

  • Endoscopy Technicians
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Blood Transfusion Technician
  • Operation Theatre Technician
  • Professor
  • Paramedical Researcher

Technicians working in hospitals can earn Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 20,000 after completing the BPTM course. After gaining experience in the field and pursuing masters, the salary scope is better. Private labs often pay better salaries and lab technicians can earn up to Rs. 4 lakh per annum. Though government jobs pay less than private jobs, they offer lucrative perks along with the salary package. Blood Transfusion Technicians also earn good money after gaining experience and can get packages of up to Rs. 9 lakh per annum.