BSc in Critical Care Technology

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About B.Sc in Critical Care Technology

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology is a four undergraduate course in which students learn about theoretical and practical aspects of equipment and machinery used in intensive care units such as learn Electrocardiogram (ECG), Echocardiography, Computerized Treadmill Test (TMT), Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), ExtraCorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) among others. Apart from this students learn about Operating Theatre Technology and about Critical care. 

After the completion of B.Sc in Critical Care Technology, students are well equipped to work in the Critical Care Unit, Cardiac Unit, Operation Theatre etc.

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Course Highlights

Some of the major highlights of the B.Sc in Critical Care Technology course are as follows:



Name of the course

Bachelor of Science in Critical Care Technology

Short Name

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology


3 - 4 Years



Exam Type


Minimum Qualification 

Passed in 10+2

Selection Process

Merit-Base/ Entrance Exam

Course Fee

INR 6,000  to INR 8 LPA

Average Salary


Employment Sectors

Government and Private  Hospitals, Private Clinics, Nursing Homes, Public health facilities, Clinical Laboratories etc

Job Profiles

Critical Care Technician, Intensive Care Unit, Technologist, Emergency Medicine Physician, CAT Technician, Dialysis Assistant etc.

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B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Eligibility Criteria

When applying for B.Sc in Critical Care Technology you must be familiar with the eligibility which is as follows

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12th examination from a recognised educational board with a minimum of 50% 

  • Candidates must have studied the following subjects in 10+2: Biology/ Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Physics. 

  •  The pass percentage will vary from college to college.

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Admission Process

The admission procedure followed for B.Sc in Critical Care Technology in most of the colleges is as follows:

  • In most of the colleges, the admission will be done based on the candidate’s marks secured in the 10+2 examination

  • Some colleges also release their merit list for admission, candidates qualified for the merit will be eligible to take admission in that college

  • The second way for selection to the B.Sc in Critical Care Technology is through entrance exams. Candidates are selected based on the marks they have managed to score in an institute's entrance exams. To do this, applicants must apply to the university/college first. The Institute will provide an exam schedule for applicants, and those qualified for the exam will be eligible for admission.

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Course Fee

The fee structure for B.Sc in Critical Care Technology is mentioned below. 

Institute Type

Minimum Fee

Average Fee

Maximum Fee

Government/ Public Colleges

INR 6,000/-

INR 35,300/-

INR 1.5 Lakhs

Private Colleges

INR 15,000/-

INR 2.5 Lakhs

INR 8 Lakhs

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B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Syllabus

Check out the year-wise syllabus for B.Sc in Critical Care Technology course here:-

1st Year:-


Introduction to Anatomy 

Basic Anatomical terminology

Skeleto-muscular system

Excretory system



2nd Year:-


Applied Anatomy related to critical care

Applied physiology related to critical care

Clinical Pharmacology

Clinical Microbiology and Infection control


Oxygen Therapy


Fundamentals of Electricals and electronics 

Clinical scenarios

3rd Year:-


Arterial Blood Gases

Mechanical Ventilation – Non-invasive and invasive

Care of the patient on Ventilator 

Care of the Chest tube

Cardiovascular support

Respiratory support 

Recognition of Cardiorespiratory Arrest

Basic Life Support

Advanced Life support

Care of the unconscious patient 

Basic Administration 

CSSD procedures 

Equipment maintenance and troubleshooting

Medical Ethics 

Procedural skills. 

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B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Career Options and Job Prospects

Some of the popular employment sectors and job profiles for candidates who completed their B.Sc in Critical Care Technology are as follows:-

Employment  Sectors

  • Government and Private  Hospitals

  • Private Clinics

  • Nursing Homes

  • Public health facilities

  • Clinical Laboratories


Job Profiles

  • Critical Care Technician

  • Intensive Care Unit Technologist

  • Emergency Medicine Physician

  • CAT Technician

  • Dialysis Assistant

  • Respiratory Therapist

Top Recruiters

  • Apollo Hospital

  • Max Hospital

  • Metro Hospital


  • Fortis Hospital

  • Aster Hospital

  • Manipal Hospital

B.Sc in Critical Care Technology Salary

Below is the salary of some of the popular job profiles for those who have completed their B.Sc in Critical Care Technology:-

Critical care technicians:-

Critical care technicians are professionals who respond rapidly and competently to medical emergencies. A critical care technician assesses the issues immediately like an accident scene and starts medical assistance accordingly. Critical care technicians are also trained to respond to heart attacks, gunshot wounds and assaults.

Starting Salary

Average Salary

Highest Salary

Rs 4,70,000

Rs 8,00,000

Rs 16,00,000/-

CAT Technician:-

CAT technicians are professionals who have been trained to run a computed CT scanner (CAT or CT scanner). The diagnostic images of the tissues and organs are carried out by CAT technicians.

Starting Salary

Average Salary

Highest Salary

Rs 3,00,000

Rs 4,50,000/-

Rs 6,50,000/-

Dialysis Assistant:-

A dialysis assistant or a dialysis technician is responsible for the operation of dialysis machines that remove waste, excess water and salt from the body of a patient.

Starting Salary

Average Salary

Highest Salary

Rs 3,50,000

Rs 4,00,000/-

Rs 5,00,000/-

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Related Questions


Biswajit Chakra, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Oct-05-2023
Hello Sir/Madam can you please explain what is Electro-Technical Officer Course

Tanisha Gupta, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Sept-06-2023
M.A ke parivat form kab nikalenge 2023

Rahul Raj, Student / Alumni

-Answered on May-31-2021

Dear Student,

No, B.Sc Emergency and B.Sc Critical care Technology are two different courses.B.Sc Critical care Technology is an undergraduate course in which students learn about theoretical and practical aspects of equipment and machinery used in intensive care. While the B.Sc Emergency course provides critical and intensive care to patients in the emergency ward of a hospital. Students are also trained to monitor equipment, record important data, and save vital data of patients as part of the course.

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