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    Paramedical Courses

    About Paramedical Courses

    Paramedical Courses are professional medical training courses that focus on training candidates to provide medical services without the supervision of a doctor. Students can develop their careers in the medical field in a short period and at a small cost. Paramedical Courses include courses like nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, and nutrition. Paramedics after completing their degree help in diagnosing the disease of a person through blood tests, MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound, etc. They also help the doctors in their effort to provide the best treatment available to the patients. 

    Paramedical Courses are being offered at undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma level. There are various certificate courses for the students who are interested in the medical field. Even after completion of class 10th, students can study paramedical by opting for diploma courses like Diploma in Rural Health Care, Diploma in X-Ray Technology, Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant, etc. When opting for an undergraduate course students need to complete their class 12th from a recognized board scoring 50+ percent in the science stream and should have taken biology as one of the subjects of study. 

    Paramedical Courses enable the students to have a career in the medical field without qualifying NEET. The health sector is one the most crucial parts of the economy where the requirement for health and medical staff is constantly increasing. Paramedics are considered the backbone of the medical industry since they provide medical services and assist doctors in carrying out critical medical cases. The average salary after Paramedical courses in India is 18,000 INR per month for an entry-level technician profile and goes further up to 50,000 INR per month. 

    Paramedical Courses Highlights

    Some of the major highlights of Paramedical Courses are added below:

    Course 

    Paramedical Course

    Paramedical Course Types 

    • Certificate courses 
    • Diploma Courses 
    • Undergraduate Courses 
    • Postgraduate Courses 
    • Ph.D. Courses

    Duration 

    • 6 months to 1 year for certificate courses. 
    • 2 years for a diploma courses 
    • 3 to 4 years for undergraduate courses 
    • 2 years for postgraduate courses 
    • 2 to 4 years for a Ph.D. courses

    Average fee 

    • Certificate Courses: INR 35,000 
    • Diploma Courses: INR 75,000 
    • Undergraduate Courses: INR 15,00,000
    • Postgraduate Courses: INR 18,00,000 
    • Ph.D. Courses: INR 60,00,000

    Paramedical Courses Eligibility criteria 

    • For bachelor courses in paramedical, students must have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board with 50% in the science stream including physics, chemistry, and biology. 
    • For master's courses, students must have completed their bachelor's in paramedical courses. 
    • For Ph.D. level courses master's degree is a 
    • prerequisite. 
    • Diploma courses can be pursued after completion of the class 10th with an aggregate score of 50%.

    Entrance exams 

    • NEET UG & PG: NEET is acceptable in all the medical fields for admission but for admission in paramedical courses you don't need to appear only for NEET.
    • AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences Exam
    • MHT-CET: For studying Paramedical Courses in Maharashtra it is important to qualify for this entrance test. 
    • OET: Occupational English Test, this examination is for the students who are planning to start their careers in the healthcare industry of English-speaking countries.

    Average Salary & Job Prospects

    The average salary of a Paramedic initially is around INR 3 lakhs per year with career options as mentioned below. 

    • Emergency medical technicians 
    • X-ray technicians 
    • Dialysis technicians 
    • Hospital administration healthcare professionals
    • Operation Theater Technicians 
    • Medical lab technicians

    Who should opt for Paramedical Courses?

    Students who are willing to enter the medical field without appearing in NEET exams can opt for paramedical courses. Students can start their learning after completion of the class 10th by choosing a diploma course in paramedical such as Diploma in Physiotherapy, Diploma in Medical Radiography Technology, Diploma in Dental Lab Technician, etc. The career scope of Paramedics in India as well as abroad has flourished because of the increase in demand for medical services and the development of medical infrastructure. Students who are aiming for jobs like Nurses, Pharmacologists, Physicians, Physiotherapists, Technicians, Occupational Therapists, etc where the scope is vast and high earning potential in both private and public firms can opt for pursuing Paramedical Courses. Also, those who possess medical skills and interests are willing to help people move ahead with this course as well. 
     

    Why choose Paramedical Courses?

    The demand for the paramedical courses and paramedics have been increasing due to the ever-increasing demand for medical staff requirements after the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak. 

    • The training Paramedical courses do not take a long time to join the workforce. With the completion of a 1year course in Paramedical, a student becomes employable in this field. 
    • The high demand for paramedical jobs can drive one to get a high-paying job. The average salary of a Paramedic initially is around INR 3 lakhs per year. However, the earning potential can increase when gained experience up to 6 years per lakh. 
    • The stability of the job is high as well because of the important role of the healthcare industry in any nation. The job, salary, or growth prospects will not be affected by any factor in the market. 

    List of Popular Paramedical Courses

    Here are some of the top 10 paramedical courses that must know about: 

    1. B.Sc in Nursing 

    2. Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant 

    3. M.Sc in Community Health Nursing 

    4. M.Sc in Obstetrics & Gynecology Nursing 

    5. M.Sc in Psychiatric Nursing 

    6. M.Sc in Health Nursing 

    7. M.Sc in Pediatric Nursing 

    8. MD in Pathology 

    9. MD in Anesthesia 

    10. MD in Radiodiagnosis 

    Paramedical Course Eligibility Criteria

    The eligibility criteria for pursuing Paramedical Courses may differ for each college/ university. However, some of the general requirements for students to be eligible for Paramedical Courses are given as follows: 

    • Students must have completed their 10+2 from a recognized board of education scoring an aggregate of 50% or a mark specified by the university. 
    • Students must have studied their 12th in the science stream including physics, chemistry, and biology as their subject of study. 
    • To apply for postgraduate courses, students are necessarily required to complete their bachelor's degree in Paramedical courses.

    Types of Paramedical Courses

    Paramedical courses are available in the following types: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree course 
    • Diploma course 
    • Certificate course 
    • Postgraduate Course 

    Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedical Courses (Duration - Three to Four years) 

    • Bachelor of Radiation Technology 
    • Bachelor of Physiotherapy 
    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy 
    • BSc Nursing 
    • BSc in Dialysis Therapy 
    • BSc Medical Lab Technology 
    • BSc in Optometry 
    • BSc in X-Ray Technology 
    • BSc in Nuclear Medicine Technology 
    • BSc in Operation Theater Technology 
    • BSc in Medical Record Technology 
    • BSc in Medical Imaging Technology 
    • BSc in Anesthesia Technology 

    Diploma in Paramedical Courses (Duration – One to three years)

    • Diploma in OT Technician 
    • Diploma in Rural Health Care 
    • GNM 
    • ANM 
    • Diploma in Dental Hygienist 
    • Diploma in Occupational Therapy 
    • Diploma in Dialysis Technology 
    • Diploma in X-Ray Technology 
    • Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant 
    • Diploma in Physiotherapy 

    Certificate in Paramedical Courses (Duration – Six months to two years) 

    • Certificate in X-Ray Technician 
    • Certificate in ECG and CT Scan Technician 
    • Certificate – Technician/ Lab Assistant 
    • Certificate in Nursing Care Assistant 
    • Certificate – Dental Assistant 
    • Certificate in HIV and Family Education 
    • Certificate in Rural Health Care
    • Certificate in Dialysis Technician 
    • Certificate in Home Based Health Care 

    Postgraduate Paramedical Courses in Science (Duration – one to two years) 

    • Master of Radiation Technology 
    • Master of Medical Lab. Technology 
    • Master of Optometry & Ophthalmic Technology 
    • Master of Pathology Technology 
    • PG Diploma in Maternal & Child Health 
    • PG Diploma in Geriatric Medicine 
    • PG Diploma in Hospital & Health Management 
    • Master of Occupational therapy 
    • Master of Physiotherapy 
    • MSc Nursing 
    • Master of Pharmacy 
    • Master of Veterinary & Public Health 
    • Master of Hospital Administration

    Difference between Paramedical Courses and Pharmacy

    Although both the courses are related to the medical field, they are not similar or interchangeable. Paramedics focus on providing training and knowledge to their students for providing medical services when required or in an emergency when the doctor is not available. They are trained for handling situations of panic and communicating with patients to understand them and examine them closely. They are also taught to coordinate and help the doctors during the time of operations. 

    On the other hand, students of pharmacy are taught the study and development of different medicines. Students are made sure of pharmaceutical medicines/drugs that are safe and effective. Pharmacists are not directly in contact with the patients and handle situations of panic or emergency. 
     

    How to get Admission in Paramedical Courses?

    For getting admission to the paramedical courses a student needs to fulfill the eligibility criteria depending on the level of the course and other requirements specified by the institution. Here are some of the general requirements for admission to Paramedical Courses: 

    • For getting admission to diploma courses, students after completion of the class 10th with an aggregate score of 50% can take up the course. 
    • Students scoring 50% in their 10+2 from a science stream(physics, chemistry, and biology) can take up the bachelor's courses or the certificate courses. 
    • Many paramedical colleges require a score entrance exam like NEET-PG, SAAT, AIIMS MSc, IGNOU OPENMAT, and AJEE for their admission process. 
    • For master's courses, students must have a bachelor's degree in paramedical courses.
    • For Ph.D., having a master's degree is a must for students.

    Entrance Exams for Admission in Paramedical Courses

    • NEET UG & PG: NEET is acceptable in all the medical fields for admission but for admission in paramedical courses you don't need to appear for NEET. It is one of the most famous exams that is conducted all over India for medical colleges. 
    • AIIMS: All India Institute of Medical Sciences. It is one of the renowned colleges in India for studying medicine. They conduct their entrance test during May. 
    • MHT CET: For studying Paramedical Courses in Maharashtra it is important to qualify for this entrance test. 
    • OET: Occupational English Test, this examination is for the students who are planning to start their careers in the healthcare industry of English-speaking countries. 

    Popular Paramedical Courses Colleges in India

    Below is the list of colleges that offer Paramedical courses in India. 

    • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi 
    • Christian Medical College, Pune 
    • University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi 
    • Armed Forces Medical College, Pune 
    • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai 
    • Kasturba Medical College Manipal University, Manipal 
    • Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai 
    • Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore 
    • Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras 
    • Christian Medical College, Ludhiana 
    • St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai 
    • Madras Medical College, Mumbai 
    • Osmania University, Hyderabad 
    • Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry 
    • Symbiosis International University, Pune

    Study Paramedical Courses Abroad

    The scope and opportunities in paramedical courses are not only in India but abroad as well. Students can explore the opportunities across the borders because the increase in demand for medical services has raised exponentially after Covid 19 pandemic 

    The students are required to appear in an English Proficiency test like PTE, IELTS, TOEFL, etc. for taking admission to English-speaking countries. Students are also required to complete their 10+2 from the science stream with physics, chemistry, and biology included in the subjects of study. Students are also required to score a minimum of 55% in their board examination. The admission processes and the eligibility criteria may vary depending upon the country and universities.

    Top Paramedical Course Colleges Abroad

    Following is the list of top colleges abroad for Paramedical Courses; 

    Paramedical Course Colleges 

    Location 

    Paramedical Course Fees (Approx)

    University of Toronto 

    Toronto, Canada 

    Rs 36.0 Lakhs

    The University of British Columbia 

    Vancouver, Canada 

    Rs 37.4 Lakhs

    University of Alberta 

    Edmonton, Canada 

    Rs 22.2 Lakhs

    Humber College 

    Toronto, Canada 

    Rs 19.8 Lakhs

    Memorial University of Newfoundland 

    St. John's, Canada 

    Rs 7.1 Lakhs

    McGill University 

    Montreal, Canada 

    Rs 24.6 Lakhs

    Teesside University 

    Middlesbrough, UK 

    Rs 16.4 Lakhs

    Arizona State University

    Tempe, USA

    Rs 25.7 Lakhs

    Coventry University 

    Coventry, UK

    Rs 20.0 Lakhs

    York University

    Toronto, Canada

    Rs 20.1 Lakhs

    Paramedical Courses Top Colleges in India

    The list of state wise best Paramedical Course colleges in India has been added below:

    State 

    Colleges for Paramedical Course

    Kerala 

    • Amrita Centre for Allied Health Science 
    • Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth, Kochi 
    • Kannur University 
    • Government Medical College, Kottayam 
    • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
    • TD Medical College, Alappuzha 
    • Little flower institute of medical science and research 
    • MES Keveeyam college 
    • Malabar institute of science 
    • Ahalia School of optometry

    Delhi 

    • Indian Institute of Counselling 
    • ICRI, Delhi 
    • Jamia Millia Islamic 
    • Jamia Hamdard University 
    • University College of Medical Sciences 
    • Faculty of Allied Health Sciences 
    • Saarvy Institute of Health and Management (SIHM)
    • Ashray Institute of Paramedical Science

    Assam 

    • ADTU – Assam down town University 
    • Kaziranga university 
    • Royal global university 
    • Guwahati medical college 
    • Chaiduar college 
    • Mangaldai college 
    • Nowgong college

    Rajasthan

    • Jaipur National University 
    • Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University 
    • NIMS University 
    • Singhania University 
    • Suresh Gyan Vihar University 
    • Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University 
    • Mewar University 
    • School of Liberal Arts and Science 
    • Vivekananda Global University 

    List of Best Colleges for Paramedical Course by City

    Students can list the best colleges to pursue Paramedical Course below. 

    City 

    Colleges for Paramedical Course

    Chennai 

    • Loyola College 
    • Women’s Christian college 
    • Bharath University 
    • Sri Ramachandra Institute of higher education and research 
    • SRM IST Chennai 
    • Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences Apollo Institute of Hospital Management and Allied Sciences - AIHMAS 
    • Hindustan Institute of technology & science 
    • Wisdom school of management

    Kolkata 

    • NSHM College Kolkata 
    • IMS - Institute of Management Study 
    • Pailan College of Management and Technology - PCMT 
    • IPGMER Kolkata 
    • Dinabandhu Andrews Institute of Technology and Management 
    • Guru Nanak Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology 
    • The Neotia University

    Mumbai 

    • All India Institute of Physical Medical & Rehabilitation
    • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College & KEM Hospital 
    • Ali Yavar National Institute of Speech and Hearing Disabilities 
    • The Lotus College of Optometry 
    • ICRI Mumbai 
    • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College 
    • Vikas College of Arts, Science & Commerce

    Bangalore

    • Christ University 
    • East Point Group of Institutes 
    • ICRI Bangalore 
    • Padmashree Group of Institute 
    • St John’s National Academy of Health Science 
    • Padmashree Institute of Management and Science 
    • Acharya Institute of Health Sciences 
    • Vasan Institute of Ophthalmology & Research

    Hyderabad

    • NIMS Hyderabad 
    • Osmania Medical College 
    • University of Hyderabad 
    • PV Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University 
    • Apollo Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Hyderabad 
    • Mallareddy Medical College for Women

    What is the fee for Paramedical Courses in India?

    Below is the list of the average fee charged for all the different types/levels of Paramedical Courses: 

    • Certificate Courses: INR 35,000 
    • Diploma Courses: INR 75,000 
    • Undergraduate Courses: INR 15,00,000 
    • Postgraduate Courses: INR 18,00,000 
    • Ph.D. Courses: INR 60,00,000 

    Paramedical Course Syllabus

    Based on the specialization the syllabus for different Paramedical courses has been added below. 

    Paramedical Course Syllabus - Certificate Courses 

    Certificate courses in Paramedical can be pursued after completion of class 12th. These courses are for the tenure of 6 months to 1 year costing around INR 30,000 as a fee. Following is the syllabus for different certificate courses in the Paramedical course: 

    Certificate in Medical Laboratory Technology Syllabus

    Microbiology 

    Biochemistry 

    Sociology 

    Pathology

    Physiology 

    Human Anatomy

    Constitution of India

    Environmental Science and Health

    Certificate in Physiotherapy Syllabus 

    Sports Science and Medicine

    Applications of Physiotherapy , Basics of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Science

    Medical Ethics 

    Nursing, Biomechanics, Exercise therapy

    Clinical Observation 

    Orthopedics, Anatomy, Gynecology

    Electrotherapy 

    Pathology, First Aid, Physiology

    Certificate in Technician/ Lab Assistant Syllabus 

    Good Laboratory Practices 

    Laboratory Safety, Basic Experiments

    Laboratory Techniques in Biology

    Laboratory Techniques in Chemistry, Physics

    Laboratory Organisation and Management

    Microscopy, Staining, Laboratory Apparatus & Equipment, Culture Techniques

    Paramedical Course Syllabus for Diploma Courses 

    Diploma Courses in Paramedical can be pursued after class 10th. The course duration is around 2 years for diploma courses. Following is the syllabus for different Diploma Courses in Paramedical: 

    DMLT Syllabus

    Biochemistry, Statistics

    Pharmacology, Community Medicine

    Physiology, Anatomy

    Pathology (Immunohematology, Blood Microbiology (General Bacteriology, System 

    Banking, Hematology), Bacteriology, Clinical Microbiology)

    Pathology (Histotechnology, Cytology, Microbiology (Immunology, Serology, Museum Study) Parasitology, Virology, Animal Care)

    Diploma in Orthopedics Syllabus

    Clinics, Mechanical operations

    Pathology, Workshop management

    Mathematics, Mechanics

    Biomechanics, Anatomy

    Clinical practice, Functional anatomy

    General health education, General mechanical skills

    Diploma in Clinical Research Syllabus 

    Introduction to clinical research, Regulation in Clinical Research

    Ethics and Guidelines in Clinical Research, Clinical Data Management & Biostatistics

    Clinical Trial Management, Pharmacology and drug development

    Diploma in Nursing Syllabus 

    Psychology 

    Oncology/ Skin Anatomy Microbiology

    Communicable Disease

    Community Health Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing 

    Introduction to Laboratory Techniques

    Medical-Surgical Nursing, Ear, Nose, and Throat , Community Health Service

    First Aid 

    Mental Disorders, Concept of Health, Immunity

    Midwifery and Gynaecological Nursing

    Pediatric Nursing, Computer Education, Assessment of Patient

    Diploma in Optometry Syllabus

    General Optics 

    Biochemistry, Ophthalmic, Optics

    Community Health Optometry

    Ophthalmic Dispensing Assessment and Management of Binocular Vision

    Contact Lens Care and  Complications

    Ophthalmic Optics General anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology

    General and Ocular Microbiology 

    Fundamentals of Contact Business Management for Lens, Optometry Practice

    Contact Lens Fitting 

    Basic Psychology and Ocular Pathology, Communication 

    Ocular Anatomy 

    Ocular Pharmacology Ocular Physiology

    Physiological and Visual Optics

    Clinical Optometry - Introduction to Academic Writing General Examination and Research Project

    Clinical Methodology and Statistics

    Contact Lens Clinical,Clinical Optometry, Practice , Instrumentation

    Paramedical Course Syllabus for Undergraduate Courses 

    These are 3 to 4 years courses that can be pursued after the completion of class 12th. Following the given syllabus for various BSc courses in Paramedical: 

    BSc Cardiac Technology Syllabus 

    Biochemistry 

    Applied microbiology, Applied pharmacology

    Introduction to cardiac care  technology

    Medicine relevant cardiac care to technology, Pathology- clinical pathology

    Cardiac care technology applied and clinical

    Cardiac care technology advanced, Physiology

    Human anatomy 

    Applied pathology, Microbiology

    BSc Physician Assistant Syllabus

    Dietetics 

    Microbiology (Physician Assistant), Pharmacology

    Nutrition 

    Physiology Molecular Genetics, Obstetrics

    Cell Pediatrics 

    Biochemistry Introduction to Psychology

    Molecular Biology 

    Gynecology Introduction to surgery

    Anatomy 

    Clinical Decision Making Gastroenterology

    Community and Public Health 

    Pediatrics Practical (Physician Assistant)

    BSc MLT Syllabus 

    Histopathology & Histotechniques, Immunohematology & Blood Banking

    Clinical Endocrinology & Toxicology, Bio-Medical Waste Management

    Biochemistry Advanced, Diagnostic Techniques Lab

    Immunology & Serology, Human Physiology

    Principles of Lab Management & Medical, Clinical Endocrinology & Toxicology Lab

    Ethics 

    Human Anatomy, Diagnostic Molecular Biology

    Clinical Enzymology, Lab Parasitology & Virology Lab

    Diagnostic Cytology Health Education & Health Communication 

    BPMT Syllabus

    Microbiology 

    Gastroenterology Obstetrics Gynecology

    Procedure and Patient Care

    Community organization

    Nursing 

    Pharmacology Physics and Imaging Radiation Technology, Administration and safety

    General Medical & Surgical

    Clinical Forensic, Anatomy Forensic Medicine

    BSc Nursing Syllabus 

    Biochemistry 

    Psychology, Introduction to Computers, Medical-Surgical, Nursing

    Pathology 

    Physiology Anatomy Microbiology

    Communicational and Educational Technology

    Child Health, Midwifery and Community Health, Nursing , Obstetrical Nursing 

    Sociology 

    Pharmacology ,Genetics Nutrition

    Management of Nursing Service and Education

    Mental Health, Nursing Research Environmental Science

    Paramedical Course Syllabus for Postgraduate Courses 

    These are generally 2-year courses that can be pursued after completing undergraduate courses in Paramedical. 

    Moptom Syllabus 

    Vision Therapy, Advance Dispensing Optics

    Elective - Advanced Glaucoma and Pediatric, Basic Sciences and Clinical Optometry

    Recent Advancements in Optometry, Business and Clinical aspects in Optometry

    Orthoptics, Community Optometry & Public Health

    Neuro Optometry, Cornea & Contact Lens 2) Low Vision & Rehabilitation

    Clinical Optometry, Project / Dissertation

    MSc Nursing Syllabus

    Neurosciences Nursing 

    Paediatric Nursing, Nursing Education

    Nursing Management 

    Clinical Nursing, Research and Statistics 

    MSc Community Health Nursing Syllabus 

    Medical-Surgical Nursing 

    Nephro-Urology, Nursing Community Health Nursing

    Cardiovascular and Thoracic Nursing

    Child Health (Paediatric), Nursing Research And Statistics

    Nursing Education 

    Critical Care Nursing, Neuroscience Nursing

    Obstetric And Gynaecological Nursing

    Advance Nursing, Practice Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

    MSc Child Health Nursing Syllabus 

    Ethical legal basis of nursing, Clinical pharmacology

    Advanced pediatrics nursing practicum, Advanced pediatrics nursing

    Nursing education, Computer applications

    Theoretical foundations of nursing, Advanced nursing administration

    Epidemiology Nursing research methods

    MSc Psychiatric Nursing Syllabus

    Nursing Management 

    Nursing Education Women and Mental  Health, Nursing Research and Statistics

    Alternative Systems of Medication in Mental Health

    Theories of Personality Development, Advanced Nursing, Electroconvulsive Therapy

    Theories of Personality Development

    Electroconvulsive Therapy, Stress and its management, Nursing Philosophy

    Introduction to Psychiatric Nursing

    Promoting Self Esteem, Concepts of Healing Therapy

    Psychopharmacology 

    Nursing Research Practical Training Assertive Training

    Therapeutic Communication and Interpersonal Relations

    Psycho-Social and Dissertation, Viva - Voce, Physical Therapies 

    Paramedical Course Syllabus for MPhil Nursing/Ph.D. Nursing 

    MPhil Nursing which is a 2 years course and Ph.D. Nursing which is generally a 4 – 6 years course is the only two paramedical course in India. 

    Ph.D. Nursing Syllabus 

    Nursing Informatics Philosophy of Nursing Science and Theoretical Perspectives

    Overview of Theory in Nursing Current Health Issues and Policies

    Nursing Leadership Nursing Theories and Theory Development

    MPhil Nursing Syllabus 

    Research in nursing 

    Data interpretation Major aspects of nursing

    Develop research and 

    transferable skills

    Nursing administration and Generating Analyzing data leadership 

    Modern Indian Philosophy 

    Case Analyzing Developing Methodology

    Taking research training courses

    Designing the Research Writing thesis

    Required skill sets for Paramedical Courses

    Following skills are required for Paramedical Courses; 

    • Teamwork 
    • Mental toughness 
    • Situational Awareness 
    • Creative thinking 
    • Empathy 
    • Problem-solving skills

    Paramedical Scope in India

    The scope of the paramedical sector is immense because there are plenty of jobs available in the public and the private sector both. The demand for paramedics has increased a lot in the healthcare sector after Covid and is being considered a fast-growing industry having a scope in India as well as worldwide. 

    Also, the growing population of India has contributed to the growth and demand for medical services. The chances of getting high-paid and secure jobs increased in India. 

    Salary after Paramedical Course

    The average salary of a Paramedic initially is around INR 3 lakhs per year. However, the earning potential can increase when gained experience up to 6 years per lakh. Following is a list of average salaries of different jobs in Paramedical. 

    Paramedical Jobs 

    Average Annual Salary

    Paramedic 

    INR 2,91,632

    Health Care Assistant 

    INR 2,80,000

    Registered Nurse 

    INR 3,01,785

    Medical Lab Technician 

    INR 2,48,115

    Medical Social Worker 

    Up to INR 5,00,000

    Medical Advisor 

    INR 4,00,000 - 6,00,000

    Home Care Staff Nurse  

    INR 1,00,000 - 3,50,000

    Paramedical Staff Jobs Central Railway

    INR 3,12,000 - 5,04,000

    Biochemist 

    INR 3,60,000

    OT Technician 

    INR 2,50,000 - 4,00,000

    Skills that make you Best Paramedic

    Paramedical skills refer to the abilities of a Paramedic to use during an emergency when medical services are required. Here is a list of skills that a Paramedic must possess: 

    1. Medical knowledge: to detect injuries or diseases and should know how to deal with those medical emergencies. 

    2. Teamwork: Paramedics need to coordinate among the team for transporting patients to the hospital, driving the ambulance, etc. 

    3. Communication: Paramedics need to communicate effectively with the team members, patients, and doctors. 

    4. Empathy: to manage sensitive situations, listen to a patient and understand their feelings and make them feel calm. 

    5. Leadership: Paramedics need to delegate tasks with the team and train new members. 

    6. Situational awareness: Having awareness of the situation and knowing what step and when to take can help in keeping a safe situation. 

    7. Problem-solving: to navigate unfamiliar situations 

    8. Decision-making: good decision-making skills are required to deliver fast and effective care to the patient. 

    9. Triage: Paramedics should know how to handle a situation where many patients are injured. They need to evaluate the medical resources, availability of doctors, and the number of staff required. 

    10. Driving and navigation: Paramedics should know defensive driving skills to navigate busy streets and quickly reach the scene and the hospital. 

    11. Physical stamina: to lift patients and heavy medical equipment. 

    12. Fine motor skills: Fine motor skills are required for treating patients carefully, protecting them from injury, and shifting them from one place to another when required. 

    Career Options & Job Prospects after Paramedical Course

    Once you complete this course, you can find many career paths open for you to choose from. These include: 

    1. Emergency medical technicians 

    2. X-ray technicians 

    3. Dialysis technicians 

    4. Hospital administration healthcare professionals

    5. Operation Theater Technicians 

    6. Medical Laboratory Technician/Technologist 

    7. Physiotherapist 

    8. Occupational Therapist 

    9. Rehabilitation Worker 

    10. Audiologist and Speech Therapist 

    11. Radiographers 

    12. Nursery

    Top Recruiters of Paramedics

    Following is the list of top recruiters for Paramedics: 

    • Apollo Hospital 
    • Artemis Hospital 
    • Billroth Hospital 
    • Fortis Hospital 
    • Manipal Hospital 
    • Max Superspeciality Hospital 
    • MaxCare Hospital 
    • Nanavati Hospital 

    FAQs about Paramedical Courses

    What are Paramedical Courses?

    Paramedical Courses are professional-orientated medical training courses that focus on training candidates to provide medical services without the supervision of a doctor. Students can develop their careers in the medical field in a short period and at a small cost. It includes courses like nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, and nutrition. 

    What do the paramedics do?

    Paramedics after completing their degree help in diagnosing the disease of a person through blood tests, MRI, X-Ray, Ultrasound, etc. They also help the doctors in their effort to provide the best treatment available to the patients.

    Can I do Paramedical Courses after the 12th?

    Yes, You can pursue certificate courses like Certificate in ECG and CT Scan Technician, Certificate in Technician/ Lab Assistant, Certificate in Nursing Care Assistant, etc, or bachelor's courses in Paramedical like BSc. Nursing, BSc in Dialysis Therapy, BSc Medical Lab Technology, BSc in Optometry, BSc in X-Ray Technology, etc. 

    Can I do Paramedical Courses after the 10th?

    Yes, you can perdue diploma courses after completion of the class 10th such as a Diploma in Dialysis Technology, Diploma in X-Ray Technology, Diploma in Nursing Care Assistant, Diploma in Physiotherapy, etc.

    What are the career options after Paramedical Courses?

    Following are the job prospects that students can opt for after completing Paramedical Courses:

    ? Emergency medical technicians 
    ? X-ray technicians 
    ? Dialysis technicians 
    ? Hospital administration healthcare professionals 
    ? Operation Theatre Technicians 
    ? Medical lab technicians
     

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