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The B.Sc in MRIT at Chitkara University was introduced to address the growing need for professional radiology technologists. This course will give students insights into how radiology and imaging technology are used for the diagnosis of various diseases and disorder in the human body.
As part of the curriculum, students would be required to undergo a one year stint of industrial training with Fortis Healthcare Network.
Assured Placement assistance in various Hospitals, Diagnostic centres and Medical Equipment Companies.
A Medical Radiology and Imaging Technologist (MRIT) is a healthcare professional who employs a range of different imaging techniques and sophisticated equipment to produce high quality images during any injury or disease. They take the images using range of techniques including: X-rays, Mammography, Fluoroscopy, CT (Computed Tomography), MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), DEXA, Angiography, etc.
At Chitkara School of Health Sciences, the B.Sc in Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology program spans 4 years and is taught through a blend of classroom and clinical education. In clinical rotations, the student experiences hands-on learning in each discipline of imaging and, under supervision, performs diagnostic testing in the department of Radio Diagnosis and Imaging. Students undergo rotatory training in various techniques of whole body X-rays including interventional procedures such as Barium studies, intravenous procedures, HSG, RGU and MCU etc., and also various scanning procedures of CT and MRI.
Our curriculum provides comprehensive, real-life training that is essential to be successful in diagnostic imaging. We have partnerships with leading acute care facilities, hospitals and diagnostic centres throughout our community that provide excellent clinical training experience. Furthermore, our solid and long standing partnership with Fortis Healthcare Limited ensures that the curriculum we offer and the training we provide is industry aligned, producing highly sought after and employable talent, year after year.
Fortis Healthcare Limited is a leading integrated healthcare delivery service provider in India. The healthcare verticals of the company primarily comprise hospitals, diagnostics and day care specialty facilities. Currently, the company operates its healthcare delivery services in India, Dubai, Mauritius and Sri Lanka with 45 healthcare facilities (including projects under development), and 314 diagnostic centres. Our collaboration with Fortis (Mohali) provides the necessary ‘hands-on’ clinical experience; imperative for the students pursuing this hospital-based academic program.
This industry endorsed program helps develop knowledge and skilled professionals to perform radiological and imaging diagnostic in diverse settings across India and abroad. It, thus, equips the students to pursue successful industrial, academic and research careers in specialised fields of radiological and imaging technology.
This strategically designed program with its industry aligned curriculum is taught by qualified & experienced faculty and clinical experts. Enough industry exposure is assured to students in reputed healthcare organisations such as the Fortis Healthcare Network to inculcate in them a problem solving mindset through clinical exposure of real world problems. Graduates of this program are able to easily adapt to a diverse working environment and participate actively in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary health care communities.
Demonstrative and participatory practicals are conducted for students in well-equipped labs to help them acquire an extensive training and advanced hands-on skills in radiology and imaging. Practical is performed using latest equipment, in state-of-the-art labs ensuring they learn the perfect techniques of imaging procedure. Students thus get groomed for professional competence through a combination of classroom training and practical experience via industrial training and laboratory work.
Our curriculum provides comprehensive, real-life training that is essential to be successful in diagnostic imaging. The need for educated and professional radiology technologists in hospitals, clinics, and physicians’ offices is increasing continuously and the field of radiography shows higher than average job growth in the future. After completing your degree in this field, you have many lucrative career options before you: you can work as Radiology Technologists/Radiographer, Radiology Technicians, Ultrasound Technician, MRI Technician, CT Tech/ CAT Scan Technologist, etc.
Our robust industry network assures real-world experience and practical training to our students which in turn enhances manifold their employments prospects.