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The quality of medical care has improved tremendously in the last few decades due to the advances in technology, thus creating fresh challenges in the field of healthcare. It is now widely recognized that health service delivery is a team effort involving both clinicians and non-clinicians, and is not the sole duty of physicians and nurses. Professionals that can competently handle sophisticated machinery and advanced protocols are now in high demand. In fact, diagnosis is now so dependent on technology, that allied and healthcare professionals (AHPs) are vital to successful treatment delivery. The program aims to train human resources with requisite skills in the area of medical radiology & imaging technology who can be hired in all kinds of healthcare settings. The program makes use of modern teaching methods and a combination of the theoretical aspects of the subjects with practical reinforcement endow the students with a superior knowledge and enable them to discover their hidden potential, realize the ever importance of hard work and hone their intellectual, analytical and managing skills towards a successful and fulfilling career, supplemented and guided by experienced and quality teaching throughout the course of study.
The M.Sc. in Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology is a higher degree course suitable for graduates having experience in the technology of medical imaging science. It is specifically aimed at those pursuing a professional career in MEDICAL IMAGING TECHNOLOGY. It is designed to provide specialized training in the scientific principles of modern imaging science and in the application of these principles in the field of radio diagnosis and imaging.
The objectives of the program are:
By the end of the program students should be able to:
Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patient to produce high quality images.
Diagnostic radiography is a fast-moving and continually changing profession, and long-term career prospects include: clinical, teaching, research, management, content writing, MIT- artificial intelligence labs etc. The demand for qualified professionals is on the rise and the job profile may vary according to the modality and scope of practice such as Applications Specialist, Quality control Technologist, Sales and marketing of radiology industry, etc. Other Administrative posts in Medical Imaging department & hospital, Teaching & research faculty in Medical colleges and Research Scientists in Medical imaging industry. The program aims to train human resources with requisite skills in the area of medical radiology & imaging professionals can be hired in all kinds of healthcare settings including hospitals, diagnostic and Medical Labs, Clinical and Medical Research organizations and Medical equipment and device companies.
B.Sc. in Medical Radiology& Imaging Technology/B.Sc. Medical Technology Radio diagnosis and Imaging/ B.Sc. Radiological Technology/B.Sc. in Radiography/B.Sc. Medical Technology (X-ray) with a minimum 60% marks in B.Sc.
The selection of the candidates for admission to the course is made on merit on the basis of combined entrance examination conducted by the institute on an All India basis. The admission notice is released in all leading English Newspaper. Only those candidates will be eligible who score minimum 50% marks in the entrance test for General Category candidates and 45% for those belonging to SC/ST category.
Selection of the students by the Entrance examination conducted by the State itself or the Institute, followed by personal interview or counseling by the Interview Board constituted by the institution according to the norms.
A candidate with a Bachelor degree in any science discipline with a minimum of 60% marks in the BSc. Exam or diploma holders in Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology with such (3-5) years of professional experience may be considered as the eligible candidates for the MSc. Program.
Medium of instruction: English shall be the medium of instruction for all the subjects of study and for examination of the course.
Resident Posting: Students will be sent to healthcare facilities to:-
The Program being highly rigorous, all the students are expected to show utmost regularity in attendance. Even a day’s absence is detrimental to student’s interest. Therefore, University’s requirements in this regard are very stringent. The university expects its students to be regular in attending the classes. A candidate will be permitted to appear for the University Examination for any semester if he / she secure not less than 80% of attendance in the number of instructional days/practical at industry during the calendar year.