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2-YEAR M.Sc Medical Radiology and Imaging Technology (MRIT)

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.


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:

  • To equip the students with the skills and expertise in carrying out all routine and sophisticated medical diagnostic procedures efficiently.
  • To impart a broad knowledge and understanding of the principles, technology, instrumentation, recent developments and proper handling of the modern radiological equipments and proper execution of the various radiological procedures to gain professional competence in the arena of medical imaging technology and be able to embark up to a successful career in their chosen direction of Imaging Science research.

By the end of the program students should be able to:

  • Work diligently to deliver quality service collaboratively and independently.
  • Uphold ethical standards by incorporating principles of safety, accountability,responsibility.
  • Identify his/ her professional learning and developmental needs.
  • Promote, support and further advance the character, status and interests of Medical Imaging Technologist
  • Promote advance scientific knowledge.
Expectation from the future MSC MRIT degree holders:

Perform a range of radiographic examinations on patient to produce high quality images.

  • Verifying informed consent, assuming responsibility for patient needs during procedures.
  • Applying principles of ALARA to minimize exposure to patient, self and others. Starting and maintaining intravenous access as prescribed, Identifying, preparing and/or administering medications as prescribed
  • Evaluating images for technical quality, ensuring proper identification is recorded.
  • Performing diagnostic radiographic and non-interpretive fluoroscopic procedures
  • Assist radiologists and senior staff in complex radiological examinations.
  • Record imaging identification and patient documentation quickly and accurately and observes protocols.
  • Research and development of new techniques and procedures as assigned.
  • Promotes effective working relationships and works effectively as part of a department / unit / team inter and intra departmentally to facilitate the department/unit’s ability to meet its goals and objectives.
  • Follows established safety practices including biohazards, exposure control plan
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment.
  • Identifying and managing emergency situations.
  • Performing ongoing quality assurance activities.
  • Ensure safe custody of all the accessories of the X-ray unit of which he/she is in charge. Keeps the X-ray room locked when not in use.
  • Understands and observes health and safety precautions and instruction for self and others protection. He/she should wear dosimeter during duty hours.
  • Attends all in service education required as per hospital policy.
  • Providing education. Educating and monitoring students and other health care providers.
  • Orientation and teaching students and new employees.
  • To supervise and allocate responsibilities to level 4 and level 5.
  • Learns new technologies and technologies as required by the professional bodies.
  • Impart appropriate training to the students and other staff.
  • Should have management and research skills.
  • To exhibit keen interest, initiative & drive in the overall development of the Department and ‘Leadership Qualities’ for others to follow.
  • He / She is expected to be confident and to perform all the duties diligently with utmost sincerity
    and honesty.
  • Any other duty/task/work assigned by any higher authority like Director, Dean, Medical Superintendent, Head of the Department from time to time; either in “Public Interest” or in the interest of upkeep / development of the Department / Institutions.

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.

Eligibility & Fees

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:-

  • Facilitate transition from student hood to a healthcare professional
  • Provide opportunity for developing their clinical practice skills,
  • Develop their interaction skills with multidisciplinary team and instill work behavior
  • Exercise analytical skills when confronted with critical situations
Rules for attendance

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.

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