Duration: 3 years (6 semesters coursework with 1year internship)
Eligibility: Class 12 Science
This programme prepares a student with theoretical and hands on skills in diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services and assist doctors in their job. They may also take on managerial duties of supervising medical staff and ordering hospital supplies. Students will be trained in performing duties such as history taking, taking checking vital signs, analysing lab tests and x-rays, treating minor injuries, developing treatment plans, counselling patients and their families, performing minor procedures, and assisting in surgical procedures.
Job Prospects: As Physician assistants in government and private health care settings both urban and rural.