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|Paramedical courses offer specialised training in such areas as –
X-Ray technology, medical laoratory technology, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, opthalmic technology, audiology and speech therapy, prosthetic and orthotic engineering and clinical child development.
X-Ray technology and Radiology involves the use of X-Rays, high frequency sound waves etc. to scan the body & entrails.
Medical laboratory technology is concerned with the collection, sampling, testing, reporting and documentation of laboratory investigations.
Physiotherapy covers the use of exercises, related equipment, electrotherapy, magneto therapy, massage etc. to rebuild damaged muscles, ligaments & bones.
Occupational therapy trains in the rehabilitation of physically and mentally impaired persons.
Optometry or Opthalmic technology specialises in the treatment of disorders related to the eye.
Prosthetic or Orthotic engineering involves the replacement of missing parts of the body with artificial structures.
Audiology and speech therapy is concerned with correcting speech defects.
Clinical child development is concerned with nutrition and treatment of growth defects in children.
Experts in this field can find suitable employment in hospitals, nursing homes, psychiatric clinics, rehabilitation centres, polyclinics and diagnostic clinics. Paramedical services are also required in the R & D wing of pharmaceutical companies and institutional laboratories.
Paramedical Diploma Courses
1.Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped, K.C. Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai-400050
2.All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110 029
3.All India Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AIIPM), Mumbai-400 034
4.All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore-570 006, Karnataka
5.Andhra Medical College, Vishakhapatnam-530 002
6.Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal
7.BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur-273 013
8.Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai-600 020
9.Central Institute on Mental Retardation, Jagathy ,
10.Ch. Chran Singh University, Meerut-250 005
11.Christian Medical College, Ludhiana-141 008
12.Christian Medical College, Vellore
13.College of Nursing and Paramedicals, Coimbatore-45
14.Department of Rehabilitation, Safdarjung Hospital,
15.Dr. V. M. Medical College, Solapur-413 003
16.Faculty of Technology, SNDY Women’s University, Marine Lines, Mumbai-400 020
17.Government Medical College, Aurangabad-431 001
18.Government Medical College, Miraj-416 410
19.Government Medical College, Nagpur-44003
20.Govt. Medical College, Amristar-143 001
21.Govt. Medical College, Patiala-147 001
22.Grant Medical College,, Mumbai-400 008
23.Guwahati Medical College, Guwahati-781 032
24.Haji Bachooali Ophthalmic Hospital,KBJM Street,Mumbai-400012
25.Institute for the Physically Handicapped, 4,Vishnu Digambar Marg, New Delhi-110002
26.Institute of Nursing Sciences, Mangalore-575 013
27.Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai-400 026
28.Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry-605 006
29.Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum-590 010
30.Kasturba Medical College, Manipal-576 119
31.Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Sion,Mumbai-400022
32.Madras Medical College, Chennai-600003
33.Mahatma Gandhi University, (School of Medicine),
34.Medical College, Alappuzha-688 005
35.Medical College, Gandhinagar P.O, Kottayam-8
36.Medical College, Kozhikode-673 008
37.T N Medical College, Mumbai-400 008
38.Medical College, Pune-411 001
39.Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram-695 011
40.B Y L Nair Hospital & T.N. Medical College, Dr. A.L. Nair Road, Mumbai-400 008
41.National Institute for the Orthopedically handicapped, Bon Hooghly, B.T. Road, Kolkata-700 090
42.National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, Olatpur, PO Bairoi, Cuttack-754010, Orissa
43.Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad-500 482
44.Occupational Therapy Training School & Centre, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai-400 012
45.Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak-124 001
46.Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh-160012
47.Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur (MP)
48.Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Jayanagar General Hospital Complex, 4th T Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore-560 041
49.Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada-533 003
50.Rural Medical College, (Parvara Medical Trust) Loni-413 736
51.S V Medical College, Tirupati-517 507
52.Sankara Netralaya Medical Research Foundation, Chennai
53.Santosh Medical & Dental College, Ghaziabad
54.Sardar Bhagwan Singh Memorial Institute & Biomedical Sciences, Dehra Dun
55.Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai-400012
56.Shree Devi College of Physiotheraphy,Ballalbagh,
Mangalore-575 003. Ph: 0824-456501, 456511.
57.Silchar Medical College, Silchar-788 014
58.Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, Ellis Bridge,
59.Sree Chitira Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiurvananthapuram
60.Sri. Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai-600 016
61.St. John’s National Academy of Health Sciences,
62.Tata Memorial Centre, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel,
63.Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur-613 004
64.University College of Medical Sciences and G.T.B. Hospital, Shadhara, Delhi-110 095
65.University of Delhi, Faculty of Medical Science, Delhi-110 007
1.American Medical Association, 515 North State Street, Chicago,
2.American Medical Technologists, 710 Higgins Road, Park Ridge, IL 60068
3.Association of Surgical Technologists (AST), 7108-C South Alton Way, Suite 100 Englewood, CO 80112-2106
4.College of Radiographers, 14 Upper Wimpole Street, London
5.The College of Optometrists, 10 Knaresborough Place, London SW5 OTG
Work with the Disabled
The Rehabilitation Council of India conducts job oriented courses in special education for persons who wish to work with the disabled. In India there are 6 centres providing 10 month diploma courses. No. of seats in each centre-20. Qualification – + 2 or equivalent. Fees-Nil. A monthly stipend of Rs. 600/- is provided to the selected candidates. Admission begins in November.
For more information write to
1. Association for the Welfare of the Handicapped, M.Square Complex, Pavamani Road, Kozhikode-673001
2. J M Institute of Speech and Hearing, Road No. 5, Indapuri, Keshinagar, Patna-800024
3. Mind’s College of Special Education, Sweri Hills, Sweri Road, Mumbai-400 003
4. Sweekar Rehabilitation Institute for the Handicapped, Upkar Circle Picket, Secunderabad-500 003
5. T H P Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Mentally Handicapped, Rural Project, Lala Cheruvu, Rajamundary, East Godavari, A.P.533106
6. T H P Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Mentally Handicapped,Vivekananda Nagar,Dilsukhanagar,Hyderabad-500060