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Kerala Invites Applications to Professional Paramedical Diploma Courses


Kerala Invites Applications to Professional Paramedical Diploma Courses

Kerala: The applications have been invited for admission to the Professional Para Medical Diploma Courses, Kerala for 2018-19. The courses include those in Pharmacy, Health Inspector and Paramedical and include Diploma in all Courses except the course DHI are under the administrative control of Director of Medical Education. The DHI course is under the administrative control of the Director of Health Services.

Duration of Courses And Other Details:

Diploma in Pharmacy (DP)

Duration of the course including practical training is 2 years and three months. The examination consists of two parts, Part I (1st year) and Part II (2nd year). Each part consists of six papers. There will be an examination at the end of Part I and Part II with written, oral and practical tests.

Diploma in Health Inspector (HI)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The examination consists of two parts, Part I (1st year) and Part II (2nd year). Each part consists of five papers. There will be a field visit of one-month duration in each year. There will be an examination at the end of Part I and Part II with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (ML)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course consists of the following three subjects: (i) Biochemistry (ii) Histopathology, Blood Banking and Hematology, and (iii) Microbiology and Parasitology. An examination will be conducted at the end of the course with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the above three subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Radiological Technology (RT)

Duration of the course is 2 years with one-year additional training radiotherapy in the same institution.
The course consists of two parts. Part I (1st year) consists of (i) General and Radiation Physics (ii) Anatomy (iii) Physiology and Pathology. Part II (2nd year) consists of (i) Physics of Medical Imaging and Radiotherapy and (ii) Radiography including Dark Room Technique (iii) Radiotherapy. There will be an examination at the end of Part I and Part II with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass. The candidates completing Diploma in Radiological Technology will not be eligible to work as Radio Therapy Technologist from 1-1-2014 onwards as per the decision of AERB without this additional training.

Diploma in Ophthalmic Assistance (OA)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course consists of two parts, Part I (1st year) and Part II (2 nd year). Each part consists of 2 papers. There will be an examination at the end of Part I and Part II with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Dental Mechanics (MC)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course is conducted in the Dental College of Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode. The course consists of two parts, Primary (1st year) and Final (2nd year). Primary consists of (i) Applied Physics, Chemistry and Mechanics, (ii) Dental Mechanics (iii) Applied Oral Anatomy. Final consists of (i) Dental Mechanics (ii) Dental materials and metallurgy (iii) Basic knowledge of Computer and Medical Records Management. There will be an examination at the end of Primary and Final years with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Dental Hygienist (HC)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course is conducted in the Dental College of Thiruvananthapuram. The course consists of two parts, Primary (1st year) and Final (2nd year). Primary consists of (i) Anatomy, Physiology and Histology, (ii) Pharmacology, Pathology and Microbiology. (iii) Food Nutrition and Radiology. The final consists of (i) Dental Hygiene and Oral Prophylaxis (ii) Dental Health Education, Community/ Public Health Dentistry, Preventive Dentistry (iii) Dental Materials, Dental Ethics & Jurisprudence, Orientation in Dentistry. There will be an examination at the end of Primary and Final years with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Operation Theatre & Anesthesia Technology (OT)

Duration of the course including practical training is 2 years and six months. Subjects (i) Basic Science including Pharmacology (ii) Biomedical Equipments (iii) Operation Theatre Techniques. The examination will be at the end of the second year followed by a training for six months. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass. Pass certificate will be issued only on successful completion of six months of practical training as part of the training no stipend is payable.

Diploma in Cardio Vascular Technology (CV)

Duration of the course is 2 years. Subjects (i) Basic Sciences Anatomy & Physiology of Cardio Vascular System (ii) Applied Sciences Applied Physics & Electronic Principles and Practice of ECG, TMT, Holter Echocardiography and Cardiac Catheterisation. The examination will be at the end of the second year. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Neuro Technology (NT)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course consists of two parts, Part I (1st year) and Part II (2
nd year). Examination in each part consists of 2 papers. There will be an examination at the end of Part I and Part II with written, oral and practical tests. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass. Pass certificate will be issued only on successful completion of 6 months practical training. No stipend is payable.

Diploma in Dialysis Technology (DT)

Duration of the course is 2 years that comprises of didactic course and training in various aspects of
dialysis. At the end of the first year, there will be an examination consisting of two papers viz. (1) Fundamentals of Nephrology and Dialysis Technology and (2) Recent advances in Nephrology and Dialysis Technology, with Written, Oral and Practical test. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass. On completion of the first year, the candidate will undergo one year training in the same institution. No stipend is payable.

Diploma in Endoscopic Technology (ET)

Duration of the course is 2 years and 6 months. Subjects taught are (i) Basic Sciences including Basic principles of endoscopy. (ii) Diagnostic and Therapeutic endoscopy (iii) Endoscope accessories, reprocessing and recent advances. A minimum of 50% marks in each paper is required for a pass. Pass certificate will be issued only on successful completion of six months of practical training for which no stipend is payable.

Diploma in Dental Operating Room Assistance (DA)

Duration of the course is 2 years. The course consists of two parts, Primary (1st year) and Final (2nd year). The primary consists of (i) Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, Pathology and Bacteriology (ii) Basic Nursing (iii) Computer, Office Management, Biomedical Waste Disposal and Sterilization. Final Consists of (i) Oral Anatomy & Physiology, Diseases Of Teeth and Gums & Dental Materials. (ii) Operating Room Techniques Chair Side Assistance, Dental Lab Routine. (iii) Maxillofacial Surgery Assistance, Dental Radiology, Dental Ethics & Jurisprudence, Orientation in Dentistry. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Diploma in Respiratory Technology (DR)

Duration of the course is 2 years. At the end of the second year, there will be an examination consisting of two papers. The paper I – Anatomy, Respiratory Psychology, Pulmonary function tests, Therapeutics. Paper II – Airway management, Mechanical ventilation, Incentive spirometry, Aerosolisation, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Critical care, Infection control, Respiratory therapy. A minimum of 50% marks in each of the subjects is required for a pass.

Eligibility:

Nativity:

Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission unless otherwise notified. Holders of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards/ OCI (Overseas Citizen of India), will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admissions. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. Candidates seeking admission to the courses will be categorized as Keralite and Non- Page 14 PDC-2018, © DME, Tvpm Keralite.

(A) Keralite: A candidate of Kerala origin will be categorized as a ‘Keralite’. Children of All India Service (AIS) officers (Non-Keralites) allotted to Kerala cadre are deemed to be ‘Keralites’ as per G.O.(Rt) No.822/08/H.Edn dated 29.05.2008. But they will not be eligible for Communal/ Special/ Persons with Disabilities reservation.

B) Non-Keralite: A candidate who is not of ‘Kerala origin’ but who has undergone the qualifying course in Kerala, and who is the son/daughter of the following categories of Non-Keralite parents will be categorized as Non-Keralite:
i) Employees of the Government of India and defense personnel posted to Kerala.
ii) Employees, who are serving the Government of Kerala, subject to the condition that the employees have served in the state of Kerala or for the state of Kerala, for a minimum period of two years.

(C) Non-Keralite candidates will be considered against ‘State Merit’ seats only and will not be eligible for Communal/Special/Persons with Disabilities reservation.

Age:

Except for service candidates, all other applicants shall have completed 17 years of age on 31.12.2018 and upper age limit is 35 as on 31.12.2018. No relaxation in the age limit shall be made on any account, except for Management quota seats of D Pharm course where the maximum age limit is exempted.

How to apply:

Application for admission to Professional Diploma Courses 2018 in Pharmacy, Health Inspector and other Paramedical Courses in various Government/Self Financing Institutions can be registered only online through a single application. The provision for applying online is available at the website www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in Submission of more than one application by a candidate will lead to rejection of the candidature.

Application Fee:

The application fee will be as follows:
For General candidates: Rs.400/-
For SC / ST candidates: Rs.200/-

Candidates referred to in Clause 5.5.2 (H), who are children of Inter-Caste married couple of which one is SC/ST who will be eligible for educational and monetary benefits admissible to SC/ST as per Clause 2 (ii) of GO (MS) No.25/2005/SCSTDD dated 20.6.2005, should remit the fee meant for SC/ST and should attach an inter-caste marriage Certificate from the Revenue officials with the print out of the online application form.

for more details click on the given link:

https://www.lbscentre.in/pardplma2018/index.aspx

https://www.lbscentre.in/pardplma2018/downloads/prospectus.pdf


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