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ABOUT PARA MEDICAL BOARD

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of the Para Medical Courses is to ensure the scientific training during the course of study, thus the trainee acquires adequate knowledge and skill in his/her field and he/she shall be able to carry out:

a. Various laboratory tests independently without an error, perform, investigative or curative procedures with accuracy and precision as a responsible professional and thereby assist the clinicians in diagnosis and treatment.

b. Manage laboratories or units confidently with adequate knowledge to handle, operate and take care of various equipments, instruments and materials used.

c. Develop initiative and competence in order to avail self employment opportunities.

d. Develop expertise to perform various tests and to interpret the results.

e. Fulfill the need of qualified manpower and well-trained para medical personnel who will contribute a lot to Health Care services and Patient care system.

f. The successful candidates after the period of training will become eligible for appointment as Technicians or Assistants in various departments of Medical / Dental College, Hospitals, Primary Health Centers, Clinical Laboratories at district and taluk level, Nursing Homes and also in other schemes of National Health Programmes. The Para Medical Courses provide great employment opportunities and also ensures the availability of sufficient number of qualified and trained Para Medical Personnel for the upliftment of a good Health Care System.

SELECTION OF CANDIDATES

Selection of candidates shall be made through Central Counselling to be held every year between August and October to the seats in Four Government Medical colleges, Bowring and Lady Curzon Hospital and Govt. Dental College, Bangalore as well as Govt. quota seats in private para medical colleges/institutions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION PRESCRIBED FOR ADMISSION

The minimum qualification prescribed for admission to the above courses shall be a pass in II PUC with Science subjects PCB., PCMB., CBZ., except for Diploma in Medical Records Technology for which minimum qualification would be II PUC with any optional subjects such as Science/Arts/Commerce. Those trained in English Typing or in basic Computer knowledge will be given preference.

If sufficient candidates who have passed with PUC science subjects are not available, the candidates with S.S.L.C. qualification could be admitted to the above courses except courses mentioned in Sl. No. 7 to 10.

The candidates admitted to any Para Medical Course either in Government or Private Institutions are not paid stipend, freeship or scholarship.

There shall be no commitment on the part of the State Government or Para Medical Board to provide job to the candidates who have successfully completed the course.

AGE LIMIT FOR ADMISSION

The candidate should have attained the minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission. Upper age limit would be 35 years. In case of Inservice, SC & ST candidates upper age limit would be 40 years.

ADMISSION

The selected candidates should get him / herself admitted to the respective college / institution and course duly furnished originals of certificates of qualifying examinations duly paying prescribed fee.

DRESS CODE

The admitted candidates have been prescribed the following dress code:
Light Blue apron with Identity badge.
Common for both boys and girls.

The Board is empowered to prescribe the dress code from time to time.


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