B.Sc - Medical Imaging Technology

About the Institution

K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru. The college is situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru.


Dean: Prof. (Dr) P S Prakash, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) Prof. Prakash is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.


Medical Imaging Technology: Dr. Raghuraj U, M (Radio-Diagnosis). has fourteen years of teaching experience and has published research articles in various national and international journals.

Eligibility and Admission Procedure - BSc - Medical Imaging Technology

Pass in 10+2, with 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as one of the languages of study. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Students seeking admission to any of the BSc courses are required to submit the Admission Enquiry form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission. Admission is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for admission to BSc Courses

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • 12th standard equivalent marks card/pass certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

Commencement of Course

The course commences as per the date prescribed by Nitte (Deemed to be University), most likely in the first week of August

Program Structure:

Year I Human Anatomy
Radiation Physics
Radiographic Positioning
i Communicative English*
ii Constitution of India*
iii Kannada*
Year II Pathology
Surgery and Orthopaedics
Radiographic Photography and Image Processing
Radiological Procedures
i. Human Rights, Gender Equity and Environmental studies*
Year III Imaging Modalities Paper I : Computed Tomography
Imaging Modalities Paper II: Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ultrasonography and Nuclear Medicine Technology
Radiation Safety and Patient care
i Biostatistics*

Other requirements: Internship (6 months)

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Describe principles of physics and operation of the imaging equipments
  • PO2: Demonstrate knowledge of specified imaging modalities, relevant anatomy, image quality assurance and diagnostic decision making.
  • PO3: Perform radiographic procedures ensuring safety of patients and personnel involved
  • PO4: Operate and maintain commonly used imaging equipment with safety and efficiency.
  • PO5: Provide sufficient information effectively to the patient about the imaging options available, purpose of the procedure, benefits, possible adverse consequences, and limitations.
  • PO6: Recognize their role in the health care system and function effectively in a multidisciplinary health care team
  • PO7: Engage oneself in self-assessment and structure their continuing professional education to refine existing skills and acquire new skills for patient care and professional advancement.
  • PO8: Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern.