MBBS

BSc - Radiation Therapy Technology

About the Institution

K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India / NMC, New Delhi. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru and situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru. The college is ranked 36th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 by MHRD, GoI among the medical colleges in India.

Faculty

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.

Co-ordinator

Prof (Dr) Jayarama Shetty K, MD (Radiotherapy), Head, Department of Radiotherapy, has over 20 years of teaching & clinical experience.

Eligibility

Pass in 12th standard or equivalent examination with 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology with 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.

Admission Procedure for BSc (RTT)

Students seeking admission to BSc (RTT) are required to submit the Admission Query form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in or through the link, apply.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide students with the process of registration and admission.

Admission to BSc (RTT) is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

The fee structure is made available on our website www.nitte.edu.in under the head, Course Fee.

Documents required for admission to BSc (RTT) (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth
  • 12th standard marks card
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Eligibility certificate issued by Nitte University (This will be handled by us)
  • Migration certificate from the Board of the institution last studied
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Blood group certificate
  • 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.)
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student

Commencement of Course

The course commences on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in

Course Content:

Semester I & II :

Applied Anatomy, Applied Physiology, Applied Biochemistry, Basics of Radiation Physics, English, Constitution of India, General Pathology, Applied Microbiology, Radiation Biology, Interaction of radiation with matter, Environmental & Occupational Health

Semester III & IV :

Physics of Diagnostic Radiology, Radiation quantities and Units, Basics of Oncology, Biostatistics, Medical Imaging Modalities, Detection and measurement of radiation & measuring instruments, Radiation Therapy Equipments, Radiation Safety, regulatory requirements, Radiation Emergency preparedness & Radiation Hazard evaluation and control, Research Methodology, Human Rights, Gender Equity

Semester V & VI :

Patient Immobilization systems, Principles of Radiotherapy & Brachytherapy, Quality Assurance in Radiology & regulatory requirements, Bioinformatics, Quality Assurance in radiotherapy, Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques, Treatment Management of various malignancies Elective (Cath Lab, Molecular Biology, Medical Imaging/Radiography, Computers & Networking) Psychology

Career Opportunities

The Medical Radiation Physics Program offers specialized training for aspiring Radiotherapy Technology graduates. Graduates of this program can find placements in Hospitals with Radiotherapy facilities or Educational Institutions as a Radiation Therapy Technologist. There is moderate demand for Radiation Therapy Technologist in India and abroad.
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