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.
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.
Prof (Dr) Jayarama Shetty K, MD (Radiotherapy), Head, Department of Radiotherapy, has over 20 years of teaching & clinical experience.
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.
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.
The course commences on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August
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
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
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
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.