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) is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.
A candidate seeking admission to PG Diploma in Computed Tomography Technology program must have passed BSc (MIT) of minimum 3.5 years duration (including internship) OR Vocational Education in Medical Imaging Technology of 3 years duration OR MSc (MIT) of 2 years duration from a recognized University with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide students with the process of registration and admission.
Admission to PG Diploma (CT Technology) 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.
Basic Physics and Advancements in CT; Radiation protection & Patient care in CT; Special procedures & Scanning protocol for CT
Medical Imaging professionals are usually employed in the medical imaging/radiology departments of large teaching hospitals and private radiological clinics. Graduates may also pursue technical careers in medical physics or biophysics, quality control, radiation health or work with equipment manufacturers. Managerial careers within medical imaging service departments are also possible, as is pursuing further education or research. On account of high industry demand, employment opportunities are readily available. Postgraduates can take up teaching/research or work as Application Specialist, Radiology Technologist, Clinical Supervisor and even as a clinical research consultant. Professionals may eventually specialize in particular areas of practice or in specific techniques such as Computed Tomography, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging or Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS).