M.Sc. - RT

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.


Respiratory Therapy: Dr. Giridhar B.H, MD, DNB, PDCC. Dr. Giridhar has seven years of teaching experience and has published 22 research articles in various national and international journals.


A candidate seeking admission to MSc (RT) course must have a recognized degree of BSc (RT) of 3½ years duration (including six months internship) from a recognized University with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admission to MSc (A&OTT/MIT/MLT/RT) are required to submit the Admission Query 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 to the course is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for Admission
  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Degree marks cards of all years (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Internship completion certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Provisional/Degree certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer and Conduct certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background of resolution 300-600 dpi and 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) and 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

Career Opportunities

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • ICU Coordinator
  • Polysomnography Technologist
  • Pulmonary function Technologist
  • Physician’s assistant to Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonologist
  • Domiciliary Respiratory Therapist
  • Product Trainer