M.Sc. - RT

M.Sc. - RT

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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 course must have passed Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3½ years duration in the relevant subject recognized as equivalent by Nitte (Deemed to be University), with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. Foreign Nationals and candidates who have qualified from a Foreign University/Board should obtain prior permission from Nitte (Deemed to be University) for equivalence of the qualification. Students seeking admission to any of the MSc 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.

The fee structure of all the MSc courses is made available on our website www.nitte.edu.in

Documents required for admission to MSc Courses

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Degree marks cards of all years (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Provisional/degree 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.)

Career Opportunities

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