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Course Name : Post Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Technology

Eligibility : Graduation equivalent in relevant stream

Program Duration : 1 Year

Programme fees : 96,000 /-


Introduction of the Sector

Health Care comprising of hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of revenue and employment. With increased awareness about health, domestic healthcare, medical tourism and health insurance markets are gaining momentum, offering opportunities for trained personnel.

Post Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Technology

Programme Introduction

This course is created to address the manpower shortage in the Intensive Care arena. The future medical environment will require versatile trained individuals in a variety of medical interventions. Currently clinicians are overwhelmed by technical advancements in the health care and it has become imperative that trained technicians are available to deliver competent care to the patients using current technology and be equipped to address future modifications in the current practice. Addition of trained ICU Technicians capable of handling mechanical ventilators and other ICU related equipment are an asset that strengthens and facilitates the functioning of an Intensive Care Unit.

Eligibility for Admission

The candidate should have completed B.Sc Nursing, BHMS, BAMS & BUMS, PGDEMS with 2 years’ experience of working in Intensive Care Department / Emergency Department/ EMS; MBBS, B.Sc Nursing with Certificate in Critical Care Nursing/ Emergency Care Nursing;BHMS, BAMS, BUMS with PGD in Emergency Medical Service or equivalent B.Sc (EMT)/ B.Voc (EMS) or equivalent

Employability/Skill enhancement

The employability for Intensive Care Technologist is in large hospitals, major nursing homes having ICU/NICU.

Career Prospects/Job Role

The students with PG Diploma in Critical Care Technology have wide range of job opportunities open. They get job as Intensive Care Unit Technologist, Emergency Medicine Physician, CAT Technician, Dialysis Assistant. Respiratory Therapist and Critical Care Technician.


Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits   Course Code Course Name Credits
PGCCT 1 Basic Ventilation 4   PGCCT 4 Advance Ventilation 4
PGCCT 2 Basics of Critical Care Technology - I 4   PGCCT 3 Basics of Critical Care Technology - II 4
PGCCT L1 Skill Lab 16   PGCCT L2 Skill Lab 4
        PGCCT P1 Project 4


*The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.  

Programme fees: Rs. 96,000/-per annum
Examination fees: Rs.2,500/- per semester and Rs. 5000 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000


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