NEW PARAMEDICAL COURSES WILL ADD BOOM IN MEDICAL SECTOR

Young Bites. Dated: 1/14/2020 11:28:59 AM

Various Paramedical Branches are soon to start in GMC, this will open lot many opportunities for students who have interest in these subjects. Earlier the students had to go out of state to opt for such courses. Government Medical College Jammu will soon be starting Eight Degree Courses in various Paramedical Branches with intake capacity of 110 seats. The degree courses will include B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology, B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology, B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology, B.Sc Radiography Technology, B.Sc Anesthesia Technology, B.Sc Cardiac Care Technology, B.Sc Respiratory Care Technology and B.Sc Neuroscience Technology. These courses are being started for the first time and earlier the students had to travel outside the state to pursue these courses. Registrar J&K Paramedical Council Dr Sandeep Singh stated that, on the directions of Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, the process of seeking permissions for starting of these courses in six other Medical Colleges namely GMC Srinagar, GMC Anantnag, GMC Baramulla, GMC Kathua, GMC Rajouri and GMC Doda is going on, and altogether around 600 candidates would be accommodated every year. Controller Examinations J&K Paramedical Council Dr A S Bhatia stated that admission to these courses shall be purely based on merit and conducted by the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE). With these courses students will have wide range of opportunities to explore and the employment will also increase. The proposal for starting these courses was submitted by J&K Paramedical Council to the Administrative Department, and the State Administrative Council approved the proposal in the month of October 2019. Principal GMC Jammu and President Paramedical Council Dr Sunanda Raina congratulated the team of J&K Paramedical Council for the achievement. She said that these courses are being started for the first time and earlier the students had to travel outside the state to pursue these courses. Registrar J&K Paramedical Council Dr Sandeep Singh stated that, on the directions of Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, the process of seeking permissions for starting of these courses in six other Medical Colleges namely GMC Srinagar, GMC Anantnag, GMC Baramulla, GMC Kathua, GMC Rajouri and GMC Doda is going on, and altogether around 600 candidates would be accommodated every year. Earlier in J&K there were not much opportunities in medical sciences, but with the opening of these courses, students will be able to explore their potential in various fields. With the opening of courses in other districts also, the students will be benefited to a great extent.

 

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