What are Paramedical course or Allied Health Courses ?

Paramedical Or Allied Health courses are usually related to the allied healthcare sector. These courses are just as useful and job oriented as the courses directly related to the field of healthcare (nursing, medicine and pharmacy). You may also check

Paramedical courses trains students and turn them into skilled and qualified allied healthcare workers and technicians. Along with Doctors and Nurses, allied healthcare workers also play an integral role in the smooth functioning of the healthcare industry in India

The demand for allied healthcare workers is on the rise in India. They are also in huge demand abroad, where their pay package is much better than what it is in India

Scopes of paramedical courses in India

With the growing use of technology in the healthcare sector, there has been a burgeoning demand of paramedical professional who can land rewarding opportunities in government and private hospitals, trauma centers, clinics etc. Paramedics are also a requirement in the aviation flight crews where they are required in transportation of the injured person to nearest healthcare centers and administer immediate medical care. The candidates can find plenty of opportunities in India and abroad as well. By studying further in the discipline, the can work as trained professionals working in emergency departments. Paramedics can c also find employment in disaster response; poison and drug overdose treatments and air medical training, where they perform their duties in a helicopter or plane

Since it is a fast growing sector, there are many positions which pay extremely well making paramedics and allied health care as a promising career option. However, the salary offered is dependent on many other factors like experience of a person in the field, employing organization etc. There is various salary packages offered depending on the position one is seeking employment in, a technician working in the radiology can earn up to 10,000/- per month in the beginning of the career and as the experience is gained, the salary can increase upto 50,000/- a month. On an average, assistant workers in healthcare sector earn anything between 5,000/- to 15,000/- (approx.) per month. A dialysis technician can earn upto 50,000/- (approx.) starting from 20,000/- a month. The salary of a lab technician can go up to approximately 70,000/- a month Salary

Here, is the list of recruiters for paramedics.
  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Fortis Hospital
  • Nanavati Hospital
  • Manipal Hospital
  • MaxCure Hospital
  • Billroth Hospital
  • Artemis Hospital
  • Columbia Asia Referral Hospital
  • Max Superspeciality Hospital
  • AIMS


The 3 main types of paramedical courses available in India are –

  1. Bachelor’s Degree courses
  2. Diploma courses
  3. Certificate courses


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • B.Sc. in speech therapy 
  • B.Sc. in OTT (Operation Theatre Technology)
  • B.Sc. in Dialysis Technology
  • B.Sc. in MLT (Medical Lab Technology)
  • B.Sc. in X-Ray Technology
  • B.Sc. in Radiography
  • B.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology
  • B.Sc. in Medical Record Technology
  • B.Sc. in Ophthalmic Technology
  • B.Sc. in Audiology and Speech Therapy
  • B.Sc. in Optometry
  • B.Sc. in Anesthesia Technology

The above mentioned Bachelor’s Degree courses are usually 3 years long. Some academic programs are 4 years long (theory + practical training).

Usually students who have passed 10+2 Science stream with Biology subject are eligible to pursue the above mentioned courses.


  • Diploma in Physiotherapy
  • Diploma in Occupational Therapy
  • DOTT (Diploma in Operation Theater Technology)
  • Diploma in Dialysis Technology
  • DMLT (Diploma in Medical Lab Technology)
  • Diploma in X-Ray Technology
  • Diploma in Radiography
  • Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Record Technology
  • Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology
  • DHLS (Diploma in Hearing Language and Speech)
  • Diploma in Anesthesia Technology
  • Diploma in Dental Hygienist
  • Diploma in Rural Health Care
  • Diploma in Community Health Care

List of Para Medical | Allied Medical Colleges

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