The department offers two full-time academic courses.
B.Sc. (Nuclear medicine technology) :
Started from the academic year 2012-13
Duration: 3 years (1st year: Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry are taught in addition to Radiation Physics.; 4 semesters in the next 2 years: Radiopharmacy, Nuclear medicine instrumentation, In-vitro methods, Radiation biology, and Radiation safety. They are given excellent hands-on training in nuclear medicine procedures and quality control of equipments and radiopharmaceuticals.
Optional one year Internship is offered after completing the course.
Number of seats per year: 5 (from Academic year 2020-21)
Evaluation: Written and oral examinations every 6 months.
MD (Nuclear Medicine):
Duration: 3 years
Started from the academic year 2013-14
Number of seats per year: Two per year in 2013-14 and 2014-15. Three per year - one in January session and two in July session from 2015-16 to 2019-20. Five per year from 2020-21. (two in January session and three in July session).
Learning: The department has three well-trained and experienced nuclear medicine physicians on the faculty. Lectures, seminar, journal club, inter-departmental meet and case presentations are conducted regularly. Students are encouraged to actively take part in research projects. Each candidate has to take up a dissertation during the course period.
Evaluation: Internal: written and oral examinations every 6 months.
Final examination: At the end of 3 years.
Senior Residency (SR) programme:
The department provides excellent opportunities for research and learning for postgraduate nuclear medicine physicians. At present, there are six seats available.Last Updated :17-Mar-2023