Programs Offered:

1. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology.
2. Diploma in X-Ray Technology
3. Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology


The duration of the above courses will be of two years for PUC candidates.


The candidate should have attained the minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission. Upper age limit would be 35 years. In case of in service, SC & ST candidates upper age limit would be 40 years

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Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum qualification prescribed for admission to the above courses shall be a pass in II PUC with Science subjects PCB., PCMB., CBZ., except for Diploma in Medical Records Technology for which minimum qualification would be II PUC with any optional subjects such as Science/Arts/Commerce. Those trained in English Typing or in basic Computer knowledge will be given preference.
  • If sufficient candidates who have passed with PUC science subjects are not available, the candidates with S.S.L.C. qualification could be admitted to the above courses except courses mentioned in Sl. No. 7 to 10.
  • The candidates admitted to any Para Medical Course either in Government or Private Institutions are not paid stipend, free ship or scholarship.
  • There shall be no commitment on the part of the State Government or Para Medical Board to provide job to the candidates who have successfully completed the course.

Duration Of the Courses

The duration of the above courses will be of two years except Diploma in Physiotherapy for which the duration will be three years plus six months internship is compulsory.
The candidates with SSLC qualification shall study for three years. English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology of PUC standard shall be taught in the first year of the course to these students.


The examinations to the candidates of Para Medical courses shall be conducted by the Para Medical Board. The Board examinations shall be conducted in accordance with the scheme of examination drawn for each subject.
There shall be two examinations in a year, i.e., Annual and Supplementary Examinations and shall be conducted by the Para Medical Board. Regular Internal assessment will be conducted by the concerned College/ Institutions. The Board examinations shall consist of written, practical and viva examinations as specified in the scheme of examination prescribed for each course.
The internal assessment must be conducted by the concerned colleges at least twice in a year and the marks list containing the average of these two-internal assessment shall be submitted to the Board well before the commencement of the Board Theory Examination by the Principal of the concerned College/Institutions. Internal marks received after the stipulated date will not be considered.

Diploma Certificates

Candidates shall be eligible to obtain their Diploma Certificates directly from the Board only after:

  • Successful completion of the prescribed Diploma in Para Medical Course
  • Submission of Xerox copy of SSLC marks card
  • Submission of the attested copies of the marks cards of the previous examinations
  • Two passport size photographs of the candidate
  • Rs. 300/- as certificate fee per candidate payable to the Board in the form of DD.

The Diploma Certificate will have the signatures of the Chairperson and Member Secretary of the Para Medical Board.
The Diploma Certificate shall be collected by the candidate in person.