Address: This Technology Courses deal with the technique of medical imaging. It is a branch of medicine that is used for diagnosis as well as treatment of diseases. The study is based on the properties of radioactive isotopes. Computers and other equipments are used in this study. This imaging process is applicable to anatomical as well as physiological aspects.
Courses Available in nuclear medicine technology:1. Bachelor of science in nuclear medicine technology:
A Bachelor degree in Nuclear Medicine Technology is a 3 years course.
The candidate must have completed 10+2 with science subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks in the qualifying examination.
2. Master of science in nuclear medicine technology:
The duration of Master in Nuclear Medicine Technology is 2 years.
The candidate must have either completed a B.Sc in Nuclear Medicine Technology, or a candidate possessing BSc with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology or B.Sc in life sciences with Physics as a main subject or B.Sc in Radio diagnosis (MRT), or Radiotherapy is eligible for joining M.Sc in Nuclear Medicine Technology.
The duration of diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology is 2 years.
The candidate must have completed10+2 with science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subjects with 45% of minimum marks.
Top colleges for nuclear medicine technology courses:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Manipal University, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences
Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Madras Medical Mission
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences