Course of study B.Sc (M.L.T,O.T Technology,Imaging Technology)

Course outline for Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology [B.Sc (M.L.T.)], Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatre Technology [B.Sc (O.T. Technology)] and Bachelor of Science in Imaging Technology [B.Sc Imaging Technology] under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

I Eligibility:

A candidate seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree Courses in the Allied Health Sciences course shall have studied English as one of the principal subject during the tenure of the course and shall have passed:

  1. Two year Pre-University examination or equivalent as recognized by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principle subjects of study.

OR

  1. Pre-Degree course from a recognized University considered as equivalent by RGUHS, (Two years after ten years of schooling) with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principle subjects of study.

OR

  1. The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by Vocational Higher Secondary Education, Government of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Government of Karnataka Pre University Course.

OR

  1. Candidates with two years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences courses shall have passed plus 12[10+2] with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principle subjects or candidates with 3 years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective allied Health Sciences courses should have studies Physics, Chemistry and Biology as principle subjects during the tenure of the course.

OR

  1. Lateral entry to second year for allied health science courses for candidates who have passed diploma program from the Government Boards and recognized by RGUHS, fulfilling the conditions specified above under sl. No. 4 and these students are eligible to take admission on lateral entry system only in the same subject studied at diploma level from the academic year 2008-09 vide RGUHS Notification no. AUTH/317/208-09 dated 01.08.2009.
  1. In case of admission to Sc Imaging Technology the candidate should have passed Pre-University or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics, as principal subjects of study.

Age: – Should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission, and not crossed the age of 35 years.

II Duration:

Duration shall be for a period of three and half years including six months of Internship.

III Medium of Instruction:

The medium of instruction and examination shall be in English

IV Scheme of Examination:

There shall be three examinations one each at the end of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year.

V Attendance:

Every candidate should have attended at least 80% of the total number of classes conducted in an academic year from the date of commencement of the term to the last working day as notified by university in each of the subjects prescribed for that year separately in theory and practical. Only such candidates are eligible to appear for the university examinations in their first attempt. Special classes conducted for any purpose shall not be considered for the calculation of percentage of attendance for eligibility. A candidate lacking in prescribed percentage of attendance in any subjects either in theory or practical in the first appearance will not be eligible to appear for the University Examination in that subject.

VI Internal Assessment (IA):

Theory – 20 marks

Practical – 10 marks. [Lab work – 06 marks and Record – 04 marks]

There shall be a minimum of two periodical tests preferably one in each term in theory and practical of each subject in an academic year. The average marks of the two tests will be calculated and reduced to 20. The marks of IA shall be communicated to the University at least 15 days before the commencement of University Examination. The University shall have access to the records of such periodical tests.

  • There shall be no University Practical Examination in First year.

VII Subject and hours of teaching for Theory and practicals:

The number of hours of teaching theory and practical subject wise in first, second and third are shown here below

Note: Main and subsidiary subjects are common in first year for all the courses in Allied Health Science.

First year Subjects

SL No.  

Subject

No. of Hours No. of Hours Total
1 Human Anatomy 70 20 90
2 Physiology 70 20 90
3 Biochemistry – I 70 20 90
4 Pathology – I [Clinical pathology, Haemotology & Blood Banking 70 20 90
5 Microbiology – I 70 20 90
    

Total

 

350

 

100

 

450

Subsidiary Subjects:

English – 25 Hours

Kannada – 25 Hours

Health-Care – 40 Hours

Hospital Posting – 470 Hours

Second year subjects for B.Sc (M.L.T.)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Biochemistry – II 100 80 170 350
2 Microbiology – II 100 80 170 350
3 Pathology – II 100 80 170 350
   

TOTAL

 

300

 

240

 

510

 

1050

Subsidiary Subjects:

Sociology – 20 Hours

Constitution of India – 10 Hours

Environmental Science & Health – 10 Hours

Third year subjects for B.Sc (M.L.T.)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Biochemistry – III 100 80 170 350
2 Microbiology – III 100 80 170 350
3 Pathology – III 100 80 170 350
 

 

 

Total

 

300

 

240

 

510

 

1050

Subsidiary Subjects:

Ethics, Database Management – 50 Hours

Research & Biostatistics – 20 Hours

Computer application – 10 Hours

Second year subjects for B.Sc (O.T. Technology)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Medicine relevant to O.T. Technology 50 50
2 Section A Applied Pathology

Section B Applied Microbiology

30

30

30

30

 

120

 

3 Pharmacology 50 50
4 Introduction to Operation Theatre Technology 80 100 650 830
 

 

 

               TOTAL

 

240

 

160

 

650

 

1050

Subsidiary Subjects:

Sociology – 20 Hours

Constitution of India – 10 Hours

Environmental Science & Health – 10 Hours

Third year subjects for B.Sc (O.T. Technology)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Operation Theatre Technology – Clinical 50 50 250 350
2 Operation Theatre Technology – Applied 50 50 250 350
  Operation Theatre Technology – Advanced 50 50 250 350
   

Total

 

150

 

150

 

750

 

1050

Subsidiary Subjects:

Ethics, Database Management – 50 Hours

Research & Biostatistics – 20 Hours

Computer application – 10 Hours

Second year subjects for B.Sc (Imaging Technology)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Physics Of Radiology, Radiation Physics & Medical Physics 100 100
2 Radiographic Technique – I 100 540 640
3 Radiographic Photography And Image Processing 100 240 340
 

 

 

               TOTAL

 

300

 

780

 

1080

Subsidiary Subjects:

Sociology – 20 Hours

Constitution of India – 10 Hours

Environmental Science & Health – 10 Hours

Third year subjects for B.Sc (Imaging Technology)

SL No.  

Subject

Theory No. of Hours Practical No. of Hours Clinical Posting Total No. of Hours
1 Diagnostic Imaging Techniques 200 340 540
2 Radiographic Techniques – II 100 440 540
 

 

 

Total

 

300

 

 

780

 

1080

Subsidiary Subjects:

Ethics, Database Management – 50 Hours

Research & Biostatistics – 20 Hours

Computer application – 10 Hours

VIII Schedule of Examination:

The university shall conduct two examinations annually at an interval of not less than 4 to 6 months as notified by the university from time to time. A candidate who satisfies the requirement of attendance, progress and conduct as stipulated by the university shall be eligible to appear for the University examination. Certificate to that effect shall be produced from the Head of the institution along with the application for examination and the prescribed fee.

IX Scheme of Examination:

There shall be three examinations, one each at the end of I, II and III year. The examination for both main and subsidiary subjects for all courses in Allied Health Sciences shall be common in the first year.

X Pass Criteria:

  1. First year examination:
  2. Main Subjects: A candidate is declared to have passed in a subject, if he/she secures, 50% of marks in University Theory exam and internal assessment added together.
  3. Subsidiary Subjects: The minimum prescribed marks for a pass in subsidiary subject shall be 35% of the maximum marks prescribed for a subject. The marks obtained in the subsidiary subjects shall be communicated to the University before the Commencement of University examination.
  1. Second and Third year Examination:
  2. a) Main Subjects: A Candidate is declared to have passed the examination in a subject if he/she secures 50% of the marks in theory and 50% in practical separately. For a pass in theory, a candidate has to secure a minimum 40% marks in University conducted written examination, and 50% in aggregate in the University conducted written examination, internal assessment and Viva-Voce added together and for pass in Practical, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% marks in the university conducted Practical/Clinical examination and 50% aggregate i.e. University conducted Practical/Clinical and Internal Assessment.
  3. b) Subsidiary Subjects: The minimum prescribed marks for a pass in subsidiary subject shall be 35% of the maximum marks prescribed for a subject. The marks obtained in the subsidiary subjects shall be communicated to the University before the Commencement of University examination.

XI Carry over benefit:

  1. First year examination:

A candidate who fails in any two of the five main subjects of first year shall be permitted to carry over those subjects to second year. However, he/she must pass the carry over subjects before appearing for second year examination; otherwise he/she shall not be permitted to proceed to third year.

  1. Second year examination:

A candidate is permitted to carry over any one main subject to the third year but shall pass this subject before appearing for the third year examination.