Government Jobs in Paramedical Sciences in India


Paramedical Sciences can be explained as a practice in the area of medical sciences that deals with pre-hospital emergency services. A person working in the field of paramedical sciences is referred to as paramedic and professionals in this field deal with emergency medical care provider, who offers basic medical and trauma care. To succeed in the field of paramedical sciences, a person should have the ability to work in rotational shifts and should have presence of mind to take the right decision at the time of emergency.

Diagnostic tools like Gamma Camera, MR, CT, Endoscope, ultrasound, X-ray and microscope and other non-invasive methods and therapeutic technical modes like speech therapy, respiration therapy, radiotherapy, physiotherapy, etc… are part of paramedical systems.

Job scope in paramedical sciences:

With the development of medical sciences and complex medical equipments, demand for qualified and trained paramedical manpower is growing. According to the World Health Organization’s recommendations, one doctor requires at least 8 support health personnel and this means that India needs more than 12 lakhs doctors and about 96 lakhs support staff. In addition, the strength of support personnel is also inadequate and developing use of technology in the field of medicine has resulted in a number of specializations, super specializations and sub specializations. Most of us are already award of the importance and role of lab technologist, pharmacist and nurses. In addition, there are more than 50 specializations in paramedical and allied areas that are thoroughly job oriented and offer ample job opportunities as well. Some of the major specializations in the field of paramedical sciences are:

Medical transcription

Speech therapy

Biomedical engineering

Health inspection

Professional courses that can help in finding a career in paramedical sciences:

Courses available in the field of paramedical sciences differs from diploma in specific field of two year duration to UG degree of three-four year duration and even PG degree is offered in the field that extends to two to three years of age and Doctor of Philosophy as well. The names of some of the courses offered in the field of paramedical sciences are:

Bachelor of Science in

o Physiotherapy

o Speech and hearing

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Diploma in

o Clinical Technology

o Anesthesia Technology

o Radiation Technology

o Optometry

o Respiratory therapy

There are also several other courses in the field of paramedical science and candidates with higher secondary science stream can enter into paramedical courses at the UG degree and UG Diploma level.

Latest Government jobs in the field of Paramedical Sciences:

Recently, Central Reserve Police Force recruited para-medical personnel for various positions in large number and the details of the vacancies for which notification was issued by CRPF are given below:

Sub-Inspector (Staff Nurse)

Sub-Inspector (Physiotherapy)

Assistant Sub-Inspector (Pharmacist)

Assistant Sub-Inspector (Electro Cardiography Technician)

Head Constable (Nurse/ANM)

Head Constable (Paramedic)

Thus, paramedical science is a field that can offer better job prospect and also a sense of satisfaction to the professionals of helping the holy field of medicine.



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3 Responses to “Government Jobs in Paramedical Sciences in India”

  1. 3

    how to apply for sub inspector(physiotherapy)post

  2. 2
    sourav gupta:

    hello sir i just want to knw that wherejobs in physiotherapy is available

  3. 1

    sir/mam please give me name of the governmented college for quality assurance and their scope in india.