NAME Institute for Medical Education offers three and half month course for the entrance preparation for all Paramedical Fields. The entrance preparation course starts immediately after the 12 board exam when students get time for preparation while waiting for the results.

Physiotherapist

Physical therapy or physiotherapy (often abbreviated to PT) is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention (therapy using mechanical force and movements).

Course: Bachelor course in Physiotherapy (BPT)

Duration: 4 years

Qualification required for admission: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Job Prospects: Employment in Rehabilitation/Orthopedic departments of hospitals. There is also scope for private practice.

Pharmacist

They are concerned with production of pharmaceutical products, development of the methods of production and quality control. They also deliver medicines as per the prescription given by a doctor and gives instructions regarding the mode of consumption of medicine.

Courses available to become a Pharmacist: Diploma in Pharmacy (D.Pharm) – 2 yrs, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) – 4 yrs, Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)- 1 and 1/2 or 2 yrs, Research Studies (Ph.D)-2 to 3 yrs.

Qualification required for admission: D.Pharm and B.Pharm – 10+2 in science subjects; M.Pharm – B.Pharm, Ph.D – M.Pharm

Job Prospects: Pharmacists can find employment with drug manufacturing companies, research organisations in private and Govt. sectors and in dispensaries and medical stores.