Paramedical Courses After Class 10th and 12th - Fee Structure, Eligibility Criteria, & Career Prospect

by Asmita Kundu, March 30, 2020

Student phase is one of the most challenging phases in everyone’s life. You have to take the most important decision of your life as this will direct your entire career and life. Prior to deciding, you should keep a few factors in your head such as job prospect, salary structure etc. And, right now, one of the interesting courses amongst all is the paramedical course. Amidst this coronavirus crisis, being a paramedic is quite daunting and challenging. This is also a quite demanding course right now. But before that, you should know the advantages of doing a job of Paramedic. 


What is A Paramedical Course? 

With the help of this course, candidates can get a job as a healthcare worker who works with emergency medical services and give clinical treatment to the patients.


Paramedics around the world are earning a whopping amount of salary once they complete the right paramedical courses after 10th and 12th. While a lot of students are not capable of shelling out a huge sum of money for the MBBS or BDS course, then there comes this Paramedical course. These courses are quite cheap and take a short duration to complete. 


These courses will definitely ensure a promising career upon completion. The application procedure for these paramedical courses usually begins in the month of July or August. Aspirants should keep a tab on the official websites that offer such paramedical and allied health care courses. After completion, you will get a job in the skilled workforce or technical worker in a diagnostic centre or patient care services in a hospital. 


Different kind of Paramedical Course format:

There are three different kinds of Paramedical courses available in India once you pass your Class 10th and Class 12th examination. Take a look at the list below.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree courses

  2. Diploma Certificate courses

  3. Certificate courses

The Average Fee Structure for The Courses:

Name of The Level

Course Duration

Average Fee Structure

Bachelor Degree in Paramedical Course

3 Years

60,000 rs.

Paramedical Diploma Course

2 Years

50,000 rs.

Certificate in Paramedical Course

1 Years

35,000 - 40,000 rs.


Eligibility Criteria for Paramedical Courses:

Every institute offering paramedical courses has set certain criteria based on various factors such as the nature of the courses, the institute etc. If you want to know the exact eligibility criteria for the paramedical courses after 12th or 10th exam, then you should keep a tab on those institutes’ websites which are offering the courses. Candidates can pursue these courses following the completion of their Class 10th and Class 12th. But the only mandatory requirement in case of post Class 12th is that the candidate has to have the combination of three subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Check the eligibility criteria below.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree paramedical courses can usually be pursued after Class 12th (with PCB subjects combination).

  2. Diploma courses can be done after 12th or 10th. But it really depends upon the institute and the kinds of courses offered by the institute.

  3. Certificate courses can be done after passing Class 10th or 12th examination.

  4. Eligibility criteria usually vary from one institute to another but it also depends on the type of the paramedical course. Candidates must concentrate on the requirements and criteria that are set by the respective institutes.


Let’s take a look at the list of best paramedical courses after Class 10th and Class 12th examination. 


Paramedical Courses List:


Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedical Courses:

Let’s take a look at the medical courses after 12th that you can pursue to have a bright future. 

  • B.Sc. in Optometry

  • B.Sc. in Operation Theater technology

  • B.Sc. in Audiology and speech therapy

  • B.Sc. in X-Ray technology

  • B.Sc. in Anesthesia technology

  • B.Sc. in audiology

  • B.Sc. in Radiography and Medical Imaging

  • BASLP course

  • B.Sc. in Dialysis Technology

  • B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology

  • B.Sc. in speech therapy

  • B.Sc. in Medical Record Technology

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

  • B.Sc. in Ophthalmic Technology

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy


Diploma in Paramedical Courses:

This following list of Diploma courses after 10th in medical field will help you get a better job in the healthcare sector.

  • Diploma in hearing language and speech

  • Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology

  • Diploma in X-Ray Technology

  • Diploma in Ophthalmic technology

  • Diploma in ECG technology

  • Diploma in physiotherapy

  • Diploma in Radiography and Medical Imaging

  • Diploma in anaesthesia technology

  • Diploma in Dialysis Technology

  • Diploma in nursing care assistance

  • Diploma in Medical Record Technology

  • Diploma in Sanitary Inspection


Certificate in Paramedical Courses:

If you want to pursue any medical courses after 10th, then you must take a look the list given below.

  • X-Ray/Radiology Assistant (or Technician)

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant

  • Operation Theatre Assistant

  • Nursing Care Assistant (Certificate)

  • ECG Assistant

  • Dental Assistant

  • Ophthalmic Assistant

  • CT Scan Technician

  • Dialysis Technician

  • MRI Technician


Job Prospect:

There is a surge in the job of paramedical professionals across the world with the advance of technology. And, the demand is increasing day by day amid this coronavirus pandemic. Paramedics now have a scope of major opportunities in the government and private hospitals, clinics, and diagnostic centres. There are a lot of requirements for paramedical staff abroad as well. Not only in the hospitals but paramedics can also get a job in the disaster department, air medical training, poison and drug overdose treatments where paramedics have to perform their medical duties in an aircraft. 


Salary structure:

This paramedical sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors in India and abroad as well. There are various positions for the Paramedical staff opened in India. Once you get a good opportunity in this field, this would be the most promising job for you. If you are wondering about the average salary structure, we have tried providing a basic idea about a few positions in this sector. But the salary range varies on the organisation and the many other factors like the experience of the person and the previous organisations he/she has worked. 


For instance, there are various salary packages being offered depending on the respective position such as a radiology technician can earn up to Rs. 10,000 per month at the beginning of his career and as the experience increases with time, the salary can increase up to Rs. 50,000 per month. In another case, a dialysis technician can earn ranging from Rs. 20,000 up to rs. 50,000 approximately in a month. A lab technician’s approximate salary can be up to Rs. 70,000 a month. And, assistant workers in this healthcare sector can earn salaries ranging from Rs. 5,000 to 15,000 per month.


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Paramedical Courses After Class 10th and 12th - Fee Structure, Eligibility Criteria, & Career Prospect