Education for Radiation Therapy technologists is provided at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Center affiliated to GURU GOBIND SINGH INDRAPRASTHA UNIVERSITY (GGSIPU), DELHI. 4 candidates plus 1 Kashmiri candidate are admitted per year through CET exam and counseling conducted by GGSIPU. It is 36 months program. The curriculum encompasses the IAEA Curriculum [Series#25] as approved by GGSIPU to award B.Sc Medical Technology, Radiotherapy (BMTR) recognized by University Grants Commission.
The students are trained on different image planning and Radiotherapy equipment – CT simulaton, mould room, and Radiotherapy delivery procedures/techniques by megavoltage machines like tele-cobalt, linear accelerators for conventional/3DCRT/IMRT/IGRT and Brachytherapy for cancer treatment. They are trained in technical quality assurance procedures and networking of Radiotherapy images. For more details please refer to GGSIPU website (http://www.ipu.ac.in/)
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU) is first University established in 1998 by Govt. of NCT of Delhi under the provisions of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Act, 1998 read with its Amendment in 1999 The University is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), India under section 12B of UGC Act.
It is a teaching and affiliating University with the explicit objective of facilitating and promoting “studies, research and extension work in emerging areas of higher education with focus on professional education, for example engineering, technology, management studies, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, education, law, etc. and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields and other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.”
|S. No.||Name of the Programs||No. of seats, every year||Course Duration||Month of intake||Eligibility|
|1.||B.Sc. (Medical Technology- Radiotherapy)||4||3 years||July||10+2 (English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology)|
|2.||B.Sc. (Medical Technology- Radiotherapy)||1||3 years||July||10+2 (English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Resident of Kashmiri state|