Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar and GMC Baramulla secured NOC and Affiliation from University of Kashmir for starting degree courses in various paramedical branches with intake capacity of 140 and 80 seats respectively.
The various branches to be started in Government Medical College Srinagar include B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology, B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology, B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology, B.Sc Radiography Technology, B.Sc Anesthesia Technology, B.Sc Cardiac Care Technology, B.Sc Respiratory Care Technology, B.Sc Neuroscience Technology, B.Sc in Radiotherapy, B.Sc in Physiotherapy.
For Government Medical College Baramulla the courses include B.Sc in Medical Lab Technology, B.Sc Operation Theatre Technology, B.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology, B.Sc Radiography Technology and B.Sc Anesthesia Technology.
In a handout Dr Samia Rashid Vice-President J&K Paramedical Council and Principal GMC Srinagar said the proposal for starting these courses was submitted by J&K Paramedical Council to the Administrative Department and the State Administrative Council approved the proposal in the month of October 2019.
Dr Sandeep Singh Registrar J&K Paramedical Council said, on the directions of Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, the J&K Paramedical Council has already secured NOC for starting B.Sc Paramedical Courses in GMC Jammu, GMC Kathua, GMC Doda, GMC Rajouri and the process of seeking permission for GMC Anantnag underway and all together around 600 candidates would be accommodated every year.
Dr A.S Bhatia Controller Examinations J&K Paramedical Council stated that admission to these courses shall be purely on merit base and will be conducted by Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE).