What are the Allied Health Courses? Allied health professions are clinical health care professionals distinct from the Medical, Dental and Nursing. As the name implies, they are ‘allies’ in a health care Team, working alongside doctors (physicians, surgeons, cardiologists, and nephrologists, Radiologist, Respiralogist, Microbiologist, Pathologist, Biochemist) and nurses, to deliver high quality patient care services. The B.Sc. courses in Allied Health Sciences provide knowledge and skills to candidates which will enable them to perform their duties as ‘Medical Technicians'. These courses provide a sound theoretical foundation in basic health sciences as well as hands-on training in the respective skill area. With the ever-increasing role of technology in the healthcare delivery in the healthcare industry, there is a raising demand for well-qualified, well-trained, skilled and confident medical technologists in various corporate hospitals both within India and abroad. At this opportune juncture, Velammal College of Allied Health Sciences offers quality training courses in allied health sciences for eligible and enthusiastic candidates. Course Details Medium of Instruction: For all the courses, the medium of instruction is English. Affiliation: All the courses are affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai. Intake per year: We accept 20 candidates per course per year. Eligibility for all courses: Candidates should have passed HSC or +2 (with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Botany and Zoology) of any State Board/ CBSE/ ICSE or any other examination recognized as equivalent, with minimum 45% marks in each subject, The candidate should have completed 17 years on or before 31stDecember of the year of admission. and should be aged not more than 30 years. Duration of courses: The duration of all B.Sc. courses is 3 years plus one year Internship for all courses (institutional requirement).at the institution for the completion of the course.