Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant Course

  • Duration: 4years (including 1 year internship)
  • Intake: 20

Physician Assistants are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in all the medical specialties, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a health care team, they collect medical histories, perform initial examination of the patients, order for laboratory tests and x-rays and assist the doctors for diagnosis and treatment.

The Physician Assistants work in different areas such as outpatient wing, wards and critical care units, operation theaters and other super specialty units like, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Urology, Orthopaedics , Oncology, Endocrinology , Head and Neck and Plastic Surgery, Catheterization labs, Coronary care, Organ Transplant and trauma care etc.

The scope of this course is tremendous in our country. Apart from working as B.Sc Physician Assistant in hospitals, they can get placements in medical tourism, medical insurance and medical research.

Eligibility for Under Graduate AHS programmes

  • Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the Allied Health Sciences should have passed the qualifying examinations after period of 12 years of study with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology with minimum 45% marks(PCBE).

Admission Requirements

The following certificates / documents have to be submitted along with duly filled Application form (Originals + 4 Photostat Copies):
  • Transfer Certificate from the Institution last studied.
  • SSLC mark statement.
  • HSC/Pre-Degree/ AISSCE/ ICSE/ CBSE /Intermediate or equivalent mark statement.
  • Migration Certificate for the students who have passed other than HSC Examination of Tamil Nadu.
  • Eligibility Certificate obtained from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai (For students who have passed their Qualifying examination other than HSC Examination, Tamil Nadu)
  • Community Certificate (except OC candidates)
  • Medical fitness certificate
  • Passport Size Photographs (5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar Copy