Allied Medicine

They work in health care teams to make the health care system function by providing a range of diagnostic, technical, therapeutic and direct patient care and support services that are critical to the other health professionals they work with and the patients they serve.


It is concerned with the eyes as well as vision & visual systems processing in humans. An optometrist measures vision, prescribes lenses according to the requirements and fit lenses to improve vision

Job Opportunities:
  • Shops/ Organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Consultant


It emphasizes on health promotions and disease prevention. The job profile relates to management, leadership and administration of hospitals, health care and public health systems.

Job Opportunities:
  • Public Health Departments
  • Community Clinics
  • Academic/ Research Institutions
  • Community based organizations
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Center for disease control
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Health Insurance Firms


They design some purposeful activity or interventions to promote health, prevent injury or disability. They design treatment programs to suit each person’s needs and lifestyle. The work could include programs like teaching an older patient recovering from a stroke how to dress themselves, encouraging someone suffering with depression to take up a hobby or activity which they enjoyed earlier, helping clients adjust to permanent disabilities.

Job Opportunities:
  • Private Practice
  • Polyclinics
  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Special Schools
  • Psychiatric Institutions
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Adult Daycare Programs
  • Sports Teams
  • Residential Care Facilities


They are trained to use medical imaging techniques such as X – rays, Computed tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and ultrasound for creating images of a patient’s internal anatomy to diagnose injury or disease.

Job Opportunities:
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • Super Speciality Hospitals


They are the people who use advanced technology and procedures to diagnose and treat a patient’s hearing and balance problems.

Job Opportunities:
  • Private Practice
  • Hospitals Settings
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Working for a medical device company


They perform chemical, hematological, immunologic, histopathological, cytopathological, miscroscopic, and bacteriological diagnostic analyses. The analysis is conducted on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool etc.

Job Opportunities:
  • Minor Emergency Centers
  • Hospitals
  • Private Laboratory
  • Blood Donor Centers
  • Doctor’s Office/ Clinics


It is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life

Job Opportunities:
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics and Health Departments
  • Orphanages & Old age Homes
  • Military
  • Schools
  • Industrial houses and factories
  • Railways and Public sector medical departments
  • Training Institutes as educators


It is a medical profession where a physiotherapist helps patient with physical problems caused by illness, injury or aging. The job is to rehabilitate ill and injured patients.

Job Opportunities:
  • Orthopedic Departments
  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation Centers for the Handicapped
  • Schools for mentally retarded and physically disabled children
  • Health institutions
  • Defense medical establishments
  • Teaching
  • Private Clinics

Prominent Colleges

  • Institute
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Multiple Locations
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi
  • King George Medical University, Lucknow
  • Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal
  • Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai
  • Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal
  • SRM University, Chennai