Madurai: Vadamalayan Institute of Medical and Allied Health Sciences at Chokkikulam in Madurai have expanded its horizon by introducing five courses from this academic year.
The courses, which are affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, include two degree courses and three diploma courses.
They are B.Sc.(Dialysis Technology), B.Sc.(Physician Assistant), Diploma in Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technology, Diploma in Radiology and Imaging Technology and Diploma in Nursing Aide course. Both male and female students will be admitted to the three-year degree and two-year diploma courses.
The hospital management has come forward to help deserving students who pursue the nursing aide course. "Vadamalayan Memorial Trust will sponsor three students every year out of the total 20 candidates to be admitted for this course and their employment also will be taken care of. We see it as our corporate social responsibility," Dr. Pugalagiri said.