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Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography Colleges in Nepal

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Course Overview

The Government of Nepal has called for the provision of basic health service to all by establishing a network of health services in all over Nepal. In this regard, the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) has been contributing towards the development of different level of health personnel. In the field of Radiography and imaging, CTEVT has been running a program to produce middle level radiography and imaging service providers. The Certificate in Diagnostic Radiography graduates will be able to perform routine works related to technology in different level of hospitals, health institutions and imaging centres.

This program is of three academic years’ duration. The first year course focuses on basic science and foundational subjects, the second year course focuses on basic radiography and imaging related subjects and the third year is given to the application of learned skills and knowledge within the comprehensive practical settings in hospitals, health institutions and imaging center recognized by the ministry of health and population or concerned authority.

The foundational subjects like English, Nepali, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are applicable for middle level health professional. The disciplinary subjects related to radiography field are included in second and third year. Along with the core radiography practice, the graduates will be capable of providing first aid, basic maternity care and basic public health care.

This curricular program also makes the provision of practical exposure as well as real work practices in the specific areas of radiography and imaging technology. The curriculum structure and the subject-wise content reflect the details of this curriculum. In brief, this curriculum will guide to its implementers to produce competent and highly employable middle level technical workforces in the field of radiography and imaging technology.


  • This program aims to produce middle level technical personnel with sound academic knowledge equipped with perfect technical skills that can be faced in real life situation.

Program Objectives:

After the completion of this program, the graduates will be able to:

  • To perform all routine radiography/and assist in special x-ray examination.
  • To maintain photographic and x-ray equipment in good working order.
  • To possess knowledge on recent advances in imaging technology.
  • To protect the patients and staff from possible radiation hazards.
  • To maintain records of x-ray examinations, filing of radiographs & ordering of necessary radiographic supplies.
  • To provide care of the patients whilst in the x-ray department.
  • To prepare radiography set up required for routine and special investigations.
  • To practice quality control system in radiology department to deliver quality reports.
  • To familiarize middle level radiography management works, supervision of subordinates and preparation of reports.
  • To provide basic first aid Treatment.

Course Duration:

The total duration of this curricular program is three years. The program is based on yearly system. Moreover, one academic year consists of 39 academic weeks and one academic week consists up to 40 hours excluding evaluation period.

Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography Colleges in Nepal

  1. Amargadhi Polytechnic Institute
  2. Bageswori Health College pvt.
  3. Bheri Technical School, Banke.
  4. Birat Health College
  5. Chitwan School of Medical Science
  6. College of Medical Science
  7. Green Tara College of Health Science & Teaching
  8. Iwamura College of Health Science, Sallaghari.
  9. Kailpal Hospital & College Pvt.
  10. Kanchanjungha Institute of Health Science,
  11. Kantipur Academy of Health Science
  12. Karnali Technical School,Jumla.
  13. Kathmandu School of Medical Technology
  14. Lifeline Hospital Pvt.
  15. Mahakali Polytechnic Institute
  16. Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Science
  17. National Multiple College, Jawalakhel
  18. Nepal Institute of Medical Science.
  19. Nepali Sena Swasthya Bigyan Sasthan.
  21. Nobel  Medical College
  22. Regional College of Health science& Technology
  24. Sahid Smrak Janswastha Sahakari Sastha
  25. School of Health Science, Bhartpur
  26. Sunsari Technical School, Laxmi-sadak Dharan
  27. The Himal Institute of Health Science
  28. Yeti Swastha Bigyan Pratisthan,Maharajgunj.

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