About the Course:
Radiography Courses offer the students the expertise in the areas of using radiation
to provide the reflection and images of tissues, bones, skull, inner functions and
vessels of the human complete body. The aspirants are taught and trained to read
those images and videos recorded and then provide the implications and explanation
of that. Basis of that doctors decide about the right treatment for the patients.
There are many short term and long term courses available like diplomas, certifications,
undergraduate and post graduate studies. They can enroll in B.Sc., M.Sc. and other
modules. The duration of these modules can be in the range of 1 to 4 years depending
on the college. There are several relevant agencies and government department which
gives approval and accreditation to these courses .One has to check beforehand that
college and course should be approved so that there will be no problems afterward.
Many working practitioner in the radiography domain do some customized courses as
well to get expertise in any particular area.
Generally any graduate can take up these short and long term courses in radiography
depending on their interest and needs. Those who want to pursue higher studies like
post graduation or research studies they must carry a degree course in the radiography
or its related fields. One has to go through proper prerequisite detail and then
should take a final decision.
Radiography offers very good career prospects to the candidates. They can work in
hospitals, clinics, diagnostic centers, surgical units, urgent care service providers,
private agencies, government departments, research center and many others. Many
vacancies are being posted on various job portals and advertisements and one has
to be updated to apply for. Many colleges offer excellent placements to the students
after their studies and people can achieve great career after that. Those who want
to go into teaching and training domain have the option to work for the different
colleges and universities in their teaching departments. This way they can help
in creating the talent pool to meet the market demand of skilled manpower. One very
good career option is freelancing consultancy. One can start his or her own diagnostic
center and can enter into tie ups with various hospitals, surgical centers and independent
clients to offer them the expert services in terms of scanning, imaging, processing
and the recommendations for the right treatments for the patients. Radiography professional
work at various designations like radiologist, X-ray experts, ultrasound experts,
doctors, professors, lecturers, physician and others. This way it has a great potential
and one must think about radiography as a good career option with immense possibilities.
Remenration in the field of radiography are much diversified as it depends on the
designation and the origination .Though the starting salaries can be in the range
of Rs.20000 to Rs.50000.With the experience and expertise it gets increased and
people get very high and lucrative packages. Those who start their own practice
can also get good name, fame and money also.