Admission FAQ

General Duty Assistants (GDAs) GDAs usually work in a hospital environment but may work at homes of sick patients and may be called by similar names such as Orderlies, Nursing Assistants, Nursing Aides or Bedside Assistants. Internationally, they are usually called Nursing Assistants or Patient Care Assistants.

Geriatric Care Assistants (GCAs) usually work in a hospital and home/Old Age Homes environment and may be called by similar names such as Elderly Care Attendants, Nursing Aides. Internationally, they are usually called Nursing Assistants or Patient Care Assistants. They work in collaboration with (and usually under the supervision of) doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to deliver the prescribed healthcare services to their patients.

Home Health Assistant provide assistance to recovering or suffering with long term illness, the elderly, and to those who provide care and sometimes need relief from the physical and emotional stress of caregiving. Many home health aides also work in assisted living facilities, which provide independent living in a homelike group environment, with professional care available as needed. As advances in medicine and technology extend the lives of people with chronic illnesses, the number of people in need of health care will increase at the same time the need for home health aides will also increase.

Phlebotomy Assistant program is to develop a pool of trained workforce which can be employed by diagnostic service providers to assist medical laboratory technologist/pathologist. This course is geared to prepare personnel with 10+2 with science background and who desires to be employed as a Phlebotomist in a diagnostic care facility. This program focuses on the acquisition of skills necessary to draw quality blood samples from patients and prepare those specimens for medical testing.

They work in collaboration with (and usually under the supervision of) doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers to deliver the prescribed healthcare services to their patients.

Job can be available in health sector institutions as per their need and demand. Salary will be as per organization that will appoint you or where you will get job.

Level of the Qualification in the NSFQ – 4

Last date is displayed at website and in case date is extended, it will be flashed at website.

  • CGDA – 12th Pass
  • CGCA – 12th Pass with Science
  • CHHA – 12th Pass
  • CPHA – 12th Pass with Science

Programme Fee FAQ

Through online payment system

There is no discount in the fee. In case student opt for online/Soft copy of material discount is given as per university norms. Reimbursement of fee for SC/ST students as per university norms. Details are available at www.ignou.ac.in

Course Structure FAQ

At present no internship posting.

At present in English. In future ill be available in other languages.

Contact sessions are planned by study centre as per schedule.

Classes can be during weekdays or weekends as planned.

July and January every year

  • CGDA – 18
  • CGCA – 20
  • CHHA – 18
  • CPHA – 20
  • CGDA – Theory BHT 001, BHT 002; Practical BHTL 003
  • CGCA – Theory BHT 006, BHT 007; Practical BHTL008
  • CHHA – Theory BHT 016, BHT 017; Practical BHTL 018
  • CPHA – Theory BHT 011, BHT 012; Practical BHTL O13

Study Material FAQ

MPDD print material and Soft Copy up-loaded at e-content App: as per choice opted by the learner. Soft copy of the study material can be send by email to the student if required.

After admission material is by post if opted for print material or soft copy uploaded at e-content App of IGNOU.

Practical Training FAQ

In the medical colleges and district hospitals of state.

As per the schedule made by the Programme In-charge and Academic Counsellor of the Programme Study Centre.

Programme Study Centre in Medical College and Skill Training in District Hospital.

75% attendance is compulsory for theory and 100% attendance is compulsory for practical contact sessions

Assignment FAQ

Download fromwww.ignou.ac.in to go download or student zone click assignment and then click CCDC and download the respective session/year assignment i.e. session/ year in which you took admission.

At Programme Study Centre

Before or on the date mentioned on the assignment

Term End Examination(Theory) FAQ

At Programme Study Centre (PSDC) during first spell demonstration will be given by Academic Counsellor; then learners will give redemonstration and practice activities under supervision. Then during second spell at Skill Development Centre (SDC) learners will practice activities under supervision and complete the log book and get signed. At work place all the activities will be practiced.

Learner posting spells will be planned by the PSC and SDC and will be given in advance.

Website or online as per University policy; check website

Online or as per University policy; check website.

As per IGNOU norms; check on website.

As per the date mentioned by Student Evaluation Division. Dates are flashed at website.

In December for July session and in June for January session.

At least one week before term end examination.

By post or download from the IGNOU website; as per University policy; check website.

Term End Examination(Practical) FAQ

After completing theory and practical contact sessions. Before theory term end examination, as per the date fixed by PIC & Academic Counsellor of Programme Study Centre.

Programme Study Centre

No separate fee to be paid

Student FAQ

At IGNOU website; final will be issued by Student Evaluation Division.

Student Evaluation Division when marks are sent by Programme In- Charge and Regional Centre.