Kohima, May 27 UNI | 2 months ago

Tripura Institute of Paramedical Sciences (TIPS), a joint venture project with the government of Tripura Central University; Indian Nurses Council, New Delhi and Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Indore, has offered empanelment of the institute with Nagaland state.

Addressing mediapersons at Kohima last evening, Head and Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy TIPS Dr Sabyasachi Chowdhury informed that TIPS offered five-seat reservation to Director of Higher and Technical Education, Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Nagaland, in each course of seven degrees and one diploma (40 seats). Dr Chowdhury said he met Principal Director Health and Family Welfare and Additional Director and the discussion with them was positive. He informed that the sessions for the courses begin in July.

Dr Chowdhury further informed that for the students of Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura have a special provision where the students who came under empanelment would get direct admission. Students who come direct, have to undergo entrance test while the expenditure of the courses were charged one-fourth of the charges from other private institutions. He said 80 per cent of the students graduated from the university got placements in various parts of the country. He said around 7-8 students from Nagaland were already a part of the institution.

TIPS is believed to be the only Private Public Partnership venture of its kind and has been set up with an aim of propagating paramedical science as an individual discipline of study in the Northeastern part of India.

The TIPS offers courses such as Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT), Bachelor in Medical Radiotherapy (BMRT), Bachelor in Medical Radio Diagnosis and Imaging Technology (BMRIT), Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation (BPT), Bachelor in Optometry and Vision Science (BOPTM), Bachelor in Hospital Management (BHM), Bachelor in Medical Technology Operation Theater (BMT (OT)), Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT) and Nursing (ANM) Course, according to a TIPS brochure.

(Posted on 28-05-2014)