PG Diploma Course in Integrated Geriatric Care | Geriatric Care Courses India

Geriatric Courses in India


Target Group: A individual having graduation and above educational qualification and interested in working in this field.
Aims & Objectives are to:
  • develop a cadre of frontline skilled/trained personnel of geriatric care
  • provide a comprehensive and scientific knowledge base on various aspects relating to the geriatric care
  • develop an appropriate aptitude and skill for working with older persons
Course Curriculum broadly  includes
  • Gerontology
  • Public Policy and Planning
  • Clinical Geriatrics
  • Geriatric Management, ,
  • Psychology and Counselling
  • Research Methodology
Academic inputs include
(i) Seminar Presentation
(ii) Dissertation
(iii) Group Project
(iv) Field work/Placement
Duration of the Course : One Year
Total Number of Seats : 20
Announcement of the Course in National/Regional Dailies: May/June
Admission into the course in made on the basis Common Aptitute Test (CAT) held on All India Basis, Group Disscussion and Interview
Tentative Commencement of Course: 1st October
Career Prospects:-
The career opportunities for the Post Graduate Course could range from Non-governmental Sector, Government Sector, Corporate Sector and the Academic institutions as:-
  • Project Director/Programme Managers
  • Counselors & Consultants in CBO
  • Associates with RWA and NGOs
  • Professionals in Hospital Settings
  • Prospective Faculty Members and Instructors/Trainers in Academic Institutes

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