After completion of this programme, a student should be able to achieve the following objectives:

  • Imbibe comprehensive knowledge of ongoing Maternal and Child Programmes and be able to manage Health Care Services at different institutional levels;
  • Tackle the disease outbreaks and effectively manage the National Health Programmes especially in relation to MCH services;
  • Provide antenatal care including those of high risk pregnancy, conduct normal delivery, handle common emergency care related to pregnancy and its outcome and identify referral situations;
  • Manage common gynecological morbidity and provide family planning services;
  • Provide newborn care, identify high risk babies, diagnose and manage common childhood morbidity including emergencies; and
  • Acquire knowledge on nutritional needs, assess growth and development of children and manage their respective problems.

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility: MBBS/ B.Sc./ DMLT

Selection Procedure: Merit+PI

Career Prospects

Career Prospects


Market Value of the Course:

  • After doing this course the candidate is eligible to hold the post of coordinator of maternal and child health in the most advanced centered of the country