Diploma in Interventional Radiology

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Diploma / Certification

Course Duration:

2 years


10+2 with physics, chemistry, and math/biology with minimum 50% marks.

Course Details:

Interventional Radiology is a medical sub-specialty of radiology which is used to diagnose and treat diseases through minimally invasive image-guided procedures. It is generally sub divided into Neuro IR and Body Vascular IR. An interventional radiologist specializes in imaging diagnosis and targeted minimally invasive treatments. It requires a deep understanding of imaging and pathology of various conditions, radiation physics and radiation equipment and so these professionals are further trained in interventional procedures in addition to their diagnostic skills.

The programme trains students to conduct a series of imaging techniques and develop the ability to interpret them. Diploma holders may assist radiologists in various interventional procedures such as renal biopsy, FNAC or special guided ultra-sonography procedures such as CT and MRI. Students are also taught about the careful maintenance of all radiological equipment and timely update diagnostic records. The course includes the study of both diagnostic and therapeutic radiography, along with clinical radiotherapy and clinical chemotherapy.

The first-year curriculum comprises of radiation physics, computer applications, hospital practice, patient care, knowledge of equipment of radio diagnosis, radiographic techniques, darkroom techniques, radiographic protection and much more. During the second year students learn about CT, MRI, USG, nuclear medicine, use of contrast media, revision and internal examination.

Era University is Uttar Pradesh's best para-medical training schools, where students get the opportunity to undergo hands-on training at Era's Lucknow Medical College & Hospital, its constituent medical college (ELMC). Our efforts of implementing technology in the classroom through innovative teaching methods and approaches has significantly improved student engagement, motivation and thereby enhanced the learning process.It is because of the dedicated academic training activities which help EU enjoy the repute of being among the best colleges for radiology training colleges in Lucknow UP.


Radiology is a fascinating medical specialty, with an amazing work environment every day. If you are interested in realistic procedures then interventional radiology might be the right profession for you. The career pathways are quite promising and on completion of the diploma students are eligible for jobs in both government and private hospitals, cardiac care centers, etc. or work as assistant IR, head lab technician and radiology technologist.


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