B.Sc Radiotherapy

About B.Sc Radiotherapy

B.Sc Radiotherapy is a three-year undergraduate course that imparts knowledge about radiation therapy to treat cancer and other diseases with ionizing radiation. The main aim of this course is to instill skills and knowledge related to radiotherapy. B.Sc Radiotherapy trains students into radiotherapy professionals and there is a huge demand for the same. 

B.Sc Radiotherapy Course Highlights

Course Level



Three Years

Examination Type

Semester Wise

Admission Process

Merit-Based/Entrance Exam

Course Fee

INR 20,000 to INR 3.5 Lacs

Employment Sectors

Government and Private Hospitals, Medical Healthcare facilities, Cancer Hospitals, Educational Institutes

Average Salary

INR 2.5 Lacs to INR 4 Lacs


B.Sc Radiotherapy Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for B.Sc Radiography course is as follows:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised board in India.

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as mandatory subjects.

  • Some institutes require a minimum aggregate score of 50% in class 12 an additional criterion of eligibility for B.Sc Radiotherapy

B.Sc Radiotherapy


First Year:


Radiation Hazards and Protection


Fundamentals of computer science


Communication Skills and Personality Development

Generation and Properties of X-Ray

General Radiography



Second Year:

General Radiography 2

Organizational Behavior

CT-Scan 1

Environmental Science




Third Year:

Doppler and Echography

Anesthesia in Diagnostic Radiology

MRI – 2

Human Resource

CT-Scan 2

Interventional in Diagnostic Radiology

Nuclear Medicine and PET Scan


B.Sc Radiotherapy Admission Process

  • Admission to the B.Sc Radiotherapy course is either done on the basis of merit or on the basis of the entrance exam.

    Direct Admissions

    The direct admission process is followed by a majority of colleges in India.

    Through this pathway, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in 10+2.

    For this, candidates simply have to apply to the college/university.

    After the board results are out, the colleges will release their cut-off scores.

    If candidates have scored more than or equal to the cut-off scores of the intended college, they will be eligible for enrollment at that institute.

    On the basis of Entrance Exams

    The second way for admission to the B.Sc Radiotherapy course is an entrance exam.

    In this pathway, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the entrance examinations of an institute.

    For this, candidates first have to apply to the university/ college.

    The institute will provide candidates with an exam schedule.

    When the results of the exam are out, the college will release the cut-off or merit list.

Career Options and Job Prospects

Employment Areas
  • Fitness Centres
  • Health Clubs
  • Physiotherapy Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Sports Training Facilities
  • Private Clinics
  • Orthopaedic Departments
  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers
Job Roles
  • Physiotherapist
  • Osteopath
  • Research Assistant
  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator
  • Therapy Manager
Salary After MPT
  • The entry-level salary of a physiotherapist is between Rs. 2.75 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh.
  • However, salary packages are higher at private clinics and hospitals as compared to government ones.