Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health

Information about Diploma in Child Health

Duration2 Years
Approved ByUGC
Fees 1 lakh 

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health is a Pediatrics diploma course after the graduation program. Pediatrics is the branch of the medical science where infants, children, and adolescents are given medical treatment. The course mainly emphasis on the nursing care of infants, children, and teenagers. This diploma course is two years in duration. Certain institutes provide the course on the part-time basis.

Paediatrics also spelled pediatrics or podiatry is the subdivision of medication that involves the medical care of babies, children, and adolescents. The American School of Paediatrics indorses persons be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. A medical registrar who specializes in this area is identified as a pediatrician or pediatrician.

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health Eligibility:

  • Candidate should have MBBS degree

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health Duration:

  • Two years

Course Syllabus:

The syllabus for the Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health is as follows:

Sr. No.Subjects of Study
1Basic Sciences and Laboratory Medicine as Applied to Pediatrics and Childhood Diseases.
2Clinical Epidemiology
3Ethics in Pediatrics and Child Care
4Computers in Pediatrics
5Pediatric and Neonatal Therapeutics
6Preventive Pediatrics
7Social Pediatrics
8Psychological Behavioral manifestations disorders
9Growth and Development
11Fluids and Electrolytes
12Emergency pediatric services
14Metabolic diseases
15Neonatology: The fetus and neonatal infant
16Infectious diseases
17Immunological system and its disorders
18Rheumatic diseases and connective tissue disorder of childhood
19Respiratory system
20Cardiovascular system
21Gastrointestinal tract
22Hematology and Neoplastic diseases
23Nephrology and genitourinary tract
24Central and Peripheral Nervous System
25Endocrine system
26Congenital and acquired disorders of eye, ear, nose, throat, bones, and joints
27Miscellaneous diseases

Course Fees:

The fee structure of Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health depends on the institutes but in general, it costs 50,000 rupees per annum.

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health Colleges

There are many colleges and universities providing the course on a full-time basis. The few of them are given below:

  • Lady Hardinge Medical College – L.H.M.C., New Delhi
  • Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner
  • Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences – AIMS, Mandya
  • Baba Raghav Das Medical College – B.R.D.M.C, Gorakhpur

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health Employment Areas

Following are some of the employment areas

  • Medical Colleges & Universities
  • Private Clinics
  • Health/Population/Nutrition Program
  • Community Health Centres
  • Mental Health & Child Health Centres
  • Military Hospitals
  • Medical Content Writing

Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health Job Types

There are following job types

  • Associate Professor
  • Nutrition Coordinator
  • Personal Physician
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Sports Nutritionist


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health course enables the students to go for various child cares, educational and much more like this jobs.
  • They can join private clinics and hospitals and also run their own.
  • One can go for higher degree programs in the same field


These professionals are paid a good amount of salary. The salary depends on the factors like job types, recruiter size, location etc. Generally, fresher get 15K to 20K INR per month.