Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health

Information about Diploma in Child Health

Eligibility MBBS
Duration 2 Years
Approved By UGC
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
1 Basic Sciences and Laboratory Medicine as Applied to Pediatrics and Childhood Diseases.
2 Clinical Epidemiology
3 Ethics in Pediatrics and Child Care
4 Computers in Pediatrics
5 Pediatric and Neonatal Therapeutics
6 Preventive Pediatrics
7 Social Pediatrics
8 Psychological Behavioral manifestations disorders
9 Growth and Development
10 Nutrition
11 Fluids and Electrolytes
12 Emergency pediatric services
13 Genetics
14 Metabolic diseases
15 Neonatology: The fetus and neonatal infant
16 Infectious diseases
17 Immunological system and its disorders
18 Rheumatic diseases and connective tissue disorder of childhood
19 Respiratory system
20 Cardiovascular system
21 Gastrointestinal tract
22 Hematology and Neoplastic diseases
23 Nephrology and genitourinary tract
24 Central and Peripheral Nervous System
25 Endocrine system
26 Congenital and acquired disorders of eye, ear, nose, throat, bones, and joints
27 Miscellaneous 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.