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Diploma in Dialysis Technician (D.D.T.)

All About Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Course

Diploma in Dialysis Technique is a two-year certification-based skill development course for paramedical students. The Diploma in Dialysis deals with the proper maintenance, usage, disposal and operation of the dialysis machine as a whole.

Another name for this Diploma course is the Diploma in Dialysis Technology (DDT). The students are taught the proper usage of dialysis machines as well as the dialysis technique on the whole. As a result, they become well-trained dialysis technicians and can work more aptly in the hospital and medical centres, especially, dialysis centres.

Why Study Diploma in Dialysis Techniques?

  • Diploma in Dialysis Technique trains the student in the procedure of dialysis therapeutic assistance. The certificate course is a boon to all those health or paramedical staff who want to learn the dialysis technique in a short duration.
  • The diploma teaches the significance of dialysis technicians as well as the dialysis technique in healthcare to the students. In addition to this, the courses enable the students to identify the major treatment options for end-stage renal disease.
  • The students will be able to spread awareness in the patients to prevent urinary tract infections and peritonitis.
  • Furthermore, the paramedical diploma accelerates the professional and technical growth of the students. The students are taught the principles of safe practice and the ethical responsibilities of the paramedical field.
  • Diploma in Dialysis Technique inculcates the skills of maintenance of dialysis equipment. The students can also examine the patients independently and suggest an appropriate treatment.
  • Diploma in Dialysis Technique enhances students' ability of planning, organizing and reporting various diagnoses and related treatments.
  • Moreover, the students are taught the usage of recent technologies and the interpretation of clinical data.

Who should study Diploma in Dialysis Techniques?

  • Students who have interest in the domain of therapeutic assistance.
  • Those who have a career in the domain of medical testing and diagnosis in mind.
  • Those who are looking for skill-based jobs.
  • Those who want a career start in the domain of medicine and treatment.

·       Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Admission Process   

The majority of educational institutions offer admission in the Diploma in Dialysis Techniques via a merit-based mode. However, some institutes offer diploma courses based on a Common Entrance Test (CET).

·         Read the important pointers from below to know in detail about the admission process of the Diploma in Dialysis Technique.


  • The merit-based mode of admission follows a simple four-step procedure.
  • The candidates must register for the Diploma in Dialysis Technique by visiting the official website of the university.
  • Several institutions follow a selection round of Group discussions or Personal Interviews to expel non-serious candidates.
  • The university further verifies all the necessary documents of the candidate.
  • However, the medical colleges shortlist the students based on relevant experience as well academic records.

Entrance Based

  • The students must fill the application form for the Common Entrance Test (CET) for those colleges who enrol via entrance test mode.
  • Download the admit card or hall ticket for the appearance in the entrance exam.
  • Passing in the entrance cum admission test is compulsory to secure a seat in the Diploma of Dialysis Technique.
  • After the successful conduction of the entrance examination, each college or university reveals a merit list. The merit list has the names of candidates who successfully passed the test, that is, scored the cut off marks.
  • The universities open the admission process for the students subsequently.
  • After the verification of documents, the final allotment of the seats takes place.
  • The students must pay the required amount for enrolling on the Diploma in Dialysis Technique.

Note: Each University follows a specific admission procedure. The above-mentioned guidelines inform the candidates about the general admission process. For a detailed process, the candidate must visit the official website of the institute.

Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Eligibility 

The candidates must check the eligibility criteria from the following points before applying for the diploma in Dialysis Technique.

  • Each student must pass 10+2 examinations from the science stream from a recognised state or Central Board.
  • The interested candidates must score a minimum percentage of 50 marks (general category), or 50 marks (reserved category) in their 10+2 examinations to apply for the Diploma course.
  • The candidates must have studied Physics as well as chemistry in their 11+12 standard. Also, the students must be well known in Biology or Mathematics of 12th standard.
  • The candidate must have completed 17 years of age and must be less than 25 years of age at the time of joining the course.

Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Admission 2023 

  • Each University releases a separate application form. So, the candidate must visit the official website of the desired university to get regular updates.
  • The universities which follow a merit-based procedure will release a minimum cut off and the candidates scoring the respective marks as per the cut off can visit the college for the verification of documents.
  • Some Universities follow an Entrance Based approach to enrol students in the Diploma in Dialysis Technique.
  • The most popular entrance exams for the enrolment of students in the diploma of dialysis technique are CEE AMPAI Masters, DUCET, ICET, and DAVV CET.

·         Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Syllabus

·         The Diploma has a maximum duration of 2 years which is further subdivided into 4 semesters. However, the minimum duration of the course can be 6 months to 1 year depending on the particular college. The syllabus of the Dialysis Technique is designed to teach all the basic concepts of the paramedical field to the students.

·         Refer to the table below to the syllabus of the Diploma in Dialysis Technique.

                                                                                                                          First Year 

Procedure Recording

Functioning of Kidneys

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Patient Care Management

Communication Language

Central Nervous System

Structure of a cell

The Respiratory System

The Circulatory System

Reproductive System


Endocrine System

The Digestive System

The Lymphatic System

                                                                                                                     Second Year

Renal Diseases


Supervising Patient and Machine

Dialysis: Procedure and Result


Liver Diseases and Causes of Malfunction

History of dialysis

Principles and types of dialysis

Precautions before and after dialysis

Vascular access for dialysis


Complication and management of complications during dialysis

·         Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Subjects

·         The diploma in dialysis techniques has several subjects related to the paramedical field. However, the main subjects are mainly focused on the dialysis technique, the equipment of dialysis, the procedure, maintenance and disposal of the fluids.

·         Refer to the list below to know the subjects of the Dialysis Technique.

Patient Information Collection

Overview of Kidneys Functioning

Working Environment

Procedure recording on the medical chart

Patient and Equipment monitoring

Classification, segregation, and collection of waste

Patient Care Management

Computer basics

Kidney Disorders

Diagnostic test

Communicative English


Diploma in Dialysis Techniques Jobs

The students will get rewarding salary packages after the completion of the Diploma in Dialysis Technique. The salary or the annual package depends on certain factors including the hospital, its location, its status, the position you’re applying for.

Top Job Profiles

The top profiles are divided into two categories mainly top government jobs and top private jobs.

  • The government job profiles for the Diploma in Dialysis Technique include Government Dialysis Technician, Dialysis Executive, Therapeutic Assistance, Additional professor, Medical attendant, Dialysis assistant in a government hospital, and an Assistant professor job in a government college.
  • The government sectors provide more opportunities in comparison to the private healthcare sector.
  • The top-notch paramedical jobs in the private sector are dialysis in charge, medical assistant, unit supervisor, lab assistant, and technician in private hospitals.

Job Profile

Job Description

Average Salary(INR)

Dialysis in charge

The work of dialysis in charge is to keep a stringent check on the dialysis procedure, the patient, the dialysis equipment, and the surrounding areas. He ensures the safe and feasible management of the dialysis technique. The dialysis in charge makes sure that the patient is at ease throughout the dialysis.

1,80,000 INR

Lab Assistant

As the name suggests, the job role of a lab assistant is to assist in the conduction of the dialysis process. A lab assistant prepares the dialysis setup ensuring everything is at the right setup. He also helps the other medical staff in the organisation of the lab. 

1,40,000 INR

Medical Assistant

The medical assistant is responsible for assisting the senior level paramedical officers/staff. He doesn’t perform the dialysis but is responsible for managing the administrative functions.

1,72 ,000 INR

Skill Trainer

The skill trainer trains the newly recruited employees in the process of dialysis. He imparts knowledge of every aspect of paramedical functioning. In other words, he imparts similar skills in the fresher.

2,00,000 INR

Unit Supervisor

The major responsibility of the unit supervisor is to supervise the overall functioning as well as the working of the junior paramedical officers in the dialysis ward.

2,50,000 INR



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