Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care & Hospital Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Health Care & Hospital Management is a two year full-time program approved by AICTE. In the first year, students would study basics of healthcare and management & in the second year, students would get specialized in Public Health management / administration stream and learn the management aspects concerned with Health sector. 

PGDHHM is a specialized course meant for imparting administrative and management skills; to work, manage and lead in health sector. Isabella Thoburn College (Professional Studies) aims to prepare students to efficiently work in healthcare initiatives of various state and central Governments, NGOs, Emergency Management, Research Organizations, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and various healthcare organizations. The course also covers two months of intensive summer training and 4 months of dissertation (internship) before campus placements; which can help students practically understand and gather knowledge on adequate health management and administrative practices to make job ready. 

Students after completion of this course can look at lucrative career options and campus placements in NHM (National Health Mission’s), International NGOs for preventive care, Research and Analysis, Program monitoring, implementation, evaluation and management, Management of Emergency Services, Management of healthcare initiatives towards public, health insurance, etc.  

Aim of the Programme:

  • To be a college that instills women with the “essentials” of academic knowledge as well as the business acumen required for a bright professional future.
  • To provide Quality Education and Training to Hospital and Healthcare Personnel.
  • To Provide Trained Manpower to Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations.
  • Capacity Building and Creation of Employment opportunities for youth in the country.


The Course is approved by AICTE
Approval No. is1-3394549541


Admission to PGDHHM shall be made only from the candidates qualified from any one of the six All India Tests ie; CAT,XAT,CMAT,ATMA,MAT,GMAT.

Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 50% aggregate .Marks or equivalent CGPA.

Candidates graduating by 31st July, 2018 can also apply.

The selection of the students shall strictly on the basis of merit only taking into account of the following components and their weights:

  • Score in the Common Admission test-35 to 60%.
  • Score for academic performance in X,XII,UG/PG-5 to 25%.
  • Group discussion/Interview – 20 to 45%.
  • Weightage for participation in sports,Extra-Curricular-5 to 20%.


The course includes theory and practical classes along with project work. It aims in improving the managerial capacities of the students for an effective career in hospital administration. Along with theoretical knowledge you learn the practical skills and apply scientific principles towards managing men, material and money in a hospital or a healthcare setup. Managing human resources is an essential skill that you learn through this course. Other than that, you get to learn about managing the different units and departments in a health care facility for smooth functioning of its day to day operations. You get to learn on skills to see that the patients and the medical staffs are in no way inconvenienced because of any lag on the part of the hospital administration. You also gain upon skills in communication, finance, information management and material handling through this course. Understanding clinical and non-clinical needs of patients, decision making and problem solving are the other skills that you pick up.


  • Didactic Lectures
  • Summer Internships
  • Guest Lectures from Academia and Industry
  • Workshops, Seminars
  • Case studies
  • Projects
  • Dissertations
  • Presentations
  • Assignments
  • Presentations

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