Diploma in Hospital General Duty Assistant


  • Level of Programme Diploma
  • Duration 2 years
  • Average Start Salary 1.2 - 2 lakhs per annum
  • Language English
  • Assessments Yes
Course Description

In General Duty Assistant (GDA) Course, The trainee will be providing patient care and facilitates training that maintain an appropriate environment. The key responsibilities of the General Duty Assistant (GDA) is to provide the daily care of the patients, patient health, and safety.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

A minimum aggregate score of 45% (40% for SC/ST candidates) at the 10 level must have been scored.


Year I

Introduction to Healthcare Systems

Broad functions of Patient Care Assistant

Introduction to Human BodyStructure & Function Theory

Personnel Hygiene & Professional  Behaviour

Bio Medical  Waste Management Theory

Emergency Medical Response Theory

Body Mechanics

Positioning/Trans ferring/Mobility of patients

Observing and Reporting

 Consent,Documentation & Records

Patient’s Rights & Environment

Patient – Basic care and needs


Bed Making

Year II

Fall Prevention

Mortuary Management

Special Procedures

Role of General  Duty Assistan

Infections control and prevention

Institutional Emergencies, Fire safety and & security 

Emergencies in health care and response to patient call

Basic Computer Knowledge

Soft Skills And

  Case study