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Bachelor in Health Information Program

The quality of medical care has improved tremendously in the last few decades due to the advances in technology, thus creating fresh challenges in the field of healthcare. It is now widely recognized that health service delivery is a team effort involving both clinicians and non-clinicians, and is not the sole duty of physicians and nurses.1Professionals that can competently handle sophisticated machinery and advanced protocols are now in high demand. In fact, diagnosis is now so dependent on technology, that allied and healthcare professionals (AHPs) are vital to successful treatment delivery. Effective delivery of healthcare services depends largely on the nature of education, training and appropriate orientation towards community health of all categories of health personnel, and their capacity to function as an integrated team.

The handbook has been designed with a focus on performance-based outcomes pertaining to different levels. The learning goals and objectives of the undergraduate and graduate education program will be based on the performance expectations. They will be articulated as learning goals (why we teach this) and learning objectives (what the students will learn). Using the framework, students will learn to integrate their knowledge, skills and abilities in a hands-on manner in a professional healthcare setting. These learning goals are divided into nine key areas, though the degree of required involvement may differ across various levels of qualification and professional cadres:

  • Clinical care
  • Communication
  • Membership of a multidisciplinary health team
  • Ethics and accountability at all levels (clinical, professional, personal and social)
  • Commitment to professional excellence
  • Leadership and mentorship
  • Social accountability and responsibility
  • Scientific attitude and scholarship (only at higher level- PhD)
  • Lifelong learning


4 year or 8 semesters


  • Pass in 10+2 exam or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 45% marks. A candidate also must have passed in English (core or selective or functional) as a subject of studies in the qualifying examination.
  • Diploma in Health Information Management after pass in 10+2 or equivalent with minimum aggregate of 45% marks. A candidate also must have passed in English (CORE or selective or functional) as a subject of studies in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates with two years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences course and shall have pass in 10+2 exam.

Provision of lateral Entry:

There should be a provision for lateral entry for the students who have successfully completed diploma in medical records and would like to pursue Bachelor in Health Information Management. In Such a case, they can directly enter into the second year or 3rd Semester.

Semester-I Semester-II
  • Health operation management l
  • Medical terminology
  • Hospital and health system
  • English Language skills
  • Health record science l
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Medical Terminology ll
  • Research methodology & Bio- Statics
  • Basic computers and information Science
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Principals of Management
  • Community orientation and clinical visit (including related practical to course - Introduction to healthcare delivery system in India.
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Health Information Management -l
  • Information Technology
  • Fundamentals of Management
  • Professional practice in Health Information Management
  • HIM Practicum- 2
  • Health Information Management ll and nomenclature
  • Organizational Development & planning in health Information Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Quality Assurance in Healthcare
  • Healthcare financing
Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Fundamentals of Health Informatics & Data security
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Surgical Procedures (ICD-9CM), CPT, HCPCS and SNOMED-CT
  • Hospital Organizations and Administration and Medical Ethics and Consumer Protection Act
  • Healthcare Policies and standards
  • Human resource management
  • Procedure coding system/s (ICPM, CPT, PCS)
  • Hospital Accounting and Financial Accounting, Health Insurance and billing Design
  • Health Information Management ll, Medical Transcription and Telemedicine (Th+Pr)
  • Application of HIM in Non-traditional settings
Semester-VII Semester-VIII
  • Bachelor in Health Information Management Internship

The program structure may change marginally. The specific details will be given in the Student Handbook.


The Admission Modalities are with reference to the full-time B.Sc in Bachelor in Medical Records program offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura. The medium of instruction is English.


Pass with 45% (40% for ST/SC/OBC candidates) and above aggregate marks in Class XII with Biology, Physics, Chemistry and English as subjects

Final year students in respective qualifying examinations awaiting results can also apply.

Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by July 24, 2019 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirmed subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by September 28, 2019 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

Admission Criteria

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. However, for MBA Programs, students need to appear for the “ICFAI University Tripura Admission Test”. For details please refer page nos. 8 & 11 of the prospectus. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities.


The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.

Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.

The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

Special Reservation:

There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Tripura in any course of ICFAI University, Tripura or in a constituent college, affiliated college, regional centre or study centre within the State of Tripura, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.

Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.

Guidelines to Complete the Application Form: The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form :
  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Students can buy the prospectus by remitting ₹ 500 through online or by cash.

Attested Copies of Certificates:

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Mark sheets/Grade Sheets of all qualifying examinations
  • Non-submission of mark sheets/ grade sheets of all examinations may lead to rejection of application form.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

Submission of Application Form :

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,
University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O.
Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),
Ph : 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,
Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673
WhatsApp : 91-8415952506
E-mail : admissions@iutripura.edu.in
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/iutripura


Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable) and Hostel fee as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee :

All students have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs. 20,000 towards the confirmation of admission.

Program Fee :

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the Student Handbook.

Fee Particulars Bachelor in Medical Records
Fee per semester (Rs.) 35,000
Total program fee (Rs.)  2,80,000
Caution Deposit :

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program.

Bus Facility:

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis.

Hostel :

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester Rs. 12,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (refundable)  Rs. 10,000
Mess Charges  Actual cost will be work out in consultation with Mess Committee.

All payments should be made by way of demand draft drawn in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura.


Bachelor in Medical Records Program
Particulars Dates
Last Date for submission of completed application forms July 15, 2019
Admission Decision July 19, 2019
Registration July 29, 2019
Commencement of Preparatory Classes July 30, 2019
Commencement of Regular Classes Aug. 05, 2019
Bachelor in Medical Records PROGRAM

ICFAI University Tripura offers a new Bachelor program in Medical Record in University campus. This will propelled by the need to strengthen delivery of better patient care treatment services, Research and Higher Education in the field of Health record management.


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