B. Sc. Central Sterilization & Infection Control Technology

Overview of the Program

The B.Sc. in central sterilization and infection control technology is a 3-year undergraduate programme under which, we train students to work as infection control technologist. After undergoing training in subjects of basic medical sciences, students are trained to do sterilization using various techniques like autoclaving, ethylene oxide (ETO) sterilization and other newer techniques. They are trained to maintain and manage central sterilization and supply department (CSSD) functioning. They learn the utilization of numerous diagnostic equipment for example Ventilators, monitors, defibrillators, C-arm etc. and also patient assessment abilities. Training also concentrates on the knowledge and skills of monitoring infection control policy and procedures in the operation theatre. They are further involved in promoting hand hygiene and other infection control practices in different parts of hospital. They are also trained for monitoring, evaluating and managing various types of hospital acquired infections. At the end of three years, students are competent to work as a team member of CSSD and Infection control team at tertiary care establishment. Further, they work as infection control officer in small and medium size health care institutions.


12th Science with biology, physics and chemistry

No of Seats


Duration of course

3 years

Internship duration

1 year after passing final year university Exam

Subjects Covered

Fundamentals of Allied Health Sciences







Introduction to CSSD

Cleaning and Decontamination

Types and Methods of Sterilization

Infection control and Sterilization

Scope in CSSD

Inventory and Logithin

Placement Assistance

Campus Interviews and placement assistance and referral services by the Department to medium to large health care institutes, industry, CSSD units, Infection control team at tertiary care establishment.

Qualifying Examination

As per eligibility

Documents required

1) 10th and 12th Mark sheets + Passing Certificates

2) School/College Leaving Certificate

3) Migration Certificate if Applicable

4) Medical Fitness Certificate

5) Affidavits as per the University Requirements

6) Gap Certificate If applicable (all on 100 Rs. Stamp Paper with Notary)

7) Aadhar Card

8) 6 Passport Size latest Photographs.

*All documents Original + 2 attested copies

Teaching Learning

Allied health science follows an inclusive Learning and Teaching activity which is learner centric and outcome based.

Department is committed to provide good environment/infrastructure, experienced faculty members, modern technology based teaching tools and traditional Indian methods to strengthen the bond between Teacher-student and patients for the holistic development of students.

Department uses a variety of methods for  Teaching – Learning which as follows-

  • Learning Management System
  • Virtual Teaching
  • Didactic Lectures
  • Flip class demonstrations and practical
  • Tutorials
  • Field Visits/Trips/Industrial Visits
  • Internships and Live Projects
  • Hospital Bed Side Teaching
  • Micro Teaching- Small Group Teaching
  • Group Discussions, Case Studies, Seminars, Journal Clubs, Quiz
  • Personality development
  • Outreach and Extension activities
Contact Details

Mrs Sneha Sonawane,
Chief coordinator.

Contact : 9220788670

Email : dyp.alliedhealth@dypatil.edu