Minor Program

Program Overview

Under-Graduate students from any department or school of the institute (e.g. Electrical Engineering, School of Management, Industrial Design Centre, etc.) can earn a minor degree in Healthcare informatics from KCDH, by earning 30 credits (equivalent to five full-semester courses, each of 6 credits)


Curriculum Structure

  • In total 30 credits (equivalent to five full-semester courses, each of 6 credits) are to be completed.
  • The course DH 302: Introduction to Public Health Informatics (6 credit) is mandatory.
Course Code Course Name Credits Department/Center
DH 302 Introduction to Public Health Informatics 6 KCDH
  • Three more PG level elective courses are to be completed out of the three groups
Group 1: Healthcare Standards, Clinical Applications & Healthcare Foundation
Course Code Course Name Credits Department/Center
CL 662 Introduction to Computational Biology 6 Chemical Engineering
BB 663 Medical Imaging Physics 3 Biosciences and Bioengineering
BB 627 Medical Imaging Methods 3 Biosciences and Bioengineering
BB 603 Physiology for Engineers 6 Biosciences and Bioengineering
BB 626 Modeling Biological Systems and Processes 6 Biosciences and Bioengineering
DH 301 Basic Epidemiology 6 KCDH
BB 607 Proteomics: Principles and Techniques 6 Biosciences and Bioengineering
ME6114 Joint Biomechanics 6 Mechanical Engineering
BB 624 Microfluidics: physics and applications 6 Biosciences and Bioengineering
BB 656 Introduction to Mechanobiology 6 Biosciences and Bioengineering
Group 2: Healthcare Analytic
Course Code Course Name Credits Department/Center
SI 528 Biostatistics 6 Mathematics
CS 736 Medical Image Computing 6 Computer science and Engineering
EE 769 Introduction to Machine Learning 6 Electrical Engineering
IE 615 Data Analytics in Operations Research 6 Industrial Engineering and Operational Research
Healthcare Performance Metrics 6 KCDH
DH308 Clinical Data Management 6 KCDH
CS 419 Introduction to Machine Learning 6 Computer Science Engineering
DS 303 Introduction to Machine Learning 6 Centre for Studies In resources Engineering
CS 754 Advanced Image Processing 6 Computer Science Engineering
CS 769 Optimization in Machine Learning 6 Computer Science Engineering
Group 3: Health Systems & Policy & Ethics.
Course Code Course Name Credits Department/Center
PS 619 Health Policy: An Introduction 6 Continuing Education Program
IE 709 IEOR for Health Care 6 Industrial Engineering and Operational Research
HS 633 Econometrics of Programme Evaluation 6 Humanities and Social Science
DH 304 Economics of Health Care 6 KCDH
  • Every student must take credit courses from at least two of the groups. The courses under these groups includes specialized courses offered by the faculty members associated with KCDH and approved by the suitable academic committee of KCDH.
  • An RnD project of 6 credits can be taken in lieu of a full semester course of 6 credits towards the completion of 30 credits to earn the MINOR degree. However, students have to identify and get the consent of a faculty member associated with KCDH to guide him/her for the RnD project.
Reference: Page 36 of the UG Rule book

Courses offered in Autumn 2021-22

Course Code Course Name Instructor Prerequisite
DH 302 Introduction to Public Health Informatics Ganesh Ramakrishnan BB101
DH 301 Basic Epidemiology Siuli Mukhopadhyay None
BB 663 Medical Imaging Physics Debjani Paul None
BB 627 Medical Imaging Methods Hari Varma None
PS 619 Health Policy: An Introduction Arnab Jana None
BB 607 Proteomics: Principles and Techniques Sanjeeva Srivastava BB101

Courses offered in Spring 2021-22

Course Code Course Name Instructor Prerequisite
DH 304 Economics of Health Care Prof. Souvik Banerjee NA
DH 308 Clinical Data Management Dr. Nirmal Panjabi NA
IE 709 IEOR for Health Care Prof. Ashutosh Mahajan NA
CS 419 Introduction to Machine Learning Prof. Abir De NA
DS 303 Introduction to Machine Learning Prof. Biplab Banerjee NA
ME6114 Joint Biomechanics Prof. Darshan Sha NA
BB 624 Microfluidics: physics and applications Prof. Debjani Paul NA
BB 656 Introduction to Mechanobiology Prof. Shamik Sen NA
CS 736 Medical Image Computing Prof. Suyash Awate NA
CS 754 Advanced Image Processing Prof. Ajit V. Rajwade NA
CS 769 Optimization in Machine Learning Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan NA