Program Code

Under Graduate


3 Years


Programme Overview

B.Sc. in Central Sterilization Supply Department 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.

Programme Objectives

The specific educational objectives of the course aim at favoring the following competencies:

  • To develop a professional technician who will maintains the cleanliness, functionality and inventory of healthcare instrumentation and equipment.
  • To develop technician who will be skilled for sterilizing instrumentation and equipment through a series of critical steps.
  • To develop a responsible technician who will ensures that patients avoid infections and those doctors, nurses and allied health professionals are able to access the instrumentation and equipment they need immediately.

Programme Outcomes

During the study, the candidates are responsible for caring for all the surgical instruments and additionally their disinfection and sterilization. Candidates help the specialist amid operations and nearly take care of the medications, anesthetic gases, curtains, and sterilization necessities during surgery. A student is introduced to the various sterilization machines used to sterilize instruments. By the end of the course a student learns efficiently on how to use sterilization techniques to sterilize instruments and redistribute them for future use.

Career Path

After doing Bsc in CSSD, depending upon your aptitude, interest and skill set, you can work in the following areas:

  • Assembling & Packaging Area.
  • Autoclaving Area.
  • Sterile Storage Area

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • Intermediate (10+2) or its equivalent in PCB stream

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Communication skills In English
02. Basics of Anatomy
03. Basics of Physiology
04. Applied Microbiology and sterile supply services
05. Basics of Anatomy (Practical)
06. Basics of Physiology (Practical)

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Fundamentals of IT
02. Biochemistry
03. Pharmacology
04. Patient Examination
05. Pharmacology (Practical)
06. Biochemistry & Pathology (Practical)

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Overview of the Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD)
02. Standard Precautions of CSSD
03. Isolation Policies and Procedures
04. CSSD Equipment Handling & Maintenance and Fundamentals of Engineering
05. Overview of the Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) (Practical)
06. Standard Precautions of CSSD (Practical)

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. Risk of Infection from Medical Equipment
02. Instrument Processing (Cleaning Process)
03. Disinfection and Sterilization
04. Monitoring Effectiveness of Sterilization and Autoclave Maintenance
05. Instrument Processing (Cleaning Process) (Practical)
06. Disinfection and Sterilization (Practical)

Semester V

S.No. Subject
01. Endoscope Cleaning/Disinfection and Monitoring Reprocessing
02. Policy on Sterilization
03. Infection Control Policies and Procedures
04. Linkage with Other Departments
05. Instrument Processing (Cleaning Process) (Practical)
06. Disinfection and Sterilization (Practical)

Semester VI

S.No. Subject
01. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Patient Transport
02. Post-HIV Exposure Management, High-Risk Areas and Procedures
03. Biomedical Waste Management
04. Disaster Management
05. Instrument Processing (Cleaning Process) (Practical)
06. Disinfection and Sterilization (Practical)

How to Apply

If the program fascinates you yet you are not able to decide upon the right one to choose, you can acquire our Free Tele Counselling session. In case you have any issues or queries regarding the admission, you can fill out the Admission Enquiry form and we shall reach out to you within 24 hours. If you have made up your mind about going ahead with the program, you can fill out the Online Application Form.


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