Generation India


Care for people and build your career as a Patient Care Assistant.

Caring for people, building your career. That’s the opportunity you’ll get from joining the Generation India entry-level healthcare program for Patient Care Assistants. You’ll learn to help patients, learn English and computer skills, and work with medical professionals. On graduation, you’ll be ready to start work in a hospital or nursing home.

"Generation has given me a future"—Generation graduate

Program Details

Locations: Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chennai, Bangalore, Lucknow, Patna

Technical Skills

  • Basics of anatomy and physiology
  • Common diseases and universal precautions
  • General surgical and medical intruments
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Patient hygiene
  • Patient transport and positioning
  • Feeding a patient

Behavior & Mindsets

  • Sympathy
  • Empathy
  • Growth mindset
  • Future orientation
  • Professionalism
  • Prioritization


retention rate after 3 months in GDA job


  • Class 8th pass or 10th pass
  • Currently between the ages of 18-29 years and not currently in full time employment

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Care for people and build your career as a Patient Care Assistant.

Join a valued network

When you join Generation, you’re not just learning job skills, you’re joining a valuable network of mentors and peers that you can rely upon throughout your career.


Nazni | India

“I had been looking for a job long before I joined Generation, but I couldn’t find one because I wasn’t qualified enough. I got very depressed, thinking that even after studying until Higher Secondary, I wasn’t doing anything.”

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India Partners

Includes partners across all India programs

IL&FS Skills  •  McKinsey & Company
Alteryx   •   Citicorp   •   EduBridge Learning   •   McKinsey Knowledge Center   •   NSDC   •   Odisha Skills & Development Authority (OSDA)   •   Sodexo   •   United Way India

India Employers

Includes employers across all India programs

Apex Hospitals   •   Apollo Cancer Hospital   •   Artemis   •   Basavatarakarama Cancer Institute   •   Batra Hospital   •   Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital   •   Citrus Hotels   •   Columbia Asia   •   Crowne Plaza   •   Eternal Health Care Center   •   Fortis Memorial Research Institute   •   Four Points by Sheraton   •   Holiday Inn   •   Indus Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad   •   Kaveri Hospital   •   KIMS Hospitals   •   M S Ramaiah Memorial Hospital   •   Manipal Hospitals   •   Manipal Integrated Services   •   Matrix Hospital   •   Max Healthcare   •   Max Smart Super Speciality Hospital   •   Maxcure   •   Medanta   •   Mehta Hospital   •   Metro Hospital, NCR   •   Moolchand   •   Nando’s India   •   Omega Hospitals   •   Prime Hospital   •   QRG   •   Sarvodaya Hospital and Research Centre, Faridabad   •   St. Theresa’s Hospital   •   Taj Vivanta   •   The Leela Group   •   The Umrao   •   Vijaya Health Care   •   Westin

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