Indian-National immunization schedule


Indian-National immunization schedule
At birth or ASAP till 1 year
0.1 ml (0.05 ml in less then 1 month age )
ID/Left upper Arm
OPV-0 at birth or ASAP within first 15 days
OPV1- @ 6 weeks
OPV2- @10 weeks
OPV3- @14 weeks
2 drops
DPT1-  @6weeks
DPT2 - @10 weeks
DPT3- @14 weeks
IM/Antero-lateral side of mid thigh
Hepatitis B
HB-0 @ birth
HB1 - @ 6 weeks
HB2- @ 10 weeks
HB3- @14 weeks
IM/Antero-lateral side of mid thigh
@ 9 months
SC/Right upper arm
Vitamin A (1st Dose)
@9 months with measles
1ml (1 lakh IU)
DPT Booster
16-24 months
5-6 years
IM/Antero-lateral side of mid thigh
IM/Upper Arm
OPV Booster
16-24 months
2 drops
Vitamin- A (2nd to 9th dose )
16 months
Then one dose/month upto 5 years
2ml (2lakh IU)
10 and 16 years
0.5 ml
IM/Upper Arm
Japanese Encephalitis
16-24 months
SC/Left upper Arm
Early Pregnancy
0.5 ml
IM/Upper arm
4 weeks after TT1
0.5 ml
IM/Upper arm
If received 2 TTdoses in a pregnancy within last 3 years*
0.5 ml
IM/Upper arm
·         PO- Per Oral
·         IM –Intra Muscular
·         ID- Intra Dermal
·         ASAP- As soon as Possible
·         Japanese Encephalitis is only in endemic areas


Key updates and major changes in recommendations for IAP Immunization Timetable, 2016
MMR and MMRV vaccines
  • ·         Three doses of MMR at 9 months, 15 months, and between 4-6 years
  • ·         No stand alone measles dose at 9 months;
  • ·         MMRV is approved for use at 4-6 years of age only

Polio immunization
  • ·         The 'alternative' two-dose schedule of 8 and 16 weeks for IPV to be preferred over 3-dose  schedule for primary immunization;
  • ·         A full dose of IM-IPV for children who had already received 2 ID-fIPV doses at 6 and 14 weeks or single dose of IM-IPV at 14 weeks
  • ·         An interval of at least 8 weeks to be maintained between the additional dose and the last dose of ID or IM-IPV;
  • ·         No change in the booster dose schedule of IPV, and OPV immunization schedule;

Typhoid immunization
  • ·         PedaTyph®, the other typhoid conjugate vaccine is now approved for prevention of typhoid   fever in children;
  • ·         Both the typhoid conjugate vaccines, i.e. Typbar-TCV® and PedaTyph® to have the same administrative schedule;
  • ·         Typhoid conjugate vaccine to be preferred over Vi-polysaccharide vaccine for both booster   dose and catch-up vaccination;
  • ·         No change in the booster recommendations;
  • ·         Additional updates on typhoid conjugate vaccines provided

Japanese encephalitis vaccination
·         The recommended age for Japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccination raised to 18 years in endemic regions.
Varicella vaccines
·         A review along with grading of the available brands of monovalent varicella vaccine presented;
·         All the available vaccine brands are approved for use in pediatric population for prevention of varicella;
·         Varilrix® and Variped® score over other brands as far as the evidence on efficacy and safety is concerned
Other updates and changes
  • ·         A brief update on the new dengue vaccine, CYD-TDV (Dengvaxia®) is offered
  • ·         A new accreditation policy for evaluation of different brands of a licensed vaccine in the country is announced;
  • ·         The comments and footnotes for several vaccines are also updated and revised.
A full  updated IAC recommanded time table can be found - Here



anaphysio,4,ASEPSIS AND INFECTION CONTROL,9,audio,1,biochemistry,2,blog,1,BSN Notes: Assessment in Psychiatry,6,BSN Notes: Burns,11,BSN Notes: Care of Terminally Ill Patients,6,BSN Notes: Childhood and Developmental Disorders,6,BSN Notes: Common Behavioural and Social Problems,4,BSN Notes: Common Childhood Diseases,7,BSN Notes: Common Signs And Symptoms,32,BSN Notes: Community Mental Health Nursing,12,BSN Notes: Critical Care,12,BSN Notes: Disaster and Emergency,15,BSN Notes: ENT,8,BSN Notes: Eye,25,BSN Notes: History and Assessment,24,BSN Notes: Introduction of Psychiatry,27,BSN Notes: Legal Issues In Psychiatry,4,BSN Notes: Medication Administration,24,BSN Notes: Neuritic_Stress related and Somatization Disorders,10,BSN Notes: Neurology,6,BSN Notes: Oncological Nursing,8,BSN Notes: Organic Brain Disorders,1,BSN Notes: Oxygenation,3,BSN Notes: Personality_Sexual and Eating Disorders,5,BSN Notes: Principles and Concepts of Psychiatry Nursing,2,BSN Notes: Psych-pharmacology and Other Treatment Modalities,30,BSN Notes: Psychiatry Emergencies and Crisis Intervention,4,BSN Notes: Psychosocial Needs,5,BSN Notes: Schizophrenia and othe Psychotic Disorders,4,BSN Notes: The healthy child,5,BSN Notes: TNPR,9,BSN Notes: Urinary Elimination,14,chn,41,clinicalkannada,4,clinicals1,40,clinicals2,13,clinicals3,33,clinicals4,17,Code of Ethics,3,community,7,Critical thinking,7,drugs,3,Epidemiological Approach,4,Equipment & Linen,9,Equipments & Linen,1,Etics and Legal,1,exa,1,exam,11,featured,19,fon,142,fon3,142,fun,1,geriatric,1,goingbacktodraft,673,graphic,1,Growth and Development,5,he,115,hotspot,6,kannada,63,language,1,Machinery,10,Medications,1,Memory Tools,9,mhn,127,microbiology,3,misc,2,mnemonics,48,msn,137,NCLEX,13,ncp,27,news,4,obg,28,OBG Medications,1,Peri- operative Nursing,2,pharma,29,Physical Examination and Assessment,9,Psychology,2,Pulse,7,resources,1,Respiration,4,Transitional care,1,Ventilators,5,voice,2,
item Indian-National immunization schedule
Indian-National immunization schedule
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy