IAP Recommended Vaccination Schedule in India

Vaccines are suggested to avoid dangerous and also less harmful diseases. Children will need several doses of these vaccines to get maximum protection. It is necessary to follow the prescribed schedule of doses. Read more here..

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Vaccines are suggested to avoid dangerous and also less harmful diseases. Children will need several doses of these vaccines to get maximum protection. It is necessary to follow the prescribed schedule of doses.

Government of India’s latest guidelines lists Mandatory and Optional vaccines for babies at the following age groups:

Image showing vaccination schedule at different ages
Baby Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinations to be given at birth (Newborn)

  1. BCG
  2. OPV 0
  3. Hepatitis-B 1

These are some vaccines which have to be given right after the birth of the baby, before it gets discharged from the hospital.

Vaccines for 6 weeks baby (1.5 Month Old)

  1. IPV 1
  2. Hepatitis-B 2
  3. DTP 1
  4. Rotavirus 1
  5. Influenza type B (Hib 1)
  6. PCV 1

Vaccinations for 10 weeks baby (2.5 Month Old)

  1. DTP 2
  2. IPV 2
  3. Influenza type B (Hib 2)
  4. Rotavirus 2
  5. PCV 2

Vaccines at 14 weeks (3.5 Month Old)

  1. DTP 3
  2. IPV 3
  3. Hib 3
  4. Rotavirus 3
  5. PCV 3

Vaccinations for 6 Months Old

  1. OPV 1
  2. Hep-B 3

Vaccines for 9 months old baby

  1. OPV 2
  2. MMR 1

Vaccines for 9-12 months old baby

  1. Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

Vaccinations for one year old baby (12 Month Old)

  1. Hep-A 1

Vaccines for baby at 1.3 years (15 Month Old)

  1. MMR
  2. Varicella
  3. PCV Booster

Vaccination for 1.4 years old (16-18 Month Old)

  1. DTP B1
  2. IPV B1
  3. Hib B1

Vaccination for 1.6 year old baby (18 Months Old)

  1. Hep-A 2

Vaccination for 2 year old baby (24 Months Old)

  1. Booster of Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine

Vaccines for 4-6 years old baby

  1.  B2
  2. OPV 3
  3. Varicella 2
  4. MMR 3

Vaccination for 10-12 years old child

  1. Tdap/Td
  2. HPV

 

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