IAP Vaccine Schedule


Age Vaccine Recommended Notes
Hepatitis B1
Administer these vaccines to all newborns before hospital discharge
6 weeks
 DTwP1+HiB1+Hepatitis B2,
Whole cell pertussis vaccine recommended.
Rotavirus may need 2 or 3 doses depending on type of vaccine used(RV1/RV5)
10 weeks
 DTwP 2+HIB2,
PCV 2,
If RV1 used start from 10 weeks.
14 weeks
 DTwP 3+HIB3,IPV3,
PCV 3Rotavirus3,
6 months
Hepatitis B3,OPV1
9 months
 MMR ideally should not be administered before completing 270 days or 9 months of life.Must have 2nd dose at 15 months
9-12 months
Typhoid CV (TCV)(min 4 weeks after MMR)
 Given  4 weeks after MMR vaccine
 booster dose at 2 years of age
12 months
Hepatitis A1
 2nd dose at 18 months
15 months
MMR 2,
Varicella 1**, PCV booster
Varicella second dose: Can be given at anytime 3 months after the 1st dose
16-18 months
DTwP B1/DTaP B1 ,IPV B1,
Hib B1
DTP Booster 1st dose. DTaP can be used.
18 months
Hepatitis A2
2 years
Typhoid booster
Typbar-TCV® or Vi-polysaccharide (Vi-PS) can be used as booster,
Typhoid revaccination every 3 years, if Vi-polysaccharide vaccine is used
Booster of Typbar-TCV® not yet determined
4- 6 years
DTwP B2/DTaP B2 ,Varicella 2**,
10-12 years
HPV vaccine(0,6 months)- Only for Female child
Tdap is followed by Td every 10 years.
HPV 3 doses(0, 1-2, 6 months) in more than 15 year old.

IAP recommends these vaccines under special circumstances.

1-Influenza Vaccine

2-Meningococcal Vaccine

3-Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine

4-Cholera Vaccine

5-Rabies Vaccine

6-Yellow Fever Vaccine

7-Pneumococcal Polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV 23)

Influenza vaccine: Advised in special circumstances. Given after 6 months. 1st time given 2 doses 1 month apart in children >6 months < 9 years, and >9 years one dose only. Thereafter repeated annually. Dose 6-35 months – 0.25ml, >35 months- 0.5ml.

Varicella: Recommended as an optional vaccine.

If you are travelling to an endemic area you may need other vaccines (meningococcal, yellow fever etc.)

BCG,DPT, Measles, oral polio vaccines are given as part of Universal Immunization Program by Govt of India

Reference: Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children Aged 0 through 18 years – India, 2014 and Updates on Immunization. INDIAN PEDIATRICS OCTOBER 15, 2014