DIPLOMA IN OPHTHALMIC ASSISTANT (DOA) PDF Print E-mail

 

Objective

The aim of the course is to teach and train students in Ophthalmology and techniques of ophthalmology.

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Duration of Course

2 Years

Eligibility

+2 with science subject or Pre Degree with Physics, Chemistry and Biology

The course is aimed at training students in Ophthalmology and techniques of ophthalmology

OBJECTIVES

To train the students to acquire knowledge and skill in testing of glasses, retinoscopy, identifying common eye diseases, conducting camps and taking active role in prevention of blindness.

 

COURSE DURATION

The duration of the course is two years
One year at the teaching centre
6 months in mobile unit
6 months in PHC

 

ELIGIBILITY

40% Marks in Science subjects in 10 +2 or equivalent from recognized university or Board of examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. Relaxaton of 5% marks will be allowed to SC/ST candidates.
Age should not be less than 17 years. Candidate shall be between the age group of 17-35 yrs.
Selection to the course will be strictly on merit

INSTITUTION & COLLEGES

Government institutions/Colleges
Sl. No Name of college/institution Number of seats
1 Govt: medical college,Thiruvananthapuram 5
2 PIPMS, Govt Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram( SC / St only) 20
3 Govt: Medical college, Kozhikkode 10
4 Govt: Medical college,Kottayam 15
5 Govt: Medical college, Thrissur 5
6 Govt: Medical college,Thrissur ( SC/ ST only) 20
7 Govt: Medical college, Alappuzha 5
Total seats 80

Private institutions / colleges

Sl.No Name of college/ institution Total Number of seats Merit seat Management seat
1 National Institute of Paramedical SCiences,Mampatta, ,Kozhikkode 30 15 15
2 Comtrust eye hospital,kozhikkode 30 15 15
3 Ahalia Foundation, Eye hospital,Palakkad 30 15 15
4 Dr.Sommervell Memorial CSI Medical College& Hospital,Karakonam,Trivandrum. 30 15 15
5 Chaithanya eye Hospital,Kesavadasapuram,Trivandrum 10 05 05
6 Kannur Medical college,Anjarakandi 30 15 15
7 Medical Trust Hospital ,Kochi 15 8 7
Total Seats
175
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