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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, Thrissur5
6
Govt: Medical college,Thrissur ( SC/ ST only)20
7
Govt: Medical college, Alappuzha5
  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 3015
15
2
Comtrust eye hospital,kozhikkode
30
15
15
3
Ahalia Foundation, Eye hospital,Palakkad
3015
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
   7Medical Trust Hospital ,Kochi
         15
      8
            7
                                               Total Seats
        175
    88           87