M.Sc - Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology


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About the Institution

K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru. The college is situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru.


Dean: Prof. (Dr) P S Prakash, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) Prof. Prakash is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.


Anaesthesia & OT Technology: Dr. Sumalatha R.Shetty, MD (Anaesthesiology) has Twenty Two years of teaching experience and has published research articles in various national and international journals.

Admission Procedure - M.Sc (A&OTT)- Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology

In the modern era, major and complicated surgeries are made possible with the aid of high-tech equipments and techniques. To handle these equipments and assist the anaesthesiologist and specialist surgeon, there is a special role for well trained and qualified technologists in the operation theatre.

Duration :2 years INTAKE : 10


A candidate seeking admission to MSc course must have passed Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3½ years duration in the relevant subject recognized as equivalent by Nitte (Deemed to be University), with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. Foreign Nationals and candidates who have qualified from a Foreign University/Board should obtain prior permission from Nitte (Deemed to be University) for equivalence of the qualification. Students seeking admission to any of the MSc courses are required to submit the Admission Enquiry form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission. Admission is based on merit in the qualifying examination

List of documents to be produced at the time of admission

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Degree marks cards of all years (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Provisional/degree certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

M.Sc - Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology


This is a job-oriented course that provides ample job opportunities. Due to the fast-expanding healthcare facilities both in the government and private sector, there is lot of scope for Anaesthesia and OTT professionals. They are usually employed in the operation theatres of large teaching hospitals, private and other corporate hospitals. Postgraduate technologists can take up teaching, research or work as an application specialist, OT technologist, clinical supervisor and even as a clinical research consultant. Professionals may eventually specialise in specific fields such as cardiothoracic, paediatric or any other advanced sub specialities. There is a scope to get a fellowship or Ph. D after postgraduation.

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