B.Sc - Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology

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.

Eligibility and Admission Procedure - B.Sc - Anaesthesia & Operation Theatre Technology

Pass in 10+2, with 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as one of the languages of study. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Students seeking admission to any of the BSc 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.

Documents required for admission to BSc Courses

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • 12th standard equivalent marks card/pass 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.)

  • Commencement of course

    The course commences as per the date prescribed by Nitte (Deemed to be University), most likely in the first week of August. The exact date will be communicated by the Institution.

Program Structure:

Year Courses
Year I Human Anatomy
Operation theatre Management
i Communicative English*
ii Constitution of India*
iii Kannada*
Year II Pathology
Basics of Anaesthesia
Surgery -Basics
i.Human Rights, Gender Equity and Environmental studies*
Year III Applied anaesthesia
Applied Surgery
Emergency Medicine and Critical care
Speciality Anaesthesia
i Biostatistics*

Other requirements: Internship (6 months)

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Demonstrate basic knowledge of pathophysiology of common conditions requiring surgical procedures 
  • PO2: Prepare the operation theater, load and label requested drugs, gather and assemble the surgical equipment for common surgical procedures as per the complexity and duration.
  • PO3: Recognize the anxiety of patients in peri-operative state and appropriately assist to shift, induce anaesthesia and position patient for surgical procedure.
  • PO4: Assist consultant in emergency department while receiving acutely ill patients, stabilize them and transport in or out of hospital as per the individual needs.
  • PO5: Organise drugs, equipment and monitors for procedures outside operation theater including endoscopies, imaging, electro convulsive therapy and transport etc. and monitor through the procedure
  • PO6: Function as a member of rescue / code blue team in recognising cardiac arrest and participate in revival cum cardiopulmonary resuscitation inside and outside hospital.
  • PO7: Manage the overall upkeep of the equipment used in intensive care unit and transport of critically ill patients and assist the specialist in resuscitation, management and transfer of such patients with appropriate paraphernalia.
  • PO8: Contribute in planning, setting up, commissioning, maintaining and managing operation theater, emergency departments, and intensive care unit, cardiac catheterization lab and emergency response services as a team member.
  • PO9: Engage oneself in self-assessment and structure their continuing professional education to refine existing skills and acquire new skills for patient care and professional advancement. 
  • PO10: Practice professional and ethical responsibilities with high degree of credibility, integrity and social concern.