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MS - Opthalmology

MS - Opthalmology

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Admission Procedure MS - Ophthalmology

Eligibility:

Pass in MBBS from a recognized medical college with permanent registration of any State Medical Council. Candidate should be NEET-PG qualified.

Admission to both General and NRI category seats in MD/MS is based on inter-se merit in NEET-PG.

Admission Procedure

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, students seeking admission to MD/MS program will be required to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET-PG which will be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) generally in January each year. The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET-PG, declaration of the result and providing the result to MCC, DGHS, MoHFW for onward transmission to State Counselling Authorities. NBE has no role in counselling and allotment of seats.

Application form for NEET-PG can be submitted online through the website www.nbe.edu.in on notification. Students are advised to carefully read the Information Bulletin and keep the correct details ready, before submission of the form. Kindly visit www.mcc.nic.in after announcement of the NEET-PG results to know the procedure of counselling in Deemed/Central Universities.

Documents required for admission to MD/MS (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • Admit card issued by NBE
  • Result/rank letter issued by NBE
  • NEET-PG allotment letter & score card
  • SSLC or equivalent marks card or birth certificate
  • MBBS degree marks cards of all years
  • Internship completion certificate
  • Provisional/MBBS degree certificate
  • Medical Council Registration certificate
  • Karnataka Medical Council Registration certificate (compulsory for all students)
  • MCI recognition of MBBS degree
  • Transfer certificate
  • Conduct certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Physically handicapped certificate issued by the authorized medical boards (if applicable)
  • Physical fitness & blood group certificate
  • PAN card copy of the parent and student
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • For NRI category admission: NRI status proof (Passport copy, employment certificate, Residence proof, Income tax documents, Sponsorship letter of parent/sponsor)
  • 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.)

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in

Program Structure:

Paper I Basic Sciences
Anatomy of the eye and orbit
Ocular physiology
Ophthalmic pathology
Microbiology and Immunology
Biochemistry relevant to ophthalmology
Geometric and ophthalmic optics
Paper II Disorders of Refraction
Concomitant Strabismus and Amblyopia
Disorders of the Sclera
Disorders of the Uvea
Immune ocular disorders
Disorders of the Cornea
Disorders of the Conjunctiva
Paper III Disorders of the Orbit
Disorders of the lids
Disorders of the Lacrimal system
Neuroophthalmology
Paediatric ophthalmology
Paper IV Glaucoma
Systemic ophthalmology
Disorders of the Retina
Disorders of the Lens
Community ophthalmology
Ocular Pharmacology

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

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

  • PO1: Elicit and record a history, perform a complete ophthalmic examination and select appropriate investigations relevant to the disease identification and its management
  • PO2: Interpret the available clinical data in form of corneal topography, fields and OCT , to arrive at differential diagnosis &initiate appropriate management
  • PO3: Prescribe and safely administer appropriate treatment based on the scientific rationale, appropriate dosage with treatment duration and its cost-effective
  • PO4: Conduct an eye camp along the guidelines of NPCB in order to identify common ophthalmic disorders and refer them to base hospital for further management
  • PO5: Perform independently a manual small incision cataract surgery
  • PO6: Identify and refer patients who need specialized tertiary case
  • PO7: Communicate effectively with patients and their bystanders regarding the nature of disease, its management and outcomes
  • PO8: Diagnose and manage common ophthalmic emergencies like chemical burns, trauma, acute congestive glaucoma and central retinal artery occlusion
  • PO9: Diagnose ophthalmic manifestations of systemic diseases like diabetes and hypertension and refer to an appropriate tertiary control for further management
  • PO10: Diagnose and manage common causes of acute red eye
  • PO11: Recognize and manage medico-legal and ethical issues in day to day practice
  • PO12: Perform a corneal or conjunctival foreign body removal safely
  • PO13: Demonstrate interest in improving existing knowledge/skill and also to acquire new knowledge/skill, thereby improving professional competency
  • PO14: Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology, and ability to critically analyze relevant published research literature.
  • PO15: Practice profession with integrity, responsibility and ethically
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