What will you learn?

  • Develop appropriate strategies for increasing patient volumes
  • Design efficient workflows for core clinical processes
  • Promote patient centered care
  • Apply evidence based decision making
  • Implement systems for total quality management
  • Demonstrate inter-personal skills necessary to be an effective manager
Target Group

Hospital administrators

Managers working in healthcare and allied sectors

NGO professionals

Post Graduates in hospital administration/management, business administration and social work

Under graduates with minimum of 2 years working experience in healthcare and allied sectors

Course Location
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
10 per batch
Course In-Charge
Mr. Udaya Kumar
Contact Details
72, KK Salai, Madurai – 625 020, Tamil Nadu
+(91) 452-4356-500
+(91) 452-2530-984
Eligibility Criteria
  • Masters or PG Diploma in hospital administration, healthcare management, business administration and social work
  • Any other degree holder with minimum two years of working experience in hospitals or in NGOs.
  • Basic proficiency in English (as the medium of instruction is English)
  • This is a practical course in which the participant will spend most of his/her time in Aravind’s tertiary and secondary care hospitals
  • Intensive orientation and training in eye care management will be provided and the participants will be engaged in weekly and monthly hospital postings with specific learning projects
  • Internship at Aravind hospitals
  • Externship at other eye hospitals
  • Facilitation for placement in an eye hospital across India with on the job support for initial 2 months
  • The faculty for this fellowship includes management consultants of LAICO, doctors, managers, coordinators, and allied ophthalmic personnel of Aravind Eye Hospitals.
  • Each candidate will be assigned a mentor to support and facilitate their learning
  • Managerial skills and NABH orientation will also be provided
Where to stay?
Accommodation and Food:

Inspiration – Aravind international trainee’s hostel is a comfortable and quiet place located close to the LAICO and Aravind Eye Hospital campus.  Please see the brochure for Tariff details.

How to pay?

Course fee covers tuition fee and teaching materials. National candidates can pay online on receipt of invoice along with the confirmation / appointment letter. International candidates can pay through wire transfer; the account details along with the payment procedure will be emailed to you by the course coordinator on confirmation of your admission.

Campus life at Aravind:

We recommend that all trainees take a look at Vanakkam – as guidebook to Southern India and Aravind. As you prepare for your travel to India and to the Aravind destinations, ‘Vanakkam’ will provide you with detailed information on what to expect when you arrive. This includes travel arrangements, dress code, living conditions, local weather and local food, as well as information on sightseeing and restaurants in the cities where the Aravind facilities are located.

For International Candidates:

A Visa is necessary to travel to India. As your visit to India is for undergoing training, you must obtain student /entry / internship visa (based on the duration of your training). It is advisable to get visa for the entire training period even before arriving in India. Extension of visa while undergoing training is not possible. Tourist visa is strictly prohibited.

On arrival at Aravind:

The FRRO (Foreigners Regional Registration Office) registration formalities will be done as per the instructions given on your visa page. For registration purpose, the participant should have their four passport size colour photographs (4×4 cm with white background, ears distinctly visible without spectacles and cap). If required, documents should be presented to the local police commissioner office in person. Please refer registration guidelines for more details.