Target Group

Candidate should have good vision, ability to use instruments, good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

Course Location
Batch Number 1
No of Seats
20 per year (65% Government Quota) & (35% Management Quota); To start in May every year
Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Venkatesh Prajna, DO, DNB, FRCO
Contact Details
1, Anna Nagar, Madurai – 625 020, Tamil Nadu
+(91) 452-4356-100
+(91) 452-2530-984
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must have completed Bachelor's degree in medicine from MCI recognized university or equivalent.
  • Admission is generally based on NEET examination results.
Description

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the eye.  An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems.  The course includes orbital and ocular anatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Ocular Physiology, Ocular Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology with reference to ocular immunology.  The course also imparts the opportunities for  ophthalmologic research in clinical surgery settings like fine microsurgery, using the operating microscope, and intraocular surgery or vitreoretinal surgery of the eye.

Allocation of seats (Government and Management seats) will be done through a centralized process by the Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai.