Support Staff

Program Objectives

The program trains young boys and girls as support staff in clinical (patient care) and non-clinical (maintenance, biomedical, material management, accounting and medical records) areas to provide comprehensive eye care to patients with dedication and compassion

The program will also focus on the overall personality development of the candidates by offering soft skills and English language training

Area of training

  1. Patient care
  2. Structure and functions of the eye
  3. Eye diseases
  4. Introduction to basic ophthalmic terminologies
  5. Introduction to basic diagnostic techniques
  6. Outpatient Department
  7. Inpatient counseling
  8. Non-patient care

Mode of training: Classroom teaching and practicals

Duration of the course: 6 months

Eligibility: 10th standard or Intermediate

Age/Gender: 18 – 23 years / Unmarried male / female

Commencement of the program: February and August

Mode of selection: Written test & Interview

Boarding & Lodging: Free shared bachelor’s accommodation will be provided.
 Food is available at subsided rates.

Stipend: Rs 500 per month

Leave: 6 days during the training period, in addition to the Institute’s designated holidays

Evaluation: The trainee’s performance is monitored periodically

Last date for applying: 30th June and 30th December


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