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Overview

B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology is a four-year undergraduate course including one-year compulsory internship in the field of health science. These medical professionals are an important part of the operation unit team who work alongside with the surgeon, anesthesiologist and nurse in order to provide quality patient care throughout the surgery. These technicians make sure that every process in the operation theatre is as secure and safe meeting to students. Their prime duty is to take care of all the work and management of the operation theatre which comprise looking after all the surgical instruments, their sterilization, preparation of dressing table, operation theatre table, instrument table as well as anesthesia table. They also look after the drugs necessary for surgery, anesthetic gases, drapes and all the linen and their sterilization.

Apart from the fundamental educational requirement, outstanding scientific skills, communication skills and behavioral skills are necessary for surgical technologists. An eye for detail, accuracy and critical thinking is a must. Team work is essential as this job necessitate the person to work in partnership with other healthcare providers. Other prerequisites necessary are optimistic attitude, compassion and high levels of endurance and dedication. They must have the aptitude to work under minimal regulation, unpredictable shifts and long hours and must remain alert during operations.

Admission Procedure

Program & Eligibility
Program:

B. Sc. Operation Theatre Technology

Duration of the Program:

Three Years + One Year Internship

Eligibility:

Pass in Plus Two with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.

Application Fees

Online Application Fees : Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty Only)

Entrance Examination Details

Exam will be of objective type. Each Multiple Choice Question will consist of a stem and four options, labelled A, B, C and D. Only one option is correct and for each correct answer 3 mark will be awarded and 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Total No. of Questions – 100

Total Marks: 100

Syllabus for Entrance Examination

SL. No Subjects Marks
1 Physics 20
2 Chemistry 20
3 Biology 50
4 English 10
  Total Marks 100

 

Duration of Examination: 2 Hours

Syllabus: Based on 11th and 12th school curriculum.

Mode of Entrance Exam: Computer based test to be taken at respective centers.

Entrance Test:

  • Phase 1: July 24, 2022, Slot: 1 (Timing: 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM)
  • Phase 2: July 31, 2022, Slot: 3 (Timing: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM)
Selection and Allotment of Seats

For all specialties, selection for candidates will be based on the rank obtained in the Amrita Entrance Examination. Allotment of seats for the shortlisted candidate will be based on the performance in the counseling/interview.

Out of total seats for all specialties, 50% seats will be allotted to the Merit category and 50% to the management category including NRI i.e. 15% of seats.

Candidates applying through agents/education counsellors using fraudulent means/ bribery/donations will be debarred to secure admission in any of the courses in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Candidates are advised to frequently visit the admission page for latest updates.

It is important for the candidate to register their commonly used mobile number/email id. Do not provide email id/mobile number of education counsellors/agents/internet café operators etc. The candidate is solemnly responsible for any negligence.

Note: Once specialty is allotted, a request for a change of specialty will not be permitted. Request pertaining to the same will not be entertained.

Fee Structure
Annual Course Fees – 2022-23
Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) Merit Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) Regular Fee (Non-Scholarship category) Annual Tuition Fees (in US$) NRI First Year Other Fees (in INR) Annual Hostel and Mess Fees (in INR)
110,000 140,000 3,000 37,450 67,000

Note:

  • Merit: Total First year course fees = Rs. 110,000/- + Rs. 37,450/- + Rs. 67,000/- = Rs. 214,450/-
  • Regular Fee (Non-scholarship category): Total First year course fees = Rs. 140,000/- + Rs. 37,450/- + Rs. 67,000/- = Rs. 244,450/-
  • NRI: Total First year course fees = US$ 3000 + Rs. 37,450/- + Rs. 67,000/-. Please note that Tuition Fees has to be paid in US$ ONLY every year.
  • Every academic year Tuition Fees remains the same for all seat categories.
  • Hostel and Mess is compulsory for all UG students.

NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)

Important Dates
Commencement of Application Form April 1, 2022
Last Date to Submit Application July 15, 2022
Entrance Test-Phase 1 July 24, 2022
Entrance Test-Phase 2 July 31, 2022

Program Overview

Skills Needed

Apart from the fundamental educational requirement, outstanding scientific skills, communication skills and behavioural skills are necessary for surgical technologists. An eye for detail, accuracy and critical thinking is a must. Team work is essential as this job necessitate the person to work in partnership with other healthcare providers. Other prerequisites necessary are optimistic attitude, compassion and high levels of endurance and dedication. They must have the aptitude to work under minimal regulation, unpredictable shifts and long hours and must remain alert during operations. Surgical technologist also must have outstanding deftness to grip various instruments in complicated ways. Surgical Technicians arrange the operating room prior to and after each procedure, ensuring that it is completely stocked with instrument and sterile disposable items. They must have the crucial knowledge and aptitude to make sure quality patient care throughout the operative process and is constantly on watchfulness for upholding of the sterile field. Surgical technicians have differing tasks.

The major tasks executed by a surgical technician include:

  • Get ready operating room for surgery;
  • Arranging, checking, attaching/ detaching and adjusting surgical equipment’s;
  • Give technical assistance to surgeons and anesthetists;
  • Set patients comfortably for surgery;
  • Get ready the patient for surgery by shaving and disinfecting incision sites;
  • Supplying equipment according to instruction;
  • Solutions and medications to the surgeon
  • Sterile dressings at the end of surgery
  • Locating patients to and from the theatre and wards

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences has 28 operation theatres and 230 intensive care beds, with sate-of-the-art equipment giving students exposure to the most modern techniques in critical care.

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