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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.
B. Sc. Operation Theatre Technology
Three Years + One Year Internship
Pass in Plus Two with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.
Online Application Fees : Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty Only)
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
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.
Amrita Entrance Examination will be held in two phases. Phase 1 on 24th July 2022 and Phase 2 on August 2, 2022.
Phase – 1
Date: 24th July 2022
Time & Slot: 09.00 AM to 11.00 AM
Last date to accept the application for Phase 1, to be held on 24th : 20th July.
Downloading of the admit cards will be start from 18th July. The link to download the Admit Card will be published in the Amrita Online Application Portal applicant dashboard.
Phase – 2
Date: 2nd August 2022
Time & Slot: 04.00 PM to 06.00 PM
The last date to submit the application for Phase 2 examination is 31st July 2022. (05.00PM)
How to apply for Phase 2?
Who can attend Phase 2:
Downloading of the admit cards to start from 28th July. The link to download the Admit Card will be published in the Amrita Online Application Portal applicant dashboard.
Percentile score will be published on the AOAP Dashboard for Phase 1 & Phase 2. Best percentile among both the phases is taken for the ranking. Selection will be based on the rank.
Date of counselling/admissions will be published later.
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.
|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)|
NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)
|Commencement of Application Form||April 1, 2022|
|Last Date to Submit Application||July 31, 2022|
|Entrance Test-Phase 1||July 24, 2022|
|Entrance Test-Phase 2||August 2, 2022|
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:
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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For Enquiries Contact,
Manager – Admission Office,
Medical College Building – 3rd Floor,
Amrita School of Medicine,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Contact Number: 0484 – 2858153 / 2856147 / 2858166 / 2858167 / 2858383 / 2858349