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Contact :
Ms.B.Selva Leela,
Training Coordinator,
Department of Education,

72, Kuruvikaran Salai,
Gandhinagar, Madurai 625020,
Tamilnadu, India.
Phone: 0452 - 4356500; Fax: 0452 - 2530984
E-mail :

          1, Anna Nagar, Madurai - 625 020
       Tamilnadu, India, Ph:+91-452 -4356 100,
   Fax: 0452 - 2530 984,   A R A V I N D E Y E C A R E S Y S T E M
Need for the Course                                  Program Details                                    Mode of Payment
An acute deficiency of skilled Ocularist in              Duration: 3 weeks                              On receipt of the confirmation, a demand draft
relation to the needs, demands a course of this          Number of trainees: 1 per batch                for Rs.51, 125 (including course fee &
nature. To understand the various needs of                                                              accommodation) should be sent, in favour of
                                                         Frequency: 1st week of each month
patients with blind eye who wants a cosmetic                                                            ‘Lions Aravind Institute of Community
correction and to translate them into reality is a   Fee Details                                        Ophthalmology’ payable at Madurai. The
challenge. There is a focus on orienting the             Course Fee: Rs.50, 000/US $1300                Overseas candidates may send the payment
trainee towards various normal and abnormal                                                             through wire transfer. The candidates also can
                                                         Accommodation: Rs.1125/US $ 45                 remit the payment directly on their arrival for
changes in a blind eye and developing and
upgrading new skills.                                Training Methodology                               the course.
                                                     •   Lectures.                                      Venue & facility
                                                     •   Observation in prosthesis making and           The course will be held at Aravind Eye
•   To provide knowledge & develop practical             fitting.
    skills.                                                                                             Hospital, Madurai, India. The department is
                                                     •   Hands-on training                              fully equipped with class rooms, Laboratory
•   To enhance clinical skills to support the
                                                     •   Situation analysis study, case presentation.   and facilities for group discussion.
•   To upgrade technical skills in preparation       Evaluation Pattern                                     Madurai is well connected by air, rail &
    of prosthesis and maintenance of                 •   Weekly evaluation.                             road to Chennai, Bangalore, Bombay &
    instruments.                                                                                        Tiruvandram; nearby tourist attractions
                                                     •   Practical Examination                          include Kodaikanal (a hill resort),
Eligibility Criteria                                 •   Maintaining the log book                       Rameswaram (a temple town), Thekkady (a
•    Any graduate/degree holder                      Admission Procedure                                game sanctuary) & Kanyakumari (the southern
                                                                                                        most tip of India). The climate is pleasant
–   Candidates from well reputed organisation.       This course is open to all countries. Admission    during January & rain is rare at this time of the
–   Should have exposure in ophthalmic set up        is limited to 1 participant & will be made on      year. The days are generally warm & nights are
                                                     first come first basis subject to meeting the      comfortable.
Outcome of the course                                eligibility criteria. The application & Demand
By the end of the course the trainee will be able    Draft should be sent to the course coordinator         The public phone booths for making inter
to                                                   before 15th of previous month. Applicants are      state & international calls (which are indicated
                                                     requested to download application forms from       by STD& ISTD) are close to course venue.
• Produce customized prosthetic eyes with
   the help of an ophthalmologist                    our website and send the           VISA Information
                                                     completed form to the course coordinator by
• Assist ophthalmologist in clinical                                                                    General instructions regarding Indian visa are
                                                     mail/post/fax. If you have difficulty in
    management                                                                                          given in this page. Please log on to
                                                     downloading the form you can contact the
• Promote patient centered care with                                                           for detailed
                                                     course coordinator to get the forms by mail /
    continuous quality improvement                                                                      specific information. When your registration
                                                     post. Status of the application form will be
                                                                                                        details are received, an invitation letter will be
• Apply scientific management practices              intimated two – three days after the receipt of
                                                                                                        sent by us. Processing of the visa takes some
   under supervision of an ophthalmic                the application form.
                                                                                                        time & the applicant should apply well in

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