Course Enquiry

The Ophthalmology Department boasts advanced facilities to do absolute examination, diagnosis as well as treatment of each ocular disease, encountered in paediatric patients and adults. The team of experienced surgeons performs various eye surgeries for Phacoemulsification (along with implantation of rigid, bifocal, intraocular, foldable lenses for cataract patients belonging to different age groups), retinal as well as squint. The Department conducts weekly cataract screening for the needy. The Department has state-of-the-art fitness equipment for ophthalmic care.


Mission is to provide such knowledge and skills to the students that shall enable them

  • To practice as a clinician.
  • As a primary eye care physician and surgeon
  • Also to function effectively as a community health leader.
  • To assist in the implementation of National Programme for the prevention of blindness & rehabilitation of the visually impaired.


The goal of the department is to train students to become doctors who have an astute clinical sense, requisite latest medical knowledge and good clinical skills to serve the medical needs of our society and overall to develop a humane, sympathetic caring attitude and be a fit leader of the medical team.

Courses Offered

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Services Offered

OPD Services
  • OPD between 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Specialty clinics for Glaucoma, Retina, Squint and cornea, contact lens, oculoplasty
  • 24 hours emergency ophthalmic services
  • Facilities for admission and care
  • Surgical treatment for cataract, Glaucoma, Squint, Retina, Vitreous, lid diseases, cornea, squint and trauma cases.
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
In-Patient Services
  • Patient admitted OPD through are examined in OPD itself by Faculty in charge. Interns are supposed to check vision and conduct minor procedures like sac syringing and tonometry under a supervision of students.
  • Admitted patients get IPD file made. Beds are allotted by sister in charge of the ward. Case sheet is written by senior residents and treatment initiated under the guidance of faculty.
  • Daily routine rounds are taken in the morning by residents and faculty and evening rounds by Interns.
  • Eye Banking and corneal transplant services

Outreach Activities

EYE Camps
  • We are conducting camps at peripheral areas of Durgapur, thereby reaching to the poorest blind population. Our eye team visits RHTC frequently.
  • These camps are conducted as a part of multi-diagnostic camps.
  • School children eye health camps are also held.
  • Software professionals for computer vision related problems
  • Glaucoma screening
  • Squint
  • Software professionals for computer vision related problems
Other Services / Specialty Clinics
  • Emergency: Daily 24 hrs round the clock.


The curriculum also includes –

  • Students counseling and orientation programmes.
  • Mentorship.
  • Online Course Assistance
  • Encouraging UG students to participate in the quiz, seminars and conferences in and outside the university campus.
  • Guest lectures.

Infrastructure Facilities

  • Departmental Library & Audiovisual Aids
  • Lectures and seminars available on CDs /DVDs as power point slides for teaching.
  • 2 LCD projector and OHP projector
  • 1 computer for every unit besides laptops and office computers
  • Demonstration Rooms


Dr. Arvind Ram Professor & HOD
Dr. Shantanu Bhattacharjee Associate Professor
Dr. Ipshita Aparajita Nanda Assistant Professor
Dr. Avirupa Kansha Banik Senior Resident
Dr. Ajay Kumar Das Junior Resident
Dr. Madhurima Kansha Banik Junior Resident

Major Equipments

  • Slit lamp examination on chair unit
  • Performing Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Operating Microscopes for anterior and posterior segment surgeries
  • Performing Auto-Refractometer
  • Performing ND-Yag laser capsulotomy
  • Performing Auto-Perimetry
  • Performing Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Performing fundus photography

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