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Course Name : Diploma in Operation Theatre Techniques

Eligibility : Diploma Programme shall be 12th or equivalent, in any stream

Program Duration : 1 Year

Programme fees : 48,000 /-


Introduction of the Sector

Agriculture is one of the most vital sectors of the Indian economy accounting for as much as 18% of the Indian economy. It also accounts for the livelihood of almost 58% of the Indian population. Moreover, India has become one of the major players in agriculture by becoming the leading producer of pulses, rice, wheat, spices and spice
products. Furthermore, with the numerous government policies in place, the agriculture sector continues to show good and  healthy symptoms and steadily climbing through the charts in green. Indian Agriculture sector contributes around 23% in the GDP. It provides employment to more than 65% of  the population. The sector is facing an increasing complex business environment due to integration of world market, technological advancement, development of the derivative market etc. To cater to this complexity skilled manpower is required to respond to the current situation and take quick and right decision.


Diploma in Operation Theatre Techniques

Programme Introduction

The course is aimed to produce quality technicians in the field of Operation Theatre. A considerable number of man hours are lost in training the technician to Perform tasks appropriately. This also causes financial loss. Considering the dearth of well trained technicians in this field, Diploma in Operation Theatre Techniques is formulated. The course will train the student in various skills pertaining to operation theatre, so that he will be able to carry out various tasks assigned to him/her efficiently.

This course will also teach him/her in working in and as a team, handle stressful conditions and sharpen his decision making capabilities.

Eligibility for Admission

The candidate should be class XII from science stream.

Employability/Skill enhancement

Undergoing the Diploma of OT Techniques will give the learners an Upper Hand in comparison to others as they will receive Additional Specialized Training in the form of skill sets that are:

  • Operation Theatre Set-Up
  • Protocols of OT
  • Setting Up Trolleys for Various Operatives
  • Sterilization and Fumigation of OT
  • Anesthesia Techniques in OT
  • Emergencies and Casualties in OT
  • Surgical Equipment Handling and Cleaning of OT
  • Pharmacology

Career Prospects/Job Role

The students who have diploma in OTT get jobs as LabTechnician, Operation Theatre Technician, Anaesthesia Technician, Assistant Operation Theatre Technician and Assistant Lab Technician

Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits   Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 1.1 Functional English 4   GE 2.1 Basics of Economics and Markets 4
GE 1.3 Computing Skills - I 4   GE 2.2 Environment Sciences 4
OTT  1 Anatomy 2   GE 2.3 Ethics and Governance 4
OTT  2 Physiology 2   OTT  5 Pathology 2
OTT  3 General Principles of Hospital Practice and Patient Care 2   OTT  6 Surgery  I 2
        OTT  7 Anaesthesia  I 2
        TPA 1 Term Paper Assignment 2


Course Code Course Name Credits   Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 3.1 Communication Skills  II 4   EMS VP 1 • Clinical Internship 10
GE 3.2 Financial Literacy 4   EMS P1 • Project 2
GE 3.3 Basic of Legal and HR Policies 4        
OTT  8 Microbiology  Bacteriology & Virology 2        
OTT  9 Surgery  II 2        
OTT  10 Anaesthesia  II 2        
TPA 2 Term Paper Assignment 2        

      *The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.                    

Programme fees: Rs. 48,000/-per annum 
Examination fees: Rs.1,600/- per semester and Rs. 3200 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000

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