Government College for Diploma in Ophthalmology


Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases, physiology and anatomy of eye. An Ophthalmologist is a specialist in surgical and medical eye problems, they perform operations on eyes, and they are considered both medical and surgical specialists.

Diploma in Ophthalmology is a Postgraduate diploma course offered to candidates with MBBS and this course is being offered by a number of colleges in India. The names of government colleges offering this course in India in different states are given below:

Andhra Pradesh:

Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam

Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad

Guntur Medical College, Guntur

Kakatiya Medical College, Wrangal

Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool

Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad

Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada

S V Medical College, Tirupati


Assam Medial College, Dibrugarh

Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati

Silchar Medical College, Silchar


Army Hospital Research & Referral, New Delhi

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi

Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi

PGIMER Dr. RML Hospital, New Delhi

Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi


B J Medical College, Ahmedabad

Government Medical College, Surat

Medical College, Baroda

MP Shah Medical College,Jamnagar

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Medical College, Rajkot

Seth K M School of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Ahmedabad


Pt. B D Sharma Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak (Haryana)

Jammu & Kashmir:

Government Medical College, Srinagar


Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi


Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore

Govt. Medical College, Mysore

Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli


Government Medical College, Kottayam

Govt. Medical College, Calicut

Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

T D Medical College, Alleppey (Allappuzha)

Madhya Pradesh:

Gajra Raja Medical College, Gwalior

Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal

M G M Medical College, Indore


Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

B. J. Medical College, Pune

Dr Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, Solapur

Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Govt. Medical College, Nanded

Government Medical College, Aurangabad

Government Medical College, Nagpur

Grant Medical College, Mumbai

Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur

SRTR Medical College, Ambajogai


Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry


Government Medical College, Amritsar

Government Medical College, Patiala

Tamil Nadu:

Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore

Madras Medical College, Chennai

Madurai Medical College, Madurai

Stanley Medical College, Chennai

Thanjavur Medical College,Thanjavur

Uttar Pradesh:

Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow

GSVM Medial College, Kanpur

LLRM Medical College, Merrut

Regional Instt. of Opthalmology Previously Known asNehru Instt.of Opthalmo, Sitapur

S N Medical College, Agra

West Bengal:

Medical College, Kolkata

Eligibility requirement:

For applying to the Diploma in Ophthalmology, which is a PG diploma course, candidates with MBBS from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India are eligible. They must also have completed their internship programme after MBBS.

Career Options after Diploma in Ophthalmology:

After completion of Diploma in Ophthalmology, these professionals can find various job opportunities. They can establish their own independent practice by starting lens manufacturing units, optical shop and eye clinic. They can also work as eye doctors in optician showrooms, eye departments of hospitals, ophthalmic lens industry, contact lens industry and even in optician showrooms. Even these medical professionals can seek employment opportunities in multinational organizations dealing with eye care products as professional service executives or they can also take up teaching as their career in the ophthalmology department of medical colleges. Even these professionals can pursue higher education or they can go for research in the field of optometry.



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    i am passed 10+2 medical stream….can i do diploma course of eye