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Diplomate of the National Board

Prospective DNB residents

Arasan Eye Hospital runs successful DNB in ophthalmology programme and we are glad to offer up-to-date training opportunities for DNB candidates aspiring to be a true professional in the field of ophthalmology. Our DNB residents receive good hands on training in all types of cataract surgery. They will be posted in sub-specialty clinics according to approved programmes.

DNB residents will have good academic support and guidance by our renowned academic staff and senior consultants. Throughout the residency period residents will be guided on thesis projects. Residents will also have mock DNB exams throughout their training program and exam papers are evaluated by our senior academic staff and valuable guidance is guaranteed.

2 seats each year for a primary candidate has been approved by the National Board, New Delhi.

Selection is by personal interview. The course duration, stipend & syllabus are all as per National Board norms.

Arasan Eye Hospital offers primary as well as the secondary DNB residency programs. The secondary DNB program is aimed to ophthalmologists who already have a degree and qualified as an ophthalmologist. The duration of the secondary DNB residency program is 2 years.


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  • MBBS graduates who have passed DNB enterance exam (CET-NBE) only.

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  • 2 per Year for the primary DNB residency program and 2 per year for the secondary DNB residency program.
  • Our intake is in April and October.

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  • 2 and 3 Years
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