Diploma in Operation Theater Technology(DOTT)

Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical Laboratory Science is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases through the use of clinical laboratory tests. In this course, the students learn to perform tests that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. This program also equips candidates with the knowledge and skills required to handle advanced lab equipments and perform accurate laboratory tests.

With the advances in the imaging technology for various tissues consisting of different organ systems in human body such as X-rays, Ultra-sound, sonography CT-scanning, MRI, PET-scanning, etc. there is a great demand for the imaging technologists. Keeping this in mind a course of studies at bachelor level has been designed to fulfil the need of skilful imaging technologies.

An operation theatre technologist is a person who looks after all the work and management of the operation theatre which includes managing the patients in & out of operation theatre, looking after all the surgical instruments including their sterilization, arranging operation table, dressing table, instrument table, anaesthesia table as well as management of the operation theatre staff. An Operation Theatre Technologist also assists the surgeon during the surgical operations and looks after the drugs required for surgery, anaesthetic gases, drapes, linen & their sterilization.

Aim of the course is to teach and train students in management of operation theatre along with handling a variety of operating instruments including electronic and advanced equipments used in modern operation theatres.

  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with PCB
  • Good knowledge of English

Selection is based on screening, merit and personal interview, etc

A technologist/technician may find jobs in Hospitals, Trauma & Emergency Centers, Nursing Homes, Private Laboratories, Blood Banks and Doctor's Office & Clinics, Government Sectors Establishments, etc.

There is a great opportunity for the persons with specialization in imaging technology in all kinds of Hospitals and Health Care Centers which are going to increase in time to come because of the advances in technology and attitude of the society for a good and healthy life.

Hospitals, emergency centers, nursing homes, private laboratories, blood banks and doctor's office or clinics, and government sectors etc.

First Year

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology, Elementary Pathology
  • Nutrition, Nutrition Disease
  • Biomedical Waste Mgt
  • First Aid
  • Disaster Mgt
  • Elementary Nursing
  • General Pharmacology
  • Human Relations
  • Community Health Nursing & Communicable Diseases
  • Hygiene Chemicals and their uses
  • Equipment Management

Second Year

Care of patient undergoing surgery (Pre and Intra operative), after care of Equipment.

Anaesthesia drugs, Equipment & special operation theatre tray set up.

Infection control in operation theatre, Role of the Theatre Assistant.

Surgical procedures and monitoring Operation Theatre Ethics, safety for Operation room, Operation Theatre Techniques, surgical procedures (disinfection on sterilization) care of patient in Emergencies

Certificate Course for  Operation Theatre Technician

(a)    Theory Classes:

  1. Anatomy & Physiology
  2. Microbiology and Communicable Diseases
  3. Elementary Pathology
  4. Nutrition & Nutritional Disease
  5. Biomedical Waste Management
  6. First Aid Techniques & Procedure
  7. Disaster Management
  8. Basic Principle of Elementary Nursing of Patients 
  9. General Pharmacology/Pharmacology of Anaesthesia, Sedative/Hypnotic and life support drugs 
  10. Human Relations and socio-psychological aspects of patient care 
  11. Hygiene, chemicals and there uses 
  12. Operation Theatre & Emergency Care Equipments and their management

(b)   Practicals /Demonstrations/Real –time Patient Care Duties:

  1. Role of the Theatre Assistant.
  2. Safety for Operation room
  3. Care of patient undergoing surgery (Pre-, Intra- and Post- operative Patient Care).
  4. Anaesthesia drugs and Handling of Anaesthesia Equipments,
  5.  Equipment & Special Operation Theatre Tray Set-up.
  6. Infection control in operation theatre (disinfection & sterilization)
  7. Surgical procedures and monitoring Operation Theatre Ethics
  8. Operation Theatre Techniques & Surgical procedures
  9.  Care of patient in Emergencies- Life support equipments and their handling.


  • Course Name Diploma in Operation Theater Technology(DOTT)
  • School Name School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS)
  • Course Code -
  • Course Duration 2 Years
  • Course Fee per Annum 50,000
  • Course Fee per Semester 26,000
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