Course Overview
Operation Theatre Technology is a detailed technical occupation in the field of health science. These medical professionals are an important part of the operation unit team who work alongside with the surgeon, anaesthesiologist and nurse in order to provide quality patient care throughout the surgery. Operation Theatre Technologists (OTT) is a healthcare professional who performs pre-Operative Assessment, Pre-Operative preparation of the patient proposed for any surgery, Consent, providing Psychological support to the patient, Intra-Operative preparation of the surgery and Anaesthesia technique, Intra-operative Positioning and Monitoring of the patient during surgical interventions, providing post-operative Care to the patient and Post-Operative management of Pain. The technologist also performs equipment validations, calibrations, quality controls or run-by-run assessment, record maintenance, and daily, weekly, quarterly and annually quality checks of the equipment used in Operation Theatre.

These technicians make sure that every single process in the operation theatre is as secure and flourishing as possible. Their prime duty is to take care of all the work and management of the operation theatre which comprise looking after all the surgical instruments, their sterilisation, preparation of dressing table, operation theatre table, instrument table as well as anaesthesia table. They also look after the drugs necessary for surgery, anaesthetic gases, drapes and all the linen and their sterilisation.

A career in Operation Theatre Technology is meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of operation theatre management, medical ethics, anaesthesia technology and post-operation care.

Course Level - Graduate
Duration - 3 Years
Number Of Seats - 5
Examination Type - Semesters
Eligibility - 10+2
Admission Process - Entrance Test- JENPAS (UG)
Approved By - West Bengal University of Health Science
B.Sc - OTT
1st Year

1) Basic Science
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Physics & Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
2) Basic Nursing
  • Patient Care
  • Patient monitoring & relevant gadget
3) Basic Anaesthesia, Basic Surgery
  • Basic Anaesthesia
  • Basic Surgery
4) Community Health, Environmental Science
  • Community Health
  • Environmental science
2nd Year

1) Basic Science
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
2) Operation Theatre Science (for OTT)
  • Common surgical procedures including related instruments
  • Orthopaedic surgery including related instruments
  • Anaesthesia
3) Perfusion Science
  • Physiology of CPB & drugs used during CPB
  • Instruments of CPB
4) Laboratory Sciences
  • Basics of Haematology
  • Basic clinical investigations
  • Basics of imaging studies
5) Central Sterilization & Supply Department (CSSD)
  • Basic steps and materials used in CSSD
  • Advanced CSSD
3rd Year

1) Operation Theatre Science (for OOT)
  • CTVS including related instruments
  • Urosurgery including related instruments
  • Neurosurgery including related instruments
  • Plastic surgery including related instruments
  • Eye surgeries including related instruments
  • ENT surgery including related instruments
2) Clinical medicine & paediatrics (for all course)
  • Respiratory & cardiovascular system
  • Specific organ dysfunction
  • Paediatrics
3) Clinical Surgery including orthopaedics (for all courses)
  • Clinical surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
4) Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology, ENT
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology