Welcome to Association for the Prevention of Blindness Units and Associated hospital

jl rohatgi hospital



  • Dr. Rajendra Rohatgi Institute of Ophthalmology and Medical sciences registered under State Medical Faculty, Uttar Pradesh, was established in 2003 to provide trained and skilled healthcare professionals.
  • The institute offers three two-year diploma courses in Optometry, Physiotherapy, and Operation Theatre Technician. The institute has a library and hostel facility. The course fee is subsidized, and placement and training assistance are provided to all students.
  • The institute also offers scholarships and fee reimbursement facilities as per the Government of Uttar Pradesh’s policy.
  • The institute, which is governed by a technical committee, has both in-house and visiting faculties for specialized subjects.


Admissions are open to paramedical courses from April-August of every year. Classes start in September. Please contact admissions@jlrohatgihospital.org for further information.

Admissions to Medical courses are open depending on the availability of the seats vacant. Please contact admissions@jlrohatgihospital.org for details.

Accommodation will be provided in the hospital campus itself (in a hostel meant for ladies only) for all the female students in the paramedical courses if required



Diploma in Optometry

Duration – 2 years

Optometrists and Ret actionists play a very significant role in managing a poorly sighted or partially sighted patient.

The Diploma in optometry is started with a view to training professionals in the art of refraction & optometry. The students after attaining the diploma from State Medical Faculty will be eligible for the following services.

  • State Services

  • Eye Hospital

  • Private practice with eye surgeons

  • Opticians

  • Can set up optical frames and optical lenses factory

  • Qualified candidate from the institution will have to get themselves
    registered with the State

  • Medical Faculty, Uttar Pradesh

Diploma in O.T. Technician

Duration – 2 years

J L Rohatgi Memorial Eye Hospital A person completing the course of Diploma in operation Theatre technician course will be able to demonstrate skills required in the provision of health care. An operation theatre technician will be able to work with the whole team in the operation room i.e. the surgeon and other operation theatre staff. He/she will be required to manage the whole of the operation theatre and look after all the needs during & after the operation. This includes disinfection & sterilization of operation theatre, instruments, linen, the keeping of records of patient's care of pre & post-operative cases, care of specimens, etc. He/she will also be required to assist the surgeon during the operation.

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Duration – 2 years

Physiotherapy is a science to improve and correct physical disabilities due to neural defects, debilitating diseases or congenital defects of the human body. These disabilities lead to restriction of normal functions of the human body thus reduce or incapacitate the individual to carry out his or her normal life.It has been estimated that about 25 lac people are neurologically, physically disabled or handicapped in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Afflictions are making them unable to earn their own livelihood and they have become a burden on society & their families.Some of these disabilities can be corrected or improved with physiotherapy and can open up new vistas of a happy active life. Our endeavor is to train young people in the Science of Physiotherapy, so as to improve the quality of life of the suffering.