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Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO)

The Regional Institute of Ophthalmology (RIO) is one of the leading medical institutes in India.  It is a private institute and was established in 1961. It is located in Kolkata and approved by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences and by the Medical Council of India. The college offers M.B.B.S., M.D., M.S., and several diploma programs with the best educational services in the country.

RIO Highlights

The following are the major highlights of Regional Institute of Ophthalmology :

Year of establishment

1961

Campus

Kolkata

Number of Courses Offered

4

Modes of Education

Full-time

Application Mode

Online

Approved by

MCI

Affiliation

WBUHS

Category

Medical College in West Bengal

Institute type

Government

 

RIO Placements 

Rio offers several placement opportunities to its students. During the compulsory internship period, students get enough stipends to meet their daily needs. After getting the registration certificate, students are offered several job opportunities in the public or private sector.

RIO Faculty

RIO includes some of the finest faculties of the country. They are highly qualified and always eager to help the students. During the clinical posting, the students are given a brief description of the case along with the corresponding history. RIO aims at offering world-class education to its students.

RIO Facilities

Regional Institute of Ophthalmology facility ensures an efficient and productive campus life for its students. It aims at providing a perfect ambience to its students which helps them in achieving their academic pursuits. Some of the facilities offered by RIO include: 

  • Hospital
  • Lab
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Counselling
  • Classroom
  • Computer lab
  • Power backup
  • Hostel for girls

RIO College Events

RIO organizes a great annual festival for its students. Here, students have multiple gatherings, cultural events and guest performances. In addition, Arthralgia, the annual sports meet is organized for the students. Saraswati Puja is also celebrated along with frequent blood camps and health awareness campaigns.

RIO Courses 

In RIO, the duration of an MBBS course is 5.5 years. These include 4 year of theoretical education and 1 year of compulsory internship in a hospital. The following table includes a list of other courses offered by the college:

Courses

Duration

Eligibility

MBBS

5.5 Years

NEET

MS Ophthalmology

3 Years

NEET PG

Diploma in Optometry

2 Years

NEET PG

Diploma in Ophthalmology

2 Years

NEET PG

 






Seats

Courses Offered

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Paramedical
(Full time)