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The Sankara Nethralaya Academy

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Established : 2010 | Accredited/Approved : MCI | Affiliated : The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

Overview The Sankara Nethralaya Academy

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, a unit of Medical Research Foundation, was established on January 25, 2010 with the blessings of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy (TSNA) is the scholarly wing of Sankara Nethralaya, the main super forte eye healing center situated in Chennai. It is a one-of-its-kind institute which offers an unmistakable arrangement of instructive projects running from declaration to doctoral level projects in different fields including partnered wellbeing sciences like Ophthalmic Nursing, Operation Theater Assistants, Medical Laboratory Technology, Medical Records, Optometry, Ophthalmology, undergrad and post graduate course in healing center administration.

The essential objective of TSNA is to basically make a pool of extensive, all around prepared medicinal services experts with the certainty and ability to address the difficulties in wellbeing part.

  • TSNA is a pioneer foundation instilling information and abilities relating to medicinal services, research and healing facility organization.
  • Sankara Nethralaya fulfills its perfection in training through its institute with every cutting edge office, clearing path for an amazing vibe for broad learning.
  • It gives the most noteworthy conceivable models of expert capability and direct to the social insurance practioners and regulatory work force the world over.
  • It goes for upgrading their insight and aptitude without bargaining on proficient morals and quality instruction which encourages them to do customary things phenomenally well.
  • The Sankara Nethralaya Academy has been begun to advance instruction, clinical brilliance and research identified with human services


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The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University

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Courses Offered

B.Sc., M.Sc.





Ophthalmic Assistant

Operation Theatre Technology and Anaesthesia

B.Sc. Specialisations

Medical Laboratory Technology

Ophthalmic Dispensing

MBA Specialisations

Hospital Management

Hospital & Health Care Management

M.Sc. Specialisations

Clinical Optometry

Medical Laboratory Technology



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Dr. S.S. Badrinath


Dr. S Meenakshi


Prof. S Ramani


Ayanambakkam, Chennai Tamil Nadu


The library is a place to study and gain knowledge it is stocked with variety of books and students get can exactly get what they are actually searching for.

Laboratories are well-equipped with latest versions and also there are no shortage of any equipment each student gets their own equipment to do practical’s. As the course mainly requires practical practise there are enough facility to learn.

Class rooms are fully-fledged with required materials they teach students just not from books but using different materials that make them understand the concept in an easier way.


Students have hostel facilities which are very good to stay throughout their education. There are all the facilities provided for hostilities the library will be open until certain timings so students even after their college hours can go and read.

Hostel life gives you various experiences and makes you learn many things in that concept the college has built to provide good experience and for the students to enjoy. There are sports facilities to play in their leisure hours and freshen their mind.

Mess provides good food which is eatable every day and they keep changing the menu every now and then so students are not bugged up with same thing. Mess fee and hostel fee are separate students have to pay accordingly

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The Sankara Nethralaya Academy Course fee structure

BSc - Medical Laboratory Technology 200000 4 years
BSc - Ophthalmic Dispensing & Vision Science 200000 4 years
BBM - Health Care Management and Hospital Administration Request 3 years
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Asked question

how to apply for optomeyry admission?
09-Apr-2019 07:03:21 asked by LYDIAJABASEELI


  • Eligibility for M.Optom is completion of bachelor degree from a recognized university in optometry.
  • Candidates can apply for the course by applying by visiting the college. The application fee for the course is INR 1500/-
  • The selection for the course will be based on the written test, personal interview and skill based evaluation.
  • Fee for the complete course is approximately INR 300000/- for the complete 2 years.
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044 - 4908 6000

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No.9, Vanagaram Road, Ayanambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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