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Notice: Inaugural session of the first batch MS Ophthalmology Residency Program 2021 at Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital in affiliation with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University on 06 March 2021. Details
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Long term Fellowship Programs

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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Fellowship training requires more in-depth knowledge about the pathophysiology and management of ophthalmic diseases that can usually be obtained in residency training in Ophthalmology. This is a program of continuous period of intense and focused training in developing and maintaining knowledge, skills, scholarship, and professionalism.

Subspecialty Fellowship training for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus encompasses the following areas:

  1. Diagnosis and management of eye problems in children which may be pediatric Cornea, cataract, Oculoplasty, Glaucoma, Retina or Neuro ophthalmology.
  2. Emphasis is given upon cycloplegic refraction, optics, refractive error, amblyopia, congenital anomalies, orthoptics and squint. Fellows will have to learn how to examine a child.
  3. It also facilitates research activities in the field of glaucoma.
  4. To gain skills in community eye service, one-month placement in any branch hospital (for local fellows).

Duration: The duration of fellowship is 18 months for local candidates / 15 months for international candidates.


  • Candidates who have completed post graduate degree
    (D.O./F.C.P.S./M.S./equivalent degree )
  • recognized by BMDC/IIEI&H) in ophthalmology may apply.
  • The candidate must have Binocular single vision (BSV).
  • Age should not exceed 45 years.

Session: There are two sessions in a year for Long term fellowship training program (January and July).

Honorarium: Local fellows will be awarded a honorarium when they will not receive salary grant from employer and/or any other agency.

Accommodation for foreign trainees: During the training period candidate will stay in the guest house of IIEI&H which is placed beside the campus of the Hospital. Food will be provided by IIEI&H.


  • Prof. Dr. Md. Mostafa Hossain
  • Dr. Sazzad Iftekhar
  • Dr. Tarikul Ahasan
  • Dr. Shifat Toufique
  • Dr. Sidratul Muntaha Naznin
  • Dr. Mamunur Rashid Chowdhury
  • Dr. Umme Qulsum
  • Dr. Jannatul Ferdous
  • Dr. Ayesha Akter Shelley

Application process: Interested candidates who have requisite qualifications are requested to send their application on a prescribed form  (available at the Education Department or can be downloaded here)  with CV directly to the education department (Education Department, Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute & Hospital, Sher-e-Banglanagar, Farmgate. Dhaka-1215) or send by mail to (

Selection for Fellowship will be made on a competitive basis based on the results of a written test (MCQ) and a subsequent interview.  (Skype interview for foreign candidates)

For more information please contact the following address:

Ispahani Islamia Eye Institute and Hospital (IIEI&H)
Email: education@islamia,,
Tel: 096 109 98333 (Extension: 214)
Sat to Wed: 7:30 am to 7:30 pm, Thursday: 7:30 am to 1:30 pm