Prof. (Dr.) Ratul Charan Deka

Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Al-Karim University, Katihar

Educational qualifications

MBBS, Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University, Guwahati

MS (Ophthalmology), Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University, Guwahati


Prof. (Dr.) Ratul Charan Deka has over 30 years of teaching experience. He is currently the Dean of Faculty of Medicine, and the Principal of Katihar Medical College at Al- Karim University, Katihar.

He started his career as the Registrar of Ophthalomogy at RIO, Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati. He served at Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh in different academic positions. He worked as a Professor of Ophthalomogy at Assam Medical College, Guwahati. He worked as a Professor and Head of the department for about 5 years at Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad Medical College, Barpeta, Assam. He worked as a Medical Superintendent and Professor for about 2 years at Tezpur Medical College Hosptial, Tezpur

He did his fellowship in eye banking and keratoplasty in the USA on WHO scholarship.

He also did postgraduation in Hospital Managment from National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi.

Besides his academic pursuit, he devoted significant time in preventing rural blindness in the state of Assam. He has a credit of operating more than fifty thousand surgery in the field of prevention of blindness.