Program Code

SPM-03

Level

Graduate

Duration

3+1 = 4 Years

About the Programme

Optometry is a healthcare profession that is autonomous, educated, and regulated (licensed/registered), and optometrists are the primary healthcare practitioners of the eye and visual system who provide comprehensive eye and vision care, which includes refraction and dispensing, detection/diagnosis and management of disease in the eye, and the rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system.

The objective of B.Sc. (Optometry) program is to impart basic knowledge and skills involved in examination, diagnosis and management diseases affecting the human ophthalmic system.

Why B. Sc. Optometry?

The B.Sc. (Optometry) program will equip the students with the fundamental understanding and skills and latest techniques of diagnosis, therapeutic and prophylactic aspects of diseases related to the visual system. They can pursue their career as optometrists & Optician and can be employed in the health organizations dealing with surgical eye care, diagnosis and treatment of eye, plastic surgery.  They can also opt for higher studies and research or entrepreneurships.

Who can opt?

  • Candidates who have keen passion in becoming trained ophthalmic personnel for rendering eye care services to the masses.
  • Candidates who have the ability to use scientific methods and rules to solve issues.
  • Candidates who had the dream of becoming an entrepreneur.

Program Fee

Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 32,500 65,000
For International Students 700 1400

Eligibility Criteria

For National Students
  • 10+2 in PCB or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks
For International Students

Syllabus

Semester 1
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Geometrical Optics
  • General Biochemistry
  • Basic Computer And Information Science
  • Human Anatomy Lab
  • Human Physiology Lab
  • Geometrical Optics Lab
  • Basic Computer And Information Science Lab
  • Life Skills
Semester 2
  • Ocular Physiology
  • Ocular Anatomy
  • Physical Optics
  • Pharmacology
  • Lightening & The Eye
  • Ocular Physiology Lab
  • Ocular Anatomy Lab
  • Physical Optics Lab
  • Lightening & The Eye Lab
  • Life Skills
Semester 3
  • Optical & Ophthalmic Instrumentation & Procedure I
  • Visual Optics-I
  • Opthalmic Lens & Dispensing Optics
  • Pathology (General And Ocular)
  • Indian Medicine And Telemedicine
  • Introduction Of Quality And Patient Safety
  • Optical & Ophthalmic Instrumentation & Procedure Lab I
  • Visual Optics Lab I
  • Opthalmic Lens & Dispensing Optics Lab
  • Life Skills
Semester 4
  • Visual Optics-II
  • Ocular Disease -I (Anterior Segment Disease)
  • Clinical Refraction – I
  • Optical & Ophthalmic Instrumentation & Procedure –II
  • Contact Lens – I
  • Binocular Vision & Ocular Motality
  • Clinical Refraction Lab I
  • Optical & Ophthalmic Instrumentation & Procedure Lab II
  • Contact Lens Lab I
Semester 5
  • Ocular Disease II
  • Low Vision Aid & Visual Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Refraction – II
  • Contact Lens – II
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Low Vision Aid & Visual Rehabilitation Lab
  • Clinical Refraction Lab II
  • Contact Lens Lab II
  • Supervised Clinical Learning I
Semester 6
  • Systemic Conditions & The Eye
  • Public Health & Community Optometry
  • Applied Optometry and Orthoptics
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology
  • Professional Practice Management
  • Applied Optometry and Orthoptics Lab
  • Supervised Clinical Learning II
Semester 7
  • Internship I
  • Comprehensive Viva-Voce
Semester 8
  • Internship II
  • Comprehensive Viva-Voce

Career path

  • Refractionists and theatre assistant
  • Optical / contact lens companies
  • Academic Institutes
  • Optical Manufacturing Industry
  • Public Health Centres
  • Jobs in Private Sector
  • Government Hospitals
  • Defence Services