B.Sc IN OPTOMETRY

Duration of the Course  4 years
Number of Seats available  40
Eligibility Criteria
  • The minimum age for admission must be 17 years as on 31st December of the year in which admission is sought.
  • Educational Qualification:
    1. 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSC/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE or other equivalent Board.
    2. Lateral Entry – Candidate having two years Diploma in Optometry shall be given admission directly for remaining seats in Second Year of Bachelor Of Science in Optometry (B.Opto.) Course.
  • Students shall be admitted once a year.
Syllabus Break-up First Year (12 months)

  • General Anatomy & Ocular Anatomy
  • General Physiology & Ocular Physiology
  • General Biochemistry & Ocular Biochemistry
  • Physical Optics
  • Geometrical Optics
Second Year (12 months)

  • Optometric Optics
  • Visual Optics
  • Optometric Instruments & Clinical Examination of Visual System
  • General Pathology & General Microbiology
  • Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Occupational Optometry
  • General Pharmacology & Ocular Pharmacology
  • Clinical Work
Third Year (12 months)

  • Squint & Binocular Vision
  • Contact Lens
  • Ocular Diseases
  • Low Vision Aids
  • Geriatric & Pediatric Optometry
  • Clinical Work
Fourth Year (12 months)

  • Internship
Medium of Instruction  English