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Bachelor of Optometry

Bachelor of Optometry

School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS)

  • Program Code

    00311

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    4 Years

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About the Programme

The Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year undergraduate programme designed to make a student ready for ocular management. Through different courses in the programme the students are trained for diagnosis and management of ocular diseases management and precise recommendation of spectacles and contact lenses and the ability to provide personalised care to people with special needs. 
The core of the programme encompasses the study of life sciences vision and optometric sciences anatomy and physiology of vision mechanisms of disease and optics and visual science. The students after graduating become adept professionals through hands-on training and regular field visits upskilling them in optometric practice and aspects of clinical optometry contact lenses paediatric optometry and binocular vision eye diseases and treatments.
They will learn to participate in industrial safety programmes work with road safety organisations. They may pursue their individual practice independently or serve in government or privately managed firms to contribute to the welfare of the society.
 

This course is for individuals who...

This programme is meant for students who are keen to discover the latest modern imaging techniques and demonstrate an interest in scientific principles. The programme is for students who have a strong fondness to learn through practical education and have the vision to explore new possibilities in this field. 

Students who are looking for...

A career by improving the community s ocular health and visual welfare. This makes a suitable career for an individual who is passionate about giving back to the society.

Course Fee
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 66 000 1 26 000
For International Students 1400 2700
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with Biology or Life Sciences as one of the subjects with minimum 50% marks
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Paediatric Optometrist
  • Public Health optometrist
  • Clinical Optometrist
  • Industrial Optometrist
  •   Academician/Teacher
  • Researcher
  • Private Practitioner
  • Sharda Hospital
  • Fortis Hospitals
  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Medanta Hospital
  • Max Hospitals
  • JAYPEE Hospitals
  •   ETS 
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • NHS
     

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