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B.Optometry | Duration: (3yr + 1 yr internship)

B.Optometry

B.Optometry

Eligibility:

10+2 in Science Stream or equivalent from a recognized Board/ Council with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology & English as compulsory subjects and with minimum 50% marks in aggregate (5% relaxation to SC/ST/OBC – Non Creamy Layer)
*Candidates passing with PCM without Biology in 10+2 will have to undergo remedial classes/ bridge course for Biology
*Candidates passing with PCB without Mathematics in 10+2 will have to undergo remedial classes/ bridge course for Mathematics

Selection:

Based on overall performance in last examination followed by Personal Interview.

Fees:

FEE STRUCTURE 2021-22
Registration & Admission Fees(To Be Paid Once Only)
a Prospectus & Form 1000.00
b Registration(To be paid during the admission for all courses) 25000.00
c Admission Fee 10000.00
d Caution Money (Common for all streams) - Refundable 5000.00
Tuition Fees
Semester Payment 30000.00
Yearly Payment 57000.00

Programme Overview:

B.Optometry is a four-year undergraduate program that essentially involves an advanced study of the clinical skills involved in professionally measuring eyesight, prescribing corrective lenses, and detecting eye diseases. It has been designed in a way to offer to eligible candidates a wide range of clinical skills and knowledge to examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases and disorders of the visual system using lenses and other optical aids. This program aims to educate students about the various professional methods of visual screening, orthotics, diagnosis of visual problems and vision training. It also trains students for optometric counseling of patients with partial sight, color blindness and hereditary vision defects, and designing and fitting of spectacles, contact lens, and low vision aids.

Career Opportunities:

Successful graduates of the course interested in pursuing higher studies in the discipline may go for higher courses such as M.Sc., Ph.D., and other research-related studies in the vision care science. Major areas of employment and domains include:
• Eye Care Departments
• Eye Clinics
• Multinational companies manufacturing contact lenses and other eye products
• Lens Manufacturing Units
• Occupational Health Care Sectors
• Optician Assistant
• Optometrist
• Research Assistant
Vision Consultants