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B.Sc. Optometry


The B.Sc. Optometry program is an undergraduate course designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in eye examination, diagnosis, and the management of diseases related to the visual system. Optometrists, as primary healthcare specialists, undergo specialized training to examine eyes, detect defects in vision, identify signs of injury, diagnose eye diseases or abnormalities, and assess general health concerns related to the eyes.

Key Aspects of B.Sc. Optometry:

Vision Care Professionals: Optometrists play a crucial role as primary vision care professionals, focusing on preventive eye care, early detection of eye-related issues, and the overall well-being of patients.

Eye Examination and Diagnosis: The program emphasizes training in conducting thorough eye examinations, using advanced diagnostic tools and techniques to identify visual impairments, and determining appropriate interventions.

Prescription and Lens Fitting: Students are trained to prescribe and fit lenses to improve the vision of patients. This includes a deep understanding of various types of lenses and their applications to address specific visual needs.

Specialization Opportunities: B.Sc. Optometry offers students the opportunity to specialize in various areas such as Contact Lens, Orthotics, Low Vision Aids, Sports Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Behavioral Optometry, and more. This specialization enhances the depth of knowledge and opens up diverse career paths.

Career Opportunities: The program is career-oriented, providing graduates with numerous opportunities in both private and government sectors. Graduates can pursue careers in eye clinics, hospitals, optical showrooms, and research institutions, contributing to the advancement of eye care services.

Scope and Versatility: B.Sc. Optometry graduates are well-equipped to handle a wide range of eye-related issues, making them versatile professionals in the field of vision care.

  • B.Sc. Optometry is an Undergraduate Program which deals with the Eye examination, diagnosis, and management of diseases of the visual system.
  • Optometrists are primary health care specialists trained to examine the eyes to detect defects in vision, signs of injury, eye diseases or abnormality and problems with general health.
  • It trains the students to work as professionals whose main intent is to assess the vision of patient, prescribe & fit lenses to improve their vision.
  • Students can also specialize in the field of Contact Lens, Orthotics, Low Vision Aids, Sports Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Behavioral Optometry etc. The course is a career offering in nature that opens many scopes for the applicants both in private and government sectors.


Allied Health Sciences & Para Medical Sciences are interdisciplinary medical courses and subjects that are becoming increasingly important in health care systems. 


* Candidates should have passed 10+2 level with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as subject of study
* Lateral Entry: The Candidate who have completed their 2 or 3 years Dilpoma in Ophthalmic Technique can take admission in 2nd year B.Sc Optometry.


80% of total number of classes conducted in a year. Only those candidates are eligible to appear for university examination

Higher Studies

* Fellowship in Specialty areas like contact lens, Binocular vision, Low vision etc
* Masters in Clinical Optometry
* Masters in Business Administration
* Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


4 years including 1 year of Internship


One year (365 days) of Clinical Postings

Job Opportunities

Working Field

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