The Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year undergraduate program designed to make a student ready for ocular management. Through different courses in the program, the students are trained for diagnosis and management of ocular disease management and precise recommendation of spectacles and contact lenses and the ability to provide personalized care to people with special needs.
The core of the program 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 pediatric optometry and binocular vision eye diseases and treatments.
They will learn to participate in industrial safety programs work with road safety organizations. They may pursue their individual practice independently or serve in government or privately managed firms to contribute to the welfare of the society.
(10+2) qualification completed from a recognized Board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as main subjects and with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is the minimum criterion of eligibility required to be fulfilled for an aspiring candidate to pursue the course.
Career path you can choose after the course
Public Health optometrist
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