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Master of Optometry

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Programme Level

Post Graduate


2 Years

About the Programme

Optometry is an autonomous health care profession which is responsible for performing primary eye care, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

Optometrists are the primary health & vision care practitioners who specialise in

  • Correction of focussing errors in visual system
  • Correction of errors in visual alignment
  • Provide primary Eye care and their management
  • Diagnosis & management of Eye Diseases
  • Rehabilitation of disorders of the visual system.
  • Research in Field of Optometry
  • Academics in Field of Optometry
  • Team leadership in Field of Optometry

M.Optometry programme was introduced in 2020 and has excellent curriculum designed as per guidelines of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The program is offering great opportunities to national and international students in getting Knowledge, skilled & competentance in order to become an Optometry professional. Well qualified and experienced faculty members promote understanding and competence by lecture with interaction, hands on training and evidence-based learning in basic and recent advancements in Optometry. State-of-the-art Eye OPD and Optometry Lab provides top-notch facilities to the budding Optometrist. For clinical training and internship MOUs with renowned hospitals in Delhi/NCR and In Campus Eye OPD facility is available for hands on training. The students of Optometry programme undergo project-based learning to improve research skills. The Masters of Optometry (M.Optometry) is designed to provide students with research and innovation capacity, comprehensive and practical training for a career in Optometry. It is structured with an emphasis on research, clinical experience and interaction with the public through Eye camps. 

Future Prospects

Optometry Post graduates have great opportunities to work as a Consultant Optometrist, Clinical research scientist, Academician, Corporate managers in healthcare industries and they can start independent eye clinic and retail shops both in India and abroad.

Potential career paths and opportunities for B. Optometry graduates are following

  • Consultant Optometrist
  • Consultant Orthoptist
  • Contact lens specialist
  • Low vision Specialist
  • Self-owned Private practice and chain stores
  • Technical Manager in various MNCs
  • Work as an Optometrist in various Eye hospitals
  • Higher Education & specialisation in various areas


Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor in Optometry

Students having CUET Score will be given preference in merit.

Fee Structure

2 years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
Exam Fee (per annum)

Program Structure

  • Research Methodology & Biostatistics
  • Visual & Applied Optics
  • Epidemiology & Community Eye care
  • Ocular Diseases and Diagnostics
  • Clinic (General)
  • Research Project
  • Advanced Contact Lens
  • Paediatric Optometry & Binocular vision
  • Low Vision and Geriatric Optometry
  • Clinic (Speciality)
  • Low vision care and Rehabilitation
  • Vision Therapy
  • Clinic (General):-Internship
  • Clinic (Speciality):-Internship
  • Project and Dissertation

Program Structure

Programme Outcomes


Do clinical Care in Optometry Practice: Apply core and basic knowledge associated with the profession using a patient/family-centered approach and best evidence to organize and implement the preventive, investigative and management plans and will offer appropriate follow-up services in Optometry.


Do effective communication in Optometry practice: Develop an effective communication with patients, care-givers, other health professionals, members of community and prepare investigation reports, assessment- treatment plans to give and receive clear instructions appropriately in Eye care practice


Do work in multidisciplinary health care team: Distinguish and communicate within the team, including transparency about aims, decisions, uncertainty and mistakes to work collaboratively and accomplish shared goals within and across settings to achieve coordinated, high-quality Eye care services


Have good ethics and social accountability: Apply ethical principles and commit to core concepts of clinical ethics and law to practice as healthcare service providers in Optometry


Have commitment to professional excellence in Optometry: Develop and execute professionalism to reflect in thought and action including technical competence, appearance, image, confidence level, empathy, compassion, understanding, patience, manners, verbal and non-verbal communication, an anti- discriminatory and non-judgmental attitude, and appropriate physical contact to ensure safe, effective and expected delivery of healthcare in Optometry.


Provide leadership and mentorship in clinical care: Adapt leadership role where needed in order to ensure clinical productivity and patient satisfaction and respond in an autonomous and confident manner to planned and uncertain situations in Eye care practices.


Fulfill social Accountability and Responsibility as an Optometrist: Assess and recognize that allied and healthcare professionals need to be advocates within the health care system, to judiciously manage resources and acknowledge social accountability in the community, region and the nation for eye care professionals.


Have scientific attitude and try for Scholarship in Optometry: Adapt scientific and scholarly principles during interactions with patients and peers, educational endeavors, research activities and in all other aspects of professional lives of Optometrist.


Have lifelong learning attitude: Adapt the ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning committed to continuous improvement in skills and knowledge while harnessing modern tools and technology in Eye care practice

Programme Educational Objectives


Engage in research, innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities.


Collaborate with other health care professionals to guide and improve quality of patient care.


Pursue higher studies in an institution of repute.

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Minimum 50% marks in Bachelor in Optometry

Students having CUET Score will be given preference in merit.