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Bachelor of Optometry

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Programme Level

Under Graduate

Duration

4 years (3 years + 1 year Internship)

About the programme

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

B.Optometry programme 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 preparing skilled & competent professionals. Well qualified and experienced faculty members promote hands on training and evidence-based learning in basic and advance skills 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.

Optometrists are the primary health care practitioners who specialise in Correction of focussing errors in visual system, Correction of visual alignment errors, Diagnosis & management of Eye Diseases and Rehabilitation care for visually impaired.

 

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

Eligibility

XIIth with PCM or PCB with 50% marks
The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years

For Lateral Entry:
Minimum 50% marks in Diploma in Optometry / Ophthalmic technician from Recognized institute

For Migration from Other Universities:
1) Minimum 50% in Optometry Ist year
2) XIIth with PCM or PCB with 50% marks

Fee Structure

Duration
4 years (3 years + 1 year Internship)
Tuition Fee (per annum)
50,000
Exam Fee (per annum)
15,000

Program Structure

 
  • General Anatomy
  • General Physiology
  • Geometrical Optics
  • Nutrition
  • General Biochemistry
  • Ocular Anatomy
  • Ocular Physiology
  • Physical Optics
  • Ocular Biochemistry
  • Clinical Optometry
  • Ocular Microbiology
  • Visual Optics
  • Optometric Optics
  • Optometric Instruments
  • Ocular Disease
  • Clinical Examination of Visual system
  • Indian Medicine, Modern medicine & Telemedicine
  • Advance Operation Theatre Management
  • Optometric Optics-II& Dispensing Optics
  • Pathology
  • Basic & Ocular Pharmacology
  • Eye Health care organisation 
  • Ocular Disease-II and Glaucoma
  • Introduction to Quality & Patient safety 
  • Medical Psychology
  • Contact lens
  • Low Vision Care
  • Geriatric & Paediatric Optometry
  • Binocular Vision
  • Systemic Disease
  • Research Methodology & Biostatistics
  • Vision Technician
  • Public Health & Community Optometry
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Practice Management
  • Basic Hospital Management

 

Program Structure

Programme Outcomes

01

Clinical Care in Optometry 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.


02

Communication in Optometry 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.


03

Membership of a multidisciplinary health 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.


04

Ethics and accountability in Optometry Apply ethical principles and commit to core concepts of clinical ethics and law to practice as healthcare service providers in Optometry.


05

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.


06

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.


07

Social Accountability and Responsibility of 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.


08

Scientific attitude and 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.


09

Lifelong learning in Optometry 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

01

Engage in experiential entrepreneurship opportunities.


02

Evolve as an Optometrist working in reputed eye care industry and community.


03

Pursue higher studies in an institution of repute.


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XIIth with PCM or PCB with 50% marks
The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years

For Lateral Entry:
Minimum 50% marks in Diploma in Optometry / Ophthalmic technician from Recognized institute

For Migration from Other Universities:
1) Minimum 50% in Optometry Ist year
2) XIIth with PCM or PCB with 50% marks