Master of Optometry

Course Details

The programme has been launched with broad objectives of training the students in optometry and various ophthalmic procedures. Optometrists are trained professionals involved in diagnosis and treatment of visual defects with the help of optical instruments. Their job profile includes examination of eye, refraction, orthoptic check-up, prescription of glasses & contact lenses, and rehabilitation of low vision patients.

They are the primary health care providers for the diagnosis and  treatment of the eye diseases and refractive disorders.

They can also specialize in the field of contact lens, orthotics, low vision aids, sports vision, paediatric optometry, behavioral optometry etc. The course is  career offering in nature that opens many scopes for the students both in private and government sectors

a. They can provide service as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Technician to the community in rural and urban settings in private, semi-governmental and governmental sectors.

b. They can work in Hospitals, Medical Centers, Optical House /Showroom, Sports clinics , In universities / colleges as academician/ teacher , in trade industry , Optical manufacturing laboratories /Industries, Contact lens manufacturing companies, Behavioral vision care clinics.

c. Can be self employed by starting their own optical shop, contact lens clinic and lens manufacturing unit etc.

d. Can work as Vision Scientists, who are involved in research in the field of optometry.

f. Higher Education:

. PhD in Optometry

Master of Optometry

04 Semesters

Must have passed Bachelor of Optometry

Per Sem –  INR 50000

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