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**Bachelor of Optometry

(Commencing from session 2022-23)

Program:  Bachelor of Optometry

Program Code: BOPT

Level: Graduation

Duration: 4 Years


About The Program

Optometry means a health care profession that is autonomous and concerned especially with examining the eye for defects and faults of refraction, with prescribing correctional lenses, eye exercises and/or visual rehabilitation care for visually impaired, with diagnosing diseases of the eye, and with treating such diseases or referring them for treatment. Optometry can and should play a leading role in eye care provision at the primary level, and can also assist at secondary and tertiary levels where possible, working with ophthalmologists and other eye care providers towards the unified goal of combating blind.


Programme Educational Objectives:

 The curriculum of Bsc Optometry in has been designed to train and qualify the students in the aspects of refractive condition of the humen eye, visual aids, cure disease and abnormalities of the human eye and other services.

The course of optometry teaches primary eye care service, who play an important role in patients vision, eye health and their over all health too. They are trained too as following


  • Treat, manage and correct disorders and disease of the visual system. The eye and its associated structures.
  • Recognize and detect related systemic conditions and manage ocular manifestations.
  • Diagnose, treat and mange the binocular and perceptual vision disorders.
  • Removal of superficial foreign bodies from the eye in or below the surface of cornea.
  • Independent management of glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy

 


i.

Yearly Course Fees in Rs.


Tuition Fee


Exam Fee

Registration fee

Uniform Fee (Compulsory)

Application fee (Non-

refundable)


Total Fee

 

First Year

 

₹ 50,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

₹ 10,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

₹ 1,500.00

₹ 71,500.00

 

Second Year

 

₹ 50,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

NA

NA

NA

₹ 55,000.00

 

Third Year

 

₹ 50,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

NA

NA

NA

₹ 55,000.00

Total

₹ 150,000.00

₹ 15,000.00

₹ 10,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

₹ 1,500.00

₹ 181,500.00



ii.

1st Semester Fee in Rs.


Tuition Fee


Exam Fee

Registration fee

Uniform Fee (Compulsory)

Application fee (Non-

refundable)


Total Fee

Total

₹ 25,000.00

₹ 2,500.00

₹ 10,000.00

₹ 5,000.00

₹ 1,500.00

₹ 44,000.00

*For International Students: 1000 USD per Year

*Registration Fee (One Time): 500 USD

First Year

Paper No.

Theory/Paper

Paper code

Duration

Theory (M.M)

Total

Practical (Max. Marks)

Total

Grand Total

Sessional

Annual

Sessional

Annual

I

Human Anatomy 

BOPT

 101

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

II

Human Physiology

BOPT

102

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

III

Ocular Anatomy and Physiology

BOPT

103

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

IV

Visual Optics

BOPT 104

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

V

General Biochemistry

BOPT

105

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

VI

Basic Of Computer

BOPT

106

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

Total Marks

   

180

420

600

75

175

300

900

Second Year

Paper No.

Theory/Paper

Paper code

Duration

Theory (M.M)

Total

Practical (Max. Marks)

Total

Grand Total

Sessional

Annual

Sessional

Annual

 

I

Clinical Refraction

BOPT

 201

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

II

Basic Orthoptics

BOPT 202

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

III

Clinical Examination of visual system and Optometric Instruments 

BOPT  203

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

IV

Microbiology and Pathology

BOPT

204

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

V

Pharmacology 

BOPT 205

3 hrs

 

100

100

15

35

50

150

VI

EVS

BOPT  206

3 hrs

-

100

100

50

-

50

150

Total Marks

   

    120

480

500

110

140

250

900

Third Year

Paper No.

Theory/Paper

Paper code

Duration

Theory (M.M)

Total

Practical (Max. Marks)

Total

Grand Total

Sessional

Annual

Sessional

Annual

 

I

Contact Lens

BOPT 301

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

II

Systemic & Ocular Disease

BOTT

302

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

III

Low vision Aids & Geriatric Optometry

BOPT

303

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

IV

Biostatics & Research Methodology

BOTT

304

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

100

V

Community optometry, Eye Banking & OT Management

BOTT 305

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

VI

Advanced Orthoptics, Binocular Vision and Pediatric Optometry

BOPT

306

3 hrs

30

70

100

15

35

50

150

Total Marks

   

    120

420

600

90

175

250

900

Student can choose after the course

∙ Independent Practice as an Optometrist 

∙ Start own specialty clinic like contact lenses, Computer vision, Orthoptics.

 ∙ Start an optical establishment/ store for scientific dispensing of visual aids. 

∙ Start manufacturing unit to make ophthalmic lenses/ spectacle lenses 

∙ Job opportunities with multinational eye care companies like Bausch & Lomb, Essilor, Zeiss, Ciba Vision, AMO, etc. 

∙ Avail overseas job opportunities. 

∙ For those interested in higher studies, post-graduation in the form of fellowships as well as Masters & PhD programs are available in India & overseas. 

∙ Take up teaching as a career option 

∙ Take jobs with corporate & private hospitals, NGOs. 

∙ Administrative Career after MBA in Ophthalmic Practice

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