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B.Optom.(Bachelor of Optometry)

Course Information
Name

B.Optom.(Bachelor of Optometry)
Duration

4 Years
Course Type

Graduation
Eligibility

10+2 or Equivalent
Course Details

Bachelor of Optometry or B. Optometry

Bachelor of Optometry or B. Optometry is of 4 year duration. The first 3 years teaching is followed by one year of internship for clinical and trade experience. This is a study of human eyes and matters related to its nature and eyesight problems. The program aims at imparting skills and knowledge in the correction of refractive conditions of the eye and prescription of glasses, in designing and fitting contact lenses, aniseikonic lenses and low vision aids, in the diagnosis and orthoptic treatment of oculomotor malfunctions, in public health optometry–education on ocular hygiene and related nutritional and environmental counseling and in the visual rehabilitation and follow-up of low vision patients.

Bachelor of Optometry Eligibility

  • Higher Secondary Examination (10+2 course) or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology OR Mathematics and English.
  • The candidate should be over 17 yr. of age as on 31st Dec. of the year of the admission.
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i passed hsc from cbse board    i want to get admission in optrometry what should  i do? pl guide me
by Mahima bhandari, on Jun-14-2015
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I want to know the careerof B.Optometrist &after successfuly conpletion of that degree how should i get jobs or get higher studies&if there is any chance to go through medical stream to be a Dr & govt Institute in West Bengal. And also inform me about the fees for the entire course.
by Amit Bhattacharya, on May-31-2015
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by Shishi123, on May-24-2015
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by Shishi123, on May-24-2015
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I want know fee details in kerala
by Naseera, on May-21-2015
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i want to knoe about B Optom carrer After Cource We Aare Dr. Or Not 
by Anurag, on May-09-2015
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by Md Saddam Hussain, on May-06-2015
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I Want To know about the career in B.O. & good institutes in tamil nadu 
by Rathinakumar, on Apr-19-2015
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Good afternoon I want to know. is there any entrance exam for b.optom
by Asiya, on Apr-17-2015
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by Ayesha, on Apr-17-2015
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I likes to joinb.o.so pleasa give information about fee structure
by Ihsana, on Apr-04-2015
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Hi tell me about career in b. Optometry & institutes in India & fee structure
by Rishabh Sood, on Mar-06-2015
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hi, i m banu i would like to study b.o so pls send me fees details and how to join the courseand where should iapply for the course
by Banu, on Dec-22-2014
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how to admission into this course? Plzz help me
by A.vijayanand, on Jul-13-2014
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by Rohit sahu, on Jun-29-2014
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after studying B.optometry can we write dr in front of the name??
by Pratika, on Aug-18-2013
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No we can not write Dr. in front of the name after doing the b. opt. we can write optometrist.
by Happy, on Aug-20-2013
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I want to know the name of good colleges and universities of bachelor of optometry.   and told me about regular and distance both type of colleges and universities ..
by Happy verma, on Jul-29-2013
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I want to know  the name of Good collage of optometry in u.p
by Akib javed, on Jul-02-2013
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