B.Optom.(Bachelor of Optometry)
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.