The Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year undergraduate program designed to make a student ready for ocular management. Through different courses in the program the students are trained for diagnosis and management of ocular diseases management and precise recommendation of spectacles and contact lenses and the ability to provide personalised care to people with special needs. The core of the program encompasses the study of life sciences vision and optometric sciences anatomy and physiology of vision mechanisms of disease and optics and visual science.

Eligibility Criteria

The Candidates who possess 10+2 /HSC with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or (Botany & Zoology)
English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or its equivalent qualifications from a Recognized Board.
The Candidates who possess a Diploma in Optometry are eligible for admission to B.Optom Course (Lateral Entry)


Total Course Fees
Rs. 158200

Amount to be deposited at admission time
Rs. 37200 & 11 Post-dated cheques of Rs. 11000 for each quarter

Course Outline

  • To achieve general understanding of the Human Biology (Anatomy, Physiology, and Biochemistry).
  • To achieve good understanding of the basic medical sciences as related to
  • Ophthalmology (Anatomy, Physiology, Optics, Pharmacology and Microbiology).

Career Prospectives

There are several employment opportunities for B.Optom graduates in India, in both the private and government sector. Here are some of the B.Optom employment opportunities in India.

  1. Corporate sector
  2. Basic research and integrated professional areas
  3. Private practice
  4. Public health
  5. Industries/ companies
  6. Work for an optical chain or under an optical store
  7. Eye care hospitals & institutions
  8. Scientific research
  9. Education sector