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B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology

Programme Outcomes


PO1: Able to develop skills to provide comprehensive eye examination

PO2:Able to correct refractive error and provide spectacle prescription

PO3:Able to fit, evaluate, prescribe and dispense contact lenses for refractive correction and other ocular conditions

PO4:Able to assess the low vision and provide comprehensive low vision care

PO5: Able to have adequate knowledge to develop skill in manufacturing of spectacle lenses, contact lenses and low vision devices.

:Able to do complete binocular vision assessment, manage non-strabismic binocular vision anomalies and refer condition which warrants surgery

PO7:Able to assess the visual demands for various occupations and match it to the visual capabilities. Also be able to advice on eye safety wear for various occupations.

PO8: Have knowledge and skill for early detection of various ocular conditions and pathologies – Refractive error, Strabismus, Cataract, Diabetic retinopathy, Glaucoma etc.

PO9:Able to demonstrate professional growth, sense of professionalism and desire to learn

PO10: Have knowledge regarding organizations of eye banks and preservation of ocular tissues.

PO11:Have knowledge on sensory substitution and other rehabilitation measures for totally visually challenged.

PO12:Have knowledge of counselling on visual/ocular hygiene, nutritional and environmental modifications

Curriculum & Syllabus

Curriculum & Syllabus

  • Semester – I
    General Anatomy
    General Physiology
    General Biochemistry
    Geometrical Optics Nutrition Theory
    Communication and Soft Skills
  • Semester – II
    Ocular Anatomy
    Ocular Physiology
    Ocular Biochemistry
    Physical Optics
    Geometrical Optics-II
    Basic Computers & Information Science
  • Semester – III
    Basic & Ocular Microbiology
    Visual optics –I
    Optometric optics-I
    Basic and Ocular Pharmacology
    Ocular Diseases –I
    Clinical examination of visual system
  • Semester – IV
    Optometric optics–II & Dispensing Optics
    Visual Optics- II
    Ocular Disease- II
    Optometric Instruments
    Clinical Optometry
  • Semester – V
    Contact lens–I
    Low Vision care
    Geriatric Optometry
    Pediatric Optometry
    Binocular Vision- I
    Systemic Disease
    Medical Law and Ethics
  • Semester – VI
    Contact Lens–II
    Binocular Vision –II
    Public Health & Community Optometry
    Occupational Optometry
    Practice Management
    Statistics and Research Methodology
  • Semester VII & VIII

Eligibility Criteria

ProgramProgram Duration (Year)EligibilityCriteria for Merit
B.Sc Optometry4 Years (8 Semesters)Pass in +2, HSC or equivalent with Physics, Chemitry, Biology/ Botany / ZoologyMerit based on the percentage of marks secured in qualifying examination

Career Prospects

Career Prospects

  • There is a huge demand of optometrist in the country. The profession not only gives immense opportunities of employment but also gives student a chance of self-employment too. There are multiple options available to choose from depending upon career interests or ability to perform skill.
  • Independent optometric clinic with optical store.
  • Optometry practice management at eye institutions/hospitals as an optometrist
  • A rewarding career in corporate in eye care industry such as contact lenses, ophthalmic lenses etc.
  • Excellent job opportunities both in India as well as overseas.

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee 2024 - 2025 (Per Sem)
Other Fee(per sem)Total Fee 2024 -2025 (Per Sem)