B.Sc. Optometry

Abhaya College of Optometry offers 4 years Bachelor's Degree Programme, B.Sc. Optometry. The Curriculum extends over a period of 3 academic years and 1 year Internship.

Affiliation
B.Sc. Optometry is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore

Eligibility for Admission
Candidates for this 4 year program leading to the B.Sc Optometry degree should have passed the 2-year pre university examination (10+2) with English as one of the subject along with physics, chemistry, biology / maths as subject. They should have passed any other examination recognized as equivalent to 2-year Pre University selected on merit in their performance entrance test interview held by the college. Students undergo a period of certified study over 3 academic year from the date of commencement of classes for subjects according to the prescribed curriculum till completion of the examination following by 1 year compulsory internship. English shall be the medium of instruction for all subject examinations.

Career option available for the Optometry Include :

  • Solo private practitioner
  • Retail/ optical settings
  • Optometric / Ophthalmological profession
  • Public health
  • Academic / Research
  • Corporate / Industrial
  • Consultants
  • Manufacturing units

Study and Scheme of Examination

FIRST YEAR

  • General & Ocular Physiology
  • Anatomy and Biochemistry
  • Nutrition, Physical & Geometrics Optics
  • Principle of Light
  • Computer Programming
  • English
  • Kannada
  • Mathematics
  • Accountancy

SECOND YEAR

  • Optometric & Visual Optics
  • Optometric Instruments
  • Clinical Examination of Visual System & Ocular Disease
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology & Pharmacology
  • Clinics, Hospital Procedure
  • Medical Psychology
  • Communication & pr
 

THIRD YEAR

  • Low vision aid & Geriatrics
  • Optometry, Systemic & Ocular Diseases
  • Dispensing Optics & Occupational Optometry
  • Contact Lens, Pediatric Optometry
  • Binocular Vision
  • Advance in Optometry Project
  • Clinic practice management
  • Law & Optometry
  • Public Health & Community
  • Optometry, Epidemiology & Bio-Statistics.

FOURTH YEAR

Internship

 
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