Diploma in Optometry

Diploma in Optometry

Abhaya College of Optometry offers 2 years Bachelor's Degree Programme, B.Sc. Optometry. The Curriculum extends over a period of 3 academic years and 1 year Internship.

Affiliation

Diploma in Optometry is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore

Eligibility for Admission

Candidates for this 2 year program leading to the Diploma in 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

Theory
  • General & Ocular Biochemistry
  • General & Ocular Anatomy
  • General & Ocular Physiology
  • Physical & Principles of Lighting
  • Geometric Optics
  • Physics Practical
  • Geometric Optics- Practical
  • Nutrition
  • Computer Basics/Programming
  • English
  • Kannada
  • Mathematics
  • Basic Accounts
Theory
  • Optometric Optics
  • Visual Optics
  • Optometric Instruments & Clinical Examination
  • Microbiology & Pathology
  • Pharmocology
  • Clinical Practical Examination
  • Medical Psychology
  • Communications & Public Relation
Theory
  • Low Vision Aids & Geriatric Optometry
  • Contact Lens
  • Systemic & Ocular Diseases
  • Dispensing & Occupational Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry & Binocular Vision
  • Advances in Optometry
  • Clinics & Specialities
  • Project
  • Practice Management
  • Law & Optometry
  • Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostaatistics
Internship
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