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B.Sc Optometry

Bachelor of Science in Optometry

Do you want to be an eye doctor? Do you want to be an optometrist? Then, you should do a graduation course in Optometry. Learn about the eligibility criteria, course duration and various career prospects arising out of the course. Here you will get all the details pertaining to an eye doctor course.

Course Name: B.Sc Optometry
Group: B.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • To pursue B.Sc Optometry course, the basic eligibility that is required is a pass certificate in Higher Secondary Examination or 10+2 or equivalent examination in Science stream with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Maths from a recognized college or university.
  • Some colleges and institutes conduct an entrance examination to provide admission to their B.Sc Optometry course. Selection to these degree colleges is based on the final merit list i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exam of 10+2 and the marks of entrance examination taken together.

The course duration of B.Sc Optometry course is about 3 years (in some universities it is 4 years, which include one year of internship). This degree course provides widespread scopes to the candidates.

B.Sc Optometry 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


B.Sc Optometry - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering B.Sc Optometry course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
A.d.n. Institute of Paramedical SciencesIndira Gandhi National Open UniversityMaharashtra
Al Salama Optometry CollegeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Amritha Institute of Medical Science and Research CentreAmrita Vishwa VidyapeethamKerala
Bharath Engineering CollegeBharath UniversityTamil Nadu
Chennai Medical College Hospital & Research InstituteSRM UniversityTamil Nadu
Global Business SchoolUttar Pradesh
Government Medical College KozhikodeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Little Flower College of Nursing, AngamalyMahatma Gandhi UniversityKerala
Npc College of Science And ManagementMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyWest Bengal
Paramedical CollegeMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyWest Bengal
School of Bio SciencesBharath UniversityTamil Nadu
School of Health SciencesChitkara UniversityPunjab
Shillong Engineering and Management CollegeNorth Eastern Hill UniversityMeghalaya
Vidyasagar College of Optometry & Vision ScienceMaulana Abul Kalam Azad University of TechnologyWest Bengal

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Who is suitable for B.Sc Optometry course

  • Candidates who are dedicated to serve others, who are self disciplined and the ability to deal tactfully with patients are good suit for the course.
  • Those who want to have higher degree such as Master’s degree with an aim to become lecturer or professor in colleges or universities are perfect for this course.
  • Candidates who can work for long hours, can work in a team and have managerial skills can go for this course.
  • They should have patience and co-ordination.

Advantages and benefits of B.Sc Optometry course

  • B.Sc Optometry degree serve as a basis for further higher degrees in this field such as M.Sc, M.Phil and Ph.D Degree in Optometry.
  • Those who have relevant experience of at least 4-5 years in ophthalmology can start their own private clinic or optical shop.
  • The scope for optometric practice is vast in India as well as abroad. It is a challenging and dynamic career in which one can achieve personal growth. It also offers unlimited opportunities, job flexibility and financial success.
  • A student can begin his / her career in research or teaching field after completing post graduate or Ph.D degree in any specialized field of ophthalmology.
  • After successful completion of the course, they can establish their own optical shop, eye clinic, lens manufacturing unit, etc.
  • They can get employment in sectors such as hospitals undertaken by central and state government.
  • They also have opportunities available in private hospitals, NGOs, missionary hospitals, clinics and charitable hospitals run by defense and railways.
  • Indian opthomologists are in huge demand in western countries.

B.Sc Optometry Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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