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B.Sc Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Bachelor of Science in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques


Do you want to be an eye doctor? Do you want to be an optometrist? Then, you should do a graduation course in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques. 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 and Ophthalmic Techniques
Group: B.Sc
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 3 Years

About B.Sc Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques course

It is an undergraduate course for science students. Ophthalmic techniques, diagnoses and treats the disorders and diseases of the eye by using modern technologies.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic eligibility criteria for pursuing B.Sc Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques course is a pass certificate in Higher Secondary Examination or 10+2 or its equivalent exam in Science stream with subjects such as Biology, Physics and Chemistry from a recognized college or university.
  • For providing admission to this degree course, many institutes conduct an entrance examination on their own and then add the percentage of class XII marks to prepare the merit list. Only those students who come in the merit list are given admission to this course.
The duration of B. Sc Opthalmic Techniques course is generally 3 years, but it may be more or less depending on the institution and place. Certain institute provides this course on a part time basis.



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Who is suitable for B.Sc Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques 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 and Ophthalmic Techniques course

  • This degree course serve as a basis for further higher degree such as Master’s in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques.
  • 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.
  • 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 Government or private hospitals.
  • They also have opportunities available in private hospitals, NGOs, missionary hospitals, clinics and charitable hospitals run by defense and railways.


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