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Diploma Ophthalmic Technology Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year


Do you want to focus on eye care of the patients? Do you want to be an eye doctor or an eye specialist? Then, you are required to pursue a Diploma course in Ophthalmic Technology. Here, in this post, you will be reading about eligibility criteria, duration, course details, career prospects and much more.

Course Name: Diploma Ophthalmic Technology
Group:
Stream: Engineering
Course Category: General
Duration: 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Many institutes have 10th passed as their minimum qualification. For 10th passed students. The course duration is 3 years.
  • However, there are some institutes that give preference to 10+2 passed students in Science stream with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology. For 10+2 students, course duration is 2 years.

Admission process

Most institutes follow direct based admission process. Interested candidates are required to fill the application form. Seats will be allotted only to the deserving candidates depending upon intake capacity of the institute and marks scored by them in the board examination.

Syllabus

To get a better idea about the course structure, some of the important subjects present in the Diploma Ophthalmic Technology course are mentioned below. Candidates should note that only the important subjects have been listed.

Basic Physics of Light
Basic Human Sciences
Optometry Practices
Optometry Instruments
Contact Lenses
Visual Optics
Ocular Diseases and Conditions



Colleges offering Diploma Ophthalmic Technology course in India

College NameUniversityState
Dr. Somervel Memorial Mission CSI Hospital & Medical CollegeUniversity of KeralaKerala
National Hospital Institute Health SciencesUniversity of CalicutKerala
NRI Medical CollegeDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh
Shivalik Institute of Paramedical TechnologyPunjab Technical UniversityPunjab
Shri Vaishnav Polytechnic CollegeRajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya(Technical University)Madhya Pradesh
Sri Ramya sai School Of NursingDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh

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Course Outlook

Diploma Ophthalmic Technology is a 2 year course design to train the students on various aspects of ophthalmic problems, their cure and their proper solution. They are provided with theoretical and practical knowledge and their end term result is based on the performance in both the theory and practical equally.

Career prospects and job opportunities

There are several career options for those who complete Diploma Ophthalmic Technology degree. Employment can be found in sectors eye hospitals undertaken by state and central government. In addition, they also have opportunities available in NGOs, private eye clinics, private eye hospitals, charitable hospitals and missionary hospitals run by railways and defense.

Ophthalmic Technology diploma holders are capable of testing / examining patients, prescribing and dispensing contact lenses and spectacles and carry on optometric practices. Using these skills, Ophthalmic Technology professionals may find work at eye care hospitals (where they may work under eye doctor), nursing homes, optical shops, unit manufacturing optometry equipment and testing labs and unit manufacturing lenses and optical aids.

There are renowned companies as well as scope of self employment. Those who have relevant experience of at least 4- 5 years in ophthalmology can start their own private eye clinic. Some of the well known job profiles available to them are Ophthalmic Assistant, Optometry Assistant, Ophthalmic Nurse and Lab Assistant. The income is fairly good in this sector.

Diploma Ophthalmic Technology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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