graduate courses bsc optom

Overview


B.Sc in Optometry is an Undergraduate Program in vision care science offered by M.M. (Deemed to be University). Optometry is a paramedical health care profession which deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. The three year training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Assistant to the community in urban, semi-urban and rural settings in private, semi-Governmental and Governmental sectors. This is a dynamic and challenging career, which allows one to help people achieve personal growth, community respect, job flexibility and financial success and offers virtually unlimited opportunities. One can also define it as the science of eye equipment (including lenses and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and removing all kinds of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience. The program is envisaged to develop a multipurpose ophthalmic manpower at paramedical level.


Scope and Career Options
  • Assist ophthalmologists in hospital clinic
  • Practice in optical establishments
  • Run optical shop
  • Have excellent job opportunities overseas.
  • Offer clinical services to national and multinationals dealing with the manufacturing and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses and ophthalmic instruments.
  • Start manufacturing unit for optical lenses.
  • For those interested in research and higher studies, they can join M.Sc and PhD programs and take up faculty jobs in teaching Optometry for a career.

The scope of Optometry Course in Haryana includes the detection of common eye diseases, the management of binocular vision problems such as squints and lazy eyes and the prescription of spectacles and contact lenses. The Bachelor degree in Optometry is a programme that aims to produce professionally competent optometrists serving as primary eye care health practitioners. MM (Deemed to be University) is one for the few premium institutions in India that offers a Bachelor degree in Optometry and Ophthalmic science. After the completion of BOptom, you will find challenging career opportunities in Optician shops, with eye doctors and Contact Lens companies, Ophthalmic lens industry and hospital eye departments. A technician can work for eye testing, Contact lenses, squint exercises, etc. You can start your own vision clinic, Optical shop, lens manufacturing unit. You can also get job opportunities with Optician shops and hospitals in India and abroad.

Common job profiles of students after completing BOptom. include:
  • Optometry Technicians, Ophthalmic Assistants and Ophthalmic Nurses.
  • MSC optometry
  • Faculty in Optometry colleges
  • Vision therapy specialists
  • Contact lens care givers
  • Vision rehabilitation experts

Eligibility


3 Years + 1 Year Internship

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom)

The candidate who shall attain the age of 17 years or more on December 31, of the year of admission and has passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from the Board of School Education, Haryana or any recognized Board/University with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English securing at least 50% marks in aggregate and must passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, English & fifth subject individually.

2 Years (+1 year Internship)

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom) (Lateral Entry to IInd Year)

Provided that the candidate who have passed 3 years diploma (Optometry) after Matric or two year diploma after 10+2 shall be eligible for admission to the B.Sc. (Optometry) in 2nd year through lateral entry.

Course Fee


Course Course Fee (Per Annum)
Indian (INR) International (USD)
Tuition Fee Development Fee
B.Optom
50,000 5,000
2,000

Note:

  1. The Fee will have to be deposited at the time of Counselling.
  2. University Charges will be extra as per University norms.
  3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  4. There will be an annual increase of 7% in tuition fee.
  5. Students Fund for all the students is Rs.2,000/- p.a.
  6. Life time Alumni Membership fee is Rs. 4,000/-.
  7. Hostel & Transport Charges will be extra.
  8. Students who wish to leave the Institute mid-stream, will have to deposit the fee for the remaining period of the course as per judgement of the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the case of Islamic Academy of Education and others Vs State of Karnataka & PA lnamdar case.

 

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