Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Optometry

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Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Optometry

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Duration: 4 Year(s)

Dolphin PG College, Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, Punjab, India

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Course TypeBachelor

Course Specialty

Optometry

Affiliation

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University

Overview

    BSC Optometry Courses in Chandigarh – Bachelor of Optometry is an undergraduate program concerning eye care. Optometry is the science of eye care including eye examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science. Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year course containing three years of learning and a year of internship in clinical experience.

    Career Opportunities After B.Sc Optometry:

    Aside from career options such as assisting ophthalmic doctors in government hospitals and private clinics, an optometrist can also go for pursuing a private practice.
    Successful graduates of the course interested in higher studies in the discipline may go for pursuing PhD or M. Sc. in the subject.

    Such graduates can find career options like the ones listed here:

    • Assisting ophthalmologists in hospitals/ clinics.
    • Practice in optical establishments.
    • Run optical shops.
    • Offer clinical services to multinationals dealing with the manufacturing and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, contact lenses and ophthalmic instruments.

Fee (INR):

35000 (Semester)

Stipend (INR):

-

Accomodation:

Hostel Facility

Scholarship:

-

Faculty

Dr. S. P. Jindal

Eligibility

    A person who has secured at least 50% marks ( 45% in case of candidate belonging to Scheduled cast/tribes) of the aggregate marks in four compulsory subjects i.e. Chemistry, Physics, Biology/Math and English taken together of 10+2 pattern or equivalent examination from recognized Board/University shall be eligible to join the first semester of the course OR Intermediate/10+2 with agriculture

Minimum Education

12th Science
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