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)

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Total Seats: 15

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University, Dharwad

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Dharwad, Karnataka, India

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Course TypeBachelor

Course Specialty

Optometry

Affiliation

Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara University

Overview

    • The Bachelor of Science in Optometry (B.Sc Optometry) is an undergraduate program designed to train students in the field of optometry, which involves the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of visual disorders and refractive errors.
    • The curriculum covers a range of subjects related to vision science, ocular anatomy and physiology, optics, pharmacology, and clinical optometry. Common courses include visual optics, contact lens fitting, binocular vision, and eye diseases.
    • Practical training and clinical exposure are integral components of the program. Students undergo hands-on training in conducting eye examinations, prescribing corrective lenses, fitting contact lenses, and managing various eye conditions. Clinical rotations may take place in optometry clinics, hospitals, or eye care centers.
    • Students learn a variety of optometric techniques used in assessing and managing visual disorders. This includes refraction, visual field testing, slit-lamp examinations, and other diagnostic procedures.
    • B.Sc Optometry programs aim to produce skilled and knowledgeable professionals who contribute to the preservation and enhancement of vision health.

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Accomodation:

Hostel Facility

Scholarship:

Through NSP/SSP

Eligibility

    For Regular

    • Pass in 10+2 or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized Board, with minimum 45 % aggregate marks or equivalent in PCB.

    For Lateral

    • 2 years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences mentioned course shall have passed plus 12 [10+2] with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, as principal subjects.

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    • 3 years diploma from a recognized Government Board in a subject for which the candidate desires to enroll, in the respective Allied Health Sciences course mentioned. should have studied Physics, Biology and Chemistry as principal subjects during the tenure of the course.

Minimum Education

12th Science
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