Master of Science (M.Sc) in Optometry

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Master of Science (M.Sc) in Optometry

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Duration: 2 Year(s)

Dolphin PG College, Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, Punjab, India

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Course TypeMaster

Course Specialty

Optometry

Affiliation

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University

Overview

    Career Prospectus & Job Opportunities : : 

    Optometrists are highly in demand because they can practice in their own with other eye care professionals or can get engaged in research or teaching.

    • Correction of refractive errors of the eye and prescription of glasses.
    • Designing and fitting of contact lenses, prosthetic eye s and low visionaids.
    • Evaluation of the health status of the eye and referring patients to ophthalmologists atthe right stage.
    • Detection of ocular related diseases like Cataract, Glaucoma, DiabeticRetinopathy etc
    • Diagnosis and treatment of ocular malfunction.
    • Practice Public Health Optometry in schools, colleges, slums, andrural area.
    • Practice Occupational Optometry in industries.
    • Conduct Optometric counselling for patients with patient sight, colourblindness, hereditary visiondefects anddisease etc.
    • Conduct vision rehabilitation and follow-up work of discharged patients.

Fee (INR):

35000 (Semester)

Stipend (INR):

-

Accomodation:

Hostel Facility

Scholarship:

-

Faculty

Dr. S. P. Jindal

Eligibility

    All those candidates who have passed 10+2 having Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects from a recognized institute with aggregate score 50% for general category (45%for SC/ST/OBC candidates).

Minimum Education

12th Science
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