Bachelor of Optometry

A Degree in Bachelor of Optometry offers numerous career options.

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Bachelor of Optometry College in India

A Bachelor of Optometry program spans four years and equips students with knowledge and skills in eye care and vision correction. Students learn about eye anatomy, physiology, and various eye diseases. The Uttaranchal College of Health Sciences offers a bachelor's degree in optometry that is approved by the Uttarakhand Paramedical Council and follows the Ministry of Health guidelines and offers lateral entry to diploma holders in Optometry. The program covers both clinical and theoretical aspects. Graduates are qualified to work as optometrists, providing primary eye care services, diagnosing vision issues, and prescribing appropriate treatments.

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Career Prospects:

A Bachelor of Optometry offers diverse career prospects, including roles as optometrists in clinical settings, such as private practices, hospitals, or eye care centers. Graduates can also pursue opportunities in research, academia, or specialized areas like pediatric or geriatric optometry. Additionally, they may work in industries related to eyewear, contact lenses, or vision care products. Also, graduates can specialize in fields like low vision rehabilitation or ocular disease management.

Program Objective:

  1. Develop a comprehensive understanding of eye diseases.
  2. Acquire proficiency in clinical skills and managing various vision conditions.
  3. Foster professional ethics, communication, and patient care skills 
  4. Engage in research and evidence-based practice and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field.

Program Outcome:

  1. Proficiency in conducting comprehensive eye examinations.
  2. Gain proficiency in using modern practices for vision care.
  3. Development of effective communication, interpersonal, and professional skills necessary for providing patient-centered care.
  4. Gain proficiency in using modern practices for vision care.

Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Choice

Based Academics

Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Choice

Based Academics

Eligibility & Fee Details

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Bachelor of Optometry

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Academic Fee 40,575 40,575 40,575 40,575
Merit Scholarship 12,173 8,115 4,058 --
Net Academic Fee 28,403 32,460 36,518 40,575
Development Fee 3,246 3,246 3,246 3,246
2nd Semester Academic Fee 40,575 40,575 40,575 40,575
Merit Scholarship 12,173 8,115 4,058 --
Net Academic Fee 28,403 32,460 36,518 40,575
Development Fee 3,246 3,246 3,246 3,246
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 91,597 (2nd Category) 99,712 (3rd Category) 1,07,827 (4th Category) 1,15,942

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Academic Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Students Diversity Scholarship 9,100 9,100 9,100 9,100
Merit Scholarship 13,500 9,000 4,500 -
Net Academic Fee 31,500 36,000 40,500 45,000
Development Fee 4,328 4,328 4,328 4,328
2nd Semester Academic Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Students Diversity Scholarship 9,100 9,100 9,100 9,100
Merit Scholarship 13,500 9,000 4,500 -
Net Academic Fee 31,500 36,000 40,500 45,000
Development Fee 4,328 4,328 4,328 4,328
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 99,956 (2nd Category) 1,08,956 (3rd Category) 1,17,956 (4th Category) 1,26,956

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Academic Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Academic Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Academic Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Academic Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Academic Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Academic Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 76,300 (2nd Category) 83,300 (3rd Category) 90,300 (4th Category) 97,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Chargers Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,500 9,150

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed with Attached Bathroom (Only for Boys) Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 85,000 55,000 65,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,30,000 1,00,000 1,10,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala/Nepali Farm/Rishikesh/Poanta Sahib Routes per Academic Year 24,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 18,000

Eligibility

  • He/she has attained the age of 17 years as on - current year.
  • Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as imperative subjects. Minimum 50% marks for general and 45% marks for SC/ST category.
  • Candidates who have studied abroad and have passed the equivalent qualification as determined by the Association of Indian Universities will form the guideline to determine the eligibility and must have passed in the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English up to 12th Standard level.
  • Candidates who have completed diploma in ophthalmic techniques / diploma in optometry (after completion of 10+2 with science) having studied the related subjects at diploma level from a recognized state/central/government university, with a degree registered in concerned state council and approved from concerned state government would be eligible to join in 2nd year of Bachelor of Optometry. 

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Academic Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 OHA-111T Human Anatomy-I 3
2 OHP-112T Human Physiology-I 3
3 OBCHEM-113T Biochemistry 2
4 IHDSI-114T Introduction to Healthcare Delivery system in India  3
5 CS-115T Communication Skills 2
6 BCIS-116T Basic Computer and Information Sciences 1
7 OHA-111P Human Anatomy-1 (Practical) 1
8 OHP-112P Human Physiology -1 (Practical) 1
9 OBCHEM-113P Biochemistry (Practical) 1
10 BCIS-116P Basic Computer and Information Sciences-(Practical)  1
Total Credit 18

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 OHA-121T Human Anatomy-II  3
2 OHP-122T Human Physiology-II  3
3 MLE-123T Medical Law and Ethics  2
4 BOPT-124T Medical Psychology 2
5 BOPT-125T Ocular Anatomy & Physiology 5
6 BOPT-126T Physical & Geometric Optics-I 4
7 OHA-121P Human Anatomy-II (Practical) 1
8 OHP-122P Human Physiology-II (Practical) 1
9 BOPT-125P Ocular Anatomy & Physiology (Practical) 2
10 BOPT-126P Physical & Geometric Optics-I (Practical) 1
Total Credit 24
VAC-001/Medical Terminology and Record Keeping (including anatomical terms) 2

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 IQCPS-231T Introduction to Quality Control and Patient safety 3
2 BOPT-232T General and Ocular Microbiology 3
3 BOPT-233T Basic and Ocular Pharmacology 3
4 BOPT-234T Pathology 3
5 BOPT-235T Physical & Geometric Optics-II 4
6 BOPT-236T Clinical Examination of the Visual System 4
7 BOPT-237T Ophthalmic Optics & Refraction- I 4
8 BOPT-235P Physical & Geometric Optics-II (Practical) 1
9 BOPT-235P Clinical Optometry 2
Total Credit 27

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 BOPT-241T Ophthalmic Optics & Refraction- II 4
2 BOPT-242T Ocular Diseases- I 4
3 BOPT-243T Dispensing Optics, Spectacles and Contact Lenses 4
4 BOPT-244T Public Health, Communication and Community Optometry 4
5 BOPT-241P Ophthalmic Optics & Refraction- II (Practical) 2
6 BOPT-243P Dispensing Optics, Spectacles and Contact Lenses (Practical) 3
7 BOPT-245P Clinical Optometry 2
Total Credit 23
VAC-002/ Chest Care 2

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 BOPT-351T Eye in Systemic Diseases - I 4
2 BOPT-352T Pediatric Optometry 3
3 BOPT-353T Squint & Orthoptics-I 4
4 BOPT-354T Low Vision Aids and Visual Rehabilitation 3
5 BOPT-355T Ocular Diseases- II 4
6 BOPT-351P Eye in Systemic Diseases - I (Practical) 1
7 BOPT-352P Pediatric Optometry (Practical) 1
8 BOPT-353P Squint & Orthoptics- I (Practical) 1
9 BOPT-354P Low Vision Aids and Visual Rehabilitation (Practical) 1
10 BOPT-355P Clinical Optometry 2
Total Credit 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 RMB-361T Research Methodology & Biostatistics 3
2 BOPT-362T Geriatric Optometry 4
3 BOPT-363T Squint & Orthoptics-II 3
4 BOPT-364T Eye Banking, Management of Operation Theatre & Minor Operative Procedures related to Eye 3
5 EVS-365T Environmental Sciences 2
6 BOPT-366T Eye in Systemic Diseases – II  3
7 BOPT-363P Squint & Orthoptics-II (Practical) 2
8 BOPT-364P Eye Banking, Management of Operation Theatre & Minor Operative Procedures related to Eye (Practical) 1
9 BOPT-367P Clinical Optometry 3
Total Credit 24
VAC-003/ Professional values & Management 2

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