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B.Sc. in Optometry (BOPT)

 

COURSE OFFERED DURATION (IN YEARS) ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
B.Sc In Optometry (Bopt) 4 12th standard pass with Physics, Chemistry, Biology with at least 50% marks.

 Disclaimer: TNU reserves the right for relaxation in admission criteria for the most deserving candidates.

Optometry is a study of human eye and matters related to its nature. The program aims at imparting skills and knowledge in the correction of refractive conditions of the eye, prescription of glasses, in designing and fitting contact lenses, aniseikonic lenses, low visions aids, in the diagnosis and orthoptic treatment of oculomotor nerve malfunctions, ocular hygiene, etc.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

1st year 1st Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total

Points

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T

P

1 BO 101  CC  Human Anatomy  3     3 3
2  BO 102 CC  Human Physiology 3     3 3
3  BO 103 CC  Pharmacology 3     3 3
4  BO 104 CC  Geometrical Optics 2     2 2
5  BO 105 CC  Physical Optics 2     2 2
6  BO 106 CC  General Biochemistry 2     2 2
7 BO 107 CC General Microbiology 2     2 2
8 BO 108  AECC English Communication Lab 2     2 2
 Theory Total          19 19
 1 BO 171  CC  Human Anatomy     2 2 1
 2  BO 172  CC Human Physiology       2 2 1
 BO 173  CC Geometrical Optics       2 2 1
 BO 174  CC Physical Optics       2 2 1
 BO 175 CC  General Biochemistry       2 2 1
 BO 176 CC  General Microbiology       2 2 1
 BO 177 AECC   English Communication Lab.      2 2 1

 Practical Total  

 

 

 

 

14 

7

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

26 

1st year 2nd Semester

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Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total

Points

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T

P

1  BO 201  CC Ocular Anatomy  3     3 3
2  BO 202  CC Ocular & Visual Physiology   3     3 3
3  BO 203  CC  Physiological & Visual Optics I  3     3 3
4 BO 204   CC General & Ocular Pathology   3     3 3
5  BO 205  CC  Ophthalmic Instrumentations I 2     2 2
6  BO 206  CC Clinical Refraction I  2     2 2
7 BO 207   SEC Basic Computer Application   2     2 2

Theory Total

 

 

 

 

18

18

1 BO 271 CC Ocular Anatomy     2 2 1
2 BO 272 CC Ocular/VisualPhysiology/Binocular Vision     2 2 1
3 BO 273 CC Ophthalmic Instrumentations I     2 2 1
4 BO 274 CC Clinical Refraction I     2 2 1
5 BO 275 SEC Basic Computer Application     2 2 1

Practical Total

 

 

 

 

10

5

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

 23

1ST SUMMER CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP PROGRAM - 3rd   Semester

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Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

BO 301  CC Ocular Disease I   4     4 4

2

 BO 302 CC  Physiological & Visual Optics II   3     3 3

3

 BO 303 CC  Ocular Pharmacology/Medicine 3      3 3

4

 BO 304 CC  Dispensing Optics I 3     3 3

5

 BO 305 CC  Ophthalmic Instrumentations II 3     3 3

6

 BO 306 CC  Clinical Refraction II 3     3 3

 Theory Total 

         19  19

1

BO 371 CC Dispensing Optics I     2 2 1

2

BO 372 CC Ophthalmic Instrumentation II     4 4 2

3

BO 373 CC Clinical Refraction II     4 4 2

Practical Total

 

 

 

 

10

5

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

 24

1ST SUMMER CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP PROGRAM - 4th  Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

BO 401 CC Ocular Disease II 3     3 3

2

BO 402 CC  Systemic Diseases & The Eye 2     2 2

3

BO 403 CC Dispensing Optics II  2     2 2

4

BO 404 CC  Clinical Refraction III 3     3 3

5

BO 405 CC  Ophthalmic Diagnostic 3     3 3

6

BO 406 DSE   Hospital OPD Procedures in Eye     2 2

 Theory Total 

        15  15 

1

BO 471 CC Dispensing Optics II     4 4 2

2

BO 472 CC Clinical Refraction III     4 4 2

3

BO 473 CC Ophthalmic Diagnostic
Procedures
    2 2 1

4

BO 474 DSE Hospital OPD Procedures in Eye     4 4 2

Practical Total

 

 

 

 

14

7

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

22

2ND SUMMER CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP PROGRAM - 5th  Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

BO 501 CC Binocular Vision & Orthoptics I 3     3 3

2

BO 502 CC Contact Lens I 3     3 3

3

BO 503 CC Low Vision Rehabilitation 3     3 3

4

BO 504 CC Clinical Refraction IV 3     3 3

5

BO 505 CC Public Health & Community
Optometry
3     3 3

6

BO-506 AECC Environmental Science 2     2 2

Theory Total  

        17   17
1 BO 571 CC Binocular Vision & Orthoptics I     2 2 1
2 BO 572 CC Contact Lens I     2 2 1
3 BO 573 CC Low Vision Rehabilitation     2 2 1
4 BO 574 CC Clinical Refraction IV     4 4 2

Practical Total

 

 

 

 

10

5

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

22 

2ND SUMMER CLINICAL OBSERVERSHIP PROGRAM - 6th  Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

BO 601 CC Binocular Vision & Orthoptics II   3     3 3

2

BO 602 CC Contact Lens II & Specialty
Contact Lens 
 3     3 3

3

BO 603 CC Pediatric & Geriatric Optometry   4     4 4

4

BO 604 AECC  Professional Practice
Management
 2     2 2

5

BO 605 SEC Biostatiscs & Research
Methodology
 3     3

6

BO 606  SEC Occupational Optometry   2     2 2

 

Theory Total

 

 

 

 

 

17

17

1

BO 671 CC Binocular Vision & Orthoptics II     4 4 2

2

BO 672 CC Contact Lens II     4 4 2

3

BO 673 CC Pediatric & Geriatric Optometry     4 4 2

 Practical Total 

 

 

 

 

 12

6

Semester Total

 

 

 

 

 

23 

FINAL CLINICAL INTERNSHIP YEAR - 7th  Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

 BO 761  SEC Clinical Project & Defence of
Project 
      10   

2

 BO 762  SEC Hospital Internship        10   

Semester Total 

           20

FINAL CLINICAL INTERNSHIP YEAR - 8th  Semester

Sl. No.

Course Code

Course Type

Paper Name

Periods per week

Total Points

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T

P

1

BO 861 SEC Hospital Internship        10   

2

BO 862 SEC Comprehensive Viva Voce        10   

Semester Total 

        20

        

Program Total  

       180 

CAREER PROSPECTS

Graduates can work as an optometrist, vision therapist, contact lens specialist, ophthalmic product specialist, ocularist, geriatric, low vision specialist, clinical research intelligence in public and private optician outlets, eye hospitals and clinics,multinational companies dealing with vision care or lense manufacturing companies, medical centres, medical organizations, optical manufacturing industry, medical army or in shops selling optical accessories like specs, contact lenses etc. Graduates can also opt for private practice after obtaining the necessary affiliation or pursue higher studies. Some of the top companies to work for are, Vision Masters, Titan Eye Plus, Currae, Himalaya Optical, Lenskart, Lawrence & Mayo, Vasan Eyecare, Optical Health Solution, Gangar Opticians Pvt Ltd, GKB Opticals, etc.

 

Get In Touch

  • City Office: Monday - Friday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Saturday (1st, 3rd, 5th) - 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Campus: Monday - Friday 10AM - 4PM
  • Phone: +91 9831730966 / +91 916 361 0909
  • Email: contact@tnu.in

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