•  Can record vision

•  Can assess error of refraction &measure it with retinoscopy and   subjective refraction.

•  Can use common instruments &equipments related to ophthalmology.

•  Can perform procedures like Tonometry, Syringing ,Fundus photo, Slit lamp examination, Ophthalmoscopy , Corneal staining, FB removal, Dressing of eye etc.

•  Can prepare &prescribe glasses/spectacles and low vision aids.

•  Can assist common ophthalmic surgeries.

• Can play role in Blindness control programmes run by government.  

•  Is aware of latest machines like LASERS, OCT, Femtosecond etc.


Eligibility Criteria

•  Candidate must have passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology.


    Physics, Chemistry, Maths with 35%marks in Intermediate exams.(From U.P.board or any other recognised board.)

•  Candidate must have completed age of 17years of age as on 31st December of admission year.There is no maximum age limit for the admission.

Course Outline

•  Coursecover the study of vision screening, diagnosis, of visual problems, orthoptics and vision training.

Career Prospectives

•  Optometrist work in eye hospital

•  Clinics

•  Optical shop And some are self employed

• It is a dynamic and challenging career that offer Self Awareness Work, Flexibility, Community Respect, Money Related Achievements



•  As an optometrist you will examine patients eyes, give advice on visual problems and prescribe and fit spectacles or contact lenses when needed.