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  • 4Days
  • 10Hours
  • 17Minuts
  • Code100009
  • DeliveryFull-time
  • Length2 Years
  • CredentialDiploma in Ophthalmic Technology

Program Description

Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology is a two year diploma program designed to build a trained and qualified professional who assists ophthalmologists in order to diagnose and treat patients. An innovative curriculum of this programme will enable students to get requisite skills for carrying out diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are standard in ophthalmology.Optometrists are trained professionals involved in diagnosis and treatment of visual defects with the help of optical instruments. In this vision care science program students are trained on various eye equipment (including lenses and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and removing all kinds of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience.Optometry is a challenging, stimulating and exceptionally rewarding profession that offers excellent opportunities for work in India and abroad.

Programme Educational Objectives

  • To prepare students to succeed in employment/profession and/or to pursue graduation in Bachelor of Optometry
  • To provide students with a solid foundation in eye care fundamentals required to formulate, analyze & cure various ailments related to ophthalmic field.
  • To equip students with technical competence to perform various ophthalmic procedures.
  • To demonstrate responsible, ethical, and professional patient care.
  • To become effective technical communicators, orally and in writing, and effective team members capable of working effectively in groups on ophthalmic problems.
  • To enhance their skills and embrace new eye care technologies through self-directed professional development.
  • To provide students with an academic environment that fosters excellence, transparency, leadership and promotes awareness of life-long learning.

Program Outcomes:

Upon the completion of the course student will be able to:

  • knowledge associated with ophthalmic technology.
  • Develop skill in design and manufacturing of spectacle lenses
  • Be an active part of the team of various interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary health care communities.
  • Understand professional and ethical responsibility in ophthalmic care practices.
  • Undertake public health optometry projects for educating /counseling the society at large under the supervision of an optometrist / ophthalmologist
  • Understand the impact of ophthalmic procedures/tests in a global and environmental context.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of vision estimation principles that govern ethical decision making and respect for the dignity of the patient.
  • Obtain the pertinent information about a patient using communication, observation and diagnostic testing.
  • Use modern techniques and technologies for providing vision care solutions to diverse patient population.
  • Recognize the need to engage in lifelong learning through skill development.

Programme Highlights

Well-designed programme curriculum; qualified and experienced members of the faculty supported by rigorous hands; on training in areas such as examining patients, basic treatment of vision problems; work on eye testing and other ophthalmic equipment; monitoring patients, prescribing and dispensing spectacles.
Skill based training in collaboration with primary eye care centres , optical stores and hospitals.

Core Modules:

Some of the major areas that will be covered are basic human sciences, basic physics of light, communication skills, computer science, basic pharmacology, basic orthoptics, basic ocular sciences, ophthalmic instrumentation visual optics, ocular diseases and conditions, dispensing optics, etc.

Tuition Fee



  • 1st Year ₹90,000
  • 2nd Year ₹60,000
  • 1st Sem ₹60,000
  • 2nd Sem ₹30,000
  • 3rd Sem ₹30,000
  • 4th Sem ₹30,000

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Admission Requirement

Candidates shall have passed 10+2 in science stream with physics and chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of math/biology.

In addition, candidates will also have to appear in GATA (Goenkan Aptitude Test for Admissions) and personal interview.

Our FacilitiesResearch & Laboratory Facilities

Anatomy Lab

Anatomy Lab I

Basic Chemical Foundation Lab

Computer Lab I

Computer Lab II

Electrotherapy lab I

Electrotherapy Lab II

Electrotherapy Lab III

Exercise Therapy Lab I

Exercise Therapy Lab II

Exercise therapy Lab III

Optometrist Trial Frame

Optometry lab with phoropter & complete testing platform

Physiology Lab

Physiology Lab II

Retinoscope and Direct Ophthalmoscope

Site Lamp

Snellen Chart for visual acuity testing

Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology Syllabus

Semester 1
Semester 2

Past Placements

  • Pal Physiotherepy
  • Fortis Healthcare Limited
  • Prayag Hospital
  • Max Healthcare Institute Ltd
  • Optum (A United Health Group)
  • Medlife
  • Alembic Pharmaceuticals
  • Pacific Ventures Pvt Ltd
  • Pathkind

Career Opportunities

  • Vision care Technician
  • Eye doctors

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