Diploma in Optometry (D.Opt.)


Diploma in Optometry

Optometry includes eye and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems & vision information processing in humans. Optometrists are primary health care providers for the Diagnosis, management and treatment of the Eye Diseases, Refractive disorders.

Diploma in optometry course applicants are acquainted with inspection and analyzing of numerous refractive conditions and oversee Optical guides, for example, Optical Glasses, Contact lenses and other Remedial guides.

Students can also specialize in the field of Contact Lens, Orthotics, Low Vision Aids, Sports Vision, Pediatric Optometry, Behavioral Optometry etc. The course is a career offering in nature that opens many scopes for the applicants both in private and government sectors.

Course is beneficial to produce professionally competent optometrists who are in good demand. After completion this programme, students will have the knowledge and skills to contribute effectively to optical or healthcare trade.

Diploma in Optometry course gives the knowledge of basic biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences, especially as it relates to vision and the eye.

Candidates can work with vision care hospital as a part of team with ophthalmologists and optometrist and contribute towards prevention of blindness.

Paramedic Career

Invention of new technology, up-gradation of equipment and the rise in corporate hospitals is generating more demand for paramedical technicians. The increasing demand of skilled para-medical professionals has opened up several career opportunities for young aspirants in India as well as abroad. After pursuing a course in the field of paramedical science, one can explore various career options available in the medical industry. A paramedic can seek job opportunities in government hospitals, private clinics and trauma centers. They can work as medical lab technicians, emergency, technicians, emergency care practitioners, etc. Besides, they can opt for high – end specialization courses and discover more opportunities in India and abroad.

Academic Infrastructure

  1. Multi specialty Hospital
  2. Air-conditioned Classrooms & Tutorial Rooms with advanced teaching aids
  3. Hi-tech computer Labs
  4. Well equipped Laboratories
  5. Well stocked modern centrally air conditioned library
  6. Counseling and Mentoring Cell
  7. Adventure & Sports Club
  8. Student Grievance Redressal Cell
  9. Anti Ragging Cell
  10. Women Cell

Students Amenities

  1. Various Sports & Recreational Facilities
  2. RO Water Filtration Facilities
  3. Transport Facilities
  4. Medical Health Care Center
  5. Student’s Mess & Canteen
  6. Separate Boys & Girls Hostel
  7. Loan Facilities

Admission Process

A simplified admission process starts at the counselling desk, which gives a helping hand to scholars in search of the stream of their choice.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. As per the norms of Uttar Pradesh State Medical Faculty, Lucknow,
  2. PCM/PCB (10+2) students can apply
  3. Must have 40% minimum marks in High School & Intermediate
  4. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age on 31st December of the year in which admission sought.

Selection Criteria

The students for the programme will be selected as per the norms of Uttar Pradesh State Medical Faculty, Lucknow & on the basis of the merit of 10+2 examination.


The eligibility criteria required for applying to Paramedical course in India are:

1. Education eligibility criteria for admission to Diploma in Optometry(D.Opt.):-

The candidate must have PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) or PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) stream for admission into course.

  • 10+2 with English & must have obtained a minimum of 40% at the qualifying examination & English individually from any recognized board.
  • Candidates are also eligible from State Open School recognized by state Government and National Institute of Open School (NIOS) recognized by Central Government. However Science is preferable.
  • 10+2 with English having 40% of marks in vocational Stream-Health care Science from a recognized CBSE board/State/Centre.
  • Students should be medically fit.
  • Students shall be admitted once is a year.
  • Age Should be completed 17 years (as on 31 December Of that year). The upper age limit 35 Years For G.N.M

Course Fee

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Required Documents

Documents required while submitting application forms for Paramedical Programs:

Applicants are required to attach following documents with the application form:

  • Mark sheet with Certificate of Class X and XII.
  • Birth certificate
  • Transfer and character certificate
  • ID proof (Aadhar card)
  • Domicile certificate
  • Income Certificate
  • Cast Certificate
  • Gap Certificate (if needed)
  • Passport Size Photographs(10)

Applicants are required to carry original documents along with the photocopies while submitting the application forms for verification. All documents should be attested by the gazetted officer or any other authorized officials. They should also carry 3 passport size photographs.

Course Structure


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