" "
×
Apply Now Enquire Now
Apply Now Enquire Now

Top Bachelor of Optometry Colleges in India

8,000+

Students Trained & Placed

1,00,000+

Sq.Ft.of training area

45,000+

Worldwide Alumni Network

7

Kitchen Training Facility

₹ 60 Lakhs

UP to Scholarships

100%

Placement Assistance

International & National Internships only at 5-star Properties

One to One Corporate Mentorship

An Entrepreneurial Culture at the Campus

A Bachelor of Optometry is one of the most preferred vocational courses in India as the demand for Optometrists never runs low. Eye illness is one the most common illness experienced by most people and the Optometrist is involved in treating and preventing a range of such illnesses. If you are considering applying for a Bachelor of Optometry then you must take a look at the list of these colleges that you can choose. 

Let’s understand the eligibility criteria for most Bachelor of Optometry Courses:

Bachelor of Optometry is a full-time four-year UG program that is divided into eight semesters.  The curriculum of most colleges includes six theory-based semesters and the remaining two are training based followed by internships. The general eligibility criteria for a Bachelor Of Optometry are as follows:

  • Has passed class 12 or equivalent exam from a recognized board of education 
  • The student must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the compulsory subjects in their 10+2 or equivalent exam 
  • Minimum marks required range between 50-55% 
  • While NEET is not required for the B Optometry course, many institutes conduct their own entrance exams

Bachelor of Optometry Syllabus

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Optometry degree is huge and includes both theory and practical subjects the following disciplines are spread across the four years and 8 semesters 

  • Professional Communication in English
  • General Physiology
  • General Anatomy
  • General and Ocular Biochemistry
  • Ocular Anatomy
  • Ocular Physiology
  • Geometrical Optics
  • Physical Optics
  • Visual Optics
  • Medical Pathology
  • Computers
  • General and Ocular Microbiology
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Lighting and The Eye
  • Pharmacology
  • Ophthalmic and Optical Instrumentation and Procedure
  • Clinical Refraction
  • Ocular Disease (Anterior Segment Disease, Posterior & Neuro Eye Disease)
  • Ophthalmic Lens and Dispensing Optics
  • Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility
  • Contact Lens
  • Low Vision Aids and Visual Rehabilitation
  • Systemic Condition and The Eye
  • Public Health and Community Optometry
  • Biostatistics
  • Professional Practice Management
  • Practical Training on Clinical Optometry
  • Practical Training on Low Visual Aid
  • Practical Training on Dispensing Optics
  • Practical Training in Contact Lens

ITM Institue of Health Sciences, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Vadodara, Raipur

About the college: The ITM Group of Institutions is India’s leading center of quality business & technology education. The institute was established as a Business Management College and has been growing in the last 30 years expanding in various other domains such as hotel management, design & media studies, engineering, and vocational courses.

Course Offered: B Sc. Optom (Bachelor Optometry) & M Sc. Optom (Master of Optometry)

AIIMS Delhi - All India Institute of Medical Sciences New

About the college: Established in the year 1956 AIIMS Delhi is an Institute of National Importance incorporated through an act of  the parliament the institute has been providing quality education to the aspirants of medical studies across India. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry)

Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurgaon

About the college: Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurugram located 5 km away from the Darula Border has been pioneering a noble mission to provide higher education opportunities to all sections of society. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chennai

About the college: Established in the year 2005, SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre (SRM MCHRC)  college is a part of the SRM Institute of Science and Technology. The institute has received an ‘A++’ grade accreditation and covers about 33.61 acres of campus with a team of 584 faculty members. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (B Optometry) & M. Optom (Master of Optometry)

AIIMS Rishikesh - All India Institute of Medical Sciences

About the college: Established in 2012 by Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna AIIMS Rishikesh is an autonomous institute, formed under the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry)

HIMS Dehradun - Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences

About the college: Established in the year 1996, the Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Dehradun is also known as HIMS Dehradun which also happens to be the first medical college in the state. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry)

Goa Medical College, Panaji

About the college: Established in 1842, Goa Medical College provides various UG & PG courses, along with, diploma and doctoral levels. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry)

Manipal University (MAHE) - Manipal Academy of Higher Education

About the college: Established in 1953, Manipal University is now known as the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, (MAHE). It has been approved by the University Grants Commission and is a deemed-to-be University and has also received accreditation from NAAC. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) & M. Optom (Master of Optometry)

SRM University Chennai - SRM Institute of Science and Technology

About the college: Recognized by UGC & Established in 1985, SRM Institute of Science and Technology Chennai (SRMIST Chennai) is a private institute located in Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

IGIMS Patna - Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences

About the college: Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), Patna is an autonomous institute established in the year 1983 through the Act of State Legislature and is recognized by the Univrsity Grants Commission.

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

CSJMU Kanpur - Chhatrapati Shahu ji Maharaj University

About the college: Established in the year 1966, CSJMU also known as Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur is regarded as the pioneer in higher education with about 952 affiliated colleges across 11 districts. The university covers about 264 acres of land and offers both UG and PG courses for interested students across the country. 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

Little Flower Institute of Medical Science and Research, Angamaly

About the college: Established on 5th September 2005, Little Flower Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Angamaly affiliated with the Kerala University of Health Sciences during 2009-2010.

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

Sanskriti University, Mathura

About the college: Established in 2016, Sanskriti University, Mathura is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

Sharda University, Greater Noida

About the college: Established in 2009, Sharda University Greater Noida was established under an act of the State Legislature of Uttar Pradesh (14 of 2009). 

Course Offered: B. Optom (Bachelor of Optometry) 

Programs Offered