Optometry is a healthcare profession that focuses on eye care, vision and the visual system. An optometrist is a healthcare professional who is capable of prescribing and dispensing vision-correcting lenses, spectacles, diagnosing eye disease and treating them (to an extent). Note: “Optometry Council of India is a self-regulatory body registered under the Indian Company Act, Section 25 A (Not for Profit)”. Licensing/Registration Complete the online form and make the payment of ₹2,000 for 3 years to Optometry Council Of India. After registration is done, a reference number is generated. Once Optometry Council Of India would verify the details they issue the certificate within 30 days.
|Eligibility||10+2 from a recognized university with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology as main subjects.|
|Entrance Exam||Government Entrance Exams – All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi University (DU), Christian Medical College (CMC)|
|Specialization||Contact Lenses, Vision Therapy, Orthoptics, Low Vision Therapy, Head Trauma, Occupational Vision|
|Average Course Fee||₹60,000 to ₹4,00,000|
|Goal||Optometrist, Optician, Teacher, Eye Doctor, Sales Executive|