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Career Guidance / Optometry

About Us

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.

Career Way

B.Sc. (Optometry)
Level Under-Graduate
Duration 3 years
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
Mode Regular/Distance
Goal Optometrist, Optician, Teacher, Eye Doctor, Sales Executive


All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Amity University, Gurgaon
Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune
Chandigarh University, Chandigarh
Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
Galgotias University, Greater Noida
Government Medical College, Nagpur
ITM University, Raipur
Jamia Hamdard University, Delhi
Kerala University of Health Science, Thrissur
Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
NIMS University, Jaipur
Sharda University (SU), Noida
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, Chennai

Key Skills

Accuracy and Precision
Communication Skills
Interpersonal Skills

Career Prospectous

Dispensing Units
Schools / Colleges
Optical Manufacturing Laboratories
Optical Shops.Hospitals / Clinics
Specialized Eye Hospitals


One could get an initial pay of ₹8,000 to ₹25,000 per month. An experienced employee could get pay of ₹25,000 to ₹50,000.


One could get an initial pay of ₹8,000 to ₹25,000 per month. An experienced employee could get pay of ₹25,000 to ₹50,000.


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