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AIM OF THE COURSE
The Course aims at carving out graduates in Optometry who will be well versed in

Helping the Ophthalmologist in his practice
Do refraction, contact lens fitting and orthoptic assessment independently
Involve and do special investigative procedures.
To operate and maintain Ophthalmic instruments
To maintain Ophthalmic theatre and Operating Instruments
To run and establish an Optical shop.

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ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Candidates for admission to the course shall have passed the Pre-degree examination of the Kerala University or any other examination equivalent thereto, recognised by the Kerala University with 50% marks in Science subjects Group II in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with usual relaxation allowed by Government of Kerala for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes.

COURSE OF STUDY

The course shall comprise of both theoretical and practical studies in different branches of Optometry and its related subjects.

DURATION OF THE COURSE

The duration of the course shall be 3 (three) years. Approximately 250 working days in an year with a minimum of 6 hours per day which works approximately 1450 working hours per year. After the 3rd year, they have to do a compulsory rotation internship in various specialist departments for one year.

 

APPROVED INSTITUTIONS / COLLEGES

 

Government Colleges
SNo Name of the Colleges No of seats
1

Reagional Institute of Ophthalmology(Govt.Medical college),

Trivandrum.

20

 

Govt.Medical College,Kozhikode

20
Private Self – Financing College
1

Al-Salama Eye Hospital,Perinthalmanna

 

10