BVDU invites applications for its B. Optometry programme 2014

Applications are invited for B. Optometry 2014

Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, invites applications for its Bachelor in Clinical Optometry programme for the academic year 2014-15. Students can apply online by logging on to the official website of the Deemed University.

Eligibility:

  • For admission to First Year B. Optometry course, the candidate should successfully completed H.S.C/ 10+2 or equivalent with min 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics & Pass in English.
  • The candidate seeking admission to these courses should be an Indian national and should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission.

Objective:

The Bachelor in Clinical Optometry course at BVDU School of Optometry follows all the recommendations of Indian Optometric Association and World Council of Optometry.

The syllabus for the Bachelor of Clinical Optometry (B.Optom.) course aims at preparing a primary health care professional, an "Optometrist" who can independently undertake:

  • Estimate refractive errors of the eye and prescribe corrective measures including Spectacles, Contact Lenses, Low Vision Aids and Vision Therapy.
  • Detect pathological conditions of the Visual system, which are deviations from normal. Diagnose ocular and related systemic and neurological diseases and refer the cases to other medical professionals for detailed medical and surgical management.
  • Design, manufacture, prescribe and fit all kinds of Optical aids including Spectacles, Sunglasses, Ophthalmic lenses, Contact Lenses, Low Vision aids.
  • Examine, diagnose and prescribe treatment for Oculo-motility malfunctions like phorias, tropias and other types of strabismus (squint) and Neuro-muscular anomalies.
  • Undertake Public Health Optometry projects and vision screening eye camps in schools, colleges, urban slums, rural areas and also practice occupational Optometry in industries.
  • Public education on ocular hygiene and related nutritional and environmental counseling.
  • Offer a helping hand and or efficiently manage and successfully run any Ophthalmic clinic, Eye department in hospitals, Optician shops, Optical, Ophthalmic industry & trade.

Important dates:

  • Last Date- 21st June, 2014
  • Exam Date- 23rd June, 2014
  • Result Date- 27th June, 2014
  • Counseling Date- 30th June, 2014
  • College Start Date- 4th July, 2014

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