Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences
Pimpri, Pune-411 018 (Maharashtra) India.

B.Optom.

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  • 4 years degree course of Bachelor of Science in Clinical Optometry.
  • 3 years of Theory and 1 year of Internship.

Admission Procedure & Eligibility

Syllabus content - Semester wise

1st Year

Semester I

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C101 General Anatomy Department. Of Anatomy 25/80 10/20
C102 General Physiology
Department. Of Physiology
35/80
15/20
C103
Physical Optics & Lighting
College of Engineering
35/40 15/10
C104 Geometrical Optics (I) Optometric Faculty 50/40 15/10
C105
Dispensing Optics (I) Optometric Faculty 30/80 70/20
C106 Computers for Optometry   25/nil 25//20
  Total Hours   200/320 150/100

Semester II

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C201
Ocular Anatomy
Department of Anatomy
35/80
10/ NIL
C202
Ocular Physiology
Department of Physiology
35/80
15/ NIL
C203
Biochemistry
Department. Of Biochemistry
40/80
20/ NIL
C204
Pharmacology
Department. Of Pharmacology
30/80
10/ NIL
C205
Pathology& Microbiology Department of Pathology & Microbiology
25/80
15/ NIL
C206
Geometric Optics (II)
Optometric Faculty 40/80 15/ NIL
  Total Hours   205/400 100/nil

2nd Year

Semester III

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C301 Optometric Optics (I) Optometric Faculty 50/40 Nil
C302 Visual Optics (I) Optometric Faculty 50/40 30/ NIL
C303 Optometric Instruments Optometric Faculty 50/80 30/ NIL
C304 Clinical Examination of Eye Optometric Faculty 50/80 30/ NIL
C305 Dispensing Optics (II) Optometric Faculty 50/80 90/ NIL
C306 Ocular Diseases (I) Department of Ophthalmology 30/80 20/ NIL
  Total Hours   280/400 200

Semester IV

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C401 Optometric Optics (II) Optometric Faculty 50/80 25/ NIL
C402 Visual Optics (II) Optometric Faculty 50/80 45/ NIL
C403 Ocular diseases (II) Department of Ophthalmology 50/40 35/ NIL
C404 Preventive Ophthalmology & Nutrition Department. of Preventive Social Medicine 25/40 10/ NIL
C405 Optometric Investigations Optometric Faculty 50/80 60/ NIL
C406
Hospital procedures & Medical Psychology
Department of Hospital Admn.
25/nil 25/ NIL
  Total Hours   250/320 200/ NIL

3rd Year

Semester V

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C501 Orthoptics & Binocular Vision Optometric Faculty 75/80 75/ NIL
C502 Major eye diseases Department. of Ophthalmology 30/80 50/ NIL
C503 Systemic diseases Department. of Ophthalmology 25/80 20/ NIL
C504 Contact Lenses (I) Optometric Faculty 75/80 75/ NIL
C505 Community Optometry & Nutrition Optometric Faculty 45/80
30/ NIL
  Total Hours   250/320 200/ NIL

Semester VI

Topic CodeSubjectLecturesNumber of hours/marks
TheoryPractical
C601 Pediatric Optometry Optometric Faculty
25/40 10/ NIL
C602
Occupational Optometry
Optometric Faculty 25/40 10/ NIL
C603 Geriatric Optometry Optometric Faculty 25/40 10/ NIL
C604 Advance Orthoptics Optometric Faculty 25/40 20/ NIL
  Contact Lenses (I) Department. of Ophthalmology 50/80 100/20
C606 Clinical Optometry Optometric Faculty 50/80 50/20
C607
Basic Accountancy & Public Relations
Department. Hospital Admn. & Medical Psychology
25/40 Nil
  Total Hours   250/320 200/ NIL

Fourth Year (Internship)

In specialty clinics in eye OPD & Optical Lab, Dispensing Optical Shops of various reputed hospitals and business houses all over COUNTRY.

Innovation in curriculum (2007 – 2008)

  • 1st year 2nd term
    Introduction to principles of pupilometer
  • 2nd year 4th term
    Low vision aids and management of partially blind .
  • 3rd year 5th and 6th term
    Community and preventive optometry
    Law and optometry.