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Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences
Pimpri, Pune-411 018 (Maharashtra) India.

Bachelor of Optometry (B. Optom.)

content - Semester wise

1st Year

Semester I
Topic Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 200/320 100/nil

2nd Year

Semester III
Topic Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 Code Subject Lectures Number of hours/marks
Theory Practical
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 25/ NIL
C605 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.