Diploma in Optometry(12)

What is this Programme about?

Optometry is health care profession concerned with eye and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems & vision information processing in humans. Optometrists are primary care providers for the diagnosis, management and treatment of the eye diseases & refractive disorders. Optometrists examine and diagnose many ocular disorders, as well as Refractive conditions and manage by prescribing optical aids such as glasses,contact lenses & other remedial aids. They can also specialize in the field of contact lens, orthoptics, low vision aids, sports vision, pediatricoptometry, behavior optometry etc.

 

How this Programme Benifit you & your Career?

PROGRAM OUTCOME

Optometry knowledge- Apply the knowledge of physics, Biology, Hospitality, Marketing, Enterpreneurship and an optometric specialization to the solution of complex optometric problem

Problem Analysis- Identify, Examine, Manage, Research literature and analyze complex optometric problem reaching validated conclusions using natural science and Geometrical optics.

Design/development of solutions- Design solutions for complex optometry problem and develop systems that meet the required needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal and environmental considerations.

Conduct investigations of complex problems- use research based knowledge and research methods including designs of examination, analysis and interpretation of data and combine the information to provide valid conclusion.

Modern tool usage- introduce, select and implement better techniques, resource and modern optometry instrument to complex optometric activities with an understanding of the limitations

The optometry and society- apply optometry knowledge to asses a better social health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional optometry practice.

 

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Programme Contents:

Sl. No

Subjects

Course code

Exam Marks Distribution

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-semester Exam

Total

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1st & 2nd sessional examination

1

Physics

DPM-101

DPM-111

60

50

40

150

Common in all courses of 2 Yr Diploma

2

Chemistry

DPM-102

DPM-112

60

50

40

150

3

Biology

-Botany

-Zoology

DPM-103

DPM-113

30

25

40

150

30

25

4

Anatomy

DPM-104

DPM-114

60

50

40

150

5.

Physiology

DPM-105

DPM-115

60

50

40

150

6

Preventive and Social Medicine

DPM-106

DPM-116

60

50

40

150

7

First-Aid

DPM-107

DPM-117

60

50

40

150

Non-Credit Subjects

8

English

Sl. No

Subjects

Course code

Exam Marks Distribution

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-semester Exam

Total

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1st & 2nd sessional examination

1

Visual Optics-I

DOT-201

-

60

-

40

100

2

Eye Anatomy

DOT-202

-

60

-

40

100

3

Eye Physiology

DOT-203

-

60

-

40

100

4

Dispensing Optics-I

DOT-204

-

60

-

40

100

Sl. No

Subjects

Course code

Exam Marks Distribution

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-semester Exam

Total

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1st & 2nd sessional examination

1

Visual Optics-II

DOT-301

-

60

-

40

100

2

Dispensing Optics-II

DOT-302

DOT-311

60

50

40

150

3

Clinical Optics and Refraction

DOT-303

DOT-312

60

50

40

150

4

Ocular Disease - I

DOT-304

-

60

-

40

100

Non-Credit Subjects

5

Personality Development

6

Mock Interview

Sl. No

Subjects

Course code

Exam Marks Distribution

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-semester Exam

Total

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1st & 2nd sessional examination

1

Ocular Disease-II

DOT-401

-

60

-

40

100

2

Ophthalmic Techniques

DOT-402

DOT-411

60

50

40

150

3

Instrumentation and Investigation

DOT-403

DOT-412

60

50

40

150

 

Fees Structure:

Fess Amount
Admission Fess Rs. 50,000
1st Semester Rs. 30,000
2nd Semester Rs. 30,000
3rd Semester Rs. 40,000
4th Semester Rs. 40,000
Total Programme Fee Rs. 190,000

 

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Teaching Faculities

Joutishan Dutta
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Bandana Dutta
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Ruma Devi
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Kharaibam Surjaya
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Kunal Guha Thakurta
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Kandarpa Kalita
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