MSc(Optometry)

2 Years Master Degree Programme

Our Apporach

Global Education, Global Acceptance

  • Highly experienced and motivated faculties for academics, research and clinical patient care guidance
  • Exposure to high-end laboratory facilities with a one-to-one hands-on practising prospect in the varsity campus as well as in the hospital set-up
  • Assured assistance for clinical posting and internship programme during and after the completion of the courses.
  • Provide best practices for job interviews, leadership-building capacity and strategic hospital and patient management throughout the programme
  • Research collaboration with super-speciality eye hospitals and research institutions in the field of Optometry

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Specialization

Programme Specialization

  • Optometry

Programme Details

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2 Years Programme

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Upto 100% Scholarship

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100% Placement Assistance

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Eligibility
55% (for UR) &

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The Master of Optometry (M.Optom) is a postgraduate program designed to offer comprehensive knowledge and advanced clinical skills in the field of optometry. Throughout the curriculum, students delve into subjects such as advanced ocular diagnostics, therapeutic interventions, contact lenses, low vision rehabilitation, and binocular vision. Practical experience is gained through clinical rotations in diverse eye care settings, providing hands-on learning opportunities. Additionally, research components are integrated into the program, enabling students to contribute to the advancement of the field. Ultimately, the program aims to equip optometrists with specialized expertise, fostering a thorough understanding of eye care and preparing them for specialized roles within the industry.

  • Optometry graduates will be equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to embark on successful careers within the eye healthcare sector, both domestically and internationally. They will be qualified for employment in various settings such as corporate eye hospitals, medical colleges, nursing homes, and have the potential to pursue teaching roles or entrepreneurial ventures in establishing eye centers.
  • Graduates will attain academic excellence, enabling them to evolve into proficient optometrists over time. They will contribute significantly to the advancement of their profession through clinical practice and research endeavors, thereby fostering growth and development within the field of optometry.
  • Graduates will actively engage in professional activities aimed at enhancing their own professional standing while concurrently benefiting the optometric profession and society at large. Through ongoing participation in professional development initiatives, they will contribute positively to the continual improvement of eye healthcare services and advocate for the welfare of patients and communities.

  • Clinical Competence: Demonstrate advanced clinical skills in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of ocular conditions.
  • Research Proficiency: Conduct and contribute to optometric research, applying evidence-based practices to enhance patient care.
  • Communication Skills: Effectively communicate with patients, colleagues, and interdisciplinary teams to convey complex eye health information.
  • Professional Ethics: Adhere to high ethical standards in patient care, maintaining confidentiality and promoting integrity within the optometric profession.
  • Technological Proficiency: Utilize advanced technologies and instrumentation for comprehensive eye examinations and vision care.
  • Leadership and Management: Demonstrate leadership abilities in managing optometric practices, clinics, or departments, fostering a positive and efficient work environment.
  • Community Engagement: Engage in community outreach and education to promote eye health awareness and preventive care.
  • Lifelong Learning: Pursue continuous professional development, staying abreast of advancements in optometry and related fields to provide the best possible patient care.

  • Clinical Expertise: Demonstrate advanced clinical skills in diagnosing and managing a wide range of ocular conditions, utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based practices in optometry.
  • Research Proficiency: Develop the ability of conducting independent research in the field of optometry, including designing and implementing studies, analyzing data, and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in areas such as ocular diseases, vision science, or public health related to eye care.
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Possess the ability to collaborate effectively with other healthcare professionals, fostering interdisciplinary teamwork to provide comprehensive patient care and contribute to the overall improvement of healthcare systems.

Curriculum Details

Year wise Course Details

Odd Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

This course deals with the application of the optical properties of light , the eye as a visual system and advanced dispensing techniques.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply theoretical knowledge in a clinical setting, performing comprehensive eye examinations and prescribing corrective lenses based on individual patient needs.
  • Understanding the optical principle.
  • Differentiate between lens materials, designs, and coatings.
  • Advanced optical technologies.
  • Analyze and interpret prescription information.

Course Overview

This course covers the principles and applications of ophthalmic instrumentation, providing students with essential skills for accurate ocular investigations, proficiency in advanced instruments, and adherence to quality assurance and safety standards in ophthalmology.

Course Outcomes

  • Develop advanced diagnostic skills for identifying ocular diseases.
  • Participants will acquire essential skills in conducting ocular investigations, ensuring accurate diagnosis and patient management.
  • Proficiency in utilizing advanced ophthalmic instruments such as corneal topographers, imaging devices, and electrophysiological tools will be achieved.
  • Students will develop competence in the use of surgical instrumentation, contributing to effective participation in ophthalmic surgical procedures.
  • Upon completion, participants will adhere to quality assurance and safety standards, fostering ethical and responsible practices in the field of ophthalmology.

Course Overview

This course explores the intersection of public health and optometry, covering foundational principles, epidemiological applications, community-based eye care program development, effective health education, and advocacy for optometric services within legal and ethical frameworks.

Course Outcomes

  • Examine the foundational principles of public health to identify their relevance and application within the field of optometry.
  • Apply epidemiological methods to analyze the prevalence, incidence, and risk factors of eye-related conditions in diverse populations.
  • Create and implement community-based eye care programs, integrating evidence-based strategies to address specific needs within different communities.
  • Develop effective communication skills and employ behavioral change models, ensuring culturally competent health education in optometric practice.
  • Discuss about the components of health economy and the role of Third Party Administrators (TPA).
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Even Semester

Courses for this semester

Course Overview

An advanced contact lens course in an optometry syllabus is designed to provide optometry students with specialized knowledge and skills related to the fitting, prescribing, and management of contact lenses. The course aims to equip students with a deep understanding of advanced contact lens concepts, technologies, and clinical applications.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand ocular anatomy and physiology.
  • Explore the latest advancements in contact lens materials, including silicone hydrogels, hybrid lenses, and other specialty materials.
  • Develop skills in using advanced diagnostic tools for assessing corneal curvature, tear film quality, and other factors crucial for precise contact lens fitting.
  • Understand fitting technique and problem solving.
  • Understand and implement of the push-up test and Taco method in the fitting and assessment of soft contact lenses.

Course Overview

This course focuses on the assessment and management of low vision in the geriatric population. It covers various eye conditions associated with aging, strategies for optimizing visual function, and the use of low-vision aids. Practical skills in conducting assessments and developing appropriate interventions will be emphasized.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the epidemiology and demographics of visual impairment in the elderly population.
  • Understand about low vision rehabilitation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the physiological changes in the aging eye and their impact on visual function.
  • Perform comprehensive eye examinations for geriatric patients, incorporating specialized assessment techniques.
  • Utilize diagnostic tools and technologies for accurate assessment of low vision in elderly individuals.

Course Overview

Students will be able to conduct a comprehensive eye examination, incorporating assessments of visual acuity, refraction, ocular health, and relevant diagnostic tests.

Course Outcomes

  • Develop proficiency in conducting comprehensive eye examinations.
  • Gain hands-on experience using diagnostic tools and instruments.
  • Acquire the ability to diagnose common eye conditions and vision problems.
  • Understand the principles of refraction and prescribing corrective lenses.
  • Demonstrate ophthalmoscopy and its applications in the assessment of the fundus.

Course Overview

A comprehensive course in pediatric optometry and binocular vision covers the assessment, diagnosis, and management of pediatric eye conditions, along with the principles of binocular vision, to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed for effective clinical practice.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of normal visual development in children and the factors influencing pediatric eye health.
  • Students will be able to proficiently conduct a pediatric eye examination, including an accurate assessment of visual acuity, refractive errors, and binocular vision function.
  • Students will demonstrate a solid understanding of the principles of binocular vision, including convergence, accommodation, and sensory fusion.
  • Students will recognize and diagnose binocular vision disorders such as amblyopia and strabismus, and develop comprehensive treatment strategies.
  • Student will learn about vision therapy using in pediatric patient.

Course Overview

The course provides a comprehensive exploration of ocular anatomy, diseases, and therapeutic interventions, equipping students with the knowledge, diagnostic skills, and clinical competencies necessary for understanding and managing a wide range of ocular conditions.

Course Outcomes

  • Students should demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of ocular anatomy, physiology, and the pathophysiology of various ocular diseases.
  • Students should be proficient in using diagnostic tools such as slit-lamp examination, tonometry, and imaging modalities for accurate assessment and diagnosis.
  • Develop clinical competence in performing basic ophthalmic procedures, examinations, and history-taking, demonstrating proficiency in a clinical setting.
  • Apply knowledge of various treatment modalities, including medical, surgical, and laser interventions, in the management of ocular diseases.
  • Students will learn about apply evidence-based approaches to treatment planning and patient care.
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Scholarship

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CST- Common scholarship test is a national and international level online MCQ based examination funded for intellectual empowerment by Assam down town University.

CST- Maximum enrolment each year is 120 seats and any 10+2 students can apply. Adtu is northeast India’s first placement driven university to provide 100% scholarship benefits worth 10 cr.

CST aims to inspire brilliant and competent students to pursue further education. Accredited with a prestigious grade by NAAC, UGC and AICTE.

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A 50% scholarship on total semester fees is provided to all specially abled students.

A 100% scholarship on the last semester fee is provided to all the alumni of Assam down town University.

A 100% scholarship on total semester fee for Economically Backward Classes

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  • Swimming Pool
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  • Amphitheatre
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  • Cinema Hall
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  • Yoga Studio
  • Gym
  • ATM

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