M. Sc. Optometry Technology

Overview of the Program

The M.Sc. Optometry program is a 2 year postgraduate program under which, we train students to work as optometrists, ophthalmologists and trained worker. They get knowledge about eye and related structures, vision, visual systems and vision information processing in humans. We make them competent to work as primary health care providers for the diagnosis, management and treatment of the eye diseases and refractive disorders. Further, to develop research attitude they have to complete a dissertation on one topic given by mentor. Students are involved and trained in administrative and record keeping work. At the end of two years they can work in the field of sports vision, public health and government service or community health centers. They can get opportunity to work as consultant in occupational / industrial safety programs, eye care trade, and optometrist in practice schools. Optometrists also can also start their own personal clinics and work independently. They are also eligible to hold academic positions in schools of allied health science and train undergraduate students.


BSc Physician Assitant.

One year internship after degree.

No Lateral entry from other courses.

No of Seats


Duration of course

2 years

Subjects Covered





Molecular diagnostics



Para cytology



Hormonal assay

Tumor marker studies

Blood banking

Placement Assistance

Campus Interviews and placement assistance and referral services by the Department to large health care institutes, industry. Student can also start their own personal clinics and work independently

Allied health sciences teaching institution for academic position

Qualifying Examination

As per eligibility

Documents required

1) 10th and 12th Mark sheets + Passing Certificates

2) School/College Leaving Certificate

3) Migration Certificate if Applicable

4) Medical Fitness Certificate

5) Affidavits as per the University Requirements

6) Gap Certificate If applicable (all on 100 Rs. Stamp Paper with Notary)

7) Aadhar Card

8) 6 Passport Size latest Photographs.

9) Degree certificate

10) Internship completion certificate (1 year)

*All documents Original + 2 attested copies

Teaching Learning

Allied health science follows an inclusive Learning and Teaching activity which is learner centric and outcome based.

Department is committed to provide good environment/infrastructure, experienced faculty members, modern technology based teaching tools and traditional Indian methods to strengthen the bond between Teacher-student and patients for the holistic development of students.

Department uses a variety of methods for  Teaching – Learning which as follows-

  • Learning Management System
  • Virtual Teaching
  • Didactic Lectures
  • Flip class demonstrations and practical
  • Tutorials
  • Field Visits/Trips/Industrial Visits
  • Internships and Live Projects
  • Hospital Bed Side Teaching
  • Micro Teaching- Small Group Teaching
  • Group Discussions, Case Studies, Seminars, Journal Clubs, Quiz
  • Personality development
  • Outreach and Extension activities
Contact Details

Mrs Sneha Sonawane,
Chief coordinator.

Contact : 9220788670

Email : dyp.alliedhealth@dypatil.edu