Diploma in Optometry Technology (ODOPT - 1)
 Why study at KCPS?

Course Objective :The program is being launched with broad objective of training the students in various ophthalmic techniques. After going through this programme, the students shall be able to:

  1. Assist eye specialists in big eye hospitals, eye care health units, etc. as refractionists, orthoptists, theatre assistants and refractionists.
  2. Get themselves self-employed as opticians, optometrists and refractionists estimate errors of refraction and be able to prescribe glasses.
  3. Perform accurate refraction and prescribe visual aids.
  4. Assess ocular motility disorders and prescribe adequate treatment including eyeball exercises.

Course Duration : 1 Year

Eligibility :Minimum 10+2 or equivalent with science subject with minimum 45% marks

Knowledge and Skills :


Program Structure:

Duration: 12 Months - 600 Hours (Including Observership)
Study Sessions Course NameSoft Skills and Digital Literacy
Paper I Anatomy & Physiology
Paper II Basic Concept of Biochemistry
Paper III Pathology and Patient Safety & Infection Control
Paper IV Introduction To Optometry Techniques
Paper V Basic Ocular Science
Paper VI Dispensing Optics and Eye Diseases