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Diploma in Optometry Course Details

The Diploma in Optometry is a two-year program offering extensive opportunities. It focuses on various aspects of eye care, including vision correction, patient psychology, and the diagnosis and management of eye conditions. Eligible candidates who have completed higher secondary education in the science stream can enroll in this course. Upon completion, students gain expertise in optical theory, eye disease detection, and effective treatment strategies. At iTEES, Kerala's leading Optometry College, we prioritize providing exceptional education to our students, laying a strong foundation for their successful careers in the medical field. Graduates have diverse options for higher studies, ranging from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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Course Duration: 2 Years
Internship: 6 Months
Eligibility: Plus-Two
Certifying Body: Jain University / NCVRT
Additional Benefits
  • AC Class Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Personality Development Training
  • Job Oriented Skill Development
  • On the Job Training through Internship

Frequently Asked


A 2-year Diploma in Optometry program is a professional course that trains students in the field of Optometry. It focuses on the study of the eye and its related disorders and provides training in the diagnosis and management of various eye diseases.

The eligibility criteria for admission to a 2-year Diploma in Optometry program vary depending on the institute. Generally, a 10+2 level of education with science subjects is required, and some institutes may also require a minimum percentage in the qualifying examination. At ITEES college of health sciences we accept 10 th and +2 passed students to apply for diploma Programme

The subjects covered in a 2-year Diploma in Optometry program include anatomy and physiology of the eye, optics, binocular vision, contact lenses, low vision, and eye diseases. Other subjects may include pharmacology, community health, and hospital management.

An Optometrist is a healthcare professional who specializes in diagnosing and treating eye diseases and visual disorders. They examine eyes for visual acuity, prescribe and dispense corrective lenses, and provide preventive and therapeutic eye care services.

Yes, a Diploma in Optometry is recognized by the government, and graduates are eligible to practice as Optometrists in India. This may very depend upon the state and departments and thus check with department of your interest beforehand. Private clinics and hospitals accept diploma candidates for sure.

Yes, after completing a Diploma in Optometry, students can pursue a Bachelor's degree in Optometry or a related field. Check with universities beforehand.

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