Diploma in Optometrical Science and Ophthalmic Technique (D.O.S.&O.T.)
- Duration : 2 years + 6 months compulsory internship
- Eligibility : H.S. [10+2] (Science) or equivalent**.
**Students from Arts/Commerce stream may be admitted after completion of 1 (one) year Pre-Optometry & Pre-Technology course. No extra time necessary for this course. This course and Original course will run simultaneously during the same period.
- Age : Minimum age for admission is 17 (seventeen) years
- Career facets : Optometry and Vision Science is the professional practice consisting of examination of the eyes to evaluate health and visual abilities, primary diagnosis of eye diseases and condition of the eye and visual system. Optometrists can start their career as private practitioners, work in eye hospitals and clinics; can be employed in various vacancies as optometrist in Vision 20/20 projects etc. After passing 2½ years D.O.S. course Optometrist can complete 1 year D.C.L.P. course and become a Contact Lens Specialist.
- Top Recruiting Areas':
- Clinical laboratories
- Healthcare centre
- Research centre
- Organ banks
- Medical equipment companies and such.
- Probable Earning : Optometrist can earn Rs. 4 to 5 lakh per year as a fresher.