Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science
George College Kolkata

Type: Bachelors Degree

Category: Science, Engineering & Bio Technology

Sub Category: Others

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About Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science Course

Here are the details of Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science Course including duration, Eligibility, Admission Criteria, Fees and Syllabus.

Duration :
UTech’s Bachelor’s Degree in Optometry and Vision Science is a 3-years + 1 year internship, full-time course.

Eligibility :
Passed Higher Secondary (10+2) with 50% marks in aggregate, with English, Physics, Chemistry,Biology or Mathematics and a modern Indian Language.

Admission Procedure :

Admissions are on the basis of a Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by WBUT every year.

Fees :
Fees for the course comprise Rs. 8,000 as Admission Fees (one-time), Rs. 10,000 as Tuition Fees (per semester), Rs. 4,000 as Development Fee (per semester) and Rs. 5,000 as Caution Deposit (one-time, refundable after completion of the course).


Optometry is an independent profession in eye care. Its practice includes a complete examination of the visual system for the estimation of refractive errors.

It also covers the manufacturing, supply and fitting of spectacles, contact lenses and other optical aids.

On successful completion of the course you will be a primary health care professional, institutionally educated and clinically trained in the science of optometry.
You can independently practice the profession or seek employment in an optometry clinic, optical establishment, with an opthalmic surgeon or in an eye hospital.Employment opportunities are also open in various multinational companies in their divisions such as Marketing, R&D etc. You will even be able to teach at a school/ college of optometry, pursue higher education or take up further research in the opthalmic field.

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About the College

The establishment of George College in 2001, as an affiliated college of the West Bengal University of Technology, has added a new chapter to an illustrious heritage:

Today, The George Telegraph Training Institute offers more than fifty courses in seven disciplines through Twenty centres in Eastern India under the advice of major manufacturing companies of the nation.

The Academic Advisory Committees monitor the quality of teaching and level of education being imparted at each college and continuously develop methods to improve the learning experience for students so that they are better empowered as enterprise managers at the end of the courses.

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Comments / Reviews / Queries Bachelor of Optometry & Vision Science

  • i'm optometrist.i want to do B.opth Posted By : akshay kr yadav, on 26-03-2012 21:12:45
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  • i am hasan from kolkata Posted By : hasan rashid, on 24-06-2011 06:52:34
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  • sir, i have done my class x and xii through arts stream but i want to do bachelor in optometry and vision science . so what will be a procedure for this course.. thank you Posted By : mazhar zaved javed, on 13-05-2011 16:28:39
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  • hello my name is kavith k .i have got 59% in 2nd puc board exame n i dont how to join the bsc optometry course,so please send me the details to how to apply for the courses,n please send me the following above request n i need to join shimoga collages Posted By : kavitha k, on 11-05-2011 19:00:26
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  • I am an optometrist with diploma . My query is that can I get admission in B.OPTOM by lateral entry in NIMS from your study center ? Posted By : A.K.Barman, on 06-01-2011 01:58:54
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  • i have got 46%in h.s.may i get admission in batchler of opt Posted By : Debashis nath, on 05-01-2011 07:19:47
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  • please send me the date of common entrance test conducted by WBUT? i want to do bachelor of optometry & vision science from Kolkata, west Bengal Posted By : lav kumar patel, on 08-09-2010 03:19:20
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  • dear sir , iwant to do bsc optometry through distance education plz. let me know the process . Posted By : asif mallick, on 30-07-2010 15:26:13
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  • When is the time for Common Entrance Test (CET) conducted by WBUT? Please send me the details. Posted By : Rumi Sengupta, on 23-05-2010 15:27:54
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  • dear sir ,i want to do bsc optometry through distance education kindly let me know the procedures ,i want to do it in kolkotta. Posted By : zinu shree sathua, on 04-05-2010 05:30:31
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