Bachelor of Optometry

Swami Vivekananda University was established in the year 2019 by the Swami Vivekananda Group in Kolkata. Recognized by UGC and West Bengal Government, it offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma degrees in many fields. Compared to other Colleges, our college stands out as the leading B.Sc Optometry College in West Bengal. Our faculty members are not just educators but experts and doctors in the field of optometry bringing the untapped potential of our students. Being the best Optometry College in Kolkata, we believe in the power of quality education. Providing the best Optometry Bachelor's degree in Kolkata, our dream goes beyond classrooms. We aim to provide our students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in the field of Optometry. With quality teaching, our university proudly ranks as the top Optometry College in West Bengal as well.

Programme Overview

The Bachelor of Optometry course at Swami Vivekananda University offers an extensive eye study, including eye anatomy and physiology, Pediatric, Geriatric optometry and many more. The curriculum of this course aims to provide students with a deep understanding of different optometry aspects. Our training program provides practical learning, adapting to the ever-changing landscape of eye care.

Our bachelor of Optometry course in Kolkata provides more opportunities to work in real clinical settings under the guidance of experienced optometrists than any other Optometry college in Kolkata. We just don’t provide theoretical knowledge to our students but actively engage them in hands-on optometry experiences.

Broad knowledge covering all aspects of eye care, including visual optics, binocular vision, anatomy, and physiology to top-notch diagnostic techniques and many more

Exposure to the latest diagnostic tools, imaging technologies, and computerized system

Mentorship of experienced and knowledgeable faculty

Opportunity to work in real clinical settings, and interact with patients, internships, and placement assistance

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Course Eligibility

Minimum of 10+2 qualification (must have passed both class XII and XII)

Minimum 50% marks or above in Higher secondary or recognized educational board (like CBSE, ISC) with Biology, Physics and Chemistry as the main subjects.

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Career Opportunities


As the field of study deals with eyes and vision, naturally there are several career options open to B.Sc Hons in Optometry students who want to work in the medical industry. Some of these include optometrist, optician, eye doctor or ophthalmologist and vision consultant. Students may also opt to go in for future studies if they want to become an academic and teach at an educational institute. If they want to work in corporate, they should get an MBA degree for maximum benefits.

As a fresher, a B.Sc Hons in Optometry graduate can expect around 3.5 LPA to 6 LPA depending on their career choice. As an ophthalmologist, they can expect a minimum package of 6 LPA if they are working for some company or hospital. However, students can also start their personal practice if they have this degree, and then they can earn much higher, depending on their individual caliber.

When working at a professional level, good communication skills has become a major factor that determines whether a student will do well or not. Apart from that, students must also possess astute reasoning and analytical skills if they want to run a successful practice on an individual level. They must also possess some degree of teamwork spirit, if they have to work at a hospital with other nurses and doctors.

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Name: Prof. Dr. Somnath Ghosh

Position: External Expert from Academia

Designation: Professor and Chief Program Coordinator, Department of Allied Health Science and Technology

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