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Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology

DOT (Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology)

The scope of Optometry includes the detection of common eye diseases, the management of binocular vision problems such as squints and lazy eyes and the prescription of spectacles and contact lenses. The Diploma in Optometry is a programme that aims to produce professionally competent optometrists serving as primary eye care health practitioners. NIMS University is one for the few premium institutions in India that offers Diploma in Optometry.

Program CodeDOT(10)DOT(10+2)
Duration Min. Duration3 Years2 Years
Max. Duration6 Years4 Years
Eligibility Criteria1010+2 with PCB/PCM

 

 

 

Tuition Fees per annum 14,000/-

YEAR I

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continues Assessment (Internals)

Credits

CODE1

Course 1

70

30

4

CODE2

Course 2

70

30

4

CODE3

Course 3

70

30

4

CODE4

Course 4

70

30

4

CODE5

Course 5

35

15

4

Total

20

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YEAR II

Continues Assessment (Internals)

Credits

CODE1

Course 1

70

30

4

CODE2

Course 2

70

30

4

CODE3

Course 3

70

30

4

CODE4

Course 4

70

30

4

CODE5

Course 5

35

15

4

Total

20

Please click here to download a copy of the syllabus.

Please click here to download a copy of the syllabus.

After the completion of DOT, you will find a challenging career opportunities with Optician shops, eye doctors, and Contact Lens companies, Ophthalmic lens industry and hospital eye departments. A technician can work for eye testing, Contact lenses, squint exercises, etc.

Common job profiles of students after completing DOT include:

Optometry Assistants, ophthalmic assistants and ophthalmic nurses.

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