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Master of Optometry and Ophthalmic Technology

MOOT (Master of Optometry and 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 Masters degree 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 a Masters degree in Optometry and Ophthalmic.

Program CodeMOOT
Duration Min. Duration2 Years
Max. Duration4 Years
Eligibility CriteriaBOOT/BPT/BOT

 

 

 

Tuition Fees per annum 48,000/-

YEAR I

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

OPH16101

Ocular Anatomy & Physiology

70

30

4

OPH16102

Nature of Light

70

30

4

OPH16103

Optics of Normal Eye

70

30

4

OPH16104

Eye Diseases-I

70

30

4

OPH16105

Spectacle & Lenses

70

30

4

OPH16106

Eye Disease-II

70

30

4

OPH16107

Ophthalmic Instrument & Investigations

70

30

4

OPH16102P

Nature of Light

35

15

1

OPH16103P

Optics of Normal Eye

35

15

1

OPH16104P

Eye Diseases

35

15

1

OPH16105P

Spectacle & Lenses

35

15

1

Total

32

YEAR II

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

OPH16201

Contact Lenses-LVA and Visual Functions Assessment

70

30

4

OPH16202

Intraocular Implants & Refractive Surgery

70

30

4

OPH16203

Orthoptics & Pleoptics

70

30

4

OPH16204

Eye Disease –III

70

30

4

OPH16205

Neuro Ophthalmology

70

30

4

OPH16206

Eye & Systemic Diseases

70

30

4

OPH16207

Preventive & Community Ophthalmology

70

30

4

OPH16201P

Contact Lenses-LVA and Visual Functions Assessment

35

15

1

OPH16202P

Intraocular Implants & Refractive Surgery

35

15

1

OPH16206P

Eye & Systemic Diseases

35

15

1

DSR16201

Dissertation

200

1

Total

32

 

 

Please click here to download a copy of the syllabus.

After the completion of BOOT, 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. You can start your own eye clinic, Optical shop, lens manufacturing unit. You can also get job opportunities with Optician shops and hospitals in India and abroad. Additionally, you can take up teaching Optometry as a career with schools of Optometry.

Common job profiles of students after completing MOOT include:

Optometry and Ophthalmic Heads,  Technicians, Ophthalmic Head Nurses and Academic positions.

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