About Optometry

Optometry is the branch of medical science that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eyes and their associated structures. Optometrists, as licensed and specialized medical professionals, offer comprehensive eye health care and medications.

Duration of course: 3 years (6 semesters)

Optometry specialists play a vital role in identifying and addressing vision-related concerns in individuals. Moreover, Optometrists can also pursue related specializations and certifications to augment their skills, thereby expanding their career opportunities. The field of optometry offers a wide range of opportunities, allowing graduates to pursue careers as optometrists, educators, consultants, or professionals in contact lens industries. Additionally, individuals can choose to pursue a master's degree in optometry to further expand their career possibilities.

B.Voc in Optometry from Glocal University

B.Voc in Optometry provides students with opportunities to work in the medical field related to human vision. Optometry Vocational Course at Glocal University is an Optometry Degree program spanning 3 years and is recognized and accredited by UGC and AICTE, establishing its global authenticity. After completing the course, students acquire the skill set and legal acceptance to pursue their careers as an eye specialists and can work in government and private medical sectors, and medical universities and can also work as a consultant.

Key Highlights

University Name

Glocal University


Saharanpur, UP

Course Name

B.Voc in Optometry

Course Type

UG Degree


3 years




Semester wise

Average Course Fee

50,000/ year*


Interested candidates should have passed class 10+2 or equivalent in a relevant stream from a recognized board.


2.83-9 LPA

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidates are expected to have successfully completed their 10+2 education in the relevant stream from a recognized board. A desirable minimum percentage of 50% or above is recommended for eligibility
  2. During the document verification process, students are required to present all necessary documents for thorough scrutiny.
  3. Candidates are advised to adhere to the specified health standards essential for the optometry profession. 


First Semester

1. General

2. Ocular Anatomy & Physiology

3. Ocular Biochemistry

4. Environmental Studies

5. General PathologyPractical

6. Ocular Anatomy & PhysiologyPractical

7. Ocular Biochemistry - Practical

8. Project-I

Second Semester

1. Ocular Microbiology

2. Ocular Diseases- I

3. Optometric and Dispensing Optics–I

4. Ocular Microbiology Practical

5. Ocular Diseases-I - Practical

6. Optometric and Dispensing Optics–I - Practical

7. Project-II

Third Semester

1. Geometrical, Physical & Visual Optics I

2. Ocular Diseases-II

3. Optometry and Dispensing OpticsII

4. Geometrical, Physical & Visual OpticsI - Practical

5. Ocular Diseases–II-Practical

6. Optometry and Dispensing OpticsII - Practical

7. Project-III

Four Semester

1. Geometrical, Physical & Visual OpticsII

2. Pharmacology

3. Clinical Examination of Visual System

4. Geometrical, Physical & Visual OpticsII - Practical

5. Pharmacology - Practical

6. Clinical Examination of Visual System Practical

7. Project-IV

Fifth Semester

1. Binocular Vision-I
2. Systemic Diseases & Eyes
3. Optometric Instruments
4. Binocular Vision-I - Practical
5. Systemic Diseases & Eyes - Practical
6. Optometric InstrumentsPractical

7. Project-V

Sixth Semester

1. Binocular Vision–II

2. Contact Lenses

3. Community Ophthalmology

4. Binocular Vision–II - Practical

5. Contact Lenses - Practical

6. Community Ophthalmology Practical

7. Project-VI

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Career Opportunities

There are several job options after completing B.Voc in Optometry. Some of them are listed below.


Frequently Asked Question

Both courses are related to the field of medical science that primarily focuses on eye care of patients. However, Both courses vary in applications. Optometrists focus on vision and eye health, while ophthalmologists specialize in performing eye surgeries.

B.Voc in Optometry from Glocal University is a well renowned optometry degree course that is UGC and AICTE certified.

You can work as an optometrist, teacher, consultant or in contact lens industries. You can also opt for masters in optometry to broaden your career prospects.


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