B.Sc.(Hons.) in Optometry and Ophthalmic Techniques (BSCHOT) is a degree programme and is aimed to develop a multipurpose ophthalmic manpower in the country. There are several career options available for those who completed their ophthalmology degree. Employment can be found in sectors such as hospitals undertaken by state and central government. In addition , they also have opportunities available in NGOs, private hospitals, clinics, missionary hospitals and charitable hospitals run by railways and defense. Students can also take up research work with organizations such as ICMR .The Programme has been launched with broad objectives of training the students in optometry various ophthalmic procedures.assist eye specialists in big eye hospitals, eye care health units, etc., as refractionist, orthoptists, theatre assistants and refractionists.
Get themselves self employed ad opticians, optometrists and refractionists;
estimate errors of refraction and be able to prescribe glasses;
maintain ophthalmic appliances and instruments; and assess ocular motility disorders and prescribe adequate treatment including eyeball exercises.
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