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    Diploma in Optometry Technology

    About Diploma in Optometry Technology

    Diploma in Optometry Technology (DOPT) is a three-year diploma course in which students are designed to teach students the different concepts of eye-health, diseases, diagnosis and treatment of the human eye. The main objective of the course is to produce trained ophthalmic personnel for rendering eye care services to the masses. After the completion of the DOPT course candidates can work with vision care hospitals as a part of a team with ophthalmologists and optometrist and contribute towards the prevention of blindness. 

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Highlights

    The following are some of the major highlights of the Diploma in Optometry Technology course:


    Diploma Level

    Name of the course

    Diploma in Optometry Technology

    Academic Qualification

    Class 12th Pass

    Minimum Percentage


    Admission Process

    Merit/ Entrance Exam

    Course Type



    Rs 10,000 to Rs 5,00,000/-

    Starting Salary

    Rs 2 LPA to Rs 15 LPA

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Eligibility Criteria

    The minimum qualifications required to complete a Diploma in Optometry Technology is as follows 

    • Candidates must have passed Class 12th or equivalent qualification from any recognised board in India.

    • Candidates need to pass class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Mathematics as their main subjects

    • Candidates need to secure at least 50% marks in the qualifying exam.

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Admission Process

    Candidates who are looking forward to applying for the Diploma in Optometry Technology must be familiar with the admission process followed by many colleges

    • In some colleges, the admission will be done on merit basis i.e. marks secured in the qualifying examination.

    • There are also some colleges that conduct their own entrance examination for the admission of Diploma in Optometry Technology such as Bangalore University Entrance Exam, BFUHS Entrance Exam, AMU Entrance Exam etc.

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Course Fee

    The average course fee for Diploma in Optometry Technology varies from college to college. The average fee charged in both government and private colleges is as follows:

    Institute Type

    Minimum Annual Fee

    Maximum Annual Fee

    Government College

    Rs 10,000/- 

    Rs 50,000/- 

    Private College

    Rs 35,000 

    Rs 5,00,000/-

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Syllabus

    The syllabus for Diploma in Optometry Technology syllabus followed by most of the college is as follows:-

    1st Year:-


    Major Topics to Study


    General anatomy, Physiology and Pathology




    Ocular Anatomy


    Ophthalmic Optics


    General Optics


    General and Ocular Microbiology


    Ocular Physiology


    Physiological and Visual Optics


    Fundamentals of Contact Lens


    Introduction to Academic Writing

    2nd Year:-


    Major Topics to Study


    Clinical Optometry – General Examination 1


    Ocular Pharmacology


    Clinical Optometry – Instrumentation


    Contact Lens Fitting


    Ocular Pathology


    Clinical Optometry – General Examination 2


    Assessment and Management of Binocular Vision


    Contact Lens Care and Complications


    Clinical Methodology and Statistics

    3rd Year:-


    Major Topics to Study


    Business Management for Optometry Practice


    Ophthalmic Dispensing


    Clinical Practice 1


    Contact Lens Clinical Practice 1


    Clinical Practice 2


    Contact Lens Clinical Practice 2


    Community Health Optometry


    Basic Psychology and Communication


    Research Project

    Diploma in Optometry Technology Career Options and Job Prospects

    Some of the popular employment sectors and job profiles available for the students after the completion of the Diploma in Optometry Technology course are as follows:


    Employment  Sectors

    • Academic Institutes

    • Optical Manufacturing Industry

    • Public Health Centres

    • Defence Services

    • Eye Care Centres

    • Government Hospitals

    Job Profiles

    • Optometrist Assistant

    • Asst. Nutrition Officer/Data Assistant

    • Junior Medical Coder

    • Lens Consultant

    • Office Assistant

    • Optometry Technician 

    Average Salary

    Rs 2,50,000/- to Rs 15,00,000/- LPA

    Related Questions


    Samiksha Rautela, Student / Alumni

    After completing a Diploma, an aspirant will get a bundle of placement opportunities at NLSIU Bangalore. Top recruiters such as L&L Partners, AZB & Partners and KPMG will hire the deserving candidates. Go through the Placements at NLSIU Bangalore to find out more about it.

    In case of admission related enquiry, do not hesitate to reach out to our admission experts by simply dialling the toll-free number 1800-572-9877 (toll-free) or filling-up the Common Application Form. For more questions, write back to us in the QnA zone.

    Thank You


    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    As an alumnus of LPU, I had many friends who did fashion designing and are own working with top brands. LPU has faculty from premier design institutes to sharpen design visualization and execution. Labs and equipment to simulate the industry environment with practical exposure to the fashion industry right from design to merchandising. Option of specialization in Design or Technology. Quality learning has created skilled professionals that are recruit-able much before they graduate.There are 15+ global brands for placement and training,16+ labs to stimulate industry environment and 20+ lifestyle products created every year. School of design alumni are working in best design houses like Anshul Rajwansh (Delhi), Archana Kochhar (Mumbai), Sabeena Bani Ahuja (singapore), Aslam Khan (Delhi), Pam Mehta (Delhi). Companies like H&M, Raymond’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Gini & Jony, Shahi export, Orient Craft selected LPU students. LPU is also a hot ground for fashion start ups Some names include Nidhi & Ankita brand name “Akhyan”, Sumandeep handa brand name “SumanHanda Design ”, Abhishek Harshbardhan brand name “Harshbardhan”, Aditi Brand name “Pankh”, Tanvi Bansal “Modian Designer House” In Academics students do experimental design and production. Students are exposed to fashion shows, craft fairs, industry internships and craft documentation. Intensive exposure to practical work in Pattern making, Draping, Weaving, Printing, Dyeing, Garment Construction labs. Students are given various Live-projects during the course of the program to create commercially viable designs.

    Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

    Dear Student

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