Optometry is a health care profession which deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science. One can also define it as a science of eye equipment (including len’s and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and remove all kind of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience. This is a dynamic and challenging career which allows one to help people achieve personal growth, community respect, job flexibility and financial success and offers virtually unlimited opportunities.
The program is envisaged to develop a multipurpose ophthalmic manpower at paramedical level. The training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an official optometrist, receptionist and ophthalmic assistant to the community in urban, semi- urban and rural settings in private, semi governmental and governmental sectors.
DURATION – 3.5 Years ELIGIBILITY – 10+2 (PCM/PCB) COURSE FEE – Rs. 50000/Year-
AFFILIATION – B.Sc. Optometry is affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Uttarakhand Medical Education University http://www.hnbumu.ac.in/
CLASSROOM AND FACULTY
The institution has spacious & airy classrooms, well equipped laboratories and rich library. The Institute is dedicated towards the qualitative development of Pharmacy education through variety of activities like faculty development, organizing guest lecturers from well-known personnels from academics, industry and hospitals. The institute is well assisted by qualified & experienced faculty members and prominence is given to understand the fundamental underlying the different Pharmacy Subjects such as Pharmaceutics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Pharmaceutical dosage forms etc.
The college has well designed spacious laboratories with well sophisticated instruments such as UV spectrophotometer, High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Polarimeter, Tablet Punching Machine, Colorimeter, Capsule Counter, Friability Test Apparatus, Dissolution Test Apparatus, Bottle Sealing Machine etc. This advanced facilities helps in enhancing the hand on practical knowledge of the students imparting quality education and training in various subjects of Pharmacy. The laboratories are well planned as per norms and standards of statutory bodies of country.
INDUSTRIAL INTERFACE :
Since the college is located in the industrial belt of Selaqui, Dehradun which is surrounded by the reputed Pharmaceutical Industries like Ranbaxy Laboratories, Cooper Pharma Ltd., Natco Pharma Ltd., NASA Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd., Uni Medicolabs Unit, Evarex Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. and many more. Continuous interactions with these industries enhances the industrial knowledge of our students and pay rich dividends to them. More over frequent industry visits and guest lectures by experts from these industries give the up-coming pharmacist much required wide exposure and knowledge of recent research and developments in the pharmaceutical profession.