36 years of excellence in optometry education
Bachelor of Optometry programme is a four-year programme with three years of academic teaching and clinical postings in the final year in all the branches of Sankara Nethralaya. Courses are divided into Basic sciences courses, Core Optometry courses, Applied Optometry and support courses.
Duration: 4 years (Three years of academics and one year of Internship). Students would undergo the first two years of academic training at SASTRA University, Thanjavur and the next two years at Elite School of Optometry and Sankara Nethralaya, units of Medical Research Foundation
Eligibility: Anyone who has passed the Higher Secondary Examination (XII standard) from the Central/State Board or its equivalent with excellent performance in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology can apply. Computer Science students with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics can also apply.