Elite School of Optometry

39 years of excellence in optometry education


Why Elite School of Optometry?

The Elite School of Optometry welcomes all prospective students with a desire to pursue a challenging career in optometry. Candidates are selected based on the evaluation of their academic performance and an interview. Thirty students are admitted every year purely based on merit. The college, with its limited intake of students has always given individual attention to all its students. ESO is also proud of its internationally renowned faculties, well established educational base, curriculum and standard of education together with the excellent training in its mother institute Sankara Nethralaya, Medical Research Foundation.

ESO is run by the Medical Research Foundation

All our graduates are employed and have been offered good positions in the clinical, research and academic fields of optometry in India and other countries. Of the 280 awardees so far

Pursuing PhD 15
Pursuing M Phil Optometry 22
Pursuing M S 12
Pursuing OD 3
Settled and working – Abroad 41
Working in Institutes – India 111
Teaching 18
Optical/Multinational Company 34
Completed PhD 41
Completed M Phil Optometry 26
Completed M S 48
Completed M Opt 3
Completed OD 16
Settled – Abroad 7
Independent Practice 54
Head optometry College 7
(as on 4/4/08)

There are 495 graduates and 81 post graduates students since 1985.