36 years of excellence in optometry education
Dr Narasimhan memorial award for the “Best Research Publication”
Dr Narasimhan was the Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at ESO. His son Dr Rajagopal instituted the award for the best research publication in 2011.
ESOAA Research publication award
ESO Alumni association award is instituted by alumni to support research initiatives in India.
Shri. P V Parameswara Iyer & Smt. Kamala Bai Endowment Award
Dr P P Santanam, the first principal of Elite School of Optometry as well as the faculty of occupational optometry course and his wife (along with their family members) have instituted Shri. P V Parameswara Iyer & Smt. Kamala Bai Endowment Award meant to support two optometry faculty members of ESO, one for pursuing Ph D research and another for getting trained in special clinical specialty in India /Abroad.