BS Optometry


The students will carry out full eye examinations and gain specialist skills such as pediatric, binocular vision, contact lens and dispensing. In addition they will examine patients with a range of eye diseases and gain experience in dispensing spectacles. 

Role and Scope

Being a newly introduced program in Optometric and Visionary Science, it has tremendous job opportunities in public and private sector hospitals in the country. The graduates have opportunity for employment in pharmaceutical industry. Moreover running an independent optometric clinic will prove a noble option and fruitful experience.

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    10 Semesters, 5 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre-Medical with minimum 55% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours



Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
AN-111 Human Anatomy & Histology 4(3-1)
PY-112 General Physiology 4(3-1)
BIO-101 Biochemistry-I 3(2-1)
ENG-111 Functional English-I 3(3-0)
IS-112 Islamic Studies/Ethics 2(2-0)
VS-114 Vision Sciences-I 2(2-0)
   Total 18

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PAT-121 General Pathology 3(3-0)
BIO-102 Biochemistry-II 3(2-1)
AN-123 Ocular Anatomy 3(3-0)
PY-124 Ocular Physiology 3(3-0)
PS-122 Pakistan Studies 1(1-0)
ENG-121 Functional English-II 3(3-0)
OP-214 Optics–I(Physical optics + Geometrical optics ) 2(2-0)
  Total 18

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-224 Optic-II 3(2-1)
OP-215 Ocular Disease Basics-I 2(2-0)
ENG-224 English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills) 2(2-0)
VS-213 Vision Sciences-II 3(2-1)
IT-226 Introduction to Computers. 3(2-1)
OP-217 Optometric Instrument 3(2-1)
PHA-219 General Pharmacology 2(2-0)
  Total  18

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CR-225 Clinical Refraction 3(2-0)
OP-228 Ocular Disease–II 3(3-0)
MED-212 Clinical Medicine 3(2-1)
CPR-226 Clinical Practice of Refraction 2(0-2)
OP-226 Mathematics for Optometry 2(2-0)
VS-312 Ophthalmic Dispensing–I 3(3-0)
BS-227 Behavioral Sciences 2(2-0)
  Total 18


Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OPT-115 Primary Eye Care 2(2-0)
VS-321 Ophthalmic Dispensing-II 2(2-0)
OP-324 BSV and Orthoptic techniques (amblyopia) 3(3-0)
DI-315 Diagnostic Instruments-I 2(2-0)
ME-317 Medical Ethics 1(1-0)
CPD-314 Clinical Practice (Dispensing ) 2(0-2)
SR-311 Fundamental Of Surgery 3(3-0)
CPRD-319 Clinical Practice (Refraction + Diagnosis of Diseases) 3(0-3)
  Total 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
DI-329 Diagnostic Instruments-II 3(3-0)
CL-321 Introduction of Contact lens 2(2-0)
LV-322 Introduction of Low vision 2(2-0)
SO-323 Strabismus/ Orthoptics 3(2-1)
OE-326 Ocular Emergency Handling 2(1-1)
RD-328 Introduction to Retinal Disease 2(2-0)
ST-327 Applied Statistics for Optometrists 2(2-0)
CP-324 Clinical Practice (Diagnostic Instruments for Retinal Diseases ) 2(0-2)
  Credit Hours : 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
VS-412 Introduction to Neuro-Ophthalmology 2(2-0)
VS-413 Contact Lens -II 3(3-0)
CP-411 Clinical Practice (advance refraction & low vision) 2(0-2)
CM-211 Community Medicine 2(2-0)
CP-414 Clinical Practice Contact lens 2(0-2)
VS-411 Low Vision Rehabilitation and Geriatrics 3(3-0)
DI-416 Diagnostic Instruments Cases 2(1-1)
OP-325 Pediatric Optometry 2(2-0)
  Total 18


Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-427 Ocular Pharmacology 3(3-0)
BL-421 Basic Life Support 2(1-1)
OS-422 Ophthalmic Screening Observations 3(2-1)
CL-423 Contact lens cases Handling 2(1-1)
OC-424 Orthoptics cases 3(2-1)
RA-425 Recent advances in Optometry 2(2-0)
LV-426 Low vision cases 2(1-1)
  Total 17


Semester 9

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-511 Clinical Rotations I(Refraction, screening and Pediatric care) 6(0-6)
RMS-514 Research Methodology and Applied statistics 2(2-0)
OP-515 Clinical Rotations II (Diagnostic & cornea) 4(0-4)
OP-516 Clinical Rotations III (Contact Lens, dispensing, low vision) 6(0-6)
  Total 18


Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-524 Clinical Rotation IV (General ophthalmology) 6(0-6)
OP-525 Minor OT procedures 2(1-1)
PROG-526 Research Project 6(6-0)
  Total 14
   Total credit hours 175