BS Optometry


1. Optometry program will provide high quality optometric education which will prepare graduates to provide full-scope optometric services in an ethical and professional manner by professionally skilled instructors.

2. Educate students, through lectures, laboratories, seminars, workshops and clinical placements to provide competent, ethical, full-scope, optometric services

3. Teach and encourage students by example to become caring practitioners, who are able to use a broad comprehensive bio psychosocial approach to the care of patients

4. Prepare students to take the optometric qualifying examinations internationally

5. Teach students to use a variety of resources during and after their optometric training to promote life-long learning.

6. Encourage students to take part in research activities, optometric conferences and organizations.

7. Provide students with the educational background required to pursue postgraduate studies.

8. Bachelors in Optometry program will prepare graduates to contribute to the advancement of the optometric profession.

9. Encourage students to develop an interest in leadership roles within the optometric profession and a concern for the highest quality of care given by the profession in Pakistan.

10. Teach students about the role of other healthcare providers and the importance of a holistic and co-operative approach to eye and vision care

11. Enhancing skill by offering effective internship programs

12. Motivation with career counseling session

Role and Scope

  • • Out Patient and In-patient hospital consultant
  • • Public Sector (BPS-17 Job Scale)
  • • Private clinic/Entrepreneur professional
  • • Community based Rehabilitation Expert
  • • Professor/Lecturer
  • • Orthoptics and pediatric care
  • • Low vision and rehabilitation experts
  • • Contact lens specialist
  • • Behavioral optometry
  • • Geriatric care specialist
  • • Public Health Managers/Administrator
  • • Sports vision expert

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    Bs Optometry /doctor of optometry with minimum 2.5 cGPA

  • 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-116 Functional English 3(3-0)
IS-112 Islamic Studies 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 2(2-0)
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 2(2-0)
ENG-127 English 3(3-0)
OP-213 Optics –I(Physical optics + Geometrical optics ) 2(2-0)
  Total 18

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-224 Optic-II 2(2-0)
OP-215 Ocular Disease  – I 2(2-0)
ENG-216 Communication skills 3(3-0)
VS-218 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(2-1)
OP-233 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
OP-321 Diagnostic Instruments-II 2(2-0)
VS-321 Ophthalmic Dispensing –II 2(2-0)
OP-319 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)
OP-318 Clinical Practice (Refraction + Diagnosis of Diseases) 3(0-3)
  Total 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
AMP-321 Airspace Management in Pakistan 3 (3–0)
CAV-322 Corporate Aviation 3 (3–0)
AAM-323 Airline and Airport Marketing 3 (3–0)
ML-324 Managerial Leadership 3 (3–0)
MAC-325 Macro Economics 3 (3–0)
FM-326 Financial Management 3 (3–0)
  Credit Hours : 18

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
VS-413 Contact Lens -II 3(3-0)
CP-411 Clinical Practice (advance refraction and low vision) 2(0-2)
CM-211 Community Medicine 2(2-0)
RMS-514 Research Methodology and Applied statistics 2(0-2)
OP-415 Ocular Pharmacology 3(3-0)
BL-421 Basic Life Support 2(1-1)
  Total 16


Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-511 Clinical Rotations I(Refraction, screening and Pediatric care) 2(0-2)
OP-516 Clinical Rotations III (Contact Lens, dispensing, low vision) 3(0-3)
OP-521 Clinical Rotation IV (General ophthalmology) 2(0-2)
OP-522 Minor OT procedures 2(1-1)
OP-523 Research Project /Thesis 6(6-0)
OP-515 Clinical Rotations II (Diagnostic & cornea) 2(0-2)
  Total 17
   Total credit hours 140