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

    4 years program + 1 year clinical practice

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre-Medical with minimum 55% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours


  • Fee Rs



Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
AN-111 Human Anatomy & Histology 4(3-1)
PY-112 General Physiology 3(2-1)
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 17

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-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 3(2-1)
OP-215 Ocular Disease -I 2(2-0)
ENG-216 Communication Skills 2(2-0)
VS-214 Vision Sciences-II 3(2-1)
IT-226 Introduction to Computers. 3(2-1)
OP-217 Optometric Instrument 3(2-1)
OPH-122 General Pharmacology 2(2-0)
  Total  18

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CR-225 Clinical Refraction 3(2-0)
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
OPT-115 Primary Eye Care 2(2-0)
VS-321 Ophthalmic Dispensing-II 2(2-0)
OP-313 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)
OP-316 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
DI-329 Diagnostic Instruments-II 2(2-0)
VS-322 Introduction of Contact lens 2(2-0)
VS-323 Introduction of Low Vision 2(2-0)
OP-324 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)
OP-326 Clinical Practice (Diagnostic Instruments for Retinal Diseases ) 2(0-2)
  Credit Hours : 17

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 (low vision)  2(0-2)
CM-211 Community Medicine 2(2-0)
CP-414 Clinical Practice Contact lens 2(0-2)
OP-415 Ocular Pharmacology 3(3-0)
RMS-514 Research Methodology and Applied Statistics 2(1-1)
OP-325 Introduction to Pediatric Optometry 2(2-0)
  Total 17


Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
VS-411 Low Vision Rehabilitation and Geriatrics 3(3-0)
BL-421 Basic Life Support 2(1-1)
OS-422 Research Project /Thesis 6(6-0)
CL-423 Contact lens Cases Handling 2(1-1)
OC-424 Orthoptics  Cases 2(1-1)
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)
OP-512 Clinical Rotations II (Diagnostic & Cornea) 4(0-4)
OP-513 Clinical Rotations III (Contact Lens, Dispensing, Low Vision) 6(0-6)
RA-425 Recent Advances in Optometry 2(2-0)
  Total 18


Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OP-521 Clinical Rotation IV (General Ophthalmology) 4(0-4)
OP-522 Minor OT Procedures 2(1-1)
OP-523 Ophthalmic Screening Observations 3(2-1)
  Clinical Rotation V (Orthoptics and Surgical Plan) 2(0-2)
  Observership Report 6(0-6)
  Total 17
   Total credit hours 175