Program description

The Master of Optometry course offered by the Department of Optometry, MCHP is one of the best full-time master’s programs for Optometry in India. The department was established in the year 2002 and has been offering master’s degree since 2008. The department has a good multidisciplinary research team working on various research topics.

The department is a member of ASCO (Association of Schools & Colleges of Optometry), India, and WCO (World Optometry Council), UK. The department is working towards good collaborative research with the center for excellence in eye care in India and with international universities. ?


Our M.Optom program focuses on student-centered learning methods in providing basic to advanced levels of knowledge in all disciplines of optometry, facilitating practical and clinical exposure for skill training, and developing a key attitude for professional eyecare practice. The current program enables students to apply recent research to clinical practice, thus improving their competency as primary eye care professionals and making them lifelong learners by imbibing evidence-based practice in optometry.


Careers Prospectus

Graduates of this program can find placements in

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Key Dates & Deadlines


May 31 24

May ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


2 years (4 semesters)

Career Paths

Pursuing higher study brings great exposure in academia and research.
Students often go for post graduate program like Master of optometry in quest of their academic thrust, which further brings the opportunity to pursue PhD in respective research areas.


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Innovative Center
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Next Steps

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