Bachelor in OPTOMETRY

in collaboration with Lenskart

Unique Industry endorsed program to train future ready optometrists

Course Duration

4 years BOptom (3 years study+1 year Internship)

Internship Opportunity

One year Internship with Lenskart / other leading organisations at various locations in India

Personalised career support

Our placement team and Lenskart team will mentor and work with you individually to give you the best opportunity possible


- 50% in class XII with PCM/PCB

- Personal Interview

Program Highlights

Join the 4-Year Bachelor’s program at Chitkara University and get highly specialised industry endorsed training to become an Optometrist which is in high demand.

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Bachelor of Optometry

Academic Strengths

The students will be able to pursue a Bachelor’s level degree after the successful completion of their class 12th. The Bachelor of Optometry is a full-time degree under regular education pattern including a year of internship. This undergraduate degree will train the students with the requisite skills and knowledge that is needed to work as an optometrist. The students who pursue this course will be trained to understand the science behind diseases of the eye, its diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation and referralas appropriate. Gaining in-depth knowledge will help the students to become professionals who can reduce vision-related issues. Devising ways to offer a functional and effective healthcare delivery system, the field of Optometry is one of the most important and fastest-growing fields.

Program Overview

With the coming together of Chitkara University and Lenskart, students can expect a premium grade education. The optometry students will be groomed and trained by optometry experts, specialized in different areas to meet the demands of a rigorous curriculum. They will be trained to offer comprehensive care for visual systems like vision, detection of all kinds of eye diseases, carefully prescribing eye correction options like suitable eyeglasses, contact lenses and low vision aids. In addition, the students will be grounded in fundamental subjects like ocular anatomy, ocular diseases, neurophysiology of visual system, general anatomy, etc.. The Bachelors in Optometry will help the students explore jobs and entrepreneurial landscape in the field.

Program Structure

Keeping the above in mind Lenskart and Chitkara University have planned a dynamic 4 year program which will encompass 3 years of intensive teaching and practical’s at Chitkara University followed by 1 year of internship and hands on learning with stipend at Lenskart retail store & clinical network and eye Hospitals across the country.At the end of internship students will have priority placement with Lenskart the largest eye care service industry.

Lenskart, a leading Indian Optical Eyewear Retail Chain with the largest Spectacles Labs and Optical store chains with eye testing facility in India. It continues to pioneer the market of Indian optical prescription eye wear retail with over 600 stores situated over 150 Indian cities.

1/3rd of our population needs glasses but doesn't have access to them. To rectify this anomaly, an ex-Microsoft 'techie' with no money but truckloads of relentless passion to make a difference in this world founded Lenskart in 2010 and today is India's fastest growing eyewear business.

With a rapidly growing business, reaching out to over 1,00,000 customers a month via a unique combination of a strong online business as, uniquely designed physical stores, as well as a first of its kind 'home eye check up' service, Lenskart is revolutionizing the eyewear industry in india.

After the program you could be a

  • Optometrist
  • Low Vision Specialist
  • Orthoptist
  • Optician
  • Optometrist
  • Low Vision Specialist
  • Orthoptist
  • Optician

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About Chitkara University

In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30 kilometres from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh–Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010 Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under “The Chitkara University Act”.

Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.We have launched full- time pathway degree programs in Academic Mentorship with some leading colleges and Universities of the world so that our students get access to globally relevant curriculum, and exposure to accomplished international faculty.

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Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway
Punjab 140 401


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