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 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 toward good collaborative research with centre for excellence in eye care in India and with international universities.  


Students are trained with advance contact lens fitting skills, advance binocular vision therapy and best evidence-based practice management skills. Students are also trained with advance research methodology and statistics. During the students will work with the multidiscipline research team for their master’s research dissertation.


Careers Prospectus

Graduates of this program can find placements in

·         Academia

·         Tertiary eye care Hospitals

·          Optical and Contact lens industries

·          Private Practice

·         NGOS

Key Dates & Deadlines


Last date to Apply


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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