At the end of the 18 month PGDOVS diploma training program, the trainee will be able to:

  • Perform a comprehensive eye examination that is geared towards the diagnosis of ocular pathology
  • Apply an integrated evidence-based approach for the diagnosis and management of ocular pathology
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current diagnostic modalities available in ophthalmic practice
  • Develop, execute, analyze data and compile the results of a research project in vision science
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the latest practices in their area of specialization

Course details

Starting date 9th March 2020
Duration 18 months
Modules offered Ten sub-specialty modules
Module selection Based on qualifier exam results and number seats available in any given module
Course work Intense theory and hands on sessions in the first three months of the program
Clinical rotations 15 months
Program fee A course fee of INR 50,000 per semester will be charged for national students


Admission exam details

Eligibility Candidates with of Bachelor of Optometry ( minimum of 4 years of study)
Selection process On merit basis through online written test
Syllabus Bachelor of Optometry curriculum
Online applications Available at www.lvpei.org (for the programme notification see in upcoming events)
Application fee INR 1000 paid through demand draft in the name of "Hyderabad Eye Institute" payable at Hyderabad
Last date for application submission 22nd February 2020
Date of online admission examination 29th February 2020