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 1st August 2022
Duration 18 months (3 semesters)
Module selection Module selection will be offered based on a combination of:
1.Performance/results in the qualifier exam
2. Availability of seats in any given module
3. Candidate’s interest
Course work Intense theory and hands on sessions in the first three months of the program
Program fee A course fee of 59000/- INR( inclusive of 18% GST) 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)
Online application fee payment Fill the on-line registration form by clicking on the given
link https://onlineform.lvpei.org/pgdovs/, and then proceed to payment (processing fee: 1000 + 18% GST = 1180 /-)
Last date for application submission 26th June 2022
Date of online admission examination 3rd July 2022