Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology Distance Learning

DOT Objective

MIPS is a distance learning institute offering Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology. This course prepares candidates to help eye doctor examine and treat vision problems. The duration of the course is 3 years where students learn to operate equipments, instruct patient and keep records of the patients as well.

After completing this diploma, one can work with the vision care hospital as a part of a team with optometrists and ophthalmologists and contribute towards prevention of blindness.

If you wish to enroll yourself, MIPS is one of the distance learning colleges in India that offer diploma in ophthalmic technology.

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Career Prospects

After the completion of DOT, you will find a challenging career opportunities with Optician shops, eye doctors, and Contact Lens companies, Ophthalmic lens industry and hospital eye departments. A technician can work for eye testing, Contact lenses, squint exercises, etc. Common job profiles of students after completing DOT include: Optometry Assistants, ophthalmic assistants and ophthalmic nurses.


Program Code     DOT(10)    DOT(10+2)
Duration Min. Duration3 Years2 Years
Max. Duration6 Years4 Years
Eligibility Criteria1010+2 with PCB/PCM