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AJ Institute of Medical Science and Research Center


A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre is such an institute which is filled with richness for serving the people in need. Here the entire team is devoted for the development of the nation through rich health care service. This educational organization is under the Laxmi Memorial Trust which was established by educationist & Philanthropist Mr. A J Shetty. This college was first formed in the year 2002 and now it has marked its name in the list of best optometry college of Bangalore.

A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre nurtures its students to enhance them in such a level that they became able to meet the need of the nation. The institution believes in the national objective which is “Health for All’ and aims to provide education which matches the global perspective of medical education. Here every member carries the vision to establish the institute as a best medical education hub for imparting knowledge having high academic exposure, professional outlook and commitment to humanitarian values.

This college is built on an area of 30-acre where students from different religion, caste, culture and beliefs. The classrooms and labs here are provided with modern technologies. Talking about the Department of Optometry there very experienced staffs who are hired as per the MCI norms. The students of this department are provided with seminar room having LCD projector and computer facility. The department has also managed a huge library which have every books and journals related to optometry both national and international. The other best thing about this college is, it also possess labs and dispensary where every tools and equipments where the examination of outpatients is done for extra knowledge.

Address: NH -66, Kuntikan, Mangaluru, Karnataka 575004

Official Website: http://ajims.edu.in/dep_Opthalmology.html

Admission 2017

  1. Bachelor in Optometry
    Bachelor in Optometry - Admission Open

    A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre has announced admission open for the bachelor level degree of Optometry. This college will provide you with the best optometry education that is needed for your higher education. Submit your application before it’s too late.

    Bachelor in Optometry Overview

    Program Bachelor in Optometry
    Duration 3 Years Plus 1-Year Internship
    Intake 40
    Mode of Admission Direct/Merit basis
    Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    Admission Available For both boys and girls
    Hostel facilities available Both (Girls & Boys)
    Last Date of Application  
    Course Commencement  

Attention! Notice for Nepalese Students!

This is a piece of information for all the Nepalese students that due to difference in result distribution timing in Nepal and India many Nepalese students fail to reach the deadline for application submission. That’s the reason they get to enrol in many of the colleges. But don’t do that, you have the high chance to be in the best college in India. Wait for the next season for submitting applications and get enrol where you can have a standard education with best teaching faculty.

Why A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and Research?

There are many benefits and speciality of being in this college like:

  • College build in 350 acres land
  • Located in a central place
  • Connected in a railways, roads, air and seaports
  • Elegant college buildings in vast area of land
  • Constructed in a sloping land for amazing view of the city
  • Best teaching faculty members
  • Modern and latest technology for training
  • 100% placement opportunity

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Courses Available

  1. Bachelor in Optometry
Under Graduate
  • Bachelor in Optometry
  • This course of Bachelor in Optometry is related to the study of visual system of human body where the students learn about the function, diseases and treatment of eye problems. After students complete their education, they became able to have the sufficient ideas of improving the problems that a person is facing regarding the visionary system. They will be clear and skilled to identify the causes and prescribe relevant medicines or surgeries if the victim has a very serious problem. The students of this field need more than enough training while going through their duration of the study as this part of treatment is a very crucial and sensitive part. A simple mistake can invite serious and sometimes a patient can lose his/her vision too.

  • Should have passed two years of Pre University Examination
  • The previous exam should have been conducted by Department of Pre University Education, Karnataka State or should have passed any other examination by State Government/Central Government which is as equal to two year Pre University examination by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Indian Universities
  • Should have previously passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
Course Outline
First Year
  • General & Ocular Physiology
  • Anatomy and Biochemistry
  • Nutrition, Physical, & Geometrics Optics
  • Principle of Light
  • Computer Programming
  • English
  • Kannada
  • Mathematics
  • Accountancy
Second Year
  • Optometric Optics
  • CEVS & Ocular Disease
  • Optometric Instruments
  • Pharmacology
  • Visual Optics
  • Microbiology & Pathology
  • Clinical Hospital Procedure
  • Medical Psychology
  • Communications & Public Relations
Third Year
  • Low Vision Aids & Geriatrics Optometry
  • Systemic Diseases
  • Dispensing Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry, Binocular Vision & Advances in Optometry
  • Contact Lens
  • Ocular Diseases
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Advance in Optometry Project
  • Clinical Practice Management
  • Law & Optometry
  • Public Health and community
  • Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Fourth Year
  • Internship
Further Studies
  • M.Sc. in Optometry
Career Prospects
  • Hospital
  • Clinics
  • Nursing Homes
  • Vision care centres
  • Government Eyes hospital
  • Training Institutes
  • Schools
  • Old Age Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Medical Departments
Job Opportunities
  • Optometric / Ophthalmological profession
  • Academic Researcher
  • Corporate / Industrial area
  • Consultants
  • Public health area
  • Solo private practitioner

Fee Structure

  1. Bachelor in Optometry
Bachelor in Optometry Fees Table

Registration Fee: Indian INR ... for National students & US $... for International students along with 1st instalment

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There are different facilities that A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences and research Centre offers to its students. The hostel facility that the hostellers get is very sophisticated and comfortable. Here are some of the facilities provided by this college:

  • Wide and comfortable rooms
  • Well-trained warden for every hostel
  • Full-time security service
  • Strict hygienic practices in hostel kitchen
  • Fresh and Nutritious meals served


The placement of A.J Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre’s students is done in its own hospital named A.J Hospital and Research Centre. This hospital was established in the year 2001 carrying the mission to provide best healthcare facilities to the patients. The hospital and the research centre is a multi-specialty hospital and have the capacity of 810 beds which was 350 beds before. There are many kinds of treatment that are successfully completed in this hospital with the modern and latest technologies available. The students after the completion of the course get the chance to be in this high standard hospital and can also get the chance to be a permanent staff member of the hospital and research centre.