Dr DY Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences brings about overall holistic development of the community by encouraging research & training the students in comprehensive eye-care. It raises the standard of education that contributes to the health & welfare of the society.

It is the first college of optometry to provide a UGC recognised degree in optometric science in India. It is a constituent unit of Dr. DY Patil university (deemed university), Pimpri, Pune. The faculties have attended various national & international seminars in the last 5 years. It has worked with NGO’s & children with special needs.

It has various sister institutes viz. a medical college, a dental college & hospital, a nursing college, a physiotherapy college, a biotechnology & bioinformatics institute & a Global business school.

Facts and Figures of Dr DY Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences -

Establishment Year


Accredited By

NAAC with A Grade


Dr. D.Y.Patil

Reference books in the library


Monthly magazines in the library


No. of computers

2 (1 desktop & 1 laptop)

No. of laser printer


No. of LCD projector


Why to Join Dr DY Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences?

  • Features- Slit Lamp examination on chair unit, Autoperimetry, Laser Capsulotomy, Laser Pan Retinal Photocoagulation, Auto-Refractometry, Cataract Surgery by Advanced Phacoemulsification etc. are the main features.
  • Participation- The teachers have participated in various personality development, public-speaking & research methodology. The other activities include class quiz, poster presentation, live exhibitions, inter-college quiz, eye screening camp, guest lectures & industry visits.
  • Infrastructure- The classrooms are well-furnished & laboratories are spacious. The other facilities include the central library. Hostel accommodation is available.