Every candidate should satisfy the following criteria at the minimum, to be able to appear for the EYECET LATERAL ENTRY examination and provisional admission directly to Third year B-Optom.
Successfully completed a diploma course of minimum two years duration (after std. XII (Higher Secondary – HSC) with Science) in Optometry, Ophthalmic techniques, Refraction, Orthoptics, Ophthalmic Assistance from an institute recognized by Indian Optometric Association and Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University.
Successfully completed a Diploma course of minimum three years duration (after Std X (Secondary School Certificate – SSC) in Ophthalmic Techniques from an Institute recognized by Indian Optometric Association and Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University. The candidate should have worked in an Ophthalmic Clinic OR Optical establishment for a minimum period of one year after completion of the three years diploma course. He/she should produce a experience certificate from that Ophthalmic clinic or optical establishment giving details of work experience during that period.
The candidate must have secured minimum 40% marks in all subjects of the final qualifying examination for the diploma course.
The candidate should score more than 40% in EYECET Lateral Entry examination. The candidate who do nat secure more than 40% in EYECET Lateral Entry examination will be considered for admission to 2nd year B. Optometry course on Merit wise basis
The candidate should be over 19 years of age as on 31st Dec. of the year of the admission to the course.