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Scholarships to Study B. Optometry in Nepal​

Open From: March 19, 2023
Until: March 19, 2024
This scholarship/grant is closed.

​The government of Nepal allocates 70 seats for candidates who want to pursue a Bachelor's in Optometry in Nepal. In 2023, the government allocated 52 seats for students who wish to study B.Optometery in Nepal. ​

Available scholarship seats are divided into the general scholarship (55%, i.e., 29 seats) and the reservation scholarship (45%, i.e., 23 seats). In both categories, the candidates are selected purely based on merit within this cluster. 

For example, for the general scholarship, 29 highest-ranking students in the MECEE-BL for the B.Optom exam are chosen irrespective of gender, religion, and ethnicity. For reservation, the competition will be only among the eligible clusters of students in each sub-category. For example, 7 female students will be selected to study B.Optometry based on the merit list. 

Pokhara University, Tribhuvan University, and NAMS offer this program in Nepal through affiliated or constituent campuses. 

Get more information about B.Optometery programs and colleges offering these programs in Nepal by visiting the links given below: 

  1. Bachelor in Optometry (B Optom)-Tribhuvan University
  2. Bachelor in Optometry and Vision Science- National Academy of Medical Sciences
  3. Bachelor of Optometry- Pokhara University

The distribution of scholarships for the Bachelor in Optometry program is as follows: 

Total B.Optometry Scholarships seats

52

 

General Scholarship (55% of total scholarship)

 

29

 

Reservation Scholarship (45% of total scholarship)

 

23

 

Female (28%)

 

7

 

Dalit Female (3%)

 

1

 

Muslim Female (2%)

 

1

 

Dalit (9%)

 

2

 

Adibasi Janajati (15%)

 

3

 

Khas Arya (17%)

 

 

4

 

Madheshi (9%)

2

 

 

Madhesi Dalit (3%)

 

1

 

Tharu (4%)

 

1

 

Muslim (2%)

 

0

 

Pichhadiye Ko Kshetra (4%)

 

1

 

Apanga (2%)

 

0

 

Shahid Pariwar (2%)

 

0

 


  

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