Bachelor in Optometry Entrance Exam Syllabus


Undergraduate Common Entrance Examination Syllabus for B Optometry, BAMS, BSc MLT, BSc MIT, BPT, B Pharm

Published By: Medical Education Commission (MEC) Nepal

 A. Eligibility

a. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system


b. Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level in respective PCL program (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy) with at least 50% aggregate in total marks AND

c. Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program


B. Examination Format

a. Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions

b. Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)

c. Number of questions: 200

d. Full marks: 200

e. Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20

f. Duration: 3 hours


C. Weightage

S.N.| Content/Domain | Question

a. Zoology (40) 

1. Biology, origin and evolution of life- 4

2. General characteristics and classification of protozoa to chordata.- 8

3. Plasmodium, earthworm and frog,- 8

4. Human biology and human diseases- 14

5. Animal tissues- 4

6. Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology- 2


b. Botany (40)

7. Basic component of life and biodiversity- 11

8. Ecology and environment-5

9. Cell biology and genetics- 12

10. Anatomy and physiology- 7

11. Developmental and applied botany- 5


c. Chemistry (40)

12. General and physical chemistry- 15

13. Inorganic chemistry- 10

14. Organic chemistry- 15


d. Physics (40)

15. Mechanics- 9

16. Heat and thermodynamics- 5

17. Geometrical optics and physical optics- 5

18. Current electricity and magnetism- 7

19. Sound waves, electrostatics and capacitors- 5

20. Modern physics and nuclear physics- 5

21. Solid and semiconductor devices (electronics)- 2

22. Particle physics, source of energy and universe- 2


e. Contents from PCL level course of specific subject (20)

23. Contents from PCL/ diploma level course of specific subject – 20


f. Mental Agility Test (MAT) 20

24. Verbal reasoning- 5

25. Numerical reasoning – 5

26. Logical sequencing- 5

27. Spatial relation / Abstract reasoning- 5

 Total: 200

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For the test, there will be a single set of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) each worth one mark for a total of 200 full marks. Each question will have four possible options, with a single correct response. A single answer sheet will be provided to the candidate to response the correct answers.

1 Comment
  1. Niranjan Shrestha says

    When will the entrance exam be held??

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