MOU signed between Himalaya Eye Hospital and Pokhara University to launch initially Bachelor of Optometry (B. Optom.). From today, Himalaya Eye Hospital (HEH), Pokhara has been converted into Himalaya Eye Institute (HEI) (हिमालय नेत्र अध्ययन प्रतिस्थान) .
The entry requirement for a new student in B.Optom. is Higher Secondary Level (10+2 Science streams) Biology group or equivalent or Diploma in Health Sciences (Ophthalmology) or Certificate in Health Sciences (Ophthalmology) as recognized by Pokhara University with at least 50% marks. Besides the basic academic requirement, a common entrance examination will be held for all applicants.