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LV Prasad Eye Institute-(LVPEI), Hyderabad Admission 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process 

Last updated on August 13th, 2021 by Arunima Sethi

LV Prasad Eye Institute is an overall eye health facility. Its main campus is located in Hyderabad. LVPEI is a WHO-recognized Institute for the prevention of blindness and other eye-related issues. The institute offers training in human resources for all levels of ophthalmic personnel.

The institute provides courses like Diploma, PG Diploma, certification courses. The minimum Eligibility Criteria for these courses is graduation. It produces video admission on the merit list released by the Institute based on the qualifying exam.

In 2019, LVPEI was ranked #1 as the best Ophthalmology Hospital in all three genres. The college has not released any tentative dates for the admissions.

LVPEI Hyderabad Admission Dates 2021

Events Dates
Commencement of Application form To be notified
Last Date to Submit the form To be notified
Entrance Exam date To be notified
Release of Merit list To be notified
Counseling Schedule To be notified
Documents Verification To be notified

LVPEI Hyderabad Diploma Courses Admission Criteria 2021

LVPEI Hyderabad offers 1-year-long in 2 specializations. The diploma is offered in Eye Health Management and Community Eye Health. Candidates can apply online for the courses. The selection will be based on Merit in the qualifying exam.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduation from any recognized Board or university and interest in eye care management.

Selection Criteria

Selection of candidates is purely done based on the Merit List obtained in the qualifying exam.

LVPEI Hyderabad PG Diploma Admission Criteria 2021

LVPEI Hyderabad offers Post-graduate Diploma in Optometry and Vision Sciences with a duration of 1.6 years. The PG Diploma course is available in 10 specializations. Students can apply online on the official website by paying the application fee of INR 1000/-.

PG Diploma Specializations:

  1. Contact Lens and Anterior Segment
  2. Low Vision and Posterior Segment
  3. Binocular Vision, Orthoptics and Neuro-Optometry
  4. Ocularistry and Oculoplasty
  5. Visual Neuroscience
  6. Public Eye Health and Community Eye Care
  7. Ophthalmic Dispensing
  8. Eye Health Management
  9. Innovation and Technology
  10. Comprehensive Eye Examination Training

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum Eligibility Criteria required for the course is a 4- year Bachelor in Optometry degree.

Selection Criteria

Institute conducts a written qualifying exam for admission to this course. After the exam, the merit list is released by the admission authorities.

LVPEI Hyderabad Certification Courses Admission Criteria 2021

College also offers certification courses of 1 month, 2 weeks, and 6 weeks. The total fees for the course are INR 30,000-60,000/-.


  1. Community Eye Health
  2. Program Management & Evolution
  3. Eye Care and Community Based Rehabilitation of the Visually Impaired

Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for a 2-week certification course is candidates must be a graduate from any recognized Board or university.

Eligibility Criteria for 1 month and 6-weeks certification course is Aspirants must be graduate or 3 years of experience in eye care including:

  • Ophthalmologists
  • Optometrists/Vision Technicians/Nurses/other mid-level ophthalmic
  • Supervisors/Manager.

LVPEI Hyderabad Training Programs Admission Criteria 2021

Low Vision and Rehabilitation: LVPEI conducts training programs for Low Vision and Rehabilitation for eye care professionals. The program is designed in collaboration with Lighthouse International, New York.

This program includes

  • LAP: Low Vision Awareness Program
  • Short-term Observership Program In Low Vision Care

Clinical Support Training: LVPEI conducts Clinical training for the candidates. It includes Ophthalmic Nursing Assistant Training Program, Operation Theatres Technicians Training Program, and Vision Technician Course.

Clinical Internship In Optometry: Under this internship, LVPEI trains candidates for 13 months, after 1 month of pre-clinical training, each trainee is rotated through comprehensive clinics for practical-based training.

Clinical Internship In Ophthalmology: Training under this department is one of the flagship programs of the LVPEI. It offers training in various subcategories.

  • Cornea And Anterior segment
  • Cataract and Refractive Surgeries
  • Retina and Vitreous
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplasty and Ocular Oncology
  • Uveitis and Medical Retina
  • Strabismus Neuro and Pediatric Ophthalmology

It has four categories of training under it.

  • Long-term Fellowship-36 months training program
  • Short term Observership programs
  • Ophthalmology Residency Program
  • Short-term hands-on Training Programs
  • ICO Fellowship

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should have completed the third year of Optometry training from a recognized school.

Selection Criteria

Admissions are done on a merit basis through admission examination. The examination consists of a written test and a personal interview.

LVPEI Hyderabad Application Process

  • Application forms for admission are available on the official website of the institute.
  • Visit the official website of LVPEI.
  • Click on the application form
  • The application form will be open on the screen. Enter all the details correctly as asked in the form.
  • Upload all the relevant documents as asked in the form.
  • After filling the form, proceed to the next step of application fees payment. Fees can be paid through a Debit card, DD.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Documents Required

  • Printout of application form
  • Marksheets of 10th,12th, and all passing certificates.
  • Marksheet of graduation and all relevant documents.
  • Recent Passport Size Photograph
  • I’d proof.

LVPEI Hyderabad Admission FAQs

Ques: What are the application fees for the courses in LVPEI?

Last updated on August 13th, 2021

Ans: The application fees for all the courses offered in LVPEI are INR 1000.

Ques: Which are the popular streams in PG Diploma in Optometry and Vision Sciences courses?

Last updated on August 13th, 2021

Ans: Students usually Opt for Contact Lens and Anterior Segment and Low Vision and Posterior Segment specialization under this course as this course has a maximum no. of seats offered to the candidates.

Ques: Is there any course that is conducted online in LVPEI?

Last updated on August 13th, 2021

Ans: Yes, one or two diploma courses are conducted online, and the rest are all done on-campus only.

Ques: What are the facilities offered to the students of LVPEI?

Last updated on August 13th, 2021

Ans: Facilities for the students are Medical, Library, Computer Labs, Auditoriums, Cafeteria, Sports.