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 In Nepal, Two Universities and two deemed university

offers undergraduate medical education (MBBS program).

 Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University offers

MBBS program via their constitutent and affiliated
Medical colleges.

 Whereas BPKIHS and PAHS are running their inhouse

MBBS program (i.e. they make their own curriculum,
have their own independent syllabus, entrance
examination and examination patterns.)
• MBBS TU [Tribhuvan University]
• MBBS KU [Kathmandu University]
• MBBS PAHS [Patan Academy of Health
• MBBS BPKIHS [B.P. Koirala Institute of Health
• MBBS Quota: MBBS program was started in
Nepal in 1978 enrolling 22 students. Now
every year more than 2100 students get enroll
for the MBBS degree.
The distribution of total quota is as follows.

 Patan Academy of Health Sciences School of Medicine: 60

 BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS): 120

 Colleges under Tribhuvan University and MBBS quota:

 Total Medical Colleges affiliated with Tribhuvan University- Eight (8)

 Enrollment capacity for TU MBBS all over Nepal: 851

 Maharajgunj medical campus 60

 Chitwan Medical College 140

 Gandaki Medical College 75

 Kist Medical College 135

 NAIHS College of Medicine 150

 National Medical College 125

 Universal College of Medical Sciences and Teaching Hospital 135

 Janaki Medical College (Zero seat)

Colleges Under Kathmandu University:
Total Medical Colleges affiliated with Kathmandu University- Eight

• Enrollment capacity for KU MBBS all over Nepal:> 1100.

- Kathmandu University School of Medical Science -75 seats
- Manipal College of Medical Science-150 seats
- Kathmandu Medical College-150 seats
- College of Medical Sciences-150 seats
- Nobel Medical College-150 seats
- Nepal Medical College-150 seats
- Nepalgunj Medical College-150 seats
- Birat Medical College (Seats-Not available)
- Lumbini Medical College-100 seats

• Devdaha Medical College (Seats-Not available)

 Postgraduate Medical Degrees

 The award of Postgraduate degrees shall include

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) and Master of Surgery
(M.S.) in the related specialty of medical science.

 The award of the degree by different

Universities / Institutions / Academy throughout
the country should remain the same.
The Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees
recognized by the Nepal Medical Council are
awarded in the following

Specialties: 10. Pathology

1. Anaesthesiology 11. Pediatrics
2. Biochemistry 12. Pharmacology
3. Community Medicine
13. Physiology
4. Dermatology
14. Psychiatry
5. Family Medicine / General Practice
6. Forensic Medicine 15. Radiation Therapy
7. Internal Medicine 16. Radio-diagnosis
8. Microbiology 17. Radio-oncology
9. Obstetrics & Gynecology * 18. Ophthalmology *
• In Obstetrics & Gynecology and Ophthalmology
the degree may be awarded as M.D. or M.S. As
via University / Institution / Academy rules and
Bed strength in Clinical Departments
A department to be recognized for postgraduate academic
program, shall have not less than 60 (sixty) beds each for
General Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and
Gynecology and Orthopedic departments, 30 (thirty) beds each
for other departments except

Dermatology which shall have a minimum of 10 (ten) beds as

most of the teaching learning in dermatology takes place in out
patient department.

The requirements of beds shall not be apply in case of Radiology,

Anesthesia and post graduates degree courses in basic and para
clinical departments.
For clinical departments having more than one
unit; each unit should have at least 30 (thirty)
beds in General Medicine, General Surgery,
Pediatrics, Obstetric and Gynecology and

In other department having more than one unit

Each unit should have at least 15 beds.
Bed Occupancy Rate

• For normal teaching learning of postgraduate

medical students, the patient occupancy rate
of the hospital bed in the concerned
department for concerned subject should not
be less than 70%.
History of Hospital in Nepal
The history of hospital service in Nepal starts
in the year 1889 with the establishment of Bir
Hospital, the oldest hospital now providing
general care to tertiary care to the people of

Bir hospital is the first teaching hospital for

compounders, dressers and later nurses
MBBS program was introduced in 1978 in

Institute of Medicine, it did not have its own

teaching hospital in beginning, so the clinical
teaching and learning activities were centered
in Bir and other hospitals in the valley
• With the support of Tribhuvan University
post graduate education was started in Bir
hospital and other hospitals in the valley
through Post Graduate Medical Education
Coordination Committee from 1994 AD.
Bir Hospital

was developed into the National Academy of

Medical Sciences (NAMS) on its glorious 114
years in 2002
 NAMS, along with 13 affiliated ----- since last 12

 The institution has 33 subjects of postgraduation

courses in MD / MS / MDS MCh / DM and two levels
of nursing education have been developed.

 The annual intake has increased from 46 to 93 in

postgraduate courses.
• The MD / MS / MDS training program
consists of a three years postgraduate
residential degree course in different
major subjects. It is a basic specialist
Training Programs.
Entry criteria for MD / MS / MDS program are as
 Candidates should have MBBS or equivalent degree
recognized by the Nepal Medical Council.

 Candidates should have a minimum of two years of work

experience in

 Government, University or other similar recognized hospitals

after temporary registration with Medical Council.

 Candidates should achieve minimum 50% marks in the

written MCQ type entrance examination. Selection of
candidates is based on the basis of merit list., Candidates
have to indicate their subjects of choice in the entrance form.
Entry criteria for DM / MCh program
are as follows.
 The candidate must possess a MBBS and
postgraduate MD / MS degree in specified
subject and 2 years of working experience.

He / she must have obtained at least 50% marks

in entrance examinations.

 The sponsored candidate must have no objection

letter from their concerned ministry / institution.
 University association or affiliation of the college:

 Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Pokhara, December 1994

Programs: MBBS, B.Sc. Nursing and MD / MS / M.Sc. (Medical)
more info: - http://www.manipal.edu.np

 College of Medical Sciences (COMS), Bharatpur, August 1996

Programs: MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. Nursing, BNS, MD / MS / M.Sc. (Medical) and
DM / M.Ch.
more info: - http://www.cmsnepal.edu.np

 Nepalgunj Medical College (NGMC), Chisapani, December 1997

Programs: MBBS and MD / MS / M.Sc. (Medical)
more info: - http://www.ngmc.edu.np

 Kathmandu Medical College (KMC), Kathmandu, December 1997

Programs: MBBS, B.Sc. Nursing, MD / MS / M.Sc. (Medical) and M.Ch.
more info: - http://www.kmc.edu.np
 Nepal Medical College (NMC), Kathmandu, December 1997
Programs: MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. Nursing, MD / MS / M.Sc. (Medical) and DM
more info: - http://www.nmcth.edu

 Scheer Memorial Hospital, College of Nursing (SMH), Banepa, August 2005

Program: B.Sc. Nursing
more info: - http://scheermemhosp.org

 Nobel Medical College (Nobel), Morang, February 2007

Programs: MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. Nursing and BNS
more info: - http://www.nobelmedicalcollege.com.np

 Kantipur Dental College (KDC), Kathmandu, November 2007

Programs: BDS
more info: - http://kantipurdental.edu.np

 Lumbini Medical College (LMC), Palpa, November 2008

Programs: MBBS and B.Sc. Nursing
more info: - http://www.lmc.edu.np
 National Institute of Neurolological And Allied Sciences (Neuro Hospital), Kathmandu,
December, 2008
Program: M.Ch. Neurosurgery
MD in Pediatric - National Academy
of Medical Sciences (NAMS)
• The training will primarily be based in Kanti
Children's Hospital and will also include
rotations in Maternity Hospital as well as in

Patan Hospital ------ 8
• MD in Obstetrics and Gynecology - Tribhuvan
University ----- 9

• http://edusanjal.com/course/faculty/medical-and-allied-sciences
• http://edusanjal.com/course/level/dm-mch-program?page=1