Details About MBBS in Nepal

  • MBBS Fee: Rs. 55 lac
  • MCI Exam: Required
  • Duration: 4.5 Year
  • book icon Internship: 1 Year
  • Enrolled: 65 students
  • Language: English
  • 10+2 Marks: 50% PCB

About Nepal Short Details

Nepal, officially the federal Democratic Republic of Nepal is a landlocked central Himalayan Country in south Asia. It has a Population of 26.4 Million and is the 93rd largest country by area. Bordering china in the north and India in the South .east and west, it is the largest sovereign Himalayan State.

Modern Nepal is a federal secular parliamentary republic. It has seven states. Nepal is a developing nation, ranking 145th on the Human Development Index (HDI) in 2014.

Nepal at a Glance?
  • Location: Between India & the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the People‚Äôs Republic of China.
  • Area & Population: 147,181Sq.Kms & Approximately 22 Million
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Climate: Climate ranges from sub- tropical in the low lands to arctic higher altitudes.
  • National Bird & National Flower: Impean Pheasant (Danfe) & Rhododendron Arboreum (Lali Gurans)
  • National Festivals: Dashain, Tihar, Shivaratri, Nepali New Year (Baishak First),Tej,Chat etc.
  • People: Over 100 Ethnic Groups & 70Spoken Language
  • Political-System: Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

The territory of Nepal has a recorded history since the Neolithic age. The name Nepal is first recorded in texts from the Vedic Age, the era which founded Hinduism, the predominant religion of the country.In the middle of the first millennium BCE, Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born in southern Nepal since the 8th century.

Bachelor Of Medicine And Bachelor Of Surgery(MBBS Program)
Medical colleges in Nepal provide a four-and-a-half-years MBBS degree program in all the preclinical subjects and selected clinical subjects. The four and a half years MBBS course is divided into 9 semesters of 6 months each. Upon successful completion of the course, students will undergo a 1 year compulsory residential rotating internship. The medium of instruction is English.

MBBS Curriculium-Preclinical (Semesters I-IV)
The first and second years of instruction cover integrated preclinical Sciences, Community Medicine, Introduction to clinical Medicine and Medical Informatics. Preclinical Science includes Anatomy, Microbiology, Pathology, and Pharmacology & Physiology. These subjects are taught in and integrated manner and are incorporated into Community Medicine and introduction to clinical Medicine. Students gain clinical knowledge and problem solving skills. Medical informatics is integrated to provide computer expertise relevant to medical education.

At the end of the first year and second year there are university examinations on each of the above subjects. A student must complete all subjects of the practical sciences- first year MBBS within three from the date of admission & second year within four from the date of admission.

A student is required to pass all the preclinical subjects before he/she is allowed to be promoted to the clinical sciences (Semester V)

Clinical Sciences [Semester V-IX]
Clinical sciences include the subjects of forensic Medicine .Community Medicine, Ophthalmology {ENT} Medicine & Allied Subjects [Psychiatry, Dermatology, Radiology, Emergency Medicine &More], Obstertrics & Gynaecology , Paediatrics and other allied medical and surgical specialities & subspecialities.

The third year MBBS university examinations in Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine Ophtalmology are held at the end of the seventh semester. A student cannot be admitted to the ninth semester until he/she has passed all four subjects. At the end of nine semesters are the final MBBS university examinations in Medicine and Allied Subjects, Surgery and Allied Subjects, Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Paediatrics.

Clinical training is conducted at the Concerned Medical Teaching Hospital and Associated Local hospitals.

A system of continuous evaluation is followed through fortnightly tests. semester exams end-posting evaluation, seminars & problem based learning sessions. The continuous evaluation system has helped to achieve excellent results in the university examinations.

Teaching Methodology
The teaching program in preclinical consists of

  • Didactic classroom lectures
  • Practical’s
  • PBLs/Seminar
  • Community/Hospital visits

Fortnightly academic time tables are prepared, giving details of the teaching program with topics to be covered. These are put up well in advance. To support the integrated approach, seminars and PBLs are conducted every fortnight on important diseases/syndromes. This Gives the preclinical students a better clinical orientation of the systems being taught. Concurrent evaluation is done by fortnightly test, viva -voce, seminars and PBLs .Semester examinations are held at the end of each 5 months. The Teaching Program in Clinical Sciences consists of :

  • Didactic classroom lectures
  • Clinical/ Practical training in hospitals, wards/Community visits/Field training camp
  • Symposia/Seminar
  • Clinical meeting/Faculty talks/Guest Lectures

The above teaching sessions take an average of forty two hours/week, out of which there are 12 didactic lectures per week. The stress is mainly on Clinical/ Practical training. The Students are Periodically Assessed by conducting end posting clinical exams [Clinical and Viva], mid-Semester Exams and end-semester exams.

One Year of rotating internship is compulsory. The Kathmandu University and Nepal Medical Council have approved six different schemes for internship for student of different countries,as per the requirements of their medical council. Students do their internships in Nepal ,India ,Sri-Lanka, Australia, USA,UK and South Africa. Internship rules are subject to change as per the rules of themedical Coun

Nepal has been receiving much attention from international students who are looking to MBBS Admission in Nepal. Their medical institutions are fully equipped with all the required amenities to tech and share information concerning the medial science.

Currently there are four categories of MBBS College in Nepal-those are that affiliated with Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Universities, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Science and Patan academy of health science.

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a four and half year integrated program followed by a compulsory internship training of one year. Generally the MBBS program is divided into three parts. The first two years of study consists of basic medical science. These years also includes an introduction to clinical science. Over the next two and half years, students learn the principles and skills of clinical medicine by rotating through various medical specialties. The final one year consists of internship.

Reasons to choose MBBS/BDS in Nepal

  • Degree is Recognized by Medical Council of India(MCI) & Srilanka Medical Council(SMC)
  • Curriculum of Global Standard
  • WHO Enlisted Institutions
  • Affordable cost and fee can be paid in Installments
  • Qualified and Experienced teaching faculties
  • Friendly Environment with food & Culture similar to India & Srilanka
  • Colleges have own hospitals with good patient flow
  • Easy transportation from Srilanka
  • Many Indian students doctors have already passed from Nepal and working successfully
  • The MBBS degree awarded by TU/KU is formally recognized by all SAARC, Commonwealth & ASIAN countries and is reciprocally by Europe Asia Middle East, America, Australia and African continents.

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