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MBBS in Nepal ยป Medical Education in Nepal

In Nepal, medical studies start at undergraduate level. The program is of five and half years duration. There are three main medical bodies in Nepal:

  • Tribhuvan University (own college: Institute of Medicine- Maharajgunj, Affiliated colleges: National Medical College, Janaki Medical College, Universal College of Medical Sciences)
  • Kathmandu University (own college: Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), Affiliated colleges: Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu Medical College, Nepal Medical College, Nepalgunj Medical College, College of Medical Sciences, Nobel Medical College, Lumbini Medical College)
  • B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences.
  • Patan Academy of Health Sciences

The first two years of studies are called "Basic Sciences" followed by two and half years of "clinical sciences" and one year of internship. After the successful completion of this course, a student is awarded Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degree.

Medical colleges in Nepal are spread over various parts of the country.Most of these MedicalColleges in Nepal are in the private sector,although there are some government medical colleges too.Admission of local students to these medical colleges in Nepal is done generally through an entrance test. Howewer foreign students are admitted on the basis of their performance in a personal interview..Medical education in Nepal is regulated by the Medical Council of Nepal. Most of the Medical Universities,Colleges and Courses recognized by Medical Council of India,WHO and Medical Councils of other countries

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