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Nepal Medical College- Location



It is situated in Attarkhel of Gokernashwor Municipality, Kathmandu. It commands a panoramic view of Gokarna Park to the east, and Gokarneshwor temple lies to the north. The hospital is NMC is linked to various parts of the city by microbus services that ply from it at frequent intervals. Taxi services are also available.

Vision

The vision set by Nepal Medical College is to educate and train health professionals who are competent, caring and compassionate in the medical field. Doctors and Nurses who devoted to the medical profession; serve patients with a smile, show empathy and are NMCll versed in the preventive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of health. NMC aims to develop young and new minds that are curious about the latest developments in health, and who have the moral ethics to stand up for what is right.

This institution is the first Nepalese undertaking in the field of Medical Education in Nepal.

  • It is a self-sustainable institution that aims to make better medical education on a “global scale” as NMC as in Nepal.
  • NMC aims to provide state of the tertiary health care; as NMCll as the preventive, curative and community service at the primary level of health sector.
  • NMC aims to perform ethically relevant research to ground the knowledge of health and health facilities.
  • NMC also intend to impact research in the country through publications of own journal.
  • NMC aim is to become an institute of excellence in both clinical practice and academics of the health sector.

Nepal Medical College-The MBBS Program



Nepal Medical College offers a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program under the Kathmandu University. The core curriculum of MBBS for four and a half academic years comprises of basic medical sciences (IBMS), community medicine, forensic science, medical informatics, community-based learning skills and study of clinical aspect.

The curriculum includes problem-based learning (PBL), which is an initiative of Kathmandu University. NMC is at the forefront of this program. It has been adopted by various institutions globally. The PBL curriculum advocates integrated and standard teaching and learning process, which helps the student to think of the patient in a holistic and ethical manner. PBL has been introduced at the basic sciences level at present as per guideline of Kathmandu University. The PBL structure put the focus on the self-study of the student along with the development of critical thinking and teamwork skills. After passing the MBBS examination, one year of internship is compulsory at Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital. 

The rotating internship is a mandatory requirement to the licensing examination of the Nepal Medical Council. This examination must be cleared for eligibility to practice as a full-fledged medical doctor. NMC also runs a postgraduate program in various basic science faculties and clinical departments. The college has also started a super-speciality program in Nephrology and intends to do the same in other departments.

The MBBS Curriculum of Kathmandu University is based on the “SPICES” which is a conceptual framework and focuses on student-centred learning, problem based standard teaching and learning, community-based learning, elective study and stepwise approach to undergraduate medical education.

Nepal Medical College-Ranking

Nepal Medical College is one of the finest medical colleges in Nepal. based on collage infrastructure, academics program, exam results, Nepal medical Council result and recently conducted interview o medical student

Nepal Medical College is ranked on 8th position in Nepal. while listing the college only under Kathmandu Universities it is ranked for 3rd position.

Also, Check out the ranking of other Medical College at Top 10 Best Medical College in Nepal.

HOW TO GET ADMISSION IN NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE

Admission to the Medical Course

To be eligible for selection to the undergraduate medical course, a student should have:

  Completed 17 years of age

   Completed 10+2 or Intermediate of Science or equivalent course, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as major subjects and the student must have passed in all the subjects mentioned above, scoring not less than 50% of marks in the individual  subjects mentioned above and also must have obtained an aggregate of 50% of mark in overall.

OR

• student must have completed B.Sc. degree recognized by the university with one of these subjects  Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and student  should have scored at least  aggregate of 50% marks; provided such that candidate shall have passed their earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent ) with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as major subject.

Registration

Registration in Nepal Medical College is done for Kathmandu University as it of one of the affiliated medical college of KU. For this  student admitted to the course in the University’s Medical School or any of the affiliated medical colleges shall register with the University by paying the described  fee along with the application form for registration for the respective course, filled in and forwarded to the Kathmandu University through the Dean of the School or the Principal of the affiliated college within the valid date.

Selection

The selection of the student is done by:

a.   Kathmandu University Medical Test (KUMET) for Nepali Citizens followed by an interview under self-financing scheme.

b.  Foreign students are required to appear for the KUMET conducted by Kathmandu University. This will be followed by an interview.

c. For Indian student, NEET result is considered for applying for admission in KU affiliated college.

Also Read: Admission Process for Different Medical College In Nepal(TU/BPKIHS/PAHS).

Note: for admission in Kathmandu University

1.   Student who are the citizens of India must submit Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi for registration of MBBS application forms at NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE for the selection test by interview, failing which, the Student will be debarred from taking the selection test.

2.   Nomination from Government of Nepal, Ministry of Education for scholarship seats, which comprise 10% of the total admission number. Interview by NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE shall not be required for the Government nominated Student.

3.  The final approval for admission lies with K.U. A student will be deemed admitted after acquiring a registration number from K.U

Admission Procedure

Method of Selection of Student at NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE

 The students nominated by the Government of Nepal i.e. through MOE will be enrolled into the respective program without taking the college interview. The resident Nepalese students under the self-finance scheme must pass the KUMET (Examination of Kathmandu University) before applying to the college. Equity and equality for both the genders will be considered during the student selection process. For foreign students, a similar KUMET exam will be held followed by an interview.

Students selected by the Nepal Medical College Student Selection Committee will be forwarded to the Fiscal section of Nepal Medical college where the student must pay the required fees. If the student does not get themselves admitted to the MBBS program within the asked date alternate Student will be automatically selected from the waiting list in order of merit for that particular medical seat.

Fee Structure at Nepal Medical College

 Student Fee Categories As per the rules of the Government of Nepal and the norms and standard of Kathmandu University. On an average, each MBBS seats cost around Nrs. 45-48 lakhs.

The student is categorized in these groups for applying for respective Medical Seat.

1.  NEPALESE CITIZENS

2.  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  •  Non-resident Nepalese students
  •  Indian students (Citizens of India)
  •  SAARC Students (from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka Only).
  •  Other Countries

 Scholarship at Nepal Medical College

Nepal Medical College is a private medical college operating under Kathmandu University. The admission in medical at NMC is done by Kathmandu University. It doesn't have any scholarship seats of its own, however 10% of total medical seats for MBBS is provided for scholarship under the guideline of the Ministry of Education Nepal.

For more details about scholarship seats in Nepal for MBBS click here.

Nepal Medical College - Library



Nepal Medical College has a very good library facility housing over ten thousand volumes of books. Books are of reference and text categories of which only the textbooks can be borrowed as per the rules and regulations of Nepal Medical College Library. National and International Medical Journals belonging to Health sciences are also available in the library. Nepal Medical College Journal, which is the first Nepalese medical journal to be included in the MEDLINE and Index Medicus database (from 2003), is published on a quarterly basis which is also available. The library opens during college Hours. Internet, Wi-Fi, Medline, CD-ROM services are also available to make comprehensive study material for the student. Students are encouraged to make use of all the facilities available in the library. 

PRACTICAL BOOKS/LOG BOOKS

In order to help students, develop practical skills and clinical acumen, they are encouraged to use practical books/logbooks during the practical/clinical placements during the MBBS program. Nepal Medical College has published practical Books and Logbooks in respective subjects. All students after admission must buy respective practical books/ logbooks from the Nepal Medical College store section. 

FACULTY

  • Nepal Medical College faculty members are experienced and competent in their own areas of expertise. 
  • Nepal Medical College has very experienced faculty in all departments. 
  • The quality of education achieved at NMC is mainly due to the competencies of its faculty members.

Since living in the student hostels is compulsory, college transport facility is not available for students. However, while taking students to different hospitals for demonstration or health institutions for clinical/community placements during course period or for forensic medicine practical at Hospital, Nepal Medical College organize transport for the students. 

SPORTS

The present Nepal Medical College premise does not provide space for outdoor games; however, the hostel has provision for badminton and basketball. Some occasional sports meet is conducted by the student themselves. They are Intercollege as well as Intracollage. 

DAILY TIME TABLE

Sunday to Friday is working days with Saturday as a rest day. Daily academic activity starts at 9 am and extends to ¾ pm with a one-hour break in between for lunch. The medical profession needs dedicated members who work day and night in relation to health care. Medical students are encouraged to inculcate such habits of dedication and putting work above themself to develop into competent, NMC trained medical professionals are well functioning with the highest efficiency in the Medical field. 

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE

 For the overall development of medical students, participation in extra-curricular activities is encouraged at NMC. Participation in Health Camps organized by Nepal Medical College is encouraged. Inter Medical College scientific and health sciences related debates, seminars and talk programs meant for medical students form a means of developing communication skills, and widening the horizon of thinking that will provide opportunities for building one’s talents and skills. 

STUDENT HEALTH CARE SERVICE

Every student who gets admitted in the first year has to undergo a thorough health checkup after admission for which the individual must pay.

 

ABOUT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL



NMC has its own hospital (NMCTH). Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital provides all the facilities expected of a tertiary level hospital. NMC are expanding speciality services and now have diversified into super speciality services. NMC have a strong department with surgery with subspecialties in GI/ Urology/ Neuro Surgery/ Plastic/ Pediatric Surgery. To enhance these NMC have a strong Radiology Department with both a CT and an MRI. 

Nepal Medical College Urology services have also been expanded, providing most if not all levels of care. The ENT department has expanded its services and now provides endoscopic and head/neck surgery. Laparoscopic surgery has now become more advanced with a new range of services provided. NMC also have Plastic Surgery, which has done a lot of work in reconstructive surgery. 

Similarly, Cardiothoracic and Vascular surgery is another field NMC have developed. NMC is in the process of reconstructing our Obstetrics ward to meet the increased demands of delivery numbers. The Obstetrics and Gynecology department has also expanded into the field of laparoscopic surgery.

NMC has also started a new ICU, Operation Theater and Post-op complex to further meet the demands of the increased surgery specialities. The medical specialities have also increased with the introduction of Pulmonology. The Nephrology department has increased the number of hemodialysis facilities, and it also runs its own DM program, which will further enhance patient care. 

NMC also has a Medical Oncology Department now, which will be an asset in treating cancer patients. Paediatrics has been expanded with the introduction of subspecialty services, mostly gastroenterology and neonatology. NMC has a fully functioning neonatal ICU and have already started our pediatric ICU. The Dermatology department has introduced a whole range of new services, including LASERS. The hospital, on the whole, has expanded providing new facilities and developing infrastructure where necessary. NMC hopes to continue this momentum into the future to better serve the patients and the community.

 

SERVICES AT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL

NMCTH provide these services:

 Obstetrics & Gynecology

  •  Paediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Urology
  • Dermatology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Pulmonology Burn
  • and Plastic Surgery Neurosurgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Psychiatry
  • Nephrology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Immunization
  • Dental

 

SURGERY SERVICES AT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL

  • General Surgery
  • Urosurgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Cardio-Thoracic & Vascular Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES AT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL

  • Family Planning & Immunization
  • Clinic Nutritional Counseling
  • DOTS Service
  • Health Education
  • Adolescent Counseling

 

OTHER SERVICES AT NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING HOSPITAL

  • 24 hours Emergency
  • 64 slice CT Scan
  • Ultrasound X-ray
  • Physiotherapy
  • Hemodialysis
  • Holter Monitoring
  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • 24 Hour Ambulance
  • Paracytology/Hematology
  • Biochemistry Pathology
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • ICU/CCU/NICU
  • Electrocardiography
  • Tread Mill Test Endoscopy/Bronchoscopy

 

BDS at Nepal Medical College

Nepal Medical College began its medical academic program since the year 1997 with the initiation of the MBBS Program. It has been running postgraduate MD/MS programs in 19 disciplines.

Nepal Medical College has 750 beds where prospective medical students acquire clinical exposure in different branches of medicine. Since September 2011, Nepal Medical College has started the College of Dental Sciences & Hospital - Nepal Medical College (CODSH-NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE) for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) program. 

This is a 4½ academic program, with a 1-year compulsory rotary internship at the end of an academic course, consisting of high-class education taught in the form of lectures, pre-clinical and clinical postings at NMCTH. The course as a whole is a combination of Basic Medical Sciences and Clinical Dentistry with Practical and Laboratory skills development. CODSH-NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE is affiliated with Kathmandu University and recognized by the Nepal Medical Council.

 

Eligibility Criteria for BDS

Students should pass KUMET to be eligible for applying for the BDS Program in Nepal Medical College.

The eligibility criteria for BDS admission are as follows:

  • student must have completed the age of 17 years
  • The student should have completed 10+2 or Intermediate of Science or equivalent course, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as major subjects and they  must have passed in all the major subjects mentioned above, securing at least  50% of marks in the subjects mentioned above individually and student also have to obtain an aggregate of 50% overall in their respective course.

 Academic Session for BDS

Academic Session for BDS begins in the month of August/ September. Each academic year has two semesters consisting of teaching-learning activities with formative and summative examinations in between. Evaluation is done on the basis of the student’s performance in a whole year and on the basis of their performance in the formative, internal and University Examinations altogether student is promoted in next phase of BDS course.

 

NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSTEL FACILITIES

Hostel facilities are available for all CODSH-NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE students in the periphery of the College.



“Homely, worry-free” environment is essential to be able to concentrate in studies to acquire knowledge, skill and change in behaviour during their stay in the medical college. With the above objective Nepal Medical College has made it compulsory for all students to stay in the hostel. accommodation for boys and girls are managed in separate hostels within the locality of the hospital and college complex. This make easy for them to attend classes, hospital postings and the library even in situations of constraint. 

Students can communicate with their classmates and teachers in the department and can get guidance, suggestions and help from their seniors in academic and social affairs. Staying in the hostel allows the students to mix and interact with each other and creates an environment and concept of a “NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE Family”.

All the students who are admitted during the academic session along with their parents must commit that the student will stay in the hostel during the entire academic period. The students must make a one-time payment for the hostel. No one is allowed to change the room or hostel, and discontinue hostel stay after admission. The college management is not responsible for the students staying outside the hostel. A copy of the hostel rules is provided to the student staying in the hostel and the college expects them to go through it and follow the given rules and guidelines strictly. 

Any act against the rules will be dealt with disciplinary action. This might be asking for a written explanation for may even lead to suspension from the hostel and the college. Hostel Management will undertake to provide the basic minimum facilities to students occupying the rooms.

The college management is in the process of building its own mess for hostel students but till then the students can have food in the canteens run by private company having a contract with the college. These are also supervised by the college management from time to time.

ADVANTAGE OF RESIDING IN HOSTEL

  • The student has more time to study in the library, which has good facilities. This increase their efficiency in study.
  • Students can interact with their classmates and seniors to discuss their study-related problems.
  • The students residing in the hostel have more time to visit hospital going out of the regular clinical posting.
  • Student have more convenience to reach extra clinical lecture anytime anywhere in the hospital.
  • A student has more time to focus on their studies than regular life stuff which is faced by a student living outside of hostel on their own.
  • Most importantly, the student will learn the skill to live with discipline and more with professional bodies which will increase their self-confidence and make them able to learn more about After medical life. 

B.Sc. Nursing Program at Nepal Medical College

Nepal Medical College has started the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (B.Sc. Nursing Program) from August 2012, under the affiliation of Kathmandu University, with the purpose to prepare competent B.Sc. nurse graduates to perform independently or in collaboration with multidisciplinary health professional for providing the proper health care to individual, family, group and community.

These are coordinated by an experienced nursing professional, the four-year of B.Sc. nursing program serves to prepare academically and clinically sound nursing manpower who can fulfil the role and demand of care providers, managers, administrators, educators and researchers in different health institutions inside and outside the country.

Duration of the course for B.Sc. Nursing Program: four years

 
Eligibility Criteria for B.Sc. Nursing Program

 Student must have:

  • Completed their  intermediate of Science or 10+2 or equivalent course  with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as a major subject  and student  must  have secured an aggregate of 50% of mark or more marks in those subjects mentioned above  and a total aggregate of 50% or overall is also necessary for the student to be eligible for applying for B.Sc. Nursing Program
  • Student should be physically and mentally sound

 

Selection Criteria for B.Sc. Nursing Program at NMC

  • Entrance Examination: student must have scored at least 50% marks in the entrance exam conducted by Kathmandu University
  • Personal Interview will be conducted in the respective colleges to confirm student admission in B.Sc. Nursing Program
  • As per MOE Guideline for scholarship, 10% of the total number of admission seats are available for the Student nominated by the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal for the scholarship. Those students do not require to attend the interview conducted by Nepal Medical College.

Theory and Practical Hours for Clinical Study:

  • Students are required to do rotational shift duties: Morning, Evening and Night duty
  • Class will be from 8 am to 4 pm.
  • For Community course: It will be from 9 am to 4 pm
  • These time tables are tentative and can be changed anytime according to college need.

Nepal Medical College Contact Details

  • Nepal Medical CollegePvt. Ltd. (NEPAL MEDICAL COLLEGE)
  • Gokarneshwor Municipality Ward No. 08,
  • Jorpati Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Tel. +977- 01- 4911008
  • Fax +977- 01- 4912118
  • Nepal Medical College@Nepal Medical Collegeth.edu

Download the Prospectus of Nepal Medical College 

pdf source: NMC


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