Nepal is popularly symbolized across the globe, by the highest mountain in the world; Mount Everest. This small South Asian country ismbbs in nepal home to the world’s highest snowy mountains and an array of ethnic groups with vibrant cultures, religions, ancient history and languages. Nepal, a landlocked nation, situated between India and China, is one of a few countries in the world where such immense climatic and topographic diversity features so dramatically and is crammed into such a small geographical area.

History

The name of the country is mentioned in the Vedic texts. Scholars believe that the name of the country has derived its name from the Newar Kingdom. Monarchy is an integral part of the history of the country. From 18th century to 2008, Shah Dynasty ruled the country. In 2008, monarchy was ultimately abolished, and a democratic republic was established.

Geography

Two neighboring countries of the country are India and China. There are over 240 peaks in the country that are 20,000 feet above the sea level. The landmass of the country can be divided into three parts, the mountains or parbat, hills or pahad and terai.

 

Study MBBS in Nepal

MBBS course duration in Nepal is of five year and half years. Initial years are of theoretical classes and basic study of medical sciences and clinical study. In the last one year, students are required to go through the internship program in clinics of hospitals of the college or university. Such courses also offer options of recruiting the students on the completion of the course. Students who have passed the 10+2 with the science background are entitled to apply for the MBBS admission in Nepal.

To get the MBBS admission in Nepal, it is vital for the students to meet the certain stipulated criteria set by the medical universities/colleges. There will be no relaxation provided to the students in the context of eligibility. Nepal MBBS entrance exam for the students who would like to appear should meet the eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria to study MBBS in Nepal

  • Minimum age 17 years
  • The students must score minimum 50 % marks in their 10+2 examinations from a recognized board/university with the Physics, Chemistry, Biology and compulsory English.
  • Valid Indian Passport and no Visa required.
  • Valid MCI certificate.

MCI approved medical colleges in Nepal, the Supreme Court have ruled is Kathmandu University, Tribhuvan University, Patan Academy of Health Sciences and B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. All these universities have different medical colleges under them that provide MBBS courses to the students. Students are selected on the basis of the merit list. Scholarship Programs are also offered to the students.

Note: NEET Exam qualified students can take direct Admission in any Kathmandu Universities affiliated medical college MBBS course.

Why to Study MBBS in Nepal?

Nepal is a preferred location, especially for Indian students owing to a number of reasons. The quality education provided by these institutes, competitive fee structure, and less complicated documentation are among few reasons, for Indian students choosing this country for higher education. Moreover the food habits, culture and lifestyle is matched to a great deal with that of India. Unlike other countries, you do not require any Visa to study in this country. Many of the colleges are approved by the Medical Council of India and even curriculum of MBBS course is similar to that followed in Indian counterparts. Being an English and Hindi speaking region, Indian students find it easy to communicate with the people of this country.

Recognized Institution – Medical college

  • Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS)
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM)
  • B.P. Koirala Institute of Health and Sciences
  • Manipal College of Medical Sciences.
  • College of Medical Sciences
  • Nepal Medical College
  • Kathmandu Medical College
  • Nepalgunj Medical College
  • Universal College of Medical Science
  • Kathmandu University, School of Medical Sciences
  • National Medical College
  • Janaki Medical College
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS), Bir Hospital
  • Nobel Medical College
  • Kist Medical College
  • Lumbini Medical College & Research Center Pvt. Ltd.
  • Chitwan Medical College
  • Patan Academy of Health Sciences
  • Gandaki Medical College

Extended MBBS Program of Kathmandu University

  • Birat Medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Devdaha Medical College and Research Institute

Note: The above recognized college list taken from the website of Nepal Medical Council
http://www.nmc.org.np/recognized-institution/medical-college.html

Recognized Institution – Dental-college

  • Peoples Dental College
  • Kantipur Dental College
  • MB Kedia Dental College

Extended MBBS Program of Kathmandu University

  • Birat Medical College and Teaching Hospital
  • Devdaha Medical College and Research Institute

Note: The above Dental College list taken from Nepal Medical Council website.
http://www.nmc.org.np/recognized-institution/dental-college.html

List of MCI Approved Medical College in Nepal

https://mciindia.org/ActivitiWebClient/informationdesk/forStudentstoStudyAbroad

Hostel

Separate hostel accommodations are provided to boys and girls. These hostels are located within the campus. It is compulsory to stay in these hostels. Students have to pay the fee or hostel charges once for the four and half years. During internship, students can pay their hostel charges from the internship allowance that they get. Students are not allowed to change or shift hostel, once they are admitted to it. The hostel management is responsible for taking care of security of students, cleanliness, providing good canteen facilities and regular water and electricity immediately.

Transportation

Owing to the mountainous terrain, construction of the road is difficult and incurs huge expenses. Majority of the inhabitants of the country have to travel to reach the main roads. Aviation is the only resort for traveling within the country and overseas. Nepal has 47 airports with paved runways.

Food

Staple diet of Nepal is dal bhat. In the hostel and university canteens, students can avail Indian food also. Be it your choice of vegetarian food or non-vegetarian food, you can opt for both in these canteens.

Climate

There are five climatic zones in the country. The country enjoys five distinct seasons. Those are spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter. Terai region has tropical and subtropical climate.