There is mainly two universities- Tribhuvan University (TU) and the Kathmandu University (KU) providing affiliation to medical schools here in Nepal. The BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) and the Patan Academy of Health Science (PAHS) are autonomous institutions conducting MBBS courses. Currently, Nepal has 21 medical schools.
There are two ways of getting admission in Nepal. Through Common Medical Entrance conducted by MEC (Medical Education Commission)
• Foreign to appear in MECEE-BL (Student seeking for admission in any of the Government Medical College need to appear for this examination.)
• Foreign NOT to appear in MECEE-BL but passed National Level Medical Entrance Examination (Student who has qualified in NEET in previous year also need to write for this examination)
Student who wishes to study in Nepal in any of the Private Medical College can take direct admission if he/she has qualified in NEET with 50 percentiles in general category in 2023 session. NEET Score Above 117 There will be no consideration of other reservation categories even though it is valid in India.
Note: It is mandatory to apply for Medical Education Commission Application Form (Online) in due time whether student wants direct admission or through Common Entrance examination. (Note ONLY ONE FORM IS EXPECTED Don’t Will both The forms its will be rejected automatically)
It is expected that the application form will be published by 1st week of November, 2023 and be closed by 3rd week of December, 2023. It is mandatory for all the students seeking admission in Nepal to fill this form in given time by paying INR 5000 / (Application fee charge)
• The Government of Nepal has declared uniform fee structure of approx. USD 75000 USD for any Indian Student seeking admission either in Government or Private Medical Colleges in Nepal.
• The tuition fee is USD 75000 which will be payable in 03 equal installment in beginning of 1st, 2nd and 3rd year respectively. This fee is fixed for Government Medical Colleges but there will be Scholarship in Tuition fee in most of the Private medical colleges which depends upon NÉEt Score and time of booking of seats in respective college.
• This amount will be finalized in Indian Rupees for any private medical college and remains same till end of education.
• Apart from the tuition fee, there will be additional hostel, food, examination fees which vary from college to college.
• Many colleges have hidden cost which increase after student get enrolled so we should be careful while choosing the college
All the Medical Colleges of Nepal are approved by NMC. After successful completion of medicine course, student has to appear for EXIT /NEXT Exam.However, it has seen that students who completed their medical degree from Nepal can easily pass MCI in first/second attempt.
The total duration of course is 4.5 year of theory class plus 1-year internship in hospital. During the internship, Student will receive ‘Certificate of Provisional Registration as same like Nepalese student.
Despite Studying MBBS is Expensive Compared to Other Countries like China, Russia, Bangladesh, Ukraine, etc., every year hundreds of students come to Nepal to get admission in any of the medical colleges because of following reasons:
• MBBS Degree of Nepal is MCI & Worldwide Recognized and also listed IMED.
• Friendly Environment with Food & Culture similar to India
• Thousand of Indian Students have completed their degree from Nepal and are working successfully in India
• NMC similar kind of Curriculum are taught in Nepal
• Many Indian Faculties are working in medical colleges in Nepal
• During the Internship, student can easily communicate with the local patient since Hindi & English
• The trade Name of Medicine is almost common in Nepal & India
• The kind of Disease found in Nepal is common like in India
• Easy to travel. No visa or Passport is required
The Minimum Eligibility to get admission in any of the Medical College in Nepal is 50% Aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as Major subject.
Yes, the mess in the campus provides a variety of Indo-Nepali vegetarian/ Non- vegetarian foods.