National Board of Medical Specialties is established by Medical Education Commission Act and is among one of the directorates established in Medical Education Commission. As per the Act its objectives is to establish the competency based specialty and subspecialty programmes in the country utilizing the expertise available beyond the existing universities and academia to fulfill the dire need of the specialists in the country .
For this purpose, the National Board of Medical Specialties will identify the prospective institution and faculties for starting the academic programme. The institution and faculties will be accredited as per the standard set by Medical Education Commission and the specialty and subspecialty albeit superspecialty programmes will be skill based, supervised and will have innovative teaching-learning methodologies. It also includes the courses in ethics, communication skills, basic life support skills, research methodology, leadership skills, social community services and many more so that the prospective specialists are well acquainted in these aspects along with academic excellence.
The NBMS office is located within the premises of Medical Education Commission, prefab building, in a very pleasant environment of Sanothimi, Bhaktapur in midst of hub of Education Department.And it welcomes any queries related to NBMS.