School of Medical Sciences
Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences Nepal
KUSMS was established in 1994. Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS) is one of the nine schools of Kathmandu University that run a medical, nursing and allied health sciences program. KUSMS is a joint program of Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel Hospital. The main office of KUSMS is in the premises of Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital, Kavrepalanchok District, Nepal. Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Pokhara was the first medical college to be granted affiliation. Since then, KUSMS has granted affiliation to several medical colleges across the country.
KUSMS formally launched its own medical education programme, the MBBS programme, on 7 September 2001 in collaboration with Dhulikhel Hospital. There were 43 Nepalese students in the first class. The day is celebrated annually as KUSMS Day. Although the Faculty of Medicine is still widely known as KUMS both inside and outside the country, its name was changed to Kathmandu University Faculty of Medical Sciences (KUSMS) in 2006 in view of the fact that it not only trains medical students and postgraduates, but also operates nursing and allied health science programs.
KUSMS formally launched its own medical education programme, the MBBS programme, on 7 September 2001 in collaboration with Dhulikhel Hospital. There were 43 Nepalese students in the first class. The day is celebrated annually as KUSMS Day. Its name was changed to Kathmandu University Faculty of Medical Sciences (KUSMS) in 2006 in view of the fact that it not only trains medical students and postgraduates, but also operates nursing and allied health science programs.
The staff includes more than 100 doctors who teach medical subjects in Bengali or English. The mission of the university is "to provide quality education for leadership". The vision is "to become a world university dedicated to bringing knowledge and technology to the service of humanity".
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QUICK HIGHLIGHTS ABOUT KUSMS
|Location||B.P.Highway, Panauti 45209, Nepal|
|Recognition||NMC & WHO certified|
|Eligibility||Aggregate 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
|Course Duration||Including internship 6 years course|
- Minimum age 17 years.
- Should have minimum NEET score defined for MBBS abroad
- Should be medically fit to study MBBS
- Applicant should have secured minimum 50% marks in his 10+2 examinations from a government recognized board/university with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
- Class 10th and 12th Academic Papers
- Government approved birth certificate
- Evidence of your medical fitness
- Four clear passport size photographs
- Nationality Certificate/Aadhaar Card.
- Copy of valid passport
- NEET scorecard
- The university offers hostel facilities with basic board and facilities for both boys and girls with best security system at very reasonable charges.
- There are separate hostels for boys and girls. Students can choose their partners and who they want to share their room with.
- Each room has a separate toilet and there is one Almirah, table chair for study, with bed in the room.
Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences Fees Structure
|University||1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year||5th Year||6th Year||Total|
|KUSMS||5,60,000 INR||5,60,000 INR||5,60,000 INR||5,60,000 INR||5,60,000 INR||5,60,000 INR||33,60,000 INR|
Course Duration : 5.8 Years
1 USD = 75 INR
Hostel Fee : 600$ = 45000 INR Per Year (Approx)
Visa & Medical Insurance : 150$ = 11250 INR Per Year (Approx)
Why to choose KUSMS ?
- The university has many Indian teachers, staff and as India is a neighbor there are also many Indian students studying in the university.
- Pass ratio is too high compared to other universities in Nepal.
- Another advantage of MBBS at Dhulikhel Hospital Kathmandu University is the affordable tuition fees for medicines and also provides scholarships to students.
- The cost of living for university students is very less which even middle class Indian people can afford.
- Extreme documentation verification is not required to enter Nepal. Food, culture and many things are similar to Indian culture in college. So it is very easy for Indian students to adapt in the university environment.
- There are many advantages of doing MBBS at Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences. The university's MBBS resembles the same Indian pattern in all respects, making it easier for students from Indian territories to study.