For every medical aspirant in India, who desires to do post graduate in medicine, Nepal seems a feasible place to study MD or MS because few top branches are recognized by Medical Council of India. The Notification can be read at MCI official website.
Every year, thousands of successful medical practitioners, who completed the MBBS degree and one year in house training, apply for postgraduate study in India. However, very few become qualify to study MD or MS. Besides, Post Graduate Medical Admission rules and scenario have changed a lot. NEET is implemented in PG admissions too. All admissions are provided only through entrance exams. Eventually, many students fail to quality in NEET PG and fail to secure a seat in Post Graduate medical study.
Studying MD MS in Nepal, the neighboring country
Nepal is a beautiful country with rich culture, heritage and traditions. Located around the laps and majestic Himalayan ranges, it attract global travelers. Serene atmosphere, blissful climate, beautiful landscape and idyllic places makes Nepal a beautiful country. How about studying medical PG in Nepal?
Nepal offers high quality of education. Especially, when it comes to medical studies, Nepal focuses quality. The syllabus of MD MS in Nepal is very similar to the same regulated by the Medical Council of India.
Students need not worry about choosing to study MD MS in Nepal. The universities assure quality education. Besides, culture, lifestyle, religions, festivals, foods and habits mimic the Indians. The lifestyle appears similar to India. So, it doesn’t give an alienated feel to study in a different environment.
Both in terms of quality of education and comfortable education, Indian medical professionals with an objective to study MD or MS can choose Nepal as study abroad destination.
IOM, Nepal, PG Medical Application form available for admission to MD/MS courses in Nepal between 5th to 23rd March till midnight 12:00. The examination has been scheduled to be conducted on 30th March, 2019.
Kathmandu University PG Application form 2019: Applications are invited for admission to MD/MS/MDS/MSc (Nursing) programs from eligible candidates. Last date – 9th April. (**This university PG seat is not recognized by MCI). Click Here
Advantages of Getting Admission to MD MS in Nepal
- MCI Recognized seats
- Comfortable and pleasing weather
- Curriculum almost similar to MCI
- Indian students do not need visa or passport to study in Nepal
- Speaks both English and Hindi
- Quality education
- Economical living
- Nepal is very well connected to Indian borders UP, Bihar, and west Bengal by bus. By air direct flight is available from Lucknow, Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai etc.
Eligibility to Study MD MS in Nepal
- MBBS from any recognized university or any equivalent degree
- Completion of one year internship mandatory
- Should have registration with Medical Council in the respective country
MCI Recognized Institutes in Nepal
Although Nepal attracts a lot of international students to study medicine and healthcare degrees, Medical Council of India has authorized following colleges:
- Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu (Few MCI Recognized Seats left)
- B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu (Tribhuvan University)
Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu is a reputed medical and healthcare institute in Nepal, regulated by Tribhuvan University. The institute was established with the ultimate objective of providing training in all categories in the healthcare sector and health related manpower required in Nepal. It was established in the year 1972. Within a decade of establishment, the institute developed and built 12 campuses across the country. Among these, 3 campuses are located in Kathmandu and 9 campuses are located outside the valley of Kathmandu.
Admission procedure to MD MS in Nepal in Institute of Medicine, Kathmandu
Indian students study MD or MS in Nepal in Maharaj Ganj Medical Campus (Institute of Medicine), in Kathmandu Valley.
All admissions to this institute are selected purely based on merits.
- Qualifying in the entrance exam is mandatory
- No concession given to any students under any clause
You can get more information about the admission at www.iom.edu.np
Forms for the course will be available from 5th to 23rd March, 2019. As mentioned earlier, students need not worry about approval by Medical Council of India. These seats are approved by MCI. To know more information, you can visit here.
MD / MS Courses Offered
- MS – ENT
- MS – General Surgery
- MS – Orthopedics
- MD – Anesthesia
- MD – Radio Diagnosis
- MD – Dermatology
- MD – Internal Medicine
|SAARC Countries||Other Countries (Except SAARC)||Foreign Government Nominated Students|
|First Year||US $ 22,500||US $ 25,000||US $ 17,500|
|Second Year||US $ 11,250||US $ 12,500||US $ 8,750|
|Third Year||US $ 11,250||US $ 12,500||US $ 8,750|
|Total||US $ 45,000||US $ 50,000||US $ 35,000|
B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
BPKIHS, one of the reputed institutes in Nepal was established in the year 1993. In five years, the institute upgraded as Health Science University (autonomous). The university committed towards improving healthcare workforce, social development, focusing on research, and providing health care services.
The institute is named after the visionary leader of Nepal, Bisheshwar Prasad Koirala. BPKIHS institute envisaged a successful India – Nepal Co-operation. Health Ministers of both the countries have signed an agreement to establish BPKIHS.
All post graduates programs are started in the year 1999. All the PG medical degrees offered by this university are duly recognized by Nepal Medical Council and related medical councils.
Admission procedure to MD MS in Nepal BPKIHS
The university conducts entrance exam for MD and MS. Separate exams are conducted for Indian students. Admission is provided purely on the basis of merit, basis of the rank. Application form to entrance exam and admission is available in the month of March and April every year. The entrance exam is conducted in the month of May every year.
Nepal MD MS Application form
Re-Exam UPDATE– BKPHIS PG application form is available from 15th July to 1st August 2018. The Re-examination is scheduled to be conducted on 4th August 2018, Saturday, 09.30 am to 12.30 pm.
Apply online – http://entrance.bpkihs.edu
BPKIHS PG Important Dates-
- Application submission starts: 15th July 2018
- Last date to apply online: 1st August 2018
- Date & Time of Entrance exam: 4th August 2018, Saturday, 9.30AM to 12.30 PM
MD / MS Courses offered
THe institute offers MS and MD courses in anesthesiology, dermatovenerology, radiodiagnosis, pediatrics, psychiatry, orthopedics and clinical pharmacology.
- MS ENT
- MS General Surgery
- MS Orthopedics
- MS OBG
- MD Anesthesia
- MD Radiodiagnosis
- MD Dermatology
- MD General Medicine
- MD Pediatrics
- MD Psychiatry
- MD Pharmacology
Since the course curriculum is very similar to Indian medical system, Indian students can easily get admission to MD MS in Nepal. Cost of education is very low when compared with India.
The Junior Resident (International Candidates) shall pay the fees as follows:
So, students can get their second chance from Nepal to study MD / MS in Nepal in the recognized universities. Don’t worry, doing MD MS in Nepal is MCI authorized under certain regulations. So, the doctors who could not secure a seat to join PG in India can choose to join Nepal.
Admission Guidance and Terms & Condition:
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