Master of Public Health (MPH) admissions open at Pokhara University

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Application form open: 2019-01-31

Application form close: 2019-02-28

Pokhara University

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Pokhara University, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Health and Allied Sciences announces admissions for Master of Public Health (MPH) programs 2075 BS for Scholarships as well as Paying Quota.

Currently there are two specialization, Health Promotion Education & Health Service Management. 

Total quota for the enrollment in paying quota has 39 seats and 6 scholarship seats.   


  • MPH in Health Promotion and Education: Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) degree or Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (PBN) degree or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSc N) or Post Graduate Diploma in Health Education degree from a recognized university/institution
  • MPH in Health Service Management: Bachelor degree in any health science field (Public Health, Nursing, Medicine, Laboratory Technology and Pharmacy)
  • Scoring of minimum CGPA 2.5 out of 4.00 (grading system) or 55% (percentage system) from schools/colleges of Pokhara University or recognized by Pokhara University
  • At least one year working experience after completion of bachelor degree in health related Government Organizations, NGOs/INGOs or teaching in CTEVT or university constituent or affiliated colleges in the field of public health, or health promotion/education or nursing or in the field of general health at recognized health service organization or at recognized health science teaching institute. Organizational goal and objectives along with job description of working post is needed in related credentials of working experience
  • Those candidates who apply for scholarship need to be eligible for scholarship criteria of Pokhara University.
  • Those candidates who apply for both the Paying and scholarship quaot need to submit separate form and fees.

Important activities and dates


Date and time

Application form distribution starts

February 4, 2019

Last date of application submission: (Application Distribution and Collection Center) - Paying

School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara-30, Kaski
 Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

Last  date of application submission: (Application Distribution and Collection Center) - Scholarship 

School of Health and Allied Sciences, Pokhara-30, Kaski
Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu

February 28, 2019

February 19, 2019

Entrance card distribution (Paying): 

Entrance card distribution (Scholarship):

March  3-4, 2019

February 22, 2019 Time: (8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Date  and time of Entrance Examination - Paying

Exam Center: School of Health and Allied Sciences, PU 
Nobel College, Sinamangal, Kathmandu 

Date  and time of Entrance Examination - Scholarship         

March 5, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

February 22, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

Date of Result Publication (Paying)

Date of Result Publication (Scholarship)

March 7, 2019 

February 24, 2019

Last Date of application submission for admission to the concerned School/College (Paying)

Last date of application (for the successful candidates)  to Faculty of Health Sciences, PU (Scholarship)

March 14, 2019

March 1, 2019

Documents to be submitted

  • Completely filled and duly signed application form.
  • Three copies of recent passport size photographs.
  • Self-attested copies of academic documents (mark sheet/transcript, character certificate) for SLC and above, along with migration certificate, council certificate and citizenship certificate.
  • Candidates who fail to submit all the documents by the deadline will not be allowed to attend entrance examination.
  • Applicant must bring the original copies of academic documents while submitting the application form for verification.
  • Certificate of work experience (along with organization’s vision, mission, goals/objectives/Activities)

Application and examination fee

  • Applicant should pay NRs. 100 (nonrefundable) for application form.
  • Applicant should pay NRs. 3000 (nonrefundable) as an entrance examination fee while submitting the application form.
  • Above mentioned amount should be deposited in the given bank accounts of FAC. OF HEALTH SCIENCES (PU);
  • Current Account Number – 7341052293252401 NIC ASIA BANK Ltd.               

Entrance syllabus

  1. Public Health Theory and Practice -10%,
  2. Basic Epidemiology -10%,
  3. Biostatistics and Demography -10%,
  4. Environmental and Occupational Health -10%,
  5. Reproductive and Family Health and Nutrition -10%,
  6. Behavioural Sciences -10%,
  7. Health Promotion and Education - 10%
  8. Health Research Methodology - 10%
  9. Health Service Management – 10%
  10. Epidemiology of Health Problems -10%

Total -150 Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

Question pattern and evaluation

  • There will be 150 multiple choice questions based on the syllabus mentioned above.
  • Evaluation will be based solely on entrance scores. If entrance score coincides, percentage score of highest academic qualification (Bachelor or equivalent) will be taken into account; if coincides still occurs, the score of highest academic qualification at lower (Intermediate or equivalent) and thereafter of SLC or equivalent will be considered.
  • The selection criteria of students will be on the basis of merit.
  • Admission committee will bear the sole responsibility if any controversies.
  • Duration of Examination: 3 hours


MPH Application form for Full Paying.pdf 

MPH Application Form for Scholarship.pdf

For details

Faculty of Health Sciences

Pokhara University

Lekhnath 12, Kaski, Tel: 061-561698

Liaison Office

Pokhara University

Ratopool, Kathmandu, Tel: 014486905

Admissions ongoing for (1)

Admissions ongoing in following Featured Colleges (2)

Nobel CollegeNobel CollegeSinamangal Kathmandu01-4110525, 01-4110590
Pokhara University School of Health and allied SciencesPokhara University School of Health and allied SciencesDhungepatan, Pokhara Kaski061-561698, 061-561697

Admissions ongoing in following Featured Colleges (2)