Maharajgunj Medical Campus



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Maharajgunj Medical Campus (MC) at Maharajgunj, Kathmandu is one of the nine campuses of the Institute of Medicine (IoM). Since its upgradation to the status of a campus of IoM from the Auxiliary Health Workers' School in 1972, Maharajgunj Medical Campus has, during the span of just over two decades, played a significant role in conducting academic programmes for the development of different categories of Human Resources for Health (HRH) in Nepal. 

Of the twenty-nine academic programmes that the IoM runs to date, thirty four consisting of eighteen postgraduate, four undergraduate and three certificate programmes (about ninty percent of the educational activities of the IoM) are being conducted at MC. The programs offered by Maharajgunj Medical Campus are  BASLP, B.Sc MLT, B. Optometry, BDS, B. Pharmacy, BPH, B.Sc MIT, M.Phil Clinical Psychology, M.Sc. Clinical Biochemistry, M.Sc. Clinical Microbiology, MD Biochemistry, MD Clinical Pharmacology, MD Clinical Physiology, MD Dermatology, MD Forensic Medicine, MD Internal Medicine, MD Microbiology, MD Paediatrics, MD in Anesthesiology, MD in General Practice, MD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MD in Ophthalmology, MD in Pathology, MD in Psychiatry, MD in Radiodiagnosis, MDS Orthodontics, MS Clinical Anatomy, MS in Clinical Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, MS in General Surgery, MS in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, MSc Medical Imaging Technology, Master in Public Health (MPH) and Master of Public Health Nutrition (MPHN).

In its endeavor to create competent and diverse Human Resources for Health. HRH, ranging from a Primary health Care worker to a Medical Specialist for rendering primary to tertiary health care in the country. MC has indeed taken a long stride in the field of medical education in Nepal.

The establishment of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in 1983 near to MC premise, made the fact very clear imparting medical education does require a teaching hospital for facilitating teaching-learning activities effectively. With the establishment of TUTH, MC acquired the full status of the First Medical School in Nepal. Since then, MC not only became responsible for imparting medical education but also started to provide tertiary health care to all those coming to THTH. The faculty of medicine here played a dual role- that of a medical teacher and a medical specialist.

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Offering Courses (34)

Salient features

  1. Number of Hospital Beds:900

Admission guidelines

A. Selection Criteria: 

  • Students must have passed entrance examination held by IOM, open house/online counseling on merit basis for admission.

B. Eligibility:

For MD/MS/MDS programs:

  • MBBS or equivalent with 1 year compulsory rotatory internship, Registration in the Concerned Medical Council and one year work experience in a hospital recognized by the Nepal Government. (work  experience not required for MD GP)

For BASLP, B.Sc MLT, B. Optometry, BDS, B. Pharmacy, BPH, B.Sc MIT programs:

  • Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with at least 'C' Grade in all subjects and biology as a major subject.

For M.Phil in Clinical Psychology:

  • Students must have passed Masters in Clinical psychology from a recognized University.

For other Graduate programs:

  • Students must have passed Bachelor Degree or equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Work experience is also needed to enroll in some graduate programs offered by IOM. 

Scholarship information

Scholarships Seats allocation in Maharajgunj Medical Campus for Bachelor level programs

Program Name

Total Seats




TU IOM Faculty/Staffs Children










Bachelor of Optometry (B. Optm)







Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)





Bachelor of Public Health (BPH)


Health Science Group-14
Bio Group-16

Health Science Group-6
Bio Group-4



Health Lab Group -5

Bio Group-3

Health Lab Group -1

Bio Group-1

Bio Group-1



Health Science Radiography Group-3

Bio Group-3

Health Science Radiography Group-1

Bio Group-2

Bio Group-1

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Maharajgunj, Kathmandu