Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNS) - Kathmandu University

Nepal Nursing Council

Kathmandu University


3 year(s)6 month(s)

The bachelor in nursing science program aim is to prepare competent graduate nurses who can work independently as a member of health team to provide preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative care, to teach in the different health institutions and conduct leadership role in various health care settings as well as in research activities.

Course Duration: 3 and half years

Admission criteria

  1. Entrance Examination + Interview for Nepali citizen
  2. Interview only for foreign candidates

The full marks for the Entrance Examination will be 100 and the duration of the examination will be of 2 hours. The pass mark is 40.

Application Form Submission Process and Deadline

The applicant must download the application form from and completed application form along with the photocopies of the mark sheet of S.L.C., documents of certificate level in nursing (mark sheets, character certificate and degree), citizenship certificate, Nepal Nursing Council registration certificate and bank voucher submit during office days.

Salient features

Fee Structure of Bachelor in Nursing Science (BNS) for 2014 Batch at KUSMS

  1. At Admission: NRs. 1,58,300/-
  2. Beginning of 2nd Year: NRs. 1,12,800/-
  3. Beginning of 3rd Year: NRs. 1,13,900/-
  4. Total Fee: NRs. 3,85,000/-

Hostel Fee : NRs. 2,000 per month (Only residential)


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Successfully completed 3 years certificate level of nursing from a recognized institution and should have secured an aggregate of 50% or more marks.
  2. Should have minimum of two years work experience (by 31 August 2011) after successful completion of the certificate nursing course.
  3. Physically and mentally fit.