Bachelor of Midwifery (B.MID) - Kathmandu University


Kathmandu University

Nursing

4 year(s)


Midwifery is a health profession distinct from Nursing. Midwives provide skilled care to women during pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period, as well as care of the newborn; they also provide sexual and reproductive health care to women throughout their lives.

It has been globally acknowledged that a strong presence of professionally educated and skilled midwives, supported by their local health system to practice to their full set of competencies, results in significant decreases in maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality rates.

In recognition of this, and to meet the Sustainable Development Goal 3 (relating to good health and well being), the Nepal Government is supporting the UNFPA’s effort to develop the midwifery cadre. The Bachelor of Midwifery is a key component of this strategy and KUSMS is proud to be taking a leadership role in this, by being one of only two institutions in Nepal to offer this degree.


Admission criteria

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.

Candidates who have been successfully selected in the admission process will have to submit the following original and 1/1 photocopy of the following documents to the concerned educational institution at the time of admission.

  1. Certificate of qualification, Transcript and Character Certificate of 10+2 and SLC/SEE or Equivalent.

  2. Copy of Citizenship / Passport.

  3. Admit card of the Entrance Examination.

  4. Documents submitted for reservation.

  5. Certificate of Equivalence for the students with certificates from foreign institutions.

*Foreign candidates wishing to study in the vacated seat for foreign students must fill in the online application form mentioning the academic program of their choice within the time limit mentioned in this notice.

Provisions for Scholarships

As per Rule 20 of the National Medical Education Rules, 2077, out of the total scholarship seats to be awarded to the Government of Nepal at the undergraduate level, 55 percent of the seats will be distributed through open competition and 45 percent of the seats will be distributed on the basis of the following:

Female

33%

Dalit

9%

Aadibasi janajati

15%

Khas Aryan

17%

Madhesi

12%

Tharu

4%

Muslim

2%

Candidates from the Backward community

4%

Disabled

2%

Families of martyrs, families of disappeared persons, families of injured warriors, and conflict victims

2%

Examination Format

Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
Option:Four options (A,B, C,D)
Number of questions: 200
Fullmarks:200
Cognitive ratio:Recall:Understanding:Application-30:50:20
Duration:3 hours

Weightage

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Core Subjects

150

1.

Community health nursing

25

2.

Adultshealthnursing

25

3.

Child health nursing

25

4.

Midwifery and Gynaecological nursing

25

5.

Fundamental of nursing

20

6.

Leadership and management

20

7.

Behavior science and mental health

10

b.

Basic and Integrated Health Science applied to nursing

30

c.

Mental Agility Test(MAT)

20

8.

Verbal reasoning

5

9.

Numerical reasoning

5

10.

Logical sequencing

5

11.

Abstract reasoning/Spatialrelation

5

Total

200

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Eligibility

  • Proficiency Certificate Level/ Diploma in Nursing securing at least 50% aggregate in total marks. 
  • AND
  • Registered in Nepal Nursing Council.