Bachelor in Midwifery-Karnali Academy of Health Sciences - Karnali Academy of Health Sciences


Karnali Academy of Health Sciences

Nursing

4 year(s)


Bachelor in Midwifery has been started in Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) from the academic year 2075/76. 

Bachelor of Midwifery curriculum has been developed as per the policy and plan relating to human resources for health of government of Nepal for improving sexual reproductive maternal and neonatal and child health based on the changing development needs.

Bachelor in Midwifery curriculum is based on international confederation of midwife (ICM) global standard for midwifery education and Nepal Nursing Council 2016 Minimum requirement of Bachelor in Midwifery program.

Objectives of the Bachelor in Midwifery Program

Upon completion of the Bachelor in Midwifery program the graduate will be able to:

  • Provide care for women and childbearing families with respect for cultural diversity and also work to eliminate harmful practices within those same cultures.
  • Use up-to-date, evidence-based professional knowledge to maintain competence in safe midwifery practices in all environments and cultures.
  •  Act as effective role models of health promotion for women throughout their life cycle, for families and for other health professionals.
  • Promote and advocate for non-intervention in normal childbirth.
  •  Provide women with appropriate information and advice in a way that promotes participation and enhances informed decision-making.
  • Offer respectful, anticipatory and flexible care, which encompasses the needs of the woman, her newborn, family and community.
  • Empower women to assume responsibility for their health and for the health of their families.
  • Practice in collaboration and consultation with other health professionals to serve the needs of the woman, her newborn, family and community.
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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
0Option:Four options (A,B, C,D)
Number of questions: 200
Full marks: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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Salient features

Seats Available:10

  1. Full scholarship: 20% (2)
  2. Partial scholarship: 20% (2)
  3. Collaborative scholarship: 20% (2)
  4. Full Tuition Fee: 40% (3+1=4)

(Staff seat -1)

Structure of the examination

The entrance examination comprises of multiple choice questions in following subjects

The entrance examination will be three hours’ duration and will have one paper consisting of 150 objective type questions. The question paper will be in English. The distribution of mark will be as follows:

Subjects                                                           

Anatomy and physiology/Integrated sciences - 20 marks

Midwifery- 50 marks 

Medical/ Surgical Nursing- 15 marks 

Fundamentals of Nursing- 20 marks

Child health Nursing- 15 marks 

Mental health Nursing/ Behavioral science- 10 marks 

Community Health Nursing- 10 marks 

Leadership and Management- 10 marks        

Total- 150 marks 

The general standard of entrance examination will be that of the PCL Nursing.

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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.