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

Karnali Academy of Health Sciences


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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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:


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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  • Candidate must be a Nepali citizen.
  • Candidate who had completed PCL Nursing with one year of experience in different setting.
  • Candidate must have passed the entrance examination
  • Admission should be on the basis of merit list of the entrance examination
  • Registered in Nepal Nursing Council