Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - BPKIHS

Nepal Medical Council


Medicine and Health Care

5 year(s)6 month(s)

The MBBS program of BPKIHS started in 1994,is recognized by Medical Council of Nepal, India and Sri-Lanka. It is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools published by the WHO.

The Curricula of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences is designed to produce caring, community oriented, conscientious & communicative doctors best suited to work in Nepal.

A total of one hundred fiftEEN (115) seats in MBBS program is available divided in different schemes for Nepalese and other nationals.

Advice to Parents and Applicants:

Studying MBBS is very difficult and only those with genuine interest and the willingness to work extremely hard should attempt to study. Both candidates and parents are advised against choosing these subjects without proper thought.

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Admission criteria


Entrance Examination is common for all schemes of MBBS and BDS programs. It will be conducted by BPKIHS in different centres of Dharan and Biratnagar. The confirmed centre of examination will be indicated in the Admit Card.

a) Structure of The Examination

The Entrance Examination for all schemes comprises of multiple choice questions in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English, Introduction to Health, Aptitude for Medicine/Dentistry and General Knowledge.

The Entrance Examination will be of 3½ hours duration and will have one paper consisting of 200 Multiple Choice Questions. The language of the question paper will be English. The distribution of marks will be as follows:

Subject Marks

Physics 50

Chemistry 50

Biology 50

English, Introduction to Health, Aptitude

for Medical/Dental and General Knowledge 50

Total 200

The general standard of the Entrance Examination will be that of the Intermediate Science, 12th class under the 10+2 system or an equivalent examination of Higher Secondary Council. No syllabus for the examination has been specific

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Salient features

Fee Structure

  • Under Heavily Subsidized Tuition Fee Scheme (HSTFS): Rs. 7,000 per month i.e. Rs. 4,20,000
  • Under Partially Subsidized Tuition Fee Scheme (PSTFS): Candidates selected under this scheme should pay tuition fees Rs 36,00,000/- in MBBS course.
  • Under Full Tuition Fee Scheme: The total tuition fees for the course period for candidate from FTFS category for MBBS program is US$65,000



Candidates who:

i. have passed I.Sc., class XII examination of the 10+2 system, or its equivalent Higher Secondary Council, with Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English as their major subjects and obtained at least 50% marks in the aggregate in these subjects; and

ii. are at least 17 years of age by the last date of submission of application are eligible to apply in the MBBS and/or BDS courses.

Note: For Nepali Candidates applying under FTFS (Non-SAARC) Category: Those residing in Non-SAARC Countries and who have fulfilled Criteria-(i) as above from the same country are eligible.

Eligibility for reserved seats under HSTFS:

a. Hill District Category:

Candidates from the following selected hill districts and who have studied and passed class 8, 9 and 10 from public schools situated in these districts are eligible for hill district category seats.

Selected Hill Districts:

Bajhang, Bajura, Darchula, Dolpa, Humla, Jajarkot, Jumla, Kalikot, Manang, Mugu, Mustang, Rukum, Solukhumbu.

b. Criteria for Dalit Group:

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