Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Kathmandu University

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a five and a half year long undergraduate course of Kathmandu University which includes one year compulsory internship. The Degree awarded is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS. The standards and criteria adopted in strict adherence to the requirements of Nepal Medical Council and Kathmandu University.

Ten Medical Colleges offers MBBS program in Nepal with affiliation from Kathmandu University.

The KU MBBS program has been divided into three parts: the first two years of study consists of basic medical sciences. These years also include an introduction to clinical sciences. Over the next two and half years, students learn the principles and skills of clinical medicine by rotating through various medical specialties. The final one year consists of internship.

Admission criteria

The Curriculum

Entrance Test for MBBS will be conducted as per the curriculum for MBBS Entrance Examination published by the Ministry of Education. Copy of the curriculum along with the model questions is printed, published and marketed by Janak Education Materials Centre Ltd., Sanothimi, Bhaktapur.

Download MBBS/BDS Entrance exam curriculum: MBBS BDS Entrance Curriculum from Ministry of Education Nepal.pdf

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

Modality of Admission

  1. Applicant who have successfully passed KUMET and meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria can take admission in any medical institution under Kathmandu University.
  2. Admission will be made on the basis of performance in the Entrance Test followed by interview. Interview will be taken by the concerned institution.
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Salient features

a. MBBS Fee at KUSMS Dhulikhel at 2014:

  1. At Admission: NRs. 17,16,800/-
  2. Beginning of 2nd Year: NRs. 6,77,000/-
  3. Beginning of 3rd Year: NRs.5,27,000/-
  4. Beginning of 4th Year: NRs. 3,77,200/-
  5. Total Fee: NRs. 32,98,070/-

Hostel Fee : NRs. 3000 per month (Only residential)

b. Affiliated Colleges:

Candidates should contact the concerned colleges for Tuition and other fees.


Completed 10+2 years of education or equivalent with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and not less than 50% of marks in each subjects of Physics, Chemistry and, Biology (PCB).


Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc. (Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute,

Kathmandu University and having minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and not less than 50% of marks in each subjects of Physics, Chemistry and, Biology (PCB).