Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Nepal Medical Council

Patan Academy of Health Sciences

Medicine and Health Care

6 year(s)

Types of Seat/Category:

There are basically four categories of seats available for the PAHS MBBS Program:

  1. Full Scholarship
  2. Partial Scholarship
  3. Collaborative Scholarship
  4. Full Payment


As per the provision in the PAHS Act, at least 10% of the total seats of have been reserved for the applicants under the category of Female, Dalit, Adibasi/Janjati, Madhesi and Permanent Resident of Backward Region and Karnali. Out of which number of seats available is divided equally among one seat each category.

Also a seat has been reserved for a child of Faculty and Staff of PAHS including Hospital who stands best in the internal competition.

However, the applicants are subjected to score minimum score designated by PAHS in the Entrance Exam, failing in which the vacant number will be automatically fulfilled by the best candidate from the other categories.

Among the reserved quota, the selection will be done in merit basis

Mandatory Service Obligation:

  1. 4 years in Government/PAHS designated
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Admission criteria

Time of Admission

Patan Academy of Health Science issue admission notices from Major National Daily, eg. Kantipur on Falgun last (Mid-March). Application form has to be submitted within one month time period e.g. By the end of Chaitra.

Applications forms are generally available from the following centre

  1. Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lalitpur (Contact No. 01-5545153)
  2. Bheri Technical School, Nepalgunj and (Contact No. 081-522707)
  3. Koshi Health Institute, Biratnagar (Contact No. 021-528750)

forms should be submitted at the respective center where applicant opt to sit for the entrance exam with copies of all the required documents attested by ‘Notary Public’ and Bank voucher drawn upon the Laxmi Bank Branches (Account number ’00181040000455′). Students have to be present in person along with the original documents at the time of form submission.


The applicant must be a Nepalese Citizen.

The applicant must have completed 17 years of age and not exceeded forty (40) years on the last day of submission of application.

Must have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent qualifications recognized by Universities/ Board of Nepal with Physics, Chemistry, Biology (PCB) and having passed in each subject securing a minimum of 50% in PCB and also in aggregate


Must have completed Proficiency Certificate Level (PCL) in Health Sciences (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Dental Hygiene, Ophthalmic Science and Pharmacy) securing a minimum of 50% in PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) and also in aggregate with Nepal Health Professional Council, Level 2 (“ Kha”) registration (in the case of applicants who have done PCL in Pharmacy , registration should be with the Nepal Pharmacy Council).

* Additional Criteria for Candidates from Health Science Background Applicable from This Year (2017) -

Candidates from health science background must have passed “Bridge Course” from Higher Secondary Education Board/National Examination Board securing a minimum of 50% in PCB.

Curricular structure

Overview of PAHS MBBS Curriculum

The total duration of PAHS MBBS curriculum is six years. Different components of the curriculum along the six years are as follow:

Introductory course: 6 months

Basic Science course: 2 years

Clinical Course

  1. Junior Clinical Clerkship: 1.5 years
  2. Rural Rotation: 6 months
  3. Advanced Clinical Clerkship: 6 months

Internship: 6 Months

The six-month long Introductory Course is the foundation block for integration of medically relevant natural sciences, basic principles of community health sciences as well as learning important skills of communication. This course also includes learning concepts of ethics, professionalism and the basics of history taking and physical examination skills, as a parallel course of Introduction to Clinical Medicine (ICM) which also runs through the Basic Science Course.

During the two years long Basic Science Course, students are introduced to fundamental concepts about the structure and function of the human body in health and disease as well as the principles of using medicine to treat dis

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