Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelors
·
4 years
  • Fee: NPR 750000

The BPH program aims to prepare professional public health specialists with the highest technical and managerial competence in district level health programs, including problem identification, planning, implementing, training, health education, and research.

Such specialists can serve in various types of positions at national, regional, zonal, district or local levels. They will be needed in various kinds of governmental or non-governmental health agencies, hospital, schools and institutions, other possible area of absorption may involve special responsibilities, e.g. working directly with local communities and individuals, working primarily with school teachers, administering health education services, and preparing health workers in public health fields.In general, the graduates of Bachelor of Public health program should be able to carry out the responsibilities designed for the district public health officer.

Salient Features

 

Eligibility

 

Must have passed Proficiency Certificate Level or 10+2 Science group and must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from a recognized educational institution with a minimum of 50% or a GPA of 2.4, 

OR,

Must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in A-Level and must have passed with an overall score of at least 50% marks or a GPA of 2.4, 

OR,

Must have passed Certificate of Health Science Proficiency Certificate/ Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurved, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and must have obtained an equivalence and be registered with the concerned council.

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 questionsOption: Four options (A,B, C,D)Number of questions: 200Full marks: 200Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20Duration: 3 hours

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

a.

Zoology

40

1.

Biology, origin, and evolution of life

4

2.

General characteristics and classification of protozoa to Chordata.

8

3.

Plasmodium, earthworm, and frog,

8

4.

Humanbiologyandhumandiseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

The basic component of life and biodiversity

11

8.

Ecology and environment

5

9.

Cell biology and genetics

12

10.

Anatomy and physiology

7

11.

Developmental and applied botany

5

c.

Chemistry

40

12.

General and physical chemistry

15

13.

Inorganic chemistry

10

14.

Organic chemistry

15

d.

Physics

40

15.

Mechanics

9

16.

Heat and thermodynamics

5

17.

Geometrical optics and physical optics

5

18.

Current electricity and magnetism

7

19.

Soundwaves, electrostatics, and capacitors

5

20.

Modern physics and nuclear physics

5

S.N.

Content/Domain

Question

21.

Solid and semiconductor devices (electronics)

2

22.

Particle physics, source of energy, and universe

2

e.

Pre-requisite Health Knowledge (Basic Concepts)

20

23.

Determinants of health and illness

5

24.

Communicable diseases including vector-borne diseases and zoonotic diseases

5

25.

Non-communicable diseases

3

26.

Water, sanitation, and hygiene(WASH)

2

27.

The basic concept of biostatistics, and epidemiology

5

f.

Mental Agility Test (MAT)

20

28.

Verbal reasoning

5

29.

Numerical reasoning

5

30.

Logical sequencing

5

31.

Spatial relation/Abstract reasoning

5

 

Total

200

Objectives of the Bachelor of Public Health Program of Purbanchal University

The objective of the Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) program is to produce competent graduates with advanced knowledge and practical skills necessary to deliver high-quality health services needed for the country. Specifically, the program entails the following objectives:

  • Provide advanced knowledge and practical skills in Public Health for graduates of certificate level programs in general medicine, nursing (Staff Nurse), and health sciences and for certificate graduates in science with biology
  • Develop required skills in designing, analyzing, and evaluating applied public health science research and management
  • Equip public health specialists with communication and group organization skills for promoting community participation in health and development activities ultimately leading to the individual and community self-reliance in health services and improvement in the health status of people
  • Enable public health professionals to deal with existing realities in district public health management issues, concern, and problems
  • Foster positive attitudes in health professionals and encourage them to provide more accessible and equitable Primary Health Care services for disadvantaged groups and communities
  • Develop the leadership capabilities of public health professionals in the management of Primary Health Care and District Level Public Health Programs
  • Enhance Vocational Competence of public health professionals through advanced education in health strategies, health promotion, and health programming