Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelors
·
4 years
Get notified when enrollment starts?
  • Fee: NPR 750,000

An undergraduate degree in Public Health is for students who wish to pursue careers that impact populations' health and quality of life and the environments where they live. The course covers multiple aspects of health, including social, physical cultural, and political. The program aims to develop professional skills in obtaining, reviewing, and analyzing health information.

 BPH program helps to develop expertise in health care policy, projects, programs, and services.

 

Salient Features

  1. Student enrollment: 20 per year 
  2. Funding: 75% of the seats shall be funded by Provincial government of Bagmati Province. 
  3. Tutition fees: NRS 7.5 lakhs total. One third of total fee should be paid at the time of admission. 

Eligibility

Applicants with

  • The applicant must have passed 10+2 in Science stream (Biology Group) with at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and also an aggregate of 50% in total marks, OR
  • Secured C grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and also an aggregate of C grade in remaining subjects along with a minimum GPA of 2.4, OR, similar grades in certificate level (A-Level) programs.
  • Applicants with 50% aggregate marks in Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level/ Diploma in PCL programs.
  • Must have been registered in Nepal Health Professional Council.

Admission Criteria

Selection Criteria

  • Students will be selected on the basis of the merit list of the common entrance examination of the Medical Education Commission.
  • Student enrollment: 20 per year

Provisions for admission process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percent marks should be obtained.

  2. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer and marks will be deducted at the rate of 0.25 for each wrong answer.

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 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: 3hours

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.

Human biology and human diseases

14

5.

Animal tissues

4

6.

Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of zoology

2

b.

Botany

40

7.

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

 

Downloads

Syllabus for NHPC Licensing Examination of Bachelor of Public Health (BPH).pdf

Curricular Structure

Major subjects covered 

Public health, Epidemiology, Health system administration & management, Statistical application, Computer Application, Research in Health, Family health, Health promotion and education, Environmental health