Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing - Kathmandu University

B.Sc Nursing programme aims to prepare competent B.Sc. nurses to function independently in multidisciplinary health fields, to provide care to the needy people of the community regarding the preventive and rehabilitative aspects of health.

The graduates will be functioning in healing institutions as well as in education, research and administration fields.

Aim of the Program:

B.SC. Nursing program aims to prepare competent Bachelor of Science nurse graduate to function independently or in collaboration with multidisciplinary health team members in the care of individual, family, group and community regarding preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of health.

Graduates function on the basis of human healing process, holistic approach and PHC perspective in nursing practice, education, administration and research.

On completion of the course the graduates will be able to:

  • Work competently and collaboratively as a team member in different types of health organizations.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and health team members.
  • Participate in different health care settings providing competent nursing care to the individual, family and community.
  • Provide guidance and supervision for staff, students and other members of health team in working environment.
  • Utilise the scientific principles, knowledge and skill in planning nursing care as a team leader.
  • Identify the learning needs of staff, students and also the client, family and community, demonstrate the teaching skills accordingly in formal and informal settings.
  • Conduct and participates in research activities for the development of nursing profession as well as individual development.
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Admission criteria

  1. Entrance Examination + Interview for Nepali citizen
  2. Interview only for foreign candidates
  3. Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit by the School of Medical Sciences.
  4. Nomination from Government of Nepal.
  5. The full marks for the Entrance Examination will be 100 and the duration of the examination will be of 2 hours. The pass mark is 40.

Entrance Examination will be compulsory.

  1. The entrance examination will be including relevant questions on: Sciences (Chemistry, Physics and Biology)
  2. Full marks for the entrance examinations will be 100.
  3. Questions will be MCQ type
  4. The duration of the examination will be of 2 Hours.
  5. Successful candidates can apply to any of the institutions under Kathmandu University
  6. The interview for admission in affiliated colleges is done separately by the colleges according to their rules.

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Salient features

Fee Structure of 2014 Batch for B.Sc Nursing at KUSMS Dhulikhel:

1. At Admission: NRs. 3,17,000/-

2. Beginning of 2nd Year: NRs. 1,78,800/-

3. Beginning of 3nd Year: NRs. 1,80,400/-

4. Beginning of 4th Year: NRs. 1,82,900/-

5. Total Fee: NRs. 8,59,100/-

Hostel Fee: NRs. 2,000 per month (Only residential)

b. Affiliated Colleges: Candidates should contact the concerned colleges for Tuition and other fees.


To be eligible for selection to the Basic B.Sc. Nursing course, a candidate should have:

  1. Completed 17 years of age on or before the date of commencement of course. Completed intermediate of Science or 10+2 or equivalent with English, Mathematics, and Science (Chemistry, Physics, Biology) and should have secured an aggregate of 50% or more marks in English, Mathematics and any two of the science subjects mentioned above or minimum C+ grade in Physics, Chemistry and Biology separately and minimum C in other subjects 
  2. Physically and mentally fit.

Curricular structure

The Curriculum of B.Sc Nursing

First Year

Second Year

Integrated Health Science

Prenatal Care

Community Health Nursing

Natal Care

Fundamental of Nursing

Post Natal Care


Community Health Nursing II

Applied Computer Technology

Child Health Nursing

Professional Trends and Issues

Behavioral Science

Third Year

Fourth Year

Medical/Surgical Nursing I

Leadership Management

Medical/Surgical Nursing II

Research and Statistics

Educational Science

Health Economics

Mental Health

Specialty Course

Nursing Concept and Theories

Students are required to, upon the successful completion of their training; render their services to the institution for a stipulated period of time.

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