Certificate in General Medicine (or Health Assistant) program is 3 years program affiliated to CTEVT which aim to provide mid level health professionals who can assist the rural community in health care. According to CTEVT, 47 colleges are offering Proficiency Certificate in General Medicine (Health Assistant ; HA) program in Nepal with a total enrollment capacity of 1892.
General Medicine Graduate having established career goals and refined clinical competency can seek further education which will strengthen their professional image challenge their scholastic abilities and prepare them for undergrad school if desired.
The first year focuses on general basic science while the second and third year is purely applied science. There are field exposure hospital and emergency exposure for the students of General Medicine. After passing General Medicine one can independently work in any hospital nursing home and health institutions of government and non government sector.
Eligible candidates are required to submit photocopies of mark-sheets, certificates, etc.
The candidates are required to appear in a written entrance test, which will be followed by an interview.
The selection will be based on candidate's performance in the bachelor examination, the written test and the interview.
Secured at least grade C in C. Mathematics, C. English and C.Science in School leaving Certificate (SLC) examination from recognized academic institution and an average GPA of at least.
Those who completed General Medicine course can be eligible to sit in the entrance examination of Bachelor in Public Health (BPH) and other disciplines, but need to complete deficiency course of science conducted by Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) to be eligible for MBBS entrance examination.