5 years 6 months
Fee (Tentative)NPR 4,595,720

Entrance Exams

Karnali Academy of Health Sciences  (KAHS) offers 20 seats in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). Established with an aim to produce qualified medical professionals who can contribute efficiently to the rural health sector of Karnali region, KAHS started the MBBS course from 2021. The degree program is a five and a half year program with one year of compulsory internship. First two years of the program covers basic medical science and only later focuses on specialization and advanced training. The standards and criteria of the course is determined by the Nepal Medical Council.


  • Must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized educational institution and passed with a minimum of 50 percent or 2.4 CGPA in the proficiency certificate level or Grade 12 Science group.


  • Students from A-level or other similar programs with different grading systems should have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects and passed with a minimum of 50 percent or 2.4 CGPA.


  • Proficiency Certificate or Diploma in Health Science (General Medicine or Medical Lab Technology or Ophthalmic Science or Dental Science or Pharmacy or Radiography or Ayurveda or Physiotherapy) with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate and passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from the National Examination Board Must have obtained at least 50% or 2.4 CGPA marks and have obtained the equivalence of Grade 12th Science group and should be registered in the respective council.

Admission Criteria

Provisions for Admission Process

  1. In order to pass the integrated admission process, a minimum of 50 percentile 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 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

Sub-Sections (4), (6), and (7) of Section 17 of the National Medical Education Act, 2018 and Section 20 of the National Medical Education Regulations 2020 has outlined this process about MBBS Scholarships in Nepal. For details visit: 

Medical Education Scholarships Provision of the Government of Nepal

MBBS Scholarships Seats in Nepal

Entrance Examination Format

The entrance examination format for enrollment in the MBBS program of Karnali Academy of Health Sciences (KAHS) is MECEE-BL.  Read more about MECEE-BL here.