MS Ophthalmology - Kathmandu University

Kathmandu University

Medicine and Health Care

3 year(s)

MS Ophthalmology is a three year post graduate program run by Kathmandu University. M.S. in Ophthalmology is a postgraduate course in medicine that involves an advanced study of the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An Ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. The curriculum includes components such as Orbital and Ocular Anatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Ocular Physiology, Ocular Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology in relation to Ocular Immunology.

The course essentially aims to equip students with:

  • a strong scientific understanding of the fundamentals of ophthalmology through a combination of mentoring and didactic education
  • clinical skills in all sub-specialties of ophthalmology
  • broad surgical experience in the discipline
  • skills to write literature reviews
  • critical thinking skills to make informed patient care decisions
  • a thorough comprehension of ethical, legal, and moral issues required in eye care and medical care
  • fundamental business and managerial skills for a systems-based practice

Admission criteria

The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of entrance examination and interview ( As per KU Norms and Standards).

Salient features

Fee Structure of 2014 Batch for MS Ophthalmology

1. University fee: NRs. 1,31,000/- (to University at the time of admission)

2. First Year Tuition fee: NRs. 8,59,000/- (to University at the time of admission)

3. Second Year Tuition fee: NRs. 6,50,000/- (by the beginning of second year)

4. Third Year Tuition fee: NRs. 6,10,000/- (by the beginning of third year)

5. Total Fee: NRs. 22,50,000/-


Eligibility Criteria for MS Ophthalmology Kathmandu University

  1. MBBS or equivalent degree in modern medicine from an institution recognized by Kathmandu University and one year of clinical experience after obtaining MBBS degree by March 2013.
  2. Candidates holding Post-graduate diploma from an institution recognized by Kathmandu University will be eligible for that particular subject only.
  3. Registration with Nepal Medical Council.