MSc Clinical Biochemistry

MSc Clinical Biochemistry

3 years

Entrance Exams

  • Fee:NPR 731,500

M. Sc. Clinical Biochemistry, an advanced three years graduate course in the field of Laboratory Medicine under Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine. The scope of molecular diagnostics in laboratory medicine has expanded exponentially and clinical biochemistry has great demand in medical laboratory profession to maintain and upgrade the technical expertise and consultative skills of professionals. Thus, there is emerging scope of clinical biochemistry experts in health laboratory services, as well as in academic and research field in Nepal and worldwide to strengthen health laboratory practices.


  • To develop graduate expertise in clinical biochemistry and laboratory medicine for the management of health laboratory services
  • To carryout quality research and contribute in innovation and provide high quality medical laboratory services
  • To enhance the medical education system by training quality of laboratory services and management through evidence based practices.
  • To serve the society by providing health care and academic services in the discipline of clinical biochemistry as a vital part of laboratory diagnosis.
  • To promote personnel’s advancement to strengthen health policies and practices in clinical biochemistry and laboratory medicine.
  • To strengthen the Total Laboratory Quality Management System recommended by MoHP Nepal and WHO.
  • To strengthen and ensure national health strategies and health securities through high quality laboratory diagnostic services.

Salient Features

Academic/Administrative rules and regulations for PG Students / Residents

  1. The P.G. students will go through a full time residential training.
  2. Must obey the rules and regulations of IOM
  3. A total of two week leave is permitted in one year in hospital based clinical/para-clinical programs (MD/MS, MDS and MD Ayurveda)
  4. In other P.G. programs vacation/leave will be as per T.U. regulation.
  5. All P.G. programs are strictly non-practicing; therefore PG Students/Residents are prohibited to undertake private practice of any kind or any other private assignment.
  6. All clinical programs (MD/MS, MDS and MD Ayurveda) will have three months community-based teaching - learning as per Nepal Medical Council’s requirement.
  7. As per Ministry of Health & Population directives, all clinical program candidates will have to serve for one year at a place assigned by the government after completion of the course. This applies to only Nepalese candidates.


  • Bachelor's degree in related subjects or B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology or BMLT or B.Sc. Laboratory Medicine, MBBS/BDS or its equivalent.
  • Registered in respective professional council
  • Candidates should score a minimum of 50% marks (Pass marks) in the Entrance Examination conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list.

Exam format

  • Single best response type with Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Four options (A,B,C,D).
  • No. of questions: 200
  • Recall: Understanding: Application: 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break (To be allowed only after an hour).


S.No. Subjects Marks
1 Biochemistry 50
2 Microbiology 50
3 Hematology 20
4 Histopathology 12
5 Cytopathology 8
6 General Pathology 10
7 Anatomy 14
8 Physiology 16
9 Basic Pharmacology 8
10 Biostatistics and Research Methodology 12
Total   200