MSc Clinical Microbiology

MSc Clinical Microbiology

3 years

Entrance Exams

  • Fee:NPR 731,500

Offering Colleges (1)

M.Sc. Clinical Microbiology is a 3 year program, under Institute of Medicine (IOM)-Tribhuvan University. Unlike M.Sc Microbiology program offered by Central Department of Microbiology, this program is of 3 years duration. 

This program is offered in Maharajgunj Medical Campus and other affiliated colleges under TU-IOM Such as Chitwan Medical College. Four seats are allocated to study M.Sc Clinical Microbiology in Maharajgunj Medical Campus. 


  • 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.


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

Admission Criteria

Selection for admission 

  • All Nepalese/Foreign students will have to appear in common entrance examination. 
  • Merit list for Nepalese/Foreign students will be published separately. 
  • Must secure a minimum of 50% marks in entrance examinations. 
  • Admission will be on merit basis in open house counseling wherever applicable.