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B Sc Nursing in Nepal

B.Sc nursing in Nepal is a 4-year program and is available in different colleges affiliated to TribhuvanUniversity, Kathmandu University, Pokhara University and Purbanchal University. B.Sc Nursing is a more concrete and specialized study of nursing programme which helps intermediate level students with knowledge, skill and employment competency required to function efficiently, day in and day out in the health care industry.

B.Sc Nursing helps a certified candidate to secure a middle level or managerial level position in a teaching institution, hospitals as well as corporate.  B.sc nursing also proves ones illegibility for vacancy announcements in government sectors of Nepal.

 

Description

Tribhuvan University (TU), established in 1959, is the first University to conduct medical courses in Nepal. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) was established in 1972 under Tribhuvan University with the mandate and the responsibility of training all the categories of health manpower needed in the country.

Academic Year
Yearly
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for Tribhuvan university

i. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. 

OR 

ii. Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. AND

Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. AND

Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.

Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 

Fee structure

Paying: 7,82,318/-

Subsidized: 4,11,863/-

TU affiliated BSc. Nursing Colleges

From the academic year 2077/78, selection for scholarships in all constituent and affiliated medical colleges will be done by newly formed Medical Education Commission (MEC).

Seats available in different colleges in the Academic year 2076/2077 (i.e. previous academic year)

S.N

Colleges

Total Seats

  Full Paying

Scholarship

   1.

 Maharajgunj Nursing Campus (MNC, IOM),   Maharajgunj

40

30

10

   2.

Pokhara Nursing Campus, (PNC), Ranipauwa Rd, Pokhara

20

12 (Female)

2 (Male)

4 (Female)

1 (Male)

1(Bipanna Female)

   3.

Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences (NAIHS), Kathmandu

40

   

   4.

Universal College of Medical Science (UCMS), Bhairawa

34

27

3 (MOE)

   5.

National Medical College (NMC), Birgunj

30

27

3 (MOE)

   6.

Chitwan Medical College (CMC), Chitwan

40

36

4 (MOE)

   7.

Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences (MMIHS), Kathmandu

40

36

4 (MOE)

   9. 

Gandaki Medical College (GMC), Pokhara

34

31

3 (MOE)

10.  Janaki Medical College 20    

Total Seats

324

   
Description

As a precursor to the establishment of a University, a team dedicated people first established Kathmandu Valley Campus in 1985 to provide education in Intermediate of Science (I.Sc). The same team proposed the establishment of Kathmandu University. After thorough discussion on the proposal in the Parliament, Kathmandu University was granted by an Act of Parliament on December 11, 1991.

Kathmandu University School of medical Sciences(KUSMS) is an institution established in collaboration between Kathmandu University and Dhulikhel hospital. 

Academic Year
Semester
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for Kathmandu University

i. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. 

OR 

ii. Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. AND

Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. AND

Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.

Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 

Fee structure

About NRs. 10-14 Lakhs

KU Affiliated BSc. Nursing Colleges

From the academic year 2077/78, selection for scholarships in all constituent and affiliated medical colleges will be done by newly formed Medical Education Commission (MEC).

Seats available in different colleges in the Academic year 2076/2077 (i.e. previous academic year)

  S.N

                                Colleges 

  Total Seats

Full paying Seats

Scholarship Seats

   1.

 Kathmandu University of School of Medical  Sciences

 (KUSMS), Dhulikhel

         30

             29

     1 (MOE)

   2. 

College of Nursing, Scheer Memorial Hospital,

 (SMH) Banepa

         30            NA          NA

   3.

 Kathmandu Medical College

 (KMC), kathmandu

         30

             27

     3 (MOE)

   4.

 Nepal Medical College

 (NMC), Kathmandu

         30

              27

      3 (MOE)

   5.

 Manipal Medical College of Medical Science

 (MCOMS), Pokhara

         30

              N/A

        N/A

   6.

 Nobel Medical College

 (NMC), Biratnagar

         30

              N/A

        N/A

   7.

 College of Medical Sciences

 (COMS), Bharatpur

         30

              N/A

        N/A

   8

 Lumbini medical college

 (LMC), Palpa

         30

              N/A          N/A
                                          Total Seats                                
Description

College of Nursing, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is a pioneer Nursing Campus in Nepal. It was initiated in 1993 A.D. In 1996 first time in Nepal Four years Generic Bachelor Nursing Programme (B. Sc. Nursing) was started with intake of 20 students. At Present in BPKIHS there is 3 years M. Sc. Nursing in all five specialty (Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric, Community Health, Maternal Health, Child Health), which is unique in world. Besides M. Sc. Nursing there are 4 years B. Sc. Nursing, Bachelor in Nursing (BN) and Certificate Nursing Program.

Academic Year
Yearly / Semester
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for BPKIHS

i. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. 

OR 

ii. Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. AND

Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. AND

Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.

Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20
Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most probably be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 

Fee structure

Heavily Subsidized: About 4Lakhs

Partially Subsidized: About 10 Lakhs

The distribution of Seats at BPKIHS

From the academic year 2077/78, selection for scholarships in all constituent and affiliated medical colleges will be done by newly formed Medical Education Commission (MEC).

    Category

   BSc Nursing

  1. Heavily subsidized tuitions fee scheme(HSTFS)

      Open category

      Dalit

      Indigenous Nationalities (janajati)*

      Daughter of BPKIHSFaculty/Staff

             

            11

            1

            1

            1

  2. Partially subsidized tuition Fee Scheme(PSITFS)

           20

  3. Full tuition Fee Scheme (FTFS)*

            6

                      Total

            40

Description

The Patan Academy of health science is a public not for- profit tertiary academic institution dedicated to improving Nepal’s rural health by training health workers for rural Nepal. Patan Academy of Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Midwifery (Lalitpur Nursing Campus), has launched B.Sc Nursing from the academic year 2073/74.

Academic Year
Yearly
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for Patan Academy

i. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. 

OR 

ii. Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. AND

Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. AND

Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.

Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20
Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE).

Fee structure

N/A

The distribution of BSc. Nursing Seats at PAHS (Patan)

 

From the academic year 2077/78, selection for scholarships in all constituent and affiliated medical colleges will be done by newly formed Medical Education Commission (MEC).

Seats available in different colleges in the Academic year 2076/2077 (i.e. previous academic year)

        Category 

  Total Seats

  Full paying  Seats

 Scholarship        Seats

         No. of Seats

         40

           10            

16 (General)

14 (Reserved)

 

Description

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Purbanchal University aims to prepare professional nurses with the highest possible technical and managerial competence in respective levels of health programs including problem identification, planning, implementation, training, health education, evaluation and research.

Such graduates can serve in various types of positions at national, regional, zonal, district and international level. In general, the B.Sc. Nursing graduates should be able to carry out the responsibilities of various health institutions as a nursing officer/Faculty/basic level researcher and direct care provider.

Academic Year
Yearly
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for PU

i. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. 

OR 

ii. Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. AND

Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. AND

Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.

Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20
Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most probably be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE).

Fee structure

Ranges from 10-12 Lakhs

PU Affiliated BSc. Nursing Colleges

From the academic year 2077/78, selection for scholarships in all constituent and affiliated medical colleges will be done by newly formed Medical Education Commission (MEC).

Seats available in different colleges in the Academic year 2076/2077 (i.e. previous academic year)

                                              Colleges & Affiliations

               Seats
  Purbanchal University School of Health Sciences                    40

  National Academy for Medical Science (NAMS), Baneshwor

                    20

  Nepal Institute of Health Science (NIHS, Stupa), Boudha

                    20

  Hope International College, Satdobato, Lalitpur

                  30

  Om Health Campus, Chabahil, Kathmandu

                    30

  Shree Medical and Technical College, Bharatpur, Chitwan

                   30

  Birat Medical College, Biratnagar

                    20

  Norvic Institute of Nursing Education

                    30

  Nagarik College of Health Science

                    20

  NPI Narayani Samudiyak Hospital, Bharatpur

                    20

  Everest College of Nursing, Baneshwor

                    20

  Hamro School of Nursing

                    30

  Noble Academy, Pokhara

                    20

                                                     Total                   330
Description

Pokhara University (PU or PoKU) was established in 1996 as Nepal's fifth university. Its central office is in Pokhara, Kaski district, Western Development Region. Along with Purbanchal University, Pokhara University was formed as part of the government's policy for improved access to higher education. The prime minister is the university chancellor and the minister for education is the pro-chancellor. The vice chancellor is the principal administrator of the university.

Academic Year
Semester
Program Duration
4 years
Eligibilty criteria for PoKU

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20
Entrance Exam Pattern

Question type: There will be 200 single best type of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).

Full Marks: 200

Pass Marks: 100

Cognitive Type: Recall: Understanding: Application- 30:50:20

Exam Duration: 3 Hours

Subject

Marks

             Physics

                                50

             Chemistry

                                50

             Zoology

                                40

             Botany

                                40

             MAT                                 20
Date of Entrance Exam
Medical Education Common Entrance Exam (MECEE) will most be held in the month of Falgun
Selection Procedure

Merit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 

Fee structure

About NRs 7-13 Lakhs

PoKU affiliated BSc. Nursing Colleges

 

 

   S.N

                            Colleges 

    Total Seats

 Full paying  Seats

 Scholarship  Seats

    1.

 Nobel College, Sinamangal

         40

         -

           -

                                      Total Seats          40           -            -