About Kathmandu Medical College, Nepal

Kathmandu Medical College is the premier medical institute in Nepal that provides quality services and medical care for foreign students who want to pursue MBBS in Nepal. The institute offers online services to students by acquiring the drastic teaching experience of the faculty.

The institute has a teaching hospital that provides extensive training and internship programs for the students. Students will get live training in handling the patients during the course of study.

Kathmandu Medical College is affiliated to Kathmandu University that enables the undergraduates, postgraduates and specialists to become qualified and trained professionals. Medical graduates from the institute are eligible to apply for California Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) to become a certified specialist.

Kathmandu Medical College - Quick Overview 2022

Refer the table below for quick highlights about Kathmandu Medical College:

Intake for MBBS Course September
NEET Examination Yes, Required
Total Course Fees for 5.5 years Rs. 49.50 lakhs (approx)
Duration of MBBS Course 4.5 years (with 1-year rotational internship)
Medium of Teaching English language
Ranking Country – 2
World – 6455
Recognition of University Nepal Medical Council & NMC

Why Study MBBS at Kathmandu Medical College?

Here are the salient features of Kathmandu Medical College:

  • Language of instruction taught for the MBBS course is English. There will be no language barrier for the studying MBBS course at the institute.
  • Indian students don’t need to have a visa to study medicine at Kathmandu Medical College.
  • The institute has a huge library that contains the collection of textbooks, reference books, research journals that guide medical students.
  • Kathmandu Medical College organizes the student exchange program in affiliation with many countries like USA, Japan, Sweden, Australia etc.
  • The institute is listed in the world directory of medical schools and follows the US standard of education.

Kathmandu Medical College: MBBS Fee Structure 2022

The MBBS fees at Kathmandu Medical College can be pay in installments. The fee structure is as follows:

Particulars Fees in INR
At the Time of Admission INR 24,54,938
First-Year INR 7,80,225
Second-Year INR 7,80,225
Third-Year INR 520,150
Fourth-Year INR 4,15,993
Hostel Fees (Per Year) INR 3,12,500
Total Fees in Installments INR 49,50,000 (approx)

Eligibility Criteria

Follow the eligibility criteria required applying for MBBS at Kathmandu Medical College:

  • The candidate who has completed 17 years of age is eligible to apply for the MBBS program at Kathmandu Medical College.
  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 education or equivalent or Intermediate of Science(I.Sc) with subjects of physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as the main course subjects.
  • Candidates should have an aggregate of 50% in the above-mentioned subjects.
  • Candidates having a bachelor’s degree in B.Sc. and have completed 10+2 examinations from the recognized university and also secured 50% in the above-mentioned subjects are eligible to apply for the MBBS course at Kathmandu Medical College.

Note: If the students fail to enroll himself/herself in a specified time then the seats will be allotted to the next candidate who is on the waiting list.

Admission Process

Kathmandu Medical College always believes to provide equal opportunity to students irrespective of their gender and origin:

Application Prerequisites:

  • Students who have been sponsored by the Ministry of education will be enrolled in 10% of the total available seats.
  • Local students or Nepali students need to apply for the Kathmandu University Medical Entrance Test (KUMET) held at Kathmandu University.
  • The final selection will be conducted as per the interviews and performance in the entrance tests.
  • For the foreign nationals, Kathmandu University Entrance Test for Foreign Nationals will be conducted and as per the eligibility criteria and performance of student selections are carried out under the act of the institute.

How to Apply?

  • Applications for the MBBS program at Kathmandu Medical College are made in the month of April to August each year.
  • Resident students need to clear the KUMET examination and submit a copy of the application form along with relevant documents to Kathmandu Medical College.
  • Non-resident students need to forward their application with attested copies of documents to the Principal of Kathmandu College.

Documents Required

Applicants need to submit notarized copy of following documents

  • Copy of Mark Sheets
  • Copy of original Passport
  • Official invitation letter
  • NEET report card
  • Birth certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • Passport sized photographs

Kathmandu Medical College - MBBS Syllabus

The Kathmandu Medical College has the syllabus as prescribed by the Medical Council of Nepal:

The curriculum is mainly distributed in 3 aspects of subjects as follows:

Basic Sciences Community Medicine Clinical Medicine
-Health education
-Environmental health
-Clinical Medicine
-Forensic Medicine
-Community Medicine
-Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
-dermatology & venereal disease
-Surgery, anaesthesiology, radiology and dental)
-Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Recognition & Accreditation

Kathmandu Medical College is affiliated with Kathmandu University which is recognized by the National Medical Commission and listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools.


Kathmandu University - Ranking 2022

According to 4icu.org, following is the country and world ranking for Kathmandu University is as follows:

Country World
2 6455

Important Dates - Intake 2022

Following are the important academic dates of Kathmandu Medical College:

Events Dates
Application Start Date May
Invitation Letter Within 1 month
Admission Start Date September

Hostel & Accommodation

The Kathmandu Medical College offers the hostels for students at two different locations:

Hostel at Duwakot

It is the own building of Kathmandu Medical College provides accommodation for 421 students. The hostel has a cafeteria with a capacity of 56 boys. All types of food are available at the hostel premises.

Hostel at Sinamangal

There are 2 hostels for girls and 1 hostel for boys with an accommodation capacity of 128 students. All the girls of the clinical department and the faculty of basic sciences accommodated here. Lady warden is allotted to students for the management of the girl’s hostel for handling the issues related to hostel and girls. Kathmandu Medical College hospital is situated at a walking distance from the hostel.

The following table gives the capacity of hostels in tabular format:

Description Capacity
Hostel A 24
Hostel B 58
Hostel C 24
Hostel D 60
Hostel E 18
Hostel F 21
Boys Hostel 196
Girls Hostel 224
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