MBBS in TU(IOM)-Detail Explained

Tribhuvan University (TU) was established in 1959.It is the first university of Nepal. Institute of Medicine (IOM) was established in 1972 under Tribhuvan University. IOM holds Medical Entrance Examination every year for selection of students for MBBS program.
MBBS in TU(IOM)
IOM- From Official Website


TU affiliated Medical Colleges Offering MBBS In Nepal and Scholarship Seats


SN.

Medical College

Total Seats

Scholarship Seats

Full Paying Seats

1

Maharajgunj Medical Campus

(MMC, IOM), Maharajgunj, Ktm

79

59

20

2

Nepalese Army Institute of
Health  Sciences (NAIHS),
Kathmandu

100

10

90

3

Chitwan Medical College

(CMC), Chitwan

100

10

90

4

National medical college

(NMC), Birgunj

100

10

90

5

Gandaki Medical College

(GMC), Pokhara

95

9

86

6

Universal College of Medical
Sciences (UCMS), Bhairawa

90

9

81

7

Kist Medical College,

Imadol, Lalitpur

90

9

81

8

Janaki Medical College (JMC), Janakpur

70

8

62


Total

724

124

600

Note: Except for Maharajgunj Medical Campus (MMC), MOE selects students for scholarship in other TU affiliated colleges.

So, TU provides total of 124 scholarship seats in total. Out of which in IOM 1 seat is designated as staff quota. 55% of seats are general seats and rest 45% is reserved seats.
  • Staff seats=1

  • General seats(55%)=68

  • Reserved seats(45%)=55

IOM itself selects students for scholarship for Maharajgunj Medical Campus.

45% of the scholarship seats in TU(MOE) is reserved for the candidates those who are from marginalized and privileged groups :

Reserved Category(45%)=55 seats

Sub Category
Women(28%)= 15 seats
Janajati(27%)= 15 seats
Madhesi(17%)= 9 seats
Dalit(9%)=5 seats
Family Members of Disappeared, Martyrs, Injured Family(3%)= 2 seats
Madhesi Dalit(3%) =2 seats
Dalit Women(3%)= 2 seats
Muslim Women(2%)= 1seat
Handicapped(2%)= 1 seat
Muslim(2%)= 1 seat
Remote district(4%)= 1 seat


Entrance Exam Pattern

There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions. All MCQs are from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. .Each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking on wrong answers. Out of 4 options, the most appropriate is taken as the correct answer.

Marks distribution:


Subject

Marks
carried

Physics

    30

Chemistry

    30

Zoology

    20

Botany

    20

Selection Procedure
Ministry of Education (MOE) nominates the students for scholarship seats on the strictly and fairly basis of Merit List as per published by IOM. Result is published within 2-3 days after entrance exam.

Eligibility criteria
Candidate must have:
  • passed class XII examination of the 10+2 system or NEB system or A Level or equivalent level with Biology, Physics, Chemistry and English as their major subjects

  •  obtained at least 50% marks each in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and also 50% marks in aggregate or at least 2.4 GPA in aggregate and minimum C+ in Biology, Physics and Chemistry and minimum C in rest of subjects.

  • must take the Medical Entrance Examination conducted by Institute of Medicine(IOM)
There is no age limit In this exam.

Program Duration
4 and half years with  1 Year of rotatory internship


Date of Entrance Exam
Bhadra / Ashwin


Important Infos:
  • Candidate should obtain the at least  50% marks to pass the entrance exam and apply
    for college nomination form.

  • Candidates  applying for  MBBS program  can also apply for another one program from
    among BDS, B.Sc Nursing, B.Optom, B.Pharma, B.Sc MIT, B.Sc MLT, BAMS. For this
    they have to fill separate forms.

  • Use of only Black Gel Pen is allowed which are usually given at entrance center(in  previous  years)

  • No electronic device is allowed during entrance exam. If any candidate if found using electronic device during exam, there is almost surety of expulsion.

Curriculum: MBBS (Tribhuvan University)

The curriculum for the MBBS program (TU) is composed of :

Basic Medical Sciences (Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology and Pharmacology), Community Medicine/Community Health Sciences, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Otorhino larynology, Pediatrics, Radio diagnosis, Dental Surgery, Emergency and General Practice.

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