In Nepal, duration of MBBS in Nepal is of five and half years. First four and half years are dedicated to theoretical study of basics of medical sciences, and clinical study. In the last one year students have to go through internship programs in clinics of hospitals of the college or university. This course also has scope of elective study and also offers options of placement on completing the course.

Nepal is a beautiful country in the Himalayan region. A country landlocked it shares its borders with India and China. There are several medical colleges, institution that are known for their quality education in medical science.

Nepal has been receiving much attention from international students who are looking to get their MBBS Admission in Nepal. Their medical institutions are fully equipped with all the required amenities to teach and share information concerning the medical science. Students interested to Study MBBS in Nepal have sent their queries for admission to many known medical institutions such as Institute Of Medicine, Universal Medical College, National Medical College, Janki Medical college, Gandaki Medical College, Mahendranagar Medical College etc. There is another benefit of studying MBBS in Nepal, and that is the reasonably priced cost of education and housing for international students.

MBBS Admission Eligibility :

  • Minimum age of 17 years
  • Candidates having 50% marks together in Physics, Chemistry & Biology at 10+2 level or any equivalent exam and must have English as a subject.
  • Valid Indian Passport ( No Visa Required )
  • MCI Eligibility Certificate

Why We should Study MBBS in Nepal?

Studying MBBS in Nepal is an excellent opportunity for the Indian students. Nepal happens to be a friendly and peaceful nation, having good relations with India and have no language problem because most of peoples in nepal can understand Hindi and English , it is not possible in China and Russia where most of local people do not know English as well. Also Food habits and Weather conditions are similar to India. Communications with Nepal is very easy by Air / road , and also cost effective , no passport / visa required for Indian Citizens. The medical colleges in Nepal have the medical infrastructure and the syllabus followed is identical to that of Medical Council of India. Many medical colleges in Nepal promoted by Govt. Of India as well as Indian owners.

List of Medical colleges in Nepal

  • Chitwan Medical College
  • B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
  • College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur
  • Janaki Medical College
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Gandaki Medical College
  • Kathmandu University Medical School
  • Kathmandu Medical College
  • Lumbini Medical College
  • KIST Medical College
  • National Academy of Medical Sciences
  • Manipal College of Medical Sciences
  • Nepal Medical College (NMC)
  • National Medical College, Birgunj
  • Nobel Medical College
  • Nepalgunj Medical College
  • Tribhuvan University (Central Campus), Maharajgunj
  • Patan Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS)
  • Gov. of Nepal has proposed government medical colleges in Ghorahi and Kailali.
  • Universal College of Medical Sciences
  • St. Mary’s Medical College Inaruwa -7, Sunsari

Admission Process

For enrolling to MBBS course, Indian students have to submit an eligibility certificate to these universities. This is dispensed by the Medical Council of India. International students have to go through a selection test and based on its results, they will be admitted to different universities. This test consists of a rigorous interview process and on clearing these, students are registered with respective universities. Depending on the aptitude and scores, students are selected. Students need to attain the age of 17 years before they seek admission to this course. Though different medical schools have different criteria, but mostly it is compulsory to complete secondary education with subjects like English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. You need to score minimum of 50% in these subjects. Documents that need to be submitted are a copy of the school certificate examination and a copy of the mark sheet. Along with a copy of passport; recent photographs and a medical certificate need to be submitted to the respective medical school.


Staple diet of Nepal is dal bhat. In the hostel and university canteens, students can avail Indian food also. Be it your choice of vegetarian food or non-vegetarian food, you can opt for both in these canteens.