KU MBBS curriculum

MBBS is an undergraduate course. Under Kathmandu University (KU) it is a 5 and a 1/2 year long course which includes 1 year of internship. The first 2 academic years focus on the basic medical sciences and community medicine. Over the next 2 and 1/2 years, students learn the principles and skills of clinical medicine by rotating through various medical specialties. The final 1 year consists of internship. The standards and criteria adopted by the colleges are in strict adherence to the requirements of Nepal Medical Council and Kathmandu University.

Community diagnosis and district health management orientation program has been incorporated in the curriculum for providing community field experience.

For the list of KU affiliated Medical Colleges

The basic features of the curriculum are:

Basic Sciences

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Microbiology
  5. Pathology
  6. Pharmacology

Community Medicine

  1. Epidemiology
  2. Biostatistics
  3. Demography
  4. Health education
  5. Environmental health
  6. Nutrition
  7. Sociology

Clinical Medicine

  1. Community Medicine
  2. Forensic Medicine
  3. Ophthalmology
  4. Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  5. Medicine (including psychiatry and dermatology & venereal disease)
  6. Surgery (including orthopedics anesthesiology, radiology and dental)
  7. Obstetrics & Gynecology
  8. Pediatrics

Marks Distribution:

Subject
Paper
(3hrs)
Theory
Th.Int.
Asst.
Viva
Practical/
Clinical
Pr./Cl.
Int Asst
I MBBS University Examination:
Community Medicine
I
70
15
15
40
10
Anatomy
I
70
15
15
40
10
Physiology
I
70
15
15
40
10
Biochemistry
I
70
15
15
40
10
Pathology
I
70
15
15
40
10
Pharmacology
I
70
15
15
40
10
Microbiology
I
70
15
15
40
10
II MBBS University Examination:
Anatomy
II
70
15
15
40
10
Physiology
II
70
15
15
40
10
Biochemistry
II
70
15
15
40
10
Pathology
II
70
15
15
40
10
Pharmacology
II
70
15
15
40
10
Microbiology
II
70
15
15
40
10
III MBBS University Examination:
Community Medicine
II
70
15
15
40
10
Forensic Medicine
70
15
15
40
10
Opthalmology
70
15
15
40
10
Otorhinolaryngology
70
15
15
40
10
Final MBBS University Examination:
Medicine
I
70
30
30
80
20
Medicine
II
70
Surgery
I
70
30
30
80
20
Surgery
II
70
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
70
15
15
40
10
Paediatrics
70
15
15
40
10

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  1. June 21, 2012

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