Top 10 Medical Colleges in Nepal: Updated

Ranking of medical colleges of Nepal by Medchrome Magazine- Among the all Medical Colleges in Nepal. The Rating and ranking was done by team of members and small survey. It included all available medical colleges in Nepal, including KU, TU , PAHS, BPKIHS. This Ranking is based on following factors:
  • Basic Science Strength
  • Faculty qualifications and numbers per departments
  • Patient flow in OPDs and Clinical exposure at Bedside
  • Infrastructures- Wards, Subspecialities, Buildings, Hostels, Labs
  • Choice among students- as per comfort, preference
  • National and International reputation- Worldwide
  • Journals, Seminars and international publishing
  • Online presence in any form
  • Statistics from old rankings, Quota of student per patient
  • Feedback from faculties and Medical students.
Top 10 Medical Colleges in Nepal
  1. Institute of Medicine (IOM) TUTH, Maharajgunj,Kathmandu – Located in the Center of Kathmandu Valley, is the mother institute of most reputed current doctors in Nepal.  This one has a Brand and is the top choice for medical students. IOM has highest succes rate in USMLE post MBBS. This remains the first choice for all people appearing for MBBS entrance.
  2. B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan – Once known for the legendary faculty members who are authors of the books we study, today still maintains the reputation in top 3 in Nepal. Brand of BPKIHS sells well. Few years back was even declared as best Medical college.
  3. Patan Academy of Health Science (PAHS), Lalitpur – With its talented faculty and unique system of teaching learning, PAHS is developing to be one of best in Nepal. This is just the start and it very much looks like they will be on the top list for a while. PAHS not only teaches medical students medicine but also ethics, duty and community service. Students who passed out have a high moral and self value.
  4. Kathmandu Medical College (KMC), Kathmandu – A well organized system with Basic science building located in Bhaktapur and a popular Hospital in Kathmandu. It is the rising college among Private Medical institutes. Since hospital has good flow of patients, students do get adequate exposure in clinicals.
  5. Manipal College of Medical Science ( MCOMS), Pokhara – Once considered the 1st choice for students among private medical colleges in Nepal, located in the valley of Pokhara, is still one of the top reputed colleges in Nepal. Most beautiful location and is quite popular among foreign students, specially Indians.
  6. Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS), Dhulikhel – With the unique preference on Problem based learning, the college quickly rose to popularity.
  7. Chitwan Medical College- Led by a promising Doctor, Dr Harish Neupane, Chitwan medical college has rose from scratches to one of the highest facility institutes in Nepal. Addition of Specialty departments has made CMC standout among all hospitals in Med hub- Chitwan,
  8. Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences: Rising Medical College run under Nepal army.
  9. Nepalgunj Medical College ( NGMC) – With the great passing rate among the MBBS students, it is among choice for people wanting to go outside valley.
  10. Universal College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Bhairawa – A TU affiliate college is best after IOM under the university umbrella.

If you have any feedbacks, Please let us know. The ratings are based on calculations from team of Medchrome.

Which do you think should be included in the list here?

The Colleges which are contending for list are

  1. College of Medical Sciences (COMS)– Chitwan based medical colleges is a MBBS and PG center with facility for DM/MCH course, it is one of the  the top choice for students .
  2. KIST Medical College: It has developed into a prominent medical college in capital Kathmandu, with good faculties and patient flow, it is becoming a choice for medical students.

Conclusion is Chose Government Medical College or Academy over Private in Nepal.

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