Thursday, October 28, 2010

KIST Medical College Nepal

KIST Medical College
KIST Medical College (KISTMC) established in the year 2006 is affiliated with Institute Of Medicine (IOM) under Tribhuvan University (TU) in the Kathmandu Valley. The College runs a 300 bedded hospital equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and every modern facility. The college also has well equipped lecture halls, seminar rooms and basic medical science practical laboratories as per the norms of Nepal Medical Council (NMC).
The aim of KISTMC is to be a reputed medical college both at the national and international level by bringing together the best of the curriculum in a serene academic environment through the dedicated professional services of competent and committed faculty and staff. 

Our management is always committed to take the services of the internationally renowned faculties from within and outside the country, for medical education of the highest order.

The college is affiliated to the Tribhuvan University (TU), Institute of Medicine (IOM) for the MBBS Course from the year 2008. The curriculum of IOM is followed by KIST.  MBBS degree of IOM is recognized by the Medical Council of all the SAARC countries, GMC and  USA.
Eligibility requirements for the MBBS course
To be eligible for selection to the undergraduate medical course (MBBS), a candidate should have completed 17 years of age and 10+2 years of education of intermediate science or equivalent  with an aggregate of 50% marks in English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
Student selection procedure
The institution admits three categories of students. These are
i)    Nepalese scholarship students
ii)    Nepalese self-financing students and
iii)    International students.

The Nepalese Scholarship students are selected through an entrance examination conducted by the Ministry of Education and Sports. 10% of total seats are reserved for students under this category as per Nepal Government rules.
The Nepalese self financing students are selected by the Student Selection Committee of KIST. Students who have qualified in the examination conducted by Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University can fill the application form available along with the prospectus at KISTMC after paying NRS 2000/- (Rs Two Thousand only). The student selection committee will have the final right to select students for the MBBS course at KISTMC. 

•The foreign students are selected on the basis of their twelfth standard marks and an interview conducted by the college. Prospectus and the application form are available from the Admissions office at Imadol. A separate merit list for foreign students will be drawn up. The selected candidates are admitted to the course after verification of the original documents and payment of fees.
The official timing is from 8 am to 4 pm from Sunday to Friday. Saturday is the weekly day off. 
The MBBS curriculum outline
KIST follows the curriculum of the Institute of Medicine. The basic philosophy of the curriculum is student centred, community based and problem oriented.
The integrated basic medical sciences subjects which includes Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology & Pharmacology are tought during the first two years. During this period students are also exposed to the hospital setting for history taking skills. Students who do not clear the second year university examination even in the fourth attempt  will have to leave the course.

The clinical subjects, which include General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Dentistry, Radiodiagnosis, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Orthopedics etc., along with Forensic Medicine, are taught during the rest two and half years. The teaching/learning activites of Commuity Medicine starts from the first year and continues till the end of the course.

One year compulsory rotating internship is mandatory for all the graduates after passing their final MBBS examination.

The medium of instruction of the MBBS course is English.

T: 5201496,
T: 6916201 for Administration Section
Emadol, Gwarko, Lalitpur, Nepal