B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Academic Programs

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery

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B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is one of the renowned medical colleges in Nepal offering medical education. Located in Eastern part of Nepal, Dharan, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences was established in 1993 A.D. and was later upgraded as Health Sciences University on Oct 28, 1998 A.D.

This University was named after Bisheshwar Prasad Koirala, who was a visionary leader of Nepal. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate, university certificate programs and also Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program.

The medical college consists of well-founded clinical and science departments. The Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program commenced in 1993. The postgraduate programs (MD, MS and MSc) began in 1999. The School of Public Health was established in 2005 and started MPH program in two year. M Sc Nursing Program began in 2008 and BDS program in 1999, recognized by Nepal Medical Council.

Altogether, there are four teaching faculties being offered by B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. They are:- 

  • College of Dental Surgery
  • School of Public Health and Community Medicine 

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Why B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences ?

The educational institute, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences is devoted on providing quality medical education in order to produce highly qualified medical health workforce who can contribute towards the development of the country. B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences aims to excel in patient care, health education, teaching, and health related research. The institute is also known for its social responsibility and accountability. According to the college website, the institute has been offering different provisions to underprivileged students in different academic programs. The BPKIHS team of faculty has also been offering specializing and internship opportunity. The college website also informs that the institute has provided particular attention to uplifting women from the unfavoured communities.

Academic Programs at B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Bachelor of Dental Surgery is a four and half year full time study which imparts knowledge about Integrated Basic Medical Science, Clinical Medical Science, Clinical Dental Science. Students can learn about Material Science community dentistry and pre clinical laboratory techniques then study clinical dentistry.Studens applying have to fill up form and submit then sit for entrance exam. They must obtain fifty percent marks to pass the exam. Notice of exam results and exam routine will be published on Institute of Medicine website. Studying this program can open careers in Dental health care services to common citizens or pursual of higher education and dental research.

Infrastructure & Facilities

The students are obliged to stay in college hostel so, there is no transportation facility. The University provides separate hotels for boys and girls. The college offers its own water supply and backup power system. There is a resourceful library filled with medical books and references. The library is open for 15 hours everyday from Sunday to Thursday. On Friday, it is open from 8 am to 1 pm and on Saturday, it is open from 8 am to 6 pm. There is an Emergency Department at BPKIHS which provides emergency hospital services to the people. Various Scholarship opportunities are also available for the students.

Additional Information

Admission Procedure

The applicant must submit online application only. There is no provision of manual application submission. Eligibility criteria are given below:

  • The candidate must have passed I.Sc. or 10+2 (science stream) or equivalent examination. The candidate must be at least 17 years of age by the last date of application.
  • Candidates are required to appear on the entrance examination conducted by the University which will be 3 and half hours long.

One seat for admission is reserved for the children of BPKIHS Nepali permanent faculty/staff who have served the Institute continuously full-time for 3 years. The selection of candidates in this seat will also be completely on the basis of merit of the Entrance examination. After the selection of the child, the staff is required to continue his/her tenure for at least further 4 years if the Institute demands for it. Over violation of the rule, the parent of the student (faculty/staff) should pay tuition fee as per the Institute rule. Required Documents Verified copies of the following original documents are required:

  • Transcript of I. Sc., Class XII of 10+2 or A-level or equivalent examination.
  • Passport/ citizenship (both sides)/ residential certificate with photograph/ election card.
  • Bank voucher/swift transfer receipt

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