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BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

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BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, is one of the renowned medical colleges in Nepal offering medical education. Located in Eastern part of Nepal, Dharan, it was established in 1993 AD and was later upgraded as Health Sciences University on Oct 28, 1998 AD.

This University was named after Bisheshwar Prasad(BP) 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 BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences. They are:- 

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

Why B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences ?

The educational institute, BP 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. BP Koirala Institute 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 official website, BPKIHS has been offering different provisions to underprivileged students in different academic programs. The BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences 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.


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 BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, 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 BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, 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

The various programs at B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences are as follows:

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.

BSc Nursing

Are you looking forward contributing as a role of care provider and assist sick people? Then, be acquainted with B.P.  Koirala Institute of Health Science to know more on details about this course and the benefit of studying.

Master in Dental Surgery

Bachelor in Perfusion Technology

Bachelor of Nursing Science in Midwifery

BSc Medical Imaging Technology

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

DM Cardiology

DM Gastroenterology and Hepatology

DM Neonatology

DM Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Master of Public Health


Are you interested in studying MBBS program at BPKIHS? BP Koirala Institute of Health Science is offering a 4 and a half year MBBS program followed by 1 year internship which makes it 5 and a half year duration, where the program is designed to produce future professional doctors, medical professionals etc.  

MSc in Medical Biochemistry

MS Orthopedics

MD Pharmacology

MD Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

MCh Urosurgery

MD Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

MD Biochemistry

MD Community Medicine and Tropical Diseases

MD Dermatology and STD

MD General Practice and Emergency Medicine

MD Gynecology and Obstetrics

MD Hospital Administration

MD in Basic and Clinical Physiology

MD Internal Medicine

MD Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

MD Ophthalmology

MD Pathology

MD Pediatrics

MD Psychiatry

MD Radiodiagnosis and Imaging

MS Human Anatomy

MS Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery

MS Surgery

MSc in Medical Microbiology