Institute of Medicine

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Institute of Medicine (IOM) has developed 16 colleges under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University and 7 constituent colleges till date. Established in 1972, the institute is located in Kathmandu, Nepal. Initially, the institute provided programs such as Pharmacy, ANM, CMA, Radiology, Proficiency Certificate Course in General Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Laboratory, Traditional Medicine and Physiotherapy. The MBBS program was introduced in 1978 with an intake of 22 students but now the intake has increased. Prof. Dr. Jagdish Prasad Agrawal is the current Dean of IOM whereas Prof. Deepak Mahara is the Director of IOM. The institute consists of total of 1200 academic staffs. Institute of Medicine offers 280 Undergraduate programs and 104 Postgraduate programs.


The objectives of Institute of Medicine are as follows:

  • To produce highly qualified health workforce in the medical field.
  • To provide health service through its own hospitals.
  • To conduct various researches on health sciences.

Why IOM ?

IOM is currently providing a total of 29 programs from proficiency certificate level to the highest postgraduate degree in medicine, paramedical, nursing, public health, and traditional medicine through 9 different colleges located at various locations of the country. The TU hospital provides practical trainings for the (basic, graduate and postgraduate) academic programs, offers medical services to needy ones, and conducts medical research projects in Biomedical and Health Sciences Research. The institute offers medical specialties in 22 departments. The training extends from basic medical and surgical problems to open heart surgery and kidney transplant.

Scholarships at IOM

Institute of Medicine offers various scholarship schemes to the students willing to study in the field of medicine. The IOM entrance examination toppers can apply for scholarship. There are also scholarship facilities for deprived students and many more. To know more about the scholarship schemes offered by Institute of Medicine, please visit the official site of Institute of Medicine.


Institute of Medicine provides high quality academic education with many other facilities. To produce professionals in the field of medicine, IOM focuses on providing on hand practical education. The institute consists of laboratories with various technologies, well-equipped library, well-furnished classrooms, spacious parking area, playground, dedicated and experienced team of teaching faculty. Institute also provides project works, field visit, and internship opportunity as per the course demand. There is also an availability of various scholarship schemes.

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Admission Procedure

The applicants are required to fill the admission form online through website The candidates are required to take the entrance examination conducted by the University. Only qualifying students can proceed with the admission process.


Constituent Colleges: 7

1.Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

2.Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

3.Ayurved Campus, Kirtipur, Kathmandu

4.Nursing Campus, Biratnagar

5.Nursing Campus, Birgunj

6. Nursing Campus, Pokhara

7.Nursing Campus, Nepalgunj

 Affiliated Colleges: 16

1.Lalitpur Nursing Campus, Sanepa – PCL Nursing/ BN / B.Sc Nursing / MN

2.National Medical College, Birgunj – MD/ MS/ MPH / MN / MBBS/ BN/ B.Sc.Nursing

3.Universal College of Medical Sciences, Bhairahawa – MD / MS / MDS / MBBS / BDS / BN / B.Pharma / B.Sc. MLT / B.Sc.Nursing

4.Janaki Medical College, Janakpur – MBBS/ BN/ B.Sc. Nursing

5.People’s Dental College and Hospital, Balaju, Kathmandu – MDS / BDS

6.MB Kedia Dental College, Birgunj – BDS

7.KIST Medical College – MBBS/BDS

8.Chitawan School of Medical Sciences – MPH / M.Sc. MLT/ MN / MBBS/ BDS/ BN/ BPH/ B.Pharm/ B.Sc. MLT/ B.Sc. MIT/ B.Sc. Nursing

9. National Model College for Advanced Learning – B. Pharm

10.Sunsari Technical College – B. Pharm

11.Metrix College Birgunj – B. Pharm

12. Janamaitri Foundation, Balaju – B.Pharm/ B.Sc. MLT/ BN/ B.Sc. Nursing

13. Nepali Sena Swasthya Bigyan Sansthan, Sano Bharyang, Bhadrakhakl – MBBS/ BN/ B.Sc. Nursing

14.Manmohan Institute of Health Sciences, Nakkhu, Lalitpur – B.Sc./ B.Sc. MLT/ B. Pharm/ BN/ B.Sc Nursing/ BPH

15.Gandaki Medical College (Teaching Hospital & Research Pvt. Ltd.), Pokhara – MBBS

16. Nepal Ayurved Medical College, Birgunj – BAMS

The various programs at IOM are as follows:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Students willing to improve their potentiality on the science of medicine as well as treatment of injuries and disorders related to human body, then Institute of Medicine offers you Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery which is an undergraduate medical degree.

Bachelor of Public Health

Bachelor of Public Health provided by Institute of Medicine promotes students in developing their career that emphasizes and build up problem-solving skills in most of the health-related problems. For more additional information, click on the link.  

Bachelor of Audiology Speech Language Pathology

If you are desiring to know and want the opportunities to make your career as an industrial audiologist, audiologist in hearing aid and cochlear implant industries then Bachelor of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology(BASLP) in Institute of Medicine aims to develop skills to work effectively with those individuals that suffer from a communication disorder. Click on the link, for more information.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery(B.A.M.S) is the course of study offered at Institute of Medicine(IOM) which aim students to provide the knowledge related to the science of medicinal plants and ancient methodologies. To get more additional information browse the link forward.

BSc Nursing

Wondering which course to study for building your career in the health sector that deals with the practice of providing care for the sick and infirm and also give medical attention to the unwell peoples, then Bachelor of Science in Nursing(B.Sc. Nursing) in Institute of Medicine is the right option for you. Click on the link to get more information. 

Bachelor of Pharmacy

BSc in Medical Imaging Technology or Radiographic Technology

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

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