Bachelor of Public health is a four year program of Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University. It is a yearly program and examination takes place at the end of the each academic year. This course was designed with the purpose of developing specialist in health care within the country. The course envisions that after the completion of this program the student will be able to provide leadership to the community and middle level health workers. In Nepal, there is growing concern and awareness towards the health, people have also become more consciousness in the preventive and protective health care rather than getting treated after falling ill. In this scenario, the undergraduates in BPH have greater responsibility in helping society and community to motivate towards more practical and economic care approach.
The fee structure of studying BPH in Maharajgunj Medical College for subsidized student is Rs.3,14,835 and the fee for full paying students is Rs.7,08,725. The fee structure of other colleges may vary slightly. For detail information students can contact college administration.
Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Public Health program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.
He/ She must have passed Proficiency or certificate in the Health Science (General Medicine, Health Lab, Radiography, Physiotherapy, Health Education and Sanitation, Ayurveda, Ophthalmology, Nursing, etc.) with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
He/ She should have completed intermediate level or I. SC. or 10+2 or equivalent with minimum of 50% marks in aggregate from TU or board/institution/ University.
As already mentioned above, the mindset of people towards public health and professionals have drastically changed. People have become very cautious and careful in dealing with general health. Millions of rupees are being invested in the field of public health by government and other non-governmental organization. This field has promising job prospects today and in the future. The undergraduates can work as teachers and lecturers in colleges and universities. The work sphere of public health workers are health center, hospitals, clinics, health organization, nursing homes, schools, etc. There are scores of NGO/INGO's working in this field where professionals can work in different positions such as manager, counselor, supervisor, coordinator, specialist, trainer, etc. Not only this, this sector’s prospects is not only confined within a country but is highly regarded and appreciated internationally. Undergraduates have high chance of going abroad for further education followed by work and decent salary in the developed countries.
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Shubhashree Int'l College
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Triton Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Apollo Int'l College