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Universal College of Medical Sciences

Contact Information

Phone: 01-071-522896 | Email: caoucms@wlink.com.np | Website: www.ucms.com.np/

The Universal College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) was established in 1998 under the Universal Institute of Advanced Studies & Research Pvt. Ltd. (UIAS&R) and has made a remarkable name in the field of medicine and dentistry in Nepal. It is affiliated with the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University and is recognized by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC). The Universal College is located at Bhairahawa in the district of Rupandehi. The Universal College of Medical Sciences was established with the purpose of training and bringing out competent medical professionals from all over the globe. Since its inception, the college has already produced more than 2000 doctors who are practicing in their respective disciplines not just in Nepal but all over the world.

UCMS has an outstanding record in medical education with almost two decades of experience and is dedicated to quality education and excellent health services. This institute consists of a 750-bed hospital with prominent faculties from Nepal, India, and abroad equipped with modern equipment and technologies. The college has always focused on delivering the best medical education and care to its students and people.

The main objective of the UCMS and Teaching Hospital is to equip its students with world-class quality education and technical knowledge in the field of medical education and make them professionally competent in their respective areas of study. Also, assisting the people with excellent and proper health services at an affordable cost is another objective of the college.

  • MBBS (Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery): 4 and a half years with an internship of one year
  • BDS (Bachelor in Dental Surgery): 4 and a half years with one year of internship
  • B.Sc. Nursing: 4 Years
  • B.N. (Bachelor of Nursing): 3 Years
  • B. MLT (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology): 4 Year
  • B. Pharmacy: 4 Year
  • PG (Post Graduate): 3 Years
  • BMIT (Bachelor in Medical Imaging Technology): 4 years
  • BPH (Bachelor in Public Health): 4 years

Departments

Universal College of Medical Sciences offers intensive care and other diagnostic and therapeutic services at a relatively low cost. Currently, there are the following services provided by departments at UCMS:

  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Orthopedics
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Otorhinolaryngology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Dentistry
  • Department of Dermatovenerology
  • Emergency Department

Facilities

  • Universal College of Medical Sciences has a well-furnished academic complex of its own with modern physical infrastructure. It has spacious classrooms with good accommodations.
  • The Universal College has a well-stocked library with a collection of huge volumes of books and references related to subject studies. The library has an accommodation capacity of more than 300 students at once.
  • The computer lab is fully equipped with unlimited internet facilities and power backup at Universal College of Medical Sciences.
  • There are separate and well-equipped laboratories for each department of anatomy, microbiology, pharmacology, pathology, physiology, and so on in the Basic Science block within the college premises.
  • The UCMS Teaching Hospital is well equipped with 790 beds and all the required modern technologies and equipment.
  • Universal College of Medical Sciences has a Memorandum of Understanding signed with Lumbini Zonal Hospital.
  • This institution also organizes regular workshops and seminars for the overall development of its students as well as the national and international exposure of its students in the medical field.
  • It provides a separate hostel for boys and girls and another one for PG students. The hostels are well-accommodated and furnished.
  • Universal College of Medical Sciences has a well-managed and hygienic cafeteria within the college premises.
  • The college also has its own health club and organizes various kinds of sports activities all year round.
  • The college has facilities for transportation as well as travel assistance for its students and visitors.
  • Universal College of Medical Sciences has a provision of scholarships and provides financial assistance to brilliant and needy students.

Additional Information

Admission Procedure

MBBS: Candidates are required to have passed their +2 examinations or A Level, I.Sc., or any other equivalent degree from any recognized board or university with a minimum of 60% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology, respectively. The Nepali candidates are required to pass the entrance examination conducted by the IOM and TU, while the international candidates should abide by the norms of the university and/or governing bodies.

BDS: Candidates are required to have passed their +2 examinations or A level or I.Sc. or any other equivalent degree from any recognized board or university with a minimum score of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in aggregate.

B.Sc. MLT: The candidates should have passed the certificate level in lab medicine. The candidates who have cleared their +2 in Science (Biology Group) or equivalent degree are also eligible to apply for this degree. The eligible candidates are required to sit through an entrance examination covering the English Aptitude Test and Basic Health Sciences, with a total of 100 marks for each subject. The candidates should score a minimum of 50%.

B. Pharma: The candidates seeking admission in B. Pharma academic course are required to have passed the certificate level in Pharmacy. Also, the students should have passed their 10+2 in Science (Biology Group) or any other equivalent degree with a minimum score of 50% from any recognized board or university. The candidates should not exceed 25 years of age during the time of the admission.

BMIT: The candidates should have passed certificate course level in Health Sciences in radiography. The students should have scored at least 50% marks in aggregate in 10+2 in Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in both theory and practical.

The various programs at Universal College of Medical Science are as follows:

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery


Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BSc Nursing

Bachelor of Pharmacy


BSc Medical Imaging Technology

Bachelor of Public Health

MSc Clinical Microbiology

Master in Public Health

BSc in Medical Imaging Technology or Radiographic Technology

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology

BSc Medical Laboratory Technology