Academic Facilities

The underlying strength of any institution lies in the quality and skills of its faculty. The Kathmandu Medical College faculty consists of a team of eminent and experienced professionals from Nepal and India. Highly qualified and experienced teaching staff ensures a high quality of instruction in addition to maintaining a professional academic environment.

The college has ample facilities for tutorials. Plenary sessions, lectures are held at Kathmandu Medical College's five lecture halls-three recently furnished halls at basic sciences, Duwakot and two for clinical sciences at Sinamangal. All lecture halls are equipped with audio-visual facilities. Each department has its own tutorial rooms for problem and need based learning. Each room is appropriately equipped to facilitate small group discussions. In addition, there are seminar rooms which hold practice of clinical skill, clinical courses on variety of topics clinical meetings, and journal club meeting intended to benefit both students and staff.These activities are strongly supported by the Department of Medical Education.

Kathmandu Medical College has the added advantage of easy access to plenty of clinical materials, as it is located in the capital.

Educational program at KMC.
Bachelor
                       MBBS
                       BSC nursing
                       BDS (Dental)

Post Graduation (Master) in
Basic Sciences

                      Anatomy, Community Medicine,Pathology, Pharmacology

Clinical Sciences

                      Medicine, Surgery, Obg/Gyn, Paeditric,ENT,Ophthalmology

Recognition by Different Bodies

·   KMC was fully recognized by the Nepal Medical Council at its 19th/2060 General Executive Meeting on 20th Feb. 2004.

·   In July 2002 the Sri Lanka Medical Council gave provisional recognition to Kathmandu Medical College. Later the Sri Lanka Medical Council gave full recognition on 19th March, 2004 after the Nepal Medical Council gave this.

·   Kathmandu University changed the affiliation of KMC from temporary to permanent on 16th April 2004.

·   Kathmandu Medical College has also been listed in the WHO's World Directory of Medical Schools - Electronic format as from June 2002.

·   In August, 2003, the Kathmandu Medical College was listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). As a result of this, the students of KMC are eligible to sit for the USMLE examination.

·   MBBS Graduates of KMC are eligible for limited registration in the UK and can sit for the PLAB Test.

·   As from March 2005, after a Sri Lankan student graduated from KMC, Sri Lanka Medical Council has approved the MBBS degree awarded by KU.

·   Correspondence is underway to get recognition from other countries.

·   The College of Physician and Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) accredited KMC in January 2008 for training for the Fellowship in the areas of Anaesthesia, Medicine, Obs/Gynae, Paediatrics and Surgery. Subsequently in November 2009 the college also recognized the departments of Orthopaedics and ENT.

·   The Nepal Medical Council allowed KMC to start PG studies in clinical areas from February 2009.

·   Graduates of KMC are now eligible to apply for a California Postgraduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) or a Physician's and Surgeon's Certificate as from August 2012.




                      

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