Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), is a professional degree in medical science. MBBS degree is an undergraduate course for aspirants who want to fulfil their dream of becoming a doctor. After completing MBBS course and obtaining the degree, students would be qualified as medical practitioners or doctors. The duration of MBBS course is five years and six months including one year of rotational internship at hospitals, health centers, and health camps organized by Non-Profit Organizations (NGOs). The curriculum of MBBS includes subjects such as anatomy, pharmacology, pathology as well as community health & medicine, pediatrics, and surgery. The curriculum is designed in such a way that MBBS degree holders can choose a specialization for further majoring and practicing medicine. MBBS students can opt for different specializations such as Nephrology, Cardiology, Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Organ Transplant, Endocrine, and General Surgery, etc. [Shiksha, 2021]
Common Entrance Exam (CEE)
The Medical Education Commission Sanothimi, Bhaktapur is administers the Common Entrance Exam, Nepal. The National Medical Education Act, 2075 has envisioned the common entrance examination to be conducted by the Medical Education Commission for enrollment of students in various programs and colleges throughout the country. For conducting the Undergraduate and Postgraduate common entrance examination, the commission has felt the need to prepare a common syllabus in consultation with experts from various institutions with experience in the UG and PG entrance examination. (edu.np, 2021)

Courses offered in CEE Admission (Undergraduate)

  1. MBBS/BDS/BSc Nursing/BASLP/ B Perfusion Technology

  2. BAMS/BSc MLT/BSc MIT/BPT/BPharm/B Optometry

  3. BPH (Bachelor in Public Health)

  4. BNS (Bachelor in Nursing Science)

a. Passed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR
Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR
Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system
b. Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board AND
c. Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence AND
d. Registered in Nepal Health Professional council or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program.

Examination Criteria

a. Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
b. Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
c. Number of questions: 200
d. Full marks: 200
e. Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20
f. Duration: 3 hours

Participated Universities

  • Tribhuvan University
  • Kathmandu University
  • NAMS (National Academy of Medical Sciences Bir Hospital)
  • BPKIHS (B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences)
  • PAHS (Patan Academy of Health Sciences)
  • KAHS (Karnali Academy of Health Sciences)
  • Purwanchal University
  • Pokhara University