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Introduction

Bir Hospital– Service: Bir Hospital, the nation’s oldest medical institute established in the year 1889 AD, has been developed into the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS). It has been contributing much towards the delivery of health care in the country. Every year the Bir Hospital admits 8,354 inpatients, deals with 3,10,942 outpatient attendance and treats over 60,000 accidents and emergency cases. It has currently 400 beds. The new Trauma and Emergency Block, which will be completely developed within a few months, will add further 200 beds. Besides the general medical service, Bir Hospital provides services in highly specialised areas like Neurology, Neuro-Surgery, Cardiology, Cardio-thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Burn and Plastic Surgery, Nephrology, Urology, G.I. surgery, Gastroenterology, Hepatology (separate unit) and Radiotherapy. The Bir Hospital, thus, provides services to the community in a most medical and surgical speciality and super-specialities through the emergency, outpatient and inpatient facilities. Majority of outdoor examination service and indoor beds in Bir Hospital are free. This is the only tertiary referral centre in the country which provides such free service.

Bir Hospital – Academic: The hospital plays an important role in training the medical and nursing professionals in the country. In a way, Bir Hospital is the first teaching hospital for, with the Civil Medical School initially located here, the teaching of compounders and dressers and later nurses used to take place at this institution. Nursing education started in 1954 AD and later nursing campus was established. The Bir Hospital is the training ground for the doctors of the Health Ministry. Bir Hospital has been the centre for the training of FRCS, MRCP, MRCOG, and FCPS (Pakistan) candidates too. About two decades before, the MBBS programme of the Institute of Medicine, TU Teaching Hospital first started here with its building, patients and manpower. Later it got shifted to the Institute of Medicine along with many of the doctors working in Bir Hospital. MBBS students from Nepal Medical College are posted here for clinical training. Pre-intern, Intern and elective students from within and outside the country also come here for training. About two decades ago, Post- Graduate Medical Education Coordination Committee (PGMECC) started postgraduate clinical MD/MS programme in many subjects with cooperation between Bir Hospital and Institute of Medicine and other hospitals like Maternity Hospital and Kanti Children Hospital. Now Bir Hospital has been formally developed into the National Academy of Medical Sciences as a deemed university.

Vision

To be a leader in the field of quality medical education and to produce a highly-skilled human resource for the nation this Academy will play a pivotal role. To upgrade different strata of health institutes of Nepal and to provide quality health services to everyone.

Mission

Develop the institution into a centre of excellence for higher education and medical services by enhancing teaching, learning and research activities. To fulfil the growing demand for human resources for the country and contribute to the national health policy Expansion of teaching, learning and research activities to Regional, Sub Regional and Zonal levels.

Goal & Objectives
-Aims of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital are as following:
-To make available quality medical service in the whole country
-To produce highly trained manpower in the medical field in the country, and
-To develop the academy as the national source centre to conduct research studies in the field of medical sciences

Programme

Since NAMS is the only exclusive Post-Graduate Medical institute in Nepal (under the government of Nepal), it has different sub-specialities serving people for pretty long time. Moreover, after the commencement of Post-Graduation and super-specialization program by NAMS DM/MCh courses are incorporated into the routine program of the academy. The basic purpose, of course, is to produce super-specialist human resources inside the country for better education and service to the Nepalese community. Apart from this, the expert specialist will be the future research scholar as well as teaching faculty in different medical institutions.

D.M. (Hepatology)(Doctor of Medicine in Hepatology)
Duration:-3 Years
Course Type:-Doctorate
Eligibility:-Post Graduation MD(Internal Medicine) or equivalent
Besides this MCh CTVS, MCh Urology, DM Neurology, DM Medical Oncology, MCh Gastrosurgery are also conducted from this year with the same objectives as mentioned above.

Features

Departments

Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Department of clinical oncology

Department of Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Medicine

Department of Nephrology

Department of Pathology

Department of Radiology

Department of ENT

Department of Orthopedic and Traumatology

Department of Dermatology and Venereology

Department of Dental

Department of Emergency

Faculty/Available Seats/Fee

Bachelor in Midwifery Sciences – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 20

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology (B.Sc. MIT) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

DM in Hepatology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

DM in Medical Oncology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

DM in Neurology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

Diploma in Obsterics and Gynaecology-DGO – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

M.Sc Medical Imaging Technology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

MCh Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery (CTVS) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

MCh Gastrosurgery – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

MCh Urology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

MD Radio-Diagnosis – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 4 | Fee – 2036220

MD Anaesthesiology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 10 | Fee – 2036220

MD Dermatology & Venereology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 4 | Fee – 2036220

MD General Practice – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 20 | Fee – 2036220

MD Internal Medicine – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 10 | Fee – 2036220

MD Obstetrics & Gynaecology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 18 | Fee – 2036220

MD Ophthalmology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 19 | Fee – 2036220

MD Pathology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 4 | Fee – 2036220

MD Psychiatry – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 3 | Fee – 2036220

MD Radiotherapy – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 2 | Fee – 2036220

MD in Paediatric – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 8 | Fee – 2036220

MD in radiation oncology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 6

MDS Periodontology and Oral Implantology – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 2 | Fee – 2036220

MDS Prosthodontics – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 2 | Fee – 2036220

MS General Surgery – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 7 | Fee – 2036220

MS Oral and Head and Neck Surgery (ENT) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 4 | Fee – 2036220

MS Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 8 | Fee – 2036220

Master in Nursing (MN) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

PCL Nursing – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)

Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing (BN) – National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS) | Available seats – 40

 

Admission

Entrance criteria and examination

Entry criteria for MD/MS/MDS program are as follows:

  • Candidates should have MBBS or equivalent degree recognized by the Nepal Medical Council.
  • Candidates should have a minimum of two years of work experience in Government, University or other similar recognized hospitals after temporary registration with Medical Council.
  • Candidates should achieve a minimum 50% marks in the written MCQ type entrance examination.
  • Selection of candidates is based on the basis of merit list.
  • Candidates have to indicate their subjects of choice in the entrance form.

Entry criteria for DM/MCh program are as follows:

  • The candidate must possess an MBBS and postgraduate MD/MS degree in specified subject and 2 years of working experience. He/she must have obtained at least 50% marks in entrance examinations. The sponsored candidate must have no objection letter from their concerned ministry/institution.

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