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Admissions to Manipal’s MBBS degree now open!
Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal, announces admission for the new batch. Located in the scenic, mountainous terrain of Pokhara, 200 km west of Kathmandu, it is recognised across the world for its high standards of excellence.

MANIPAL COLLEGE of Medical Sciences (MCOMS) Pokhara, Nepal announces admissions to their MBBS degree, for the batch commencing August 2008. The last date for submission of applications is July 7, 2008. To be eligible for this programme, a minimum aggregate of 50 per cent at the 10+2 or equivalent examination is required. The candidate should be above 17 years of age. There is no entrance examination.

Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Nepal was established in 1994. The institute is a result of collaboration between Manipal group and the government of Nepal. Located in Pokhara, a scenic location 200 km west of Kathmandu, MCOMS is affiliated to the Kathmandu University and is recognised across the world, for its high standards of excellence. MCOMS provides a five and a half years MBBS degree course (four and half years plus one year internship) and postgraduate courses in all the basic science subjects and selected clinical subjects. MCOMS Nepal has students joining from India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Singapore, Middle East, Kenya, Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada, United Kingdom and South Africa, hence provides the student community a rich multi cultural exposure.

The four and a half years of the MBBS course is divided into nine semesters, each six months in duration. On successful completion of the four and a half year MBBS degree course, the student has to undergo one year of compulsory residential, rotating internship. The MBBS degree of MCOMS has been a recognised medical qualification in India since July 1999 vide government of India gazette notification dated 26/9/2001 {V.11016/1/2000-ME(UG)}. However, vide gazette notification of 2002 all foreign medical graduates will have to clear the screening test in order to practice upon their return to India.

Rated the best college in Nepal nestled in the scenic, mountainous terrain of Pokhara, MCOMS is an ideal centre of learning for medical students since 1994. An invigorating setting drawing inspiration from the lofty Himalayas, MCOMS is a modern campus with all conveniences, state of the art teaching aids and well equipped labs. MCOMS is also a cultural hub of activity as students from many different countries converge to take advantage of the exceptional faculty, holistic curriculum and innovative teaching methods.

MCOMS functions from two campuses. The Deep campus, spread on eight acres of wooded land, houses the basic sciences departments, hostels and other facilities for Basic Sciences students. In the 30 acre Phulbari campus, is located the 700 Bed Manipal Teaching Hospital (MTH), clinical teaching departments, and hostels for clinical students. The quality of service provided is of an international standard. MTH has been constructed with a futuristic approach laying emphasis on the space required for teaching programmes for undergraduates, postgraduates and allied health manpower.


An institution of the Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG), Nepal, MCOMS is affiliated to Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal.

MCOMS has been accorded recognition by the Medical Councils of Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Mauritius, besides the California Medical Boards and New York State Medical Board.

The college is listed in the seventh edition of the WHO’s world directory of accredited medical schools and the International Medical Education Directory of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), which holds the United States Medical Licensing Exam. Manipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS) is also recognised by the British Columbia Student Assistance Programme (BCSAP), Canada. Student loans and scholarships are also provided under the Manipal University loan scheme. The main vision of Manipal College of Medical Sciences and Manipal Education is to be partners in the mission- ’Health for all’ and build a global leadership in human development, education and healthcare.

About Manipal Education

Manipal Education is one of the largest education services providers from India. The group includes two universities, Manipal University and Sikkim Manipal University, and over 30 other institutions in India, besides colleges and university campuses in Antigua, Dubai, Malaysia and Nepal. Manipal Education currently has over 135,000 students from over 50 countries, of which about 25,000 students study at institutions and overseas campuses in India and abroad, while over 100,000 students undertake distance education, delivered using a blended approach including both satellite-based lectures and local coaching at 550 learning centres in India and overseas. Manipal Education also offers online testing and assessment for academic as well as corporate clients, and has recently launched professional education for service sectors like financial services, IT, media and retail.

Manipal Education recently partnered with ICICI, a leading financial services group, in establishing the ICICI Manipal Academy of Banking and Insurance. The academy is expected to expand the pool of industry ready resources and provide inclusive employment opportunity to capable, young graduates.

Manipal Education has several strategic investments in emerging companies, including - MeritTrac, India’s Largest Skills Assessment and Testing Company – a pioneer in this space in India, TutorVista, a leading online tutoring company and U21 Global, the world’s premier online graduate school.

Manipal Education recently signed Anil Kumble, a leading international cricketer and the test captain of the Indian Cricket Team, as its Brand Ambassador. His academic and extra curricular achievements are mirrored in the values and vision of Manipal Education.

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