SYLLABUS FOR POSTGRADUATE INTEGRATED ENTRANCE EXAMINATION

Doctor of Medicine (MD)/Master of Surgery (MS)

A.   Eligibility:

  • MBBS or equivalent from institutions recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council.
  • Registered in respective medical council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • One-year experience (Not mandatory for MDGP, MD/MS in Basic Medical Sciences and Foreign candidates)
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

  • Question type: Single best response type of multiple choice questions
  • Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • Number of questions: 200
  • Full marks: 200
  • Cognitive ratio: Recall:Understanding:Application – 30:50:20

C. Duration: 3 hours

D.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
 Clinical 
1.Medicine18
2.Surgery18
3.Obstetrics and Gynaecology12
4.Paediatrics12
5.Orthopaedics10
6.Otorhinolaryngology10
7.Ophthalmology7
8.Anaesthesiology7
9.Psychiatry7
10.Radiology7
11.Dermatology7
 Basic Medical Science 
12.Anatomy12
13.Physiology12
14.Pathology10
15.Pharmacology10
16.Biochemistry8
17.Microbiology8
18.Community medicine and research methodology 
 a. Community medicine6
 b. Research methodology4
19.Forensic Medicine5
20.Questions related to Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS communication skills10
 Total200

2. Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS):

A.   Eligibility:

  • BDS or equivalent from institutions recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council.
  • Registered in respective medical/dental council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • One-year experience.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

  • Question type: Single best response type of multiple choice questions
  • Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • Number of questions: 200
  • Full marks: 200
  • Cognitive ratio: Recall:Understanding:Application – 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hour

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
 Clinical Dental Sciences Subjects 
1.Oral Medicine and Radiology 
 a. Oral Medicine10
 b. Radiology5
2.Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery15
3.Periodontics15
4.Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 
 a. Conservative Dentistry7
 b. Endodontics8
5.Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics15
6.Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry15
7.Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics 
 a. Removable Prosthodontics8
 b. Fixed Prosthodontics6
 c. Maxillofacial Prosthetics1
8.Public    Health    Dentistry    and    Community    Medicine    & Biostatistics 
 a. Public Health Dentistry5
 b. Community Medicine & Biostatistics5
9.Oral Pathology and Microbiology10
10.Dental Implantology5
 Basic Medical Science 
11.Anatomy5
12.Physiology5
13.Pathology5
14.Pharmacology5
15.Biochemistry5
16.Microbiology5
   
17.Oral Biology5
18.Dental Materials5
19.Forensic Odontology5
20.General Medicine5
21.General Surgery5
22.Anesthesia5
23.Questions related to Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS, communication skills and practice management in dentistry10
 Total200

3.  Master of Public Health (MPH)/ Master of Science in Public Health (MSc.PH)/MPHN/MHPE/MPH(HPE)/MPH(PHSM):

A.   Eligibility:

  • MBBS, BDS, BPH, BN/BNS/BSc Nursing, BSc MLT/BMLT, BSc MIT BAMS, B.Pharmacy, B.Optometry, BASLP or equivalent from institutions recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered either in Nepal Medical Council, Nepal Nursing Council, Nepal Health Professional Council, Nepal Pharmacy Council, Nepal Ayurveda Council or Nepal Veterinary Council.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Biostatistics30
2.Epidemiology30
3.Health promotion and Education20
4.Food and nutrition20
5.Research methodology12
6.Basic medical science8
7.Demography and health informatics8
8.Public health and primary health8
9.Environmental health and occupational health8
10.Family health and reproductive health8
11.Global health and international health8
12.Sociology and anthropology8
13.Public health administration and management8
14.Health system management8
15.Project planning, development, implementation and evaluation8
16.Health economics and health financing8
 Total200

4. Doctor of Medicine (MD) in Ayurveda (Kayachikitsa)

A.   Eligibility:

  • BAMS or equivalent from institutions recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Ayurveda Council.
  • Registered in respective medical council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • One-year working experience at government recognized institutions.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance.
  • Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
 Basic Ayurveda medical sciences 
1.Maulika Sidhanta (Basic Principle of Ayurveda)10
2.Sharer Rachna (Anatomy)8
3.Sharer Kriya (Physiology)8
4.DravyagunaVigyana (Pharmacology)10
5.Rasa    Shastra    evam    Bhaishjaya    Kalpana    (Pharmacy    & Pharmaceutics) 10
6.Roga Vigyanaavam Vikriti Vigyana8
7.Swasthavritta (Public Medicine)6
8.Agadhatantra    evam    Vyavahara    Ayurveda    (Forensic    & Jurisprudence) 6
 Clinical subjects 
9.Kaya chikitsa (General medicine)28
10.Shalyatantra (General surgery)28
11.Shalakyatantra (Eye, ENT)26
12.Kaumarbhritya (Padiatrics)26
13.Prasutitantra evam Striroga (Obstetrics and Gynaecology)26
 Total200

5. Master in Nursing (MN)/Master of Science (MSc) Nursing/Midwifery:

A.   Eligibility:

  • BN/BNS/BSc. Nursing/B Midwifery (B.Mid is eligible only for MSc. Midwifery program).
  • Registered in Nepal Nursing Council.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • One-year experience.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Adult nursing (Medical surgical nursing)20
2.Midwifery20
3.Pediatric nursing (Child health nursing)20
4.Community health nursing20
5.Psychiatric nursing (Mental health nursing)20
6.Nursing research & biostatistics20
7.Integrated health science 
 a. Anatomy6
 b. Physiology4
 c. Pharmacology4
 d. Biochemistry2
 e. Microbiology2
 f.    Pathology2
8.Educational science16
9.Nursing concepts & ethical aspects in nursing16
10.Nursing leadership & management16
11.Social and behavioral science6
12.Geriatric nursing6
 Total200

6. Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm):

A.   Eligibility:

  • B. Pharmacy or equivalent degree recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Pharmacy Council.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics20
2.Industrial pharmacy18
3.Physical pharmacy18
4.Instrumental analysis18
5.Quality assurance18
6.Pharmacology and toxicology18
7.Pharmaceutical jurisprudence18
8.Pharmacotherapeutic18
9.Clinical pharmacy18
10.Hospital pharmacy18
11.Pharmacy practice18
 Total200

7. Master of Science in Medical Imaging Technology (MSc. MIT):

A.   Eligibility:

  • BSc. MIT or equivalent degree recognized by government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance. Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Basic health science (Anatomy & Physiology)30
2.Basic Health Sciences (Microbiology/Biochemistry/Pathology/Pharmacology) 20
3.Biostatistics & research methodology20
 Core subject: (65)0
4.Radiographic technique20
5.Fluoroscopic procedures20
6.CT procedures20
7.MRI procedures20
 Radiological & Imaging Physics: 
8.General radiography10
9.Fluoroscopy8
10.CT8
11.MRI8
12.Ultrasonography8
13.Radiation Protection8
 Total200

8.  Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical/Medical Biochemistry & Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical/Medical Microbiology:

A.   Eligibility:

  • Bachelor degree in related subjects or BSc(Medical Lab technology) or BMLT
  • or BSc (Laboratory Medicine), MBBS/BDS or its equivalent.
  • Registered in respective professional council of Nepal.
  • Registered in respective professional council of applicant’s own country for foreign candidates.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance. Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Biochemistry50
2.Microbiology50
3.Hematology20
4.Histopathology12
5.Cytopathology8
6.General pathology10
7.Anatomy14
8.Physiology16
9.Basic pharmacology8
10.Biostatistics & research methodology12
 Total200

9.  Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Clinical Psychology:

A.   Eligibility:

  • MA/MSc degree in psychology with clinical or counseling psychology as special focus (papers in psychological assessment, psychopathology/ abnormal psychology, counseling/ psychotherapy) from University recognized by Government of Nepal.
  • Candidate should score minimum of 50% (pass marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
 General Psychology 
1.Emotion, motivation, learning16
2.Cognitive (sensation, perception, attention, thinking, memory, states of consciousness, thinking, intelligence, language) 16
3.Developmental psychology (physical, cognitive, and socio- emotional development across lifespan: child, adolescence, adulthood and late adulthood)  16
4.Social/ cross cultural psychology16
5.Personality and major psychological theories (psychodynamic, behavioral, humanistic/existential, cognitive etc.) 16
 Research methods in psychology and mental health 
6.Qualitative (literature, sampling, design/method, analysis), article publishing, research ethics 20
7.Quantitative (literature, sampling, design/method, analysis), statistics 20
 Clinical 
8.Biological/physiological psychology20
9.Psychological testing/assessment20
10.Psychopathology/abnormal psychology20
11.Counseling & psychotherapy20
 Total200

10.   Masters of Optometry (M Optom):

A.   Eligibility:

  • Bachelor of Optometry (BOptom) degree or Bachelor of Optometry and Vision Science (BOptom) or Doctor of Optometry (OD) or BSc in Optometry (BSc Optom) or equivalent degree from a recognized university/institution.
  • Registered as an optometrist in Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC).
  • Candidates should score a minimum 50% marks to pass entrance examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be in the merit list.

B.    Examination Format:

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

C.   Weightage:

S.N.SubjectsMarks
1.Basic science and organ systems8
2.Ocular anatomy and physiology16
3.Physical and geometrical optics10
4.Visual science16
5.Ocular diseases16
6.Diagnostic and investigative optometry20
7.Ophthalmic and dispensing optics20
8.Paediatric optometry and binocular vision20
9.Contact lens and ocular prosthesis20
10.Low vision and visual rehabilitation20
11.Community optometry10
12.Geriatric optometry and vision care10
13.Research methodology and biostatistics8
14.Ethics & practice management in optometry6
 Total200