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