Manipal College of Medical Sciences

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Administration[edit]

The administrative block is located at Deep Heights, the campus for Basic Sciences.

  • Dean: Brig. Dr. B. M. Nagpal
  • Director Academics (Clinical Sciences): Dr. V. M. Alurkar
  • Director Academics (Basic Sciences): Brig. Dr. O. P. Talwar
  • Director (Basic Sciences): Lt. Col. Dr. S. Gokhale
  • Hospital Director: Dr. P. K. Chakrabarty

Location[edit]

MCOMS has two locations in Pokhara. The basic sciences campus is located at Deep Heights, and 1st and 2nd year courses are taught there. The clinical campus with the teaching hospital, is located at Fulbari, Pokhara, overlooking the Annapurna mountain range.

Courses[edit]

  • Post-graduation
  • MBBS
  • PCL Nursing
  • B.SC. Nursing (Started from 2009)

MBBS[edit]

It is considered as a private medical college in Nepal.145 students are enrolled annually(recently from 2013). The majority of the students are of Nepalese and Indian origin. Students from other nations such as: Sri Lanka, United States of America(NRI), Canada(NRI), etc. are also enrolled. Many elective students visit from American and European Universities and have the opportunity for hands on training as well as indulging in the beauty and serenity of Nepal. It is one of the choices amongst the medical colleges in Nepal.

The basic science training takes place at Deep Campus. Only after passing all the subjects of basic sciences, a student is promoted to the clinical aspect of the course.

The next five semesters are devoted to the study of clinical sciences, and are held at Manipal Teaching Hospital, Pokhara. The students are intensively trained and evaluated. The third year university examinations are held at the end of the 7th semester, and include the following subjects:

Only after the successful completion of all 4 subjects of the III year, a student is allowed to appear for the final year examinations which consist of:

Recognition[edit]

It is recognised by the Medical Council of Nepal, Sri Lanka, and other countries. It is also recognized by WHO and under FAIMER.[citation needed]

Hospital[edit]

Manipal Teaching Hospital (MTH) is a 700-bedded hospital, located at Phulbari, Pokhara. The hospital building is 5 storeyed which houses an extensive medical library, students classrooms, a canteen, the main atrium, an auditorium along with out patient departments and in patient wards. All the medical students and faculty stay close by in other such separate buildings, a girls' hostel, a boys' hostel and the teachers' quarters.

Treatment cost at the hospital[edit]

Treatment cost is reasonably affordable. Most tests and interventions are cheaper than that of government hospitals. There is also a Poor Patient Fund(PPF) that provides free treatment to poor patients.[citation needed]

Poor Patient's Fund (PPF)[edit]

Also known as Asha, it is an NGO which is solely run and orchestrated by the students (mainly the 5th semester students). Funds are raised by the students by various means such as organizing movie shows, dances, college fetes, sales of T-shirts and sweat shirts, donations from the students and faculty, etc. The fund is utilized for the treatment of those patients who are unable to afford it on their own.

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