Gandaki Medical College
Teaching Hospital & Research Centre (P) Ltd.

Course of Study

Courses of Study

The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS) is the five and half year medical course including one year compulsory rotator internship. The entire MBBS course has been divided into three phases.
First Phase:

During these two years, Community Medicine, Basic Medical Sciences and clinical exposure takes place. At the end, a student must pass all the papers of the first phase to be promoted to the second phase.


Final examination in community medicine and basic medical sciences takes place at the end of the first and second year. The supplementary examinations shall be held after six weeks from publication of the result of first phase final examination. One must pass second year examinations in a maximum of four attempts. No students shall be promoted to the second phase without passing all the papers of the first phase. In case the candidate does not pass the second year examination in four attempts his/her registration for the course is cancelled.

  1. Community Medicine-I (Basic Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Demography)
  2. Community Medicine-II (Health Education, Medical Sociology & Anthropology, Environment health & Nutrition)
  3. Community Medicine-III (Community Health Lab, Community Diagnosis Field and Oral)
  4. Integrated Basic Medical Sciences Paper-IV (General Concepts, Musculosketal & Neurosensory System)
  5. Clinical Medicine (History taking and Communication Skills)
  6. Integrated Basic Medical Sciences Paper V (RS,CVS and Haemopoietic, GI & Hapatobliary Systems).
  7. Integrated Basic Medical Sciences paper VI (Repro/Endo/Electro & Metabolic Systems).
  8. Integrated Basic Medical Sciences Practical/ oral (Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Bio-chemistry & Microbiology).
  9. Clinical Examination & Communication Skill.
Second Phase:

The second phase is of one year duration in which the students study forensic medicine, community medicine and clinical ward placements with theoretical teaching commences in this phase and helps them to acquire competencies for the third phase of one and a half year.


The second phase students take final examination in forensic medicine and applied Epidemiology and family health exercise.

  1. Community Medicine (Applied Epidemiology Theory & Family Health Exercise) Forensic Medicine (Theory and Practical)
  2. Clinical Disciplines (Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Paediatrics)
Third Phase:

In the third phase, students study all the clinical subjects and a twelve week community placement takes place. Following this, junior internship takes place, during the last six months of rotation.


The students take the fourth years examination in Eye, ENT, Orthopaedies & community Medicine. At the end of four and half years the students take the final third phase Examination in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics and obstetries & Gynaecology.

  1. Ophthalmology: Theory and Clinical/oral.
  2. ENT: Theory and Clinical/ Oral.
  3. Orthopedics: Theory and Clinical/ Oral.
  4. Community Medicine: Field/Oral
  5. Clinical Disciplines: Psychiatry, Dermatology, Dentistry, Radiology, Anaesthesiology, Emergency Medicine & Family Practice.
  6. 4 ½ Internal Medicine: Theory and Clinical/oral.
  7. General Surgery: Theory and Clinical / Oral.
  8. Gynecology and Obstetrics: Theory and Clinical/Oral.
  9. Pediatrics: Theory and Clinical /Oral.