PROGRAM

Postgraduate

FIELD

School of Medicine & Allied Sciences

DURATION

3 year

LANGUAGE

English

NUMBER OF SEATS

4

MD/MS-Paediatrics

The goal of the MD programme in paediatrics is to contribute to the improvement of child health status of the country by producing skilled child health specialists and to strengthen the human resources for child in Nepal.

Program Overview

M. D. in Paediatrics is a Clinical Speciality course offered by School of Medicine & Allied Sciences.

Doctor of Medicine in Paediatrics is a three-year postgraduation course. Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18. The course prepares a paediatrician who recognizes the health needs of neonates, infants, children and adolescents and carries out professional obligations in keeping with principles of Health Policy and professional ethics.

3 Years

of working experience

GOALS OF THE PROGRAM

The goal of the MD programme in paediatrics is to contribute to the improvement of child health status of the country by producing skilled child health specialists and to strengthen the human resources for child in Nepal.

Specific objectives: After passing through the programme successfully, a candidate will be able to:

  1. Diagnose and manage diseases of paediatric age group including paediatric emergencies independently;
  2. Function as a leader of a team providing secondary to tertiary level against preventable disorders of paediatric age group,
  3. Provide leadership in the design and implementation of preventive and promotive child health services in the community;
  4. Conceptualise, initiate and lead relevant research in the field of child health;
  5. Plan, implement and evaluate programmes for training of health workers in the process of learning related to child health;
  6. Advise the policy makers and administrators on the planning, implementation and evaluation of child health programmes.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • MBBS or equivalent from institutions recognized by the government of Nepal.
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council.
  • Registered in the respective medical council of the applicant's own country for foreign candidates.
  • One year experience (Except for MDGP and MD/MS in Basic Medical Sciences excluded).
  • Candidates should score a minimum of 50% (Pass marks) in the Entrance Examination conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list.

CANDIDATE SELECTION PROCESS

Eligible candidates should appear for the entrance exam conducted by IOM (It is conducted tentatively on the month of Bhadra according to Nepalese calendar), Exam section and the merit list will be published based on the marks secured in the entrance examination. The candidate selection and admission will then be done following the guidelines set by IOM (on merit basis and post-counseling sessions held by IOM).

Please check notices on website of IOM ( www.iom.edu.np ) for regular updates.

FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

International students should have an eligibility certificate from the concerned authority of their country, a valid student visa (if visa is required to stay in Nepal) and eligibility certificate issued by IoM or Ministry of Education of Nepal.

To get the admission in this programme, along with all other academic documents and proof of nationality, Indian candidate should also submit eligibility certificate issued from Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi, India before admission.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

After fulfilling the aforementioned criteria, students have to visit CMC College along with the guardians and have to present the original copies of all the academic certificates. Thereafter, students have to fill up necessary documents and agreement papers as per the rules and requirements of CMC.

MEDICAL FITNESS

Successful candidates will have to undergo medical test by a Medical Board constituted by the College and must be declared fit for final admission.

See attachment for the list of the investigations and vaccinations

PROGRAM DETAIL

See detail program structure here.

Exam format

  • Single best response type with Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Four options (A,B,C,D).
  • No. of questions: 200
  • Recall: Understanding: Application: 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break (To be allowed only after an hour).

Weightage

S.No.SubjectsMarks
Clinical
1Medicine18
2Surgery18
3Obstetrics and Gynecology12
4Pediatrics12
5Orthopedics10
6Otorhinolaryngology10
7Opthalmology7
8Anaesthesiology7
9Psychiatry7
10Radiology7
11Dermatology7
Sub-Total 115
Basic Medical Sciences
12Anatomy12
13Physiology12
14Pathology10
15Pharmacology10
16Biochemistry8
17Microbiology8
Sub-Total 60
18Community Medicine + Research Methodology (6+4)10
19Forensic Medicine5
20Questions related to mandatory CPD (Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS, communication skills)10
Total 200

CONTACT DETAILS

Email : info@cmc.edu.np
Hospital
Bharatpur-10, Chitwan
Phone:+977 056-532933

College
Bharatpur-5, Kailashnagar
Phone:+977 056-520172

Kathmandu Office
Lazimpat, Kathmandu
Phone:+977-1-4005042