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Institute of Medicine

Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Institute of Medicine (IOM) was established in 1972 under Tribhuvan University with the mandate and the responsibility of training all the categories of health-related human resources according to the need of the country. Within the first decade of its establishment, it extended into 22 campuses across the country. IOM was established with the following goals:

  • To produce of health-related human resources required for health services and education
  • To provide health services through its health institutions
  • To conduct research in health sciences

Currently it has 7 constituent campuses, 1 central department, 15 affiliated colleges and 3 tertiary level teaching hospitals.

Vision

Produce all categories of health-related human resources to fulfill the need of the country.

Mission

  • To provide health category of education.
  • To provide quality healthcare services through its hospitals
  • To provide all categories of health-related human resources
  • To conduct and participate in researches in the field of health sciences and education

Goal

To achieve self sufficiency in the production of all categories of health-related human resources and quality health care services in Nepal.

 

Organogram (Organizational Chart)

 

 

Constituent Campuses

SN

Name of College

Address

Date of Establishment

1

Ayurved Campus

Kathmandu

2012

2

Maharajgunj Nursing Campus

Kathmandu

2022

3

Biratnagar Nursing Campus

Morang

2023

4

Nepalgunj Nursing Campus

Banke

2026

5

Maharajgunj Medical Campus

Kathmandu

2029

6

Birgunj Nursing Campus

Parsa

2032

7

Pokhara Nursing Campus

Kaski

2042

 

CENTRAL DEPARTMENT

SN

Name of College

Address

Date of Establishment

1

Central Department of Public Health

Kathmandu

2075

Affiliated Campuses

SN

Name of College

Address

Date of Establishment

1

Peoples Dental College & Hospital

Kathmandu

2055

2

Universal College of Medical Sciences

Rupandehi

2055

3

National Medical College

Parsa

2058

4

Janaki Medical College

Dhanusha

2060

5

M.B. Kedia Dental College & Hospital

Parsa

2063

6

Chitwan Medical College

Chitwan

2064

7

Kist Medical College

Lalitpur

2065

8

National College for Advance Learning

Kathmandu

2065

9

Sunsari Technical College

Sunsari

2065

10

Gandaki Medical College

Kaski

2067

11

Janamaitri Foundation of Health Sciences

Lalitpur

2067

12

Matrix College

Parsa

2067

13

Nepal Ayurved Medical College

Parsa

2067

14

Manmohan Memorial Institute of Health Sciences

Kathmandu

2068

15

Neplease Army Institute of Health Sciences

Kathmandu

2068

Hospitals

1.Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital

2.BP Koirala lions center for ophthalmic studies

3.Manmohan cardiothorasic vascular and transplant center

4. Dental Teaching Hospital

5. Aayurved Hospital, Kirtipur

 

Programs offered at IOM

A)  Bachelor’s Level

SN

Pragrams

Duration

1

Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) 

5.5 Yrs

2

Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)

4 Yrs

3

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

5.5 Yrs

4

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom) 

4 Yrs

5

Bachelor of Perfusion Technology (B.Perfusion Tech)

4 Yrs

6

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm)

4 Yrs

7

Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology (B.Sc.MIT)

4 Yrs

8

Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BSc.MLT)

4 Yrs

9

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery (BAMS)

5.5 Yrs

10

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing)

4 Yrs

11

BNS (Adult Health Nursing)

3 Yrs

12

BNS (Child Health Nursing)

3 Yrs

13

BNS (Community Health Nursing)

3 Yrs

14

BNS (Psychiatric Nursing)

3 Yrs

15

Bachelor in Public Health (BPH)

4 Yrs

 

 

B)      Post Graduate Level

 

SNo

Programs

Duration

1

MD Anaesthesiology

3 Yrs.

2

MD Biochemistry

3 Yrs.

3

MD Clinical Pharmacology

3 Yrs.

4

MD Clinical Physiology

3 Yrs.

5

MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology

3 Yrs.

6

MD Forensic Medicine

3 Yrs.

7

MD General Practice

3 Yrs.

8

MD Internal Medicine

3 Yrs.

9

MD Microbiology

3 Yrs.

10

MD Obstetrics.& Gynaecology

3 Yrs.

11

MD Ophthalmology

3 Yrs.

12

MD Pathology

3 Yrs.

13

MD Pediatrics

3 Yrs.

14

MD Psychiatry

3 Yrs.

15

MD Radiodiagnosis

3 Yrs.

16

MD Kayachikistsa

3 Yrs.

17

MS Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)

3 Yrs.

18

MS General Surgery

3 Yrs.

19

MS Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery

3 Yrs.

20

MS Clinical Anatomy

3 Yrs.

21

MDS Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

3 Yrs.

22

MDS Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

3 Yrs.

23

MDS Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

3 Yrs.

24

MDS Pedodontics

3 Yrs.

25

MDS Periodontics & Implantology

3 Yrs.

26

MDS Prosthodontics & Maxillofacial Prosthesis

3 Yrs.

27

MSc Clinical Biochemistry

3 Yrs.

28

MSc Clinical Microbiology

3 Yrs.

29

MSc Medical Imaging Technology (MIT)

3 Yrs.

30

MN (Adult Nursing)

3 Yrs.

31

MN (Pediatric Nursing)

3 Yrs.

32

MN (Psychiatric Nursing)

3 Yrs.

33

MN (Women  Health Development)

3 Yrs.

34

MN (Community Health Nursing)

3 Yrs.

35

Master of Public Health (MPH)

3 Yrs.

36

Master of Public Health Nutrition (MPHN)

3 Yrs.

37

Master of Health Promotion and Education (MHPE)

3 Yrs.

 

C) MCh Degree

SNo

Programme

Duration

1

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery

3 Yrs.

3

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Neurosurgery

3 Yrs.

2

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Plastic Surgery

3 Yrs.

4

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Surgical Gastroenterology

3 Yrs.

5

Magister of Chirurgiae (MCh) in Urology

3 Yrs.

 

D) DM Degree

1

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology

3 Yrs.

3

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Critical Care Medicine

3 Yrs.

2

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Emergency Medicine

3 Yrs.

4

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Medical Gastroenterology

3 Yrs.

5

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Nephrology

3 Yrs.

6

Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in Neurology

3 Yrs.

                

E) M. Phil Degree:

SNo

Programs

Duration

1

M Phil Clinical Psychology

3 Yrs.

 

F) Ph.D. Degree

SNo

Programs

Duration

1

PhD in Microbiology

3 Yrs.

 

2

PhD in Nursing

3 Yrs.

 

3

PhD in Public Health

3 Yrs.

 

           

 

Admission Policy

IOM will admit the candidates of all levels according to the nomination lists set by the Medical Education Commission.

 

Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

Maharajgunj Medical Campus (MMC) at Maharajgunj, Kathmandu is one of the nine campuses of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Since its upgradation to the status of a campus of IOM from the Auxiliary Health Worker’s School in 1972, MMC has, during the span of just over four decades, played a significant role in conducting academic programs for the development of different categories of Human Resources for Health (HRH) in Nepal. Of the Sixty-three academic programs that the IOM runs to date, thirty-six are postgraduate and eleven undergraduate programs (about ninety percent of the educational activities of the IOM) are being conducted at MMC. It has endeavored to create competent and diverse Human Resources for Health (HRH), ranging from a Primary health Care worker to a Medical Specialist for rendering primary to tertiary health care in the country. MMC has indeed taken a long stride in the field of medical education in Nepal.

Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

Maharajgunj Nursing Campus is a pioneer Nursing Campus in Nepal since its inception in 1965 AD. During its 56  years of existence, MNC has made considerable progress. It has increased its academic program from that of Proficiency Certificate level to Bachelor of Nursing, Master of Nursing, Generic Bachelor of Science in Nursing and PhD in Nursing Program. MNC is located within the premises of Institute of Medicine in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal. The students come from all over the country to enroll in nursing field. The campus has memorandum of understanding with international universities of Finland and Sweden for exchange visits of students and faculty to learn more about global health care.

Birgunj Nursing Campus (BNC) Birta, Birgunj

Birgunj Nursing Campus is located at Province No. II, Birgunj Metropolitan City, Birta -4. It was established in 2032 BS (1975 AD) with AHW, CMA (Community Medicine Auxiliary) program. In 2033 B.S, this program came under IOM as Birgunj Nursing Campus. During its 46 years of existence, Birgunj Nursing Campus has made a significant progress. It has expanded its academic program from CMA to Bachelor of Nursing Science and is looking forward to bring further higher education in Nursing Science. At present BNC is running two nursing education programs, i.e. 3 years Proficiency Certificate Level Nursing Program (PCL) with 45 students intake each year since 2043 B.S. and 3 years Bachelor in Nursing (BNS) with 25 students intake each year since 2068 B.S.

Pokhara Nursing Campus (PNC), Ramghat, Pokhara

Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine, Pokhara Campus, was established in 1985 in Pokhara, Ramghat-12 as an educational institute to educate young Nepalese women and men entering the field of nursing. Pokhara Campus since its inception has grown into an independent institution of higher education and is constituent campus under the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine (TU, IOM).

Nepalgunj Nursing Campus (NNC), Nepalgunj

Nepalgunj Nursing Campus was establishment in 2026 BS, Nepalgunj sub-metropolitan city, ward no -10, near Bheri Zonal Hospital, NNC was establish to prepare quality human resources in nursing through quality education and also to serve people of Nepal by Educating qualified Nepali men and women as professional nurses. Influencing in health care in Nepal by providing  conceptual and problem solving skilled compassionate nurses who demonstrate quality nursing care wherever they discharge their service. Currently 3 years PCL Nursing and 3 years Bachelor of Nursing Science program are running.

Ayurved Campus, Kirtipur

This campus conducts BAMS (Bachelor Level in Ayurvedic Medicine) and MD Ayurved (KayaChikitsa) in its building at Kirtipur. Fifty beds Ayurved Teaching Hospital has been brought into operation within the TU premises. This campus is running as an autonomous body under the University since 2012.

Central Department of Public Health

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine started undergraduate education in Public Health in 1986 and postgraduate education in 1991 for the first time in Nepal. Until 2018, the public health programs at bachelor and master level were conducted by the Maharajgunj Medical Campus. Further realizing the necessity of providing excellency in public health education in the country and need for expanding and upgrading the public health academic infrastructure, Central Department of Public Health (CDPH) was established in August 2018 with the decision of TU executive council. CDPH is the autonomous entity of public health education under the aegis of Tribhuvan University (TU), Institute of Medicine (IOM). With the establishment of CDPH, the students’ admission and teaching-learning arrangement of Bachelor of public Health (BPH), Master of Public Health (MPH), Master in Health Promotion and Education (MHPE) and Master in Public Health Nutrition (MPHN) and PhD in Public Health are implemented by the CDPH. The CDPH is planning to introduce new programs in public health discipline as per the need of the country.

Hospitals

TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj

In addition to the various academic programs, the Institute of Medicine is running the most advanced tertiary health care facility, the Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital (TUTH) in Maharajgunj. This hospital has 745 beds including Intensive Care Unit and neurological units. In the new Emergency building within the premises of the hospital, 90 beds Ambulatory Unit including emergency services has also been started. This emergency building has all the facilities related to emergency and mass casualty care to the patients.  Suresh Wagle Memorial Cancer Centre is under construction. T.U. Teaching Hospital was established in 1982 with the generous support of the government of Japan. The establishment of the hospital was a landmark in the evolution of medical education in Nepal. Since its establishment, it has been playing an important role in the field of medical education and health services in Nepal. It has contributed significantly and is a pioneer institution for the production of quality human resources in all categories of health sector and specialties to fulfill the need of the nation. The human resources produced by this institution are servicing nationally and globally and some are in leadership position.TUTH is a premier tertiary care hospital in Nepal. It has also been a pioneer in sub and super-specialty services. During these years it has catered to the people from all parts, classes and sectors. It has been strongly standing by and supporting the country at the time national weeds was it in 2015 a massive earthquake.

It is working as one of the hub hospitals in Nepal for COVID-19 worldwide pandemic.It has been tirelessly proving an efficient care to the patients. It has provided treatment to more than 1600 infected patients till date.  It tends to provide even better and efficient healthcare, medical education and research activities in coming years.

This hospital was commenced as a general hospital with 301 beds in the beginning. Now it is functioning with the capacity of more than 700 beds including 11 beds of modern and advanced Intensive Care Units (ICU).  Kidney transplantation service was started from August 2008. It has already transplanted to 650 persons till date. The transplant team of TUTH successfully accomplished the second living donor kidney transplantation for the Prime Minister Rt. Honorable Mr. KP Sharma Oli on 4th March 2020. Furthermore, liver transplantation was started from 17 Jestha, 2076. Four cases of liver transplantation surgery have been successfully accomplished till date. There are separate physical infrastructures for ENT, Orthopedics, Birthing Center and Pediatrics Departments. Suresh Wagle Cancer Center, a long-time awaited project is ready for hand over. The separate block for Extended Hospital Services (EHS) supported by Bhatbhateni Super Store Pvt. Ltd. is at the end of construction. Furthermore, a liquid oxygen tank with the capacity of 20 kiloliters/minute has been installed recently in  the hospital premises.

Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre (MCVTC)

MCVTC is a tertiary center providing services to all patients with cardiac, thoracic and vascular diseases. As an independent component of the TU Institute of Medicine, the center is also a hub for academic and research activities for various program of the university. From training the undergraduates to specialists to super specialists, among others, MCVTC is contributing immensely to the production of duly qualified healthcare resources for the country.

The center is equipped with high-level resources – infrastructure as well as human resources, to materialize its clinical and academic capabilities.

B.P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies

In addition to the campuses and the TU Teaching Hospital, IoM runs B.P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies. The centre offers the most advanced eye care services in the country. Besides supporting and training the undergraduate and post graduate students of IoM, it also conducts B. Optom course in the Centre. It is in the forefront of research in eye health.

National Center for Health Professions Education (NCHPE)

National Centre for Health Professions Education (NCHPE) is a national level organization under Tribhuvan University Institute of Medicine committed to improve the health of the country ensuring quality health professions education by educating teachers in Nepal. Although it was officially upgraded to this from in 2009 (2066 BS), it has its long history of continued and consistent efforts to support its activities.

An “Education Support Unit” was established in Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 1986 to impart teacher’s training to its faculty members in innovations in medical education. It was later renamed as Education Support Center and it was realized that it should form an integral and permanent part of the Institute of Medicine with functional autonomy.

Research Department, IOM

Research Department was established in 2064 BS, and the department's  Work Plan was approved by executive body of IOM Under research committee. This department is transferred to the 4th floor of BP Koirala Center for Ophthalmic Studies, Maharajgunj. Some of the activities  conducted by the  department are as follows:

  • Promoting research
  • Liaoning with IRB for review of research proposals
  • Publication of JIOM

Prof. Dr. Dibya Singh Shah

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Institute of Medicine, TU P.O. Box 1524

Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone (977-1) 4410911

Fax (977-1) 4418186

Email: dean@iom.tu.edu.np

Website:www.iom.edu.np