Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) was established in 1997. Kathmandu Medical College Pvt. Ltd., comprising of leading doctors, businessmen and charity organizations took over the management of KMC on 1st May 2000. The intention is to provide service which is easily accessible, reasonably cheap and of the highest standards. The fact that an increased number of sick and needy are seeking medical aid at KMC Teaching Hospital is proof of this. The college is located in the capital Kathmandu.
The standards and criteria adopted by KMC are in strict adherence to the requirements of Nepal Medical Council and Kathmandu University. The courses are planned as shown in the course table.
The first two academic years focus on basic medical science with interdepartmental integration as well as clinical and community correlation. A holistic approach to health and health care system in Nepal is taken. The course starts from August.
Kathmandu Medical College (KMC), functions from two complexes – basic sciences at Duwakot and clinical sciences at Sinamangal. Dr. Govind Sharma, former VC of Tribhuwan University and previous of Institute Of Medicine (IOM) is the CEO , Prof. Hemang Dixit, is the Principal. Several of our teaching staff have had considerable teaching experience in Medical Colleges in India and abroad.
KMC is permanently affiliated to Kathmandu University and fully recognized by the Nepal Medical Council and the Sri Lanka Medical Council. The working experience at KMCTH is recognized to enable doctors to sit in the postgraduate entrance examinations held by other universities. Many students, after MBBS qualification sit for USMLE, PLAB or the licensing examination of the Medical Council of India. Kathmandu Medical College has also been listed in the WHO’s World Directory of Medical Schools – electronic format as from June 2002. Following full recognition by NMC, KMC is also listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). KMC is an Associate Member of the Network Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) that has its headquarters at Glent in Belgium .