NIST Medical College is located in Khusibun, Nepal. The college provides comprehensive healthcare education, research and training facilities to medical professionals. The vision of the inception of the medical institute and the hospital was to provide affordable and professional delivery of healthcare facilities. The institution is affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU). The various medical degree and diploma courses are recognized by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC).
The college is renowned for its Medical programs with various specializations in Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Pharmacology etc. Admission to 5 and a half years’ MBBS course inclusive of one year’s internship period is based on the previous academic records. The selection is based on merit in the qualifying examinations like HSC, with a combination of any 3 or all 4 subjects of, Mathematics, Physics, Biology and Chemistry, and English as a mandatory subject. The minimum age for an undergraduate medical student has to be 17, on the year of admission. Candidates have to appear for an interview conducted by the college Selection Board, prior to the final selection.
Rigorous practice, under the guidelines of NMC, is conducted through edifying lectures and diverse training modules. Interactive tutorials, case study presentations, brain-storming sessions, problem solving skills training, are all part of the curriculum. Integrated and inter-departmental conferences and seminars, national and international workshops are conducted regularly. Research on contemporary medicine and surgical procedures is given due significance. Community exposure forms an integral part of the curriculum.
The college-affiliated teaching hospital and research centre are equipped with super-specialized, digitalized, laboratories and operation theatres for catering to diverse investigations. The digitalized laboratories are well-equipped for conducting various investigations. The campus boasts of, lecture halls, well-equipped museums, state-of-the-art libraries, demonstration room, modernized computer labs, Internet connectivity, sports complex, playground, and separate hostel for girls and boys, mess facilities, cultural activity centre, ATM, telecommunication and transportation services, laundry, and much more, for dissemination of world-class educational services to students.
The faculty consists of distinguished medical practitioners who are regularly involved with various intensive and extensive, community-oriented, participatory and clinical research projects. Most of the professors are renowned specialists in their own respective Pre-Clinical, Para Clinical and Clinical disciplines. The department of medicine provides numerous research papers and journals in various medical publications, nationally and internationally. Eminent Medical professionals visit the campus often, for imparting intellectual interactions. The annual tuition fee for MBBS is Rs. 3,50,000 approximately, which is subject to change based on the decisions of the college administration.