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For several years, Indian students have been undergoing education in medical sciences in various Colleges and Universities in Nepal. Several instances have come to light where Indian students studying MBBS in Nepal have to face problems relating to their examination, evaluation/re-evaluation of answer-sheets and charges involved thereof, opaque marking system, being declared as Not Fit for Technical Education (NFTE) criteria, etc. Recently, some Indian Medical students have also complained about them not being provided the adequate opportunities for redressal of their grievances in a transparent manner. Few alleged cases of discrimination and partisan treatment by the Medical Colleges in Nepal resulting in deliberate failing of Indian students in large numbers are also highlighted by the students.


Before seeking admission in a Medical College/University in Nepal, Indian students are advised to apply due caution and diligence. Following Dos and Don’ts may be considered:




1.   Students must ensure that they strictly fulfill the eligibility criteria for their admissions as per the regulations of Nepal as well as of India, including passing of NEET.


2.   All necessary documents are required to be carried personally for the admissions in MBBS in Nepal.


3.   Students should approach the college directly to check if it is actually a bonafide institution and must gather authentic information about the eligibility criteria, procedures of admission, availability of faculties, curriculum, facilities for practical, etc. Students should not merely depend on the website of the College.


4.   The fee component and its mode of payment should be understood clearly. If possible, an authentic signed copy of fee payment schedule (including year wise fee structure, installments and date of payment against each installment) should be taken from the College/University in Nepal.


5.   Detailed enquiry ought to be conducted about the type of facilities being provided by the college including hostel, food, transportation, medical, etc. and the expenses bearing on it. The student must ask for the hidden charges levied by the College, if any.


6.   While seeking admissions, students should check the results of previous years and the proportionate pass percentages of Indian students from a particular College.


7.   Before taking final decision for the admission, the student must speak to number of existing Indian Medical students of the College and ascertain about the various problems & its solutions. The student should gather all details very carefully pertaining to the procedure for examinations, re-examinations, revaluation of answer-sheets and charges involved thereof, number of permitted attempts to clear re-examinations, NFTE (Not Fit for Technical Education) criteria, etc.


8.   Some of the colleges charge heavy penalty (almost 100%) on the pending dues, which may lead to heavy financial burden on the student. It should be clarified initially.




1.   The student should be beware of any Agent or Consultancy services either for seeking admission in MBBS in Nepal or asking for any discount for fee, etc.


2.   The student should refrain from engaging in unlawful/political activities after getting admission in the college.


Students may also note that


1.   The Embassy of India, Kathmandu is not involved in the admission process/evaluation of answer-sheets of Indian students in the Medical institutions in Nepal.


2.   Prior to getting admission, the student should explore the social media and extract various information/ details including reputation/ grading of the colleges/Universities and its examination system.



02 August 2019

Kathmandu, Nepal