About Admission

MD/MS/MDS of the National Academy of Medical Sciences

Entrance examination for MD/MS/MDS residency Programme.

Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Master of Surgery (MS)

Master of Surgery (MS)

NAMS MD/MS/MDS Entrance Examination Regulations

  1. For MD/MS/MDS entrance examination, single common MCQ theory examination will be held. It will be based on MBBS syllabus for MD/MS and on BDS syllabus for MDS.

  2. Candidates have to achieve a minimum of 50% in theory paper (MCQ) to pass the entrance examination.

  3. The selection of the candidates will be based on the basis of overall merit list (Remote area marks and academic qualification marks will be the same as before).

  4. In the entrance examination form, the candidates will have to indicate their choice of subjects. Up to three choices, as first, second and third, can be indicated. The selection will be made strictly as per their choices indicated on the available seats.

  5. During publication of the results, a candidates' roll number / name can appear in both successful candidates list of one subject and waiting lists of other subjects depending on his/her choice. In such cases, in the event that a seat falls vacant in the subject of the waiting list, the candidate will have to compulsorily transfer to the subject of the waiting list depending on his/her preferred choice.

  6. If any seats in any subject remain vacant, application will be invited again from among the remaining eligible merit list candidates for the vacant subjects.

  7. The number of MCQs in the MD/MS and MDS entrance examination will be 120 and the time allotted will be 2 hours.

Eligibility Criteria for applying to MD/MS/MDS Course:

  1. Candidates should have MBBS / BDS or equivalent degree recognized by the Nepal Medical Council.

  2. Candidates should have minimum two years of work experience in Government, University or other similar recognized hospitals after temporary registration with Nepal Medical council/Nepal Dental Council.

Posting of MD Ophthalmology candidates:

MD Ophthalmology training is being conducted at three institutes affiliated to NAMS. Candidates are posted at one institute for the whole three year period. Candidates who are successful in the MD Ophthalmology entrance examination will be posted to one institution by lottery system conducted by the subject committee.

Procedures for selecting Bir Hospital Sponsored Candidates:

Please contact NAMS office, administration section, for details.

Note:The government candidates eligible for study leave will be given preference in the admission. At the time of submitting the application forms, government candidates are required to submit proof of being eligible for study leave. At the time of admission, they have to submit letter showing that study leave has been granted. After government candidates have been selected, the remaining seats will be given to payment fee category.


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