Universal Medical College


Universal Medical College or Universal College of Medical Sciences was established in 1998, basically located in Bhairahwa region of Rupandehi. It is just 15 Km away from Lumbini city known as the Birthplace of Buddha. At the time of establishment it only offer MBSB and BDS course but now it also offer other branches of medicine like MDS, MS, Etc. the main purpose to establish this institution is to provide higher education and medical treatment at an affordable price.

College is affiliated to Tribhuvan University and got recognized by the Nepal Medical Council. It is one of the top medical institutions in Nepal because of its different characteristics. College provide advance study structure, diverse pedagogy, comfortable study environment, highly skilled faculties, and all up-to-date facilities. 

Colleges offer various medicine courses lead to graduate and postgraduate degrees in different branches of medicine like Nursing, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Paramedical, etc. one of the most popular courses offered by the college is MBBS course. MBBS in Nepal curriculum is designed in accordance with international parameters. 

universal medical college
Universal Medical College, Nepal

It is a pioneer institution of Nepal, and till date it shaped the future of more than 2000 students who receive their higher education from UMC and now working with reputed organization. 

Quick view 

College name Universal Medical College 
Location Rupandehi, Nepal
EstablishmentIn the year 1998.
Course Duration 5.5 year professional course 
Course Fees Structure  Total 58 Lakhs 
Eligibility criteria Minimum Higher Secondary Certificate Examination with 50% marks
Any, Accepted Examination Yes, NEET Accepted
Mode of lecturesIn English
Approved byApproved by MCI and NMC
NationalityNational and International allowed

Universal Medical College Eligibility Criteria and Admission procedure 

Eligibility Criteria 

UMC offers many specialized courses in Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry and Surgery, in order to be a part of any of its courses, you have to fulfill the criteria first. Criteria of this college is very simple and easy;

  • Candidates must have completed their higher Secondary education or any other equivalent examination from a recognized board of council. Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks with the major subjects like Physics, Biology, Chemistry and English. 
  • Candidate‚Äôs minimum age should be 17 years old or as on 31st December of the same year.
  • It is very compulsory for each applicant that he/ she should be a NEET qualified. Try to secure valid marks in examination, to get admission in best medical college.

Apart from this interesting candidate must be physically and mentally fit and focused toward their goal.

Admission process 

Admission will be started in the month of September every year. Admission procedure of this college is hassle-free and quick because its procedure is well defined. Selection for admission is based on the merits and academic performance of the candidate. One can easily take admission if he satisfy the requirements of the college and have all requested documents. 

 Universal Medical College Course and Programs 

 College offers many programs and courses which lead to graduate and postgraduate degrees and MBBS program is one of them. It is a 5.5 years long course. 4.5 year is devoted for classroom studies and 1 year is dedicated for clinical training. Right below we have mentioned some faculties offered by the college;

  1. B.Sc. Nursing
  2. Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  3. Bachelor of Surgery
  4. Bachelor of Medical Imaging Technology
  5. Bachelor in Public Health
  6. MDS program 
  7. MD/MS Programs
  8. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  9. Periodontics
  10. Conservative and Endodontics
  11. Bachelor in Medical Laboratory Technology
  12. Prosthodontics 

UMC Affiliation 

NMC is affiliated to the Tribhuvan University of Nepal and recognized by Nepal Medical Council, the Medical Council of India, Sri Lanka Medical Council, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India and Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council, etc.

Facilities offered by UMC

  • Multi-specialty courses and preparatory courses are offered by the college.
  • Training Hospital of college is well-equipped and has the capacity of 900+ beds.
  • Lecture are only delivered by experienced and highly qualified teaching staff. 
  • If we talk about college infrastructure, it has a Museum, a separate building for library, Demonstration halls, lecture halls, Sports complex, Conference and Seminar hall, cafeteria, Canteen, Hostel, etc.
  • Integrated Scholarship programs, Health club facilities, other general facilities are provided by the College.