Among the medical colleges of Nepal, Gandaki Medical College located in Lekhnath-2, Pokhara, Kaski is a reputed name. Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre (GMCTHRC) P. Ltd. is a health educational institute established in 2007 AD with the vision of becoming the first choice learning institute for medical education and health care delivery. The college is affiliated to Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine. GMC owns about 220 ropanies of land which is abundant for the establishment of the physical infrastructures. GMC has gained the recognition Nepal Medical Council since 2010 AD.
GMC is a reputed medical college mainly in the western development region of the country. This has come to be the result of incessant adherence to the core qualities of the institute that include visionary leadership, committed and competent staff, state of the art technology, integrity in adherence to the regulatory standards of the institute, exemplary corporate governance, farsighted visions, promotion of health, education and tourism for Pokhara by encompassing all the priority sectors and investment in the latest technologies.
Gandaki Medical College Courses
The focal course of Gandaki Medical College is MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). This course takes five and a half years for the completion according to the TU curriculum. The provision of scholarship (free tuition fees) is made available to ten (10%) percent of students per year. The requirement is that they should have been enlisted in the merit list of IOM entrance exam beforehand. Each year, there is a room for 75 students to be selected for the MBBS program in the month of November/ December. Presently, the other programs that are being conducted in GMCTHRC are BSc. Nursing, BSc. MIT, BSc. MLT and BPH Program. The institute has been running successfully to provide quality education to the students.
Gandaki Medical College Admission
To apply for the admission, the requirements for the applicants include notary certified photocopies of the following:
- Mark Sheet of SLC/ Class 10 or equivalent
- Mark Sheet, Certificate, Migration Certificate, Character Certificate, Provisional Certificate, Mark sheet of 10+2 or I.Sc. or A level or equivalent
- TU Admit Card 2011 /MOE recommendation letter / Principals recommendation letter.
- Bank Voucher for the amount deposited in KIST Bank Ac Number 003003000021703, Pokhara Branch.
- Nationality (Passport + Visa document) for Foreign National OR Citizenship card for Nepalese candidate.
- Citizenship Certificate of two referees (Not applicable for Foreign Nationals)
- Eligibility certificate issued by the medical council of India (For Indian Students only)
Gandaki Medical College Pokhara
GMC proposes 900 bedded teaching hospital with all activity of clinical and medical facilities, thus providing excellent health care amenities. Gandaki Medial College Teaching Hospital and Research Pvt. Ltd with 750-bed capacity located in Prithvi chowk, ward no 9 of Pokhara sub-metropolitan city of Nepal. GMC will have 400 bedded multi speciality hospital at Lekhnath Municipality-2, which is about 9 km from Pokhara city. GMC aims to be a centre of excellence in health education, service and research.
Gandaki Medical College Hostel and other facilities
GMCTH provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. They are under the supervision of experienced and caring wardens. The management also provides 24 hours our security as well as communication facilities. There are other facilities for the students like 24/7 wireless internet, cafeteria, conference hall, study lounge, hall with Television and different indoor games like table tennis, carom board, chess, gym, etc.