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Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj

Prof. Sulochana Shrestha
Campus Chief 


Maharajgunj Nursing Campus is a pioneer Nursing Campus in Nepal established in 1956 A.D. as a school of nursing under the Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health. In 1972, with the introduction of new education system plan in Nepal it came under the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine and named as Mahaboudha Nursing Campus until 1986 AD. The campus was moved to Maharajgunj premises of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital and now it is renamed as Maharajgunj Nursing Campus.


The vision of the Maharajgunj Nursing Campus is to produce nursing and midwifery workforce of optimum level of academic excellence for universal health coverage in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.


Its mission is to prepare  nursing and midwifery workforce to lead and transform the care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex health care environment through academic excellence, innovative research, strong partnerships, and global initiatives.


To achieve our mission and fulfill vision we have three strategic goals:

  1. To deliver high quality nursing and midwifery education comparable to the international standards.
  2. To promote quality education through faculty development initiative.
  3. To upgrade and update the existing academic infrastructure including library and IT facilities to support quality education. 

Academic programs

During its more than 6 decades of existence Maharajgunj Nursing Campus has made considerable progress in its programs. It has increased its academic programs from that of Proficiency Certificate level (PCL) to Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing, Generic Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing, and PhD Nursing Program.

As per government policy PCL nursing programs has been phased out from this campus from the year 2015.

Current Programs at Maharajgunj Nursing Campus

  S. No.


Year of Initiation



Current Intake No.


Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS)


3 years



B.Sc. Nursing


4 years



Master of Nursing


2 years



PhD Nursing


3 years


Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing Program:

1. Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS)

Objective:  The objective of the Bachelor of Nursing Program is to produce middle level nursing providers and leaders who are capable of independent judgment, functioning in a leadership positions in the hospital and community; teaching the junior students and conduct research in areas in of nursing.

Courses Offered

First Year Second Year Third Year
  1. Integrated Basic health Sciences I (Th)
  2. Integrated Basic health Sciences II (Th)
  3. Integrated Basic health Sciences (Pr)
  4. Nursing Concepts and Principles (Th)
  5. Adult health Nursing I (Th)
  6. Adult health Nursing I (Pr)
  7. Child health Nursing I (Th)
  8. Child health Nursing I ((Pr)
  9. Geriatric Nursing (Th)
  10. Geriatric Nursing (Pr)
  11. Comprehensive English
  12.  Computer Application


  1. Social Science Applied  to Nursing (Th)
  2. Community Health Nursing I (Th)
  3. Community Health Nursing I (Pr)
  4. Midwifery I (Th)
  5. Midwifery I (Pr)
  6. Psychiatric Nursing I (Th)
  7. Psychiatric Nursing I  (Pr)
  8. Teaching and  Learning (Th)
  9. Teaching and  Learning (Pr)
  10. Health Economics & Nursing (Th)


  1. Leadership and Management (Th)
  2. Management (Pr)
  3. Research Applied to Nursing (Th)
  4. Research (Pr)
  5. Major Subjects (Elective)
  • Adult Health Nursing II (Th)
  • Child health Nursing II (Th)
  • Community Health Nursing II (Th)
  • Psychiatric Nursing II (Th)
  • Midwifery Nursing II (Th)

6. Major Subjects (Elective)

  • Adult Health Nursing II (Pr)
  • Child Health Nursing II (Pr)
  • Community Health Nursing II (Pr)
  • Psychiatric Nursing II (Pr)
  • Midwifery Nursing II (Pr)

Admission Requirements

Candidates must have passed PCL Nursing Program from recognized institutes by securing minimum of 50% marks, must have at least one year of working experience in nursing after getting license to practice from Nepal Nursing Council (NNC) and must pass the entrance examination conducted by Institute of Medicine.

 2. Generic B.Sc. Nursing Program

Objective: The objective of the Generic B.Sc. Nursing program is to prepare academically sound graduate nurses who are competent to carry out the role of care provider, manager, teacher and researcher in nursing areas.

First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year
  1. Integrated Health Sciences I & II(Th)
  2. Integrated  Health Sciences  (Pr)
  3. Fundamentals of Nursing ( Th & Pr)
  4. Community Health Nursing I (Th& Pr)
  5. Nutrition & Diet Therapy (Th)


  1. Adult Health I& II
  2. Geriatric Nursing (Th)
  3. Adult & Geriatric Nursing (Pr)
  4. Psychiatric Nursing (Th& Pr)
  5. Nursing Concepts (Th)
  6. Social  & Behavioral Science (Th)

  1. Midwifery Nursing I (Th& Pr)
  2. Midwifery Nursing II (Th& Pr)
  3.  Child Health Nursing (Th& Pr)
  4.  Family & Reproductive Health Nursing (Th& Pr)
  1. Management & Health Economics (Th)
  2. Management (Pr)
  3. Educational Science  (Th& Pr)
  4. Research & Biostatistics (Th)
  5. Research Practicum (Pr)



Admission Requirements:

The candidate must have passed I. Sc. or 10+2 securing at least 50% marks in aggregate with major subject such as physics, chemistry and biology. They must pass the entrance examination conducted by the Institute of Medicine.

3. Master of Nursing Program

Master of Nursing (MN) Program in 4 specialty areas:

1. Women Health & Development

2. Adult Nursing

3. Child Health Nursing

4. Psychiatric Nursing.

Objective: To produce nurses who are capable of working at higher managerial level positions at the government offices, hospitals, academic institutions, research areas and nongovernmental organizations.

Courses offered:

First Year Second Year
  1. Nursing Theories & Models.
  2. Epidemiology & Statistics.
  3. Nursing Research.
  4. Trends & Issues in Nursing
  5. Advanced Nursing I (Theory) – Specialty
  • Women Health & Development
  • Adult Nursing
  • Child health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

6. Advances Nursing I (Practical) –Specialty

  • Women Health & Development
  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

7. Educational Science
8. Health Services Management

Specialty Courses
1. Advanced Nursing II–( Theory) – Specialty

  • Women Health & Development
  • Adult Nursing
  • Child health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

2. Advanced Nursing II– (Practical) – Specialty

  • Women Health & Development
  • Adult Nursing
  • Child health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

3. Thesis Writing & Viva Voce – Core

Admission Requirements

  • Post-basic BN /BNS/ Generic B. Sc Nursing
  • At least 1 year of working experience following Bachelor of Nursing program.
  • Must qualify the entrance examination conducted by Institute of Medicine.

4. Ph.D Nursing Program

Admission Requirements
The candidate must have passed Master’s in Nursing at least in second division or equivalent.

Academic Departments:

  1. Midwifery Department
  2. Adult Nursing
  3. Paediatric Nursing
  4. Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Community Health Nursing
  6. Fundamental of Nursing
  7. Nursing Management
  8. Research and Education

1. Clinical Facilities for Students

  1. Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital 700 hundred badded. Maharajgunj.
  2. Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Centre,Maharajgunj
  3. B.P. Koirala Lions Centre for Ophthalmic Studies, Maharajgunj
  4. Ganesh Man Singh Memorial Academy for ENT. Maharajgunj

Other specialized Hospital

  1. Kanti Children Hospital, Maharajgunj
  2. Gangalal Heart Center, Bansbari
  3. Bharatpur Cancer Hospital, Chitwan
  4. Cancer Hospital, Bhaktapur
  5. Paropakar Maternity & Women’s Hospital , Thapathali
  6. Sukra Raj Tropical Hospital, Teku,Kathmandu
  7. Mental Hospital, Lagankhel, Kathmandu
  8. District Hospital Morong,

Community Field areas:

1.   Residential fields Areas:

Chautara district hospital, Carikot PHCC, Dumkauli PHCC, Kusha devi health post, Dhunkhark health post, Sunthan PHCC, Nala health post, Khopasi PHCC, Panchakhal PHCC

2.   Concurrent field Areas:

Sangla, Tokha, Dharmasthali, Kavresthali, Khadka Bhadrakali, Budhanilkantha, Gundu, Dhadhikot, Changu Narayan, Bode, Thimi, Bal kumara, Jitpur Phedi, Jhor, Golphutar.

Library facilities

  • KOHA  open source integrated soft ware program is used to access various databases including thesis database and other document data base has been created. These data could be accessed in the web address is:
  • Barcode system.
  • Separate computer lab with internet facilities (free WIFI to user)
  • All the printed reading materials are in open access system.
  • Bibliography of research reports and theses.
  • Photocopy and printing  services.
  • Access to medline, PubMed HINARI, NEPjol & ASIAjol etc. search through internet.

Library collection

Description No.
Books 19839
E-books (HINARI) 24900
WHO & other documents 2854
Thesis & research reports 1700
Flip Charts 328
Slides & cassettes 525


HINARI  (full texts accessed) 12700
Bound Volumes 500
Loose Issues back issues 1100
  • Journal of IoM
  • Nepal Medical College journal
  • Economic Journal of Nepal
  • Journal of NHRC
  • Journal of Nursing Education of Nepal
  • Journal of midwives association of Nepal

Hostel Facility:

The Campus has its own hostel facility with double-bedded room which can accommodate 284 students.

Address for Correspondence:

Tribhuvan University,Institute of Medicine

Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj,


Tel.: 977-1-4720423(Exam Section)
         977-1-4720178 (Account)

         977-1-4720334 (Assistant Campus Chief/Warden/Administration)