National Medical College was established in the year 2001, located in Birgunj, Parsa district of Nepal. It is promoted by the “National Medical College Company Pvt. Ltd.” under the Chairmanship of Prof. Dr. Jainuddin Ansari, an outstanding surgeon who has earned national and international credentials for the promotion of Medico-Social services. It is affiliated to Tribhuvan University (TU) and Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT). It is accredited from Nepal Nursing council, Nepal Professional Health Council and Nepal Medical Council.
National Medical College Birgunj is one of the leading medical colleges in Nepal, in fact the number one among all medical colleges in terms of infrastructure, teaching methodologies, academic facilities and modern sophisticated medical equipment's.
Mission and Goal of National Medical College:
National Medical College, affiliated with the world renowned Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal and recognized by Nepal Medical Council, is an international institution for Medical Education. The college aims to produce the most competent and knowledgeable medical doctors and Para-medical personnel for meeting the growing demands of technical manpower of the country in particular and of the “Global Village” in general. In addition, the college has also in its mission to perform scientific research and provide with quality health services to the sick and the needy. Thus human resource development is its first and foremost objective
The College is committed to obtain the highest academic place among all the medical colleges in the country by enriching the inquisitive minds of its students with the latest research findings and most up-to-date and advanced scientific knowledge and information on the Medical & Nursing subjects. The college has in its mind to leave no stone unturned in making itself one of the finest and the most advanced medical colleges of the world.
The College not only equips its students with adequate latest medical and scientific skills and know-how on the subject for performing successfully their duties but also has its mission to nourish and nurture its students in such a way that they always remain benevolent, compassionate and sympathetic to their patients while performing their professional duties, “the Messiahs for the sick and the needy”.
With these aims and objectives in view, the college has been established in accordance with the international standard set for medical education by The WorId Federation of Medical Education and in accordance with the norms set by the Nepal Medical Council, the Medical Council of India and the Medical Council of other developed Countries. The undergraduate & Postgraduate Medical/Nursing Degrees of Tribhuvan University have wide recognition and acceptance which the college believes will be highly valued by employers of medical institutions across the globe, the details of which has been given under the heading "Linkage Scenario".
National Medical College is situated at the South-eastern Sub-metropolitan city of Birgunj, the commercial Capital of Nepal, along the Indo-Nepal border. The college campus is only 3 kms away from the Indian border town of Raxaul (in Bihar State) which is well connected with most major cities and towns of India by road and railway. Birgunj has good road linkage with most cities and towns of Nepal. It is a matter of just 15 minutes flight to Kathmandu, the national capital.
The entire establishment of National Medical College, viz, Pre-clinical and clinical departments, Teaching hospital, School of Nursing, Students hostels, Quarters for faculties and other staff, Library, etc., all are located within one single campus spread over a fairly large track of about 40 acres of land. This is the unique advantage of this college as compared to many other Medical College in Nepal, which facilitates the teaching staff and students for better understanding with each other & work together for a better academic environment.
The National Medical College Campus is located at the outskirt of Birgunj city in a peaceful and pollution free environment. There is round o’clock local transport facilities available between the college campus and the markets and other utility places in the city.
Birgunj is a multi-cultural and multi-lingual city where Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists and other ethnic communities live together in peace and harmony. The commonly spoken languages include Nepali, Bhojpuri, Hindi, Urdu, English, Newari and some other local dialects
As far as climate is concerned, Birgunj experiences temperature ranging from 8°C (the lowest in winter) and 39°C (the maximum in summer) and the average rainfall registered during the rainy season is 80 mm. Birgunj, the second largest city of Nepal has a population of nearly 6 hundred thousand people. The city provides a wide range choice of hotels, restaurants, shopping centres that suit the pockets of every class of people. There are many places and spots of recreation and amusement in and around the city
Regarding places of worship, there are many Hindu and Buddhist temples, Mosques, Guru Dwaras, and Churches to provide spiritual and religious needs of people. Most of the major banks of Nepal (both public and private sector) have their branches at Birgunj. Many of these banks are joint ventures with the leading banks of India and some other SAARC nations. This gives a major advantage to students coming from India and other SAARC countries. One of the major banking networks of Nepal has a branch within the National Medical College campus with 24 hours ATM facility, which facilitates easy money transaction matters for the students, staff & the patients.