Universal College of Medical Science, Nepal
Universal College of Medical Sciences (UCMS) was established in the year 1998 with the affiliation of Tribhuvan University and recognized by Nepal Medical Council (NMC) & is considered as the pioneer institute in Nepal in the field of Medicine & dentistry.
The college is located at Bhairahawa in Rupandehi district, Lumbini Zone which is one of the education & business hubs of Nepal, and is near Indo-Nepal boarder town Sonauli (2 km). The college is situated just 15 km away from Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, which is considered as the main attraction of tourism in Nepal.
The Universal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal, is the largest single-campus Medical College in the country. Its superior physical facilities, methods of operation and collaborative agreements with the International Medical Institutions, makes it a Campus that few others can match.
The Universal Campus is situated in a vast 120 acres green field land. The facilities that the Management has provided includes ultra modern and fully equipped Laboratories, dedicated Classrooms, modern fully-supervised Library, renowned Faculty from India, Nepal and USA, recreational facilities including Health Club, TV and Sports Club, Computer Suites with access to E –mail, Internet and other software, separate Hostel facilities for boys and girls with 24 hours Security and superb Canteen serving homely food.
At present, the college is offering various programs like MBBS, BDS, B.Sc. Nursing, B.N, B.MLT & B. Pharmacy. College has also started post graduation (PG) program from 2009/10 and at present it is offering MD/MS degrees in 16 specialties. It also offers post graduate degree in dentistry in 5 specialities.
With the history of more than 15 years of excellence in the field of medical education, UCMS aims to maintain the philosophy of imparting quality education & health service for a healthy tomorrow.
1. Lumbini Zonal Hospital - Lumbini Zonal Hospital is 100 years old Government Hospital situated at Butwal. It is 136 beds Multi Specialty Hospital and provides services through various departments like Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obs / Gyne, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, ENT etc. The occupancy rate of Lumbini Zonal Hospital is 80% on an average.
UCMS has signed a long term contract with Lumbini Zonal Hospital and students are posted there for clinical teaching and learning. Here they obtain a chance to witness post-mortem and also get excellent exposure to various clinical materials.
2. Rana Ambika Shah Eye Hospital - This Hospital is 25 years old, situated at Bhairahawa which has 175 in patients and around 600 out patients every day. It is one of the best Eye Hospital situated in this region. Final year students are posted there for training in Ophthalmology.
UCMS is recognised by, Nepal Medical Council, Medical Council of India (MCI), Sri Lanka Medical Council, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council & Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council.