Date: 29/01/2020           

The Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) is pleased to announce the slots and admission criteria and ability rating points to various programs in its constituent faculties for the Academic Year 2020 as mentioned below:

Faculty Programs Slots
Eligibility Criteria Ability Rating Points Duration
1.      Faculty of Nursing and Public Health (FNPH) 1.      B.Sc in Clinical Counseling 06( 3M+3F)


Class 12  with 50% in Bioscience, English and Dzongkha












4 year


2.      B.Sc  Nursing Nested in  Diploma GNM 50(25M +25 F) Class 12 with 45% in  Bioscience , English and Dzongkha 3+1  Year
3.      Diploma in Community Health( Health Assistant) &  Diploma in Medical Technology: (Dental Hygienist/ Technician, Pharmacy , Laboratory, Ortho, Operation Theatre, Ophthalmic, Radiology, Physiotherapy, ENT technicians &Emergency Medical Responder )  








Class 12 with 40% in  Bioscience , English and Dzongkha




3 Years

Total 80 M+ 80 F =160




 Remarks: 1. Diploma in Community health and Medical Technology students will undergo One year Common Foundation Course after which they will be given options to choose programs based on Merit and Aptitude Testing
2. B.Sc Nursing is a nested program in the 3 year Diploma in GNM. Only top 20% from GNM program will be given opportunity to pursue the Degree program.

Faculty Programs Slots
Eligibility Criteria Ability Rating Points Duration
2. Faculty of Traditional Medicine an(FOTM)  


1.      B.Sc. in Traditional Medicine (Drungtsho)




4  for Science4  for Rig-zhung 





For science students;
Class XII passed with 60% in Chemistry and Biology, Physics,70% in dzongkha and 50% in English.

For Rig-zhung Students;
Class XII passed with a minimum of 60% each in Choenjug, Sumtang/Ngagtag, Nyen-nga, Dzongkha/Dazhung; and 50% in English



For science students;
Biology – 5
Dzongkha- 5
Chemistry- 5
English – 2
Physic-1For Rig-zhung;
Choenjug -5
Dzongkha/Dazhung- 5





5.5  years


1.Diploma in Traditional Medicine (Menpa)




6 for Science



6 for Rig-zhung


For science students
Class XII passed with 50% in Biology, Chemistry and English, 60% in dzongkha.

 For Rig-zhung;
Class XII passed with 55% in choejug, Ngatang,  Nyenga &  Dzongkha/Dazhung and 45% in English



For science students:
Biology-  5
Dzongkha- 5
Chemistry- 5
English –      2
Physic- 1For Rig-zhung:
Choenjug -5
Dzongkha/Dazhung- 5
Nyenga -2
English -2



3 years






To facilitate the smooth coordination in the application process, the Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan has requested RUB to use their on-line admission system for submission of the application into academic programs under KGUMSB. 

Therefore, all interested pre-service students are requested to log on to for submission of the application.For further information call +975 02-328999/997/990 during office hours.
Note: On-line application will start from: 20th February 2020
Closing date of application: 11th March 2020 



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