Admission into Tertiary Education Programmes for the Academic Year 2021

The Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB) is pleased to announce the admission criteria, ability rating points and slots to various programs in KGUMSB for the Academic Year 2021 as mentioned below:

  •  Faculty of Nursing& Public Health (FNPH)
Sl # Programs  Eligibility criteria  Ability rating points  Scholarship & slots Course duration 
01 BSc. Clinical Counseling Class XII  pass  with 50% in Bio-Science, English & Dzongkha Biology-5
English -3
Dzongkha -3
Chemistry-2
Physics-1
(06 )
3 F+3 M
4 years 
02 BSc. Nursing & Midwifery Class XII pass  with 50% in Bio-Science, English & Dzongkha Biology-5
English -3
Dzongkha -3
Chemistry-2
Physics-1
(25 )
15 F + 10 M
4 years
03 Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery  (GNM) Class XII pass in Science, arts and commerce  with  minimum 40%  marks including English and Dzongkha 1. Bioscience
Biology-5
Chemistry-4
Physics- 3
English -3,
Dzongkha -2

2. Pure science
Chemistry – 4
Physics-3
Maths – 2
English -3
Dzongkha- 2

3. Commerce
Commerce /accountancy -4
English- 3
Dzongkha- 2
2 other subjects- 2 each

4. Arts
Geography-4
English- 3
Dzongkha -2

2 other subjects- 2 each

(25 )
15 F+10 M 
3 years 
04 Diploma in Community Health & Medical Technology Class XII Pass with 45% in Bio-Science,  English and Dzongkha Biology-5
English -3
Dzongkha -3
Chemistry-2
Physics-1
(106)
 50F+56M
3 years 
Total intake      162

Remarks:

All students of Diploma in Community Health and Medical Technology will undergo one year Common Foundation Course. After which the students will be given options to choose the programs based on their interest and merit ranking in different fields such as community health and various medical technology courses namely Dental, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Orthopedic, Operation Theatre, Eye, Radiology, Physiotherapy, ENT and Diploma in Emergency Medical Responder.

  • Faculty of Traditional Medicine (FoTM)
Sl No.  Programs  Eligibility Criteria  Ability rating points Scholarship
Slots 
Total Slots Course Duration  Seats  Course duration 
1 BSc. Traditional Medicine (Drungtsho) For Science students;

Class XII pass with 60% in chemistry and biology, 70% in dzongkha and 50%  in English

For Rig-shung:

Class XII pass with minimum 60% each in choenjug,ngagtag/

Nyen-nga,Dzonghka/ Dazhung and 50% in English.

Biology-5
Dzongkha -5
Chemistry -5
English -2
Physics-1

For Rig-shung:Choenjug-5
Dzongkha/Dazhung-5
Ngagtag/Sumtag-5
Nyen-nga-2
English-2

4 for Science 4 for Rigshung  08 5 years 06 

50 

94

4 years 

3 -4 years 

3 years 

Diploma in Traditional Medicine (Menpa) For Science students Class XII pass with 50% in Biology, Chemistry, English and 60% in Dzongkha


For Rig-Zhung:

Class XII pass with 55% in Choenjug,Ngagtag/ sumtag, Nyen-nga & Dzongkha/Dhazhung and 45% in English.

For Science :
Biology-5
Dzongkha -5
Chemistry -5
English -2
Physics-1

For Rig-Zhung:Choenjug-5
Dzongkha/Dazhung-5
Ngagtag/Sumtag-5
Nyen-nga-2
English -2

6 for Science 

6
Rigshung

12  

3 years 

Total                          20 150

Remarks: There are two vacancies for self-finance in B.Sc. Traditional Medicine and three vacancies for Diploma in Traditional Medicine. Interested candidates fulfilling the above mentioned criteria are asked to apply through email at tshering.lham87@kgumsb.edu.bt.  For details contact Deputy Dean Student Affairs at Mobile No-17969674. The admission will be closed by the 30th of June 2021.

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 Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan (KGUMSB)

Therefore, all interested students are asked to visit kgumsb.edu.bt for more information.

For further information call +975 02-328999/997/990 during office hours.

Note: On-line application will start from: 14th May 2021
Closing date of application: 30th May 2021

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Registrar

KGUMSB

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