HA First year Syllabus




 Health Sciences

 (General Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Diagnostic Radiography, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Amchi Science, Dental Science, Ophthalmic Science, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Acupuncture, Acupressure & Moxibustion) (First year)

1. Program Description

This first year curriculum is designed for all health science programme of Diploma/Certificate level (General Medicine, Medical Laboratory Technology, Radiography, Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Amchi Science, Dental Science, Opthalmic Science, Pharmacy and Ocupuncture, ocupressure & Moxisbuston) except PCL Nursing. In this curriculum foundational subjects such as Mathematics, English, Nepali, Social Study and Basic Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Botany& Zoology) are offered to built the base. The disciplinary subject ‘Anatomy and physiology’ is included in order to lure them to their respective field. Most of the subjects offered in first year are of theoretical nature with some lab practices in basic science, computer and anatomy & physiology.It has the computer part in mathematics that demands practice in computer lab. Anatomy and physiology introduces the sector and guides the students to their specified medical field. The curriculum structure and the content reflects the details of all first year subjects. Academic requirements to enter bachelor in health sciences is considered while designed this first year course.


2. Target Location: 

The target location will be all over Nepal.

 3. Entry criteria 

SLC Pass upto 2071 SLC or SLC with GPA 2.00 plus minimum C grade in Compulsory Mathematics, English & Science after letter grading. • TSLC inrelevant decipline with minimum 66.68%. • Should pass entrance examination as administered by CTEVT.

4. Selection:

 Applicants fulfilling the entry criteria will be selected for admission on the basis of merit.

 5. Medium of Instruction: 

The medium of instruction will be in English and/or Nepali.

6. Pattern of Attendance: 

Minimum of 90% attendance in each subject is required to appear in the respective final examination.

7. Teacher and Student Ratio 

Overall ratio of teacher and student must be 1:10 (at the institution level) • For theory: As per the nature of the course • For practical/lab/demonstration: 1:10

8. Program Coordinator, Teachers and Demonstrators:

The foundational subject related teacher should be master degree holder in the related area. • The disciplinary subject related teacher should be a bachelor’s degree holder in the related area. • The demonstrators should be bachelor’s degree holder in the related area with two years experiences in training activities 2

9. Instructional Media and Materials: 

The following instructional media and materials are suggested for the effective instruction and demonstration.
• Printed Media Materials (assignment sheets, handouts, information sheets, individual
training packets, performance checklists, textbooks etc.).
• Non-projected Media Materials (display, models, flip chart, poster, writing board etc.).
• Projected Media Materials (opaque projections, overhead transparencies, slides etc.).
• Audio-Visual Materials (audiotapes, films, slide-tape programmes, videodiscs, videotapes etc.).
• Computer-Based Instructional Materials (computer-based training, interactive video etc.).

10.Teaching Learning Methodologies:

The methods of teachings for this curricular programme will be a combination of several
approaches (not limited to as mentioned here) such as illustrated lecture, tutorial, group
discussion, demonstration, simulation, guided practice, practical experiences, report
writing, term paper presentation, project work and other independent learning.
Theory: Lecture, discussion, interaction, assignment, group work.
Practical: Demonstration, observation, guided practice, self-practice, project work, etc.

11.Mode of Education:

There will be inductive and deductive mode of education.

12.Examination and Marking Scheme:

• The subject teacher will internally assess the students’ achievement in each subject
during the course followed by a final examination at the end of the year.
• A weightage of internal assessment and annual examination are allocated in the course
structer of this curriculum.
• The final examinations of all theory part will be administered through written tests.
• For theory exam, short and long questions will be asked covering all units of subjects as
far as possible.
• The method of continuous assessment will be adopted for practical components. Final
practicum evaluation will be based on:
a. Institutional practicum attendance - 10%
b. Logbook/Practicum book maintenance - 10%
c. Spot performance (assigned task/practicum
performance/identification/arrangement preparation/measurement) - 40%
d. Viva voce : Internal examiner - 20%
External examiner - 20%
• Student who fails in the internal assessment of any subject will not be allowed to sit in
the final examination of that subject.

13.Provision of Back Paper:

There will be the provision of back paper but a student must pass all the subjects within six
years from the enrollment date.

14.Disciplinary and Ethical Requirements:

• Intoxication, insubordination or rudeness to peers will result in immediate suspension
followed by the review of the disciplinary review committee of the institute.
• Dishonesty in academic or practical activities will result in immediate suspension
followed by administrative review, with possible expulsion.
• Illicit drug use, bearing arms in institute, threats or assaults to peers, faculty or staff will
result in immediate suspension, followed by administrative review with possible

15.Pass Marks:

The students must secure minimum of 40% marks in theory and 50% marks in practical.
Moreover, the students must secure minimum pass marks in the internal assessment and
final examination of each subject of theory and practical separately to pass all subjects