The Nepalgunj Medical College was conceived by the Lord Buddha Educational Academy Ltd (LBEA) which was heavily backed up by a group of socially responsible individuals, entrepreneurs, educationalists, and medical professionals. This college was founded in the year 1996 and since then been working constantly towards gaining excellence in the medical sector. Nepalgunj Medical College posses a curriculum in tune with the strict guidelines put forward by the Kathmandu University. It has been recognized by a bevy of both national and international bodies like Nepal Medical Council, Medical Council of India, Sri Lanka, and other SAARC countries. Among the notable accomplishments is its enlistment in the World Directory of Medical Schools by the World Health Organization (WHO). The Nepalgunj Medical College runs from two different campuses. The Basic Science campus is set up on nearly 70 hectares of land around East Chisapani in the Banke district of Nepal proximal to the world-famous Bardia Wild Life Sanctuary. The Clinical Science Campus is set up at Kohlapur in the Banke District. Two teaching hospitals run under the banner of the Nepalgunj Medical College. The 750- bedded facility is a comparatively bigger establishment and is located in Kohlapur. The smaller 250- the bedded hospital is located in Nepalgunj.
The Nepalgunj Medical College offers a varied selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programs all of which promise the highest possible level of quality. MBBS, MD/MS (in clinical disciplines like Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Surgery, Medicine, Pathology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Forensic Medicine, Radiology, Anesthesiology, ENT ), MD (Pharmacology, Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology), M Sc (Biochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy, Microbiology, Pharmacology) are some of the offered courses. The MBBS program at this medical college follows a similar structure of 4.5 years of clinical study accompanied by 1 year of compulsory internship at hospitals and health centers. The initial 2 years of the program constitute the first phase. Subjects like Community Medicine and Integrated Basic Medicine (IBMS) that includes Physiology, Anatomy, Pathology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology, and microbiology are taught during this time. The second phase however goes on for the following year when subjects like Applied Epidemiology, Family Health, Internal Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery and Gynecology, and Obstetrics make up the curriculum. The final 1 and half years of the program or in other words, the third phase of the MBBS program sees to the study of clinical disciplines like ENT, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Orthopedic, Accident and Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Anesthesiology, Radiology, etc.
Nepalgunj Medical College has separate hostels for both its male and female students. The hostel rooms are granted to students on sharing or single occupancy basis. These rooms possess all basic facilities seeing to the ultimate comfort of students. The hostels at this medical college promise utmost security. Ex-army security personnel is employed to patrol the campuses at all hours of the day that provide thorough security checks. The mess facility at the hostels serves palatable food to students.
The students at the Nepalgunj Medical College enjoy facilities like technologically-advanced laboratories and dissection halls filled with specimens, lecture halls provided with audio-visual teaching assistance, a library stocked with reading materials on different clinical fields along with CDs and DVD's aiding the learning process. Additional facilities offered by this medical college include vast multimedia labs with unlimited access to the internet. For the advantage of students, medical informatics classes are held. In order to facilitate easy connection of students with their families, PCO booth providing STD/ISD and email services are available round the clock. A strong cellular network connection is available all over the campus. The campus of the Nepalgunj Medical College is tranquil and filled with greenery that enhances pleasantness. To carry out extracurricular activities, a recreational hall is present at the disposal of students on campus.