Prof. Sulochana Shrestha
Campus Chief


Maharajgunj Nursing Campus is a pioneer Nursing Campus in Nepal established in 1956 A.D. as a school of nursing under the Directorate of Health Services, Ministry of Health. In 1972, with the introduction of new education system plan in Nepal it came under the Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine and named as Mahaboudha Nursing Campus until 1986 AD. The campus was moved to Maharajgunj premises of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital and now it is renamed as Maharajgunj Nursing Campus.


The vision of the Maharajgunj Nursing Campus is to produce nursing and midwifery workforce of optimum level of academic excellence for universal health coverage in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals


Its mission is to prepare  nursing and midwifery workforce to lead and transform the care in a rapidly changing, diverse and complex health care environment through academic excellence, innovative research, strong partnerships, and global initiatives.


To achieve our mission and fulfill vision we have three strategic goals:

1. To deliver high quality nursing and midwifery education comparable to the international standards.

2. To promote quality education through faculty development initiative.

3. To upgrade and update the existing academic infrastructure including library and IT facilities to support quality education.

Academic Programs

During its more than 6 decades of existence Maharajgunj Nursing Campus has made considerable progress in its programs. It has increased its academic programs from that of Proficiency Certificate level (PCL) to Post Basic Bachelor of Nursing, Generic Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing, and PhD Nursing Program.

As per government policy PCL nursing programs has been phased out from this campus from the year 2015.

Current Programs at Maharajgunj Nursing Campus

S. No.ProgramsYear of InitiationCourse
Current Intake No.
1Bachelor of Nursing Science (BNS)20133 years50
2B.Sc. Nursing20054 years40
3Master of Nursing19952 years21
4PHD Nursing20123 years2

Library facilities

a) KOHA  open source integrated soft ware program is used to access various databases including thesis database and other document data base has been created. These data could be accessed in the web address is: 

b) Barcode system.

c) Separate computer lab with internet facilities (free WIFI to user)

d) All the printed reading materials are in open access system.

e) Bibliography of research reports and theses.

f) Photocopy and printing  services.

g) Access to medline, PubMed HINARI, NEPjol & ASIAjol etc. search through internet.


Library collection

E-books (HINARI)24900
WHO & other documents2854
Thesis & research reports1700
Flip Charts328
Slides & cassettes525



HINARI  (full texts accessed)12700
Bound Volumes500
Loose Issues back issues1100

a) Journal of IoM

b) Nepal Medical College journal

c) Economic Journal of Nepal

d) Journal of NHRC

e) Journal of Nursing Education of Nepal

f) Journal of midwives association of Nepa

Hostel Facility:

The Campus has its own hostel facility with double-bedded room which can accommodate 284 students.

Address for Correspondence:

Tribhuvan University, Institute of Medicine

Maharajgunj Nursing Campus, Maharajgunj,

Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel.: 977-1-4720423(Exam Section)
         977-1-4720178 (Account)

         977-1-4720334 (Assistant Campus Chief/Warden/Administration)