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Syllabus for Bachelor in Public Health (BPH) Common Entrance Examination

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  • Passed 10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or GPA 2.4 OR
  • Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. OR
  • Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate/Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Nursing, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with at least 50% aggregate in total marks. AND
  • Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council or Nepal Pharmacy Council, Nepal Nursing Council or Nepal Ayurveda Council as per related educational program.

Examination Format

  • Question type: Single best response type of multiple-choice questions
  • Option: Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • Number of questions: 200
  • Full marks: 200
  • Cognitive ratio: Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20
  • Duration: 3 hours


1.Biology, origin and evolution of life4
2.General characteristics and classification of protozoa to chordata.8
3.Plasmodium, earthworm and frog,8
4.Human biology and human diseases14
5.Animal tissues4
6.Environmental pollution, adaptation and animal behavior, application of2
7.Basic component of life and biodiversity11
8.Ecology and environment5
9.Cell biology and genetics12
10.Anatomy and physiology7
11.Developmental and applied botany5
12.General and physical chemistry15
13.Inorganic chemistry10
14.Organic chemistry15
16.Heat and thermodynamics5
17.Geometrical optics and physical optics5
18.Current electricity and magnetism7
19.Sound waves, electrostatics and capacitors5
20.Modern physics and nuclear physics5
S.N.Content/Domain Question
21.Solid and semiconductor devices (electronics) 2
22.Particle physics, source of energy and universe 2
e.Pre-requisite Health Knowledge (Basic Concepts)20
23.Determinants of health and illness 5
24.Communicable diseases including vector borne diseases and zoonotic5
25.Non-communicable diseases 3
26.Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) 2
27.Basic concept of biostatistics and epidemiology 5
f.Mental Agility Test (MAT) 20
28.Verbal reasoning 5
29.Numerical reasoning 5
30.Logical sequencing 5
31.Spatial relation / Abstract reasoning 5
 Total 200

For the test, there will be a single set of 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) each worth one mark for a total of 200 full marks. Each question will have four possible options, with a single correct response. A single answer sheet will be provided to the candidate to response the correct answers.

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