National Academy of Medical Sciences Bir Hospital Emergency

National Academy of Medical Sciences

Bir Hospital, the nation’s oldest medical institute established in the year 1889 AD, has been developed into the National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS). It has been contributing much towards the delivery of health care in the country

  • Hospitals

    With National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital, currently eleven other hospitals in the country are affiliated for academic training. Most of such hospitals are also government public referral institutes.

  • Nursing Campus

    With existing demand of health human resources of the country society and people of Nepal Bir hospital nursing campus was established in 1989, affiliation with Tribhuwan University.

  • Library

    NAMS welcomes donations or in-kind gifts to provide additional resources and services that might otherwise not be available to users.


Bir Hospital has been the center for the training of FRCS, MRCP, MRCOG, and FCPS (Pakistan) candidates too. About two decades before, MBBS programme of Institute of Medicine, TU Teaching Hospital first started here with its building, patients and manpower. Later it got shifted to Institute of Medicine along with many of the doctors working in Bir Hospital. MBBS students from Nepal Medical College are posted here for clinical training. Pre-intern, Intern and elective students from within and outside the country also come here for training. About two decades ago, Post- Graduate Medical Education Coordination Committee (PGMECC) started postgraduate clinical MD/MS programme in many subjects with cooperation between Bir Hospital and Institute of Medicine and other hospitals like Maternity Hospital and Kanti Children Hospital. Now Bir Hospital has been formally developed into the National Academy of Medical Sciences as a deemed university.