KISTMC follows the innovative curriculum of Institute of Medicine. The core philosophy of the curriculum is integrated basic medical science teaching learning activities with community based problem oriented learning.
KISTMC management has been able to successfully implement this complex curriculum in real practice. The calendar of operation with daily routine is the landmark of success to create a serene academic environment. As the course has been presented in a structured manner, the first batch of MBBS students has been able to give excellent pass percentage result in the final University examination.
The basic medical sciences subjects which include Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology and Microbiology, are taught during the first two years in an integrated manner. During this period students are also exposed to the hospital settings for history taking skills and to the community diagnosis. Students who do not clear the second year examination even in the fourth attempt will be expelled from the course by the University.
The clinical subjects, which includes Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Anesthesia, Dentistry, Radiodiagnosis , Psychiatry, Dermatology, etc along with Forensic Medicine, are taught during the remaining two and half years. The teaching/learning activities of Community Medicine starts from the first year and continue till the end of the course.
One year compulsory rotating internship is mandatory for all the graduates after passing their final MBBS examination.
The medium of instruction of the course is English but it is necessary to learn Nepali in order to communicate with patients and the community.