Kanti Childrens Hospital +977-1-4411140


Procedure of IRC

All researchers need to pay NRs 500 for registering for IRC approval

Regarding Nepali students studying Nepali Universities
• PhD Thesis : NRs 10,000/-
• Post Graduate thesis: NRs 5000/-
• Undergraduation Desertation: NRs 3000/-
• Free for staff of Kanti children’s Hospital

Regarding Students (Nepali or Foreigners studying in foreign Universities:
• PhD Thesis : USD 1000/-
• Post graduate thesis: USD 500/-
• Under graduation Desertation: USD 300/-
• Free for staff of Kanti children’s Hospital

All research Projects need to pay 10% of the total budget or minimum of Rs 10,000 whichever is bigger as research fee.

Check List

For all applicants

1. Covering letter addressed to the Member secretary indicating the submission of the approval of proposal.
2. Proposal will only be accepted if submitted in IRC format.
3. Both printed and electronic version of the proposal should be submitted.
4. Curriculum Vitae of the Principal Investigator & Co-Principal Investigator of the study team should be submitted.
5. If the Principal Investigator is a non Nepali citizen, at least one Co-investigator should be a Nepali citizen.
6. Submission of the application processing fee to IRC.(According to IRC rules and regulations)
7. Source of funding for the proposed project.
8. The proposal should have institutional ethical clearance from his/her own country if submitted from academic and related institution.
9. If the research study is to be conducted in any hospitals/organization or institution/community, a letter of approval from the related hospital/organization or institution/district authority should be provided.
10. Consent form should be in Nepali & local language (if necessary).
11. Data collection tools should be in Nepali & local language (if necessary) including interview guideline, observation checklist, questionnaires etc.
12. Style of referencing should be in Harvard style.
13. List of abbreviations / acronyms should be provided.

For students’ applicants
1. Approval letter from concern Institute/University.
2. Recommendation letter from Academic Supervisor.

Processing Fee

1. Researcher has to pay the processing fee 500/- on following Account

Name of Bank: Himalayan’s Bank LTD
Branch: Maharajgunj
Account Holder’s Name:
Institutional Review Committee
Kanti Children’s Hospital
A/C No: 00203042970016

2. Researcher has to pay the amount after clearance as per the rules and regulations of IRC.

3. Submit to IRC kanti

4. If any confusion contact

MR. Ramesh Nursing KC Duty Officer Kanti Hospital or
Mail to : irckanti@gmail.com

Download Form For Research Proposal Approval Format

Contact Us :
Member secretory –IRC
Assistant Professor/ Consultant Paediatrician
Phone +977-9841409080
Email: Chapagainrh2007@gmail.com