The KMC Teaching Hospital, located within the ring-road and just near the airport, is in a position of easy access. KMC is permanently affiliated to Kathmandu University and fully recognized by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC) and the Sri Lanka Medical Council. Kathmandu Medical College has also been listed in the WHO's World Directory of Medical Schools - electronic format as from June 2001. KMC is also an Associate Member of the Network of Community Based Medical Schools that has its headquarters at Ghent in Belgium. KMC have two girls' hostel and one boy hostel for 128 students in rented building. Kathmandu Medical College has two spacious libraries- one for Basic Sciences and the other for Clinical Sciences. They have adequate number of books as well as many general, scientific and medical journals. Students are transported by college buses to and from the Basic Science block and to other places of academic activities.