The University was granted its Charter in 2015. It is envisioned to grow as a center of excellence for the country's medical progress. An outstanding feature of the University is that while maintaining traditional values of excellence in teaching and research, it challenges conventional practices and creates new ways of developing and delivering courses, pertaining to emerging and cutting-edge disciplines, on most modern lines. The programmes are distinctive for their high-quality research orientation. Creativity and innovation are embedded as core values in all scholastic activities.
NUMS has developed linkages with international universities of repute to ensure two-way flow of knowledge and to be in step with modern trends. Split programmes and visits of eminent professors from reputed foreign universities is a regular feature of the academic activity. These eminent scholars deliver lectures on the latest developments in their respective fields and also help update and review the academic programmes.