Top 5 medical Institutes of Pakistan


Medical science being known as mother of education is one of the most preferred academic disciplines desired by all the students around the world. Pakistan has 86 medical schools among which 50 being private and 38 being public institutes.

Medical science has amazing numerous benefits concerning academic and professional aspects. Having granted admission in the Medicine field is a huge privilege in Pakistan as millions of students compete for the limited seats available due to high competition.

It’s always a great idea to know who the top dogs are in the field. Following are some of the top medical schools categorized according to HEC listed criteria

 

Aga Khan University Karachi

 

Aga Khan University (AKU) is one of the most reputable medical institutes in the medical field bestowing quality education to the youth of Pakistan. Ever since its establishment in 1983, it has accredited programs in Afghanistan, Tanzania and United Kingdom. AKU is considered number one medical school in Pakistan and ranks 185th in ASIA medial universities lists.

S.No

Graduate Programs

1

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Health Sciences

2

Master of Science (MSc) in Epidemiolgoy and Biostatistics

3

Master of Health Policy and Management

4

Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE)

5

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

S.No

Undergraduate Programs

1

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

2

Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing

3

Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene

4

Bachelor of Science in Nursing(BScN)

 

Undergraduate Program Admission Cycle

 
 

Application Acceptance

April 19 to July 28

 

Admission Test Date

5-Sep

 

Interview & Shortlisting

September/October

 

Last date to submit(Attested copy of Pakistani HSSC / High School or equivalent examination results)

24-Sep

 

​Submission of MDCAT results administered by the Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC)​

TBD

 

Class Commencement

Jan-22

 

                                                        

Graduate Program Admission Cycle

 
 

Application acceptance

April 19 to July 28

 

Admission Test

4-Sep

 

Last date to submit HEC attestation( 16 years of undergraduate transcript and HEC degree equivalence)

24-Sep

 

Interviews and Shortlisting

September/October

 

Classes Start

Jan-22

 

 

Eligibility criteria

 

Program

Details

 

 

MBBS & BDS

 

70% (HSSC/Intermediate or Pre-Medical) or Equivalent in 1st Division

 

 

University of Health Sciences Lahore

 

Lahore’s University of Health Sciences (UHS) is known to be 2nd highest ranked medical university in Pakistan recognized by PMDC, PEC and HEC. Being a public university it was established during the year 2002 in Lahore. University of health sciences provides dental, biomedical engineering, medical, paramedic and dental education in Punjab province.

Programs offered

S.No

Program

Program Duration

1

MBBS

5 Years

2

BDS

4 Years

3

Pharm D

5 Years

4

DPT(Doctor of Physical Therapy)

5 Years

5

B.Sc. Nursing

2-4 Years

Eligibility criteria

Program

Details

 

 

MBBS & BDS

 

Candidate should have Sindh Domicile

70% (HSSC/Intermediate or Pre-Medical) or Equivalent in 1st Division

Passed MDCAT (60%)

 

 

Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi

 

Karachi’s Dow University is one of the best Public sector Medical Universities of Pakistan founded in year 1945. Sir Hugh Dow set the foundation for Dow medical college. Karachi Dow University ranks as the 3rd best based on HEC criteria.

Programs Offered

S.No

Program Name

1

Bachelor of Medicine

2

Bachelor of Surgery

3

BS Generic Nursing

4

BS Prosthetics & Orthotics

5

Bachelors in Dental Surgery

6

Doctor of Physiotherapy

7

BS Dental Care Professional

8

Doctor of Pharmacy

9

BS Occupational Therapy

10

BS Medical Technology

11

Bachelor Science in Radiologic

MBBS & BDS Eligibility

Program

Details

 

 

MBBS & BDS

 

Candidate should have Sindh Domicile

65% marks (HSSC/Intermediate or Pre-Medical) or Equivalent in 1st Division

Passed MDCAT (60%)

 

 

Khyber Medical University KPK

 

Khyber Medical University being founded in 1954 is considered one of the premier medical institutes of Pakistan being ranked as 4th best according to HEC ranking criteria.

Undergraduate Programs

Program Details

Program Duration

Doctor Physical Therapy

5 Year

BS(Paramedics)

4 Year

BS(Nursing)

4 Year

MBBS

 

B.Sc

2 Year

BDS

 

Postgraduate Programs

Program Details

Program Duration

MPH (General)

5 Year Program

Master in Hospital Administration(MHA)

2 Year Program

M.S Physical Therapy

2 Year Program

MPH (Maternal, Neonatal & Child Health)

2 Year Program

MSc. Epidemiology & Bio Statistics

2 Year Program

PhD Public Health

3 Year Program

MPH(Non-Communicable Disease)

2 Year Program

Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy

1 Year Program

Master in Nursing (MSN)

2 Year Program

M.Phil (Basic Medical Science)

2 Year Program

PhD (Basic Medical Science)

3 Year Program

MBBS Admission Eligibility

Program

Details

 

 

MBBS & BDS

 

60% marks (SSC) or Equivalent in 1st Division

40% FSc Marks

Passed MDCAT (40%)

 

 

Isra University Hyderabad

 

Isra University is one of the premier medical institutes of Pakistan being established in 1997. Isra University ranks as the 5th best Medical University according to HEC criteria.
 

Isra University Programs

 

S.No

Program

Duration

1

Bachelor of Science, BS(Nursing)

4 Years

2

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

5 Years

3

Doctor of Medicine

4 Years

4

Master of Surgery

4 Years

5

Phd

3 Years

6

M.Phil

2 Years

Isra University Eligibility Criteria

S.No

Program Details

Academic Requirements

1

MBBS, BDS

HSC 70% minimum (Pre-Medical, )

2

DPT

HSC 60% minimum (Pre-Medical)

3

BS(Nursing)

HSC 50% minimum(Pre-Medical)

 

 

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