MBBS Programme

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery Programme

The Medical College offers a five-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) programme. Admission to the programme is based on individual merit and leadership potential, with no discrimination for gender, religion or ethnicity. Candidates are assessed on several criteria including scholastic achievements, extracurricular achievements, and socially and culturally relevant activities.

Students may apply from anywhere in the world and there are no reserved seats, quotas, or admissions against donations. The programme’s language of instructions is English. 

For admission cycle 2016-2017, the applications for admission will be accepted from March 14 until June 10, 2016. Applications received after closing date will not be processed.  

Academic Requirements for Eligibility

The Medical College has no preference for any particular type of preparation and qualification. Candidates who have been prepared in Urdu or English-medium institutions, in Pakistan or overseas, and have successfully completed or are in the process of completing their HSSC / graduate / postgraduate education and meet the eligibility criteria may apply. For details of eligibility requirements for various education systems, please refer to the programme information booklet .

In addition to meeting minimum academic eligibility requirements of AKU, all candidates must also meet the requirements of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). Details can be found on PMDC website​.

Equivalence Certificate

Candidates following education systems other than Pakistani Higher Secondary School Certificate (pre-medical group) must obtain an equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC). For details, please refer to the Programme Information Booklet. The IBCC may be contacted on the following addresses:

Islamabad: Plot no. 25, G-10/4, Islamabad. Near Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation (FGEHF).
Tel: +92 51 9235023

Karachi: Karachi Board of Intermediate Education, Bakhtiari Youth Centre, North Nazimabad.
Tel: +92 21 36639878​