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Introduction of Medical and Dental Institutions of the Punjab


This University was founded in 1860 as Lahore Medical School. It is the oldest Medical University of Pakistan. King Edward Medical University has a very long tradition of excellence going back to 146 years. This is the second oldest seat of medical learning in the Subcontinent, the first being in Calcutta. King Edward Medical University is even older than the University of the Punjab, the latter being established in 1870 as the Punjab University College and the university status was granted in 1882. In 1860, the Lahore Medical School started functioning in the artillery barracks at the present site of Government College University, Lahore. The attached hospital was located in a Stable where we have the Tibbi Police Station now. The first Principal was Dr. J.B. Scriven (1860 - 1870). A total of 49 students were admitted, and were taught by only two teachers, the Principal and one Professor of these 49 students, 27 got their Medical Diplomas in 1863. In 1886 the Medical School was renamed as the Lahore Medical College. In 1891, the Licentiate Diploma was re-designated as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). The first Principal after partition was Lt. Col. Ilahi Bukhsh. The college has been upgraded to the status of University and the then Principal of the college Professor Mumtaz Hasan (Sitara-e-Imtiaz) became the first Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University. The Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University, Lahore is the Chairman of Admission Board for King Edward Medical University and other Govt. Medical Colleges of the Punjab.

In 1870, the construction of the attached teaching hospital was completed and was named after the then Viceroy of India, Lord Mayo (Mayo Hospital). During 1910-1915, new buildings were constructed from King Edward Memorial Funds, and with the Sovereign permission named King Edward Medical College. There were generous donations by the rulers of various princely states of Punjab; that is why various University blocks bear the name of the donors. The major ones are:

1.      Patiala block (administrative block, library, lecture theatres)

2.      Bahawalpur block (Pathology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Community Medicine)

3.       Farid Kot block (Anatomy)

4.       Kapurthala block (Pharmacology)

In addition to M.B.B.S., this University also imparts teaching to B.D.S. students of de' Montmorency College of Dentistry and School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, Lahore. The teaching hospitals affiliated with this University are Mayo Hospital, Lady Willingdon Hospital and Lady Aitchison Hospital, Lahore.


Address: Nila Gumbad, Anarkali, Lahore.- 54000

Tel:        (92)-042-7354005, 9211145- 54 /01

Fax:       (92)-042-7233796

E-mail:    kemcol@brain.net.pk

Web Page: http://www.kemc.edu

The contact person for any inquiries about the admission is Mr. Abdul Hameed: Tel:042-7354005, 042-9211145-54 Fax: 042-7233796:




Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women, Lahore was established in 1948, just a year after the birth of our country, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. The need for the immediate establishment of an institution to train women in the medical profession was acutely felt. The father of the nation, the late Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah gave his blessings and approved the name of his sister Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah to be associated with this institution.

Fatima Jinnah Medical College admitted its first batch of 39 students in October, 1948. Since then it has been training women not only from all over Pakistan, but also from the entire Muslim world and some friendly brethren countries. Fatima Jinnah Medical graduates are serving not only in Pakistan but also all over the world. The first Principal of this college was Prof. Shujaat Ali. The present Principal is Prof. Muhammad Akbar Chaudhry.


Teaching hospital attached to the college, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (700 beds), is now being extended on another 22 Kanals and will provide another 400 beds. The name of this new hospital is Fatima Jinnah Hospital. A State of the Art 100 bedded Emergency Block will be ready by the end of this year. The college is affiliated with University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Address: Shahrah-e-Fatima Jinnah, Lahore -54000

Tel:         (92) 042- 9203724

Fax:        92) 042- 9203716

E-mail:    FJMC@wolnet.com., info@fjmc.edu.pk




This college was established by the Government of the Punjab after the creation of Pakistan. It started functioning on the first day of October, 1951. It was the third Medical College in the province of Punjab. It was named after the First Pakistani Governor of Punjab, Late Sardar Abdul Rab Nishtar. Clinical teaching is imparted at the Nishtar Hospital, Multan which is situated in the college campus. Fatima Jinnah Hospital for Women and two Maternity and Child Welfare Centres in Multan City are also attached to the college for domiciliary maternity and child welfare training of students. The first Principal was Dr. Muhammad Jamal Bhutta. The present Principal is Prof. Laiq Hussain Siddiqui.

A dental section for B.D.S. Degree has been added. First batch of B.D.S. students was admitted in 1973-74 session. (Prospectus for dental students is published separately).


The Nishtar Medical College remained affiliated with the University of the Punjab, Lahore up to 1975-76, and thereafter with the Bahauddin Zakaria University, Multan, now this college is affiliated with University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

Address:  Nishtar Road, Multan.

Tel:         (92) 061 9200238, (Exchange) 9200231-37

Fax         (92) 061 9200227

E.mail:     nishtar@mul.pak.net.com.pk




This Medical College was founded in 1970 and Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital is the affiliated teaching hospital with more than 1300 beds with modern operation theatres complex. Various postgraduate courses, i.e. DOMS, DCP, DCH, M.S. and FCPS are being held. The first Principal of this college was Prof. Alamdar Hussain. The present Principal is Prof. Ali Ajwad Shah.

The Quaid-e-Azam Medical College remained affiliated with the University of the Punjab, Lahore upto 1975-76, after which it was affiliated to Islamia University Bahawalpur upto 2003 and now this College is affiliated with University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

Address:  Circular Road, Bahawalpur.

Tel           (92) 062 9250431, (Exchange) 9250411-30

Fax          92) 062 9250432

E.mail:     principalQMC@yahoo.com




Faisalabad is the third largest city of Pakistan, situated in the centre of the Punjab, approximately 140 KM. from the provincial capital, Lahore. Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad was established in 1973 and the admissions for the session 1973-74 were made in March, 1974. The newly constructed college campus is situated on Sargodha Road, adjacent to the University of Agriculture. It is spread over an area of 158 acres. Allied Hospital having 1017 beds and Divisional Headquarter Hospital 584 beds, are the teaching hospitals attached with Punjab Medical College having all the specialties. The first Principal was Prof. M. H. Toosi. The present Principal is Prof. A.G. Rehan. This College was affiliated to the University of the Punjab, Lahore and now with the University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

Address: Sargodha Road, Faisalabad.

Tel:         (92) 041 9210080 (Exchange) 041-9210095 Ext.2333

Fax:        (92) 041 9210081

Website:  www.pmc.edu.pk




The college was established in 1974. Admissions for 1973-74 session were made in March, 1974 and teaching was started provisionally alongwith Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad. The college was shifted in November, 1974 to its present site at Tipu Road, Rawalpindi, where all the Basic Departments have developed. The teaching hospitals affiliated to the College are Holy Family Hospital, District Headquarters Hospital and Rawalpindi General Hospital. All teaching hospitals provide 1278 beds for the patients. A new teaching hospital (650 beds) will be operational by the end of 2005. The first Principal of this college was Professor M.H. Toosi. The Present Principal is Professor Muhammad Mussadiq Khan. This college is affiliated to the University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

Address:    Tipu Road, Rawalpinidi.

Tel:            (92) 051 9280403, 9281018, 9281011-16, Fax (92) 051 9280462

E.mail        info@rnc,edy,oj

Website:    www.rmc.edu.pk




This institution was established on May 2, 1975 as Lahore Medical College. To start with it was located in a portion of building of the College of Community Medicine at Birdwood Road, Lahore. This college is now housed in its new campus adjacent to the Punjab University New Campus. The teaching hospital affiliated with this College is Jinnah Hospital, which was inaugurated on February 2, 1996.. The first Principal of this college was Prof. A.H. Awan. The present Principal is Prof. Syed Sibtul Hasnain.

Today Allama Iqbal Medical Complex has a beautiful campus spread over an area of 103 acres. This College was affiliated to the University of the Punjab, Lahore and now with the University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

Address:  Allama Shabbir Ahmed Usmani Road, Lahore. 54550

Tel:          (92) 042- 9231441, 9231443, 9231400-23, Fax :(92) 042- 9231442

E.mail:      peoaimc@yahoo.com



Services Institute of Medical Sciences is first-ever self finance, Merit based Medical College established by the Punjab Government, its classes were started on 21st April, 2003. The total number of in-take in Services Institute of Medical Sciences at present is 94.

Services Institute of Medical Sciences has complete basic and clinical faculty which is considered to be one of the best available, the attached Services Hospital, Lahore is 1200 bedded teaching Hospital, having all the specialties. The college is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences and is also recognized by the PM&DC. The hostel facilities have been arranged in PHDC and Postgraduate Nursing Hostel, the Nursing Hostel of Services Hospital for Boys and Girls respectively. Prof. Dr. Faisal Masud is the Principal and the Project Director is Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saeed Khokhar. The Government of the Punjab has approved PC-1 of Services Institute of Medical Sciences for Rs.836 Millions for the construction of main college campus in the premises of Services Hospital, located on the Jail Road, opposite Scenic Race Course Park and hostels for boys and girls, Swimming Pool, Gymnasium at the bird-wood road site. The construction is due to start very soon and when completed it is going to be the state of the art, purpose built, Medical College centrally located in the most posh area of the Lahore.

         Tel: (92) 042- 9203424, 9203425 (Exchange) 111224422,

          Fax : (92) 042- 9203426

E.mail:    info@sims.edu.pk

Website: www.sims.edu.pk



Rahim Yar Khan is one of the modern district headquarter cities in Punjab. Although the city seems a far off place to those living in Lahore Rawalpindi or Islamabad, but the city has very good civic facilities. It is connected with rest of Pakistan by air, rail and road and all types of telecommunication links are available.

The city has good educational facilities in public and private sector and Sheikh Zayed Medical College is the latest addition to these.


The medical college has 640 bedded Sheikh Zayed Hospital having all the tertiary level Health Care Facilities. The College has been established in March 2003 by the order of the Government of the Punjab and is in same administrative ambit as Nishter Medical College Multan, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore, King Edward Medical College, Lahore and other Government Medical Colleges.


Sheikh Zayed Hospital is affiliated with the Medical College. This Hospital was established in 1928 as a Civil Hospital in the Municipal Committee building with 50 beds. In 1952 hospital was shifted into the present DHQ building as DHQ Hospital with bed strength of 62. On the up-gradation of hospital the bed strength was increased up to 144 beds in 1974 and 354 beds in 1978.

Sheikh Zayed Hospital Complex consisting of existing facilities and 286 beds was established as Phase-I in 1986 and Phase-II in 1998 with the kind assistance and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Sultan of Abu Dahbi, who was a great friend of Pakistan. In 1991 the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan visited the facilities of this institution and recognized medicine and surgery departments for fellowship training program. The Principal of this College is Prof. Dr. Muhammad Saeed. The college is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences, Lahore and is also recognized by the PM&DC.


Tel: (92) 068- 9230161, 9230168 (Exchange) 9230163-64,

Fax : (92) 068- 9230428 & 9230162

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