Top 5 Medical Colleges in Pakistan
Choosing the right Field means everything in this world of ours. In Pakistan a lot of fields are available to people who have completed their higher school education. This article focuses on those students that have chosen Pre-medical as there higher school education choice and are looking to gain admission in the one of the top universities of Pakistan. To ease the students with there choice here are the top 5 Medical Colleges in Pakistan.
Top 5 Medical Colleges in Pakistan
- King Edward Medical College
- Allama Iqbal Medical College
- Fatima Jinnah Medical college
- Lahore Medical and Dental College
- Rawalpindi Medical college
King Edward Medical College
King Edward Medical University (KEMU) formerly known as King Edward Medical College KEMC is the oldest medical school in Pakistan. Mayo Hospital is the attached hospital, which was built at the same time. King Edward Medical University is the oldest educational institute in Pakistan. It boosts departments of medical sciences such as
- Anesthesiology unit I and II
- Cardiac Surgery
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology Unit I, II, III and IV
- Ophthalmology unit I, II and III
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Orthopedics Unit I and II
The campus also boasts a large Library and Wifi service in the entire campus.
Allama Iqbal Medical College
One of the best public medical schools of Lahore, Allama Iqbal Medical College was established in 1975 as a teaching institution for medical, nursing and allied health sciences. Attached to the campus is Jinnah hospital which serves as a teaching hospital. The campus itself is amazingly huge and well equipped for the students staying in the premises. Allama Iqbal Medical Complex has a campus spread over an area of 105 acres (0.42 km2) and includes buildings for administration, departments of basic and clinical sciences and a mosque. There are schools for medicine, nursing and physiotherapy. Sports are not left unattended as the The college has sports facilities including floodlit tennis courts, floodlit cricket stadium, field with tracks and bleachers, segregated gymnasiums and a seasonal outdoor swimming pool
The campus boasts incredible medical teaching facilities including the following departments:
Basic science departments include:
Medicine and allied departments include:
- General medicine
- Preventive medicine
- pulmonology (Chest medicine)
The college boasts recognition for some of the best departments of medicine in Pakistan such as:
- College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
- Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
- Pakistan Nursing Council
- University of Health Sciences, Lahore
Fatima Jinnah Medical College
At the beginning of the this great country the most faced problem was health. Fatima Jinnah medical college was created to train female doctors and teach post graduate students in medicine and surgery so that medical facilities be provided to people near the facilities. Because of the practical nature of its teaching the college is considered on the best in Lahore.
More then 12500 medical journals are available in the student library while networking between departments in currently under consideration. The hostel for students living away from home consists of seven blocks in which more then 1000 students are currently residing. For day scholors the university operates 7 buses daily.
Admissions and alumni:
Fatima Jinnah Medical College admits 250 students every year. 50% of the seats are reserved for the Federal Government and in these seats students from Sindh, NWFP, Balochistan, FATA, PATA, AJK and Northern Areas are admitted. 23 seats are reserved as PTAP (Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme) for the friendly and Islamic countries.
FJMC alumni have a strong presence in North America. The North America wing of FJMC’s alumni holds annual meetings and is engaged in projects to help FJMC students, researchers and faculty.
Lahore Medical and Dental College
One of the top PRIVATE medical colleges in the country, the main campus of the college is based in a recently constructed structure, custom built for the specific requirements of the college and its students in the north area of Lahore. The campus is spread over a sprawling area of 18 acres. It houses attractive modern Air-conditioned lecture theaters, dissection halls and laboratories for various basic subjects like Pathology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, and Histology. The Radiology includes X – Ray Machines, CT Scan Mammography, Ultrasound colored dopler and Fluoroscopy. The College has a very impressive Anatomy Museum Pathology Museum, Forensic Medicine and Community Medicine Museum which are the best in the country. This building also houses various dental laboratories including Phantom head laboratory, Dental material laboratory, Prosthetic laboratory, Dental Radiology laboratory and OPG.
The clinical dentistry section of LM&DC has the best facilities available anywhere. A Mosque is under construction for the convenience of the students to offer prayers. A new Phase-2B building with an area of 55,000 square feet has been added. This block will accommodate Dental Clinics, Dental Operation Theaters, Lecture Theaters for students, Library, Information Technology Department, Pathology Museum, Chemical Pathology Laboratory and offices for the teaching staff. All the Lecture Theaters and Dental Clinics have been air conditioned. A full-fledged faculty in basic and Clinical Departments is in position.
Some high tech costly equipment including C.T Scan, Monitors, Ventilators, Orthoscope, Multimedia Microscopes, Digital Camera, Operating Microscope and Dental Units have been procured for GTTH, Dental Section and Pathology department of Lahore Medical and Dental College Lahore.
Rawalpindi Medical College
One of the Rawalpindi’s finest Medical institutions, RMC is affiliated with University of Health sciences, Lahore who monitor the course contents and devise the papers. RMC has over 1200 students currently enrolled in MBBS programs.
The institution is spread to two building blocks, “The old campus” which is located at tipu road, Rawalpindi while the new teaching block is recently opened at holy family hospital, Rawalpindi.
Distinction: This year RMC has the distinction of the best result among all Medical institutions currently registered with University of health sciences Lahore.