The need of good doctors cannot be denied for development of a nation, and for this purpose thousands of students in Pakistan are getting medical education from Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) certified institutions. Most popular and in-demand courses are MBBS and BDS. Below we have a list of top ten medical colleges / universities in Pakistan.
1. Aga Khan University, Karachi
It was founded in 1983. Its Campus is in Karachi. It is regarded as the best Medical University of Pakistan because of its excellent education. Many international seminars are also arranged here.
2. King Edward Medical College, Lahore
It is the oldest institute which was founded in 1860. This institute is also commanding seven hospitals. It is oldest as well as one of the best.
3. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
It was founded in 2002. This institute is famous for its mission for solving all the health problems. Almost 35,000 students are under-graduate and 4,000 students are post-graduate.
4. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
It was founded in 1945. This university has medical and science institutes. It is ranked 4th best medical university of Pakistan. It has highly qualified teachers and support staff.
5. Isra University, Hyderabad
It was founded in 1997. It is a private institution, situated on National Highway. The area of this university is 10 acres. It also provides engineering and commerce education.
6. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
It was established in 1954. There are almost 1500 students in this institute. It is very popular for its quality medical education throughout Peshawar and nearby areas.
7. Allama Iqbal Medical college, Lahore
It was established in 1975. It is popular for its medical achievements. Many departments are opened here.
8. CMH Medical College
It was founded in 2006, with a beautiful and big campus. It is a well designed institution which is providing healthcare education to all sections of society.
9. Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore
It is associated with Sir Ganga Ram Hospital for training and teaching medical students. It is one of the oldest medical colleges dedicated for females.
10. Zia-ud-Din University, Karachi
This university was founded by Zia-ud-din group in 1995. It is a private institution, which provides quality education with social responsibilities training as well.
There are many other medical institutions such as Baqai Medical University Karachi, Liaqat university of Medical and Health science Jamshoro, and Gandhara University Peshawar which are offering excellent medical education as well. There are about 88 medical institutions in Pakistan, 38 of which are public and 50 are private.