Top 10 Best Medical Universities in Pakistan

It will be true if I said almost everyone in their school-age must have thought of becoming a doctor or engineer. There are several reasons behind such thinking. The foremost among those reasons is the high status of doctors in our society. Furthermore, the field of medical is considered to be a sacred field. Doctors help in saving lives and for that reason, they are known to be performing a holy duty. There are several top medical universities in Pakistan. According to the higher education commission of Pakistan (HEC), there are 86 medical institutes in Pakistan and if we classify them into public and private universities, we get 36 public and 50 are private medical colleges.

HEC has laid down the criteria for selecting the best medical universities in Pakistan. It provides a total score to a university on the basis of these factors.

a) Teaching quality
b) Research work
c) Quality Assurance Criteria

HEC has evaluated various medical universities on the above given factors. The list of the top 10 medical universities of Pakistan is as follows.

1. Aga Khan University, Karachi

top medical universities in pakistan

 

Aga Khan University was established in 1983 by his Highness Agha Khan. The institute started with a single campus in Pakistan with an aim to provide quality education in developing countries. Currently, it has five campuses and three teaching sites in three continents Asia, Europe, and Africa. According to HEC, its total score is 63.

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
1 Aga Khan University, Karachi 33.73 10 18.96 63
PROGRAMMES OFFERED BY AGHA KHAN UNIVERSITY

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS, EAST AFRICA

Master of Arts in Digital Journalism

Executive Masters in Media Leadership and Innovation

INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, EAST AFRICA

Master of Education

INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, PAKISTAN

Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Master of Philosophy in Education

Master of Education

INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF MUSLIM CIVILISATIONS, UK

Master of Arts in Muslim Cultures

MEDICAL COLLEGE, EAST AFRICA

Master of Medicine

MEDICAL COLLEGE, PAKISTAN

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences

Biological Sciences

Clinical Sciences

Population and Public Health

Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Master of Health Policy and Management

Master of Health Professions Education

Master of Philosophy in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, EAST AFRICA

Master of Science in Advanced Practice Nursing

Master of Science in Advanced Practice Midwifery

Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Post-RN/RM Bachelor of Science in Midwifery

Diploma in General Nursing

SCHOOL OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY, PAKISTAN

Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences [Nursing]

Master of Science in Nursing

Post-RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

 

2. University of Health Sciences, Lahore

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In the list of top ten medical universities of Pakistan, University of Health Sciences has acquired second position. The institute was founded in 2002 and was inaugurated by the president of Pakistan. It is an internationally recognized institute and has affiliations in several fields according to HEC its total score is 46.

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
2 University of Health Sciences, Lahore 13.12 8 25.32 46

 

Course/Program

MBBS

BDS

Pharm D

DPT (Doctor of Physical Therapy)

  1. Sc. Nursing Generic

B.Sc. (Hons.) Allied Health Sciences

  1. BSc. (Hons.) Biotechnology
  2. BSc. (Hons.) Medical Imaging Technology
  3. BSc. (Hons.) Medical Laboratory Technology
  4. BSc. Optometry & Orthoptics
  5. BSc. (Hons.) Emergency & Intensive Care Sciences
  6. BSc. (Hons.) Orthotics & Prosthetic
  7. BSc. (Hons.) Audiology
  8. BSc. (Hons.) Operation Theatre Technology
  9. BSc. (Hons.) Dental Technology
  10. BSc. (Hons.) Dental Hygiene
  11. BSc. (Hons.) Cardiac Perfusion
  12. BSc. (Hons.) Occupational Therapy
  13. BSc. (Hons.) Speech & Language Pathology
  14. BSc. (Hons.) Respiratory Therapy
  15. BSc. (Hons.) Nutrition

Condensed Courses B.Sc. (Hons.) Allied Health Sciences

  1. Sc. Medical Imaging Technology
  2. Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology

 

3. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

top 10 medical universities in pakistan

 

Dow University of Health Sciences was founded in 1941 has been providing excellence in various fields including medical, biomedical sciences, public health, allied health sciences, and business management. The university is located in Karachi and has several branches in Sindh. According to HEC, the total score of DOW University is 34

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
3 Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi 11.53 18 4.40 34

 

BS Biotechnology

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelors In Dental Surgery

Doctor of Pharmacy

BS Generic Nursing, Post RN Nursing

Doctor of Physiotherapy

BS Occupation Theory

BS Prosthetics & Orthotics

BS In Dental Care Professional

Dental hygiene

Dental technology

BS Medical Technology

Specialties of DIMT

Bachelors of Business Administration

BS Nutrition Sciences

BS Biotechnology

4. Isra University, Hyderabad

 

The institute was founded in 1997 and was converted into a university in 2013. according to HEC, its total score is 30 and in such a short time this university has proved that it can be a top-ranked medical university of Pakistan. The university has 3 campuses located in Hyderabad, Karachi, and Islamabad

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
4 Isra University, Hyderabad 11.91 13 5.41 30

 

5. Zia-ud-Din University, Karachi

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The institute was founded in 1995 and according to HEC its total score is 27 and it offers programs in MBBS, MPhil and PhD master of surgery doctor of medicine, and many more

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
5 Zia-ud-Din University, Karachi 13.50 10 3.80 27

 

6. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar

 

Khyber medical university was established in 2007 and according to HEC, its score is 27. it offers programs in MBBS, BDS, Nursing, DPT, MPhil, and PhD

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
6 Khyber Medical University, Peshawar  12.30 10 4.97 27

 

7. King Edward Medical University, Lahore

 

It is the oldest medical institute founded in the 1860s and attached with the building of MAO hospital. It offers many undergraduates and postgraduate programs including MBBS, Doctor of physical therapy, Bs in allied health sciences, and post-graduate programs. It also offers MPhil, PhD, Doctor of medicine, master of surgery, Fcps and Mrcp United Kingdom

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
7 King Edward Medical University, Lahore 9.60 9 7.17 26

 

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8. Baqai Medical University, Karachi

 

Baqai Medical University was founded in 1988. According to HEC, its total score is 25. it offers programs in MBBS, BDS, PharmD, Veterinary sciences, and many more.

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
8 Baqai Medical University, Karachi 18.56 4 2.33 25

 

9. Liaquat university of medical and health sciences Jamshoro

 

The institute was founded in 1951 and is located in Jamshoro Sindh. according to HEC, its total score is 24. It offers programs in MBBS, BDS, Nursing postgraduate, PharmD and PhD

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
9 Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro 7.22 13 4.04 24

 

10. Gandhara University, Peshawar

 

The last entry in top medical universities in is that of Gandhara University. It was founded in 1995 and was converted into a university in 2009. According to HEC, its total score is 23 the university offers programs in MBBS, BDS, Mph, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Paramedics.

No Institute Teaching Quality QA Criteria Research Total Score
10 Gandhara University, Peshawar 11.24 11 0.27 23

 

 

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