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Army Medical College

Army Medical College was established in 1977 as a residential institution for imparting undergraduate medical education to selected cadets. The College was initially affiliated with the Quaid-e-Azam University but is now affiliated with National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) since 1998.


The college is located on Abid Majid Road Rawalpindi. The twin city of Rawalpindi - Islamabad is served with an international airport. Inland, the city is linked with rest of the country by rail, road and air. Climate of the country is tropical with extremes of both weathers. Springs are soothing and full of colourful flora. Summer resorts like Murree, Abbottabad, historical monuments of Gandhara art at Taxila and the world's largest earth filled dams at Tarbela and Mangla are located within a radius of 100 km from Rawalpindi.

 Educational Philosophy

To train specially selected Medical and Dental Cadets for five and four academic years respectively, according to the syllabus laid down by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. Cadets (less Paying Cadets, NUMS and Foreign Students) on successful completion of the course are granted permanent Regular Commission in the Army Medical Corps/Army Dental Corps, as the case may be.



The College is authorized 14 Professors, 14 Associate Professors and 30 Assistant Professors as per the requirements of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. The college, at present, is one of the best medical institutes of the country having most qualified teachers both in Basic Sciences and Hospital Division.


 The Courses

Army Medical College offers following courses in conformity with Pakistan Medical and Dental Council:-

MBBS (5 years duration)


First Professional Examination

  • Anatomy & Histology
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Islamic and Pakistan Studies

Second Professional Examination

  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  • Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

Third Professional Examination

  • Special and General Pathology
  • Community Medicine

Final Professional Examination

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Gynaecology/Obstetrics
  • EYE
  • ENT
  • Paediatrics top
BDS (4 1/2 years duration)

First Professional Examination

  • Anatomy and Histology
  • Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Sciences of Dental Material and Laboratory Techniques.

Second Professional Examination

  • general Pathology and Microbiology
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Oral Anatomy, Histology, Physiology and Tooth Morphology

Third Professional Examination

  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Oral Pathology, Oral Microbiology
  • Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine

Final Professional Examination

  • Prosthetics and or including crown and bridge work.
  • Orthodontia and Radiology
  • Operative/Restorative/Conservative Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Anaesthesia, Forensic Medicine and Toxicology and Medico Dental Ethics and Dental Practice Management.
Selection Criteria

Eligibility for Admission

The following conditions will govern eligibility of Candidates for admission to the MBBS/BDS Course:

  • Educational Qualification
    • FSc (Premedical) with 70% marks.
    • 'A' and '0' level candidates will have to obtain an equivalent certificate from inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC), Ministry of Education, Islamabad.

  • Physical Standards
    • Minimum Height
    • Males. 5 ft 4 inch (162.5cm)
    • Females. 4ft 8 inch (145 cm)

  • Visual Standards and Weight
    •  Should be according to the standards acceptable for commission in the Army.
 Extra-Curricular Activities

Sports and extra-curricular activities are also extended to the students to create balance and harmony between mind and body. The following activities take precedence with the students.

  • Drill
  • Physical Training
  • Games
  • Debates
  • Drama
  • Computer Club/Internet
  • Adventure Training top

The College is housed in a beautiful campus in Rawalpindi Cantonment. All departments of the college are well equipped and recognized for postgraduate training by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan. The college is a residential institution and five hostels exist for both males and females, which are known as five cadet companies.