A Medical College should
be intellectually and exhilarating and challenging. You will find
Medicine a fascinating field, which elicits from your passionate commitment.
Medical school entails hard work and will call upon resources you may
not realize you have; but it is also gateway to many paths in the preparation
for action, the opportunity to utilize your creativity, to acquire self-confidence
and a strong sense of self identity. The college had a lot to offer
in this regard. We consider teacher student relations to be very
important and rather special. Your teachers will always listen.
Do not hesitate to get in touch with them should you have any more questions.
Rawalpindi Medical College (RMC) component of University of Health Sciences (UHS) is accredited by PMDC (Pakistan Medical & Dental Council) & is Listed in WHO, IMED (International Medical Education Directory) & FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education).
Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi General Hospital (now renamed as Benazir Bhutto Hospital) & DHQ Teaching Hospital are three Tertiary care Teaching Hospitals allied to Rawalpindi Medical College. These hospitals are recognized & Accredited by CPSP & PMDC for Undergraduate Medical Teaching leading to MBBS degree & Postgraduate Medical & Surgical Training for Fellowship leading to FCPS qualification.
Both College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) and Pakistan Medical & Dental College (PMDC) are members of International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) for authentication & accreditation of institutes for medical undergraduate & postgraduate education".
Rawalpindi Medical College is
a comprehensive, state-assisted institution of approximately 1200 students
that offers a diverse set of academic programs. All academic programs
of the college are accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Pakistan and Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.
Established in March 1974 at
Faisalabad, the college was shifted to its present premises in November
the same year. So far we have trained 4500 doctors who are serving
both at national and international levels. We have also trained
doctors from many regions of the world who are now playing an important
role in the health education in their own countries.
Rawalpindi Medical College is
recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council as well as by the General
medical Council of U.K. Our graduates also have, temporary
registration in the state of Illinois, U.S.A.
Rawalpindi Medical College provides
rigorous educational programs. A string core of liberal teaching
is the basis on which undergraduates develop the skills, knowledge and
attitudes essential foe successful work, living and active, concerned
The college strives to remain
current and relevant through an adequate program of continuing medicine
development and the exploration of innovative schedules, methods, and
curricular design in keeping with then various needs of its diverse students.
The college has a distinguished
record of research and scholarships. Members of teaching staff have
won some of the most prestigious awards made by government agencies and
private foundations. The college takes pride in the many scholarly
books and articles written by members of teaching staff and in their contributions
to upgrade the facilities provided to the humanity. Wherever possible,
students are involved in research projects, the results of which are integrated
into related course of instructions.
The Rawalpindi Medical College
is committed to equality of access for all applicants and to equal opportunities
for our diverse population of students.
In accordance with our Equal
Opportunities Policy, the college aims to attract students from a wide
variety of background and to ensure that no application or enrolled student
is treated unfavorably as a result of their genders, ethnic group, nationality,
disability, age or sexual orientation.
All students and staff within
the college are excepted to comply with this policy and ant breaches will
be fully investigated.
ROLE AND MISSION
It emphasizes four essential ingredients for the direction
of the college: excellent and relevant instructions; high quality basis
and applied researches and scholarships; responsive and effective
public and community service; and a comprehensive schedule of student
Studying in the Rawalpindi Medical College offers a great
opportunity to enjoy the cultural, social and sporting activities of the
region. The Rawalpindi Medical College is based in the heart of
Rawalpindi city. It is situated on Tipu Raod, off Murree Road, and
the two roads join each other at Moti Mahal Plaza. The host of social
cultural and intellectual activities that this beautiful city has to offer
when combined with the inner city flavor of Rawalpindi, provides a stimulating
diversion from the busy academic schedules.
Rawalpindi Medical College
is about 30 minutes drive from Islamabad city. Different bus stands
are located at Morrir Hassan and Raja Bazar, and they are about 2Km from
the college. Theses bus stands are pick and drop points from many
near by cities. Main bus stand of the city is located in Pirwadhai.
Rawalpindi is also located to the main railway track, G.T. Road and Motorway-M2
to cities of the countries.
Students are offered admissions according to the merit
list made by the Chairman, Advisory Board, King Edward Medical College,
Before admission in the college
students are required to go through a medical examination which is usually
performed at side rooms of Latif auditorium in the premises of the college.
The library of the college has a major section in the campus with a total
of Approx 25,000 books in addition to the departmental libraries. The
facilities have been expanded by acquiring new books and international
journals. A referral center of CD-ROM has also been established.
College has total of four hostels, two for female and two for male students.
Senior students are accommodated in the cubicles while the juniors reside
in dormantories. Although all the hostels are not located at the campus
itself, the transport to and from the hostels for students is arranged
by the college free of cost.
The college has a
fleet of buses which in addition to providing transportation for boarding
students and shutting between college and teaching hospitals, are also
available for educational and excursion trips. Public transport is available
to and from college to nearby all points of the city, Rawalpindi General
Hospital and to District Headquator Hospital. While hired conveyance is
available for Holy Family Hospital
These include the museums
of Anatomy, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Community
Medicine and Pathology. A vast array of specimens are available to provide
the students with a vivid and clear understanding of processes being studied.
Student affairs Section
special student affairs section exists to coordinate and facilitate academic
and extra-curricular activities of students. It not only controls all
student organizations, societies and clubs but also provides guidance
on matters related to the college. Prof. Kalida Waheed holds the current
is a spacious mosque in the college campus as well as a prayer room for
in the basement of the college building, the Students Bookshop caters
superbly to the demands of the students and faculty members. With
its special discount prices, the bookshop has been providing invaluable
services for many years.
believe in the sustenance of body as well as the mind. The cafeteria
located inside the college building provides excellent food in a congenial
atmosphere at a reasonable cost.
a seating capacity of more than one thousand, the college auditorium is
to host a number of academic as well as social events every year.
Public Call Office located in the college premises is a valuable facility
for students. The Card Phones are available on the campus and the
The college Magazine “Shifa”
Students Federation for Poor Patients
Medicos Aid Society
Green Task Force
college offers a variety of recreational facilities for the students.
Theses include a basketball court, a tennis court, cricket, hockey and
football grounds in addition to facilities for table tennis, a gymnasium
and an active hiking club. The annual sports week is the culmination
of all sporting events and is symbolized by the active participants of
large number of students and teachers.
the end, we hope during your stay at Rawalpindi Medical College, Embarking
upon your professional career, you will bring with you the vigor and dynamism
that will elevate the status of this prestigious institution even the