Admission to the programme is based on merit and potential commitment to public health. Merit will be evaluated through scholastic achievements and performance of candidates in the admission test. The commitment of the candidate will be assessed on the basis of interviews, past experience and future plans.
Candidates in the public or private sector from Pakistan and overseas may apply. A high academic score in any single discipline or any outstanding achievement alone may not be sufficient for selection.
Candidates who have at least one year of work experience after graduation, preferably in a health-related field at the time of application (part-time, internship and voluntary work is not included) and hold at least one of the following degrees are eligible to apply:
4 or 5 years of Bachelors education in Health Sciences (Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy) or
4 years of Bachelors education in Social Sciences (Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Political Science, Economy, Sociology or related field) or
2/3 years of Bachelors and 1/2 years of Masters education in Social Sciences (Development Studies, Public Administration, Management, Political Sciences, Economics, Sociology or related field)