The Programme

The Medical College offers a five-year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) ​programme. Admission to the programme is based on individual merit and leadership potential, with no d​iscrim​ination for gender, religion or ethnicity. Candidates are assessed on several criteria including scholastic achievements, extracurricular achievements, and socially and ​culturally relevant activities.​

Students may apply from anywhere in the world and there are no reserved seats, quotas, or admissions against donations. The programme’s language of instructions is English. 

Admissions are currently​​ open for 2018-2019 cycle. The last date to submit the application is May 28, 2018. Candidates are required to apply online. For assistance in completing the online application form, applicants are​ advised to go through the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Understand the Online Process

Only in situations where the online application is not accessible, candidates may request for a paper based application form by emailing at ​​. The last date for acceptance of application is ​May 28, 2018​​.​

​Academic Requirements for Eligibility

The Medical College has no preference for any particular type of preparation and qualification. Candidates who have been prepared in Urdu or English-medium institutions, in Pakistan or overseas, and have successfully completed or are in the process of completing their HSSC / graduate / postgraduate education and meet the eligibility criteria may apply. For details​​, please review the Programme Information Booklet.​

In addition to meeting minimum academic eligibility requirements of AKU, all candidates must also meet the requirements of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). Details can be found on PMDC website​​.

Equivalence Certificate​

All candidates, local and foreign, who have certificates of education other than Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC), are required to submit an equivalence certificate of their HSSC from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC). Please visit IBCC webs​it​e​ or contact them on the below-mentioned a​ddresses for further details.​​

Islamabad: Plot no. 25, Street 38, G-10/4, Near Federal Government Employees Housing Foundation, Islamabad.

Tel: +92 51 9106630-36​​​​

Karachi: Karachi Board of Intermediate Education, Bakhtiari Youth Centre, North Nazimabad.

Tel: +92 21 36639878, Fax: + 92 21 36639878​​

For further information please review the Pr​ogramme Information Booklet and How to Apply​ page. You can also reach us via the following contact details:

Office of the Registrar
Medical College - MBBS Programme
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Tel: +92 21 3486 4410 / 4412