The Programme​

​​The Post-RM ​​​BScM programme is a two-year​ ​programme designed to prepare its graduates to provide comprehensive, evidence-based midwifery care essentially to healthy women throughout pregnancy, childb​irth postpartum care, neonatal care and family pla​nning.

The programme is comprised of midwifery and related courses offering a unique blend of face-to-face and distance-learning approaches for theory and practice.​ It is spread over four semesters of 18 weeks each of full-time study.​​​​

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 ​sonadmission.query@aku.edu​.​​​​​​​ The last date for acceptance of application is ​May 28, 2018​​.​

Eligibility Criteria​

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete Secondary School Certificate SSC (Science Group with biology)

  • Complete RN diploma

  • Hold current/valid registration/license in their country of residence. Overseas applicants must be eligible for registration with the Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)

  • Have achieved at least a second division in the Provincial Nursing Board examination. Overseas applicants must submit evidence of successfully passing their national nursing registration/licensure examination

  • Documentary evidence of minimum two years of clinical experience by January 1, 2019. (PNC website date: April 03, 2017)

  • Complete RM diploma or any post basic speciality; candidates writing their final exams in 2018 may apply provisionally. Ad​missions will be confirmed upon receipt of the RM diploma/specialisation with a minimum second division by January 1, 2019. Overseas applicants must have RN & RM/ Specialisation equivalence in Pakistan

  • All Registered Nurses (RN) must submit a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Institution where RN has been completed. The NOC must clearly state that the institutions and/or affiliated Hospital has No Objection if the candidate pursues higher education at the Aga Khan University for the academic session 2018

  • Have completed mandatory courses of English, Pakistan Studies and Islamic Studies/Ethics and Religion at BSc level in line with Higher Education Commission (HEC)​​

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

Office of the Registrar
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Aga Khan University
Stadium Road, Karachi 74800
Tel: +92 21 3486 5454 / 5406

Email: sonadmission.query@aku.edu​​