The admissions in government and private medical colleges is nearing nowadays which means both MDCAT and NUMS entry test exams are going to be held soon. Since a lot of students seek admission in government medical universities but due to the extremely less number of seats available in government medical universities, they have to seek admission in private medical universities.
Private medical universities have increased a lot in number as well as reputation recently and with nearly 90,000+ people applying for only 3600 seats in government universities, most of those people get admission in the best private medical colleges which have a lot of merit requirements as well now.
The best private medical colleges have the same fee structure as all the other private medical colleges which is extremely high compared to government medical colleges so mostly the students who are comfortable financially can study there.
So i have made a list of the best private medical colleges in Lahore(where a lot of medical colleges are present) so you can understand where to apply if you have given MDCAT or NUMS.
Best Private Medical Colleges in Lahore
- CMH Lahore Medical College
CMH (Combined Military Hospital) Medical College as the name implies is a medical college affiliated with the army and CMH Lahore, one of the famous hospitals in Lahore. The college was founded in 2006 by then President of Pakistan, General Musharraf and has a dentistry section as well.
CMH Lahore is affiliated with NUMS so admission is earned by giving the NUMS entry test and is also recognized by PMDC (Pakistan Medical Dental Council). The campus itself which is situated in Abdur Rehman Road in the Cantonment section of Lahore is of 12 acres space and has a lot of facilities which includes Army Cardiac Centre and IOD Dental Clinics for general public.
Here is the link for website: CMH Lahore Medical College
2. Lahore Medical Dental College
LMDC is one of the main medical colleges present in Lahore and is also one of the oldest private medical colleges as it was actually formed in 1997. As is necessary for medical colleges, LMDC is recognized by PMDC as well as UHS meaning to gain admission here, you will have to give MDCAT.
LMDC has three hospitals associated with it which are Doctors Hospital, Surgimed Hospital and Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital. It is located in Tulspura.
Here is the link for website: LMDC site
3. Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College
Akhtar Saeed Medical and Dental College is one of the best private medical colleges in Pakistan so it features here in this list as well.It is located in Bahria Town Lahore. It was established in 2008 by Dr Farooq Saeed Khan.
The college has only one campus which cover 2.5 acres of land. The university is affiliated with UHS, PMDC and University of the Punjab. Hence to apply for this college, you have to give MDCAT.
Here is the link for website: Akhtar Saeed Medical College
4. Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine and Dentistry Lahore
(FMHCMD) as it is sometimes known is a private medical college located in the Shadman region of Lahore. It was founded in 2001 in the honor of Fatima Jinnah and is accredited by PMDC and is affiliated with UHS meaning MDCAT is needed to apply in this college.
There are a number of hospitals attached with FMHCMD for training including Fatima Memorial Hospital, Hijaz Hospital and Khair-Un-Nisa Hospital.
Here is the link for website: FMHCMD site
5. Shalamar Medical and Dental College Lahore
Shalamar Medical and Dental College Lahore is located in Shalamar Town, Lahore after which the college was named and was founded in 2009. It is accredited as well by PMDC and affiliated with UHS meaning that MDCAT is required to apply for here.
The two hospitals attached with medical school for clinical training are Shalamar Hospital and Fauji Foundation Hospital.
Here is the link for website: Shalamar Medical College
6. University College of Medicine and Dentistry
UOL as it is most commonly known is one of the most famous private medical colleges located in Lahore and it was founded in 2002. It is located on Defence Road, Lahore and is a part of the University Of Lahore.
It is affiliated with UHS and was accredited by PMDC in 2007 as well. There are a lot of hospitals attached with it for teaching and clinical training such as Nawaz Sharif Social Security Hospital, Al-Khidmat Hospital, University Dental Hospital and University Teaching Hospital.
Here is the link for website: UOL Medical College
7. Rashid Latif Medical College
Rashid Latif Medical College is a private medical college located on Ferozepur Road Lahore. It was established in 2010 by Dr Rashid Latif and the singular campus covers around 28 acres of land.
It is recognized by UHS and is accredited by PMDC as well.The medical school is attached with Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital for clinical and teaching purposes.
Here is the link for website: Rashid Latif Medical College
8. Sharif Medical and Dental College
Sharif Medical and Dental College is a private medical college located in Sharif Medical City at Jati Umra, Lahore. It was established in 1997 by Mian Muhammad Sharif.
It is recognized by UHS meaning like most private medical colleges, MDCAT is necessary to apply here and is also accredited by PMDC.
Here is the link for website: Sharif Medical College
9. Avicenna Medical College Lahore
Avicenna Medical College is a private medical college located in DHA, Lahore. It was established in 2009 and is recognized by UHS and is accredited by PMDC as well.
The two hospitals which are attached with medical school for clinical training are Aadil Hospital and Avicenna hospital.
Here is the link for website: Avicenna Medical College
10. Central Park Medical College
Central Park Medical School is a private medical college located on Ferozepur Road, Lahore. It was established in 2008 and is recognized by UHS and is accredited by PMDC as necessary.It is also recognized by WHO (World Health Organization).
The two hospitals which are attached for clinical training are Bhatti International Teaching Hospital and Central Park Teaching Hospital.
Here is the link for website: Central Park Medical College
I have made sure of including all the well known and best private medical colleges in Lahore. You can visit their websites whose links i have given alongside so you can view the campus and courses offered which will help you in your decision making since you must choose a good university which suits you in your strive for quality education and a stable pathway to a good career.
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