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Admission of Foreign Students in Medical Colleges


Foreign Students of Pakistani origin will be admitted in Medical Colleges under the following two schemes:


•  Pakistan Technical Assistance programme (PTAP)

•  Self Finance Scheme (SFS)


The Economic Affair division will continue handling of admission under Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) whereas the Self Finance Scheme (SFS) has now been transferred to Higher Education Commission (HEC)


The concerned person of HEC who will look after all related matters of admission is as under:


Name: Mr.Abid Ali Gohar

Designation: Director (Academics-1)

Academics Division ( C & T Building )

Higher Education Commission

H-9 Islamabad

Phone: 051-9040211

Email: gohar@hec.gov.pk

Fax: 051-9040637


Candidates eligible for admission are required to fill the requisite form available at www.ead.gov.pk for Application Form of Economic affairs Division, Government of Pakistan. In parallel, an equivalence of certificates of US degree/marks have to be evaluated from Inter Board Committee of Chairman, Islamabad. Application forms (in triplicate), alongwith equivalence certificate ,copies of US passport, parents passports or National Identity Card and degrees have to be forwarded to Economic Affairs Division (Foreign Students Section) through Embassy of Pakistan on following address:


Embassy of Pakistan

(Education Wing)

3517 International Court, NW

Washington , DC 20008


The coordinates of Economic Affairs Division & Inter Board Committee of Chairman are as under:

Name: Mr.Tassaduq Hussain

Designation: Assistant Chief

Economic Affairs Division(for processing and selection)

Adress Block C , Pakistan Secretariat, Islamabad.

Tel: 051-9201868

Fax: 051-9210734

Email: tassaduqhusain@ead.gov.pk


Inter Board Committee of Chairman (for equivalence of Foreign Transcripts)

Address Media Foundation Complex, G-8 Markaz, Islamabad.

Tel: 051-9262712

Fax: 051-9262713


Candidates who intend to apply for Dow University of Health Sciences, Sindh Medical College , Karachi and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro must also submit their SAT-11 and TOFEL/IELTS Score Card.




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