Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC)
The Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) was established in September, 2008 in Gujrat. It is a constituent college of University of Gujrat and is affiliated to the University of Health Sciences, Lahore. For post-graduate training it is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons and is listed in the International Medical Education Directory (IMED). The college also provides Medical facilities to the people of Gujrat, Gujranwala and Sialkot.
Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC)‘s mission is to coordinate resources necessary to deliver excellent medical education leading to generating physicians that will serve the community and to make doctors who are keen on learning and experimenting with new researches and technology. Along with this Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) aims to carve doctors that will commit to excellence, faith, leadership and service to the community.
For a candidate applying they have to first be eligible and following are the eligibility criterias:
- Candidate applying should have done pre-medical in F.Sc. in the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 660/1100 marks (excluding marks of Hafiz-e-Quran)
- If candidate has done A’levels or any other equivalent form of education then they would be required to submit an Equivalence Certificate from IBCC along with a complete official transcript of the result.
- After possessing all the relevant result cards the candidate has to go for Medical and Dental College Test (MDCAT) whose result has to be submitted along with the above documents.
- Overseas candidates applying should possess a qualification equivalent to pre-medical F.Sc. and should have appeared in MCAT or in SAT-II with a minimum score of 550 in every subject.
Medical and Dental College Test (MDCAT)
This test is conducted each year for the admission in MBBS and BDS degrees.
It has the following question distribution:
NUMBER OF MCQs
The total number of questions are 220 and for every correct answer the candidate is awarded 5 marks while for every wrong answer 1 mark is deducted.
The test is of 150 minutes and the total marks are 1100.
Submission of Application
Local Pakistanis and overseas Pakistanis should submit their applications duly completed in all aspects mentioned on the admission form along with a processing fee of Rs. 500/- for locals and Rs. 700/- for overseas in the form of cash or pay order.
Foreign candidates should route their application through Pakistan Embassy in their country of origin and send an advanced copy directly to the college secretariat along with a pay order of US $ 50 as processing fee.
Procedure of Selection
Candidates are selected on merit considering marks in Matriculation/ Equivalent Qualification, F.Sc./ Equivalent Qualification and MDCAT. Decisions are made in accordance of a defined procedure and the selection made is final, irrevocable and non-negotiable.
Confirmation of Admission
The list of selected candidates is displayed on the College Board with the direction to pay the college dues within a specified date. The confirmation of the admission is only done when the dues are paid before the deadline prescribed. Any candidate who is unable to pay the college dues within the due date given; his/ her name will be struck off the selection list and the seat will be offered to the next candidate on the waiting list.
Basic Sciences Departments
- Community medicine
- Forensic medicine
Medicine and Allied Departments
- Endocrinology & Metabolism
- General medicine
- Preventive medicine
- Pulmonology (Chest medicine)
Surgery and Allied Departments
- Cardiac surgery
- Cosmetic surgery
- General surgery
- Obstetrics and gynaecology
- Oral and maxillofacial surgery
- Pediatric surgery
- IT Department
The college is situated in the academic block at Hafiz Hayat Campus of the University of Gujrat. The building prescribed for Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) has 3 floors having an area of 62 acres and has Lecture halls, Demonstration rooms, fully equipped IT labs, Faculty rooms, Dissection halls, Library, Basic Sciences labs, Video-Conference facility and many more.
Along with this Aziz Bhatti Saheed Hospital has been attached with Nawaz Sharif Medical College as a teaching hospital. The hospital has 450 beds.
Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) library was founded in 2008 and has a vast collection of about 8,000 books related to Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, ENT, Pathology, Community Medicine, Behavioral Science, Forensic Medicine, Gynecology Surgery, Pediatrics and Urology. The library maintains its collection on computerized databases, accessible both via the campus networks and the internet. This Library is fully automated that provides excellent services and facilities to fulfill the needs of its users. Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) Library is equipped with the state-of-the-art systems and technologies.
The library is open from 8.30 AM till 10.30 PM.
Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) has a secured compound with plenty of room to jog, walk or just enjoy peace and tranquility. It also plans to establish a fully-equipped sports complex for men and women in the near future.
There is separate hostel accommodation available for male and female students. Students who live within a 20 Km radius of the university will not be entertained for hostel facilities and for students who have some disability they will be prioritized. Students who want to apply for hostel accommodation have to fill up the forms available at the academic office and attach desired documents with the form.
The hostels have the following facilities:
- Guest Rooms
- Common Room
- Computer Room
- Electric Water Coolers
- Hostel Laundry
- Water Facilities
- Outdoor Games
- Geysers (Water Heaters)
- Electrical/Plumbing Maintenance
- Sui-Gas Heaters/Lamps/Air Cooler
Health Care Center
The Health Care Center was established in 2009 and it provides primary treatment to the students and faculty of the university. The Care Center contains Reception, Medical Inspection Room, Diagnostic Lab and Detention/Treatment Room. Patients who need consultation/ treatment from concerned specialists are transferred through University Ambulance to ABS Teaching Hospital where they can get admission if required.
The university has its own buses, mini-buses and vans. It operates buses that students can take from designated and convenient points in the city and its neighborhoods.
The university has established four fitness centers as they are very concerned about the physical health of their students. These fitness centers are fully equipped with modern machinery and students as well as faculty and staff members of Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC) us these centers daily.
Societies and Clubs at Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC)
- Odeum Arts Society
- Debating Society
- Music Society
- Hayatians’ Quiz Society
- Journalism Streak
- Hayatians Blood Donation Society
- Qalamkar Creative Writing Forum
- Hayatian Islamic Forum (HIF)
- Mathematical Society
- Jabir bin Hayan Chemical Society
- Students’ Statistical Society
- Botanical Society
- Physics Society
- Zoology Society
- Green Society
- Hayatians’ IT Society
- Hayatian Psychological Society
- Economics Society
- Hayatian Society for Biochemistry and Biotechnology
- Software Engineering Society
- Character Building Society
- Readers club
- Ibn e Khaldon Sociological Association
- SAFE (Commerce)
- HR Club
- Hayataian Society of Political Science & IR
- English Society
- Law moot Society
- Educator Society
- Social Entrepreneurial Society
- Hayatian’s Computing Society
- The Organizer Club
Student Services Center
The Student Service Center (SSC) is the point of contact for students during their stay at the university. The Centre caters to the needs of the students, and works as a bridge between them and the University’s administration. The main function of the SSC is to provide student-centered customer-friendly services. It deals with:
- Orientation to new students
- Issuance of student ID cards
- Course registration, timetable and mid-term exams
- Student records
- Handling queries and helping students in their academic problems
- Issuance of letters to students
- Student counseling
- Scholarships/fee concession/student loan scheme
- Registration of regular/private students
- Extra-curricular activities
The staff is available six days a week (Mondays to Saturdays) from 09:00 am to 04:00 pm. The students are encouraged to stay in touch with the SSC for latest updates and information.
Dr Najeeb Lectures
Dr. Najeeb lectures is one of the best choice when it comes to secondary resources for students at Nawaz Sharif Medical College (NSMC). Not only are they popular among medical schools worldwide but also in Pakistan’s medical schools. The lectures are video based; and are taught in a very simple way. They work wonders for those who need help in understanding the concepts taught in college.
One can find lectures on all the topics included in Punjab’s medical college curriculum. There are hundreds of lectures, on Gross Anatomy, Neuro-anatomy, Embryology, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, available on his website. You can check more details about the topics by visiting the video library. Students find these videos very useful as they help a lot in comprehending the tough subjects. Also, these video lectures are a great way to ace exams. Moreover, Dr. Najeeb also draws illustrations as the lecture progresses and teaches in a complete classroom-like way. Additionally, students can visit the website his official website and try a lecture for free before getting a lifetime subscription.