There was a dire need in NWFP to have a medical college for girls. Such a facility already exists in Punjab in the name of Fatima Jinnah Medical College Lahore and in Sindh in the name of Peopleâ€™s Medical College Nawabshah where only female students are admitted. The Government of N.W.F.P took a policy decision in this regard and in August 2003 the Provincial Cabinet approved the establishment of a separate Girls Campus of Khyber Medical College located at Hayatabad with an object to upgrade the same to an independent Girls Medical College in due course of time. The Girls Campus of K.M.C started functioning in PDA Block-IV, Phase-V Hayatabad and admitted First Batch of 50 students during the Academic Session 2004-05.
The Chief Minister N.W.F.P during the inauguration ceremony of Girls Campus, KMC on 13th May 2006 announced the upgradation of Girls Campus KMC to an independent college â€œKhyber Girls Medical Collegeâ€ w.e.f 8th December 2005. Hayatabad Medical Complex and Govt. Lady Reading Hospital are its teaching hospitals. Afghan Commissionerate Building on its vacation, has been notified to be the Hostel accommodation of K.G.M.C. The Provincial Government has approved creation of 159 additional posts of Teaching and Para-medical staff to fulfil the staff requirements of K.G.M.C. Recruitment of K.G.M.C. own teachers is in the process of selection through NWFP. Public Service Commission to be completed soon. Till completion of its own faculties, the teaching staff of KMC will continue to teach the students of K.G.M.C.
The Departments of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry of Khyber Girls Medical College have well established/well equipped Laboratories, Lecture Theatres, Dissection Hall, Anatomy Museum, an S.L.R.C., and two Libraries one for staff and the other for students with sufficient number of latest editions of Text Books, Reference Books, and Journals. The Departments of Pharmacology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine and Community Medicine have also been established. This institution has admitted 4th Batch of 50 students of First Year MBBS Class during the Academic Session 2007-08.
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