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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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do I get admission from overseas?
is the college session, entry tests, admission, etc?
about special seats for students?
there adequate hostel facilities for boys and girls?
can I find any further information that I need?
Applicants have to
get their foreign qualifications certified from the Ministry and
get an Equivalence Certificate (Grading) from Inter Boards
Committee of Chairmen (IBCC), Sector H-8, Islamabad, so that
their foreign qualifications can be rated according to the
corresponding Pakistani qualifications, relevant to admission in
the MBBS program. These seats are of two categories:
A) Foreign Technical
Assistance Programme seats, where the students can get admitted
with the normal college fees, and
Self-Financing Students seats that can cost US$ ~7,000 to ~7,500
Ayub Medical College
has a limited number of seats for overseas applicants, either of
Pakistani nationality or of Foreign nationality. In all cases,
rather than approach the college directly, the applicants must
Commission, H-9, Islamabad in case of Foreign Self-Financing
Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
Economics Affairs Division,
Pak Secretariat, Block C,
further information not available on the website can be obtained either by
emailing or faxing the college through the email and fax addresses provided on
the website, or by letter addressed to:
Ayub Medical College,
Information Desk, Students' Affairs Section: +92 992
list of special seats is provided in the Admissions page. However, the special
seat category keeps changing, often from year to year, and there is a general
tendency to do away with all special seats, leaving admission strictly on merit
basis. It is advisable to enquire about the current special seat status at the
time of application for admission, to get the latest information on this topic.
are four hostels for boys and one large hostel for girls. The total
accommodation is for over 1,200 students, so there is usually no shortage of
hostelling facilities or rooms. It is desired, however, that students apply
early for rooms, as the applications are processed on a first-come-first-served
basis, and some preference may be given regarding the type of room requested, to
early applicants. Late applicants have to settle for whatever rooms are then
Girls hostel has complete privacy and all normal rules of conduct applicable to
girls in an Islamic country are applicable.
are excellent messing, laundry, postal and public call office (PCO) facilities available for the
hostellers. Indoor and outdoor sports facilities and TV lounges are provided to
the students in their hostels.
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college session normally starts in November every year and continues to October
next year. The
academic courses are usually completed by end of October. November is a period
of revision classes and/or preparatory leave for examinations. Examinations are
held in December. There is one month of winter vacation in January/February, with a shorter vacation period of 15-20 days in summer in July.
As per policy to shorten the vacation period to avoid undue delay in course
completion and prolongation of the session, the vacation schedule may change
without any notice posted here.
late July, the
College Prospectus is printed, and applications
for admission are invited till 2nd week of August. The
Entrance Test is held
usually in August and the result is declared overnight. The AMC
merit list is posted after a week of the Entrance Test result. Candidates have
to undergo an interview soon afterwards, usually around mid-September, and the
successful candidates are then admitted to the college. Admissions continue from
September through October.
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