Abbottabad is situated at an
altitude of 1,225 m. (4002 ft.) and is surrounded by refreshing green hills of
Sarban, one of the best-known hill resorts of Pakistan. It is situated on the
Karakorum Highway, the Silk Route to China, 120 Km from Rawalpindi/Islamabad.
The climate is temperate with four distinct seasons, spring, summer, autumn and
winter. The summer is pleasant while the winter is cool with occasional
snowfall. The city is non-industrial, situated in the lush green Orash Valley
and is fairly free from environmental pollution. It has a population of over
300,000. In 1978, the Government of NWFP sanctioned establishment of Ayub
Medical College, named after Late Field Marshal Muhammad Ayub Khan.
The 1st academic year started on 15th May, 1979 with enrolment of 100 students.
It was first established in a building provisionally acquired from the Education
Department, and then moved to its present scenic location on Karakorum Highway
on 30th December 1990. The College building is one of the most beautiful of all
medical colleges of the country. Since 1979 to date the College has undergone
tremendous development. At present the Medical College comprises of modern
buildings, 1,000 bedded Teaching Hospital, a School of Nursing, a Paramedical
School, hostels, play grounds and other supporting amenities for the students
The college has spacious lecture halls with most sophisticated audiovisual
teaching aids, well-equipped laboratories, museums and a vast, centrally
air-conditioned library having Text Books, Reference Books, CD’s and Tapes,
Medical Journals, a ‘Self-Learning Resource Centre’ and a Computer Library with
access to Internet. More than 3000 doctors have graduated from Ayub Medical
College so far who are holding high positions not only in the country but abroad
as well, including UK and USA.
The college is affiliated to University of Peshawar and Khyber Medical
University, Peshawar. It is recognized by the PMDC, General Medical Council of
UK, WHO and many reputed Medical Councils of the world. The College of
Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan has recognized many of its Departments for
postgraduate training. The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists of UK
has granted recognition to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the
clinical training of the MRCOG candidates. With commissioning of INOR (Institute
of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy) at the campus, Ayub Medical
College has joined nuclear medicine club where most modern techniques for
diagnostic and radiation therapy are available.
The College has been publishing its Journal, ‘Journal of Ayub Medical College (JAMC)’
since January 1988. It is a peer reviewed journal and has gained its place as a
standard medical journal, recognized by the PMDC and registered with
International Serial Data System of France, Indexed Medicus of WHO (EMRO). JAMC
is one of the few medical journals of Pakistan, available free online with full
text and illustrations. ‘Karakoram’, the students’ magazine of Ayub Medical
College has always kept its standard and is known as a balanced magazine
edited, formatted, printed and published by the students themselves. The
magazine is published in English, Urdu, Hindko and Pushto languages and contains
write-ups from staff and students apart from scientific articles by the
students. Hostels for boys and girls are located at the campus, adjacent to
Four hostels for boys and one for girls are available besides, hostels for MO’s,
House Officers, Paramedics and Nurses.
DENTAL SECTION OF AYUB MEDICAL COLLEGE
In order to provide Dental Education and better health facilities to the people
of this region, a Dental Section has been established in Ayub Medical College
during 1998-99. A BDS class of 24 students admitted in November 1998 has now
passed out. The Government has decided to complete the establishment of
Dentistry Department in three phases. Two phases have been successfully
completed whereas the work on Phase-III is in progress. The Section is making
all efforts to provide improved facilities of Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery
besides training and teaching to BDS students for Degree of Bachelor of Dental
Surgery from University of Peshawar and Khyber Medical University.
The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is recognised by the CPSP for
FCPS training. The Department has sufficient space, latest equipments,
Laboratories, Lecture Rooms and a Library. There is qualified and experienced
staff appointed for teaching and training the BDS students and also provides
better dental treatment to the patients of this area.
Eligibility for seats
Qualifications and other criteria for admission .
Applications and documents required
Selection and Admission .
- Fee structure .