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Saidu Medical College, Swat
Swat, the former state, was given the status of a District in 1970. This
District holds a central position in the northern belt of the Province, and has
significance as an area of anthropological interests in the history of South
East Asia. Swat is an extremely attractive place for tourist and it is aptly
known as the Switzerland of Pakistan. Saidu Sharif, the former capital of Swat
state, is the District Headquarter while adjoining Mingora is a commercial
centre. The present Swat owes its grandeur and developments to the inputs by
BADSHAH SAHIB AND WALI OF SWAT.
The population of Swat District
is approximately 1.7 million. Since the historical announcement in October 1998
of the establishment of Saidu Medical College, on the floor of the Provincial
Assembly, Saidu Medical College started functioning with enrolment of 50
students. The classes started on 28th of December 1998 in the Holy month of
Ramzan. The College is housed in the old Paramedic School & Hostel, which have
been completely overhauled, renovated and furnished. Hostel facilities for both
male and female students are available. Peshawar University affiliation
committee visited the college on 08th October 1999 and Saidu Medical College;
Swat was approved for affiliation with the Peshawar University. The college is
presently affiliated with the Khyber Medical University. Pakistan Medical &
Dental Council has given recognition to the college.
The college has excellent professorial staff in pre-clinical and clinical
departments. Many graduates of Saidu Medical College have passed FCPS in various
specialties and are working all over Pakistan and abroad. The name of Saidu
Medical College has been included in the WHO list of international Medical
Colleges and the degree has been recognized in USA and UK Saidu Group of
Teaching Hospitals is attached to Saidu Medical College, Swat with 500 beds for
all the specialities. Saidu Medical College, Swat is being maintained by the
Govt. of NWFP and is under the administrative control of Health Department.
Eligibility for seats
Qualifications and other criteria for admission .
Applications and documents required
Selection and Admission .
- Fee structure .