Liaquat National Medical College (LNMC) was established in 2006 with a vision to “be a national and international centre of excellence in healthcare, education, research and community development” and a mission to “offer an unparalleled learning experience in health sciences with a resolve to produce ethical and dedicated professionals who will deliver evidence based quality healthcare globally, and produce a visible impact on the health of the community”.
LNMC is rated by Higher Education Commission (HEC) in W***** category with 5 stars having 100/100 score on various parameters defined by HEC & is therefore the college of the first choice of most students.
Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College (LNMC) will be a national and international centre of excellence in healthcare, education, research and community development.
To offer an unparalleled learning experience in health sciences with a resolve to produce ethical and dedicated professionals who will deliver evidence based quality healthcare globally, and produce a visible impact on the health of the community.
We have highly qualified and experienced faculty in basic and clinical sciences. A large percentage of these faculty members have been trained in USA & UK and they are keen to make their contributions to the development of young professionals who would be the leaders of the future.
To meet the national and international requirement, a system is devised to enhance quality and regularly review and upgrade the academic programmes along with continuous evaluation of faculty through exams and modules.
The five years MBBS course is recognized by PMDC.
Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College (LNMC) has been affiliated with the University of Karachi since its inception and is allowed to impart training to 100 students each year for MBBS degree. Recently, our new batches have been affiliated with the Jinnah Sindh Medical University and are being trained in modular system in semesters.
We adhere to both local and international quality standards in teaching which is reflected by the fact that we are recognized by multiple foreign bodies like:
We have state-of-art teaching facilities.
Liaquat National Hospital has been taking a lead on national level in providing certifiable clinical and resuscitation skills training.
RSDC has latest training equipments as per international standards and has a trained certified dedicated team. The department has state of the art “ISO” certified instrumental rooms, interactive models and simulators. The participants are certified only after successfully passing through their assessments. The department runs AHA certified BLS and ACLS courses too.
Our first batch graduated in the year 2012 and went for Internship in 2013. So our success story begins from 2014 and is quite impressive in terms of pass rates.
Of the students who have completed internship to date, over 150 have passed FCPS – I & other exams and are working at prestigious institutes of Karachi like Liaquat National Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital, Sindh Institute of Urology & Transplantation etc.
Around 50 students have passed PLAB / USMLE and other foreign exams and are undertaking residency in prestigious institutes like Mayo Clinic in USA, McMaster University – Canada, University College London Hospital – UK, Henry Ford Hospital & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard University – USA etc.
Our students have been awarded international scholarships from Ivy League Universities such as Brown, Tufts and also Fulbright scholarships.
Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College (LNMC) encourages research activities of students and faculty members and the subject is extensively taught to students of 3rd Year and culminates in protocol development. To further inculcate the importance of research LNMC has a research committee of students too.
The Library of Liaquat National Hospital & Medical College has online access to more than ten thousands journals along with several Medical & Nursing journals covering all specialties in hard copies too.
To ensure the conduct of scientifically sound research trainings are regularly conducted in house by qualified Epidemiologist and Biostatisticians for faculty and trainees too. Topics covered include Research Methodology and protocol development, Basic and Advance SPSS and manuscript writing.
All the research activities are supervised by research & ethical committees, which comprises of Chairperson and 8 – 10 members. The research committee has developed its own guidelines for submission of a research projects meeting the international Helsinki Guidelines.
The Research committee has substantial funds and encourages students and faculty to participate in national or international conferences and submit articles to international & national journals and provides financial support.
Once the research protocol along with the budget & timeline is approved it is then referred to ethical review board before final approval.
The college encourages extra-curricular activities and our students are keenly involved in it. We have 09 students’ societies to enhance the extra-curricular skills of our students.
These student societies are headed by senior faculty members who guide and mentor students in holding of activities related to their society. They teach them organizational skills, budgeting and team building.
1. How to apply in Liaquat National Medical College for MBBS Program?
2. Which university is LNMC affiliated to?
Liaquat National Medical College was affiliated with the University of Karachi since 23rd September 2006. However as per PMDC notification our current batches are affiliated with Jinnah Sindh Medical University since 2015.
3. What hostel facilities does LNMC offer?
Limited accommodation (subject to the availability of seats) is available on the premises for both male and female medical students from out of Karachi.
4. What societies does LNMC have?
LNMC have nine societies for extracurricular activities.
5. Does LNMC offer scholarships?
6. Does LNMC offer Academic Awards
LNMC offers following awards,
7. Is LNMC registered with foreign bodies?
The Medical College is registered with Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, USA (FAIMER), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA (ECFMG), International Medical Education Directory (IMED), Avicenna (WHO) Directory, General Medical Council,UK (GMC), and Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS), Australian Medical Council (AMC), Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
8. Does LNMC offer kinship discount?
Yes, Kinship discount in tuition fee is available for siblings of existing students as per policy.
9. What is the research scope at LNMC?
LNMC students are taught research & facilitated in conduct of research they develop protocols which are reviewed by faculty. All the protocols are then assessed by research committees, which comprises of Chairperson and 8 – 10 members. The research committee has developed its own guidelines for submission of research projects meeting the international Helsinki Guidelines. Once the research protocol along with the budget & time line is approved then it is referred to ethical review for final approval. Research committee has substantial funds and encourages students & faculty to participate in national or international conferences and submit articles to international & national journals and provides financial support. Additionally the college also has a research society which holds lectures and research expo. To date our Medical students have published multiple papers in local and international journals as well as read papers both locally as well as internationally.
10. Does the college have facility to teach skills?
Liaquat National Medical College is proud to state that we have a fully equipped state of the art Research & Skills Development Center (RSDC) which has latest training equipments as per international standards and has a trained certified dedicated team. The department has state of the art “ISO” certified instrumental rooms, interactive models and simulators.
11. Is it only MBBS that LNMC offers?
Yes MBBS only.
But beside LNMC we have School & College of Physiotherapy, School & College of Nursing, BS Medical Technology in Diagnostic Laboratory Services, Operation Theater Sciences, Dialysis Technology, Critical Care Sciences, Diagnostic, and Radiology.
12. When do students start ward rotation?
From 3rd Year MBBS onwards.
13. What are the college timings?
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
14. Does college have its own transportation?
Transport is available through contractor.
Director Academic Administration & Research Training
Please call us on 021-34412078, 021-34412899, 021-34412931 & 021-34412932.