Residency Training Program | LNH College

Liaquat National Hospital is renowned for its postgraduate training and fellowships in a wide range of medical and surgical specialties and subspecialties. LNH is dedicated to medical education excellence and the advancement of healthcare. We take pride in our distinguished residency training program, which is designed to shape the future of medical professionals through comprehensive and hands-on learning experiences. Our postgraduate residency training program provides an exceptional learning environment in which postgraduate trainees can improve their skills and broaden their knowledge and experience. Our teaching faculty is comprised of renowned experts and specialists in various medical disciplines who are committed to developing the next generation of healthcare leaders. LNH offers residency programs in a variety of specialties, ensuring that each resident receives specialized training in their chosen field.

LNH offers FCPS residency training programs, for more than 30 disciplines: these are recognized for fellowships by the College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).

Residency training program is offered in the following disciplines:
  • Accident & Emergency
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Chemical Pathology
  • Dental and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • ENT
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Haematology
  • Histopathology
  • Microbiology
  • Nephrology

  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Paediatric Medicine
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology

The duration of the Residency training varies from 2 to 5.5 years depending upon the specialties chosen.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria to apply for Residency are as follows:

  • MBBS degree from an institution recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC)
  • One-year Internship/House Job
  • Valid PM&DC Registration/License
  • FCPS Part 1 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)
  • Required training completed in either General Medicine or General Surgery as applicable for any subspecialty

Induction for Residency Training for July 2024

Last date to apply: June 10, 2024

Apply Online ONLINE

Frequently Asked Questions

LNH inducts postgraduate trainees for Residency Training, twice a year in January and July. The advertisement for residency training is published in the selected national newspaper and updated on the LNH Website.

Interested applicants are required to apply online for the residency training program on the LNH Website.

The application form must be submitted online only.

The application processing fee is to be paid online through LNH Website.

The application processing fee is Rs.3000 and will be paid online through LNH Website. The Fee Voucher and the Application Form can be downloaded after the payment.

Applicants wishing to apply for residency training in more than one speciality must submit a separate Application Form for each speciality and pay the processing fee.

Applicants must apply online through LNH Website and follow the instructions. Applications sent through email or courier will not be accepted.

The application deadline for LNH residency training is June 10, 2024. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Eligibility criteria for the FCPS residency training are as follows:

  • MBBS degree from an institution recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC)
  • One-year Internship/House Job.
  • Valid PM&DC Registration/License.
  • FCPS Part 1 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP).
  • Required training completed in either General Medicine or General Surgery as applicable for any subspecialty.

Eligibility criteria the MCPS residency training are as follows:

  • MBBS degree from an institution recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC).
  • One-year Internship/House Job.
  • Valid PM&DC Registration/License.

The applicants will be contacted by the HR Department for the test schedule or interview date (as applicable). The test schedule will also be updated on the LNH Website.

The test comprises scenario-based MCQs covering clinical subjects.

No, there is no prescribed book(s) to prepare for the test.

Applicants must bring the printout of the Fee Voucher, and FCPS-1 Letter (as applicable) along with the original CNIC.

No, if you have chosen a specific path in General Medicine/General Surgery (2-year or 4-year), you cannot switch to another path during the training, according to CPSP criteria.