Admission Criteria

The admission criteria for the Post Graduate Courses are as under:

  • Candidate must possess MBBS/BDS degree from the recognized university (BDS professionals are eligible for admission in Master in Public Health and Master in Hospital Management programs only)
  • For private candidates the work experience will be counted from the year of graduation
  • For M.Phil. the candidates must have at least two years of teaching experience in Community Medicine or of its various sub-specialties in a recognized institution
  • The candidates who have not availed deputation within last three years before submission of application will be eligible for admission
  • In-service admission of Institute of Public Health employee will be on sole discretion of the Dean
  • Applicants from the Health Departments of federal/provincial government, armed forces, railways, city district government and other autonomous organizations should apply directly to the Dean of Institute of Public Health Lahore, on the prescribed form with a copy through proper channel
  • The candidates who are government employees or serving in autonomous organizations will be allowed to join the course only when permitted in writing by their parent department/organization/institution
  • The candidate who fails to join within 15 days of the start of course/session will be cancelled and next candidate(s) on merit list will be recommended for that vacant seat. No admission will be made after 30 days of commencement of the course
  • In the matter of selection of the candidates for the admission in postgraduate programs the decision of the Admission Committee shall be final
  • The admission will be strictly on the merit basis. The merit will be based on marks obtained in all MBBS/BDS professional exams, number of attempts in all MBBS/BDS professional exams, work experience and entry test (mandatory). The detail is as under:



  • Marks for attempts in MBBS/BDS
  • 1st Attempt - 02
  • 2nd Attempt - 01
  • 3rd Attempt - 00
  • Percentage of total marks obtained in all Professional Examinations
  • Experience*
  • Entry Test
  • Total Marks
*1 Marks per year of service (maximum 15 years)