Admissions - Al Nafees

The following programs are offered at Al Nafees Medical College (Isra University Islamabad Campus)

Degree Program Year(s)
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery MBBS 05
Bachelor of Science (Physiology) BS (Physiology) 04
B.Sc (Medical Technology) B.Sc (MT) 02

Students from anywhere in Pakistan or overseas may apply for admission to the above degree programs.
A step-by-step guideline for making an application is available on our website. This information is particularly useful for overseas and foreign students.

The female students are required to wear long-sleeve shirts and use scarves to cover their heads. They are expected to refrain from wearing makeup and abstain from using excessive jewelry.

There is a separate female common room and other facilities, which suit special needs of female students. Make students are also required to maintain a neat & professional attire to promote a pleasant environment for learning.


The Admissions Committee formulates the admission policy in accordance with the rules laid down by the University. To apply for admission, the student should have the needed minimum qualifications set for th for each program. In view of inconsistency in schedules of examinations conducted by various bodies in Pakistan and overseas, applications for entry from students waiting for the results will also be entertained. Such applicants, if selected in the admission process, will be granted provisional admissions. These admissions will automatically stand cancelled if such candidates fail to attain there quired minimum qualifications.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications for Bachelor Degree Programs
Candidates who have passed the Higher Secondary Certificates (HSC) / Intermediate Examinations from any Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan or an equivalent examination recognized by the University are eligible to seek admission to the relevant Bachelor's Program of this University. The eligibility requirements for the programs are listed below:

Degree Program Eligibility
MBBS, DPT HSC (Pre-Medical, 60% minimum marks) OR
SAT-II (550 minimum: Biology & Chemistry, any science
subject) & TOEFL (500 or equivalent)/IELTS (5.5),
if subjects are taught in other than English

The Government of Pakistan evaluates all the overseas Higher Secondary Certificates for their equivalence. More information is available on the university website. However, the concerned students may directly write to the following address to have their certificates evaluated:

Inter Board Committee of Chairmen,
Government of Pakistan,
Ministry of Education No. 342, Street 97, G-9/4, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Link to download application form /

Applicants for admission to all the Bachelor and Master Degree programs are required to take the Isra University Admission Test (IUAT). The admission is purely on merit attained in this test. The test consists of two parts with an intermediate phase of short listing for personal interviews. It may, however, be noted that overseas Pakistani and foreign students are exempted from taking the Isra University Admission Test. Applicants for M.Phil, Ph.D or postgraduate degree programs in clinical sciences, who fulfill the requisite conditions for admissions, will be called for a comprehensive interview or subject Graduate Records Examination or both.

IUAT Part-1 This is a written test. Sample test papers are available for each program of study, and are provided to those candidates who complete the prescribed application form and register themselves for taking the admission test. The test will be conducted at the Isra University Campuses or other venues, as announced through news media. The time and date of the test will be communicated to the applicants individually by post or e-mail and through announcements in the news media.

Short Listing of Candidates Short listing will purely depend upon the scores achieved by students in IUAT Part - 1. Only the short-listed students will qualify for IUAT Part - 2 and will be individually called for the interview.

IUAT Part-2 This part of the test is a personal interview of the applicants to assess their communication skills, aptitude, integrity, motivation, maturity and interest in the selected degree program. An applicant will meet two interviewers for a period of 20 minutes each. The interviews will be held at Isra University Campuses or other venues, as announced through news media. The date and time of the interview will be communicated separately to each short listed applicant.

SELECTION FOR ADMISSION The results of IUAT (both parts) are compiled and reviewed by Isra University Admissions Committee. The Committee recommends only those students for admission who are considered academically outstanding and have special aptitude for ser ving the community and the country of their permanent residence. The decision of the Committee is final and cannot be challenged. Selected candidates will be informed individually. The results of the IUAT will neither be communicated on telephone nor will be revealed to sympathizers and friends. Selection of the candidates for the M Phil and Ph D programs is based on correspondence in the case of foreign students and interviews of the candidates residing in Pakistan.

PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH All programs are conducted in the English language, the official medium of communication of the University. Students are required to demonstrate reasonably good proficiency in this language. However, those who are admitted because of excellent performance in the test but are not up to the required standard in English will be offered an intensive, non-credit course in Special English aimed at improving their proficiency in written and or al communication skills. The students attending this course must take a test at the completion of this course and achieve a satisfactory test score.

WHERE AND HOW TO APPLY? An admission kit containing the application form, prospectus and the necessary information, can be obtained from:

Hyderabad Campus: Isra University Hala Road, Hyderabad-Sindh, Pakistan. Tel: (92 22) 2030181-4 Fax (92 22) 2030180 & 2030185 URL: Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Karachi Campus: Al Tibri Medical College & Hospital Near Al-Ibrahim Eye Hospital, Old Thana, Gadap Town, Karachi, Pakistan. Tel: (92 22) 2030181-4 Fax (92 22) 2030180 & 2030185

Islamabad Campus: School of Engineering & Applied Sciences WR Plaza, I-10 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan. Tel: (92 51) 5800163, 8358360-1 Fax: (92 51) 8358362 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Islamabad Campus: Al Nafees Medical College & Hospital Lehtrar Road, Frash Town, Phase - II, Islamabad, Pakistan. Tel: (92 51) 8439901-10 Fax: (92 51) 8439900 URL: Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The admission kit may also be obtained from the Karachi, Islamabad and Hyderabad branches of the Soneri Bank Limited, Pakistan.

The fee for admission kit is Rs. 1000 (US$ 20 for overseas applicants). Add Rs. 300 for delivery by courier service in Pakistan and US$ 30 for overseas destinations. Fees for admission kit can be paid in cash if the kit is collected in person or through a bank draft / pay order in the name of Isra University, drawn on a bank having a branch in Hyderabad. The completed application forms together with the required supporting documents and a non-refundable application processing fee of Rs. 2000 (US$ 60 for overseas applicants), should reach the Admissions Office on or before the closing date announced by the University. The applications received without fees will not be processed. Once acknowledged, an application can not be withdrawn. It is the sole responsibility of the candidates to comply with all the instructions given on the application form and submit it before the due date. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Applications received after the due date will not be entertained. In order to meet the deadline, the application form may be downloaded from our website and the same may be submitted along with the fee for admission kit and application processing dues. Prior to entry into Pakistan, the foreign students seeking admission in the University should first obtain an official clearance from the Government of Pakistan. For this purpose, they may approach the Pakistan Mission in their country of residence. Further information on admission of foreign nationals to educational institutions in Pakistan is available on our website. Applicants who have failed IUAT can apply afresh in subsequent year(s). A fresh application is a must for admission in the ensuing academic year. The merit of the applicant taking repeat test(s) will be evaluated on the basis of the best score in the current or previous tests taken in the last two years. The admission, to all the academic programs under all the categories, will remain incomplete and unconfirmed until the following documents are not submitted and duly verified by the competent authority: Duly completed admission form. All the dues paid in full through a bank draft or challan duly signed by a bank. Exact spelling of the name and other antecedents verified from the academic certificates specified on the admission form. Duly signed and notarized affidavit specific to a particular program / faculty.


The fee packages and schedule of payment of various degree programs are listed faculty-wise according to the nationality and resident status of the concerned students. The fee packages exclude hostel fees, transportation and other dues that may be modified from time to time.

Forfeiting of Fee: Students must note that if, for any reason, they discontinue the studies or if their admission is cancelled for any reason, the deposited fees will be forfeited.

Continuous and Uninterrupted Payment of Fee: A student has to pay full fee package, uninterruptedly over his / her full tenure of studentship in the program registered. This would be the case, irrespective of the fact that he / she fails in an examination, repeats a semester / year or interrupts his / her study that results in extension of the tenure. However, for a student of FES&T and FCE&MS in case of extension of period beyond the tenure, he / she will be required to pay the normal semester fee, while students of FM&AMS will make annual payment based on the fee package.

Examination Fee: The students of all the Faculties are required to pay fees for each semester examination. In case of the examinations that are conducted under the regulatory control of professional bodies like the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, a seperate fee is chargeable per examination, irrespective of the number of subjects in which the student may wish to appear in a regular or supplementary examination conducted in a particular academic year. There is separate examination fee schedule for postgraduate examinations in each course and discipline. The fee schedule for examinations can be obtained from the Admissions Office.

Student Activity & PERN Fee: Each student contributes a sum of Rs. 1500 per semester towards student activity fund, and Rs. 1500 per semester for Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN) connectivity charges.

Refund and Penalty: A student must note that the fees once deposited, in any account, can not be refunded for any reason. However, students enrolled in programs regulated by PM&DC, may be entitled to a refund as per PM&DC policy. Furthermore a student is liable to pay the cost of damage or loss of University property caused by him/her.

Student Categories: A regular Pakistani student, who acquired the entrance qualification while residing in Pakistan, falls in Regular category (Category A). On the other hand a Pakistani student, who acquired the entrance qualification while residing in a n overseas country, irrespective of the fact that he/she is presently living in Pakistan, falls in Overseas Pakistani category (Category B). An overseas (foreign) student, irrespective of where he/she acquired the entrance qualification, falls in the Foreign Student category (Category C).


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