Army Medical College is one of the premier medical institutions of Pakistan that has achieved national and international repute in a span of four decades. It is an exclusive blend of medical and dental students, some of whom will follow a career in Army Medical and Dental Corps as commissioned officers and others will follow pursuits elsewhere inland and abroad. Hallmark of this College is a futuristic and integrated modular academic program taught by assiduous and highly qualified teaching faculty. College has a well-stocked modern library and innovative learning resource centre, 24/7 free high speed uninterrupted Wi-Fi internet, well equipped labs and advanced teaching and training aids, spacious lecture halls and well organized co-curricular activities. In addition to the undergraduate programs of MBBS and BDS, the college also offers postgraduate programs in MPhil, PhD and FCPS in various disciplines.
At Army Medical College, students are provided with congenial environment conducive to learning and refinement of positive attributes essential in delivery of healthcare to community. The students are trained on the pattern of the latest concepts in medical education with due emphasis on the highest standards of medical competence, responsiveness, compassionate behavior, medical and social ethics in conformity to the cultural values of different communities, and diligence with exemplary perseverance.
I wish all my students countless rewards as they face life’s challenges and welcome them to the ever expanding family of AMCOLIANS.
Army Medical College was established at Rawalpindi in 1977 as a residential institution. The College was initially affiliated with Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad for the award of MBBS degree. The first batch of MBBS course comprising 100 students graduated in 1981 and the college was recognized by GMC-UK. It became a constituent College of NUST in 1998. Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) course was started during the same year. The college has unique distinction of imparting postgraduate training (MPhil/PhD and FCPS) in basic medical sciences since 2001.
The College is located in the cantonment city of Rawalpindi. The twin cities of Rawalpindi-Islamabad are served by an international airport and linked with the rest of the country by rail, road and air. The city enjoys all five climates; summer, winter, autumn, spring and monsoon. Summer resorts like Murree and Abbottabad are not far away from this city. Archaeological sites of Gandhara and Taxila are located around 40-50 kilometers away from the city. The world’s largest earth filled dams of Tarbela and Mangla are located within a radius of 100 kilometers.
The Army Medical College is a residential institution, housed in a beautiful campus. It has five hostels for male students and two hostels for female students. It has well-equipped lecture halls, laboratories, a spacious auditorium and seminar rooms. The library is well-stocked with professional books. Clinical training is imparted to students at military hospitals and institutes located nearby.