KEMU King Edward Medical University MPH MPhil Admission 2024
King Edward Medical University Lahore Opens Admission for M.Phil and MPH Programs 2024-2026
King Edward Medical University KEMU in Lahore, Pakistan, has announced admissions for its esteemed M.Phil and Master in Public Health MPH programs for the session 2024-2026. The university, renowned for its commitment to excellence in medical education and research, offers a range of specialties under these programs, providing aspiring healthcare professionals with a platform to advance their careers and contribute to public health initiatives. Heres a detailed overview of the admission process and program offerings:
Program Offerings at KEMU and Eligibility Criteria
The university is offering admission in various disciplines including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Histopathology, Community Medicine/Public Health, Hematology, Optometry, Orthoptics, Investigative Ophthalmology, and Physiotherapy. Each program has a limited number of seats, with eligibility criteria tailored to the specific field of study.
To be eligible for admission, candidates must hold a 16-year education in a relevant field with a minimum of 50% marks or CGPA>2.5, as per the criteria laid down by the Higher Education Commission HEC of Pakistan. Additionally, MBBS graduates must have completed a one-year house job and not be older than 58 years of age. Candidates are also required to pass the Graduate Assessment Test GAT-C General with a minimum qualifying score of 50%, as per HEC criteria.
Applicants must fulfill various criteria including possessing a basic medical qualification, completing a one-year house job from recognized institutions, providing two reference letters from faculty members, and holding a valid certificate of registration with relevant medical councils.
Candidates should not be older than 58 years of age as per the guidelines set by PM&DC/PMC.
All candidates must pass the Graduate Assessment Test GAT-C General with a minimum score of 50% as per HEC criteria. Failure to submit valid result cards by the specified deadline will lead to automatic cancellation of admission applications.
Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview, which is a compulsory component of the admission process. Original academic credentials, including certificates of house job completion and good conduct, must be presented during the interview.
The allocation of training slots is highly competitive, with admission offered to candidates based on merit and the availability of slots in specific specialties.
Paid seats are available only for MBBS graduates in certain specialties, subject to the availability of funds.
Candidates can apply for more than one specialty by submitting separate application forms for each, along with the required fee.
Application forms, along with relevant documents and fees, can be submitted to the Office of the Assistant Registrar Academics during the specified dates.
The university emphasizes the importance of providing a valid email address for communication purposes. Incomplete or late applications will not be entertained.
Important Dates and Contact Information
The deadline for submitting application forms is Monday, 8th April 2024.
Interviews for eligible candidates will be conducted on Monday, 13th May 2024.
The list of selected candidates will be displayed on the KEMU website on Thursday, 23rd May 2024.
For further information and inquiries, candidates can contact the M.Phil Programs Coordinator, Dean of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Registrar, or the Vice Chancellor of King Edward Medical University.
King Edward Medical University, with its rich legacy of academic excellence and commitment to producing skilled healthcare professionals, continues to provide opportunities for aspiring individuals to pursue advanced education in medical and public health sciences.
The universitys rigorous selection process ensures that only the most qualified candidates are admitted, contributing to the enhancement of healthcare standards and services in Pakistan and beyond.