best 10 medical universities in pakistan

Today in this blog you will come to know about the Best medical universities in Pakistan. Please keep in mind that all the universities are HEC ranked . No university mentioned below is given any preference. All the universities mentioned here are ranked by HEC in the year 2016 , till now no changes have been made in the rankings, that is why this is the latest updates about the medical institutes of pakistan.

Medical Universities in Pakistan
Medical Universities in Pakistan

Best 10 medical universities in Pakistan:

Aga Khan University

Aga Khan University which is famously known as AKU is caterized among of the best Medical University in Pakistan, it got established in 1983 by Princes Aga khan through the Aga Khan Development network. It is an self-governing research university .The primary campus of Aga Khan University is located in Karachi, Pakistan. Aga Khan University has got its campuses in many countries, for instance in Kenya, Tanzania, Afghanistan Uganda and United Kingdom.

Aga Khan University Ranking:

  • 1st Best medical university in Pakistan
  • 185th best University, ranking in Asia medical University
  • Top 300 in world ranking of medical universities

University of Health Sciences, Lahore

On a very second number lies the University of Health Sciences, Lahore. It is categorized  among one of the best medical university in Pakistan. It was first established in the 2002.     UHS university is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. University of Health Sciences, Lahore  is also very famous for thr fact that is it is the only institute in Punjab which provide students with the  degree in  medical, dental, nursing, ,paramedic education, biomedical engineering  etc.

UHS Ranking:

  • 2nd best medical University in Pakistan.
  • Control Type: Public
  • Entity Type: Non-Profit
  • Recognized by :HEC, PMDC & PEC.

Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi

The Dow university of health sciences is located in Karachi. It can be stated as one of the oldest medical institutes in Pakistan. It was established in 1945. Talking about the control type of this university, the Dow university of health sciences is a public research university. The Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, is recognized for its high quality education in the areas  Clinical Pathology Technology, , Respiratory and Critical Care Technology, Ophthalmology and Surgical Technology.

Dow university of health sciences Ranking:

  • HEC recognized University
  • This university is ranked as 3rd among best medical universities of Pakistan

4: Khyber Medical University, Peshawar

Khyber Medical University, ia categorized among the prestigious institutes of Pakistan .Kyber  Medical University is a public research university which is located in the Peshawar. It is one of those universities who got recognized in a very short span of tim2007e. This university got established in the year  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa,

Affiliations and Ranking

This university is affiliated with

  •  PMDC
  •  PMRC
  • CPSP
  •  PNC
  •  HEC.
  • Ranked as the 4th best medical university in pakistan

Riphah International University, Islamabad

Riphah International University, is located in Islamabad. It is private university and it got established in the year 2002. The best part about the introduction of this university is that it got established with the aim of producing professionals in different field with Islamic values. It has 14 campuses in Pakistan


Ranked as 5th among the best medical universities in Pakistan.

Isra University, Hyderabad

Isra University, Hyderabad is a private medical university owned by Isra Islamic foundation. It is located in the Hyderabad. It got established in the year 1997 . Isra University, Hyderabad ia recognized for its supreme education in the fields of  Medicine and Allied Medical Sciences, Allied Sciences, Engineering Science Dentistry and Technology, Commerce, Nursing Economics, and Management Sciences,


Isra university is ranked on the 6th number among the best medical institutes of Pakistan.

King Edward Medical University, Lahore

King Edward Medical University lies in the list of the oldest medical institutes of Pakistan. The university is named after king Edward and it got established in the 1860. This university is categorized among the top medical universities of Pakistan because of its supreme quality education


  • Ranked as 7th best medical university
  • It is recognized by
  •  HEC
  • World Health Organization
  • Pakistan Medical Research Council
  • The astounding part is that this university is recognized by many medical universities in UK and USA.

Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro

LUMHS i.e Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro Jamshoro is a public sector university in Pakistan. It can be considered as one of the oldest medical institutes in Pakistan for the fact that it got established in the year 1881. This university is located in the Jamshoro , Sindh .

Rankings and Affiliations:

  • LUMHS is HEC recognized university
  • Ranked as 8th on the list of top medical institut of Pakistan.
  • Affiliated with HEC
  •  Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
  •  Pharmacy council of Pakistan and Pakistan
  • Pakistan Nursing council
  • LUMHS, Jamshoro is ranked as the 8th best Medical University of Pakistan, it is affiliated with HEC, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, Pakistan Nursing Council, and Pharmacy Council of Pakistan.

 Ziauddin University, Karachi

Ziauddin University, Karachi, which is famously known as ZU. It is  a private university that is located  located in the Karachi.  Ziauddin Group established the university in the year 1995. It is one of the prestigious medical university of Pakistan which  is recognized for its quality education in medicine, biomedical engineering and health.


HEC Recognized University

Ranked on the 9th number among the best medical universities in Pakistan.

Gandhara University, Peshawar

Gandhara University, is a private university  located in Peshawar . This university got ranked among the best medical universities of Pakistan in a very short time. Credit goes to the high quality education that Gandhara is providing to its students. This prestigious university got established in the year 2020

Gandhara University, Peshawar is famous for its education in medicine, paramedical technologies, physiotherapy,   pharmacy, dentistry, nursing, and public health.

Rankings and Affiliations

  • Ranked as10th among best medical universities in Pakistan
  • HEC recognized University
  • Gandhara University is affiliated with PMDC , College of Physicians and surgeons Pakistan.

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