To apply for admission registrations please follow the following link: https://apply.smdc.edu.pk/

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Shalamar Medical & Dental College (SMDC), established in 2009 is a project of the Businessmen Hospital Trust (BHT) Lahore, along with the Shalamar Hospital established in 1982; the Shalamar Nursing College instituted in 2006 and the Shalamar School of Allied Health Sciences in 2015.

  • Purpose built centrally air-conditioned campus with Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Quality education, following the most progressive pedagogy – problem based learning, small group discussions and interactive learning, supplemented by a well-equipped Skills Lab.
  • Hands on clinical training in the attached Not for Profit Shalamar and Fauji Foundation Hospitals, Lahore comprising over 750 beds. The two hospitals ensure a case mix ideally suited for clinical training .The training is under the guidance of competent, world-renowned health professionals and health care resources.
  • The Institute of Nursing and Allied health sciences help in multi-disciplinary team based learning.
  • The only medical college to offer well-established departments of :
  1. Research &Innovation
  2. Bioethics and
  3. Linguistics and Communication Skills
  • The above departments ensure that the graduates of SMDC are well versed in research and are equipped with capacity to implement the highest ethical standards in research and clinical care. In addition they develop the ability to present at national and international forums in a highly professional manner.
  • Recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan for postgraduate training in multiple disciplines, thus giving opportunities to the aspiring students to complete not only the undergraduate but also their postgraduate programs in both the clinical and basic sciences.
  • Financial assistance on need-cum-merit basis for admitted students in addition to merit scholarships for academic achievement
  • Hostel facility for both male and female candidates.
  • Transport arrangements for the students.


  • Recognized & Registered by Pakistan Medical Commission
  • Affiliated with University of Health Sciences, Lahore.
  • Approved By Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan.
  • Recognized by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for training in Clinical & Basic Sciences for FCPS & MPhil. Programs.
  • Included in the WHO Avicenna Directory of Medical Colleges.
  • Included in International Medical Education Directory by FAIMER.
  • Partner Institute of GEMx (the only partner institute in Pakistan


  • Multiple Positions in UHS amongst both public & private sector medical colleges. In Punjab.
  • More than one thousand Research publications by the faculty in national and international journals.
  • SMDC annually holds an international conference bringing together global experts in the field with the objective to expose our students to ground breaking healthcare research and innovations within the profession.
  • Total of 825 graduates with over 50% enrolled in or having completed their postgraduate programs.


The Merit for all categories shall be determined by the following Weightage Formula:-

  1. (Pre Medical)/HSSC/IB/ Equivalent: 40%

(Merit shall be calculated by considering score in (3) three Science Subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics as per PMC admission guidelines)

  1. MDCAT: 40%
  2. Admission Interviews/MMIs: 20%


Local/Foreign Applicants

  • The applicant must have passed FSc. (Pre-Medical)/Higher Secondary School Certificate or an examination of a foreign university or examining body with at least three (3) Science Subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics obtaining minimum sixty five (65) percent marks in aggregate. In case of foreign examination, such course must have been duly certified by the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) as equivalent to FSc. (Pre-Medical) or Intermediate Level of Pakistan.
  • Foreign applicant with Foreign Nationality having completed their last two years of schooling from abroad, desirous of taking admission in MBBS Course must have passed, obtaining minimum sixty five (65) percent marks in aggregate, in an examination of a course from a foreign university or its examining body or its education system in at least three (3) Science Subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics and such course must have been duly certified by IBCC as equivalent to FSc. (Pre-Medical)/Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or Intermediate Level of Pakistan.
  • FOR A” Level/IB/American 12th Grade Applicant

A Letter of Equivalence of Grades shall be required in Science Subjects (i.e., Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics), issued separately by IBCC for calculation of Merit as per PMC regulations.

  • Foreign Student means a student who is not a Pakistani student/National and holds only a Foreign Nationality.
  • The candidate must have passed MDCAT conducted by National Medical Authority of Pakistan Medical Commission with at least sixty five (65) percent

As per PMC regulations, an MDCAT result is valid for 2 years. Therefore, students who attempted the 2020 MDCAT can rely on their 2020 MDCAT after it is equivalenced by PMC, for applying for admission in 2021 subject to the 2021-22 admission criteria.


To apply for admission registrations please

follow the following link: https://apply.smdc.edu.pk:1233/

Principal Shalamar Medical & Dental College


Shalimar Link Road, Lahore. Phone: 0092-42-36852658, 36852609, 36818604. Ext. 212,213,214 Fax: 042-36835555,

Email: info@smdc.edu.pk, Web: www.smdc.edu.pk

PMC Admission Regulations 2021
Admissions Interview Criteria at SMDC
Fee Structure (MBBS) Session 2021-22 (Local Students)
Fee Structure (MBBS) Session 2021-22 (Foreign Students )
Fee Refund Policy