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  Nishtar Medical College
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Education Programs

Nishtar Medical College offers basic medical traing programmes (MBBS/BDS) as well as specialzation (FCPS) trainings in various medical branches.

Specialization training ranges from one or two years diplama certification to five years registrarships (residency programs).Specializations are offered with assistance of College of Phsisians and Surgeons (CPSP) wherease training is carreied out in Nishtar Hopsital.

  M.B.,B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
  B.D.S (Bachelor in Dental Surgery)
  F.C.P.S (Fellow of College of Physisians and Surgeon)
  M.C.P.S (Member of College of Physisians and Surgeon)
  D.C.P.S. (Diploma Certifications)

 

M.B.,B.S.
Nishtar Medical College offers a five-year undergraduate programme leading to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS). The programme is designed to equip students with appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to understand the health of individuals and of communities. The curriculum conforms to the requirements of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC), which is the registering body in Pakistan.Upon satisfactory completion of the curricular requirements of the five-year course and certifying examinations, graduates are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) of University of Helath Sciences,Lahore. Graduates will be required to register with PMDC in order to obtain a licence to practise in Pakistan.

A-   Period of studies
    Autumn Term October 01 to December 24.
Winter Term January 02 to March 31.
Summer Term April 09 to June 15.
B-   Vacations
   

Summer Vacation.. As per schedule decided by the College Academic Council. Winter Recess. December 25 to January 1
Spring Holidays. April 01 to April 08

Hospital teaching continues during summer vacation for the students of Third, Fourth and Final year M.B., B.S. Classes. Students performing hospital duty will be divided in batches. Time tables for various batches will be prepared by the time table committee. If needed, classes may also be continued during the summer vacation.

C-

  Time Table
    Programme for lectures, practical classes and hospital training will be notified by the Principal before the commencement of the academic session and during the session if a change is required.
     
D-   Classes for M.B., B.S. Degree
    Teaching, training, syllabus, courses, send up examinations etc. are carried out according to the rules and regulations of the University concerned / prospectus of the medical colleges.
     
    The details of the syllabus, courses, outline of tests and statutes relating to M.B.,B.S., University Examinations will be notified to the students of various classes each year by the Principal .
     
     

Academic Schedule

1.   FIRST AND SECOND YEARS.
  a) (i) Lectures- Anatomy with Embryology, Histology, with due emphasis on functional aspect
    (ii) Practical Classes-Dissection, Histology.
  b) (i)Lectures-Physiology,
    (ii) Practical Classes-Experimental Physiology.
  c) (i) Lectures-Biochemistry.
    (ii) Practical classes-Biochemistry.
  d). Islamiyat /or Ethics and Pakistan Studies.
     
2.   THIRD YEAR
  (a) Lectures and practical classes - Basic Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  (b) Lectures and practical classes - Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Demonstrations of medico-legal cases and Medico-legal Postmortems.
  (c) Lectures in Dentistry.
  (d) Lectures in Psychology.
  (e) Lectures and practical classes - General Pathology, Bacteriology and Parasitology.
  (f) Lectures-Principles of Surgery.
  (g) Lectures-Principles of Medicine.
  (h) Bedside; there will be indoor hospital teaching in the following departments:-
    (i) Medicine;
(ii) Surgery;
(iii) Paediatrics;
(iv) Orthopaedic Surgery;
(i) A course for training in clinical Methods in Medicine and Surgery.
     
3.   FOURTH YEAR.
  (a). Lectures and Laboratory work in Special Pathology.
  (b) Lectures and Practical/field studies in Community Medicine.
  (c) Lectures in applied subjects (Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology)
  (d). Lectures in Medicine and allied specialities.
  (e). Lectures in Surgery and allied specialities
  (f). Lectures in Midwifery and Gynaecology.
  (g) Lectures and Demonstrations in Ophthalmology (EYE)
  (h) Lectures and Demonstrations in Oto-Rhinolaryngolgy (ENT)
  (i). Lectures in Radiology,
  (j) Lectures in Tuberculosis and Chest diseases.
  (k). Bedside; there will be teaching in the in and out-patients departments in the following subjects in the attached teaching hospitals.
    Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics. Also Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiotherapy, Urology, Neurosurgery, Cardiac Surgery, Radiology, Dermatology, Tuberculosis and Chest diseases, Cardiology, Neurology, Paediatric Surgery, where such units exist
  (l) A short practical course in immunization.
     
5.   FINAL YEAR
  (a). Lectures in Medicine and allied specialities.
  (b). Lectures in Surgery and allied specialities.
  (c). Lectures in Midwifery and Gynaecology.
  (d). Lectures and Demonstrations in Ophthalmology.
  (e). Lectures and Demonstrations in Oto-Rhinolaryngology
  (f). Lectures in Paediatrics.
  (g). Lectures in Anaesthesia, Radiotherapy and Radiology.
  (h). Weekly Clinico-Pathological Conference in every subject.
  (i). Operative Surgery Practical.
  (j). Bedside teaching in all the in and out patients departments of attached teaching hospitals.
     

Examinations
Examinations are of two kinds:-
I). Class examinations
II) University examinations

I)-   Class Examinations.
  a).
First year M.B.,B.S. There will be send up examination in the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. Failed students will not be allowed to sit in the University Examination if they fail in any of the subject in the send up examination.
  (b) Second year M.B.,B.S. There will be send up examination in the subjects of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. Failed students will not be allowed to sit in the University Examination if they fail in any of the subject in the send up examination.
  (c) Third year M.B.,B.S. There will be send up examination. The subjects
will be:-
    1. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
2. Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
3. Clinical Methods in Surgery
4. Clinical Methods in Medicine
   
All subjects will be compulsory for the purpose of examination but only those students will be detained from appearing in the university examination who fail in either of the first two subjects.
  (d) Fourth year M.B.,B.S. There will be send up examination in the following subjects:-
    1. Pathology
2. Community Medicine
3. Medicine
4. Surgery
5. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
6. Eye
7. E.N.T.
   
The students will be allowed to sit in the University Examination only if they clear at least the first two subjects.
  (e) Final year M.B.,B.S. The send up examination will be conducted in the following subjects:-
    1. Medicine etc.
2. Surgery etc.
3. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
4. Eye
5. E.N.T.
6. Paediatrics
     
    The students will be allowed to appear in the University Examination only if they pass in all the subjects.
     
    Pass percentage would be 33% in send up examinations
     
    Note:-
    (a) During the clinical years, the progress of the students will be judged from the remarks of the respective professor on the Clinical Record Cards which are issued during third, fourth and final year. Those students, whose cards show unsatisfactory work during any of their clinical assignments, will be detained from appearing in the final professional examination of the university.
   

(b) A duplicate record of Clinical Card of each student will be kept in the Office of the concerned professor.

     
   

(c). These examinations shall be compulsory for students of all classes. Students who do not appear or fail in the examination will be regarded as students whose courses of instructions are incomplete and unsatisfactory and will not be allowed to appear in the University Professional M.B.B.S. Examination for promotion to the next higher class and may also loose the scholarship, if any, granted to them.

     
    (d) Remanded students will not be detained from the university examination if they have fulfilled the required percentage of attendance and have satisfactory report from the respective professor for their work during the terms, in question.
     
    (e) Certificate of Honour is awarded to the student who obtains 75 percent or more marks in a subject of class examination of the year, provided he/she does not get less than 33 percent marks in other subjects of the same examination.
   

II)   University Examinations
     
  1. The following are the University Examinations:-
   

(a). First Professional M.B.B.S. Part-I Examination held at the end of first year.

Note. Any student who fails to clear the First Professional M.B.B.S Part-I examination in three chances availed or un-availed after becoming eligible for each examination shall cease to become eligible for further medical education in Pakistan.

     
   

(b). First Professional M.B.B.S. Part-II Examination held at the end of second year.

Note. Any student who fails to clear the First Professional M.B.B.S Part-II examination in three chances availed or un-availed after becoming eligible for each examination shall cease to become eligible for further medical education in Pakistan

     
    (c). Second Professional M.B.B.S. Examination held at the end of third year.
(d). Third Professional M.B.B.S. Examination held at the end of fourth year.
(e). Final Professional M.B.B.S. Examination held at the end of fifth year.
     
  2. Pass marks for professional examinations are 50% separately in theory and practical of each subject. In the clinical subjects of Final Professional, 50% of marks for clinical part separately are essential to pass in practical.
     
  3.

(a) In case a student fails to pass the Professional MBBS Examination in the second annual examination his provisional promotion to the next higher class shall stand automatically cancelled and he/she shall revert to the previous class and the lectures and practicals etc. attended during his/her provisional promotion shall also stand cancelled.

     
    (b) If a student appears in the second annual examination for the first time as he/she did not appear in the first annual examination and failed in any subject in the second annual examination, he/she will be detained in the same class and will not be promoted to the next class.
     
  4. The Principal reserves the right to detain any student from appearing in the Professional M.B.B.S. University Examination at any stage, if in his opinion, the student is found to be short of attendance in theory or practical of any subject or his work is reported to be unsatisfactory by any professor, lecturer or if in the opinion of the Principal, the character and conduct of the student is unsatisfactory.
     
  5. According to University regulations, candidates having less than 75% attendance in lectures and practicals of each subject of a professional examination will not be admitted to that examination.
     
  6. Before appearing in the University Examination the students will be required to produce No Dues Chit from the contractor of college and hostel tuck shops, college cashier, college librarian and hostel warden. Those students who are unable to produce the same will be liable to be detained by the Principal from appearing in the university professional examination.


Postgraduate Training:

F.C.P.S (Fellow of College of Physisians and Surgeon)
M.C.P.S (Member of College of Physisians and Surgeon)
  D.C.P.S. (Diploma Certifications)
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