Admission Criteria and Procedure

The Kabir Institute of Public Health will abide by strict merit-based criteria to select students for the MPH programme.
The candidate should possess one of the following qualifications or an equivalent degree from a recognized university or accrediting body.

(a) MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
(b) BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
(c) B.Pharmacy (Bachelor's in Pharmacy) or M.Pharmacy (Master's in Pharmacy)
(d) BSc Nursing (Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing)
(e) Medical technologists having four years education after F.Sc
(f) DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)
(g) Master's Degree in a relevant subject such as Anthropology, Business Administration, Human
Nutrition, Microbiology, Physiology, Psychology, Sociology and Zoology.


The candidate should preferably have completed their one year of full-time House Job from a
recognized institution (in the case of doctors).

Application Procedures:

Applications must be made on the prescribed original application form.
A non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/– will have to be paid. Payment must be made via bank
draft or pay order.

Completed applications should enclose the following:

Attested photocopy of Matriculation certificate
· Attested photocopy of Intermediate certificate
· Final degree certificate, along with transcripts
· Attested photocopy of identity card
· 3 passport-sized photographs
· Professional resume (preferably one page)
· Attested photocopies of experience certificate(s)
· Permission from the parent department in case government/semi-government service
Completed applications must reach the Registrar Gandhara University by the closing date,
which is January 29 2011 Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing
date will not be entertained. In-service candidates will have to obtain NOC from their parent

Admissions Procedures:

Screening Test
Pakistani applicants who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be required to take a screening examination.
This examination tests basic public health knowledge, basic English and mathematical skills, and
logical thinking.
Following the screening examination, successful applicants will be short-listed and called for

Final Selection



Previous academic record score*


Previous public health experience


score, scored as follows out of the total:


• 1-3 years


• More than 3 years


Screening examination score


Interview score