Students from all over the world have been welcomed at Riphah International University since the foundation of the University in 2002. At present many countries are represented on campus, making Riphah International University a uniquely international and cosmopolitan university. Riphah International University provides you with an opportunity to study the medical sciences from a truly global perspective.
As an international undergraduate student, you will be guaranteed accommodation in Riphah International University.
Entry Requirements for MBBS/BDS program
The candidate should have passed the intermediate science (FSc) examination (medical group), Securing at least 60% marks in aggregate, unadjusted, from a Pakistani university or an equivalent examination of a board of secondary education in Pakistan.
Any other examination of a foreign university or examining body (A levels etc.) which in scope and standard is found equivalent to the intermediate science F.Sc (Pre-Medical Group) examination (medical group) of a Pakistani university or board of secondary education. Such candidates will have to furnish, along with their application, an equivalence certificate from the inter-board chairman of committee (IBCC). Visit for details. However, equivalence certificates of such applicants will not be accepted who have not studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in 11th and 12th grade.
The candidate should have passed a higher examination of a Pakistani university with biological sciences (BSc) after FSc in medical group, securing 60% marks (in both degrees) in aggregate, unadjusted, from a Pakistani university or an equivalent examination.
English Language Requirements:
If English is not your first language or if the language of instruction for your first degree is not English, we ask you to provide evidence of your command of English. The most common qualification is the IELTS or TOEFL test. You will have to take TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 or IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5. Your test should be no more than two years old by 1st October in the year you intend to start your program .
Admission Procedure for International Students:
International Students shall complete the online application form at: admissions.riphah.edu.pk, take its print and forward the Application to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad, requesting them for grant of clearance to the candidate and subsequently forwarding their application to Ministry of Education who after completing the formalities shall forward the case to Islamic International Medical College. It would be advisable if International Students send their Applications through their own Government Embassy/High Commission in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Visas and Immigration:
Foreign nationals will need a student visa to enter Pakistan for studies, once their admission is confirmed. An overseas applicant cannot seek admission in any educational institution in Pakistan with a Tourist or Visit Visa and is liable to be deported by the Government of Pakistan as per regulations, for which college will not bear any responsibility.
Contact Details For International Students:
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