Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) is a leading institute offering undergraduate education in MBBS and BDS with a heavy emphasis on medicine, biomedicine, public health, related health sciences, and programs. The university has a main campus and a sub-campus in the urban metropolis of Karachi, Sindh. Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery is the sub-branch of the university that offers all nursing-related programs. They currently offer 4 programs for nursing which are Post RN BSN, Post RN BSM, Generic BSN, and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).
Eligibility Criteria of Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery
Program: Post RN BSc. Nursing
The two-year course is designed to prepare nurses to acquire in-depth knowledge and skills and to develop professional independence, self-control, and critical thinking. This program is offered as an evening program.
- 3 Years of General Nursing Diploma
- 1 Year Diploma in Midwifery ( any post basic specialty for male in the alternative of Midwifery)
- 2 Years of Clinical Experience
- Valid PNC Registration
- Sindh Domicile
Program: Bs Nursing Generic
This is a four-year course that you practice as a registered nurse. The course promotes integrated nursing knowledge, skills, and professional demeanor. Upon completion of this program, the graduate is ready to become a nurse. BScN students, after completing a one-year internship, can enroll with the Pakistan Council of Nursing according to the PNC internship guidelines and must pass the PNC license exam.
- Intermediate Science (Pre-medical) with 50% Marks in overall Subjects
- Maximum age limit 18-30 years
- Sindh Domicile
Post RN BSM (Bachelor of Science in Midwifery) In Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery
Post RN BSM is a 2-year program designed to give experience nurses the skills and qualifications to become proficient in midwifery so that they may be able to further advance their careers and serve in a competent fashion
Students applying to the DOW Institute of Nursing for the Post RN BSM program must meet the following criteria: must have completed Matriculation in science, a diploma in nursing, a diploma in midwifery, a year of clinical experience, valid PNC registration. The program has 20 seats, with seats reserved for women only.
Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery Fee Structure for Post RN BSM, Post RN and BS Nursing
The fee structure for the programs mentioned above can be split down into the following parts.
|Admission Fee||Rs. 29,040/-|
|Tuition Fee (per Semester)||Rs. 93,170/-|
|Medical Checkup Fee||Rs. 1,000/-|
|RFID Card Fee||Rs. 1,000/-|
|Dow Enrolment Card Fee||Rs. 10,000/-|
|Dow Club Card||Rs. 500/-|
|Transport Fee||Rs. 15,000/-|
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) course provides for the training of nurses, advanced training, and, in addition, the board of directors of nursing. The program broadens the perspective of students by expecting them to adopt creative interdisciplinary strategies for solving health problems and improving nursing education.
Anyone willing to enroll themselves into the program of Masters in Science of Nursing must meet the eligibility criteria set out by the university which is that the students of Post RN BSN must have: Post RN BSN with at least a Cumulative GPA of 2.5, one-year diploma in Post Basic Specialization from recognized nursing institute, two years’ work experience.
In the case of students holding a BSN degree, they must have 4 years BSN with at least a Cumulative GPA of 2.5, two years of work experience including a one-year internship.
Both groups of students must have a Valid PNC license, must clear the GAT-General (HEC (HAT), NTS, DUHS) within 6 months of admission, and must have a Sindh domicile.
The number of seats for this program is 20 with the seats being open merit.
Post RN BSN
|Post RN BSN with at least Cumulative GPA 2.5|
|One year diploma in Post Basic Specialization|
|Two years’ work experience|
|Valid PNC license|
|GAT-General (HEC (HAT), NTS, DUHS)|
|4 years BSN with at least Cumulative GPA 2.5|
|Two years of work experience including a one-year internship.|
|Valid PNC license|
|GAT-General (HEC (HAT), NTS, DUHS)|
Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery Fee Structure forMasters in Science of Nursing
The fee structure for the program mentioned above can be split down into the following parts.
|Admission Fee||Rs. 25000/-|
|Tuition Fee (per semester)||Rs. 60000/-|
|RFID Card||Rs. 1000/-|
|Security Deposit||Rs. 10000/-|
|Thesis Defense fee||Rs. 30,000/-|
|Project Defense fee||Rs. 15,000/-|
Dow University of Health Sciences has set up a financial assistance office to assist students who are unable to pay their tuition due to financial difficulties. Financial aid, scholarships, Qarz-e-Hasna, and loans are available for basic and advanced studies in all disciplines at DUHS.
The Financial Aid Office reports all grants as advertised by donor organizations. Application forms are available from the Grant Office and should be submitted to the Grant Office.
List of Scholarships
|HEC Need-Based Scholarship|
|Sindh Endowment Education scholarship|
|University of Karachi Alumni Association (UKAA)|
|Abdullah T. Wehwaria and Farhat Aleem Trust Scholarship|
|Ministry of Minority and Religious Affairs, Minority Scholarship|
|Dr. Abdul Aziz Khan Scholarship|
|Punjab Education Endowment Fund Scholarship|
|Office of the Deputy Commissioner Tharparkar, Scheduled caste Students Tharparkar scholarship|
|Professional Education Foundation|
|Meezan Bank – Ihsan Trust Qarz-e-Hasna|
|DUHS Student Study Loan scheme (Interest-Free Loan)|
|DUHS offers fully-funded MS & Ph.D. Scholarship to students of the Muslim world Countries who wish to pursue Higher Education at DUHS.|
DUHS Student Study Loan
Dow University of Health Sciences offers students financial assistance through a Student Loan that provides interest-free loans to DUHS-eligible students who experience financial difficulties that negatively impact their education. Deserving students are advised to request the application form from the Office for FINANCIAL AID, DUHS. The FAO checks the application forms and receipts and refers the relevant cases to the DUHS Student Loan Committee, which recommends the approval / non-approval and amount of the study grant to the students. The Financial Aid Office, DUHS, accepts and processes applications under this scheme.
How to Apply inDow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery
Students wishing to apply to the Dow Institute of Nursing And Midwifery may do so by visiting the campus at Dow University of Health Sciences (Ojha Campus), University Road, Near SUPARCO Chowk, Karachi.
The application form can download the Dow University prospectus 2021 from the Dow website www.duhs.edu.pk and must be submitted along with Paid fee Voucher of 2000/- in favor of Dow University of Health Sciences in United Bank Limited, Baba-e-Urdu Branch, Karachi
Instruction for Applicants:
- Attested copy of all required documents along with application form, attested copy of National ID or B.Form of the candidate is essential. Note: Required Documents is mentioned on DUHS website
- Attested Copy of National Id Card of Father/ Mother/ Guardian is essential
- Application submitted directly will not be accepted
- All correspondence to be done through email:firstname.lastname@example.org