Liaquat National College of Nursing was established in 1981 and since then has been among the top private universities of Pakistan. With a highly skilled and trained faculty, Liaquat National College of Nursing aims to provide the best education to its students. The college is affiliated with Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS), Jamshoro, Sindh, and Sindh Nurses Examination Board (SNEB), Karachi. They are also recognized and registered with Pakistan Nursing Council, Islamabad.
Liaquat National College of Nursing provides 3 programs to its prospective students: B.S (Generic) Nursing, B.Sc. Nursing (Post RN), One Year Diploma Programs.
B.S (Generic) Nursing
B.S (Generic) Nursing is a four-year degree aimed at turning students into professional nurses. This program intends to make it’s students into capable and highly trained nursing staff complete with all the skills required on the job
Candidates who have completed 12 years of education and have completed their HSSC/F.Sc with at least 55% marks from the pre-medical group i.e. have physics, chemistry, and biology as compulsory subjects. If the student has completed his relevant education from a foreign education board such as A-Levels, an equivalency certificate will be required from IBCC.
- HSSC/F.Sc with at least 55% marks (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent
B.Sc Nursing (Post RN)
B.Sc Nursing (Post RN) is a 2-year program that is geared towards more experienced nurses to provide them with the skills and knowledge to take their expertise to the next level and enhance their skill set to include more challenging disciplines.
B.Sc Nursing (Post RN) first requires prospective students to complete a 3-year diploma in general nursing, 1-year specialization in any discipline such as psychiatric nursing, Community Health Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, or Midwifery. 2 years of clinical experience which will be counted after specialty, and a valid PNC registration card
- 3-year diploma (RN)
- 1 year of specialization
- 2 years of clinical experience
- Valid PNC license
One year diploma
One-year diplomas are meant for nurses who wish to further themselves in the field of nursing to specialize and expand their skill set into a specific branch of nursing to become better qualified. These diplomas include the courses of Diploma in Nurse-Midwifery, Post Basic Diploma in Cardiac Nursing, Post Basic Diploma in Accident and Emergency Nursing.
To enroll in the one-year diploma program the candidate must have completed a diploma in general nursing and also must have a valid PNC card
How to apply
Currently, there are no online portals to apply through, however, you can collect application forms from Liaquat National Hospital Administration Block Cash Counter.
The mandatory one-year paid internship is offered to students who have completed B.S. Nursing Generic.
Limited accommodation is available for students (females only) who reside in cities other than Karachi.