Nursing is an honorable and fast growing profession in the world. The demand for nurses in all over the world is high with attractive salaries. In Pakistan, nursing is very fast polishing career more than any other profession. While, many institutions in Pakistan are offering different nursing programs (e.g. 2 Years MSc. Nursing, 4 Years Generic BSc. Nursing, 2 Years Post RN BSc. Nursing, Diploma In General Nursing, Diploma in Post Basic Specialties etc.) and educating the nursing students and faculty to compete the challenges by playing a vital role in health care system. The educational institution from where you acquire your knowledge and skills is a main contributing factor in career opportunities. So before getting admission please have a look at the list of Top 10 best Nursing Schools in Pakistan.
Note: This is Purely Based on Author’s Research.
Top 10 Best Nursing Schools in Pakistan
All these nursing colleges in our list are recognized by Pakistan Nursing Council and considered as best for nursing education.
School of Nursing and Midwifery Aga Khan University – Karachi
Aga Khan School of Nursing & Midwifery is a pioneer in the nursing profession in Pakistan. Established in 1980, it was the first nursing school affiliated with a university. Nursing school is offering 2 Years MSc. Nursing, 4 Years Generic BSc. Nursing, 2 Year Post RN BSc. Nursing and known as a best from all aspects i.e. research, curriculum, faculty, practice, administration and considered as a template for all other nursing institutions in Pakistan. Its purpose is to educate nurses to provide the best health care in hospitals and communities and to enhance the leadership qualities in the nursing profession.
Institute of Nursing Dow University of Health Sciences – Karachi
Dow University started the Institute of Nursing in 2006 and now offering nursing education in four different disciplines including MSc. Nursing, Generic BSc. Nursing and Post-RN BSc. Nursing. In the beginning, the renovated building was used, now a new double story building has been constructed. Highly qualified faculty members are appointed and guest faculty from abroad and Aga Khan University also visit to educate and train the students of Dow Institute of Nursing.
Ziauddin College of Nursing – Karachi
Ziauddin College of Nursing was established in 1986 with the PNC recognition and accepted at the college level in 2009. The college offers various graduate and undergraduate programs with a well-known national and international reputation. College aimed to train nurses with advanced studies and expertise to meet the challenges of health care concerning to the families and communities.
Shifa Colleges of Nursing – Islamabad
Shifa College of nursing started in 2004 with the dedication of quality, discipline and hard work to serve the humanity with a great responsibility. It is one of the best nursing colleges in Pakistan offering undergraduate and graduate programs and working for the betterment of nursing students and faculty members with a tremendous devotion to preparing the nursing practitioners and leaders for international level.
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University of Health Sciences – Lahore
Started in 2002, University of Health Sciences Lahore is a very dynamic, internationally and nationally recognized (by HEC, PNC) research university with 71 colleges and more than 50,000 students. University is offering 4 Years Generic BSc. Nursing and 2 Years Post RN BSc. Nursing in Shalamar Nursing College, Lahore. University is also offering MSc. Nursing since 2008 in the pursuit of the doctoral degree in nursing. The mission is to promote emerging technologies and neglected aspects in health care setting.
Lahore School of Nursing – Lahore
Lahore School of Nursing started in 2010 under the supervision of the principal and in the presence of some sincere faculty members. Till 2016 many students have passed their graduation and working in diverse fields of different hospitals and communities. No doubt, its beginning was a splendid milestone in the field of nursing in Punjab. Lahore School of Nursing is offering 4 Years Generic BSc. Nursing and 2 Years Post RN BSc. Nursing.
KMU Institute of Nursing Sciences – Peshawar
Khyber Medical University is a public sector offering 4 years BSc. Nursing, 2 Years Post RN BSc. Nursing and MSc. Nursing. It is also a well-reputed nursing college in KPK province working for learning opportunities. Its top priority is to surround all health elements from all aspects.
Rehman College of Nursing – Peshawar
Rehman College of Nursing is a supreme teaching institute that offers admission to the fixed number of students recommended by KMU. It offers Generic BSc. Nursing, Post RN BSc. Nursing and LPN.
Jinnah College of Nursing – Karachi
Jinnah College of Nursing started from Medicare the school of nursing in 1997 and started Jinnah Nursing College in 2009 at Jinnah Medical and Dental College. It is offering Generic BSc. Nursing, Post RN, General Nursing Diploma and post-Basic Specialization. It is affiliated with Ziauddin University and mission is to prepare those students who want to peruse their career in the nursing profession.
Baqai College of Nursing – Karachi
Baqai Medical University started General Nursing Diploma in 1986 and now offering 4 Years BSc. Nursing and 2 Years Post RN programs. The mission is to provide nursing education at international standards.