Registration of under graduate medical and dental students

Registration of Medical & Dental Students 

Extract from "Pakistan Registration of Medical and Dental Practitioners Regulations, 2008." Chapter IX 
  1. Every medical and dental student in a medical and dental college in Pakistan recognised under the Ordinance, shall submit to the registrar an application (Appendix 15) through the Principal for registration as a medical or dental student, within three months following his admission to a medical or dental college, failing which he shall not be allowed to continue his studies further. It is binding on the Principal and the student to ensure compliance.
  2. Every application for registration as a medical or dental student shall be accompanied by (a) certificate from the Principal of the College of the student having commenced medical studies; and (b) registration fee of five hundred rupees one time.
  3. A student shall be registered as a medical or dental student only if  he fulfills the  admission criteria  of the Council and falls within the seats allowed to the medical or dental college by the Council according to the facilities available at the institution as determined by the Council.
  4. Every medical or dental student registered with the Council shall be furnished with a student registration number and a certificate (Appendix 31 or 32) and a picture identity card, which shall be prominently displayed by the student throughout his period of study.
  5. The Universities may issue only provisional enrollment to the medical or dental students and only once the student is registered with the Council , he shall be issued a permanent enrollment  by the University.
  6. Every recognised medical or dental college in Pakistan shall submit to the Council annually, not later than the 31st December of each year, a list of the names of all medical or dental students at such a Medical or Dental college on the first December of that year, and also a list of all registered medical or dental students who have either discontinued their studies or migrated to another college during the preceding 12 months.  Such a list shall indicate the full names; the years of studies and in cases where students have discontinued their professional studies or migrated e.g. date of discontinuation or migration of each student, as the case may be.
  7. A register shall be maintained by the Council, session wise and college-wise.
  8. The name of a medical or dental student shall be deleted from the register as soon as he has been registered as a medical or dental practitioner, or as soon as proof is given to the satisfaction of the registrar that such a student has discontinued his professional studies.
  9. The college shall provide medical facilities, counseling facilities and provide a dress code to all registered students.
  10. Migration will be allowed from one recognized college to another recognized college. The Council shall only entertain applications (Appendix 13) for no objection certificate for migration after the applicant has cleared first professional examination and the written consent of both the relieving and accepting Principals and the universities has been obtained.
  11. (1) Migration of Pakistani students studying in overseas medical / dental colleges shall be allowed provided
    1. Here is a scheme of reciprocity between the two countries or
    2. Specific permission has been granted by the Council to register those basic qualification without National Examination Board Examination or
    3. The qualification is included in the PM&DC schedules permanently without any prohibiting period.

    (2)  other cases of migration of overseas migration shall be placed before the executive committee for consideration on individual merit and the decision of the executive committee which shall be final.


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