Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences

Admission Criteria and Standards
Merit Seats 70
Military Medical Cadets (Selected from General Population) 20
Free Seats(As per PMC Rule / As per W&R Directorate) 10


Policy Statment
Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) is open to all academically qualified candidates, regardless of gender, religion, race, creed, or domicile. Students from all over Pakistan and overseas may apply. Admission is strictly based on NUMS merit list. Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences(KIMS) authorized 100 x students admission in MBBS Program
Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) is affiliated with NUMS. Candidates desirous of seeking admission in MBBS only in KIMS are advised to register with NUMS (National University of Medical Sciences) on NUMS website
Admissions are advertised in all the leading newspapers of the country and are also displayed on websites of Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS). Desirous students apply for admission / Registration online. Please visit below link.
NUMS website
KIMS website

Following procedure to be followed:

  1. Appearing in NUMS entry test is Mandatory.
  2. Passing marks of NUMS test with minimum 55% score.
  3. Test will be conducted in all major cities of Pakistan.
  4. Candidates desirous of seeking admission in Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), must register online at NUMS website and appear entry test exam.

The applicant must qualify the following:

  1. Entry Test (NUMS)
  2. F.S.C / A-Level Equivalent
  3. S.S.C/ O Levels

Merit Calculations Criteria (MBBS Session 2021-22)

  1. a. Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) is an Army administered Private Medical College affiliated with National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi. NUMS will conduct the entry test and process admission in MBBS / BDS of all its constituent and affiliated Medical & Dental College through centralized admission process.
  2. In compliance with NUMS instructions in the light of PMC, Medical & Dental Undergraduate Education (Admissions, Curriculum and Conduct) 2021, the criteria for merit formulation for MBBS in Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) for the Session 2021-22 will be observed as under: –
    Weightage Formula
    1. MDCAT/ Nums Entry Test – 50%
    2. F.S.C Pre-Medical /HSSC/Equivalent – 40%
    3. S.S.C/ O levels – 10%
  3. Passing National NUMS with 55% marks shall be mandatory for admission in Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) as per PMC regulations 2021.
  4. SAT II Scores are being accepted for foreign students in lieu of MDCAT scores.
  5. Obtained an HSSC / F.S.C (Pre-Medical) or an equivalent 12th grade qualification recognized in Pakistan having obtained more than sixty five percent (65%) marks (aggregate of three science subjects i.e., Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics) or higher percentage as may be notified by the Medical and Dental Council.

Authorized Seats

  1. Total seat of this institution is 100 & their breakdown is appended below: –
    1. 70 x open Merit / Overseas / Foreign National (as per NUMS Notification).
    2. 30 x seats (MCs, / PCs / Shuhada / Wards of Army (as per NUMS Notificaiton)
  2. NUMS will provide a merit list to KIMS, Karachi

Fees for Subsequent Years May increase by 05% to 10%
Fee Structure MBBS Session 2021-22
Description Amount 1st Year 2nd to 5th year
Annual Tuition Fee Rs.


As per future PMC policy
Admission Fee (One Time) Rs.


Total Rs.
Security Deposit (One time Only) Refundable Rs.

* Student can deposit the tuition fee on a quarterly, six monthly or annual basis to the college. A student paying the college on a six monthly basis in advance shall be granted a 2% discount in the tuition fee and a student paying the college on an annual basis in advance shall be granted a 4% discount in the tuition fee.
* Fee is payable through Pay order or Demand draft of the applicable amount in favor of “Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences”.
* Admission Cancellations is as per PMC Rules & Regulations 2021.

PROPOSED – Fees Structure of MBBS Session 2022-23