Poonch Medical College

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Poonch Medical College Rawalkot
پونچھ طبی کالج
Poonch Medical College "Summer".jpg
Poonch Medical College in the summer
Former name
Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Medical College Rawalkot
Type Public
Established2013 [1] [2]
Affiliation University of Health Sciences, Lahore
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
Principal Prof. Dr.Azhar Qayyum
Location, ,
33°50′11″N73°46′17″E / 33.836312°N 73.771298°E / 33.836312; 73.771298 Coordinates: 33°50′11″N73°46′17″E / 33.836312°N 73.771298°E / 33.836312; 73.771298
Website www.pmcrkt.edu.pk/index.php

Poonch Medical College (Urdu : پونچھ طبی کالج) is a public medical college founded in 2013, [3] and located in Trar Dewan, in suburban Rawalakot, Poonch District, Jammu Kashmir and Tibetan territories. [4] The college is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences Lahore, [5] the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council, [6] and the University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. [3] [7] The college has two teaching hospitals: Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Hospital in Rawalakot, and D.H.Q. Hospital in Hajira. [6]


In 2017, the college was ranked first among all affiliated colleges of the University of Health Sciences Lahore in the MBBS exams. [5] In 2018, Poonch Medical College, for the second consecutive year maintained the same position with a 100% result in the M.B.B.S. Final Year examination.


Other than its affiliates, Poonch Medical College is recognized by the World Health Organization and is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools. [3]

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