Rawalpindi - January 27, 2012: The 29th Undergraduate Convocation of the Army Medical College Rawalpindi was held today.
Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, Chief of the Air Staff Awarded degrees to 175 graduates of 30th MBBS and 9th BDS Courses. While congratulating the passing out graduates, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman said that the tireless efforts of the teachers in undergraduate and postgraduate training as well as in research are indeed commendable and he is confident that the faculty will keep on grooming the young minds into well-rounded human beings and doctors par excellence. He rendered sincere and high tribute to the Army Medical College that has set out to fulfil this essential and monumental task. Army Medical College is an elite medical institute of the country comprising qualified and experienced teachers in all subjects. It was established in 1977 and was affiliated with Quaid-I-Azam University. Army Medical College was recognized by General Medical Council, UK in 1982. Fellowship programme commenced in 1996. It becomes a constituent College of National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) in 1998. BDS Course, M.Phil and PhD programmes were started in 1998 and 2001 respectively. Every year nearly 200 cadets of Medicals & Dental disciplines graduate from this College. Students achieving distinction are awarded Medals & Certificates in a ceremony coupled with the collage Convocation.