The name of Bannu is derived
from “Bano” who was the wife of Shah Farid IIyas (Sheetak), the founder of
present day Bannu and the Banochi Tribe which came from Shawal. Bannu is a
thickly populated District located in the heart of southern region of N.W.F.P
with its boundaries touching the Districts of Karak, Lakki Marwat, and the North
& the South Wazirstan Agencies. Besides this, it also drains a huge population
of Afghanistan. The people of Bannu are faced with the dearth of Health
The establishment of a Medical College in Bannu will play major role in the
improvement of Health Services in this area. The Chief Minister of N.W.F.P, Mr.
Akram Khan Durrani announced the establishment of Bannu Medical College Bannu
and the Health Department issued its notification No.SO-IV12-36/ 2006 dated 31st
August, 2006. This year we will enroll 100 students on Open Merit. Bannu Medical
College Bannu is temporarily based in the current building having enough
infrastructure and a covered area of over 60000 Sq. feet. In the recent
inspection the P.M.D.C team made the following observations. “The building is
impressive and fulfill all the basic requirements of students and faculty
members. The current building has been transformed excellently into a purpose
serving building to host the basic departments of the college”.
The permanent set up having a purpose built building will be located in Bannu
Township in an area of 600 kanal of land and the construction of new building is
in progress. The 600 bedded Khalifa Gul Nawaz Hospital, DHQ Hospital and Zanana
Hospital are the Teaching Hospitals of Bannu Medical College. We have the
facility of SLRC with a space available for over 30 computers and also a
capacious digital library for the students and staff about which the PMDC has
remarked as under: “There is an excellent SLRC center developed in the library.
Their existed the facility of digital library with state of the art software
installed”. The college is already affiliated with the University of Science and
Technology Bannu. We also have an examination hall for 200 students.
We have a separate medical education department to arrange for conferences,
seminars, workshops and also help in the integrated teaching and objective
students learning programme in accordance with the modern trends. We have good
audiovisual department and also a committee room having a space for 25 staff
The college has the following hostels
1. CENNA HALL FOR girls, catering for 60 female students.
2. TOCHI HALL for boys, catering for 40 students.
3. KURRAM HALL for Boys, Catering for 30 students.
The hostels are located in the nearby DHQ Hospital with full security
We soon are going to renovate doctor’s Hostal in DHQ teaching Hospital for the
students of Bannu Medial College, which will accommodate 80 students. We also
shall be renting two more hostels. There are three buses and one coaster for
students and a hiace for staff.
Eligibility for seats
Qualifications and other criteria for admission .
Applications and documents required
Selection and Admission .
- Fee structure .