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Bachelor of Science - Public Health

Bachelor of Science - Public Health

Public health encompasses a broad spectrum of activities, from designing community wellness programmes to crafting policies to combat infectious diseases. Public health professionals are dedicated to safeguarding and enhancing public health and well-being by encouraging healthy behaviors and understanding the global health impact. 

The BS Public Health programme is designed to equip a public health workforce, generate new knowledge, and address social determinants of health. It aims to implement innovative approaches to enhance the health of both Pakistani citizens and beyond. This is achieved through a high-quality undergraduate training programme in public health sciences, focused on preserving, promoting, and improving individual and community health.

Career Opportunities

This bachelor's programme provides a solid foundation in biological and social sciences. It focuses on evidence-based methods for programme assessment, planning, and evaluation. The programme is designed to prepare you for diverse career opportunities, including roles in hospitals, medical facilities, provincial and federal health departments, and international non-profit organizations.


With this programme, you will learn how to: 
•    Use principles to recognise patterns and trends. 
•    Apply public health strategies to improve health, safety, and quality of life. 
•    Explain the effectiveness of health programmes to the public. 
•    Make globally, socially, and ethically responsible public health decisions. 

At the end of the programme, the graduate is expected to: 
Be able to detect, prevent and manage common public health problems anywhere in Pakistan As areas vary geographically, quality of life changes, a fully trained public health professional can help learn from different regions and apply that learning to help improve other areas. 

This programme will also help highlight and train you in effective communication so as to better spread healthy behaviours in public.


Admissions Criteria

The admission is based on open merit through the RCAHS Admission Committee in accordance with the policies laid down by the Khyber Medical University. All decisions of the Admission Committee are deemed as final.

Appearance in interview is mandatory for all categories of applicants.

Successful candidates will be provided with further instructions to complete the admission process.

Number of total seats: 25

Eligibility Criteria

F.Sc. Pre-medical/12 years (equivalent) of schooling with science subjects Biology, Chemistry, and Physics with at least 50% marks.

Scheme Of Study

BS Public Health


Scholarship & Internship Facilities

RMI offers attractive Scholarship and Financial Assistance to talented and deserving students under the following heads laid down in the policy documents:

1. Merit cum Deserving scholarship (Fresh Intake):
Admissible to only Pakistani candidates applying for open merit seats subject to the criteria laid down in the policy. 

2. Performance Based Scholarships:
This scholarship is awarded to the students securing top (1st, 2nd & 3rd) positions in Annual/Semester University Examination.

3. Distress Scholarship:
This Scholarship is awarded as a special case to students who lose their parents/guardian during their studentship and unable to pay the fee and other dues as per policy.

4. Concession for Serving Employees:
In order to facilitate the institute's own employees, financial assistance is admissible as per policy.

5. Fee Concession to the Dependents:
Special concession is awarded to the children and legal dependents of employees as per policy.

Paid Internship 

RMI will offer paid internship to the top 25% students on completion of the degree. However the unpaid internship will be offered to the remaining students merit wise on the requirement of the concern department.

Fee Structure

The selected applicants shall be bound to deposit fee within three working days, failing which the admission offer shall automatically stand withdrawn and next candidate on merit will be issued admission offer.

fee structure


Frequently Asked Questions



Merit List

  • The admission to above programme in RMI shall be made strictly based on merit.
  • In case final merit of more than one candidate is equal up to four decimals, the candidate older in age shall stand higher in merit.
  • After the display of final merit list, if there is any vacant seat, next student on merit in the waiting list will be offered admission against such vacant seat.

Merit Weightage

  • Matric:      10%
  • HSSC or equivalent:      50%
  • KMU-CAT: 40%

Admission Process

  • The applications through the online portal of the college shall be accepted for scrutiny and merit formulation
  • It will be the responsibility of the candidate to provide all academic & personal documents as required by the college prior to the last date of admissions as specified on the website
  • Communication to the applicants will be strictly through the Email address provided by the applicants
  • Visiting the college website for day-to-day updates will be the responsibility of the applicants
  • Selected applicants and their parents/guardians will be required to submit an affidavit on Rs. 100/- stamp paper duly notarized by a notary, stating the acceptance of College required disciplinary, legal, and financial responsibilities and all other rules and regulations specified in the college prospectus
  • Admission will remain conditional subject to verification of all documents and passing the medical fitness test
  • Personal appearance for verification of documents is mandatory
  • Admission offer will be valid only on fee deposit within the stipulated period given below

General Provision

  • Regulatory Authorities's directives regarding admissions 2023 – 24 issued from time to time will be followed 
  • A strict NO DONATION POLICY is adopted. No one except, office of admissions is authorized to give a written admission offer.
  • Fee for more than one (1) Semester will not be demanded.
  • All fee will be deposited in the official College designated bank account.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS: As per the institution’s past practices, scholarships will be offered as per policy. Further details can be obtained from the college website.
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