CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry (CMH LMC & IOD) is a leading institution for Health Professional Education. It aims to provide quality health care education and conduct quality research for local and global benefits. Institute of Dentistry (IOD) was recognized by College of Physicians & Surgeons (CPSP) for Fellowship (FCPS) training in 2014.

    Currently, the CMH LMC & IOD offers 4-year Fellowship Training Program in the following clinical dental specialties:
  1. Operative Dentistry & Endodontics
  2. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  3. Orthodontics
  4. Periodontics
  5. Prosthodontics

Induction into a specialist residency training program is a competitive and rigorous process. Creating a merit policy for induction into specialist residency training program involves a candidate's academic achievements, clinical skills, research aptitude, and other relevant qualities.

  1. The induction process in the above specialties will be a biannual activity, carried out each year, for January & July inductions, as per CPSP regulations.
  2. Candidates are required to fill out the online application form available on the website of CMH LMC & IOD (
  3. A candidate can apply in only ONE specialty training program. However, he/she is allowed to mention a second preference.
  4. The candidate will submit Rs5000/- as an "Application Processing Fee" for each application. The account number for fee submission is.
    • Account Title : CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry.
    • Account Number : 0111650523073
    • IBAN : PK39ASCM0000111650523073
    • Bank : Askari Bank Tufail Road Branch Lahore.
  5. All candidates will appear in MCQ based entry test of the relevant specialty.
  6. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for final interview.
  7. Selected candidates will be offered ONE year contract. The contract is renewable each year, on a satisfactory performance report from the Supervisor, HOD of the respective department and Dean I0D.
  8. Each post-graduate trainee will be offered a maximum of four x 1-year contracts of clinical training. Satisfactory completion of required four years of training will leads to the completion of trainees' contract.
  9. In case, an existing demonstrator (already on job in CMH LMC & 10D) is selected for FCPS training, he/she must forfeit the current post and will be governed by the rules & regulations for postgraduate training.
  10. The residents abide by the terms & conditions given in the contract deed, for the entire course of training.
  11. The test format includes 20 MCQs from Basic Dental Sciences subjects and 20 MCQs from applied specialties.
  • BDS Degree from a PM&DC recognized institution.
  • Certificate of Completion of 12 months of House Job.
  • Permanent PM&DC Registration
  • Result of passing FCPS - I Examination (last 03 years).
  1. Recent passport size colored photograph showing clear full face and current appearance. (No selfie or party photo)
  2. Updated CV
  3. CNIC (Front & Back)
  4. All the Detailed Marks Certificates of BDS
  5. Attempt Certificate: The number of attempts is usually mentioned in the detailed marks sheet. This is a certificate issued by the Head of Institution, stating marks and attempts in each professional examination
  6. House Job Certificate
  7. PMDC/PMC Permanent Registration Certificate
  8. BDS Degree (If the degree is not issued yet, upload a token issued by University after applying for the degree.)
  9. Position Certificates issued by respective universities (if any)
  10. University Certificate showing distinction in each/any subject of university examination.
  11. Work / Experience / Teaching Certificates mentioning subject / department and duration
  12. Research Papers (Hard copies and / or DOI / web Links that open the article or its abstract directly.)
  13. Proof of oral / poster presentations, clearly stating the event & dates
Proposed Timelines for FCPS-II Trainees Induction July 2024

Sr #


Days / Dates



22 April 2024


Deadline for Receiving Applications

10 May 2024


Processing of the Applications and Shortlisting of Candidates

13 to 17 May 2024


Call for Admission Test & Interview

20 – 22 May 2024


Written Test (Depending upon number of candidates)

03 June 2024


Admission test & Interviews

04 June 2024


Display of Merit List

12 June 2024


Date of Joining

Upto 30 June 2024


Commencement of Training

Mon, 01 July 2024