The Institute is committed to produce high quality graduates in the field of B.Sc Nursing, Doctor of Physical Therapy and BS Allied Health Sciences. NWIHS provides opportunities for students in respective disciplines, to work, acquire skills and enhance their capabilities. NWIHS produces graduates who have the potential and ability to meet the challenges in a rapidly changing global environment. With a dynamic and stimulating educational environment, our tradition is acquiring wisdom today and adapt new approaches for tomorrow.

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there is also a love of humanity."


Northwest Institute of Health Sciences (NWIHS) is registered with Higher Education Regulatory Authority (HERA) and affiliated with Khyber Medical University (KMU). It offers BS programs in  Nursing, Pathology, Radiology,  Anesthesia and Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Highly Qualified And Experienced Faculty​

Students of NWIHS can learn and gain knowledge in an evidence-based environment from our vastly experienced and qualified faculty. Institute holds most experienced faculty in the province. Our cohort model gives you opportunities to form lasting relationships with faculty and classmates and to build your future professional network.

Top Position Holders in KMU

Northwest Institute of Health and Sciences (NWIHS) students from each department secure top positions in every Khyber Medical University (KMU) semester result 

Well Equipped Labs

The Institute has smart classrooms and specialized clinical training spaces utilizing well-equipped skill labs.  To prepare students for the challenges of health care.


NWIHS offer hostel facility for the out-of-station female students and faculty members.

Early Exposure to Hospital

Clinical training provides a better chance of learning and practicing the skills in the field hence, prepares future therapists to play an important role in the improvement of healthcare quality in society. Students of 3rd, 4th & 5th Professionals complete their clinical training at Northwest General Hospital and Northwest Teaching Hospital. Which allows them to develop early skills and expertise leading to a professional approach.


Northwest Institute of Health Sciences offers Merit and Need-based scholarship to students across all offered disciplines.  


NWIHS has its own Learning Management System known as VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), where students keep their selves up-to-date regarding their profile including attendance, result, academic teaching material, assignments and results.

House Job

Northwest Institute of Health Sciences offers house job/ internships to all students across all offered disciplines in Northwest General Hospital and Northwest Teaching Hospital.  

Opportunities to Gain Research Experience

Most faculties have active research agendas, and students are invited to participate as analysts, assistants, and observers.

Integrated Curriculum

Keeping in view the recent growth and advancement of Physical Therapy in the world, Doctor of Physical Therapy; an academic curriculum is developed to prepare Physical Therapists for independent practice by emphasizing areas such as Differential Diagnosis, Applied Pharmacology, Diagnostic Imaging, Health Care Prevention, and Practice Management meeting the competencies provided by American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). This program emphasizes evidence-based decision-making, a collaborative learning environment, strong faculty mentorship, and state-of-the-art facilities and resources.