QUETTA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES is located in the cantonment area of Quetta within the premises of Combined Military Hospital. Institution’s building and atmosphere are hallmark of sound academic environment in the serene valley. Quetta is the capital of Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan. Balochistan has a rich cultural heritage and is blessed with immense natural resources. In the pre-partition era, Quetta was known as Little London, because of its beauty, cleanliness and orchards.
The city in the present day has been changed into a centre of education, trade, commerce and business, as well as political hub of the province.
The valley of Quetta is situated at an altitude of 5,500 feet above sea level. Visitor’s
attractions like Hanna Lake, Urak Valley, Spin Tangi, Shahban and Ziarat are located close to Quetta.
Establishment of QIMS has marked the beginning of a new era of advanced medical
education in the province. The institute was envisaged as project to enhance medical training facilities in the region, both at undergraduate and post graduate levels. QIMS is committed to address pivotal issues of health care and impart quality education to students, reflecting principles of humanity, dedication, compassion and selfless service. The college draws upon the strength of CMH Quetta which is one of the largest Tertiary Care Center in the region.
College of Nursing is added to QIMS complex which is imparting BSc Nursing Degree. At present 4 batches of MBBS & 2 batches of nursing students graduated from QIMS / Nursing college respectively.
QIMS is recognized by PM&DC in year 2012. Acknowledgment of the commitment and efforts of the staff and faculty has been demonstrated by the fact that the institution achieved international accreditation by FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research) and is listed in the WHO Directory of the Medical Colleges within one year of its establishment. Its affiliated teaching hospital CMH Quetta is recognized by CPSP for postgraduate training in multiple specialties.