FCPS Adult Cardiology

NICVD is a CPSP accredited institute since 2008. We offer a 3 year specialization for trainees who have completed 2 years of prior training in General Medicine from a CPSP accredited institute.
Cardiology training at NICVD comprises of rotations in:

Courses Duration
Cardiac Catheterization lab 6 Months
ETT lab 2 Months
CCU 4 Months
Cardiac Inpatient 3 Months
Outpatient Department 3 Months
Cardiac Surgery 2 Months
Echo Lab 4 Months
Paediatric Cardiology 4 Months
Emergency Critical Care 3 Months
Electrophysiology 2 Months
Nuclear Cardiology 2 Months
CT Angio 1 Months.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates who meet the requirements below are eligible to apply:-
  • Cleared FCPS Part 1 in Medicine and Allied or granted examination
  • Completed 2 years Residency in General Medicine
  • Completed two years of RTMC registered training of Intermediate Module in Medicine and Allied

Application and Selection Process

Those prospective candidates who fit the eligibility criteria may download the attached ‘FCPSII- Application Form’ and post it with their relevant documents to the following address.
Selected candidates will be required to undergo an interview process.

[ FCPS-Application Form]

Mailing Address:

Post-Graduate Section, Fifth Floor, Raffiqui (H.J.)Shaheed Road,
National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Karachi
Phone: 021-99201271—10, Ext. 329.

Admission Schedule

Applications for FCPS – Training are accepted all year round.
Interviews: Every December and June
Classes commence: January and July
The FCPS Training in Cardiology is a 3 year, full time program.


All FCPS Trainees at NICVD are paid a standard monthly stipend which is revised as and when seen fit by the institute.