Main Swabi Road, Par Hoti Mardan, KP
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Zia Nursing College Mardan (ZNC) is a project of Zia Institute of Medical Sciences (ZIMS) located in Mardan. Mardan is the second largest city of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa Province. It is a dense populated District with population of 2,373,061 and is well developed in a way to progress in different sectors including education and health, which are integral parts of life.

The District is bounded by Bunner, Malakand, Swabi, Nowshera and Charsadda districts. District Mardan and the surrounding areas have quite sound literacy rates. The people of this area demands such type of learning process and modern courses which may lead to their better and bright future and can fulfill the requirements of today's world. They need a clear and transparent way of education system in Medical and Health Sciences that can improve quality of life for the individual & families, promotion of health, and has an impact on nursing practice. Presently, there are approximately seventy thousand nurses registered with Pakistan Nursing Council; however, according to the WHO demand, the country should have nine hundred thousand nurses by the end of 2030. The Board of Directors of ZIMS has approved the establishment of nursing college under Zia institute of medical sciences.

DHQ Hospital Mardan (and Zia Teaching hospital in future) shall serve as a teaching hospitals for the Zia Nursing College Mardan. In the light of above, Zia Nursing College Mardan will offer the following program:

04 years Generic BSN Degree


ZNC is planning to expand its horizon to cater MSN (Master of Science in Nursing) degree in future

Program Offer by ZNC: Generic BSN Degree-04 years

Our Vision

The vision of Zia Nursing College Mardan is to progress as a state of the art Nursing College that advances modern methods of academic excellence & community health care, becoming a major source of nursing education in the country.

Our Mission

The mission of the Zia Nursing College Mardan is to improve the quality of the life for individuals and society by promoting health, preventing and curing disease, advancing nursing research and education for tomorrow's nurses and health researchers.


  • ZNC offers sufficient and highly qualified faculty with diverse experience.
  • ZNC will adopt modern diverse teaching and learning methodologies through a rigorous training process in collaboration with DHQ Mardan


  • Zia Nursing College (ZNC) is registered with Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC), Islamabad for Generic BSN (4-Year) Program.
  • The institute is affiliated with Khyber Medical University, Peshawar.
  • Recognized by Higher Education Regulatory Authority (HERA).
  • Successful accreditation from Health Foundation KP.