How to Apply

  1. Our IRB panel convenes on the last Week of every other month. Please ensure your application is submitted accordingly.
  2. Download and fill the IRB Application form, providing as much relevant detail as possible.
  3. Download and fill the IRB Confirmation Form.
  4. Email the filled IRB Application form, IRB Confirmation Form, proof of payment and all survey tools/ questionnaires (English and translated, as applicable) as well as other documents relevant to the study to

Please note that applicants submitting incomplete information-with missing documents- will be asked to revise their application before the IRB convenes to review the application.

For any queries, please email

Review Timeline

Standard Processing: Applicants will have to submit their complete IRB application and relevant documentation keeping in mind the IRB convening date i.e., last week of every other month starting from January (35,000 PKR + GST). Applicants can expect a response in the first week of the month following the convening date. (For Standard review applicant must submit complete documentation 15 working days prior to IRB convening date)
Expedited Processing: Applicants may expect a response within 10 working days of submission of a complete application (50,000 PKR + GST). Please note that the fees cover the IRB’s logistics costs, including those paid to accommodate extramurally reviewers.