MDCAT is a competitive test that is mandatory to get admission in the public and private sector medical colleges. Each year thousands of candidates appear in the medical entrance exam but only 3000 managed to clear the test. Here we have listed everything you need to know about MDCAT 2020 by UHS.

1. MDCAT 2020 Introduction

MDCAT stands for Medical and Dental College Admission Test conducted by the University of Health Sciences every year. The test provides the opportunity for the students to secure the seat in the MBBS degree programs and BDS degree programs. The MDCAT is valid for one year only. The candidates that have done the FSC medical or equivalent degree are eligible to apply for MDCAT.
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2. MDCAT Syllabus 2020

Students are recommended to prepare according to the prescribed MDCAT Syllabus 2020. It consists of four subjects such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English. The syllabus is based on the textbooks you have already studied in the intermediate examination. University of Health Sciences strictly follows the MDCAT syllabus while devising the test so students must prepare accordingly.
However, MDCAT preparation requires a comprehensive study and deep insight into the topics of the syllabus. Understand the core points as MDCAT is a conceptual test compared to the FSC. The MDCAT syllabus is more or less the same every year.

3. MDCAT 2020 Test Date

The University of Health Sciences has not yet declared the MDCAT 2020 Test Date. The students preparing for the MDCAT are informed that due to the coronavirus the date has not been announced. It will be rescheduled soon by the authorities and students will be notified. To appear in the test, the student must do the registration that will start a few months earlier than the commencement date of the MDCAT. Expected date for MDCAT 2020 Test in in Last of August.

4. MDCAT Application Process

For the MDCAT application process, there are some steps that should be followed by the applicants.
  • The candidate can apply online by using the computer or desktop to complete the registration process.
  • The instructions and details will be provided to the candidates so that they can fill out the application form easily.
  • A colored photograph of 2MB (or less) should be uploaded which must be not old than 2 months.
  • While filling the form, repeatedly go through the MDCAT registration form by pressing the preview button because once the application will be submitted the candidate cannot be able to edit the application.
  • Submit the application by pressing the submit button.
  • After submission, a unique application serial number will be assigned to the candidates. Make sure to note down the number and take the print of the application.
  • Submit the printed form along with the registration fee (Rs.1300/-) at any branch of Punjab Bank.
  • Within 72 hours after the form and fee submission, the candidate will receive the admittance card containing the information about the roll number and test center through SMS and E-mail.

5. MDCAT 2020 Preparation

One of the most frequently asked question about the MDCAT is about its preparation. The students are anxious about how to prepare for the test in a better way. There a lot of study material available that confuses the students and wastes their time. To solve this issue, facilitates the students by providing the MDCAT live sessions that guide the students throughout their preparation.
The Subject Wise Video Lectures, online MCQs, MDCAT Past Papers, Online MDCAT tests are also available on this platform. The student can easily access the preparation material without any inconvenience. To avail Best Online MDCAT Preparation Course students are advised to register with and explore a new way of learning. 

6. MDCAT Paper Pattern

MDCAT is one test paper containing 200 multiple-choice questions. Each question will carry one mark. There will be no negative marking in the test. The duration of the test will be 2 hours and 30 minutes. The candidates must have 60% marks to pass the test. The proportion of each subject varies and MDCAT Paper Pattern is as follows:
  Subjects MCQs
1 Biology 80
2 Chemistry 60
3 Physics 40
4 English 20
  Total  200

7. MDCAT Tips & Tricks

To prepare the MDCAT following are some tips and tricks that student needs to follow during the preparatory phase of the test.

Set a Feasible Study Schedule

Do smart study and formulate the preparation strategy and try to follow it. Hard work is the key to success so put maximum effort while preparing for MDCAT. Define goals for the daily routine and at the end of the day, counter check to determine your performance. Spend quality time and cover the maximum syllabus per day to avoid any trouble in the future. Figure out the time of the day in which you perform best and set the study schedule accordingly.

Sort out the Subject Material

Allot proper time to each subject and revise appropriately to grab all the main points. Sort out the subject material then jot down chronically to strengthen your preparation. Start studying the least prepared topics and then gradually move to the most prepared one by doing the chapter wise preparation

Analyze your strength and weakness

The foremost requirement is to analyze the strength and weaknesses to attain a good score in the MDCAT. Work on your areas of improvement and put an extra effort to prepare them. Make a list of topics in which you lack and memorize the things that are essential to build up the knowledge for the test.

Practice Full-length MDCAT test

Only doing the preparation is not enough the students must solve the Full-Length MDCAT Test. This will act as an assessment test that will assist you in the actual MDCAT exam. By practicing the full-length paper the student can get to know about the maximum time and strategy required to solve the test. The use of a calculator is not allowed in the test so in this way the students can easily overcome the hurdle they may face during the test..

Do not panic

Most of the students feel panic one night before the exam and mess up with preparation. Remain confident and do not divert your focus from the desired goal. Stay motivated by leaving all the negative thoughts behind with an attentive mind. Stressful thoughts will only affect your overall performance by draining energy. Have faith in God, your hard work will be paid off.

 Best of Luck for the MDCAT Preparation

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