The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore has officially announced the commencement of admissions for the private sector in MBBS and BDS programs for the academic year 2023-2024. This eagerly awaited UHS private sector MBBS and BDS admissions 2023-2024 announcement opens up new opportunities for aspiring medical and dental students to pursue their dreams of becoming healthcare professionals. The UHS, known for its commitment to excellence in medical education, is inviting applications from private sector candidates who wish to embark on their journey toward a career in medicine and dentistry. Keep reading this news article to get to know the UHS admission process and UHS private sector MBBS and BDS 2023 admissions last date.



UHS Private Colleges MBBS & BDS Eligibility Criteria:

For Merit Seats:

  1. To qualify for MBBS, you need at least 55% (110/200) in the MDCAT-2023 exam. For BDS, it's 50% (100/200). Last year's MDCAT (MDCAT-2022) results won't work this time.
  2. You must have passed your Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or an equivalent 12th class qualification with at least 60% marks. You should have taken Biology and Chemistry and either Physics or Math.
  3. If you have a domicile certificate from any district in Pakistan, you can apply. However, if you're from Punjab, you get some preference.

For Foreign Quota Seats:

  1. You need permanent foreign nationality or be an Overseas Pakistani. You should have studied and passed your HSSC/12th class exam outside Pakistan with a minimum of 60% marks. You also need an IBCC Equivalence Certificate.
  2. You can qualify with a minimum score of 550 in Biology and Chemistry and either Physics or Math in SAT-II, or you can have a foreign MCAT or UCAT with at least 50% marks.
  3. If some of the foreign quota seats remains empty, they will become open merit seats, and you'll be charged the fee for a Merit Seat. Ineligible candidates can't take these merit seats.


UHS Merit Calculation Formula

The UHS merit calculation formula 2023 for admission in private medical and dental colleges involves specific weightage of different academic levels. This comprehensive approach ensures that the merit list is generated fairly, considering both matriculation and intermediate achievements alongside the performance in the MDCAT. The breakdown of UHS merit aggregate formula 2023 is as follows: 

  • Matric or SSC results                                    =  10% 
  • FSc or HSSC Pre-Medical or equivalent    =  40% 
  • MDCAT 2023 result                                      =  50%


UHS Private Sector MBBS & BDS Admission Process

  • First of all visit the official UHS private sector admission portal for medical and dental admissions.
  • Click on the “Private Sector Admission” button.
  • Then create an account on that portal by providing your full name, your father’s name and your Email ID.
  • Start your application process by choosing which program you want to study, MBBS or BDS, or maybe both. If you pick both, make sure to mention which one you prefer more. 
  • Then, choose the kind of seats you want, whether it's based on merit or if you're looking at foreign or self-financed options.
  • Enter all your personal information including your domicile number, contact information, nationality, date of birth etc.
  • Enter you qualifications and MDCAT 2023 marks.
  • Choose your preferred medical or dental colleges from the given list, you can choose as many colleges as you like but you won’t be able to edit your application after the admission deadline (31st October 2023).
  • Upload scanned copies of asked documents.
  • Verify the information you have provided is accurate. After verifying, submit your application.
  • You’ll receive a confirmation message along with the application processing fee challan.
  • Take a print out of that application processing fee challan and pay Rs. 2000 (non-refundable) fee at your nearest branch of Bank of Punjab (BOP) 
  • Candidate who’s application remains incomplete or failed to submit the application processing fee by the admission deadline, his application won’t be entertained.

Important instructions:

  • Apply through the online portal of private sector colleges. Incomplete or wrongly submitted applications will be rejected. Make sure to pay the processing fee on time. While you don't have to send a paper application, it's a good idea to keep records for yourself.
  • If someone uses fake documents or provides false information, their admission will be canceled.
  • If you get selected, you'll need to download a fee challan online and pay the specified fee at a Bank of Punjab branch. If you miss the deadline, you might lose your admission chance.
  • To actually be admitted, you must (a) pay the college fee on time and (b) let your college know you're coming by a certain date. Only those who complete these steps will be admitted. You'll have three working days after the selection list is out to pay your fee.
  • You'll have to pay the remaining fee and other costs after the admission process is over at your college. If you don't pay the remaining fee, your admission will be canceled.


UHS MBBS & BDS Admission Schedule 2023:

Description Date
Last Date to Apply 31st August 2023 till 5:00 PM
Display of Provisional Merit List 2nd January 2024
Final Merit List will be Displayed on 5th January 2024
First College Wise MBBS Selection List 8th January 2024
First College Wise BDS Selection List 12th February 2024
MBBS Last date of College Fee Submission at BOP 11th January 2024
BDS Last date of College Fee Submission at BOP 15th February 2024
Second College Wise MBBS Selection List 15th January 2024
Second College Wise BDS Selection List 16th February 2024
Third College Wise MBBS Selection List 22nd January 2024
Third College Wise BDS Selection List 22nd February 2024
Commencement of MBBS Classes 1st February 2024
Commencement of BDS program 1st March 2024




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