MDCAT stands for Medical & Dental College Admission Test. Anyone who wants to get admission in the MBBS or BDS programs in the medical colleges in Punjab, they are mandatory to at least pass the University of Health Sciences MDCAT exam successfully as a minimum admission requirement. This test is compulsory to secure admission in both the private and public sector medical & dental institution in Punjab. The primary purpose of the test is to check the ability of candidates who wish to go into the field of bachelor of medicine and surgery (MBBS) or if they want to opt for bachelor of dental surgery (BDS). Each year, UHS conducts this test in Punjab. Without taking the test, aspirants’ admission applications against the medical & dental college seats are rejected altogether
UHS MDCAT entrance exam applicants must have the domicile of the province of Punjab, Pakistan, if they desire to enroll for the test. Aspirants should obtained 60% marks in their intermediate or equivalent to appear in UHS MDCAT. Those who possess a domicile of Islamabad Capital Territory, and Gilgit Baltistan are also eligible to appear in the UHS MDCAT exam. Overseas, Foreign and dual nationality holders who have passed the SAT-II aptitude exam, can also apply for the admission in the medical and dental colleges in Punjab.