MDCAT Admissions Guidance


1. What is MDCAT?

MDCAT is Medical and Dental College Admission Test which is conducted under the instructions by the Pakistan Medical and dental council. Applicants who want to get admission in the medical colleges and universities for MBBS, BDS, and other medicine-related bachelor study programs have appeared for this entrance exam.

2. Who Can Apply For MDCAT 2020?

The answer to the question that who can apply for MDCAT? is that the Applicants who have passed their FSC (pre-medical) or any other equivalent study program with at least 60% marks can apply for MDCAT.  

3.  How To Apply For MDCAT?

The process of MDCAT registration 2020 can be done through an online application portal that the students can get on the official website of the University of Health Sciences, UHS Lahore. Moreover, students can also get the complete MDCAT registration guide by Ilmkidunya.    

4.  What is the Schedule of MDCAT 2020 Registration?

The applicants who are willing to apply for 2020 MDCAT will be registered in February and in the month of August the test will be conducted by UHS. However, some private medical institutes conduct their own entrance exam. The test date or schedule for those institutes will vary according to their requirements.   

5.  What is the Syllabus of MDCAT 2020?

Generally, the MDCAT comprised of 04 major subjects. The syllabus of MDCAT 2020 will be comprised of biology subjects, chemistry subjects, physics subjects, and English subjects. Applicants must have a good grip on these 04 subjects to cover 100% of their tests. 

6.  What is the Pattern of MDCAT 2020?

The following is the paper pattern of MDCAT 2020. Applicants are advised to check the paper pattern completely and then prepare accordingly:

No Subjects Number Of MCQs
1 Biology 80
2 Chemistry 60
3 Physics 40
4 English 20


7.  What is the Eligibility Criteria of MDCAT?

Applicants having at least 60% marks in the FSC pre-medical or any other equivalent program are eligible to apply for MDCAT. However, applicants have to gather some other below-mentioned additional documents to fulfill the eligibility criteria of MDCAT 2020:

  1. Domicile Certificate
  2. Computerized national identity card or B form
  3. Certificate of matriculation or equivalent program
  4. Result card or marks sheet of FSC or any other equivalent program
  5. Latest colored photograph (soft copy) 

8.  What is MDCAT Aggregate Calculator?

Applicants who will appear for MDCAT, they will be offered the merit list according to the aggregate marks. Applicants are suggested to follow the below-given steps to aggregate your marks:

Step I

Matric Class or equivalent study obtained marks/Total marks x 1100 x 0.10 =10% of matric or equivalent study

Step II

Intermediate class or equivalent class obtained marks/Total marks x 1100 x 0.40 = 40% marks of Intermediate class

Step III

MDCAT, SAT II, or Entrance Exam obtained marks/Total marks x 1100 x 0.50 = 50% marks of entrance exam

Step IV

10% marks of Matric + 40% marks of Intermediate class + 50% marks of entrance exam = Aggregate marks

Step V

Aggregate marks / 1100 x 100 = Average percentage

9.  What is MDCAT Fee?

MDCAT registration fee 2020 is Rs. 1300/- which is non-refundable. Applicants are allowed to deposit the tuition fee in the nearest branch of the Bank of Punjab. Moreover, for an application form or challan form applicants are suggested to visit ilmkidunya to get the complete solution.  

10.  MDCAT Coaching Centers

Applicants who are looking for the best MDCAT coaching centers are welcome by Ilmkidunya where the complete list of almost all the best MDCAT coaching centers of Pakistan is listed here. Students can find the city-wise MDCAT coaching center list here.

11.  MDCAT MCQs Preparation

MDCAT is comprised of multiple-choice questions, MCQs. Applicants who are looking for the best or quick preparation method, they are invited here at Ilmkidunya where students can get the complete preparation of MDCAT 2020. Students can find subject wise MCQs here. Moreover, they can also get the combine or complete MDCAT online tests here.    

12.  Where To Find MDCAT Past Papers?

MDCAT past papers are considered as the best and quick sources to get the exact idea that how paper is arranged by the examiners. Moreover, students can also get the idea that how to prepare the test.    

13.  How Many Times Can I Appear For MDCAT?

According to the new policy by the UHS, there is no limit for the applicants to apply or appear for MDCAT. Applicants can apply without restrictions until their final satisfaction.   

14.  What Are The Top Medical Colleges in Pakistan?

The following is the list of top 10 medical colleges of Pakistan;

  1. Aga Khan University Karachi
  2. University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  3. Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  4. Khyber Medical University, Peshawar
  5. Isra University, Hyderabad
  6. King Edward Medical University, Lahore
  7. Ziauddin Medical University, Karachi
  8. Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro
  9. Gandhara University, Peshawar
  10. Baqai Medical University

15.  How To Appear Well For MDCAT?

Applicants are first suggested to get good marks in the FSC study program. Then you are advised to get prepared through professional or qualified teachers and make sure that you have a 100% grip on the prescribed subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and English.   

16. What is Chemistry Syllabus For MDCAT?

Students have to perform 60 MCQs of Chemistry subject. These MCQs will come from the courses that students have studied during matric and intermediate levels of study. 

17.  What is Physics Syllabus For MDCAT?

Whatever students have studied in matric and intermediate level, all will be included in the physics syllabus. Students have to solve 40 MCQs of physics subjects.   

18.  What is Biology Syllabus For MDCAT?

Students will be asked to solve 80 MCQs from biology subjects and these MCQs will come from the course or study level students have studied during matric or inter level. 

19.  What is English Syllabus For MDCAT?

English subject will be comprised of 20 MCQs. These MCQs will be comprised of the basic concepts of the English language including English grammar.

20. What is the Passing Percentage of MDCAT?  

The passing percentage of MDCAT is set at 60% marks. Applicants have to secure at least 60% marks to be eligible for further admission processes.



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