PM&DC Announces New Pattern & Format of All Medical Entry Tests 2019 in Pakistan
Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has changed th pattern and format of MDCAT and MCAT entry test in Pakistan. These new rules will be applied on all medical entry tests of Pakistan like UHS Lahore MDCAT & ETEA MCAT. We have given the details about new pattern of these medical entry tests on this page both in Urdu and English languages.
Now total numbers of the medical entry tests in Pakistan will be 200. Remember that in past there total 1100 numbers of medical entry tests. Minimum 120 numbers will be required for admission in medical and dental colleges. Earlier no student was declared fail. 200 multiple choice questions will be included in the medical entry tests of Pakistan. Each MCQ will carry just one mark. You will have to attempt eighty multiple choice questions of Biology, sixty of Chemistry, twenty of English and forty of Physics. Negative marking concept has been eliminated.
Now provinces will not enjoy control over admission in MBBS & BDS. They can now just take decisions about 5% seats in medical and dental colleges. MBBS and BDS students will be given just 2 chances for clearing their exams of each year. Seventy percent numbers will be required for admission in medical colleges and sixty percent numbers will be required for admission in dental colleges.Pakistan medical and dental council has also constituted PM&DC admission board for regulating the admissions in medical and dental colleges of the country. This PMDC board will have right to make the policies for medical entry tests.
There will be also provincial admission committees which will follow the rules and regulations of set by Pakistan medical and dental council admission board. Seats of the government and private medical and dental colleges will be announced by PMDC. Central government will take decisions about seats in army medical and dental colleges. Ninety percent seats will be reserved for the local students of each province whereas ten percent seats will be reserved for students of other provinces.
Overseas seats have been reserved just for those students who have studied abroad physically. You can get 3 choices for admission in government medical and medical colleges. 2 choices can be given for medical and dental colleges of other provinces. Now PMDC will also have the entry test paper checking right. Fee structure of medical and dental colleges will be as per their category and rating set by PM&DC. Duration of academic session will be at least nine months. There are some other changes too in the medical entry test, you can read the details in the newspaper cutting.
PMDC Announces New Format & Structure of MDCAT & MCAT Entry Test 2019