MDCAT Entry Test 2024 | MDCAT Guide |

Becoming a doctor is the dream of every student who is studying science in HSSC/F.Sc. The doctor is an honorable profession in Pakistan. The candidate first has to clear MDCAT Entry Test to achieve his/her goal. Although in our country it is a little tough to become a doctor. Only those candidates who can join their dream profession are sincere with themselves.

Getting admission to MBBS/BDS is a tough task. Only serious and hard-working students can get admission to it. The number of seats for are same but the number of candidates is increasing every year so, the competition is also rising.
If a student wants to get admission to MBBS/BDS then he/she should have a proper guideline about MDCAT Entry Test 2024. Here we have shared all the important points related to the MBBS/BDS Entry Test like,

How many types of Medical Tests are conducted in Pakistan?
Which University Conducts Entry Tests in Different Provinces?
Which are National Wise Test Centers?
Which are International Test Centers?
NMDCAT Test Syllabus?
Recommended Books
Entry Test Past Papers
Test Preparation Tips

Related:- NUMS Registration 2024

MDCAT Entry Test Types

The students who want to get admission to MBBS/BDS then he or she should pass MDCAT Entry Test 2024. This is the most challenging task for students to pass this medical test. Many students lack the necessary guidelines related to the Entry Test. There are different types of tests held in Pakistan every year. Students from different backgrounds can take part in these tests and can secure admission to a Public or Private medical college.

Here is a complete guideline related to different types of MDCAT Entry Test in Pakistan. The medical test of each province is specific. So a willing candidate must know these types of tests.

  • PMDC MDCAT

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council MDCAT is one of the most famous tests in Pakistan. Students who want to get admission to different Public or Private medical colleges should take part in PMDC MDCAT Entry Test. This test is valid for almost every public or private medical college in Pakistan.

  • NUMS MDCAT

The National University of Medical Sciences conducts a medical entry test that is known as NUMS MDCAT. This test is conducted for admission to various medical and dental colleges that are affiliated with NUMS. Many institutes are working in Pakistan that accept NUMS Entry Tests. Army Medical College (AMC) Rawalpindi is the most famous among them.

  • AKU Entry Test

Agha Khan Medical University conducts its own AKU Entry Test for self or private admission. This entry test is designed according to their requirements. Candidates who want to get admission to AKU should pass the AKU Entry Test. Such institutes develop tests according to their syllabus. candidates should prepare for these tests according to the given instructions.

Visit:- NUMS Syllabus & Pattern 2024

PMDC MDCAT Entry Test

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council is a major body that conducts medical and dental college admission tests in Pakistan. PMDC checks the level of knowledge of students who want to become Doctors and Dentists in Pakistan. So in this way, it helps to pick the right candidate for the most prestigious job in Pakistan.

Before PMDC, National MDCAT was conducted by PMC (Pakistan Medical Commission). This is a single medical entry test that is conducted Pakistan-wise. It was a special type of online test of its type. But now in 2024, PMDC will conduct the MDCAT Entry Test for the students of medical. So, the willing candidate should follow the instructions of PMDC Entry Test to become successful. For more details, you can visit PMDC official website.

MDCAT Entry TestCandidate’s ProvinceConducted By
UHS MDCATPunjab & FederalUHS (University of Health Sciences, Lahore)
ETEA/ KMU MDCATKhyber Pakhtunkhwa& NMTDKMU (The Khyber Medical University, Peshawar)
DUHS MDCATSindhDUHS (The Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi)
BUMHS MDCATBalouchistanBUMHS (The Bolan University of Medical & Health Sciences, Quetta)
AJK MDCATKashmir & Azad Jammu RegionSZABMU (The Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, Islamabad)

These are five MDCAT Entry Tests that are conducted in Pakistan. Almost every candidate from each province can participate in the relevant Medical Test of his/her province. Pakistan Medical and Dental Council conducts these Entry Tests in Pakistan.

Relevant:- AMC Test Syllabus 2024

The further details about each Medical Entry Test is given below.

UHS MDCAT 2024

PMDC is directed to conduct the MDCAT Entry test in different Universities of each province. UHS (University of Health Sciences) will conduct Medical Entry Test 2024 in Punjab and Islamabad. This test will be specific for the students who belong to Punjab and Islamabad. The students of other provinces will not be able to take UHS MDCAT.
UHS will conduct MDCAT Entry Test in different cities for the ease of students. The test centers for UHS MDCAT will be in the following 11 cities. The candidate is directed to go to the relevant test center on the day of the Entry Test.

Test Centers

  • Lahore
  • Rawalpindi
  • Faisalabad
  • Multan
  • Gujranwala
  • Sialkot
  • D.G Khan
  • Bahawalpur
  • Sahiwal
  • Gujrat
  • Sargodha

These are test centers for UHS MDCAT 2024. The students should carefully select the nearest test center.

Visit:- MDCAT Registration

EATA OR KMU Medical Entry Test 2024

PMDC has directed ETEA (Education Testing Assessment ) and Khyber Medical University (KMU) to conduct MDCAT Entry Test 2024 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and NMTD. All the responsibilities are given to KMU. Khyber Medical University will arrange an entry test in KPK province. Now, students can develop trust in KMU and can apply for MBBS/BDS Entry Test.

Last year KMU and ETEA both conducted Entry Test together. This year the final decision has not yet been made. It is hoped that this year Khyber Medical University will conduct Medical Entry Test. The test centers for KPK and NMTD are following.

Test Centers

  • Peshawar
  • Kohat
  • Abbottabad
  • D.I Khan
  • Swat
  • Chakdara
  • Mardan

DUHS MDCAT

The Medical Entry Test in Sindh will be conducted by DUHS (Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi). PMDC has given all charges to DUHS to conduct Entry Test in Sindh Province. So, the candidates from this province should register themselves under DUHS.

In Sindh province, the duty of MBBS/BDS Entry Test is given to Dow University of Health Sciences. All the willing candidates who want to take MDCAT Entry Test 2024 and belong to Sindh province should be ready to take entry test under DUHS. The test centers in Sindh will be following.

Test Centers

  • Karachi
  • Nawabshah
  • Larkana
  • Jamshoro

It is requested that candidate should select the nearest test center so that he/she can reach on time at the day of Entry Test.

Related:- AMC Admission 2024

BUMHS MDCAT 2024

In Balochistan, the PMDC has given the responsibility to BUMHS (The Bolan University of Medical & Health Sciences) to conduct MDCAT Entry Test 2024. BUMHS is located in Quetta so, it will be suit to this university conduct the Entry Test for the students who has Balochistan’s domicile. The Entry Test paper of BUMHS is easy than other provinces.

The MDCAT Test merit is low in Balochistan. So the willing candidates can get admission in the field of MBBS and BDS by doing a little more hard work. Medical field is one of the superior fields in Pakistan. So it is beneficiary for the students of Balochistan to get an admission in a medical unocersity or college.

The MBBS/BDS Entry Test Centers will be following.

Test Centers

  • Quetta
  • Loralai
  • Khusdar
  • Gawadar

AJK MDCAT 2024

Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) will conduct MDCAT Entry Test 2024 in Azad Jammu and Kashmir region. The candidates having AJK domicile should register themselves under SZABMU. PMDC has given the responsibility of the entry test to SZABMU in AJK. Last year also the responsibility given to this university was fulfilled excellently.

The test centers for AJK MDCAT 2024 will be the following.

Visit:- AFNS Admission 2024

Test Centers

  • Mirrpur
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Rawala Kot
  • Isb

NUMS Entry Test 2024

The National University of Medical Sciences conducts its entry test known as the NUMS Entry Test. This entry test is different from MDCAT Entry Test. The syllabus of the NUMS Entry Test is also different from the National MDCAT. The candidates who pass NUMS Entry Test get admission in NUMS-affiliated colleges in Pakistan.

NUMS Syllabus & Pattern 2024

The syllabus and pattern of NUMS Entry test is different from the NMDCAT. NUMS Entry Test consists of two parts. The first part contains an Academic Test while the second part contains Psychological Test. The syllabus for the NUMS Test is given below:

  • Part A
SubjectsPercentageNo. of MCQs
Biology35%52
Physics25%38
Chemsitry25%38
English10%15
  • Part B

This part contains a psychological test. This part is 5% of the total percentage of NUMS aggregate.

NUMS Entry Test Eligibility Criteria

All the citizens of Pakistan and AJK who are either giving in Pakistan or in foreign are eligible for NUMS Entry Test. The minimum qualification of the candidate should be Intermediate (F.Sc Premedical) with 65% passing marks.

Related:- NUMS Past Papers

NUMS Entry Test Centers

The NUMS Entry Test is conducted in Pakistan and also Internationally in other countries of the world. The detail about NUMS Test Centers is given below:

National Wise

  • Lahore
  • Karachi
  • Multan
  • Faisalabad
  • Gawadar
  • Islamabad
  • Muzaffarabad
  • Abbottabad
  • Quetta
  • Hyderabad
  • Peshawar
  • D.G Khan
  • D.I Khan
  • Sialkot
  • Gujranwala
  • Rawalpindi

International Centers

  • Kingdom of Suadi Arabia
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
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