MDCAT/ECAT FAQ’s

MDCAT/ECAT FAQ’s 2018-03-29T12:28:45+00:00
When does the admission procedure begin? 2018-03-29T12:26:27+00:00

The admission procedure for MCAT exams begins soon after the inter exams in the month of August.

What is the validity period of Entrance Test scores? 2018-03-29T12:01:36+00:00

MDCAT marks are valid only for the session in which the candidate has appeared. Once he has appeared in MCAT he can apply for that particular session only. 

What documents are required to apply for admission? 2018-03-29T12:00:59+00:00

All candidates can submit the duly filled application forms as per the schedule at the same centre from where they’ve gotten the Entrance Test kit.

 

Applicants are required to submit the following documents along with their application forms:

Attested photocopy of Matric, SSC, or equivalent examination Certificate

Attested photocopy of HSSC, FSc (Pre-medical) or equivalent examination Certificate

If candidate’s DOB is not mentioned on Matriculation certificate then the candidate can submit an attested photocopy of their Birth Certificate provided by the Union Council.
Two coloured photographs (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) on both cards.

Four recent coloured photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) of applicant. One photograph must be attested from the front and will be attached on the application form while the other three photographs should be attested on the back.
Attested copy of domicile certificate of the applicant.

At what centres can I take the test? 2018-03-29T12:00:27+00:00

Applicants are required to mention the centre or city from which they have a desire to appear for the test, on their application form. Examination centres will be selected by University of Health Sciences depending on administrative or logistic arrangements which shall not be changed afterwards. 
 
The MCAT is usually held in the following cities every year. 
 
o   Bahawalpur 
o   Multan 
o   Rahim Yar Khan 
o   Dera Ghazi Khan 
o   Lahore 
o   Faisalabad 
o   Sahiwal 
o   Gujrat 
o   Gujranwala 
o   Sargodha 
o   Sialkot 
o   Rawalpindi 
o   Hasan Abdal 

How can I get the prospectus and admission form? 2018-03-29T11:59:49+00:00

Students can get the application forms for the MDCAT test from the official website of University of Health Sciences, Lahore. For the any other queries related to MCAT, candidates may contact the Chairman of Admissions Board using either of the following means of communication:

Ph: +92 42 99231304-09

UAN: 111-33-33-66

Fax: +92 42 99230870

What are the eligibility criteria for the MCAT? 2018-03-29T11:59:24+00:00

Candidates who have taken the F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) Part-II or Equivalent Examination, should provide:

F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) Part-I Marks Certificate approved by the Heads of their respective institutes as well as certificates proving that the applicant has appeared in F.Sc. (Part-II) or its

equivalent. They must have secured a minimum grade of 60% in their pre-medical exams. Candidates who, prior to applying, were enrolled in A level or American High School Diploma providing institutes must submit equivalence certificates issued by the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC). Sat subject tests are mandatory for Pakistanis with dual nationalities.

What is the application procedure for the MDCAT test? 2018-03-29T11:58:06+00:00

University of Health Sciences, Lahore (UHS) announces the schedule of the MDCAT test usually in August or September and invites the applicants to submit their respective applications. Application forms are to be submitted by hand. There is no way of applying online or by post.

What is the breakdown of the test? 2018-03-29T11:57:06+00:00

The MDCAT test consists of four sections; Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology. The Physics section comprises of 44 multiple choice questions, the Chemistry section has 58, English has 30 whereas Biology consists of 88, all to be answered within the span of 150 minutes. 5 marks are awarded for every correct answer, making the maximum score 1100. The concept of negative marking is used; a mark is deducted for each incorrect answer, however, no marks will be deducted for not attempting a question.