67,000 Candidates Set To Take MDCAT on September 10 as Question Papers Dispatched

UHS to Organize MDCAT at 29 Centers in 11 Cities across Punjab

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) will organize the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT), on Sunday (Sept. 10), at 29 exam centers set up in 11 cities of the province.

Also Read: Instructions for Medical and Dental College Entrance Test MDCAT

Here Are the Key Details of the Entrance Test:

  • In excess of 67,000 applicants will be taking the test.
  • The question papers and other exam materials were dispatched to different cities on Friday with high security.
  • The question papers were kept in fixed steel trunks. The question papers will be kept in the treasury offices of different districts till the morning of Sept. 10.
  • In Lahore, around 19,000 applicants, Multan 13,600, Gujranwala 4,000, Bahawalpur 5,000, Faisalabad 7,500, D.G. Khan 3,000, Gujrat 1,700, Sargodha 3,000, Sialkot 2,500 and Rawalpindi 3300 and in Sahiwal 3700 applicants will participate in the exam.
  • The Punjab government has designated around 5,000 administrative and invigilation staff though UHS has deputed senior professors of the university as head couriers and head for organizing the test.
  • Vice-chancellors, Pro-Vice Chancellors, administrators, and senior employees of government medical organizations in relevant urban areas will screen the assessment while officials of the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education department, and representative magistrates will regulate the arrangements.
  • Section 144 has been forced to ban the entrance of unapproved people into the exam halls.
  • The MDCAT test will begin at 10:00 a.m. Exam halls will be opened for the students at 8:00 am and closed at 9:00 am after which nobody will be permitted to enter. The length of the test will be three and a half hours and it will finish at 1.30 pm.
  • The base passing numbers for admission to MBBS are 55pc and for BDS, 50pc. The question paper will have 200 multiple choice questions including Biology 68, Chemistry 54, Physics 54, English 18, and Logical Reasoning 6 questions according to the educational plan informed by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC).
  • Competitors are not permitted to bring any phones, calculators, computerized watches, books, bags, and electronic gadgets to the test place. Moreover, simple watches are permitted.
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