MDCAT 2023 was conducted on 10 september 2023 by Pakistan Medical And Dental council. PM&DC is the new regulatory authority. It’s for admissions in medical and dental colleges in Pakistan.
Pakistan medical and Dental Council was formed last year. PMC was dissolved. As a result of the Presidential ordinance. MDCAT 2023 will be under it. PMDC is a regulator for medical education in Pakistan.
What is mdcat 2023 ?
As the name suggests its an entry test for admission on medical and dental colleges of Pakistan.For army colleges, mbbs Admission test will fall under nums. Nts, organize it—one admission policy throughout Pakistan.
What is Pakistan Medical and Dental Council PM&DC ?
This year mdcat test will be under PM&DC. It is called mdcat 2023. It is national because it is the same for the whole country. All students from Pakistan, who wants to get admission in medical and dental colleges. We will have to take mdcat. Each province will have their own mdcat test conducted by respective university.
In punjab, mdcat 2023 was conducted by UHS. The University of health sciences Lahore takes the mdcat test each year. Previous year every province takes its entry test. In Sindh, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) perform this job. In AJK and Gilgit uhs. While in kpk, it is eata. In punjab uhs announced that it will conduct the mdcat test. It was held on 10 september. NUMS will conduct this year’s national mdcat 2023.
Admission Policy for Mdcat 2023
Admissions in medical and dental colleges will be under Pakistan medical and dental council. All admission process will follow strict merit for purposes of seeking admission to a medical or dental college. There are two categories of students; Pakistani Students and Foreign Students. Regulations regarding admission are as follow.
MDCAT 2023 Syllabus
In july, PMDC had announced the syllabus for uhs mdcat 2023. However, after the Twitter controversy, it changed its syllabus. For two days, PMDC was trending on Twitter. All students reject PMDC issued syllabus. In response to this situation, Commission issues a new, improved syllabus. It also uploads a clarification on the council website. You can download the syllabus below.
Hope now students can prepare better. According to new syllabus.
MDCAT Registration Process
For faster admission process. In medical and dental colleges of Pakistan. Pakistan medical commission launches an online portal. Through this portal students can register for mdcat online.
Mdcat registration will start from start of July 2023. Last date for mdcat registration 2023 is 28 July. Here is a short procedure to register online for mdcat 2023.
- Access the official PMDC website and navigate to the online application portal.
- Find the ‘Exams Online’ section and click on ‘Click here for MDCAT’.
- Sign-in or register for MDCAT.
- Fill out the application form with personal and academic details.
- Add educational details and choose exam environment preferences (Pakistani Center or International Center).
- Pay the registration fee of 6000/- rps via debit/credit card or bank. The payment receipt will be automatically uploaded by PMC.
- After completing the online registration, review the form carefully before submitting.
- Once submitted, editing is not allowed.
- Print a copy of the submitted form for reference.
- A roll number will be generated for the candidate after completing the online registration.
- For international students
- Regular fee for international students: 100 USD
- Late registration fee for mdcat 2023 for international students will be 150 USD
PMC Admission eligibility for Foreign Students
These students can take admission in the following way. Each public and private medical and dental college has a quota. It’s the choice of every province to allow quota seats.Overseas can apply to these seats. PMDC will calculate Mdcat Merit upon formula. For International students, mdcat 2023 was conducted on following venues
- MDCAT-2023 will be conducted in two international locations: Dubai (UAE) and Riyadh (Saudi Arabia).
- International candidates can choose either of these venues based on visa and travel convenience.
Both domestic and international students can aim for a seat in Pakistan’s medical and dental colleges. For international students, either foreign nationals or Pakistani dual nationality holders, there’s a specific set of guidelines.
Eligibility and MDCAT 2023 Merit Calculation
Uhs will announce mbbd and bds merit list for mdcat 2023 in December, with classes commencing from 15th February. Merit for MDCAT admissions is calculated based on the following formula:
Admission in Private Medical and dental colleges
Aga Khan and Nums can conduct admissions. In medical colleges affiliated with them. Pakistan medical commission PMA will apply a centralized policy. But for admission in other Private Medical and dental colleges. All admissions will be under PMA supervision. A three member committee will supervise private medical College admission.