MBBS is an undergraduate course for students who want to fulfill their dream of becoming a doctor. MBBS means bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, it is a professional degree in medical science. A person holding this degree becomes a certified doctor. The duration of MBBS course is 5 years and 6 months including 1 year of internship at hospitals, health care centers and health camps organized by non-profit organizations. Its syllabus include different subjects. Now the question arises how to get admission in MBBS in Pakistan. Below we will discuss steps to take admission in MBBS in Pakistan.
The candidate should have passed intermediate with subject FSC (pre-medical) with at least 60 percent marks in aggregate.
The candidate has secured 70 percent marks in FSC pre medical.
MDCAT is an entry test for admission in different medical and dental colleges in all public and private sector medical colleges and universities according to regulations of Pakistan medical and dental council .This test in administrated by UHS.
The test duration is 150 minutes.
Passing marks in these entry test are 60 percent.
For every student who wants to take admission in MBBBS will have to pass a specific entry test after that their merit will be determined. Some colleges also accept SAT in lieu of entry test one must prepare for entry test with full concentration so that he may able to score good marks.
There are different codes for different institution and the college center from where student is appearing in exams.
- Admission in public sector has only 3 options:
- Local student.
- Local Self Finance.
- Foreign national.
ADMISSION STARTING DATE:
Different colleges have different dates for starting of admissions but usually it starts in June/July and ends in November but for some universities and colleges the date is different too.
According to the regulations of Pakistan medical and dental council there is no maximum or minimum age limit for seeking admission.
Candidate can apply online for MDCAT and later on seek admission in different universities and colleges on the basis of this test.
From all the things discussed above we came to a point that if a student wants to get admission in MBBS in different universities and colleges of Pakistan he should go for MDCAT because it is accepted by many public as well as private sector universities in Pakistan and by scoring good marks in it he may get admission in medical university or college of his choice within the country.