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MCAT stands for Medical College Admission Test and this name for MCAT is old. Its new name was assigned in 2017 that was (MDCAT) Medical& Dental college admission test. This test is conducted in Pakistan every year for admission in MBBS and BDS degrees. It was started in 1998 on the initiative of chief minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif counter cheating in the examination at that time.
Purpose of MCAT Test
This test purpose is used for medical and dental test and is conducted by University of Health science, Lahore since 2008. Each year some 55000 student’s attempt this test, while there are some 3400 seats, is used for public and 200 seats are used for the private sector.
MCAT affiliated institutions
MCAT is a pre-request test for medical and dental and its affiliated institutions are University of Health science (UHS), King Edward medical university (KEMU), Federal medical and dental college (FMDC) and some other institutions as well.
MCAT high-rank universities
MCAT has some high-rank colleges and universities in Punjab such as Harvard University, NorthwesternUniversity (Feinberg)(IL), Stanford University (CA).
MCAT test format
MCAT test is taken as Multiple-choice questions and each MCQs has 5 marks while there is a negative of -1 for the wrong answer. This test depends on Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology and this test is conducted in 150 minutes.
Mcat pattern 2019
Total MCQs 220
Total Marks 1100
Given Time 15o Minutes
Documents required for MCAT
Those students that can want to apply for MCAT must have possessed that are given below…
A4 size envelope with an RS.40 postage stamp
Two colored photographs.
Admission test and fee structure of ECAT
Students can get admission test form on the official website of University of Health science, Lahore i.e. www.uhs.edu.pk and MCAT test has no fee according to the rules of the University of Health Science. One thing remembers students can fill the form very carefully and accurately.
The eligibility criteria of the candidates that have passed inter exams from a recognized examination board in Pakistan must have 60%.
Merit of MCAT
The merit is formulated on the basis of marks obtained in
Secondary School Certificate is 10%
Higher Secondary School Certificate is 40%
MDCAT marks are 50%.
These merit calculation criteria are set by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). Last merit of MCAT that achieved by Akhtar Saeed Medical College, Lahore.
MCAT prepared institutions
Some institutions prepared MCAT in Punjab. Those institutions that can prepare MCAT test is the superior college, Lahore, Punjab Group of colleges, Rawalpindi, National Institute of management science, Faisalabad and some other institutions as well.
MCAT test centers
MCAT test is conducted in different centers such as Lahore, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, and some other centers as well.
Books for prepared of MCAT test
MDCAT preparations tips for students must clear the concept of Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and English and students must keep hard work. And also students make study plan in their mind because this point will be very important that how long to study for MCAT.
For this purpose, students can also use star academy books. These books have some advantages such as these books is according to the syllabus, clear the concepts and boost student’s confidence. If students want more info then visit website www.uhs.edu.pk. And these above tips for mcat repeators will be very beneficial.
As all of you know that mcat exam will be started in mid of September but this time Schedule will be change and mcat test will be held on 23 September confirm from UHS. So 16 September and 23 September will be the mcat exams dates.
Mcat Past papers pdf
Following past paper will be given in pdf format, you can easily download these past papers, and these mcat sample paper will be very helpful for all of you, these past papers of mcat will be one by one subjects like physic, chemistry, biology, and English.