PMC to launch digital and automated admissions system to ensure transparency

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

20th Oct, 2020. 11:54 am
PMC Announces Medical And Dental Colleges Entrance Test

Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) said Tuesday that it will be launching a digital and automated admissions system to ensure transparency and integrity.

According to the details Pakistan Medical Commission announced on Twitter that:

“National admissions to private colleges, only for the 2021 session, will be centrally undertaken by PMC.”

“PMC will be launching a digital and automated admissions system to ensure transparency and integrity, leaving the selection of colleges completely up to students’ discretion.”

In addition to this PMC also said that foreign students are permitted only for the 2021 session to apply with Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) II results instead of the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT).



PMC in its Twitter wrote:

“In view of the COVID-19 pandemic and travel restrictions, foreign students are permitted ONLY for the 2021 session to apply with SAT II results instead of MDCAT.”

SAT II requirements and weightage shall be:

Biology 40%

Chemistry 30%

Physics or Maths 20%

English 10%

MDCAT 2020

Earlier Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) said that MDCAT 2020 will be held on November 15, 2020. The test will be administered by NUMS, the National University of Medical Sciences.

The registration fee for MDCAT has been fixed at Rs 1,500.  The PMC has announced that an online application portal will be available through the website. PMC also announced that MDCAT examination centers will be set up across Pakistan, including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

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