MDCAT 2020-21 For Admissions in MBBS/BDS Programs

MDCAT 2020-21 (For Admissions in MBBS/BDS)

Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) pursuant to Section 18 and regulations made under Section 8(2)(f) of PMC Act, 2020 invites applications for appearing in MDCAT Examination for admissions into MBBS/BDS programs in recognized medical and dental colleges in Public and Private sectors across the country including Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJ&K). Any student seeking admission in any medical or dental college shall mandatorily be required to have passed the MDCAT examination held by PMC. The passing marks for the MDCAT examination shall be 60%.


1Schedule Online Registration starts22 October, 2020
2Online Registration ends2nd November, 2020
3 Date of the MDCAT15th November, 2020 (Sunday)
4 Reporting time at the Exam center08:30 Am
5 FeeRs.1500/- (Non-refundable and Non-transferable)


PMC-MDCAT examination will be conducted at the following cities (depending upon the strength of applicants) ICT Punjab

ICT: Islamabad

Punjab: Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore,Multan, Bahawalpur, D.G. Khan, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Sargodha, Sialkot, Rahim Yar Khan, Hasanabdal, Kharian/ Jhelum, Faisalabad.

Sindh: Karachi, Hyderbad, Sukkur, Mirpurkhas,Larkana, Nawabshah.

KPK: Abbottabad, Peshawar,D.I.Khan, Swat, Haripur,   Bannu, Kohat.

Balochistan: Quetta, Gawadar 

AJ&K: Muzaffarabad, Mirpur

GB: Gilgit   

Choice Of Center

The candidates MUST select any ONE of the above-mentioned cities for appearance in the MDCAT Exam. However, based upon seating capacity available in a city, the PMC reserves the right to shift any candidate to another nearest city. The candidates are advised for their own convenience to choose city nearest to their residence. 

Basic Eligibility Criteria

A. Minimum 65% marks in F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) or equivalent(with Biology, Chemistry, Physics/Maths as major subjects).

B. Candidates awaiting results may also apply.

C. Foreign nationals of Pakistan origin / dual nationals and overseas Pakistanis can also appear in MDCAT Exam against open merit seats.

D. Exam will be competitive for which the syllabus and sample paper is available on the PMC website.

How To Apply?

a: For PMC-MDCAT 2020-21, please visit and click the MDCAT Portal link to get registered and fill in the application form online.

b. Register by using CNIC/B Form Number/Passport Number, Mobile Number and Email address (please use the mobile number and email address which is accessible to you for receiving the SMS/email messages).

c. Login to your account by using the credentials created in step b above to fill the application form (Personal & Academic Information etc.), upload the following documents:

  • Passport size latest photograph with blue or white background.
  • CNIC/B-Form/NICOP or Passport.

d. After the application form is saved candidate will be prompted to Print the fee challan.

e.Candidate to deposit the fee challan generated through online application in any branch of HBL, ABL or MCBin cash by 2nd November, 2020. Fee amount is Rs.1500.

f. The candidate is required to scan and attach the paid copy of the fee challan by login back into his/her MDCAT portal account.

g. After uploading the paid copy of fee challan, please click “Final Submit” button to submit your application. (Candidate to make sure that his/her information is entered correctly before final submission).

h.The system will prompt the candidate to print the final application form

i. Candidate will send the signed application form along with the original PMC copy of the paid fee challan to “National Testing Service – Pakistan, Plot 96, Street #4, H-8/1, Islamabad”

 j. Any fake information/document submission will result in blacklisting of the candidate.


a. MDCAT exam shall comprise of a single question paper containing 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) divided into following four (04) sections:

  1. Biology 80 MCQs
  2. Chemistry 60 MCQs
  3. Physics 40 MCQs
  4. English 20 MCQs

b. The duration of the exam shall be 150 minutes (2 & 1/2 hours) and the total marks shall be 200. There will be No Negative Marking in the exam.

C. Additional details about MDCAT, Admission Regulations 2020-21, syllabus and sample paper are available at PMC website.

MDCAT 2020-21

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