ISLAMABAD: A large number of students who wish to get admissions in MBBS and BDS are appearing in the Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT 2020) across the country under strict SOPs.
Authority has directed all the examination centers to implement all possible measures to protect the students and their parents from coronavirus. Pakistan Medical Commission, regulator of medical education in country has setup examination centers in Abbottabad, Bahawalpur, Bannu, Dera Ismail Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Faisalabad, Gwadar, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Haripur, Hassanabdal, Hyderabad, Karachi, Kharian/Jhelum, Lahore, Larkana, Mirpur, Mirpur Khas, Multan, Muzaffarabad, Nawabshah, Peshawar, Quetta, Rawalpindi/Islamabad, Rahimyar Khan, Sahiwal, Sargodha, Sialkot, Sukkur, and Swat.
Commission has also announced to conduct a special examination for the students who have contracted to noval coronavirus on Dec.13,2020. This facility has been provided to those students who have contracted the coronavirus between Nov.15 to Nov.29. These students are advised to upload their details on nts website immediately.
The entry exam will comprise 200 multiple-choice questions with the candidates given two hours to answer them in black and white. There will be no negative marking. However, with each MCQ carrying five marks, the test will have 80 Biology questions, Chemistry 60, Physics 40, and English 20.
The National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) will organise the exercise.