Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

  1. For Medical & Dental Colleges
  • Admission in Medical & Dental colleges are strictly made on the eligibility criteria as spelled out in PMDC’s MBBS and BDS (Admissions, House job and Internship) Regulations, 2018 (as amended on 30th May, 2019). Salient features of the gazette are as follow:
    • The candidate must have passed obtaining minimum seventy percent marks, in HSSC or F.Sc (Pre-medical) or equivalent examination having minimum twelve years of education; or
    • he must have passed, obtaining minimum seventy percent marks in aggregate in, an examination of a course from a foreign university or examining body or foreign education system with at least three science subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics and such course must have been duly certified by the Inter Boards Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) as equivalent to higher secondary school certificate (HSSC) or F.Sc or intermediate level of Pakistan.
    • Foreign or overseas Pakistani students having completed their last two years of schooling from abroad, desirous of taking admission in MBBS or BDS courses against open merit or foreign quota seat must have passed, obtaining minimum seventy percent marks in aggregate, in an examination of a course from a foreign university or its examining body or its education system in at least three subjects Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics and such course must have been duly certified by IBCC as equivalent to HSSC, FSc or intermediate level of Pakistan.
    • Equivalence by IBCC shall be accepted in aggregate as specified in PMDC’s current Admissions Regulations.
    • Pakistani students having passed from foreign education system (i.e. O levels, A levels etc) in Pakistan are not eligible for foreign quota seats.
    • No candidate shall be eligible for foreign quota seats, unless, he holds a permanent foreign nationality or is an overseas (being a Pakistani citizen permanently resident in a foreign country) Pakistani student, and who has studied and passed HSSC 12th grade examination or equivalent from outside Pakistan and is a resident of a foreign country at the time of applying for admission and possess a certificate from the institution last attended to this effect.
  1. “National University of Medical Sciences” is the only Admitting University for HITEC-IMS. For admissions, in HITEC – IMS centralized provincial or regional admission test of any province or region is applicable.
  2. Entry test is valid for one year of the same session, whereas SAT & foreign MCAT scores from abroad, shall be valid for two years from the date of passing of those examination.
  3. The candidate shall apply to NUMS for admission by submitting his SSC, HSSC or F.Sc. and his admission test result. Merit list will be prepared by a weightage formula as under:
  • Sc (pre-medical) / HSSC/ Equivalent. (50%); and
  • Admission test (50%).
  1. A candidate shall be considered eligible on merit if the student has acquired;
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the Admissions Test
  • Has obtained an aggregate merit of not less than 70% for MBBS and 60% for BDS
  1. A Hafiz-e-Qur’an certified as such by the appropriate body/authority shall be entitled to addition of twenty marks to his marks obtained in HSSC / Equivalent, provided he/she passes Hifz-e-Quran test conducted by the Admitting University.
  2. Age of the candidate at the time of admission, must be between 17 and 35 years.
  3. The candidate should possess adequate mental and physical health to continue his/her course of studies. A Medical Certificate, to this effect is to be submitted by the candidate along with application, duly signed by a medical specialist of a public hospital. Specimen certificate is attached at the end.
  4. The candidate must not have been expelled/ rusticated from any institution.
  5. The Admission Committee may cancel/refuse admission of/to any student without assigning any reason.