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ENTRANCE TEST – 2012 For Admission to Public and Private Medical / Dental Institutions of the Punjab

 

ENTRANCE TEST – 2012
For Admission to Public and Private
Medical / Dental Institutions of the Punjab

The University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore, shall conduct the Entrance Test for admission to First Year MBBS / BDS inPublic and Private Medical and Dental Institutions of the Punjab on Sunday, 23rd September, 2012 at 09:00 A.MAs per the Regulations of Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC), it is mandatory to appear in the Entrance Test of the Punjab for admission to any medical/dental college of the province

  1. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ENTRANCE TEST

    The applicant has passed Intermediate Science (HSSC/F.Sc) (Pre-Medical Group) or Equivalent Examination, securing at-least 60% (660/1100), unadjusted marks(excluding the marks of Hifz-e-Quran etc.). Those having foreign qualifications such as A-Level or American 12th Grade, shall have to provide the Equivalence Certificate issued by Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC).

  2. WHO CAN APPLY

    1. The candidates having domicile of any district of the Punjab and Federal Capital Area (Islamabad), Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Province of Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Area).
    2. Dual nationals of Pakistani origin must take the Entrance Test (If they have not passed SAT II examination with a minimum score of 550 marks in each science subject i.e., Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics) for admission against seats reserved for them under Pakistan Technical Assistance Programme (PTAP) and Self- Finance Scheme (SFS).

ORIENTATION SEMINARS

University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore will also arrange Orientation Seminars for students who are going to appear in the Entrance Test. Entry is free for all and parents are especially encouraged to attend the seminar. The schedule of these seminars is as follows:

CityVenueDateTime
LahoreAuditorium of Allama Iqbal
Medical College, Lahore
25th August, 1210:00 AM
RawalpindiAuditorium Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi26th August, 1210:00 AM
Rahim Yar KhanAuditorium of Sheikh Zayed Public School, Rahim Yar Khan26th August, 1210:00 AM
FaisalabadAuditorium of Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad27th August, 1210:00 AM
BahawalpurAuditorium of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur27th August, 1210:00 AM
SahiwalGovt. Postgraduate College (Boys), Sahiwal28th August, 1210:00 AM
MultanAuditorium of Nishtar Medical College, Multan28th August, 1210:00 AM
GujratAuditorium of University of Gujrat29th August, 1210:00 AM
Dera Ghazi KhanAExamination Halls, BISE, D.G.Khan29th August, 1210:00 AM
SargodhaAuditorium of University of Sargodha30th August, 1210:00 AM
GujranwalaRoxy Theatre, G.T.Road, Gujranwala30th August, 1210:00 AM
  1. FORMAT OF ENTRANCE TEST

    1. The test shall consist of one paper containing 220 multiple-choice questions (MCQs)- four options with single best answer- divided into Four sections, namely
      1. Physics (44 MCQs)
      2. Chemistry (58 MCQs)
      3. English (General for language proficiency) (30 MCQs)
      4. Biology (88 MCQs)
    2. The duration of Test shall be 150 minutes (2½ hours).
    3. Each question carries 05 marks. Total marks, therefore, are 1100.
    4. There shall be Negative Marking in the test. For each correct answer, 05 marks will be awarded whereas for each incorrect answer, one (01) mark will be deducted from the total score. .
  2. SYLLABUS OF ENTRANCE TEST

    The syllabus of Entrance Test 2012 has already been available on UHS website www.uhs.edu.pk. The candidates are advised to prepare for the Entrance Test according to this syllabus from their respective textbooks.

  3. CENTRES FOR ENTRANCE TEST

    1. Entrance Test 2012 will be held simultaneously in following cities:
      Southern PunjabCentral PunjabNorthern Punjab
      Bahawalpur , Multan, Rahim Yar Khan and D.G. Khan.Lahore, Faisalabad, Sahiwal, Gujrat, Gujranwala and Sargodha.Rawalpindi and Hassan Abdal.
    2. Candidates shall mention on their Application Forms and Admittance Cards the city from where they wish to appear in the test
    3. Centres will be allotted by UHS subject to administrative / logistic arrangements which shall not be changed subsequently
  4. HOW TO APPLY FOR ENTRANCE TEST

    1. The Entrance Test kit will be available on the payment of Rs.500/- in cash, from 31st August to 9th September 2012 (including Sundays) from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM at :

      University of Health Sciences, Lahore
      King Edward Medical University, Lahore
      Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore
      Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore (for female only)
      Nishtar Medical College, Multan
      Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi
      Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad
      Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
      Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan
      Sargodha Medical College, Sargodha
      Nawaz Sharif Medical College, Gujrat
      Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal
      Khawaja Mohammad Safdar Medical College, Sialkot
      D.G. Khan Medical College, D.G. Khan
      Gujranwala Medical College, Gujranwala.

    2. The candidates shall submit the duly filled Application Forms at the same centre from where they received the Entrance Test kit, from 31st August to 9th September 2012 (including Sundays) from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
    3. The candidates shall submit following documents with their applications:
      1. Attested copy of Matriculation/SSC or equivalent examination Certificate.
      2. Attested copy of HSSC/FSc (Pre-medical) or equivalent examination Certificate. Computer-generated result cards are also acceptable.
      3. Attested copy of Birth Certificate issued by the Union Council, if date of birth is not mentioned on Matriculation certificate.
      4. Duly filled Admittance Cards (both copies). The cards must not be separated. Please paste two coloured photographs (2.5 cm x 2.5 cm) on the two cards.
      5. One self-addressed A-4 size envelope with Rs 40/- postage stamps.
      6. Four recent coloured photographs (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm) of the candidate. One to be pasted on the application form and attested on the front and other three, attested on the back, to be attached with the form.
      7. Attested copy of domicile certificate of the candidate. No other document shall be acceptable in lieu ofdomicile certificate. Foreign candidates shall provide the attested copy of their foreign passport in lieu of domicile.
      8. Hafiz-e-Quran shall present a certificate of Hafiz-e-Quran, issued by a registered Madrassa.
    4. The candidates are required to submit Application forms by hand. Applications received through post shall NOT be entertained.
    5. On successful submission of application, the Duty Staff will issue a receipt to the applicant. The applicant is required to collect his/her duly stamped Admittance Card bearing his/her roll number and centre for Entrance Test, from the same centre where he/she submitted his/her application, on the date mentioned on his/her receipt. The Admittance Cards will be available from 11th September to 15th September, 2012, from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM at respective centres

IMPORTANT

  1. No application for Entrance Test shall be received after 03:00 PM on 9th September, 2012.
  2. No candidate shall be allowed to enter the examination centre without the Admittance Card issued by the University. Candidates who fail to collect their Admittance Cards on the specified date shall have their candidature revoked.
  3. Any candidate found to have domicile of more than one place shall be disqualified.
  4. Any candidate found to have submitted forged certificates or fake documents at any stage of admission shall be permanently debarred from admission to any medical / dental college.
  5. Entrance Test for Punjab is also mandatory for admission to private sector medical / dental colleges of the Punjab.
  6. There is no minimum or maximum age limit for admission to any medical / dental institution
  7. The candidates must reach their respective centres at least one hour before the commencement of the test. The centres shall be sealed/closed at 8.15 AM sharp.
CHAIRMAN ADMISSION BOARD
MEDICAL AND DENTAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE PUNJAB
Ph: 042-99231304-9, UAN: 111-3333-66, Fax: 042-99230870
UHS Website : www.uhs.edu.pk

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