National MDCAT Syllabus 2020 

Press release regarding Academic Board first meeting 

Public Notices & Announcements (VIEW ALL)

Important Announcement (30th Nov, 2020) : National Admission System for admissions into Private Medical & Dental Colleges across Pakistan (Session 2021) is going to be online soon. PMC has announced an MDCAT Exemption Criteria for Foreign Students Click Here. For Session 2021 only, SAT II results can be used instead of the MDCAT by students who have completed their HSSC programs from outside Pakistan.


Important Announcement (29th Nov, 2020) : The FIA arrested a group of individuals trying to sell fake MDCAT question papers to students. The papers obtained from their custody are fake. The MDCAT examination has started and remains fully secured

Important Announcement (28th Nov, 2020) : List of MDCAT test centers


Important Announcement (27th Nov, 2020) : Strict Compliance with the Directions of National Coordination Committee. For more details Click Here

Important Announcement (25th Nov, 2020) : Special MDCAT Exam for COVID-19 Positive Students The Medical & Dental Council has approved the holding of the Special MDCAT Exam for COVID-19 Positive Students. For more details Click Here

Important Announcement (24th Nov, 2020): The portal for downloading roll number slips is now available. All MDCAT applicants, including the ones who had already received their roll number slips previously, are requested to download their updated roll number slips.


Important Update for Foreign Medical Graduates (24th Nov, 2020) : A delegation of Foreign Medical Graduates met with the Vice President, PMC today and represented their concerns and issues. For more details Click Here

Refund Claims for NEB Step-I Exam Fee (24th Nov, 2020) :  All those applicants who deposited the NEB Step-I Exam Fee @ Rs. 15,750/- in PM&DC Account during August-September 2020 but could not submit the form are hereby advised to lodge their fee refund claim by submitting the fee return form online


Important Announcement (22nd Nov, 2020) : The National Medical and Dental Academic Board has recommended approval of the MDCAT syllabus and the Council has approved the recommendation of the Academic Board. MDCAT will be held on the 29th Nov on the same PMC Syllabus as was issued earlier.

Important Announcement  (21st Nov, 2020) : The tentative date of 29th November for MDCAT is now a confirmed date for the exam

Amended Admission Regulations for 2020-2021


Announcement dated(11th Nov, 2020): Important Announcement for Cuba & Bangladesh Scholarship Program Graduates


Announcement: MDCAT postponed by orders of the Honorable Sindh High Court. Rescheduled date to be announced after compliance of the directions of the Honorable Court.

Announcement: MDCAT Roll numbers are being issued via sms to all those applicants who have registered and uploaded their paid fee challans. Applicants can also download their roll number slip. Click Here

Note: All those applicants that have registered by 6th november and HAVE NOT YET UPLOADED THE PAID FEE CHALLANS are reminded to do so by 5:00 pm 11th Nov in order to receive their roll number slips.

Urgent Announcement for MDCAT Applicants: Last and final call for all those applicants who have registered for MDCAT but have not yet deposited the fee, can deposit the fee in the designated bank and upload challan by 5:00 PM 11th Nov, 2020. This is applicable ONLY to applicants who registered before midnight, 6th November.
Announcement: Incorrect Information Provided By MDCAT Applicants
Announcement: For Students of Refugee Status
Clarification regarding detention of MBBS/ BDS students It is clarified that pursuant to the promulgation of PMC Act 2020 there is no existing policy with regards to detention of MBBS/BDS students or the number of maximum attempts to be availed by students in each examination. Such policy has to be made and enforced by the relevant University or College.
Date of closing of applications for National MDCAT has been extended till 6th November, 2020 to allow students to register from all provinces. However ,the date of examination remains the same as 15th November, 2020
MDCAT Exemption Criteria for Foreign Students for 2020-2021
Important Clarification for Foreign Medical Graduates
All Applicants of National MDCAT 2020-21 are required to deposit the application fee only in favour of Pakistan Medical Commission on the prescribed challan. Previously deposited challans in favor of any other entity/organization will not be accepted.
REVISED PMC NATIONAL MDCAT SYLLABUS 2020 (In response to the feedback received from students all over the country and abroad ,PMC has revised the National MDCAT Syllabus to resolve the concerns.)
Provisional license will only be issued to foreign graduates who have cleared all three steps of NEB
Press Release: PMC reply to Sindh press release regarding re Entry test for Sindh Medical and Dental Colleges
Pakistan Medical Commission will be fully functional within the week. The offices are operational and any applications can be submitted and will be processed in due course.
All pending applications for Full Licenses will be processed starting 2nd October. All other pending applications will also be processed starting 2nd October on an urgent basis.
The schedule for the NEB Exam has been suspended. Future policy will be issued by the Commission within 14 days.

National MDCAT Syllabus 2020

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Admission Regulations (Amended)


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