Entry Exam

Entry Test for Medical colleges

General Information

General Information Since 1998 the procedure for admissions in medical colleges has been changed. For admissions now entry tests play a major role in the selection of students joining the college. Entry tests are held once a year.

The Entry Test is conducted by a highly reputable independent third party not related to the Government of the Punjab; which has sufficient experience and established integrity in holding such tests. For admission to Medical/Dental Colleges of the Punjab, a computerized, written Entry Test is held based on pre-medical F.Sc. and equivalent level questions covering Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, prescribed by the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education Punjab and the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education. The Entry Test comprises of four sections. There are 180 multiple-choice questions, 50 each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics and 30 in English. The duration of the Test is 2 hours.

Eligibility & Instructions To Candidates

Eligibility & Instructions To Candidates All candidates applying for admission to the First Year MBBS against open merit seats and all other categories of seats (except those nominated by Economic Affair Division, Islamabad) are required to pass the Entry Test with a minimum score of 40% otherwise they will not be eligible for admission. The Entry Test will be valid for the same session only. Eligibility

Applicants having domicile of Punjab and Federal Capital Area shall be eligible to apply for admission in Government Medical and Dental Colleges of Punjab.The same rule applies for other provinces. Applicants must have secured 715/1100 unadjusted marks in F.Sc. (Pre-medical) or equivalent examination (without including the marks of Hafiz-e-Quraan). Candidates who possess qualifications equivalent to intermediate (Pre-Medical) in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English can apply for admission. The equivalence of qualification and calculation of marks of the candidates holding qualification other than F.Sc (pre-medical) will be determined by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen, Islamabad. (IBCC) The Chairman Admission Board reserves the right to scrutinize the educational documents of such applicants. In case any discrepancy is found with regard to the eligibility/ calculation of marks, of any applicant, he will refer the matter back to the IBCC for reconsideration in the light of discrepancy.


Secretary IBCC (Inter Board Committee of Chairmen) Office No. 342, Street No. 97, Sector -G-9/4

Islamabad. Ph: 051-2852041, 2851578

Fax: 051-2280665 The applicant should be under 25 years of age on the last date of submission of application. Applicants from Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Northern Areas for admission to first year MBBS/BDS shall take the Entry Test of the Punjab.

General Instructions

For admission to Medical/Dental Colleges of the Punjab, Entry Test will be held based on F.Sc. (pre-medical) or equivalent level questions covering Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, prescribed by the Boards of Intermediate and Secondary Education Punjab and the Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Islamabad. The Entry Test will comprise of four sections. There will be 220 multiple choice questions, 60 in Physics, 60 in Chemistry, 70 in Biology and 30 in English. The duration of the Test will be two and a half (2 1/2) hours. The candidate will be provided with a question paper (Multiple Choice Questions), a separate pre-printed answer sheet and a rough work sheet. All rough work must be done on the rough work sheet. In the interest of fairness, no one shall continue work even for a second after the Instructor has asked that the work be stopped. During the Test, do not talk, whisper, or turn your eyes or head away from your own papers. Any evidence of cheating or non-compliance of instructions will disqualify the candidate from the Test, and his/her name will be removed from the list of the candidates for admission. The candidate will write the chosen alphabet in capital form with blue ballpoint in the relevant space of the answer sheet. The candidate should think before writing the alphabet because any crossing or over writing will be treated as wrong. The candidate should not mark answers on the question paper.

Information about the Answer Sheet

Information about the Answer Sheet

The Test will be answered on a single, printed answer sheet. Before attempting the Test, the candidate will have to write his/her Admit Card Number (given on the Admit Card), his/her name and father’s name very carefully in the space provided on the answer sheet. For each question, multiple choices will be given. The candidate has to choose the correct / best possible. Each correct answer carries 5 marks; 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer, as there will be NEGATIVE MARKING. The candidate should bring with him/her the following:

Admit card A clip board Blue ball point



The Entry Test/Admission Packet may be obtained from the offices of the following Medical Colleges during office hours on payment of Rs.300.

King Edward Medical College, Lahore. (MBBS) Nishtar Medical College, Multan (MBBS, BDS) Quaid-I-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur. (MBBS) Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad. (MBBS) Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi, (MBBS) De’ Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore. (BDS)

This Packet will include two admit cards, two personal data sheets, admission application form and prospectus. Candidates for Entry Test will submit Admit Cards (both), Personal Data Sheets (both) duly completed by the candidates along with attested copies of their Matric, F.Sc. and domicile certificates and Rs.700/- in cash as Entry Test Fee, at any centre convenient to them by hand and not by post within the due date and time notified in the advertisement. Applications received by post will not be entertained. The Entry Test Centers are as under:

King Edward Medical College, Lahore. Nishtar Medical College, Multan. Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi. Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad. Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur.

It is made clear that the candidates will take the Entry Test at the same centre where the Entry Test papers have been deposited. No change of centre will be allowed under any circumstances.

Both the personal data sheets and duplicate admit card will be retained by the admission office, but the original admit card duly stamped will be returned to the applicant. This admit card is a very important document and will have to be produced by the candidate at the time of the Entry Test.


Duplicate admit card will not be issued and No applications for admit card will be accepted after the date notified in the press.

The Entry Test will be held according to the notified date, time and place, indicated on the admit card. The result of the Entry Test will be declared and displayed on the notice boards of all the medical and dental colleges of Punjab. Time limit for lodging complaints against Entry Test results:

The candidate having any complaint with regard to his/her Entry Test result may lodge a complaint within 15 days after the declaration of the Entry Test result. No complaint will be entertained thereafter.

The applicants are required to complete their admission applications with all the required documents so that as soon as the result of the Entry Test is declared, the applications are ready for submission. Submission of admission applications

The merit list will be prepared based on available seats in open merit and accordingly the eligible /intending candidates will be asked to submit their admission applications on the prescribed form as under:

FOR MBBS in the office of the Chairman, Admission Board Medical Colleges /Principal Executive Officer/Principal, King Edward Medical College, Nila Gumbad, Lahore 54000. FOR BDS in the office of the Chairman Admission Board, Dental Colleges/ Principal, de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Govt. Nawaz Sharif Hospital, Yakki Gate, Lahore.

The candidates will give their preferences for the medical colleges in the admission form, which once given, shall be final and cannot be changed subsequently. No application for admission will be considered unless fully and completely made out on the prescribed admission application form by the candidate in his/her own handwriting. All admission applications must be accompanied with four Photostat copies of the following certificates duly attested by a grade 17 officer or above (the stamp affixed must be official name stamp of the officer

Matriculation certificate/Senior Cambridge Certificate. (Birth certificate, if date of birth is not mentioned.) Copies of detailed marks certificate of F.Sc. of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education. Character certificate of F.Sc. of the college last attended. Domicile certificate. Domicile certificate once submitted with the application cannot be changed and shall be considered as final. Any candidate found to have domicile of more than one place will be disqualified for admission in medical colleges. Four attested photographs (passport size) of the candidate. Original Affidavit (appendix I) on stamped paper of Rs.20/- duly attested by the Judicial Magistrate. Original certificates shall be produced by the candidate at the time of admission.

13) The list of selected candidates will be notified and displayed in the offices of all the Government Medical and Dental Colleges of Punjab respectively.

Revision of result or improvement of marks by the Board after the finalization of merit list shall not affect the merit list of admissions of the current year in any way. Any change in the schedule of the Entry Test/ Admission procedure will be notified in the major national daily newspapers A candidate previously admitted in any medical college of the country cannot apply for fresh admission. He/she should apply for re-admission in the college previously admitted. Application for admission along with the documents once received in the college office shall not be returned. If, however, a candidate has submitted original documents with his/her application he/she may withdraw the same after the admission is completed. Selection: The candidates will be selected by the Admission Board comprising of the Principals of all Government Medical Colleges of Punjab. The Principal, King Edward Medical College, Lahore will be the Chairman of the Admission Board and will preside over the interviews and selection meetings. The decisions of Admission Board in respect of selection and admission shall be final. The merit list of candidates will be prepared by the office of the Chairman, Admission Board. The Chairman shall be competent to rectify the errors or omissions found in the merit list /selection list at the time of selection of candidates. The Admission Board will make selection from the merit list. The selection of the candidates against the open merit seats shall be made according to merit and allocation of college shall be made after giving due consideration to candidate’s choice. After the selection against the open merit seats, the selection against the reserved seats shall be made on merit in each category. Candidates applying for open merit seats and self-finance seats will be considered for selection simultaneously according to their declaration given in the admission application form. Lastly, the selection for the seats on reciprocal basis will be done on merit from the remaining candidates on the integrated merit list. If considered necessary, the Admission Board may call any candidate for interview at his/her own expenses. The Admission Board may refuse admission to any candidate who seems, for reasons to be recorded in each case at the time of interview, to be unsuitable or unlikely to become a good doctor. In case such a candidate is admitted, he can be struck off the rolls of the college, after issuing a notice to him/her to that effect. Such candidates whose particulars e.g. marks certificates or any other document submitted with the application form are found to be incorrect or wrong or whose authentication is doubtful will be struck off the college roll, even if they have been admitted. A student can be removed during the course of his/her study at any stage if incorrect or wrong data have been submitted by such a student, which formed the basis of his/her admission. The Principal also reserves the right to forfeit fees and dues paid by such a candidate. A candidate making any false statement is liable to any legal action, which the Government may deem fit to take. Similarly, father/guardian making any false statement is also liable to legal action. Any candidate detected to have submitted forged certificates or fake documents with the application form shall be permanently debarred from admission to any medical/dental college in Punjab.

Rules For Merit

Rules For Merit The following marks shall be added to the F.Sc. marks of the candidates in order to prepare the final merit list. Twenty (20) marks will be added for being a Muslim Hafiz-e-Quran, subject to verification of the same by a committee constituted by the Admission Board. Note: According to the aggregate marks of F.Sc. and Entry Test, whenever two or more than two candidates are bracketed, the one senior in age will be given preference to the other for the purpose of admission. Final Merit List

The final merit list will be prepared as following:

Adjusted marks in F.Sc./equivalent examination …70% Entry Test marks………………………………30%

Medical Fitness Requirements

Medical Fitness Requirements The candidates shall be examined at the time of admission by a Medical Board to be set up by the Principal of the college in which the candidate shall be admitted. The candidate must be physically and mentally fit according to the criteria for medical fitness/disability laid down by the Admission Board. The candidate must produce certificate to have been:

Inoculated against the enteric group of fevers within the preceding 12 months. Fully vaccinated against Tetanus. Fully vaccinated against Hepatitis “B” virus. Foreign students will have to produce a certificate of their HIV status from prescribed laboratories in Pakistan. If during the course of studies any student is found to be positive for HIV infection, he/she shall be repatriated at his/her own cost to his/her country of origin. X-Ray of any part of the body, or any other investigation if required will be at the candidate’s expense.

Admission of Students

Admission of Students

No student will be considered to have been admitted to any college unless he/she has paid the college fees and other dues. A student, who is admitted to the first year MBBS class of the medical college because of his/her having paid the college fee etc., but continuously absents himself/herself from the beginning of first term of the college session for a period of four weeks without any genuine reason, his/her admission will be cancelled and the seat may be filled by the Chairman Admission Board on the basis of merit as per rules. If a seat falls vacant, the next candidate on merit in that category will be selected. Admission will be closed after a lapse of a period of 3 months from the start of first year MBBS class. However, if any vacancy occurs as a result of a candidate having been struck off the college roll on account of securing admission by fraudulent means it will be filled in to safeguard the right of the next person on merit list up to the end of the first year class. However, he/she will not be permitted to appear in first year examination till he/she has attended 66 percent lectures and 66 percent of practical classes held. The Admission Board will verify F.Sc. certificate and other certificates submitted by the candidates as early as possible from t he concerned Board/University/Authority. The students whose certific ates/documents are found incorrect or wrong in any way shall not be considered for admission and if admitted provisionally their admis sion will be cancelled without any notice.

Answering the MCQ's

Answering the MCQ’s For every question, there are 4 choices. There is only one correct answer. To write the answer on the answer sheet, write the appropriate alphabet in capital form with black ballpoint in the box e.g. If C is your correct choice for a question then write C in the box. In the examination center the candidate should read the question slowly and very carefully and understand exactly what is being asked. Underneath each question, there are 4 options, (possible answers) A, B, C & D. Only ONE is correct or the best possible.


Q: A membrane network of channels which transports materials in a cell is called:

A. Mitochondria B. Lysosomes C. Endoplasmic Reticulum D. Chromatin Reticulum


Endoplasmic Reticulum ( C ) is the correct answer and will be written with black ballpoint as shown

Sample Questions

Sample Questions Chemistry Questions:

Q. Which of the following compound of CI contain ionic bonds only? A. NaCI B. CHCl3 C. NCI3 D. CCI4 The empirical formula of a liquid compound is C6 H12 O6. To find molecular formula, it is necessary to know the A. Boiling point of the compound B. Density of the compound C. Relative molecular mass of the compound D. Percentage composition of the compound Q. The rate of evaporation of water can be decreased by A. Raising the temperature of water B. Exposing the surface area to the air C. Increasing the pressure of the surrounding air D. Keeping the surrounding air dry Q.The chemistry of Carbon is called A. Organic Chemistry B. Inorganic Chemistry C. Physical Chemistry D. Pharmaceutical Chemistry Q. What volume of carbon dioxide would be produced if 5 litres of propane, C3 H8 were burnt in air according to the following equation: C3H8+5O2 = 4H2O + 3CO2 A. One litre B. Three litres C. Fifteen litres D. Thirty litres Physics Questions:

Q. A man walks from point A to B at an average speed of 1.0 ms-1 and immediately returns at an average speed of 1.5 ms-1 . What is the average speed of the round trip? A. 0.33 ms B. 1.2 ms C. 1.25 ms D. 2.50 ms Q. Energy may be defined as A. Producing power B. Causing motion C. Ability to do work D. Ability to exert a force Q. Which of the following wave is not an example of transverse wave? A. Radio waves B. Sound waves C. X-rays D. Waves in the sea Q. Which of the following principle is true for electromagnetism? A. A wire carrying a current produces a magnetic field. B. A wire moving in a magnetic field has an EMF induced in it. C. A wire carrying a magnetic field experiences a force D. A changing magnetic field through a coil produces an induced EMF in the coil. Q. The product of mass and velocity is called A. Acceleration B. Moment Arm C. Negative Acceleration D. Momentum English Qestions:

Read the following passage and answer the question at the end. A blind boy is doubly handicapped. Not only is it unable to see, but because it cannot receive the visual stimulus from its environmen t that a sighted child does, it is likely to be slow in intellect ual development. Now the ten-month-old son of Dr. and Mrs. Arif o f Attock, is the subject of an unusual psychological experiment d esigned to prevent delay in the learning process. With the aid of sonar – type electronic device that he wears on his head, infant Arif is learning to identify the people and subjects in the wor ld around him by means of echoes.

Q. Compared to other children a blind baby is

A. Clever B. At a disadvantage in developmental terms C. Foolish D. not able to understand anything