The Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) will be administered by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Sunday, September 10, at 29 centers located in 11 cities of punjab.
There will be about 67,000 students who take the test.
under strict security measures, the question papers and other delicate exam materials were delivered to various cities on Friday.
The exam papers were stored in locked steel trunks. Up until the morning of September 10, the material will be kept safe in the treasury offices of various districts.
Around 19,000 students will take the test in Lahore, 13,600 in Multan, 4,000 in Gujranwala, 5,000 in Bahawalpur, 7,500 in Faisalabad, 3,000 in D.G. Khan, 1,700 in Gujrat, 3,000 in Sargodha, 2,500 in Rawalpindi, and 3300 in Sahiwal.
While UHS assigned senior faculty members of the institution to serve as head couriers and couriers for the test, the Punjab government has hired approximately 5,000 supervisory and invigilation professionals.
Vice-chancellors, pro-vice-chancellors, principals, and senior faculty members of government medical institutions in pertinent cities will oversee the arrangements while officers of the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education department will oversee the examination.
To prohibit unauthorized individuals from entering the testing facilities, Section 144 has been introduced.
For BDS and MBBS admission, the minimum required marks are 50 and 55 percent, respectively. As per the curriculum announced by the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC), there will be 200 multiple-choice questions on the test, including 68 questions on biology, and 54 on logical reasoning.
Cell phones, calculators, smart watches, digital watches, books, purses, and other electronic devices are not permitted in the testing facility. Analog watches are allowed, though.