University of Health Sciences Lahore conducted Medical College Entry Test on 28th of August, The Test was conducted in all the Major cities of Punjab. An Then UHS Administration released result on 7th of September . Medical College Entrance Test (MCAT) is a test conducted in Punjab each year for Pre-medical students and is conducted by the University of Health Sciences in all the Major Cities of Punjab. Every year about 50,000 students attempt this test, whilst there are around 4000 seats in the medical colleges of Punjab. Every year UHS takes MCAT in August. MCAT is pre-requisite for admissions in all medical colleges both in the private and the public sector. MCAT is a test consisting of 220 multiple choice questions. Each question is of 5 marks making the test of total 1100 marks. Each correct answer score 5 marks while each wrong answer scores -1. It consits of 88 MCQs relating to Biology, 58 to Chemistry, 44 to Physics and 30 from English. The duration of the test is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Here’s Some Basic Stats from the MCAT Result 2016.
Closing Merit for Year 2015:
Here’s the Closing Merit and Their Comparison of All the Medical colleges in Punjab. These Stats are quite helpful to predict the basic Merit for the coming Year.
Expected Merit for Year 2016
There are two Main factors that can affect the Merit for year 2016. There Main Factors are given below:
- First, The MCAT Paper for the year 2016 was quite Easy as compare to the previous years MCAT papers. This Year’s paper was not even looking like for which the MCAT is famous for, Means The Tough, Rough and Dry Paper. so Most of the Students performed well, and they did scored High in this test. Even MCAT Topper score 1082 out of 1100. So This factor May Cause in Increase of Merit.
- Second, The Increase in seats of Medical Colleges. There is a Proposed Increase of 829 seats in medical Colleges of Punjab. If this Proposal gets confirmed then the merit will surely comes down. The Increase in seats may cause the decrease in Merit for this Year and more students will get an Opportunity to study MBBS from the renowned Government Medical Colleges of Punjab.
Well, Here’s The Expected Closing Merit of Medical Colleges in Punjab from Our Team Universal Testing Forum
Well, If the Increase in Number of seats get confirmed, Then Both these factor cancel itself (Easy MCAT Paper and Increase In Seats) . And the Merit will remain probably the same as it was for the last year 2015 but still with a minor Increase in it for this year.
This is a proposed Merit for this year, as this is not the final words from UHS, But one thing is there for sure is that the Merit will Remain close to our Proposed Merit for This Year.
Good Luck to all the Champs Out There 🙂