Pakistan Medical Commission has announced the Revised syllabus for National Medical and Dental College Admission Test MDCAT 2020. The syllabus has been finalized after consultation with various stakeholders and it has been ensured that no topic is outside the current syllabus of any board in Pakistan. Previously announced syllabus hype amongst the students, and students protested. Now the revised syllabus is issued. PMC had already advised students to prepare for the test from their own syllabus.
In a recent tweet on the official Twitter handler of PMC, it is announced "The Examinations Committee completed a national conference with participation from provincial universities, IBCC and NUMS. A common syllabus has been finalized, ensuring no topic is outside the current syllabus of any board in Pakistan. More details to follow within the week."
PMC National MDCAT Revised Syllabus 2020
The revised syllabus can be found at https://pmc.gov.pk/Documents/Examinations/Revised%20PMC%20National%20MDCAT%20Syllabus%202020.pdf
and Sample papers here https://www.pmc.gov.pk/Documents/Examinations/PMC%20MDCAT%20SAMPLE%20PAPER.pdf
PMC also announced that the registration for MDCAT 2020 will start from Next week and its advertisement will be published in the major daily newspapers for the information of the students. Students will be able to register online through the PMC website. The registration fee for the test will be PKR: 1500/-
All students meanwhile may proceed to continue their preparations based on the syllabus of any of the above listed examining authorities/universities. There will be no requirement for studying any additional syllabus or material and no new syllabus will be issued by PMC for this year’s MDCAT.