Entry test for admission in Aga Khan Medical College is held every year. The entry test is conducted by Aga Khan University Karachi. Generally, Entry test is held in the month of March or April every year in different cities of Pakistan. Each year about 100 students are admitted to the MBBS program at Aga Khan.
After qualifying entry test candidates are shortlisted for interview. Short listing for interviews is based on combination of Secondary School achievement and the AKU Admission Test score. A student is eligible for admission into Aga Khan Medical College if he qualifies entry test as well as interview.
AKU Entry Test Pattern
The entry test has two sections: Section 1 on English with a total allocated time of 1 hour; and Section 2 on science and mathematics with a total allocated time of 2 hours and 15 minutes. Format of the two sections is given below,
Section 1: English
- Reading comprehension
- Error detections
- Sentence completion
Time allotted = 1 hours.
Section 2: Science and Mathematics
- Biology (20 MCQs)
- Chemistry (20 MCQs)
- Physics (20 MCQs)
- Science reasoning (30 MCQs)
- Mathematics reasoning (30 MCQs)
Total MCQs = 120
Time allotted = 2 hours & 15 minutes.
There is negative marking only for the Biology, Chemistry and Physics sub-section where every wrong answer loses 0.25 marks.
You can find the curriculum for the test at the following link:https://www.aku.edu/admissions/undergraduate/Pages/home.aspx
Sample test is also available at the following link:
The students who have successfully completed or are in the process of completing their HSSC (FSc Pre-medical) can apply for the test.
Candidates following systems of education (i.e A-level) other than the Pakistani system will be required to submit equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC) in Pakistan. The qualification must be equivalent to the pre-medical qualification in Pakistan.
How to apply.
Application form, prospectus and sample papers can be downloaded from the website of AKU www.aku.edu.
The completed application form should be posted by registered mail or sent through a reliable courier service to address prescribed on application form or delivered in person to the Admission Office in AKU Karachi.