Entry Test - Agha Khan Medical College, Karachi

Agha Khan Medical College is a reputable institution of medical sciences. It offers a five-year MBBS program. There are 100 seats for admission on yearly basis. Admissions are purely based on open merit. Candidates are evaluated on the basis of their scholastic achievements, co-curricular activities and leadership potential. Candidates from anywhere in the world can apply for admission.

Students, after qualifying the test, are shortlisted for Interview.

   Eligibility Criteria for Admission:

  • HSSC (FSc Pre-medical) Degree
  • Candidates, who are in process of completing their HSSC (FSc Pre-medical), can also apply if their course will end till their interview.
  • Candidates having qualification (i.e. A-level) other than Pakistani HSSC are required to obtain equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairman (IBCC)

   Test Schedule

Admissions are advertised in all newspaper which reflects the dates of test and interview. Some important dates are given below to give an idea to students:

Application Submission Period:          April - May
Entry Test:                                                       June
Interview:                                                         September
Commencement of MBBS Classes:  December
Application Fee:                                            Rs. 5500/-

   Test Format:

The test is divided into two sections:

SECTION – I (English – Grammar and Vocabulary)
This section has 60 MCQs. Time allowed for this section is 1 hour.  MSQs are divided into five sub-sections as follows:

  • Section-1 .           15 MCQs
  • Section-1.            12 MCSs
  • Section-1.            15 MCQs
  • Section-1.             09 MCQs
  • Section-1.             09 MCQs

SECTION – II (Science subjects)
This section has 90 MCQs. Time allowed for this section is 2 hours and 15 minutes. MCQs are divided as follows:

  • Biology                                         20 MCQs
  • Physics                                         20 MCQs
  • Chemistry                                  20 MCQs
  • Science Reasoning                30 MCQs
  • Mathematics Reasoning   30 MCQs

   How to Apply for Test

Admissions in MBBS program are advertised in all newspaper.  It reflects the time period for submission of application as well as the exam fee. For instance, the advertisement of 2016 reflected the following details:

Application Submission period:             14 March – 16 May, 2016
Application Fee:                                               Rs. 5500/-

The procedure for applying for test is as follows:

  • Deposit your application fee by a demand draft in favour of ‘The Agha Khan University’ or by online deposit in any branch of Soneri Bank.
  • Apply online for the test on the official website of Agha Khan University.
  • For online apply, you will have to make your e-mail account on the website. This email account requires all your personal details, educational detail, test and interview center details and proof of payment of application fee.  Feed your all details in online application very carefully and submit the application.
  • As you submit your application, you will receive a PDF copy of your application in your inbox.
  • Take a print-out of this PDF file (copy of your online application).
  • Post the hard-copy (print-out) of your online application, alongwith copies of required documents and original bank receipt of application fee, to Agha Khan University by a courier service.

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