In this article i will explain the whole process of UHS Admissions for MBBS & BDS 2023-2024
In compliance with the Admission Policy, notified by the Government of Punjab on 27th
September, 2023, the University of Health Sciences (UHS), Lahore, invites applications from
the eligible candidates, through its online application portal, for admission to MBBS and BDS
programs in the following Government Medical and Dental Colleges of Punjab for the Session
Government Medical Colleges
- Allama Iqbal Medical College,
- Lahore Nishtar Medical College, Multan
- Ameer-ud-Din Medical College,
- Lahore Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad
- D.G. Khan Medical College, Dera Ghazi Khan
- Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur
- Fatima Jinnah Medical College (for Women),
- Lahore Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi
- Gujranwala Medical College,
- Gujranwala Sahiwal Medical College, Sahiwal
- Khawaja Muhammad Safdar Medical College,
- Sialkot Sargodha Medical College, Sargodha
- King Edward Medical College,
- Lahore Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore
- Nawaz Sharif Medical College,
- Gujrat Sheikh Zayed Medical College, Rahimyar Khan
Government Dental Colleges
- de’Montmorency College of Dentistry,
- Lahore Nishtar Institute of Dentistry, Multan
- Dental Institute, Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: UHS Admissions 2023
i. The candidate must have passed the MDCAT-2023 with a minimum of 55% (i.e.
110/200) marks for MBBS and 50% (i.e. 100/200) marks for admission to BDS
program. Provided that the mandatory requirement of MDCAT shall not apply to the
candidates admitted on special program seat pre-defined exclusively for foreign
students and on the seats reserved for Overseas (being a Pakistani citizen permanently
resident in foreign country) Pakistanis, who have studied and passed HSSC 12th grade
examination or equivalent from outside Pakistan. Such students shall qualify SAT-II
with minimum score of 550 in each subject or a foreign MCAT examination or UCAT
examination with 50% marks in the subjects of Biology, Chemistry, and
Physics/Mathematics. Please note that the result of last year’s MDCAT (i.e. MDCAT2022) shall not be valid for seeking admission in the Session 2023-24.
ii. The candidate must possess a Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC)
qualification or an equivalent 12th grade qualification recognized in Pakistan (IBCC
Equivalence Certificate is mandatory in this case) and having obtained minimum 60%
marks therein, and has passed the subjects of Biology and Chemistry and either Physics
or Mathematics in the examination.
iii. The candidate must have the domicile certificate of any district of Punjab. Candidates
having domicile of Islamabad (ICT) can apply on open merit seats only.
iv. Those applying on Quota seats must fulfill additional eligibility requirements as
stipulated in the Prospectus.
MERIT CALCULATION FORMULA: UHS Admissions 2023
The weightage criteria for calculation of merit for admission shall be as follows:
Matriculation/SSC/Equivalent – 10%
F.Sc./HSSC Pre-Medical / Equivalent – 40%
MDCAT – 50%
HOW TO APPLY:
Step 1: Carefully review the Prospectus, Session 2023-24 available on the UHS website
Step 2: Visit the Online Admission Portal for Government Medical and Dental Colleges
on the UHS website (www.uhs.edu.pk).
Step 3: Create an account by providing your Name, Father/Guardian Name, Email ID and
Step 4: First, indicate your preference for the MBBS and BDS programs. You can choose
either MBBS or BDS or both. If you select both MBBS and BDS, you will need
to specify your preference for each program. After choosing a program, select the
category or categories of seats you wish to apply for.
Step 5: Fill in your personal details on the application form, including your name,
domicile, contact information, address, nationality, gender, date of birth, etc.
Step 6: Enter your qualification details, such as your SSC and HSSC marks, year of
passing, subjects/study group, etc.
Step 7: Provide details about your MDCAT or other admission test scores.
Step 8: Determine the order of preference for medical and/or dental colleges. You can
select as many colleges as you wish to enter, depending on the seat category. You
can edit your application until the closing date, but the number and order of
preference will be final and unchangeable after the submission deadline. Colleges
not included in your preference list will not be considered for admission.
Step 9: Upload scanned documents, ensuring each document is within a maximum size
of 2 MB, as specified in the advertisement published in national newspapers on
th October 2023 (also available on UHS website: www.uhs.edu.pk).
Step 10: Read and acknowledge the Undertaking/Affidavit. Verify the provided
information and attachments before submission.
Step 11: Submit the online application. You will receive a confirmation notification via
your email address and primary mobile number. Download and print both the
submitted application and the bank challan for the processing fee.
Step 12: Visit the nearest branch of The Bank of Punjab (BOP) with the fee challan to
deposit the non-refundable Admission Processing Fee of Rs. 2,000 per program.
This fee can also be deposited through online banking. Your application process
is now complete.
ADMISSION SCHEDULE: UHS Admissions 2023
Online Application (Start Date): 16th October, 2023 (Monday) 09:00 AM
Online Application (Closing Date) :31st October, 2023 (Tuesday) 05:00 PM
IMPORTANT: UHS Admissions 2023
i. Applications must be submitted exclusively through the online portal. Any
applications that are incomplete or are submitted in violation of the prescribed
procedure shall be rejected. Failure to pay the processing fee by the specified due
date shall also result in application rejection. While you do not need to submit a
print-out of the application or the receipt of paid fee to the University, it is
advisable to keep them for your personal records.
ii. The candidature/admission of a candidate found to have submitted
forged/fake/fabricated documents or incorrect/false information shall be
iii. All Merit and Selection Lists shall be made available on the UHS website
iv. Selected candidates are required to deposit the prescribed college fees at any
branch of the Bank of Punjab (BOP). Failing to do so within the stipulated time
period shall result in the loss of the right to admission and upgradation in
v. To be considered as admitted candidates, individuals must take two crucial steps:
(a) deposit the prescribed college fee and other dues by the specified due date and
(b) report in writing to their respective colleges by the due date. Only those who
complete these actions will be considered as admitted to the program. Selected
candidates shall be given three (03) working days to deposit the prescribed college
fee in the BOP after the display of the selection list.
vi. Second and subsequent selection lists will fill any vacancies through the upgradation process, which is determined by merit and preference. The shift in such
up-gradation shall be compulsory and mandatory and no exception, whatsoever,
shall be taken under any circumstances. Individuals who are upgraded must
report to their new college by the specified date, and UHS will transfer their fees
to their respective colleges.