Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Potential candidates are required to meet the following criteria for admission into the MBBS program:

  • Candidates’ grades in FSc (or equivalent) will hold 30% weightage.
  • Candidates must pass the MDCAT, which holds a 50% weightage for admission.
  • Only the candidates, who make the merit list of PMC, will be considered for admission.
  • The candidates who make the merit list shall appear for a mandatory interview, which will hold a 20% weightage for admission. The interview structure is uploaded on the website.
  • Successful candidates are required to deposit the admission fee within 72 hours, otherwise, the candidate will forfeit his/her chance of admission. Refund policy shall be according to PMC Rules.
  • As per PMC approvals, the fee structure for the entire five years is uploaded on the website.
  • Each year, the student must pay the annual fee within seven days or will be liable to a fine of PKR. 500 per day.
  • Limited number of merit scholarships are available.

INTERVIEW STRUCTURE

Successful candidates, who fulfill the admission criteria, shall appear for a mandatory interview. The interview will be conducted in a cordial environment at the Northwest School of Medicine.

The primary aim of the interview is to get an overall assessment of a candidate's credentials.

The interview shall be assessed based on the following criteria:

  • A candidate's commitment and the clarity of objectives behind the selection of the MBBS program at Northwest School of Medicine.
  • The level of general knowledge a candidate possesses.
  • A candidate's achievements in their personal and/or educational life.
  • The ability of a candidate to effectively express and communicate their views.
  • A candidate's personality, including attitude, ethical values, hobbies and interests, shall also be evaluated during the interview.

FEE STRUCTURE

Local Category
Fixed Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total for Program
Tuition Fee (PKR) Rs. 1,050,000 Rs. 1,128,750 Rs. 1,213,400 Rs. 1,304,400 Rs. 1,402,250 Rs. 6,098,800
Total Fixed Annual Charges (PKR) Rs. 240,200 Rs. 86,038 Rs. 86,870 Rs. 94,820 Rs. 109,913 Rs. 617,841
Total Fixed Fee Per Annum (PKR) Rs. 1,290,200 Rs. 1,214,788 Rs. 1,300,270 Rs. 1,399,220 Rs. 1,512,163 Rs. 6,716,641

Optional Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Hostel Charges Per Month (PKR) 10,500 11,000 11,500 12,000 12,500
Mess Food Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Transport Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Health Insurance Per Annum (PKR) 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000

Foreign Category
Fixed Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total for Program
Tuition Fee (USD) $ 18,000 $ 18,000 $ 18,000 $ 18,000 $ 18,000 $ 90,000
Tax 5% $ 900 $ 900 $ 900 $ 900 $ 900 $ 4,500
Total Fee with Tax $ 18,900 $ 18,900 $ 18,900 $ 18,900 $ 18,900 $ 94,500
Total Other Fixed Annual Charges Rs. 135,200 Rs. 29,600 Rs. 26,200 Rs. 29,600 Rs. 39,800 Rs. 260,400

Optional Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Hostel Charges Per Month (PKR) PKR 10,500 PKR 11,000 PKR 11,500 PKR 12,000 PKR 12,500
Mess Food Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Transport Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Health Insurance Per Annum (PKR) PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000

Dual Nationality Category
Fixed Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Total for Program
Tuition Fee (USD) $ 12,000 $ 12,000 $ 12,000 $ 12,000 $ 12,000 $ 60,000
Tax 5% $ 600 $ 600 $ 600 $ 600 $ 600 $ 3,000
Total Fee with Tax $ 12,600 $ 12,600 $ 12,600 $ 12,600 $ 12,600 $ 63,000
Total Other Fixed Annual Charges Rs. 135,200 Rs. 29,600 Rs. 26,200 Rs. 29,600 Rs. 39,800 Rs. 260,400

Optional Fee & Charges Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Hostel Charges Per Month (PKR) PKR 10,500 PKR 11,000 PKR 11,500 PKR 12,000 PKR 12,500
Mess Food Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Transport Charges Per Month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Health Insurance Per Annum (PKR) PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000 PKR 50,000

Note:

  • The existing classes shall have an enhancement of 5% on their Tuition Fee and Hostel Fee. All other charges i.e. University charges shall be on actual.
  • 5% tax not applicable to those who fall in ‘Active Taxpayers’ list, as per government rules.
  • Fixed charges for 1st year include Admission fee (PKR 50,000), Security deposit (100,000 refundable), University and PMC registration fee (PKR 9,000), University retention (PKR 15,000), and Examination fee (PKR 3,400 per paper + DMC 1000), advance tax @ 5%.
  • Fixed charges for other classes include University Retention and Examination fee plus advance tax @ 5%.
  • University/PMC fee subject to change by the PMC/University.
  • Exchange rate shall be the rate prevailing on the fee due date.
  • AC charges are not included in Hostel room rent.