Eligibility Criteria

Shalamar Medical & Dental College Lahore is open to all academically qualified candidates of either gender, regardless of religion, race, creed, color or domicile. Students from anywhere in Pakistan and overseas may apply.
There is no minimum or maximum age limit for admission in the MBBS Course. Due to the particular nature and demand of the profession a candidate should possess adequate mental and physical health. The candidate is required to present a valid TOEFL or IELTS with a minimum score of 500 or 5.5 only, if the medium of instruction of study two years prior to application for admission/entry test is not English. An alternate to TOEFL and IELTS is a certification by NUML Islamabad after a one year English language course.
A student, who has availed four chances to clear the first professional exam MBBS / BDS and has been expelled on that account, shall NOT be eligible for continuation of medical/dental studies and shall NOT be eligible for fresh admission.

  • Pakistani / Local Students:

The Candidate must have passed the FSc. (Pre-Medical) examination from a Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan with at least 60% unadjusted marks (660/1100).

  • Foreign / Expatriate / Overseas Students:

Any other examination of a foreign university equivalent to the Intermediate Sciences Examination (Pre-Medical Group) of a Pakistani Board subject to the following:

  • The examination is recognized as equivalent to Intermediate with Chemistry and Biology as essential subjects with 60% unadjusted marks by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) Islamabad. It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to settle their cases with IBCC and should get equivalence certificate from IBCC, Islamabad for recognition of their qualification.
  • The equivalence certificate of such candidate will not be accepted if he/she has not studied and passed the subjects of Chemistry and Biology in his/her equivalent examination recognized by the IBCC.

Entry Test Requirement:

  • The Candidate (Local & Foreign student) must have appeared in the current year Entrance test of the University of Health Sciences.  Entry test of Federal Government Or any other Provincial MCAT is also acceptable.


  • A Candidate who has passed SAT-II (Only Foreign student) examination with a minimum score of 550 in each of the three subjects (Chemistry, Biology & physics / mathematics) or MCAT with minimum aggregate score of 24. SAT II and MCAT score shall be valid for 2 years.

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