MDCAT Syllabus 2018

Students you must not get anxious about MDCAT, nor you need to take it too easy. The Medical and Dental Colleges Admission Test 2018 will be based on the subjects you have already learnt during your intermediate. But, MDCAT will be more conceptual than FSC, A Levels or 12th Grade exams. MDCAT syllabus consists of four subjects, i.e., English, Biology, Chemistry and Physics. UHS did not announce MDCAT 2018 syllabus till date, but it’s expected that the syllabus will be the same as for 2017.

MDCAT Syllabus 2018

MDCAT English Syllabus:

English covers the least part in MDCAT paper. To attempt this portion, applicants must have a strong vocabulary. The syllabus for this part is as follows:

·         Choose suitable word from given alternatives.

Total MCQs: 4

·         Identification of the grammatical error.

Total MCQs: 6

·         Identification of the grammatical mistake free sentence.

Total MCQs: 10

·         Select synonyms for given words.

Total MCQs: 4

MDCAT Physics Syllabus:

Physics section of MDCAT paper is the second smallest portion of exam. It covers following topics:

·         Measurement

Total MCQs: 2

·         Motion and Force

Total MCQs: 3

·         Work, Energy & Power

Total MCQs: 3

·         Circular Motion

Total MCQs: 2

·         Oscillations

Total MCQs: 3

·         Waves

Total MCQs: 2

·         Light

Total MCQs: 2

·         Heat and Thermodynamics

Total MCQs: 3

·         Electrostatics

Total MCQs: 3

·         Current – Electricity

Total MCQs: 3

·         Electromagnetism

Total MCQs: 3

·         Electromagnetic Induction

Total MCQs: 3

·         Deformation of Solids

Total MCQs: 2

·         Electronics

Total MCQs: 2

·         Modern Physics:

Total MCQs: 4

·         Nuclear Physics

Total MCQs: 3

MDCAT Chemistry Syllabus:

Chemistry portion of MDCAT covers the second major part of the exam. The questions comes from organic, inorganic and physical chemistry.

·         Fundamental Concepts

Total MCQs: 4

·         States of Matter

Total MCQs: 2

·         Atomic Structure

Total MCQs: 2

·         Chemical Bonding

Total MCQs: 2

·         Chemical Energetics

Total MCQs: 2

·         Electrochemistry

Total MCQs: 2

·         Chemical Equilibrium

·         Total MCQs: 2

·         Chemical Reaction Kinetics

Total MCQs: 2

·         Periods & Groups

·         Total MCQs: 2

·         Transition Elements

Total MCQs: 2

·         Compounds of Nitrogen & Sulphur

Total MCQs: 4

·         Fundamental Principles

Total MCQs: 3

·         Hydrocarbon

Total MCQs: 4

·         Alkyl Halides

Total MCQs: 4

·         Alcohols & Phenols

Total MCQs: 4

·         Aldehydes & Ketones

Total MCQs: 4

·         Carboxylic Acid

Total MCQs: 4

·         Amino Acids

Total MCQs: 2

·         Macromolecules

Total MCQs: 3

·         Environmental chemistry

Total MCQs: 2

MDCAT Biology Syllabus:

Biology portion of MDCAT covers the major portion of exam. The topic it covers include:

·         10 questions from Cell Biology

·         10 questions from Biological Molecules

·         7 MCQs from Microbiology

·         2 questions from Kingdom Animalia

·         Total 37 questions from Human Physiology

·         6 MCQs from Bioenergetics

·         5 questions from Biotechnology

·         2 MCQs from Ecosystem

·         3 MCQs from Evolution

·         8 questions from Genetics

 

 

 

MDCAT Exam Pattern:

MDCAT is paper based exam which contains four portions. There are total 220 multiple choice questions are asked by students. It is mandatory to answer all of them. The time allowed for the paper is 2 hours and 30 minutes or 150 minutes. Division of each part is as follows:

·         English: 30 MCQs of 150 marks

·         Physics: 44 MCQs of 220 Marks

·         Chemistry: 58 MCQs of 290 marks

·         Biology: 88 MCQs of 440 marks

Each question of the paper carries 5 marks. Kindly don’t attempt the question if you are not sure about its answer as each wrong attempt will result into the cutting of one mark from the whole. There is no negative or positive marking for unattempted question.

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