Rawal Institute of Health Sciences - RIHS RAWAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Admission Eligibility


Eligibility Criteria:

Following criteria will be followed as mutatis mutandis which makes eligible all applicants for admission in accordance with PMC Admission Regulations 2020-2021:-

  • 60% marks in MDCAT exam.
  • 65% marks or more in F.Sc or equivalent exam.

MDCAT Requirements:

All applicants who want to apply for admission shall mandatorily be required to have passed the MDCAT examination. The passing marks for the MDCAT examination shall be 60%.

Weightage Criteria:

In order to prepare the merit list following weightage criteria will be adopted:-

  • F.Sc (Pre Medical) or equivalent 30%
  • MDCAT Marks 50%
  • Interview to be conducted by RIHS 20%


  • Foreign national/dual national/overseas (being a Pakistani citizen permanently resident in a foreign country) Pakistani student and who has studied and passed HSSC 12th grade examination or equivalent from outside Pakistan and is a resident of a foreign country at the time of applying for admission and possess a certificate from the institute last attended to this effect having completed last two years of schooling from abroad.
  • Minimum percent (65%) marks in aggregate in, an examination of course from a foreign university or examination body or its education system in at least three science subjects i.e. biology, chemistry and either physics or mathematics and such course must have been duly certified by the inter boards committee of chairman (IBCC) as equivalent to HSSC or F.Sc or intermediate level of Pakistan.
  • Equivalence by IBCC (in case of foreign qualification).
  • Foreign students have acquired 60% in the MDCAT exam OR more than 60% in each of the SAT-II subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Maths.
  • Weightage to calculate the total marks of SAT-II is Biology 40%, Chemistry 35% and Physic/Math 25%. (Only for Session 2020-2021).

Eligibility Criteria for DPT

  • Minimum 60% marks in higher secondary school certificate or FSC Pre-Medical or equilent examination having minimum 12 year of education.
  • Minimum 50% marks in Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) Entry Test.
  • SZABMU entry test will be exempted for students appeared in MDCAT.