Taking under consideration the eligibility criteria announced by the Government of Punjab and the controller of the medical and dental examination which is the University of Health Sciences; the eligibility criteria for applying in the MCAT examination in Pakistan is as follows:
- The applicant who is willing to appear in the MCAT examination must have passed the intermediate in the medical subjects that is FSC Pre-Medical from any of the recognized college and must have passed it with 60% or more marks in all the subjects which makes the score at least 660 out of a total 1100 marks in the intermediate. One thing should be noted that these marks should be 60% excluding the additional marks awarded on the basis of Hafiz-e-Quran.
- The applicants who have passed their A-Levels examination under the Cambridge Board UK must also have 60% marks in all the major subjects and such applicants are being liable to submit their equivalence certificate which is being issued by the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) Pakistan.
- The applicants who are having the Domicile of Punjab and federal Capital Area; Islamabad, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the applicants belonging to the province of Gilgit-Baltistan are being eligible to apply in the MCAT examination which is to be held in Punjab and they are also being prescribed to bring their Domicile with themselves as without it they will not be accommodated in the MCAT examination.
- The Pakistanis which have the dual nationality are necessarily required to appear in the SAT II examination before appearing in the MCAT. The applicants are being prescribed to obtain at least minimum 550 marks in the SAT II examination so that they can avail the admission against the seats which are being reserved for them under the Pakistan technical Assistance Program (PTAP) and Self Finance Schemes (SFS).