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  • MDCAT Total marks will be 200
  • No Negative marking
  • The syllabus will be the same for all provinces
  • You can apply to 150 Medical colleges, the base of this test
  • PMDC Will Approve this syllabus.
  • Minimum marks in fsc are 70%
  • Aspirant secure minimum 60% Marks in MDCAT.
  • Eligibility criteria for admission are a minimum of 60% aggregate marks

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MDCAT Biology Syllabus

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Syllabus of  PMC MDCAT 2021 Biology

  1. The Cel
  2. Biological Molecule
  3. Chromosomes and DNA
  4. Cell Division
  5. Variety of Life
  6. Bioenergetics
  7. Gas Exchange
  8. Transport in Plants
  9. Transport in Human
  10. Immunity
  11. Homeostasis
  12. Muscles and Movement
  13. Communication
  14. Reproduction
  15. Genetics
  16. Biotechnology
  17. Evolution

1.The Cell

  • Light and Electron Microscope (Magnification and Resolution)
  • Structure of Typical Animal and Plant Cell
  • Fluid Mosaic Model of Cell Membrane
  • Transport of Material across the Cell Membrane: Active transport, Passive transport, Endocytosis and Exocytosis
  • Eukaryotic Cell Structures: Endoplasmic reticulum (RER & SER), Ribosomes, Golgi apparatus, Lysosomes,
  • Vacuoles, Centrioles & Microtubules, Mitochondria, Chloroplast and Nucleus (nuclear membrane, nucleolus and chromosomes)
  • Prokaryotic Cell & Eukaryotic cell

2.Biological Molecules

  • Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and Polysaccharides (Starch, Glycogen & Cellulose)
  • Lipids: Triglycerides, Phospholipids and their functions.
  • Proteins: Amino Acids & Peptide bond formation, Structures of Proteins (primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures) and Globular & Fibrous Proteins
  • Nucleic acids: DNA, RNA and Types of RNA
  • Water: Heat of vaporization, Specific Heat Capacity and Solvent Action
  • Enzyme: Definition, Characteristics of, Mechanism of Enzyme Action Enzymes (Lock & key model and Induced fit model), Factors affecting the rate of Enzyme Action, Inhibitors

3.Chromosomes and DNA

  • Chromosome: Nucleosome, DNA, Histone Proteins, Chromatids, Centromere and Telomeres
  • Gene as a Basic Unit of Genetic Information
  • DNA Replication: Hypothesis of DNA Replication, Meselson & Stahl’s experiment and Replication
  • Transcription
  • Genetic Code
  • Translation

4.Cell Division

  • Cell Cycle: Interphase (G1, S and G2 phases), Mitotic phase and Cytokinesis
  • Mtosis: Process of Mitosis, Significance of Mitosis
  • Meiosis: Process of Meiosis and Significance of Meiosis

5.Variety of Life

  • Kingdoms: Protoctista, Fungi, Plantae and Animalia
  • Viruses: Structure of Viruses
  • AIDS: Causative Agent, Modes of Transmission and Prevention & Control

6.Bioenergetics

  • Photosynthetic Pigments (Chlorophylls and Carotenoids)
  • Absorption and Action Spectra
  • Light-Dependent Reactions (cyclic and non-cyclic phosphorylation) and Light-Independent Reactions (Calvin cycle).
  • Cellular Respiration: Glycolysis, Link reaction / Pyruvic Oxidation, Kreb’s Cycle (with reference to the production of NADH, FADH, and ATP) and ETC
  • Anaerobic Respiration and its Types (Alcoholic and Lactic Acid Fermentation).

7.Gas Exchange

  • Anatomy of the Human Respiratory System.
  • Transport of Respiratory Gases: O2 & CO2 and Role of Haemoglobin as Respiratory Pigment.
  • Respiratory Disorders: Tuberculosis, Emphysema, and Lung Cancer

8.Transport in Plants

  • Transport of Water and Minerals: Apoplast & Symplast Pathway and Cohesion, Transpiration Pull / Tension & Adhesion
  • Transpiration, Factors affecting it and opening and closing of Stomata.
  • Translocation according to Pressure Flow Theory
  • Xerophytes

9.Transport in Human

  • Heart: Structure of heart, Cardiac Cycle, Control of Heart Beat, ECG and Blood Pressure
  • Blood Vessels: Arteries, Veins and Capillaries
  • Blood: Plasma and Blood Cells (RBCs, WBCs and platelets).
  • Lymphatic System

10 Immunity

  • Immune System and its Components
  • Types of Immunity
  • Vaccination

11 Homeostasis

  • Homeostasis
  • Thermoregulation in Mammals
  • Human Urinary System

12 Muscles and Movement

  • Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
  • Mechanism of Skeletal Muscle Contraction
  • Sarcomere, Ultrastructure of Myofilaments, Sliding Filament, Control of Actin-Myosin Interaction
  • Use of Energy for Muscle Contraction

13 Communication & Control

  • Nervous Coordination in Mammals
  • Neurons: Sensory, Intermediate/relay and motor neurons
  • Reflex arc / Reflex action
  • Nerve impulse
  • Synapse
  • Hormones: Definition & Types of Hormones, Hormones of Islets of Langerhans (Insulin & Glucagon) and Role of ADH in
  • Plants Hormones: Auxins, Gibberellins and Abscisic Acid

14 Reproduction

  • Gametogenesis: Spermatogenesis and Oogenesis
  • Hormonal control of Human Menstrual Cycle (FSH, LH, estrogen and progesterone)

15 Genetics

  • Basics of Genetics: Gene, Locus, Allele, Gene Pool, Phenotype, Genotype, Homozygous, Heterozygous, Dominant Allele, Recessive Allele, Complete Dominance, Codominance, Linkage, F1 & F2 Generations, Mutation and Multiple
  • Gene Linkage: Crossing over and Recombination Frequency / Cross Over Value
  • Continuous and Discontinuous Variations
  • Punnet square, Test cross, and Monohybrid & Dihybrid Crosses
  • Gene Linkage and Sex Linkage in Human (Haemophilia and Colour Blindness)

16 Biotechnology

  • Recombinant DNA Technology / Genetic Engineering: Principles of Recombinant DNA Technology and its Application, PCR & Gel Electrophoresis and DNA Analysis / Finger Printing
  • Gene Therapy
  • Transgenic Organisms (Bacteria, Plants, and Animals)

17 Evolution

  • Theory of natural selection
  • Hardy-Weinberg theorem and factors affecting gene/allele frequency

CHEMISTRY MDCAT

Physical Chemistry

  1. Fundamental Concepts
  2. States of Matter
  3. Atomic Structure
  4. Chemical Bonding
  5. Chemical Energetics
  6. Electrochemistry
  7. Chemical Equilibrium
  8. Reaction Kinetics

Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Periods
  2. Groups
  3. Transition Elements
  4. Compounds of Nitrogen and Sulphur

Organic Chemistry

  1. Fundamental Principles
  2. Hydrocarbons
  3. Alkyl Halides (Haloalkanes)
  4. Alcohols and Phenols
  5. Aldehydes and Ketones
  6. Carboxylic Acids
  7. Amino Acids
  8. Macromolecules
  9. Environmental Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS

  • Relative masses
  • Isotopes
  • Mole
  • Avogadro’s number
  • Empirical and Molecular formulae
  • Stoichiometric Calculations
  • Concentration units of solutions
    i. Percentage composition
    ii. Molarity
    iii. Mole fraction

STATES OF MATTER

  • Gaseous state
  • General Gas Equation (PV=n RT).
  • Liquid state:
    i. Evaporation
    ii. Vapor pressure
    iii. Boiling
    iv. Structure of ice
  • The lattice structure of a crystalline solid

ATOMIC STRUCTURE

  • Proton, Neutron, and Electron
  • Distribution of Mass and charges
  • Deduce the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons from given proton number and nucleon number
  • Shape of s, p and d- Orbitals
  • Electronic configuration
  • Ionization energy
  • Electron affinity

4.CHEMICAL BONDING

  • Ionic (Electrovalent) bond
  • Use the “dot and cross” model for:
    i. Covalent bonding
    ii. Co-ordinate (dative covalent) bonding
  • Shapes and Bond Angles of molecules
  • Covalent Bonding.
  • Bond Energy, Bond length and bond Polarity (Electronegativity difference)
  • Intermolecular Forces (especially Hydrogen Bonding)
  • Interpret and Predict the effect of different types of bonding on physical properties of substances.

5. CHEMICAL ENERGETICS

  • Concept of Energy changes during Chemical reactions
  • Use the terms:
    i. Enthalpy change of reaction
    ii. Bond energy
  • Numerical Magnitude of Lattice Energy
  • Hess’s law to construct simple energy cycles.

6. ELECTROCHEMISTRY

  • Redox processes
  • Oxidation numbers of Elements.
  • Balancing chemical equations by redox method
  • Standard electrode (redox) Potential
  • Standard Hydrogen Electrode
  • Methods used to measure the standard Electrode potentials of metals
  • Standard Cell Potential
  • Electrode Potential.
  • Construct Redox equations
  • Advantages of Developing the H2/O2 fuel cell

7. CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM

  • Rates of forwarding and reverse Reactions and Dynamic Equilibrium
  • Le- Chatelier’s Principle.
  • Deduce an expression for Equilibrium constant
  • Calculate the values of Equilibrium constants
  • Calculate the equilibrium quantities
  • Conditions used in the Haber process.
  • Qualitatively the differences in the behavior of strong/weak acids and bases
  • Terms: pH, Ka, pKa, Ka, pKb, Kw, and Ksp.
  • [H+ (aq)], [OH- (aq)], pH and pOH values for strong and weak acids and bases.

8.REACTION KINETICS/ CHEMICAL KINETICS

  • Rate of Reaction, Activation Energy, Catalysis, Rate Equation, Order of Reaction, Rate Constant
  • Collisions
  • Enzymes as Biological Catalysts
  • Construct and use rate equations with special emphasis on
    i. Zero-order reaction
    ii. 1st order reaction
    iii. 2nd order reaction
  • The half-life of a first-order Reaction

1. PERIODS

  • Variation in the Physical properties of Elements Belonging to period 2 and period 3:
    a. Atomic Radius
    b. Ionic Radius
    c. Melting Point
    d. Boiling Point
    e. Ionization Energy
    f. Electronegativity
    g. Electron Affinity
    h. Electrical Conductivity
    i. Oxidation States
    j. Hydration Energy
    • Periodic Relationship in Binary compounds:
    a. Halides (especially chlorides)
    b. Oxides

GROUPS

  • The variation in the properties of group II and VII Elements:
    a. Reactions of group II elements.
    b. Thermal decomposition and solubility of compounds of group II elements
    c. Properties of Halogens and their compounds
    d. Reaction of Chlorine
    e. Comparison of Oxidizing power of halogens

4. COMPOUNDS OF NITROGEN AND SULPHUR COURSE CONTENT

  • Nitrogenous fertilizers.
  • Presence of Sulphur Dioxide in atmosphere
  • Manufacturing of Sulphuric Acid.
  • Sulphuric acid as Dehydrating agent and Oxidizing agent.

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1. FUNDAMENTAL L PRINCIPLES: COURSE CONTENT

  • The Organic compounds.
  • Alkanes and Alkenes of lower masses.
  • Nucleophiles, electrophiles and free radicals
  • Isomerism.
  • Functional group and Nomenclature of organic compounds.

2. HYDROCARBON

Chemistry of Alkanes with emphasis on:

  • Combustion.
  • The Mechanism of free radical Substitution reaction.
  • Chemistry of Alkenes with emphasis on:
  • Preparation of Alkenes:
  • Reaction of Alkenes
  • Chemistry of Benzene
  • Benzene.
  • Electrophilic substitution reactions and the mechanism
  • Hydrogenation of Benzene ring.
  • Sidechain Oxidation of Methyl Benzene (Toluene) and Ethyl Benzene.
  • Benzene ring by 2,4 Directing and 3,5 directing groups

ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

1. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES

  • The Organic compounds.
  • Alkanes and Alkenes of lower masses.
  • Nucleophiles, electrophiles, and free radicals
  • isomerism.
  • Functional group and Nomenclature of organic compounds.

3. ALKYL HALIDES (HALOGENOALKANES) COURSE CONTENT

  • Importance of Halogenoalkanes.
  • The reaction of Alkyl Halides:
  • Nucleophilic substitution reactions and mechanisms

4. ALCOHOLS AND PHENOLS: COURSE CONTENT
Alcohols with reference to:

  • Alcohols: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary.
  • Preparation of Ethanol
  • Reactions of Alcohols

Phenols

  • Reactions of Phenol
  • Acidity of Water, ethanol and phenol

5. ALDEHYDES AND KETONES

  • Structure of Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Preparation of Aldehydes and Ketones.
  • Reactions of Aldehydes and Ketones:
  • A nucleophilic addition reaction mechanism

6. CARBOXYLIC ACID

  • Physical properties of carboxylic acids.
  • Reactions of carboxylic acids
  • Relative Acidic strength.

7. AMINO ACIDS

  • General Structure of -Amino Acids found in Proteins.
  • Amino Acids on the basis of Nature of R-group.
  • Zwitter Ion
  • Acid-base properties of Amino Acids.
  • Peptide bond formation.

8. MACROMOLECULE

  • Addition polymerization.
  • Condensation polymerization.
  • Structure of Proteins.
  • Structure and function of Nucleic acid (DNA).

9. ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY

  • Air Pollutants.\
  • Chemistry and causes of Acid Rain.
  • Ozone and Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

PHYSICS MDCAT Syllabus

  1. Measurement
  2. Motion and Force
  3. Work, Energy, and Power
  4. Circular Motion
  5. Oscillation
  6. Waves
  7. Light
  8. Heat & Thermodynamics
  9. Electrostatics
  10. Current Electricity
  11. Electromagnetism
  12. Electromagnetic Induction
  13. Deformation of Solids
  14. Electronics
  15. Modern Physics
  16. Nuclear Physics

1. MEASUREMENT

  • Physical quantities, numerical magnitude and a proper unit.
  • International System of Units, SI base units of physical quantities, and their derived units.
  • Prefixes and symbols to indicate decimal, submultiples or multiples of both base and derived units:
  • Errors and uncertainties
  • Systematic error and random error.
  • Fractional uncertainty and percentage uncertainty.
  • Assessment of total uncertainty in the final results (Understanding of total assessment about addition and subtraction, multiplication and division & power factor).

2. MOTION AND FORCE

  • Displacement, Distance, Speed, Velocity and Acceleration.
  • Velocity–Time Graph.
  • Equations of motion.
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion.
  • Momentum and law of conservation of momentum.
  • Force and rate of change of momentum.
  • Impulse and I = F t = mvf mvi
  • Elastic and inelastic collisions
  • Projectile Motion and its applications.
  • Moment of force or torque and use of torque
  • Equilibrium.

3. WORK, ENERGY AND POWER

  • Work in terms of the product of a force and displacement in the direction of the force.
  • Kinetic energy K.E = 12 mv2
  • Potential energy P.E = mgh
  • Inter-conversion of kinetic energy and potential energy in gravitational field.
  • Power in terms of work done per unit time and use power as product of force and
  • W velocity P = t and P = Fv

4. CIRCULAR MOTION

  • Angular motion, angular displacement & angular velocity
  • Centripetal Force and centripetal acceleration  oF = mr2, F
  • Geostationary orbits.
  • Radian

5. OSCILLATIONS

  • Simple harmonic motion
  • Amplitude, Frequency, Angular Frequency, Phase Difference. Express the time period in terms of both frequency and angular frequency.
  • Equations x=xo sinωt, v = v0cosωt, v   xo2  x2 , a = ω2x and its use
  • Motion of simple pendulum and relation.
  • Kinetic energy and potential energy during Simple harmonic motion.
  • Free, Forced and Damped Oscillations
  • Resonance

6. WAVES

  • Progressive waves
  • Transverse and longitudinal waves.
  • Principle of superposition.
  • Stationary waves and wavelength of sound waves in air columns and stretched strings
  • Doppler’s Effect
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum.

7. LIGHT

  • Interference of light waves, constructive and destructive interference.
  • Young’s Double Slit experiment, fringe spacing, dark and bright fringes.
  • Diffraction (basic principle)
  • Diffraction grating

8. HEAT & THERMODYNAMICS

  • Basic postulates of the kinetic theory of gases
  • The pressure exerted by gas and derive the relation PV Nm
  • Equation of state for an ideal gas as PV = nRT
  • PV= Nm
  • v2  and PV = NkT and prove that K.E T for a single molecule.
  • Internal Energy.
  • Specific Heat capacity.

9. ELECTROSTATIC

  • Coulomb’s Law
  • Electric field strength.
  • E V to calculate the field strength.
  • Electric field lines
  • Gravitational force and electric force.
  • Electric potential
  • The capacitance of a capacitor
  • Energy stored in the capacitor

10. CURRENT ELECTRICITY

  • Current
  • Ohm’s Law
  • Series and parallel Combination of resistors
  • Resistance and resistivity
  • Potential difference and e.m.f
  • Power dissipation in resistors.
  • Kirchhoff’s First Law as conservation of charge.
  • Kirchhoff’s Second Law as conservation of energy.
  • Potentiometer

11. ELECTROMAGNETISM

  • Magnetic field
  • Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field
  • Force on a moving charge in a magnetic field
  • The motion of charged particle in uniform electric and magnetic field.
  • e/m for an electron.

12. ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION

  • Magnetic flux
  • Faraday’s Law and Lenz’s Law.
  • Induced e.m.f and factors
  • Alternating current and use V = Vo sint.
  • Transformer and uses of N S VS  IP and practical transformer.
  • NP VP IS
  • Period, frequency, peak value and root mean square value of an alternating current or voltage.

13. DEFORMATION OF SOLIDS

  • Stress, strain and Young’s Modulus.
  • Tensile stress and strain.
  • Hook’s Law.
  • Elastic and plastic deformation of a material.
  • Strain energy.
  • Band Theory, valence band, conduction band and forbidden band.

14. ELECTRONICS

  • Half and Full-wave rectification
  • Single diode for half wave rectification of an alternating current
  • Four diodes for full wave rectification of an alternating current
  • Operational amplifier and its characteristics

15. MODERN PHYSICS

  • Energy of photon E = hf
  • Photoelectric Effect, Threshold Frequency and Work Function Energy.
  • Maximum photoelectric energy is independent of intensity whereas photoelectric current is proportional to intensity
  • Einstein’s Photoelectric equation hf =  + 12 mv2max
  • de Broglie wavelength and use   hp .
  • Discrete energy levels of hydrogen atom and spectral lines.
  • Relation hf = (E2E1)
  • Production of X-rays and features of X-rays tube.

16. NUCLEAR PHYSICS

  • Nucleus, nucleon number, and charge number.
  • Radioactivity and emission of radiation.
  • Activity, Decay constant and relation Activity = N
  • The half-life of radioactive substance and relation 0.693t 1/ 2
  • Nuclear transmutation and conservation of mass, energy, momentum, and charge during nuclear changes.
  • Mass-defect, binding energy and relation E = mc2
  • Nuclear fission and fusion.
  • Hadrons, Leptons, and Quarks.

NMDCAT ENGLISH

The aim of the English section of MDCAT is to measure the applicants’ skills in the English language and to evaluate how prepared they are for undertaking graduate studies in medicine in English. The test applies a common standard to everyone to be able to evaluate the preparation of the applicants from different sectors, regions, and socio-economic backgrounds. The benchmark school education are not included

  • To design the test specifications
  • To design, select, and arrange test task items

Objective Benchmark Contents
Use one or more of the following strategies to determine meaning of key vocabulary:
1.1 contextual clues and illustrations
1.2 background or prior knowledge
1.3 morphology, syntax, phonics, knowledge of word relationships
1.4 knowledge of synonyms,
antonyms, homophones

High and low frequency

  1. Comprehend key vocabulary words from the course
    book or to be selected from similar contexts or the
    contexts the HSSC and CIE
    students may be familiar
    with
  2. Demonstrate control of tenses and sentence structure

2.1 Use correct tenses and sentence structure in writing
2.2 Identify mistakes in the use of tenses and sentence structure in written texts • All the present tenses

  • All the past tenses
  • Four types of sentences
  • Conditionals
  • Types of clauses
  • Fragments

3. Demonstrate 3.1 use correct subject-verb agreement in written texts

3.2 Identify mistakes in the use of subject verb-agreement in written texts
Use the texts
correct use of prescribed/used in HSSC or
subject-verb CIE for selecting test items
agreement as well as determining the
degree of their complexity

4.1 Use appropriate articles and prepositions in different written contexts
4.2 Identify mistakes in the use of articles and prepositions in sentences or short texts
4.3 Select the appropriate article or preposition for a particular
context
The test items to be
4. Demonstrate selected from the correct use of articles and prepositions contexts common to the
texts at HSSC and CIE level

5. Demonstrate

  • 5.1 Use capitalization and punctuation such as semicolons, commas in a series,
    apostrophes in possessives, proper nouns, and abbreviations
  • 5.2 Avoid and identify the following punctuation The test items to be selected from the type of texts written by HSSC and CIE students and from the contexts common to both the streams correct use of  writing conventions of spelling,  capitalization, and punctuation to  clarify the meaning  mistakes in sentences or short written texts:
  • 5.2.1. Run-on sentences
  • 5.2.2. Comma splices
  • 5.2.3. Fragments
  • 5.2.4 Faulty coordination

Vocabulary

  • appalling astounded apparently attached to appraised alas abruptly accentuated anxieties boon bewilderment briskly
  • bead brimming baffling bashful beckoned coveted credentials capacious collided with crudely confront
  • compelled crudely coaxed
  • comprehension curious casually confining crammed confirm cautioned captivated condescended compelled
  • criteria
  • daintily dispensing dispute distract drummed dilapidated disconsolately delicately dank dilapidated disguise definite enchanted encouraged fringed exude eccentric excursion elaborate exasperation expansive exaggeration evaluates fatality flicked flawlessly friction fluttered
  • gingerly glistening glared groggy heap hideous habitat haggard haphazardly harmony haughty havoc hearsay intended in vain
  • illumination invariably irritable insinuated intently industry intolerable imperceptibly
  • judgment judicial K
  • Kindred Knack L
  • likelihood labyrinth
  • menaced mustered mean mass mounting minimum mayhem miniature mumbled meditated moulded
  • menacing nuisance naïve native nauseous negate negligence nemesis neutral niggle opted for on the wrong foot occasionally an operation.

Questions Distribution Subject wise

Here is a Question distribution according to the new rule of PMDC. previous there were 1100 marks and 220 marks in mdcat. Now 200 marks and 200 marks in the mdcat entry test

  • 80 Questions from Biology
  • 50 Question from Chemistry
  • 50 Questions from Physics
  • 20 Questions from English

Each question carries one mark. no negative marking. so you can attempt all 200 questions with confidence. Share this article with your friends. so they can also prepare nmdcat according to the late syllabus.

Minor Changes are in UHS MDCAT 2019 Syllabus, The Kingdom Animalia and Kingdon plante are added to the new syllabus. This syllabus is approved by Pakistan Medical and dental council.

Some best changes in favor of MDCAT Aspirants is to reduce MDCAT Voc words for student’s ease. Download this syllabus from here.

Registration of  NMDCAT

you need the following documents for MDCAT Registration.

  • B-Form is must
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Result card of HSSC
  • Result Card of SSC/Intermediate
  • Latest passport size photo

This is the detailed and to the point article about the PMC MDCAT 2021 syllabus of All Subjects.

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