Shifa College of Dentistry

Admissions Open for BDS Session: 2020-21

How to Apply?

Interested candidates whose name have appeared in the PMC Merit list for Shifa College of Medicine should apply through UNIVERSITY ONLINE ADMISSION PORTAL

Interview Structure for MBBS & BDS Admissions Session: 2020-2021

According to PMC Admission Regulations (amended) 2020

Interview Structure for MBBS / BDS – Admission Session 2020-2021

Interviews with the faculty of the College is part of the evaluation for selection. The marks obtained in the interview will carry a 20% weightage in overall score for preparation of merit list.

Multiple Mini Interviews:

The College will conduct MMIs as a part of its admission process. These will consist of multiple interactive stations, one or more than one interviewer at each station. The stations will focus on the following domains: ethical decision making, communication skills and knowledge of healthcare system.  The candidates might have to perform one or multiple manual dexterity skills as part of interview process for BDS selection, given the nature of program. The final eligibility for admission will be decided by the admission authority based on the performance of the candidate in all areas of assessment.

If an interviewer observes any psychiatric issue or special need for daily living / functioning in any candidate during the interview, the candidate shall be referred to Medical Board for further evaluation. And the final decision will be taken by the Dean/Principal of SCD after reviewing the decision of the Medical board.

Note: Depending upon the prevailing situation, few components may be conducted online.

Psychiatric/Psychological & Physical Health Assessment:

Due to particular nature and demands of the profession, a candidate seeking admission should possess adequate mental and physical health to be able to obtain medical or dental education as prescribed and sustain its rigors and should be able to practice medicine or dentistry after he/she has qualified and registered as medical or dental practitioner.

Psychiatric / Psychological & Physical Health assessment is a mandatory part of the admission process. Based on the performance of the candidate and the final decision of the committee, the college has the right to refuse admission if he/she is found unfit for this profession. And the same information will be shared with the Pakistan Medical Commission.

If the candidate is suffering from a known psychiatric disorder/psychological problem, it is mandatory to inform the college authorities along with details of treatment. If he/she is taking any psychiatric medicines then a documented evidence/medical certificate by the treating physician should be produced at the time of interview.

If the student is found taking any recreational drug/substance of abuse at the time of admission or during his stay in the college, he can be subjected to random drug screen/urine examination and a strict disciplinary action may be taken in this regard which can result in his/her expulsion from the college.

Note: Detailed information will be shared directly with the selected candidates.

Fee Structure First year BDS 
(Session: 2020-2021) 
For Local Students 
Fixed Fee & Charges Ist Year 2nd year 3rd Year 4th Year Total for Program
Tuition Fee 1100000 1199000 1307000 1424500 5030500
Total Fixed Annual charges 193,000 60,000 110,000 150,000 513,000
Total Fixed Fee per annum 1,293,000 1,259,000 1,417,000 1,574,500 5,543,500
For Overseas Students     
Fixed Fee & Charges Ist Year 2nd year 3rd Year 4th Year Total for Program
Tuition Fee $18,000  $              18,000  $              18,000  $              18,000 $72,000
Total Fixed Annual charges (Rupees) 243,000 60,000 110,000 150,000 563,000
For Foreign Students     
Fixed Fee & Charges Ist Year 2nd year 3rd Year 4th Year Total for Program
Tuition Fee $20,000  $              20,000  $              20,000  $              20,000 $80,000
Total Fixed Annual charges (Rupees) 243,000 60,000 110,000 150,000 563,000
Optional Fee & Charges (for year 1) Amount        
Hostel Charges / Month 35,000        
Mess-Food Charges /Month 10,000        
Transport Charges / Month NIL        
Health Insurance /Annum 10,000        
Admission Schedule

Applicants aspiring to join the medical studies at Shifa are advised to read the eligibility for application carefully mentioned in Admission Regulations (Amended) 2020-2021” and apply early without waiting for the last date. 

Important Dates

Last date for online registration on PMC website

19th January 2021

Display of First Merit List

24th January 2021


To register for online application please CLICK HERE.

Eligibility Criteria

In accordance with “Admission Regulations (Amended) 2020-2021” of Pakistan Medical Commission, the basic eligibility criteria for admissions are as follows:

  • Minimum sixty five percent (65%) marks, in F.Sc (Pre-medical)/ Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) or A-Level equivalent duly certified by the Inter-Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC).
  • Minimum 60% (120/200) marks in National MDCAT 2020 or SAT-II (SAT-II for foreign students only)
  • In case of SAT-II, 60% or above in each subject
Prospectus for the year 2020-2021 will be uploaded soon.