Aga Khan University is a private international university, offering a wide range of programs in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies in Pakistan, the United Kingdom, and East Africa. The University offers undergraduate and graduate level courses in the fields of medicine, nursing and teacher education as part of formal degrees, as well as several advanced diploma, certificate and short courses. In addition, AKU's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations offers a graduate program and short courses to strengthen research and teaching about the heritage of Muslim societies.
AKU Admission Criteria
MCAT AKU Entrytest for Admission in Aga Khan Medical College
Entry Test is compulsory for all candidates seeking admission in Aga Khan Medical College. Here you can find all about MCAT AKU.
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The AKU Medical College offers a five-year undergraduate program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS.
Admission Criteria and Merit
At AKU, merit-based, transparent admissions process and generous financial assistance ensure that a diversity of high caliber students are able to attend AKU.
While AKU don’t discriminate on faith, gender or national origin, It is selective in the students it accepts. AKU admission process varies by academic program, but some common criteria include:
- Fluency in the English language
- Prior transcripts and performance
- Proficiency in subject matter
- Critical reasoning skills
- Attitude and availability
AKU select student for its programs, on the basis of Entrytest - AKU admission test along with some other criteria.
Scheduling for MCAT AKU
AGA Khan Medical College normally announces the admissions in the month of January or February. The entrytest is sheduled in the month of February or March. You must plan to start preparing MCAT AKU early in December.
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Registering MCAT AKU
Information on admissions and application material may be downloaded from the AKU web-site www.aku.edu or procured from specified branches of Soneri Bank in Pakistan.
Submitting an Application
An application for admission must be submitted on the prescribed application form. Candidates are required to write their name on the application form as stated on their Secondary School Certificate. The application must only include the following:>/p>
- Attested copies of mark sheets/transcripts as applicable
- The Admit card
The non-refundable application fee for candidates applying from Pakistan is about Rs. 5000. and for applicants who will be overseas during the admission process it is about US$ 200. This is payable by a bank draft in favour of Aga Khan University, or by cash if the application is delivered by hand. Money orders, postal orders and personal cheques are not acceptable. Applicants are strongly advised not to send cash by post.
Score and Reporting
A score of 80% in the test is quite competitive. If your previous academic performance is above 80% than this score will make your admission possible.
No separate result of test score is mailed to the test taker. A merit list of successful candidates is displayed at a scheduled date.
At the Test Center
You MUST present your admit card to be admitted to the test center.
No testing aids are permitted during the test session or during breaks, and there is limited space for you to store your personal belongings. Testing aids include but are not limited to the following:
- Telephones, cellular (mobile) phones, or other communication devices
- Notes, Scratch paper
- Calculators or watch calculators, Watches, stop watches, or watch alarms
- Personal data assistants (PDAs)
- Beepers or pagers, Photographic devices, Stereos or radios, Any other electronic devices that could aid testing
- Books or pamphlets, Dictionaries, translators, or thesauri, Pens or any other writing utensils
- Rulers or any other measuring devices