Admissions MBBS BDS Self Finance Scheme HEC 2021

Admissions MBBS BDS Self Finance Scheme HEC 2021
  • Organization: Higher Education Commission Islamabad
  • Testing Organization: Higher Education Commission Islamabad
  • Announcement Date: Wed 30 December, 2020
  • Last Date: Mon 18 January, 2021

Introduction Admissions MBBS BDS Self Finance Scheme HEC 2021

????The Self-Finance Scheme aims to assist foreign students and dual-nationality holders with educational aspirations in Pakistan. Originally a project of the Economic Affairs Division, the Scheme was transferred to the Higher Education Commission in 2006, and assures a limited number of seats in the disciplines of medicine (MBBS), dentistry (BDS), pharmacy (Pharm-D) and undergraduate engineering (B.Sc Engineering). This program is open to Dual National Pakistanis and Foreign citizens with an HSSC or equivalent degree.

Objectives

  • To encourage expatriate Pakistanis to stay connected with their mother country, and foreign nationals to learn about Pakistani culture and society
  • To encourage knowledge-sharing with friendly, fellow developing countries
  • To improve relationships with the international community

Eligibility Criteria Admission Of Foreign & Dual Nationality Holder Pakistani Students Under Self-Finance Scheme

  • MBBS & BDS:
    • Students must have physically studied and passed F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) / HSSC / A-Level/ 12th Grade examination or equivalent outside Pakistan.
    • Must have secured 65% marks or more in F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) / HSSC/ A Level / 12th Grade examination or equivalent as per equivalence certificate issued by Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) and must have passed at least three (03) compulsory subjects i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics OR Mathematics.
    • Must have passed MDCAT with at least 60 % marks or alternatively acquired 60% or more marks in each of the three SAT-II subject i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics
    • In order to qualify for admission for the 2021 Session ONLY, SAT II results can be used instead of the MDCAT by students who have completed their HSSC programs from outside Pakistan, and where weightage of different subjects results in SAT II would be taken into consideration as follows:
      • Biology: 40%
      • Chemistry: 35%
      • Physics/Maths: 25%

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SAT I has not been conducted universally in 2020. Therefore, English shall be an exempted subject to those students who have completed their HSSC/High School program from an institution/country where the medium of teaching is English.

  • Pharm.D:
    • Minimum 60% marks in HSSC or its equivalent qualification (in the form of equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) in at least three compulsory subjects of Biology, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics.
  • Engineering:
    • Minimum 60% marks in HSSC or its equivalent qualification (in the form of equivalence certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) in at least three compulsory subjects of English, Chemistry and Physics / Mathematics.

The applicant must have a valid TOEFL score of 500 or IELTS score of 5.5. However, language proficiency test results need not be submitted for students whose medium of instruction at the higher secondary level was English.

Important Note to Students:

Please note that Pakistani dual nationals with a domicile of Punjab are not eligible for MBBS / BDS under this scheme. They may instead apply for the open-merit seats designated to dual national Pakistanis and Overseas Pakistanis with a registered domicile of Punjab. However for Engineering and Pharm-D admissions there is no restriction of domicile.

How to Apply Admissions MBBS BDS Self Finance Scheme HEC 2021

Applications are invited for admission of foreigners and dual nationality holders of Pakistan in the disciplines of MBBS, BDS, BSc (Engineering) and Pharm-D at the following link:

https://eportal.hec.gov.pk/

Procedure for online application:

  • Create your profile online by visiting the above link and upload all the scanned copies of original documents
  • After creating your online profile, go to Academics link in the LEFT Pane
  • After clicking Academics, click on Admission of Foreign students under Self Finance Scheme and continue at the right side of pane and then click on application form
  • Fill all the fields coming on the right pane
  • When the student is confirmed that he / she has filled all the fields he would click of the submit button at the bottom right pane.
  • After clicking the submit button, the application status would show "Submitted" in the DASHBOARD.

NOTES:

Only "Online Submitted" application forms will be processed by the system for merit list generation. "Saved" applications will not be considered at any stage of the admission process.

Applications, once submitted, cannot be changed by the applicants. Candidates are therefore advised to be careful while filling the application form.

Terms & Conditions Admissions MBBS BDS Self Finance Scheme HEC 2021

1. Selection of the students against MBBS and BDS seats allocated to foreign students and dual nationality holders of Pakistan will be made purely on merit, to be determined by Higher Education Commission Islamabad, as per following formula:

  • HSSC / Equivalent (50%)
  • SAT-II / MDCAT (50%)

Merit for BSc (Engineering) and Pharm-D is 100% in HSSC or equivalent qualification in the form of equivalence certificate issued by Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) Pakistan.

2. If the applicant has applied and has been selected for multiple programs (MBBS, BDS and D. pharmacy), selecting a college for any one (01) program will automatically lose his seat for all other programs.

3. If the applicant has applied and selected for multiple Universities / Colleges in respective discipline, the student has the options either to accept the offer or wait for next merit list.

4. If the applicant accepts the offer by selecting the University / College of choice and has been issued HEC’s recommendation letter, student name would be removed from all subsequent merit list of all other Universities / Colleges and all the schemes in which he/she has applied i.e MBBS / BDS, Pharm-D or BSc Engineering. No request for reconsideration in the subsequent merit lists would be entertained.

5. If the student does not accept the offer or respond within due date, name of the student will be removed from all selected Universities / Colleges, however, name will remain in Universities / Colleges where he/she is in Waiting List for next merit list

6. Foreign students admitted under this Scheme will pay the tuition fee and other dues directly to the institution concerned at the rate prescribed by the institution without any relaxation.

7. The documents received through postal mail will be considered only if its original copies are received / checked subsequently within due date.

8. Option/preference for admission in the Colleges/Universities given in the application form shall be final and will not be changed.

9. After admission under this Scheme, migration from one University / College to another University/College shall not be allowed.

10. After admission, the applicant will not be allowed to change their discipline and to claim exemption of tuition fee and other dues.

11. Students who do not fulfill the requisite criteria need not apply. Ineligible students even if admitted are liable to expulsion at any stage and the Higher Education Commission will not accept any liability whatsoever in this regard.

*The above rules shall be applicable to all foreign students and dual nationality holders of Pakistan admitted under Self Finance Scheme.

The following documents will be required after provisional selection:

  1. Two printed copies of HEC online application form
  2. Two copies of Certificates / Marks Sheet of HSSC / equivalent examination attested / verified by IBCC.
  3. Two Copies of Equivalence Certificate from Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) Islamabad where applicable
  4. Two Recent Photographs.
  5. Two copies of foreign passport
  6. Two copies of Proof of Pakistani Origin i.e. Pakistani Passport / National Identity Card / NICOP / Registration Form etc. (if applicable).
  7. Two copies of domicile certificate in case of dual national Pakistanis
  8. Two Copies of Result of SAT-II or MDCAT.
  9. A valid TOEFL score of 500 or IELTS score of 5.5 for students whose medium of instruction at the higher secondary level was not English.

DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS FOR ADMISSION UNDER SFS (2021)

MBBS, BDS, PHARM-D & BSc ENGINEERING

MBBS:

S # Name of College/University Seats distribution Total
1. Dow Medical College, Karachi. 16 16
2. Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences, Jamshoro. 05 05
3. Chandka Medical College, Larkana. 08 for any country + 02 for Mauritius Students 10
4. Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women, Shaheed Benazirabad, Nawabshah. 04 04
5. Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad. 08 08
6. Khyber Medical College, Peshawar. 07 07
7. Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar. 04 04
8. Saidu Medical College, Swat 02 02
9. Gomal Medical College, D.I. Khan 02 02
10. Bacha Khan Medical College, Mardan 03 03
11. Banu Medical College, Bannu 02 02
12. Nowshera Medical College, Nowhsera 07 07
13. Gajju Khan Medical College, Swabi 04 04
14.

Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences, Quetta

(UEDP/Self Finance - Foreign National/Overseas Pakistani Citizen)

The number of seats for Foreigners/Dual Nationals of Pakistan may be less than 06, for which University has been asked to provide bifurcation.

06 06
Grand Total: 80 seats


In addition to the above, additional 12 MBBS/BDS seats have been reserved for Afghan Nationals by Medical/Dental Colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

BDS

S # Name of College/University Seats Distribution Total
1.

Liaquat Medical College, Jamshoro

(Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro).

03 03
2. Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar. 03 03
3. Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad 01 01
4.

Bolan University of Medical and Health Sciences, Quetta

(UEDP/Self Finance - Foreign National/Overseas Pakistani Citizen)

There may be no seat for Foreigners/Dual Nationals of Pakistan in case if it is reserved for overseas students, for which University has been asked to provide bifurcation.

01 01
Grand Total: 08

PHARM-D

S # Name of College/University Number of seats Rate of tuition fee per annum per student
1. University of Punjab, Lahore 12 12
2. Bahaudddin Zakriya University, Multan. 12 12
3. University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

25 Morning

10 Evening +

02 Thai Muslim Candidates

37
4. University of Karachi, Karachi 20 20
5. Gomal University, D.I. Khan 05 05
6. University of Balochistan, Quetta 06 06
7. University of Peshawar, Peshawar. 02 02
8. University of Sargodha, Sargodha. 06 06
Grand Total: 100

BSc ENGINEERING

S # Name of College/University Seats Distribution Total Seats
1. University of Engg. & Tech., Peshawar.

Civil Engg. =04

Elect. Engg. =03

Mech. Engg =03

10
2. NED University of Engg. & Tech., Karachi. 10 10
3. Mehran University of Engg. & Tech., Jamshoro. 05 (Open seats offered in all disciplines) 05
4. University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore

10 Electrical

10 Mechanical

10 Civil

20 in other disciplines (maximum 5 of other disciplines)

50 Seats

5. Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.

Electrical=01

Civil=01

Mechanical=01

Computer =01

Building & Architectural Engg.=01

05
6. University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Chemical= 01

Metallurgy & Materials = 01

Electrical= 01

Industrial Engg.= 01

04
Grand Total: 84


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