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NUMS ENTRY TEST – 2021
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Structure, weightage & difficulty levels
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) endeavours to set supreme
bench mark for the NUMS Entry Test for admission to its Constituent, Affiliated and all
Military (Armed Forces) Administered Medical and Dental Colleges. To afford level
playing field to all the aspiring candidates, the minimum criteria for the syllabus is the
“must know knowledge”, based on the common topics approved by various curriculum
regulatory authorities in Pakistan. At the same time, being highly competitive
examination, the candidates are advised to have a broad based study and not restrict
themselves to limited syllabi only.
Whereas the subject contents are quality assured through diverse and
experienced faculty, the psychological test component of NUMS Entry Test evaluates a
candidate from the perspective of aptitude and mental robustness to face the highly
challenging medical studies.
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1. NUMS Entry Test shall comprise of two components
Subject Based Question Paper comprising of 150 Multiple Choice Questions
(MCQs) with stipulated time of 150 minutes. This part of the test shall have the
following breakdown :-
40% (60 MCQs)
25% (38 MCQs)
25% (37 MCQs)
10% (15 MCQs)
The Psychological Test comprising of 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with
stipulated time of 30 minutes.
2. Merit shall be based on Subject Based Question Paper.
3. However, Qualifying The