JCAT stands for Joint Centralized Admission Test. It was started back in 2016 with the collaboration of three medical institutes: King Edward Medical University Lahore, the University of Health Science Lahore, and Fatima Jinnah University Lahore.

You can apply at King Edward Medical University; therefore, it is also known as Kemu JCAT.

Check Also: JCAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Exam Date

KEMU conducted its last exam on October 8, 2023, Now as the year 2024 will be announced, we will inform our readers.


The Joint Centralized Admission Test is for induction in the Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) programs being offered in various institutions.

As this test is for MS/MD/MDS, its name is the same as that of other medical tests, PMC MDCAT and NUMS MDCAT but they are for MBBS and BDS.

Exam Schedule

KEMU conducts this exam for the first intake in March and the second intake in October / November.


The test is administered twice a year and has a three-year validity period.


Criteria for the Joint Centeral Admission Test are as follows:

  • MBBS/BDS for HEC/PMC-recognized unverity, college, or institute
  • 1-Year House Job
  • PMC Registeration

Passing Criteria

Passing marks on the entry test are 60%.

Exam Center

According to the Kemu official website, the exam is conducted in Lahore and Multan.

Document Requirements

The following documents are required for exams:

  • Passport-size photo
  • CNIC or Passport
  • All Markseet, Degress, and Transcripts
  • PMC registration certificate
  • House job certificate

Exam Fee

The examination fee is approximately 6,000 rupees.

How do I apply for the JCAT exam?

One can apply for a test on the Kemu website.

In general, Click Here.

Admission Notice: Click Here.

JCAT Result Archive Link: Click Here.

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