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The duration of terms and vacation shall be as follows:
1st term …………………………………1st
March to 15th June
As recommended by the Educational Development Committee and academic Council Bolan Medical College, Quetta. The theory paper of University Professional Examination MBBS and BDS courses would be held on 100 % Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) pattern.
Examinations are of two kinds, namely class examination and University examinations.
All examination shall be compulsory for every student of each class. Students failing to obtain 40% marks in the class/terms exams shall not be allowed to appear in the annual professional/promotion examinations, of the 1st year and sent up examination for the university examination to be held near the end of the third term.
80. The students who fail in the annual promotion examination of the 1st year class and sent up examination for the university examination shall be detained and their scholarship will be with held.
University examinations of MBBS course is held as follows as per regulations of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council through University of Balochistan Quetta.
1) 1stl Professional MBBS, Examination, Part-I at the end of First year.
2) 1stl Professional MBBS, Examination, Part-II at the end of Second year.
3) 2nd Professional MBBS, Examination, at the end of 3rd year
4) 3rd Professional MBBS, Examination, at the end of 4th year.
5) Final Professional MBBS, Examination, at the end of 5th year.
There shall be only two professional examinations for each class in the year. There will be no carry over system. Students who fail in any professional examination shall not be promoted to the next higher class until they have cleared all the subjects of their respective professional examination. This is in accordance with the instruction of PMDC.
PROFESSIONAL MBBS EXAMINATIONS
1. First Professional MBBS part-I Examination:
To be held at the end of the 1st year in the
following subjects in Course work completed in
the first year:
2. First professional MBBS part-II Examination:
To be held at the end of the 2nd year in the following subject in Course work completed in the second year:
(a) Anatomy and Histology
(b) Pathology General, Microbiology
The clinical skill in all subjects shall be taught
and evaluated in 3rd year. It should be part of
internal evaluation having proportionate weight
age according to the number of marks allotted
to each subject. The methodology of evaluation
to be developed by each department.
To be held at the end of 4th year in the following subjects.
(a) Community Medicine
Final Professional MBBS Examination:
To be held at the end of the 5th year in the following Subjects:
(a) Medicine including Psychiatry and
(b) Surgery including Orthopeadics and
(c) Obstetrics and Gynecology 400 Marks
(d) Pediatrics including Neonatology
(e) Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) 200 Marks
(f) Ophthalmology 200 Marks
The BDS course normally extends to a period of
4 academic years. A University exam is held at
the end of each academic year. The year wise break
up for teaching the main subjects and conducting
examination will be as follows:-
(a) Anatomy, Neuro- Anatomy and Histology
(d) Pakistan Studies and Islamiat
(a) General and Dental Pharmacology &
(b) General Pathology and Bacteriology
(c) Dental Anatomy and Tooth Morphology
(d) Oral Medicine and Periodontology
Final Professional BDS Examination:
(a) Dental Prosthetic
(c) Orthodontics and Radiology
(d) Oral Surgery and Anesthesia
The percentage of pass marks in each subject
should not be less than 50% that is 50% in theory
and 50% in practical/viva voce. No grace mark
(even one number) should be allowed in any examination
as prescribed by the Pakistan Medical & Dental
The Principal has the discretion to refuse permission to any student to appear in any University Examination if in his opinion the student’s work, conduct and character has been unsatisfactory.
Every candidate shall forward his/her application for appearing in the particular Professional Examination through the Principal of the College to the Controller of Examination by the date fixed by the University with the necessary fees.
Any student found having recourse to unfair means will be expelled from the Examination hall & necessary disciplinary action will be taken against him/her.
Late comers shall not be admitted to the Examination Hall.
A candidate who fails to pass in First Annual Examination will be admitted to the supplementary examination on payment of fresh examination fee on each occasion.
The University of Balochistan has the power
to exclude any candidate from the examination
if it is satisfied that such candidate is not
a fit person to-be allowed to appear in the examination.