Admission Requirements for DPT

Admission in Foundation University College of Physical Therapy (FUCP) is open to all students irrespective of sex, religion, color, creed, class and domicile who are academically qualified for admission to the courses of study offered by the college.

The admission is offered strictly on the basis of merit determined by the university as per the admission criteria.

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 Admission Criteria

  • FSC (Pre-Medical, 70% minimum marks)
  • IBCC Equivalence for foreign education system (A-Level/12th Grade) with minimim 70% marks
  • Incomplete/late applications will not be considered
  • Verified Hafiz-e-Quran shall get credit according the Government Admission policy.
  • The decision of the Admission Committee is irrevocable and final. The authorities are not bound to explain the reasons for their decisions to the applicants, their parents or guardian.

Prerequisites for Pakistani Candidates:-

F.Sc (Pre-Medical Group/A Level/Equivalent) securing at least 70% (unadjusted) marks.

Prerequisites for Overseas Candidates

  • 8 x candidates to be admitted in expatriate/foreigner category

Who can Apply:

  • Foreigners and Pakistanis having dual nationality / resident status of a foreign country.
  • Pakistani students who studies abroad for and have passed pre-medical F.Sc / HSSC/Intermediate with minimum 70% marks.
  • Candidates who do not have the complete result (Part I & Part II) of Fsc/A Level are not required to apply. Result of Fsc/A Level of year 2020 may be used.

 Eligibility for admission on foreign /expatriate seats is as follow:-

  • Foreigners and Pakistani National who have passed examination equivalent to F.Sc from a foreign university/examination body / education system with three science subjects out of which Biology and Chemistry are essential subjects with 70% marks in aggregate as certified by IBCC, Islamabad.
  • IBCC equivalence certificate (Photocopy) must be attached with the application form. In case if the equivalence certification is not submitted before the commencement of the classes, the admission of the student/applicant will be considered cancelled.

Distribution of Seats

The students will be selected on merit basis in the following categories:-

S# Merit Seats
1 Open Merit 30 (15 x seats each for Male and Female students)
2 Foreign/Expatriate 08
3 Retired Armed Forces 05
4 Serving Armed Forces 05
5 Wards of Shuhda/War Wounded (nominated by GHQ) 02
  Total 50

Determining the Merit

Following weightage will be awarded for calculation of merit for admission in FUIRS:-

Degree Programs SSC Marks HSSC Marks Entry Test
DPT 10% 40% 50%

Entry Test Details

Entry Test will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) based containing 50 MCQs of Total 50 Marks. There will be no Negative Marking and applicants will be given a time period of 1 hour to answer 50 MCQs. Following are the Detailed Division of Total MCQs

• Biology: 15

• Physics: 15

• Chemistry: 15

• General Knowledge/English: 05

The final Selection is strictly based on Merit as per of following selection Criteria: 

• F. Sc Marks 40%

• Matric 10%

• Entry Test 50%

Reference Books 

Applicants are advised to use Text Books of F.Sc for the Purpose of preparation for entry test.

Sample MCQs:

Following are some Sample MCQs for Entry Test Exam.


1. Which bacteria can rarely have flagella

A. Spirilla

B. Diplobaccili

C. Cocci

D. Vibrio

2. Which of the following is not endotherm

A. Bird 

B. Flying insect

C. Amphibian

D. Mammals


1. A stone thrown from the top of a tall building follows a path that is:

A. Circular

B. Hyperbolic

C. Straight line

D. Parabolic

2. Strain can be measured in:

A. N/m2

B. N•m2

C. N/m

D. None of theses its unit less


1. Units of gas constant R in SI system is:

A. 0.0821 dm3 atm k–1 mol–1

B. 82.1 cm3 atm k–1

C. 8.31 Nm k–1 mol–1

D. 1.987 cal k–1 mol–1

2. Boiling point is low for liquid with

A. High vapour pressure at given temperature

B. Low vapour pressure at a given temperature

C. Very high vapour pressure

D. Very low vapour pressure 


1. Choose the correct synonym of Acquiesce

A. Dissent

B. Assent

C. Oppose

D. Disagree


1. Pakistan’s national animal is

A. Lion

B. Markhore 

C. Rabbit 

D. None of these 

Scheme of Studies for 5 Years Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)