How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test

How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test

How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test

NUMS ENTRY TEST 2021 (FOR ADMISSIONS IN MBBS/ BDS)

How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) endeavors to set the supreme benchmark for the NUMS Entry Test for admission to its Constituent, Affiliated and all Military (Armed Forces) Administered Medical and Dental Colleges. To afford a 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 a 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 the NUMS Entry Test evaluates a candidate from the perspective of aptitude and mental robustness to face the highly challenging medical studies.

How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test

It is informed that NUMS Entry Test 2021 result will also be valid for admission in the following Undergraduate Programs:

  1. BS Social Science of Health
  2. BS Public Health (BSPH)
  3. BS Psychology
  4. BS Human Nutrition & Dietetics
  5. BS Biological Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Biotechnology

Online Registration for Entry Test Ends Tuesday 10th August 2021 by 1600hours.

To apply online for MBBS/ BDS Entry Test 2021: Click Here

To download NUMS Entry Test 2021 Syllabus: Click Here

How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test
How To Apply For NUMS Entry Test

NUMS ENTRY TEST – 2021 SYLLABUS

 

S.No.

 

Content

 

Page No.

1. Preamble 3
2. Structure, weightage & difficulty levels 4
4. Biology 5-8
5. Chemistry 9-12
6. Physics 13-15
7. English 16

 

STRUCTURE, WEIGHTAGE, AND DIFFICULTY LEVELS

  1. NUMS Entry Test shall comprise of two components
    1. Subject Based Question Paper comprising of 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with a stipulated time of 150 minutes. This part of the test shall have the following breakdown:-
      • Biology 40% (60 MCQs)
      • Chemistry 25% (38 MCQs)
      • Physics 25% (37 MCQs)
      • English 10% (15 MCQs)
      • Difficulty Level
        • Easy 20%
        • Moderate 55%
        • Hard 25%
  1. The Psychological Test comprising of 50 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with a stipulated time of 30
  2. Merit shall be based on Subject Based Question
  3. However, Qualifying The Psychological Test shall be
  4. There shall be No Negative Marking.
1. Bio-diversity (acellular life / variety of life)
2. Bio-energetics
3. Biological molecules
4. Cell structure and function
5. Coordination and control / nervous & chemical coordination
6. Enzymes
7. Evolution
8. Life processes in animals and plants (nutrition / gaseous exchange/transport)
9. Prokaryotes
10. Reproduction
11. Support and movement
12. Variation and genetics/inheritance

 

TOPICS

  1. Biodiversity (Acellular life / Variety of life)
    1. Classification of viruses
    2. Structure of viruses

2.     Bioenergetics

  1. Anaerobic respiration (respiration without oxygen)
  2. Electron transport chain
  3. Glycolysis / aerobic respiration
  4. Photosynthesis
  5. Production of ATP
  6. Role of light, water, CO2, / factors affecting photosynthesis

3.     Biological molecules

  1. Introduction to biological molecules
  2. Water
  3. Carbohydrates
  4. Proteins
  5. Lipids
  6. Conjugated molecules (glycolipids, glycoproteins)

4.     Cell structure and function

  1. Cell wall
  2. Cytoplasm and cell organelles
    • Nucleus
    • RNA
    • Endoplasmic reticulum
    • Mitochondria
    • Golgi apparatus / Golgi complex / Golgi bodies
    • Lysosomes
    • Plastids/chloroplasts
    • Vacuoles
  3. Prokaryote and eukaryote
  4. Fluid mosaic model

5.     Coordination and control / nervous & chemical coordination

  1. Nervous system
    • Nerve impulse
    • Steps involved in nervous coordination
    • Neurons (Structure and Types)
  2. Transmission of action potential between cells–synapse
    • Electrical synapses
    • Chemical synapses
    • Transmission of nerve impulse across a synapse
  3. Hormones
  4. Endocrine glands
  5. Feedback mechanism
    • Positive feedback mechanism
    • Negative feedback mechanism
  6. Reflexes and reflex arc
  7. Levels of the spinal cord and its main functions
  8. Parts of the brain with their main functions

6.     Enzymes

  1. Introduction/characteristics of enzymes
  2. Mechanism of action of enzymes
  3. Factors affecting rate of enzyme action
  4. Enzyme inhibition

7.     Evolution

  1. Inheritance of acquired characteristics
  2. Darwinism
  3. Darwin’s theory of evolution

8.     Life processes in animals and plants (nutrition / gaseous exchange/transport)

  1. Osmotic pressure/potential
  2. Cardiovascular system (including human heart structure, blood vessels)
  3. Respiratory system
  4. Digestive system
  5. Immune system
  6. Lymphatic system

9.     Prokaryotes (Kingdom Monera)

  1. Cellular Structure of bacteria
  2. Shape and size of bacteria
  3. Importance and control of bacteria

10.  Reproduction

  1. Male reproductive system
  2. Female reproductive system (including menstrual cycle)

11.  Support and movement

  1. Cartilage
  2. Types of muscles
    • Skeletal muscles
    • Cardiac muscles
    • Smooth muscles
  3. Structure of skeletal muscles
  4. Mechanism of skeletal muscle contraction
  5. Types of joints

12.  Variation and genetics/inheritance

  1. Mendel’s law of inheritance
    • Inheritance of single trait
    • Mendel’s principles of inheritance
    • Inheritance of two traits
    • Law of independent assortment
  2. Multiple alleles
  3. Sex linkage in human
1. Introduction to fundamental concepts of chemistry
2. Atomic structure
3. Gases
4. Liquids
5. Solids
6. Chemical equilibrium
7. Reaction kinetics
8. Thermo-chemistry and energetics of chemical reactions
9. Electrochemistry
10. Chemical bonding
11. S and p block elements
12. Fundamental principles of organic chemistry
13. Chemistry of hydrocarbons
14. Alcohols and phenols
15. Aldehydes and ketones
16. Carboxylic acids

 

TOPICS

  1. Introduction to fundamental concepts of chemistry
    1. Atomic mass
    2. Empirical formula
    3. Molecular formula
    4. Concept of mole
    5. Avogadro’s number
    6. Stoichiometry
  1. Atomic Structure
    1. Concept of orbitals
    2. Electronic configuration
    3. Discovery and properties of a proton (positive rays)
    4. Quantum numbers
    5. Shapes of orbitals

3.     Gases

  1. Properties of gases
  2. Gas laws
  3. Boyle’s law
  4. Charles’s law
  5. General gas equation
  6. Kinetic molecular theory of gases
  7. Ideal gas equation

4.     Liquids

  1. Properties of liquids
  2. Intermolecular forces
  3. Hydrogen bonding
  4. Vapor pressure
  5. Boiling point and external pressure

5.     Solids

  1. Types of solids
  2. Ionic solids
  3. Molecular solids

6.     Chemical Equilibrium

  1. Reversible and irreversible reactions
  2. State of chemical equilibrium
  3. Solubility product
  4. Le Chatelier’s principle
  5. Synthesis of ammonia by Haber’s Process
  6. Buffer solutions

7.     Reaction Kinetics

  1. Rate of reaction
  2. Determination of the rate of chemical reaction
  3. Factors affecting rate of reaction
  4. Order of reaction and its determination

8.     Thermochemistry and energetics of chemical reactions

  1. Definitions of terms used in thermodynamics
  2. Energy in chemical reactions
  3. First Law of thermodynamics
  4. Enthalpy of a reaction
  5. Hess’s law of constant heat summation

9.     Electrochemistry

  1. Oxidation number or state
  2. Explanation of electrolysis
  3. Electrode potential

10. Chemical Bonding

  1. Energetic bond formation
  2. Atomic sizes
  3. Atomic radii
  4. Ionic radii
  5. Covalent radii
  6. Ionization energy
  7. Electron affinity
  8. Electronegativity
  9. Bond energy
  10. Bond length
  11. Types of bonds
  12. Electrovalent or Ionic Bond
  13. Covalent bond
  14. Sigma and Pi bond
  15. Hybridization
  16. sp3-Hybridization
  17. sp2-Hybridization
  18. sp-hybridization

11. S and p Block Elements

  1. Electronic configuration
  2. Chemical properties of s-block elements
  3. Group1 Elements (Alkali Metals)
  4. Atomic and Physical properties
  5. Group2 Elements (Alkaline earth metals)
  6. Physical and chemical properties

12. Fundamental principles of organic chemistry

  1. Classification of organic compound
  2. Isomerism

13. Chemistry of hydrocarbons

  1. Open chain and closed chain hydrocarbons
  2. Benzene: Properties, reactions

14. Alcohols and phenols

  1. Alcohols:
    • Classification
    • Reactivity
  2. Phenols:
    • Physical properties
    • Reactivity

15. Aldehydes and ketones

  1. Reactions

16. Carboxylic acids

  1. Physical properties
  2. Reactivity
1. Force and motion
2. Work and energy
3. Rotational and circular motion
4. Waves
5. Thermodynamics
6. Electrostatics
7. Current electricity
8. Electromagnetism
9. Electromagnetic induction
10. Electronics
11. Nuclear physics

 

TOPICS

  1. Force and motion
    1. Displacement
    2. Velocity
    3. Acceleration
    4. Newton’s laws of motion
    5. Linear Momentum
    6. Law of conservation of momentum
    7. Collision
    8. Projectile motion

2.    Work and energy

  1. Work
  2. Energy
  3. Kinetic energy
  4. Potential energy
  5. Gravitational potential energy
  6. Power

3.    Rotational and circular motion

  1. Angular displacement
  2. Revolution
  3. Degree
  4. Radian
  5. Angular velocity
  6. Relation between linear and angular displacements
  7. Centripetal force

4.     Waves

  1. Crest
  2. Trough
  3. Amplitude
  4. Wavelength
  5. Time period and frequency
  6. Transverse waves
  7. Longitudinal waves
  8. Speed of sound in air
  9. Doppler effect
  10. Simple harmonic motion (SHM)
  11. Characteristics of simple harmonic motion
  12. Amplitude
  13. Vibration
  14. Time period
  15. Frequency

5.     Thermodynamics

  1. The first law of thermodynamics
  2. Specific heat and Molar specific heat / specific heat capacity

6.     Electrostatics

  1. Coulomb’s law
  2. Electric field and its intensity
  3. Electric potential
  4. Capacitor
  5. Capacitance
  6. The capacitance of a capacitor and its unit
  7. Energy stored in a capacitor
  8. Charging and discharging a capacitor

7.     Current Electricity

  1. Ohm’s Law
  2. Electrical resistance
  3. Effect of temperature on resistance
  4. Electric power
  5. Units of electric power
  6. Kilowatt-hours

8.    Electromagnetism

  1. Magnetic field
  2. Magnetic Flux
  3. Magnetic flux density

 

9.                             Electromagnetic induction

  1. Electromagnetic induction
  2. Faraday’s Law
  3. Lenz’s Law
  4. Generating electricity – Alternating Current Generator
  5. Transformers

10. Electronics

  1. Rectification

11. Nuclear Physics

  1. Nuclear decay / the law of radioactive decay
  2. Half-Life and rate of decay
  3. Biological effects of radiation
  4. Biological and medical uses of radiation
1. Vocabulary
2. Tense / Sentence structure
3. Spelling
4. Punctuation
5. Verb / Adverb / Adjective

 

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