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MCAT Result Associated With The Final Decision of LHC

MCAT Result Associated With The Final Decision of LHC

MCAT Result associated with the final decision of LHC:
MCAT Result associated with the final decision of LHC:

LAHORE, July 22: A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday associated the result of entrance tests for MBBS and BDS to the court’s final decision on petitions filed by Nazifa Fatima, a student of F.Sc medical, challenging the test process.

Earlier, Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) registrar Dr Ahmad Nadeem informed the court that the council had announced a uniform policy and rules for entrance test across the country.

The registrar, who was accompanied by his counsel, Dr Abdul Basit, said the Punjab government and the University Health Sciences (UHS) were bound to follow the councils’ policy, but the provincial government was interfering in council’s affairs with regard to conduct of entrance test.

He said according to the criteria set by the PMDC, a student, who had passed F.Sc (pre medical) exam and obtained 60 per cent marks, was qualified to take entrance test. But, the Punjab government, violating these rules, held entrance test before the announcement of F.Sc results. Whereas, he said, under the rules issued by Punjab government, only those students, who would get 60 or 65 per cent marks, were eligible to appear in entry test.

The registrar requested the court to hold back the result of entrance test because it would not provide equal opportunities to all students throughout Pakistan.

The bench consisting of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Farrukh Irfan Khan, however, associated the result with court’s final judgment on the petitions and adjourned hearing till Aug 19.

Petitioner Nazifa Fatima, a student of F.Sc (pre-medical), through Counsel Muhammad Azhar Siddique, said the entrance test was being conducted prior to the announcement of F.Sc result which resulted in her ineligibility to take the test.

She said the conduct of entry test in such a manner was violation of fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution and also in violation of the obligatory instructions issued by the PMDC.

She said all other provinces were having eligibility criteria of 60% marks in F.Sc. and passing mark of 50% in the entrance test. But, the UHS and the chairman admission board for medical/dental institutions of Punjab without any approval from the PMDC adopted a 60 per cent marks eligibility criteria in 2009.

She and other petitioners pleaded that the respondents be directed to act strictly in accordance with law and follow the criteria for holding the entrance test laid down by the PMDC and instructions be issued for holding entry test after the announcement of FSc results.

On last hearing, the bench had turned down the petitioners’ plea to stay holding of test and allowed the university to proceed according to the prescribed schedule.

10 comments

  1. MCAT test must be held again to facilitate to the fsc students :pray: :. Passing marks should be 50%. :telephone-aya: i am very unhappy. :uuwaan: now i can not listen anything. :never: i am very angry. :grrr:

  2. mcat f.sc k result se pehle le kr bilkul acha nhi kiya isliye percentage 35 honi chahiye :uuwaan:

  3. uhs ka entry test jldi lene ka koi fayda nahi hoa .akhir case to usi trha Ziadaa time le gya .yehi time agr students ko dete to ye problem students aur LHC ke lye na hoti.ab ye test dobara hona chahie.ecat ke students ko to khob time mila ha aur un ka koi gila bhi nhi ha .uhs ka dava glt sabit hoa jis main unhon ne kha ke wo students ko tution fees se bachana chahte han. :taliyan: :peepni: :grrr:

  4. %age should b 40 or 50. itz totally unfair for medical students of punjab….

  5. test 2bara huna chahiaay… boht say student tiyari ni kr sakay theak terhan say…  agr test  pehlay lena tha to kam iz kam 3 mahinay pehlay bta tay .. acdmies nay fees b zaida li aur  perhaya b kuch ni……
    :uuwaan:

  6. abhe tak ECAT bhe nai hua,tou MCAT dbara honay mai kya masla hai,waisay rules ki baat kartain hain,tou phr is saal FSC k result sy pehlay q test lai kar rule tora….

    pass %age ya tou phr 40 ya 50 karain agar test dobara nai lenaa dobara….:uuu:

  7. i m glad to saying tht test waz so good :victory: ab dobara lenay ki baat krny walay log pagal hn :blah: plz ab merit list ka bta diyo :grrr:

  8. RESULT IS VERY GOOD :shamo: .PASSING%IS VERY NICE :chad-yaar: . AB KUCH NAHI HO GA :never: .TENSION LAINAY KI ZARORAT NAHI :tusi-gr8-ho: .MERIT LIST KAB AAY GI :chasma: ? CHALO EID TO ACHI GUZRAY GI :dand-kad:

  9. it was really really unfair to all the students !

    not giving enough time to prepare for the test !

    according to me the passing percentage should be 40 and may be it'll be good to conduct the test again after the announcement of the FSC result !

    :uuu:

  10. how many seats are resereved for khyber pukhtoon khwa. MCAT 2010. :ururu:

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