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UHS Conducting Medical Entrance Test Again After Eid

UHS Conducting Medical Entrance Test Again After Eid

Lahore: The eligibility criteria for appearance in the medical entrance test which was set by Punjab government was declared illegal by a division bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) here on Monday. LHC reduced criteria from 65% to 60% marks in FSc according to the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council’s policy. The court directed the Punjab government and the University of Health Sciences (UHS) to conduct special entrance test for the students who got 60% marks or above in FSc but couldn’t appear in the entry test which was held before the announcement of FSc result.

All students who had appeared in the test held in July are eligible to apply for MBBS admission to all universities in line with regulations set by the PMDC. The court also declared illegal 60 per cent minimum passing marks set by UHS and ruled that there would be no passing percentage for the test.

The bench comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Chaudhry Shahid Saeed observed this while disposing of several identical writ petitions challenging the process of the entrance test for the MBBS. Advocates Muhammad Azhar Siddique, Mian Abdul Qaddus, Nasir Mehmood Qureshi, and Mian Qamar uz Zaman presented different petitioners.

LHC ordered the medical universities and colleges to follow the guidelines of PMDC as it is the regulatory body. UHS will conduct the special entrance test of the candidates who has secured more than 60 percent marks right after the Eid-ul-Fitar. According to UHS sources, nearly 2000 candidates would be appearing in special entrance test after Eid.

The PMDC had told the bench that the council had issued cohesive rules and regulations for the test all over the country. The Punjab government and the University of Health Sciences were obligated to abide by the rules. As per PMDC criteria, a student passing F.Sc (Per medical) exam with at least 60 per cent marks was eligible to appear in entrance test, but the Punjab government had overlooked the rules and held the entrance test before the announcement of the FSc. He pleaded that result of the entrance test should be stopped because it would not provide equal opportunities to all students throughout Pakistan. He said that, under the rules set by the Punjab government, students with 60 or 65 per cent marks would not be able to sit in the test. The counsels pleaded that the entry tests were being held prior to the announcement of the F.Sc. result, resulting in the prohibition of the petitioners to participate in the entry test.

The UHS and the chairman admission board for medical/dental institutions of Punjab, without any approval from the PMDC, had declared 65 per cent marks as the eligibility criteria in 2009. He pointed out that, in the same year, the respondents -going a step further and negating the regulations of the PMDC – had increased the passing marks from 40 to 60 per cent. Advocate Azhar Siddique requested the court to declare the criteria for the test given by the respondents without any lawful authority, in conflict of article 9,25, 37 and 38 of the constitution and violative of the instructions of the PMDC.

12 comments

  1. kia admission forms net se b download ho rhe hain please some one tell me

  2. Princess_maleehaawan

    i couldnt undrstnd :(
    wot shd i do?
    can ny 1 tell wot ‘z de %age critaria to apply for medical or entrance tst?
    mra kitna % markz hny chahye fsc mai k me test k lye apply kr skn in 2011
     

  3. hmm. very Gud DECEISION by UHS n PMDC by changing merit formula…

    wat the hell is F.sc.. first of all make ur f.sc examination pattern n cheecking clear.. then give importance 2 f.sc…

    the student who secure 454 in first part.. but his total marks are 940…:( wat is thz? that u say f.sc examz.. practical marks 52 n physics 48…!!!

    nw to my dear fellows who posted in above posts.. can u plz tell me is ur are supporting thiz f.sc…!!!!:(

    if u r really brilliant student then u can secure v.gud marks in entry test becz all game is in ur own hand….!!!

    thanx 2 my dear Allah i secure 908 marks in entry test…!!!!

  4. no i have no information .but admission will took place in novembers first week

  5. vat is this i am unable to understand this can those who vas appeared in previous test r able to do it again confusingggggggg :timeout: :grrr:

  6. :: samreen iz ther any case in SC against LHC descion??????????nd about seats?????????????/ do u hav any infrmation about it??????????????:

  7. october 08,2010 4:15 pm                                              Teen mahene ho gae hmain intazar krte hue r abhi tak  hm uhs k further process k bare main kuch nai jante! we r soo worreid about our admission n cant w8 anymore! plz jo bhi krna ha jaldi kijeye plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz :hanje:

  8. is it realy true?

    50%entry test…40%FSC and 10% matric

    i stiil cant beleive

    wheres the proof that it is realy this? we will b doomd

    its our future they are playing wid :sad:

  9. There is a protest against uhs on 7th nd 8th oct 8:30am. for there changing merit policies,in front of uhs.Tell your friends whether they are effected or not.we need more and more people.Don’t stay back.Fight for your rights guys.Please!!bring your parents too.

  10. i dont undestand the system of UHS….what is this????suna he entry test aggregate criteria chng horha he…..if this happened then i will go to supreme court…..what is this???50%entry test…40%FSC and 10% matric……..entry test ko ziada prefer kia jarha he…is trha to sab FSC ko chor kr entry test ki tyari kri…..itni ziada importance is test ko……its not a justice……plz be with me in this compaign…thnx :uuu:

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