Medical College in Lahore

PMDC computerisation starts

LAHORE:January 21:The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has started the process of implementing digitalisation system for its better functioning. Ad hoc Council of PMDC Chairman Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan (retd) chaired a meeting at PMDC office on Saturday to improve and revamp the IT system of the office and to implement digitalisation system to speed up the working and to move towards paperless environment, said a press release issued here.

Post Graduate Medical Institute get modern training to young doctors

Lahore:13 December: The Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Principal Prof Dr Ghias-un-Nabi Tayyab called upon young doctors to get modern training in all medical fields and keep their knowledge up-to-date. He was addressing the 4th “Intensive Review Course for Orthopedic Department” on Tuesday here at Lahore General Hospital (LGH). Under training doctors of FCPS and MS across the country attended the event.

Protest against high fee, low quality of education

Lahore:December 11:In connection with Human Rights Day-2017, a large number of parents and civil society members organised a demonstration against fee-hike and declining quality of education by private schools on Sunday. Chanting slogans and carrying placards at the demo, organised by the Parents Action Committee (PAC) and Civil Society Network at Liberty roundabout, the demonstrators, including schoolchildren expressed strong concerns over ‘high-handedness’ of private schools and termed the same a ‘mafia’ fleecing people in the name of education.

PMDC starts action against colleges over admission policy

LAHORE:November 28: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and Ministry of Health (NHRS&C) have started taking action against the colleges, which are not following the centralised admission policy 2016. According to a press release issued here Monday, PM&DC President, in a statement, said that all colleges have to submit their student registration lists before 31st of March, 2018, for the session 2017 -2018 to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council after completing the admissions as per centralised admission policy 2016; otherwise, students shall not be registered with PM&DC.

PMDC starts action against colleges over admission policy

LAHORE:November 28: Pakistan Medical and Dental Council and Ministry of Health (NHRS&C) have started taking action against the colleges, which are not following the centralised admission policy 2016. According to a press release issued here Monday, PM&DC President, in a statement, said that all colleges have to submit their student registration lists before 31st of March, 2018, for the session 2017 -2018 to Pakistan Medical and Dental Council after completing the admissions as per centralised admission policy 2016; otherwise, students shall not be registered with PM&DC.

Fatima Jinnah Medical University VC discuss policies of university

LAHORE:November 22: November 22: Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) Vice Chancellor Prof Khalid Masood Gondal called on Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmad to discuss upcoming policies of the university. According to a press release, Prof Khalid said the university was striving to meet the standards as suggested by the HEC. He expressed his vision to make the university one of the leading medical universities at national and international level.The news.

Delay likely in admissions to public medical colleges, universities

Lahore:November 14:Admissions to public medical colleges and universities may be delayed because the Sindh Health Department is yet to finalise the institution that would conduct the prerequisite entry test. On Saturday the health department had cancelled the October 22 entry test conducted by the National Testing Service (NTS) on allegations of question paper leak and other anomalies, announcing that the test would be retaken within 15 days.

King Edward Medical University Convocation

LAHORE:10 november:The King Edward Medical University (KEMU) on Thursday held its convocation at university’s Patiala Block. Punjab Governor Rafique Rajwana was the chief guest, while Punjab Minister for Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Khawaja Salman Rafique was the guest of honor at the convocation. The KEMU acting Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Qazi Muhammad Saeed gave a welcome address, while Registrar Prof Dr Irshad Hussain Qureshi presented a list of successful candidates to the Chancellor.

HEC directed to certify medical graduates degrees

LAHORE:October 3:The Lahore High Court on Monday ordered Higher Education Commission (HEC) to certify transcripts/degrees of medical students issued to them by Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) within two weeks. Justice Shams Mahmood Mirza issued this order while hearing a petition moved by Khadijatul Kubra and hundreds of other students who passed their MBBS from Fatima Jinnah Medical College (FJMC). However, the HEC declined to certify their degrees on the ground that FJMC was not a constituent college of FJMU.

Body formed to resolve medical entrance test, academy mafia issue

LAHORE :September 13:Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal has constituted a nine-member committee to contemplate on the issue of the Medical Colleges Admission Test (MCAT) and academy mafia brought to the floor of the house by PTI MPA Mian Aslam on Monday. The assembly session started around 11:20 on Tuesday with the Speaker addressing on the issue raised before the house on Monday. While constituting a nine-member committee the Speaker appointed Punjab Minister Rana Mashhood as the head of the committee.

CPSP centre inaugurated

LAHORE :September 13:Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez ur Rehman along with CPSP President Prof Zafar Ullah Chaudhry has inaugurated CPSP Regional Centre in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB). According a press release issued here on Tuesday, the GB chief minister appreciated the efforts of CPSP within the country and abroad. He said that with the inauguration of CPSP centre, a new era of progress in the field of medical profession would being in the province. He assured the CPSP of all kinds of cooperation and patronage.

Students protest Medical and Dental College paper leak

LAHORE:24 August: A number of students staged a demonstration outside the Lahore Press Club on Wednesday to press the authorities to retake Medical and Dental College Admission Test (MDCAT) as its question paper was leaked. Carrying placards, the protesters demanded that the condition to appear in MDCAT for admission to medical and dental colleges should be withdrawn as only students of private tuition centres performed well in it because they got the question paper in advance.

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