Medical College in Lahore

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.

Post Graduate Medical Institute Summer vacation

LAHORE :02 August: Post Graduate Medical Institute Principal Ghias un Nabi Tayyab has suspended the summer vacation of all the teaching staff and asked the professors, assistant and associate professors to remain available in their departments. According to a press release issued here on Tuesday, the PGMI principal said that the medical superintendent should ensure smooth working in every section.The news.

VC slots in three medical varsities

LAHORE:23 may: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has declared more than 40 foreign medical degrees/diplomas of senior doctors “unregistered”, opening a new debate on criteria for the selection of heads of the public sector medical institutions in Punjab. The PMDC has also questioned the validity of the degrees after many of these were either found “unfamiliar” by the medical education regulatory body working on the matter or contradicted the claims by the candidates for the vice-chancellor slots in medical varsities of having Level-III qualification.

Ameer ud Din Medical College Drama night

LAHORE:May 23:Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute and Ameer ud Din Medical College Prof Ghiyas un Nabi Tayyab has said extracurricular activities play vital role to polish personality of students. Medical students have to burn midnight oil for attaining satisfactory numbers. They need more opportunities of recreation and college functions to keep themselves relaxed and fresh.


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