Lahore; Allama Iqbal Medical College, Prof Malik Hussain Mubbashar,
Lahore, Aug 20: University of Health Sciences (UHS) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Malik Hussain Mubbashar Friday said that the entrance test application forms for admission to medical and dental colleges would be available from Saturday (today).
Giving a briefing to the media at the UHS here on Friday, Prof Mubbashar said the entrance test application forms would be available at: the UHS; the King Edward Medical University, Lahore; Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore; Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore; the Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore; de Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore; Rawalpindi Medical College, Rawalpindi; Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad; Nishtar Medical College, Multan; Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur; and Shaikh Zayed Medical College, Bahawalpur.
The forms would be available free of cost, he said, adding that last date for submission of applications was September 07.
Prof Mubbashar said that, as per summary approved by the chief minister, Punjab, the entrance test would be held in 12 major cities of the province on September 13. He also claimed that arrangements for entrance test of medical and dental colleges had been finalized, adding that more than 35,000 candidates were expected to appear in the test this year. He said that a total of 22 centres were being established for this purpose three in Lahore, four in Rawalpindi, three in Bahawalpur, three in Gujranwala, two in Faisalabad and one each in Sahiwal, Multan, Gujrat, Sargodha, D.G. Khan, Rahim Yar Khan and Hassan Abdal.
He said that candidates aspiring to appear from Lahore, Sahiwal Gujrat, Gujranwala and Sargodha must submit their applications at the UHS; those from Multan and D.G. Khan at Nishtar Medical College Multan; those from Rawalpindi and Hassan Abdal at Rawalpindi Medical College Rawalpindi; and those aspiring to appear from Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Faisalabad must submit their applications at Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur, Shaikh Zayed Medical College, Rahim Yar Khan and Punjab Medical College Faisalabad, respectively.